Marie Iassogna Scinto was a special politician because she was a special person. Elected Republican town chair in 1978, she became the first woman in Bridgeport history to lead a city political party. She also was active in city politics during the period from 1971 to 1991 in which Republican mayors occupied City Hall for […]
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October 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Politics, News and Events
October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Imagine more than 400 people fanning out through every city neighborhood–painting churches, planting trees and cleaning parks. It happened in Bridgeport on Saturday as part of The Big Day of Serving.
October 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
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October 10th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Barnum Festival: Fred Hall, vice president and general manager of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company will be the 67th Ringmaster of the Barnum Festival. The P.T. Barnum Foundation Trustees and the Barnum Festival Board of Directors made the announcement at an event held at the Aquarion Water Company headquarters in Downtown […]
October 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from Council of Italian-American Societies: Strike up the bands, tune up the instruments, unfurl the flags, the Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, the oldest continuous parade in the state, is preparing to step off Sunday, October 12 in Bridgeport’s North End. The 106th Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, sponsored by the Council of […]
September 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from event organizers: More than 500 volunteers from Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop, the City of Bridgeport, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Bridgeport community joined forces on Thursday, September 18, to give area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground at Shell St. The design is […]
September 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
On September 18, Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop, the supermarket’s charitable foundation, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit playground builder, and the City of Bridgeport will partner with more than 400 volunteers to build a new playground in one day at Shell Street and Ocean Terrace based on children’s drawings that will feature new equipment […]