Six days added to school year after Sandy, nor’easter

The recent school cancellations for Superstorm Sandy and the recent nor’easter have placed February break in serious jeopardy. And it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet. According to School Supt. Ralph Iassogna, the six cancellations already have pushed back the planned last day of school from June 13 to June 21. Any additional closings will come out of February break, starting with … read more

Frenchtown celebrates Democracy Day

Just two weeks before Election Day, candidates took a break from campaigning to spend a morning with hundreds of people who can’t vote for them. At least, not yet. Frenchtown School celebrated Democracy Day Tuesday, and candidates for various offices attended or sent representatives to read to students, answer questions and participate in a mock debate. Republican Steve Obsitnik, challenging … read more

New radiation oncology center opens in Trumbull

Bridgeport Hospital held a grand opening ceremony Oct. 11 for its new Trumbull Radiation Oncology Center at 5520 Park Ave. The single-story, 10,000-square-foot facility provides all of the radiation therapy services previously available at the hospital in a centrally located suburban setting just off Exit 47 of the Merritt Parkway. More spacious than the former radiation therapy quarters at the … read more