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  1. The WorkPlace In Bridgeport Wins $400K Grant To Develop Retail Jobs

    The WorkPlace In Bridgeport Wins $400K Grant To Develop Retail Jobs

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A Bridgeport-based organization that provides job training and educational opportunities for the good of employees and employers has been awarded a $400,000 grant that is expected to aid 300 people in southwest Connecticut.The WorkPlace at 350 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, is one of 10 workforce development boards, or WBDs, in the country to receive the grant, which ...

  2. Former Wesleyan Footballer Gets House Arrest, Probation For Drug Sale

    Former Wesleyan Footballer Gets House Arrest, Probation For Drug Sale

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A 22-year-old former Wesleyan University football player was sentenced Tuesday to six months of house arrest for selling a synthetic hallucinogenic drug that caused one student to overdose, according to authorities.Ryan Welch of Salem, Mass., was widely known on the football team as the source for the drug “2C-B,” according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Deirdre ...

  3. Connecticut Ranks Among Strictest States For Drunken Driving

    Connecticut Ranks Among Strictest States For Drunken Driving

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – New statistics measuring the strictness of each state on drunken driving-related criminal offenses lists Connecticut as the seventh strictest state in the country, according to the consumer finance website WalletHub.Though alcohol-impaired driving still accounted for 31 percent of motor vehicle deaths in 2014, experts say the general trends have such deaths on ...

  4. Mosquitoes In Stratford Test Positive For West Nile Virus

    Mosquitoes In Stratford Test Positive For West Nile Virus

    STRATFORD, Conn. – Mosquitoes trapped earlier this month at Beacon Point in Stratford have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Stratford Star website.The Stratford Health Department warned Tuesday that town residents should “double-down on taking precautions” against mosquito bites by wearing long sleeves and pants and using insect repellent, according to the ...

  5. Eversource Offers Top Tips To Keep Cool And Save Energy During Heat Wave

    Eversource Offers Top Tips To Keep Cool And Save Energy During Heat Wave

    Oppressive temperatures are expected to strike the region this weekend, causing a greater strain on the electrical system.“Typically the demand for electricity grows by 75 percent during peak summer months,” said Steve Gilkey, vice president of electric field operations for Eversource in Connecticut. “We prepare well in advance of the summer months to ensure the system is able to handle ...

  6. Bridgeport Man Accused Of Taking Joy Ride Through Trumbull Theater Lot

    Bridgeport Man Accused Of Taking Joy Ride Through Trumbull Theater Lot

    TRUMBULL, Conn. – A Bridgeport man accused of doing high-speed doughnuts in the parking lot of a local movie theater with a woman in the front passenger seat mooning onlookers has been arrested, according to the Connecticut Post.Mark Dunbar of Randall Avenue, Bridgeport, was taken into custody Wednesday by officers investigating the July 2 incident, according to the Post, which reported ...

  7. Bridgeport Stalking Incident Stokes Fears of Terrorism

    Bridgeport Stalking Incident Stokes Fears of Terrorism

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Suspecting a link to terrorism when they found a Turkish citizen in a car with two passports, $14,000 cash and multiple large jugs full of an unidentified liquid, Bridgeport police on Sunday called in a bomb sniffing dog, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Connecticut Post.There were no apparent links between any terrorists groups and ...

  8. Stamford Man Pleads Guilty To Capturing, Killing Federally Protected Hawks

    Stamford Man Pleads Guilty To Capturing, Killing Federally Protected Hawks

    STAMFORD, Conn. – A Stamford man is facing 18 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to killing several protected hawks he viewed as threats to his racing pigeons.Adam Boguski, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy to take, capture and kill red-tailed hawks and Cooper’s hawks, and two counts of taking, capturing and killing Cooper’s hawks, according to a joint statement ...

  9. 2 New Haven Men Plead Guilty To Cocaine Charges In Mass Overdose Case

    2 New Haven Men Plead Guilty To Cocaine Charges In Mass Overdose Case

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Two New Haven men on Thursday admitted to selling the fentanyl-laced cocaine that caused 17 overdoses in a single day in June, including three deaths, according to the U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly.Frank Pina, 57, and Steven Whaley, 48, sold the victims cocaine that later was found to have been laced with fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is at least 50 times more ...

  10. Did You Know Exercise Helps Us Learn?

    Did You Know Exercise Helps Us Learn?

    Scientists have found exercise increases biochemicals in the body and brain that allow for more effective learning, but have not yet figured out the optimal time to exercise after learning has taken place, according to The New York Times.Researchers in the Netherlands and Scotland recently published a study in which they observed 72 healthy men and women, asking each to undergo 40 ...

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