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Fairfield police: Suspect confessed in fatal hit-and-run crash

BRIDGEPORT - Fairfield police said Jairo Lopez-Bonillo admitting striking a motorcycle driver with his sports utility vehicle and then fleeing the scene earlier this month. “Jairo stated he imagined the (motorcyclist) was injured but (he) was surprised and nervous and left the scene,” police stated in a report released Wednesday.

Crazy Good Eatz – Artisan Soup Restaurant

Shetice Jackson has been a chef her entire life. She cooked throughout high school, and then she attended Emerson Vocational High School for Culinary Arts, where she graduated first in her class. From there, she graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Her experience includes being a sous chef for a number of restaurants, working for Emeril Lagasse at the MGM Grand Hotel, and earning her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from SUNY Buffalo State. She also did an 8-year stint as chef-instructor of Campus House – a teaching laboratory – on the grounds of SUNY Buffalo State.

THEATER REVIEW: ‘Guys and Dolls’ soars at Sharon Playhouse

Sharon Playhouse’s joyous production of the 1950 “Guys and Dolls,” one of the greatest American musicals of all time, opened last Friday, July 29 with the exuberance of a Broadway premier at a jam-packed Bobbie Olsen Theater. It’s the first full production staged in Sharon’s updated, old summer-stock barn since the pandemic, which gave the evening a special buzz. And the show’s score by Frank Loesser, one of the all-time great musical comedy composers and lyricists, is chockablock with some off the most popular songs that came from Broadway—delivered with vocal authority by a sparkling cast. But what really distinguishes Sharon Playhouse’s production is the tap choreography by director Justin Boccitto, who renders this Broadway classic into the non-stop, vivacious musical fable it was meant to endure as.

Bristol woman gets prison for buying guns for felons; nine of the firearms remain missing

A Bristol woman was sentenced to a year in prison Wednesday for illegally purchasing firearms for individuals she knew were felons, according to federal prosecutors. Leah Boucher, 30, also was sentenced U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton to three years of supervised release, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors, citing court documents and statements made in court, said the case stemmed ...
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Bell City Barber Shop celebrates grand opening

BRISTOL – With its red sign making a sharp statement at 423 North Main St., Bell City Barber Shop celebrated its grand opening Tuesday with a late afternoon ribbon-cutting. Co-owners Dave Lopez and Guillermo Montesdeoca said their focus on business is in providing a family-friendly experience for all ages in hair cutting and styling.

How many red light and stop sign violations occurred in your area?

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) — Driving running red lights is a frustrating issue that can have dangerous results. Stop On Red Week is observed across the country every year during the first full week of August — Aug. 7 to 13 — to highlight the significance of red traffic lights and reduce crashes caused by breaking […]
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Gaston, Bradley seek to move past bitter primary campaign

BRIDGEPORT — State Sen. Dennis Bradley was in high spirits about an hour after polls closed in Tuesday’s Democratic primary against the Democratic Town Committee’s endorsed candidate, Rev. Herron Gaston, an aide to Mayor Joe Ganim and Methodist pastor. The incumbent, whose 23rd District includes parts of...