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2010-01-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (Pink Sheets: PINK), the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for Over-the-Counter (OTC) securities, today announced that Bridgeport Ventures Inc. (OTCQX: BPVIF, TSX.V: BPV), a Canadian mineral exploration company, is now trading on OTCQX®. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/NY43125LOGO ) "We are pleased to welcome...

2009-12-01 14:24:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- An investor group headed by Allen Christopher announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a former manufacturing plant on Lordship Boulevard in Stratford, CT. The name of the new studios facility will be Dogstar. The name comes from the brightest star in the sky (also known as Sirius) that frequently served as a metaphor with sailors using it as a reference point as they navigated from troubled waters to new opportunities and...

2009-09-22 07:30:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena at Harbor Yard, a 10,000 seat, multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue in southwestern Connecticut, has joined the Connecticut Department of Transportation Click It or Ticket initiative to promote seat belt laws and reduce highway fatalities. The Arena announced today that it is has entered into an agreement with the Connecticut Department of Transportation for the naming rights to the Arena's Box Office. Under the agreement, the...

2009-08-03 04:00:00

AVON, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BMW of Ridgefield (CT) has appointed Mintz & Hoke as its broadcast media agency. According to Lynette McCarthy, Vice President and Director of Broadcast Buying, the assignment includes both planning and buying. The Ridgefield-based dealership is a partner of BMW of Bridgeport (CT), a client of Mintz & Hoke Media Only since 2007. "We're helping both dealerships shift marketing and media priorities to overcome the complexity of buying in the...

2009-07-28 16:56:33

Animal Control officers in Connecticut said a group of 17 rabbits seized from a home has grown to 20 bunnies. Officers in Trumbull said the 17 rabbits were seized July 21 from a home that contained rabbit remains and bones in its basement along with about a dozen living rabbits on the second floor in dirty cages without food or water and others wandering the house free, The Connecticut Post of Bridgeport reported Tuesday. We are inundated with rabbits, Animal Control Officer Lynn DellaBianca...

2009-07-27 15:17:45

Police in Connecticut said a raid on a Shelton house allegedly involved in a bird-fighting ring discovered nearly 150 canaries and saffron finches. Investigators said the birds, known more for their songs than fighting skills, were seized from a home Sunday morning in a joint operation involving Shelton police, state police, the Department of Agriculture and officers from the Connecticut cities of Bridgeport, Ansonia and Fairfield, WTIC-TV, Hartford, reported Monday. They have a cage in the...

2009-07-25 21:38:05

More than 100 pets, enough to stock a small zoo, were turned in Saturday during Connecticut's first amnesty day for exotic animals. Most of the exotics brought to the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport were reptiles, the Connecticut Post reported. They included an 8-foot boa constrictor, alligators, Burmese pythons and two Succalta tortoises. The event was inspired by a chimpanzee attack in February that left a friend of the chimp's owner maimed. Under state law, ownership of animals classified as...

2009-06-01 15:24:02

A Connecticut bride who spotted a house on fire rushed into the home in her wedding dress and helped the family inside escape, witnesses said. Hanifah Bost said she was driving new bride Georgette Clemons, of Bridgeport, from the Testo's restaurant that hosted the reception for her wedding just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday when Clemons yelled for her to stop the car, the Connecticut Post of Bridgeport reported Monday. There was smoke coming from this house and as soon as I stopped the car,...

2008-11-05 12:00:30

Impulse Monitoring, Inc. (IMI), a leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services to hospitals, today announced that it has signed an agreement with St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL. IMI will provide St. Vincent's with comprehensive IONM services including IMI-qualified neurophysiologists and real-time professional oversight experienced physicians. IONM assesses neurological function involving the brain, spinal cord and related nerve structures during surgery....

2008-09-18 09:00:43

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petroleum Development Corporation (PDC) announced today that it is changing the official corporate headquarters to Denver, Colorado, effective March 1, 2009. Richard W. McCullough, PDC's President and Chief Executive Officer noted, "This action is based on our successful efforts in recent years to expand nationally. In fact, over 80% of PDC's total production is in the Rockies and many of our key operating personnel are already...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin