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Powassan Virus makes an appearance in Fairfield County

Powassan Virus makes an appearance in Fairfield County

Katelyn DeAgro, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

Recently, ticks carrying the potentially deadly Powassan virus have been found crawling in Bridgeport and Branford. “Of course it's scary for any disease to be so near [to us],” Camila Meyer-Bosse ’17 said. “But, there isn’t much we can do.” According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, t...

Educational disparities within Connecticut burden residents

Educational disparities within Connecticut burden residents

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

December 4, 2014

Connecticut is a state with little consistency. The wealth gap is one of the largest in the country, as the state is home to affluent towns such as Darien, Greenwich, and Westport, as well as lower-income towns like New Haven and Bridgeport. Such wealth disparities, however,  resonate in more than...

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

President Obama cancelled his trip to Bridgeport, Connecticut on Wednesday, Oct. 15 due to an urgent meeting with government officials about the Ebola crisis. He was planning on visiting Bridgeport’s Central High School Wednesday evening for a Governor Malloy rally. Many Bridgeport students,...

Bridgeport schools depart the FCIAC

Cooper Boardman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Bridgeport high schools Harding and Bassick will be leaving the FCIAC at the end of the 2014 season to join the Constitution State Conference (CSC). “We were looking to get the athletic teams in these two schools on a more competitive level with the teams that they play,” Neil Kavey, Bridgeport...

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