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Reports: Manhunt near Bridgeport’s Central High School dwindles  CTPost

UPDATE: 9:10 P.M.. BRIDGEPORT — Police are still on the lookout for the suspect of an earlier manhunt, but the active manhunt involving multiple officers has ...



Former Bridgeport teacher accused of assaulting students pleads no contest  FOX61 Hartford

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport special education teacher charged with sexually assaulting two students has pleaded no contest. The Connecticut Post reports ...



Former Bridgeport Teacher Makes Plea In Sex Assault Case  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Former Teacher Makes Sex Assault Plea - Bridgeport, CT - A teacher accused of sexually assaulting two special education students made her plea in court.



Central High ribbon-cutting shows off makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Until a couple of weeks ago, Central High School could brag that it was the city's newest local high school — cold comfort for a building that ...



Central High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 67. Central High School's Class of 2018 Graduation Exercises in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday, June 22, 2018. Central High School's Class of 2018 ...



Officers Remained at Bridgeport's Central and Bassick High Schools After Investigations  NBC Connecticut

Central High School in Bridgeport was on lockdown as police investigated a social media threat that turned out to be a reference to a school in New Mexico ...



SEEN: Central High School senior prom 2018  CT Post

Bridgeport's Central High School held its senior prom at Cascade Fine Catering in Hamden on June 1, 2018. The senior class graduates on June 22. Were you ...



Group wants race gap between students, educators closed  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The only male role models Ryan Brown recalls while attending Danbury High School were his football coaches. “They had my back,” Brown ...



Obit: George Biagioni, 86, Of Trumbull  Trumbull, CT Patch

Obit: George Biagioni, 86, Of Trumbull - Trumbull, CT - He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Trumbull DTC in 2013.



Obituary: Sally-Ann Pazsak  Orange Town News

Sally-Ann Pazsak, 72, of Milford, beloved wife of Alexander Pazsak, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2018. Born on April 13, 1946 in Bridgeport, CT, ...



Thomas J. Murray, 94  Westport Now

Thomas J. Murray of Weston, a former Westport resident, died Nov. 17 at home. He was 94. WestportNow.com Image Thomas Murray: advertising executive.



Obituary: Thomas J. Murray, 94  Westport, CT Patch

Information and image via Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home. Thomas J. Murray, 94 of Weston, died peacefully at home on November 17, 2018. He was the ...



Obituary: Thomas J. Murray, 94, of Weston  Weston, CT Patch

Obituary: Thomas J. Murray, 94, of Weston - Weston-Redding-Easton, CT - Thomas served in the Army Air Corps as a 1st Lieutenant Bombardier in the 8th AF 92 ...



Bridgeport Schools set graduation date and locales  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's Board of Education is forgoing a daylong graduation marathon at the Webster Bank Arena this year in favor of a much more ...



Bassick High School gets its turn at a makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School is ready for its $115 million makeover. Whether it will take the form of a new building, a renovation or something in ...



SEEN: Bridgeport's Central High School prom 2017  CT Post

Bridgeport's Central High School held its senior prom at Woodwinds Banquet Hall in Branford on May 18, 2017. Were you SEEN? Photo: Sara Collimore.



Central High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 40. Central High School Graduation at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Central High School Graduation at ...



Bassick High School reinvention under way  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The wheels have been put in motion for a new Bassick High School. Not just a much-needed new building to replace the leaky one built as a ...



Bridgeport: Adult ed classes begin Sept. 4  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Registration for the Department of Adult Education fall semester evening classes will take place Monday through Thursday, August 27-30, from ...



Alleged sex assaulting teacher gets brief detention  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The former Central High School teacher caught driving the special education student she is accused of sexually assaulting to the beach got a ...



Bridgeport students protest length, conditions of walking to school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 30 protesters gathered in front of City Hall Monday to protest how hard it is to get to school on foot. Many of the protesters were of high ...



Bridgeport police: Teen critical after bullet fragment hits brain  News 12 Connecticut

Bridgeport police added extra security at area high schools Friday after a teen was shot.



Broke school board finds money for freshman football at Harding  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A city school board still trying to find millions in cuts to make next year's school budget balanced added $3,500 to the bottom line to fund ...



Cops: Ex-teacher caught with alleged student lover despite protective order  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A sojourn to the beach on a summer day may have cost the freedom of a former Central High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting ...



Displaced Bridgeport school leaders reassigned  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Budget cuts have led to more administrative reassignments than usual in a school district that is used to rearranging the deck chairs each ...



