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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Finch And Mayoral Staff Examine Lessons From Baltimore

May 1st, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This week, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch gathered members of his staff to discuss efforts to build community relationships and support young people in order to avoid situations similar to the recent events that have occurred in Baltimore. Among those in attendance at today’s meeting were Jorge Garcia, Director of […]

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Best Places To Start A Business

April 30th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The consumer finance website NerdWallet has named Greater Bridgeport one of the best places to start a business. These studies can get a little tricky when Bridgeport, Connecticut’s largest city, is grouped into a larger population area of Fairfield County. Still, with more housing Downtown and Steelpointe Harbor under construction, new foot traffic will buoy […]

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City Officials Promote Baseball In Bridgeport

April 29th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Construction of three brand-new, state-of-the-art turf fields is on target and on time for the North End Little League’s Opening Day.

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City Going To The Mattresses With New Law

April 25th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This week, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch honored the owner of Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises, a mattress recycling company, who will be able to create new green jobs due to a mattress recycling law that goes into effect on May 1, 2015.

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Finch Launches Donation Page In Quest For Third Term

April 23rd, 2015 · 25 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

With already more than $400,000 raised, Mayor Bill Finch has launched a campaign donation website as he seeks a third four-year term. Former Mayor Joe Ganim is in an exploratory phase for his old job. School board member Howard Gardner and East End committeeman Charlie Coviello are in the race. Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent […]

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Finch: Pleasure Beach To Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

April 22nd, 2015 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, as the state’s largest city celebrates Earth Day, Mayor Finch announced that Pleasure Beach–a 71-acre barrier island that was inaccessible for decades until it reopened to the public last year–will officially open to the public on May 23 at 10:00AM (i.e., Memorial Day Weekend). Through the month of […]

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Finch Praises Funds For Park

April 21st, 2015 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined elected officials, community leaders, students, and others in thanking the U.S. Department of Interior for a $375,000 grant to build a new Johnson Oak Park adjacent to Jettie Tisdale Elementary School.

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Finch Thanks Feds For Pleasure Beach Improvements

April 20th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Mayor Bill Finch thanked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their $2 million investment in repairing breakwaters off the shoreline of Pleasure Beach, a 71-acre barrier island on the Long Island Sound.

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