The Executive Board of Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 shares this commentary that centers on enhancing safety and training for city firefighters. The Executive Board of Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 would like to elaborate on the statements and content contained in the Connecticut Post article of Jan. 14. We hope to clearly state that our efforts [...]
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January 25th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
January 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
Twenty-one new Bridgeport firefighters were sworn in Wednesday evening in City Council Chambers by Board of Fire Commission Chairman Stuart Rosenberg in front of friends, family and Fire Department officials.
December 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: State and local dignitaries and crowd of about 500 family members packed the Klein Auditorium Monday to welcome the newest class of 66 recruits into the fire service. Twenty-one of the recruits will join the Bridgeport Fire Department, one of the largest classes to graduate into the department in recent years. [...]
November 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano visited Bridgeport and cities throughout Connecticut to assess the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a Disaster Recovery Center in Bridgeport at Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Boulevard (residents should enter the State Street entrance of the [...]
October 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Cops, Education, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: With more than 40,000 customers in Bridgeport still without power following Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill Finch and the City of Bridgeport continue its restoration and recovery efforts. “We appreciate the patience of all of our residents during these very difficult times,” said Mayor Bill Finch. “To all of those residents who are [...]
October 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events
News release from Mayor Finch: With downed trees and debris in the road and more than 30,000 customers in Bridgeport still without power following Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill Finch is urging residents to stay in their homes tonight, unless it is absolutely necessary.
October 29th, 2012 · No Comments · News and Events
Storm update from Mayor Finch: The City has four shelters open at this time–Luis Muñoz Marin School, Jettie Tisdale School, Geraldine Johnson School and Cesar Batalla School, Approximately 600 people are taking advantage of the shelters. Pets are allowed, and currently there are about 20 dogs and 5 cats are sheltering with their owners.