The state budget that was modified to mollify corporate suits who freaked over additional taxes was signed into law today by Governor Dan Malloy who touts major investments in transportation infrastructure, his Second Chance Society initiative and capping car taxes at 32 mils in 2017 and 29.5 mils in 2018, a second-year reduction by almost […]
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
June 30th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
June 29th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch, Coleman Street Developers, State Representative Christopher Rosario, City Council members, and the community celebrated the grand opening of Greenport Flats, a new eco-friendly housing complex featuring 39 apartments. Coleman Street Developers revitalized the former site of an abandoned, run down building in Bridgeport’s Hollow neighborhood.
June 26th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
It’s not a royal flush, but better than nothing. After years of negotiations, Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst announced today a tentative 10-year agreement between Trumbull and Bridgeport to allow Bridgeport to continue processing its neighbor’s wastewater through the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority. The majority of Trumbull has sewers but no treatment plant so […]
June 26th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The foundation for Green Energy Park that will include 9,000 solar panels on the closed municipal landfill in the West End of Seaside Park has been installed. City Communications Director Brett Broesder says the project will power an additional 5,000 homes and create roughly 90 jobs. Work is ongoing at the solar site, and the […]
June 25th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart provides more details on train station costs. If you’re going to ask for a new train stop, you might as well go for broke, even if it triples the price.
June 24th, 2015 · 43 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
A second train station to complement access to the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side featuring Bass Pro Shops as the anchor tenant is a centerpiece of Mayor Bill Finch’s reelection platform with a projected completion date of 2018 if all the station financing pieces are in place.
June 23rd, 2015 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Nine-year-old Jeremy Rosa who started his own food drive is center stage in the latest wave of television, radio and digital ads promoting Bridgeport in the www.bridgeportbettereveryday.com campaign.
June 21st, 2015 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch recently celebrated the opening of Funchal Cafe on the Green on State Street across from McLevy Green. This is the second Downtown location for Valerio Fernandes who also owns Funchal Cafe at 881 Lafayette Boulevard. The new location offers sandwiches, salads, wraps and sushi.
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