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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Debating Tax Breaks For Developers

March 28th, 2015 · 16 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: If watching developers sweat is your thing, it’s time to sit in on a meeting of the City Council’s economic development committee.

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City Demolishes Blighted House

March 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

An abandoned multi-family house at 121 George Street that had been an eyesore for years was demolished by the city on Wednesday. More from city Communications Director Brett Broesder:

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Lee To City Council: Follow The Money

March 21st, 2015 · 10 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

What’s in the city budget and who’s getting paid? City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee provides a primer to City Council members where taxpayer money is spent–in case councilors are not paying attention–in his latest address to the budget and legislative body. Money makes the world go around, and that is true for Bridgeport, too. […]

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Finch Touts East End Apartments, Early Childhood Center

March 20th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch joined Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust (BNT) and community leaders today to celebrate construction of the Milestone Apartments in the city’s East End. The new, three-story building will be home to an Early Childhood Education Center run by ABCD Inc. and 30 new apartments that will provide affordable […]

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Gaming Expansion Moves Step Closer

March 19th, 2015 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

A key state legislative committee advanced a measure to expand gaming in the state beyond Connecticut’s tribal nation reservations. “As long as it’s going to create some jobs in the state of Connecticut, I’m for it,” says State Senator Ed Gomes. “Bridgeport has lost a lot of jobs. We have a lot of people out […]

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Ganim Makes Pitch For Forgiveness And Redemption, ‘A Bridgeport That Works For Everyone,’ West Side Resident

March 17th, 2015 · 35 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

UPDATE: Does Joe Ganim possess redeemable qualities? That’s his pitch in a commentary first published in the CT Post. Last week Ganim also entered the confessional of radio hosts Chaz & AJ where the former mayor admitted the jury got it right convicting him on corruption charges in 2003. Ganim invites your thoughts about a […]

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Finch Heralds City Successes In Business Community Speech

March 12th, 2015 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday delivered his annual state-of-the-city speech to the business community at the Holiday Inn Downtown. His speech follows as well as the above attached video presentation and video of remarks.

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Express Kitchens To Open Bridgeport Store

March 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Express Kitchens, recently named by Fortune Magazine as one of the fastest growing inner city companies in the United States, continues its planned growth with the opening of a new location on 399 Boston Avenue in Bridgeport.

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