SROs to patrol problem areas of Bridgeport this summer  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — City students are seeing some familiar faces patrolling the streets this summer. School resource officers are on patrol in problematic areas of ...



Bridgeport protestors want better communication between school staff and Latino parents  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 25 parents and children staged a protest in front of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that the city's school district improve services ...



Bridgeport cops looking to ID burglary suspect  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect from an incident last month. The burglary happened at Central High ...



Bridgeport teacher receive Yale Educator Award  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Shaun Mitchell never attended Yale University, but one of his former students does. As such, the award winning Central High School English ...



Central High School graduation  CT Post

Pablo Rosa waves a Brazilian flag while walking across the stage to get his diploma during the Bridgeport Central High School 2015 graduation ceremony at ...



Central High School Class of 2014 Graduation  CT Post

Image 1 of 137. Scenes from the Central High School commencement ceremony Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport, Conn. Scenes from ...



Central High fencing team foiled by zero funding  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — The sport of fencing gets its name from the word “defense,” and that's the stance the Central High School fencing team has had to take lately.



Central Named Among Connecticuts Best High Schools for 2017: U.S. News and World Report  Patch.com

Central Named Among Connecticut's Best - Bridgeport, CT - The annual list is out and 40 Connecticut schools rank among the best in the state.



Bridgeport balks at $37G graduation pricetag  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Graduation Day for the Class of 2018 in Bridgeport comes at a price the school board may be unwilling to pay. The bill to host five consecutive ...



Fairchild Wheeler High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 15. Information Technology graduate Jose Juarez, of Bridgeport, celebrates after getting his diploma during the Interdistrict Science Magnet School's ...



In Bridgeport, new curriculum widens students’ perspectives  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A month into a semester-long course on African American Studies, Damian Charriez was compelled to Google the name Mansa Musa.



School board member arrested at Success Village meeting  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Often-controversial Board of Education member Maria Pereira has been arrested after a Success Village Apartments Board of Directors ...



Teacher charged with sexually assaulting special ed student  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A Central High School teacher has been removed from her job amid charges she sexually assaulted a special education student.



Bridgeport teacher among state Teacher of the Year finalists  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the second time in four years, a local educator has made the final round in the Connecticut Teacher of the Year competition. Sheena ...



Ex-teacher arrested on more sex charges  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT—A former Central High School teacher allegedly had sex with at least four of her male special education students, police confirmed Wednesday.



School district wants security but not the bill  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Pressed for cash, members of the city school board are looking to stop footing the bill for police who cover district sporting events. Facilities ...



Judge scolds teacher for not staying away from alleged student lover  New York Post

Laura Calladio Ramos, who has resigned from at her position at Central High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut, spent about an hour in jail Thursday after a ...



Bridgeport parents upset after school fight video goes viral  News 12 Connecticut

Parents in Bridgeport say they are concerned about the growing trend among students of recording fights and then posting them on social media for all the world ...



Bridgeport Rallies Around Quadriplegic Teacher About To Lose Vital Benefits  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Friends are rallying around a beloved Central High School teacher who recently learned that state budget changes might make it ...



Central High enforces school uniform policy, a bit late  Ct Post

Wearing a thin white top with lacy sleeves and matching white plastic sunglasses, Central High School senior Kenji Johnson uttered a few choice words when ...



Longtime Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti Thinking About Bridgeport Mayoral Run — But First He'd Have To Move - Har  Hartford Courant

Mark Lauretti, the 27-year Republican mayor of Shelton who is currently Fairfield County's longest serving mayor or first selectman, says he's intrigued by a ...



Chances of violence have schools jittery  CTPost

With students, parents and teachers on edge over school security, administrators are scrambling to ease fears and to respond to reports — some ...



Bridgeport brings hope to new school year  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The 2018-19 school year was proclaimed a year of hope, promise and advocacy by Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson in a welcome ...



Obit: Freddy Tello, 24, Of Bridgeport  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Information and photo via Abriola Parkview Funeral Home. Freddy A. Tello, age 24, of Bridgeport, loving son of Freddy J. and Elsa L. Perez Tello, passed away ...



Bridgeport Central High Soars As 426 Students Graduate  The Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Bridgeport Central High School held its 2015 commencement ceremony Monday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena, as 426 seniors ...



Bridgeport politician charged in confrontation with cop  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Since losing his most recent bid for mayor — and his City Council seat — in 2015, Republican Enrique “Rick” Torres has avoided politics and ...



