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Entries Categorized as 'News and Events'

Murphy, Blumenthal Push Smart Gun Technology

April 29th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

News release:  Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) reacted to the White House release of a report outlining a research and development strategy to expedite real-world deployment of smart gun technology. The report, prepared jointly by the Departments of Defense (DoD), Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS), was ordered by President Obama in a January […]

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Cast Your Support For The Bluefish Opening Weekend

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The Bridgeport Bluefish return to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2016 season to open up a four-game homestand against the new in-state rival New Britain Bees. Tickets for all games are available by visiting the Harbor Yard box office, calling (203) 210-BLUE, or by visiting www.bridgeportbluefish.com. Here is the fun and excitement the […]

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Clinton Takes City Over Sanders, Trump Wins Bridgeport

April 27th, 2016 · 13 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Hillary Clinton, in a close statewide primary win over Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, ran up large pluralities across Bridgeport, according to unofficial Democratic primary results winning the city 7,278 to 3,756. Republican frontrunner Donald Trump also carried Bridgeport.

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Trump, Clinton Win CT Primaries

April 26th, 2016 · 5 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

See results here.

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As Cranky Budget Looms, Malloy To Address Business Community

April 26th, 2016 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy Wednesday afternoon will address the city’s business community for an update on the latest session of the General Assembly at the Holiday Inn Downtown. This has been another difficult budget cycle for Malloy who’s sparring with Democratic legislative leaders on how to close a roughly $900 million projected deficit for the budget […]

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Bridgeport Participates In Pilot Program To Report Election Results

April 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

From the CT Mirror: About two-thirds of Connecticut towns are pilot-testing a new system to report election results in real time during Tuesday’s primary.

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Ganim: My Budget Is Honest, Tax Cut For 60 Percent Of Homeowners

April 25th, 2016 · 38 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

Asserting “that 60% of Bridgeport residential homeowners will actually see an overall tax cut, not an increase as claimed by some,” Mayor Joe Ganim outlines in a commentary his efforts to close a $20 million deficit left by his predecessor Bill Finch while building the first budget of JG2. His commentary follows that was also […]

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This Way For A Lease

April 25th, 2016 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

It’s always titillating when a candidate for public office is featured next to a for sale sign or in the case of State Senate hopeful Dennis Bradley a “for lease” sign. Bradley’s law office is located next to the Klein Memorial on Fairfield Avenue. He’s hoping to add a State Senate office in Hartford to his law […]

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