Neighborhood opposition is building against O&G Industries relocating its rock crushing and asphalt operation to Howard Avenue in the West End. A Facebook page “No To O&G” has been launched.
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
May 3rd, 2016 · 28 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
April 29th, 2016 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, Library, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim has submitted a draft lease agreement to the City Council regarding a police substation and community center site located at Trumbull Gardens housing units, a flashpoint of the 2015 mayoral election following intense gun violence. The lease agreement will be referred to the Contracts Committee at Monday night’s council meeting. The Ganim administration has […]
April 25th, 2016 · 4 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning
Citizen fiscal scrutineer John Marshall Lee has been working overtime examining the proposed city budget and asking lots of questions at City Council public hearings. Monday night the Budget and Appropriations Committee considered a “Resolution Authorizing Capital Improvements and Allocation of Bond Proceeds for the Crescent Crossing Phase 1B” housing project on the East Side. […]
April 23rd, 2016 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
In the early months of JG1, Joe Ganim, assisted by then-Governor Lowell Weicker, removed a mountainous pile of illegal demolition debris in the East End that was a scourge on the neighborhood. It was called Mount Trashmore. On Friday Ganim was joined by city officials and neighborhood political leaders across the street from the hulking […]
April 22nd, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release: Artist & Craftsman Supply, an employee-owned chain of retail stores, has opened the doors of its 29th store in the Arcade Building Downtown. Nearly two years ago, the company opened a store in New Haven and felt the need to serve the community of Bridgeport as well. Artist & Craftsman Supply, based in Portland, ME, has […]
April 21st, 2016 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: A City Council “informational session” on changing zoning rules controlling liquor sales threatened to turn into a rowdy bar brawl Wednesday night.
April 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update, Video: The ninth floor of the University of Bridgeport’s duPont Tower Room greets visitors with an exquisite expanse of Long Island Sound, a visual gem in Connecticut’s most populous city, what university president Neil Salonen describes “the pearl of the Connecticut coastline” and the “safest college campus in the state.” Tuesday night Mayor Joe Ganim […]
April 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Sandwiched by Starbucks and Chipotle, Mayor Joe Ganim and other city and state officials Friday morning cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the T-Mobile store at the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side.