New K-9 Joins Bridgeport Police  Patch.com

New K-9 Joins Bridgeport Police - Bridgeport, CT - The 2 year old, Belgian Malinois joined the Bridgeport K9 Unit thanks to a donation from Sonitrol Verified ...



Teacher’s union endorses Moore over one of their own  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Education Association's executive board has voted to endorse State Sen. Marilyn Moore, D-Bridgeport, for another term ...



Excellence in teaching awards announced  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Education Fund has announced its 2018 Inspiration Awards for city educators. Top prizes go to Natalie Liberty-Murray, ...



Puerto Rican Day parade celebrates 25 years in Bridgeport  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — When the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade steps off from Central High School Sunday, organizers will be breathing a sigh of relief. The event ...



Schooled in construction  CT Post

Sometimes there are noises, but it is not that much of a distraction,” Keahna Galarza, a Central High magnet senior said, waiting at the end of the day for a ride ...



Bridgeport superintendent to be honored by CT NAACP  CTPost

Bridgeport Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson has been chosen as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2018 by the Connecticut ...



Bridgeport: Puerto Rican Day Parade set for Sunday  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County Inc. will stage its 25th annual parade on Sunday, July 8. Scheduled to start at 11 a.m. the parade ...



Bridgeport Central High Toasts The Class Of 2016 At Graduation  Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Over 300 Hilltoppers — with the guys in black and the girls in red — marched into the Webster Bank Arena on Tuesday evening as ...



City claims it can take on O&G’s construction oversight  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — John Ricci, Mayor Joe Ganim's public facilities chief, says his department will oversee school construction now that O&G Industries has been ...



Bridgeport police officer awarded for athletic accomplishments  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Police Officer Kateema Riettie is not your typical 44-year-old. Riettie, who is a physical fitness instructor for Bridgeport Police Training ...



Bridgeport police train school resource officers for active shooters  News 12 Connecticut

Bridgeport police say they are teaching their school resource officers the latest methods for dealing with an active shooter in response to recent school shootings ...



Former teacher arraigned on sex charges  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT—A former Central High School teacher was arraigned Tuesday morning on charges that she sexually assaulted a special education student.



State Voters’ Guide  CTPost

PAM STANESKI. Party: Republican Job: State Representative for House District 119; EDUCATION: Old Dominion University: Office/Community Groups: former ...



Obituary: Jean Griffin Kelley, 86, of Fairfield  Fairfield, CT Patch

Obituary: Jean Griffin Kelley, 86 - Fairfield, CT - Jean was a substitute teacher in Milford for many years once her children were in school and then worked for ...



Teacher charged in sexual assault resigns  CT Post

Ramos, 31, of Pond Point Avenue, Milford, was charged Tuesday with second-degree sexual assault after police said she admitted having sexual intercourse ...



Bridgeport Student Named U.S. Senate Page  Patch.com

Bridgeport Student Named U.S. Senate Page - Bridgeport, CT - United States Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) made the announcement Monday.



Bridgeport PD acquires police dog for bomb detection  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city has an additional line of defense when it comes to bomb detection now that Dennis, the police department's new bomb sniffing dog, ...



Friends remember mom-to-be killed in Shelton crash  News 12 Connecticut

Friends are remembering a pregnant Bridgeport woman who died in a weekend car crash in Shelton as a happy person.



Bridgeport crowns local spelling bee winner  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city and national spelling bee competitions don't exactly line up. While Janelle Newell, a sixth-grader from Multicultural Magnet School, ...



HCC celebrates 50 years, and looks ahead  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Eddie Rodriguez Jr. was college age but not college ready when he graduated from Central High School in the late 1960s, so he entered the ...



Harding, Central, Bassick and Bullard-Havens Graduation Rates Released  Patch.com

High School's Graduation Rates Released - Bridgeport, CT - The state has released town-by-town data concerning how many local students are graduating from ...



Bridgport teacher charged with sexual assault in more trouble  FOX61 Hartford

BRIDGEPORT — A Connecticut special education teacher free on bond while she awaits trial on charges that she sexually assaulted two male students is in ...



Obituary: ​Brian Richard Zikaras, 63, of Milford  Milford, CT Patch

Obituary: ​Brian Richard Zikaras, 63, of Milford - Milford, CT - He worked in several tool shops over his lifetime and finished his working career at Home Depot in ...



Bristol Central Holds On To Upset Maloney, 29-22 - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

With 1 minute, 55 seconds remaining in Friday's game between Maloney and Bristol Central, the visiting Spartans had the ball on the Rams' 41-yard line after ...



