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UI Powers Living Roof For Zoo’s Rainforest Building

August 21st, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From United Illuminating: With support from The United Illuminating Company and UIL Holdings Corporation, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will soon have a jungle both inside and outside its rainforest exhibit.

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Infected Mosquitoes Found In City

August 13th, 2015 · 27 Comments · News and Events

From Frank Juliano, CT Post: Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have been found at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and along Barnum Avenue, according to the latest test results released Thursday by the state Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Nappier Leads Backpack Donation For City Kids

July 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

From State Treasurer Denise Nappier: Bridgeport youth from the Summer Lighthouse Program enjoyed a day at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo today and received a special visit from Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier as she joined several state officials for the Sixth Annual Backpack Donation Program sponsored by the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET).

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Finch: Five Things To Do This Weekend

July 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch encourages residents to enjoy some summer fun right here in the Park City.

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Squeaker Vote, House Passes State Budget, Car Tax Cut For City Residents

June 3rd, 2015 · 39 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

It’s noisy in Hartford on the last day of the legislative session. The State House in a 73-70 vote Wednesday morning passed a controversial two-year $40 billion spending plan with tax increases opposed by some of the state’s business giants threatening to leave Connecticut. The budget awaits Senate approval. All six members of the city’s […]

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Lizards Invade State Capitol

May 20th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

It was Bridgeport Day in Hartford promoting all things the Park City to the General Assembly including Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Bridgeport State House members Chris Rosario, Andre Baker, Charlie Stallworth and Ezequiel Santiago lend a helping hand. Hmmm, lizards and lawmakers!

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Ganim Officially Enters Race For Mayor, Claims Lessons Learned

May 6th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Saying he “learned some very tough lessons” from his conviction on federal corruption charges in 2003, former Mayor Joe Ganim has officially entered the race for the city’s top position filing a candidate committee on Tuesday after raising more than $50,000 in one night in an exploratory phase two weeks ago. Ganim plans a formal […]

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Legislative Delegation Touts Restored Cuts To City Programs

April 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events

News release from State House: Bridgeport State Representatives Andre Baker (D-124th), Charlie Stallworth (D-126th), Jack Hennessy (D-127th), Christopher Rosario (D-128th), Steve Stafstrom (D-129th) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-130th) said the state budget approved by the Appropriations Committee restores many funding items that were slated to be cut under the Governor’s proposal.

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