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Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Zoo'

Zoo Tix And Fish Tix For You

April 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport

Spring is here, the Bluefish are back in action and things are also roaring at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. OIB has Bluefish tickets and family four-pack passes to the zoo. If you want to check out Bluefish action we have two seats in the front row of the Harbor Club to selected Bluefish games. Want to […]

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Political Eggcitement–Hens Only, No Gamecocks, Finch Feathers Chicken Ordinance (What About Capons?)

March 26th, 2014 · 30 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Tuesday released details of a proposed ordinance allowing residents to raise as many as six chickens in backyard coops. A chicken in every pot? How about chickens in every yard? No roosters allowed. Sleep well! No capons? A link to the proposed chicken ordinance is here.

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Bawk, Bawk, Hatch Your Chickens, Mayor To Announce Poultry Ordinance

March 25th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Will Chris Toole, the deflocked chicken man from the city’s animal shelter, be around for this? Mayor Bill Finch on Tuesday (today) with representatives of the city’s Health Department will announce a training session at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for folks desiring to raise as many as five chickens on their property, according to a proposed […]

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Finch To Host Community Meeting At Beardsley Zoo

January 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: On Thursday, January 30, Mayor Bill Finch will host a community meeting regarding the planning for a new all-inclusive playground to be located in Beardsley Park, which will be accessible to children of all abilities.

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Finch To Host Meeting About New Neighborhood Park

January 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Bill Finch will host a community meeting at Hanson Exploration Station located inside Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo at 6 p.m., Thursday, January 9 to discuss plans for a new neighborhood park located at 115 Virginia Avenue in the Nob Hill neighborhood.

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Timpanelli: Transform The Barnum Festival Into An Economic Driver

October 18th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum, and on Thursday Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 25 years as president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, was introduced as the 2014 Barnum Festival ringmaster at Sacred Heart University where he graduated, and followed up with a teaching profession, election as Trumbull’s […]

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What A Zoo! Paging Dr. Doolittle, Marlin Perkins, Gregg Dancho And National Geographic

October 16th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

The city’s animal shelter historically reserved for dogs and cats is starting to look more like the children’s zoo at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, the state’s only zoo (if you’re not including city politics). Maybe it’s time for Gregg Dancho, the city’s outstanding zoo director to advise the city on this matter because when you have […]

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