Bridgeport’s new alternative school motivating students  CT Post

Bridgeport's new alternative school motivating students Created this fall to replace the New School, a privately-operated alternative high school run on behalf of ...



Twilight program caters to students having trouble at Bridgeport high schools  Ct Post

BRIDGEPORT -- As most students are exiting Central High School around 3:15 p.m., Rayshellie Rodriguez stops at the security desk to deposit her cellphone ...



Bridgeport to axe Parent Center classes  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — The district's Parent Center will stop offering adult education programs next week due to a budget cut. [...] parents enrolled in the center's ...



Obama rallies crowd for Malloy in Bridgeport  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT -- Allies to the end on issues such as gun control and the minimum wage, President Barack Obama helped Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ...



Choir makes a comeback at Bridgeport’s Harding High  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the first time in years, the sounds of choir warm-ups are spilling out of from a second floor performing arts wing into the drab hallways of ...



City has three new high school principals  Ct Post

Part of the system overhaul brought to the district by Interim Schools Superintendent Paul Vallas, new high school principals, said Vallas, was necessary to jump ...



Photo Flash: First Look at PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN at Central High School in Bridgeport  Broadway World

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout previously announced that Central High School in Bridgeport, CT will present the regional ...



Bridgeport teacher accused of having sex with student  WFSB

A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students.



Funding cuts could force disabled HS teacher to quit job  News 12 Connecticut

A Bridgeport teacher says he could be forced to quit his job after being cut from a program that provides help to disabled workers like him.



Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to sex assault of special Ed student  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT—A former Central High School teacher pleaded not guilty Tuesday to having a sexual relationship with a special education student. Principal Eric ...



Edgy teen play coming to Central High  CT Post

Brown likens it to “Rent,” a Broadway musical whose treatment of drug use, sexual orientation and HIV nearly got the script yanked from the Trumbull High ...



Obituary: Carmine Connie Andrade, 91, of Milford  Milford, CT Patch

Obituary: Carmine "Connie" Andrade, 91, of Milford - Milford, CT - A member of St. Mary's Women's Guild and later Christ the Redeemer Church, she loved ...



Barnum Festival, Puerto Rico parade work to lower overtime costs  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Charlie Carroll, the former parks director in charge of this year's P.T. Barnum Festival, said the decision to move Sunday's parade from the ...



CT Has 41 U.S. News Best High Schools In The Country For 2018  Shelton, CT Patch

CT Has 41 U.S. News Best Schools - Shelton-Derby, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how CT ...



Reporter goes back to the future at Central  Ct Post

instead of going undercover like in the movies, I went as myself: a 2003 Central grad who went on to work at her hometown newspaper and has covered the city ...



High School Football: Middletown Rolls Past Farmington To Remain Unbeaten - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

Xzavier Reyes rushed for four touchdowns, and Middletown High defeated Farmington 49-7 in a CCC Division II East game at Middletown High on Friday night.



Teams deal with no power at Kennedy Stadium  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Instead of heading to the locker room at halftime, members of the Harding football team have gotten used to regrouping in a nearby hallway ...



Bridgeport Teachers Say Turnover in Top Leadership Affects Students  WNPR News

In Bridgeport, the typical story goes something like this: A superintendent comes in eager to make his or her mark on a failing district. They stay two or.



Connecticut's Shame: In One of America's Richest Counties, a High School Has Been Failing for 50 Years  The 74

Updated May 17 “What's wrong with Bridgeport is that for quite a few years now not enough people in Washington have cared what's happening here — and in a ...



Bridgeport’s Teacher of Year no stranger to awards  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Shaun Mitchell, with the district just six years as a Central High School English and drama teacher, has something else to add to his resume.



Bridgeport schools name new superintendent  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Aresta Johnson has been unanimously chosen by the city Board of Education to become interim schools superintendent once Fran Rabinowitz ...



Obituary: Ralph A. Veneruso, Sr., 83, of Monroe  Monroe, CT Patch

Obituary: Ralph A. Veneruso, Sr., 83, of Monroe - Monroe, CT - Ralph became a school principal and proudly served the City of Bridgeport Board of Education ...



High School Graduation Photos  courant.com

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School district adds African-American studies  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A month into a semester-long course on African American Studies, Damian Charriez was compelled to Google the name Mansa ...



Bridgeport teachers to be honored with awards  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT -- Shaun Mitchell and Elizabeth Capasso are very different teachers, according to Kimlee Heng, 16, a student who has taken classes with both.



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