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Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Zoo'

Waddle Over To The Zoo, Check Out The Penguins

May 6th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Hey, we have a bunch of political penguins in Bridgeport, but now you can see the real thing at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Four African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus) have moved into their new summer home at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo with the much-anticipated opening of the Penguin Plaza exhibit. Three males, Tubbs, Sal, and South, and one female, […]

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Foster Mailer Hits Ganim On Truth And Taxes

October 21st, 2015 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In the latest direct mail piece, Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign undercuts what Joe Ganim feels is a great strength, assailing the veracity of his tax record as mayor as well as his testimony under oath at his 2003 corruption trial in which his sentencing judge announced “I find by clear and convincing evidence Mr. Ganim’s testimony […]

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Weicker: Foster A Trusted Leader

October 2nd, 2015 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

As governor, Lowell Weicker rescued Bridgeport from financial ruin, now he’s hoping his endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster adds credibility and financial resources to her mayoral campaign.

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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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