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Is It Bad Guys? The Guns? The Laws?

June 12th, 2015 · 23 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal discussed strategies to strengthen state and federal gun laws to help keep illegal weapons off city streets.

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Following Shootings, Additional Patrols At Trumbull Gardens–Mayor Postpones Campaign Announcement

June 11th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

In light of the Thursday shootings, Mayor Bill Finch postponed his scheduled reelection announcement at Captain’s Cove Seaport to join community leaders and local clergy at prayer rallies at the city’s two hospitals, 6 p.m. near Main Street in front of St. Vincent’s Medical Center and 7 p.m. in the courtyard of Bridgeport Hospital. Several […]

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East Side Shooting Claims Young Father

May 10th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Another neighborhood erupted in violence over the weekend, leaving a 22-year-old father with a baby on the way dead from gunshot wounds. The homicide marks the second weekend in a row that someone was killed in Bridgeport.

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Site To Replace Harding High School Cleared For Construction By State

March 6th, 2015 · 40 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has paved the way for construction of a new school to replace Harding High on contaminated property off Boston Avenue owned by General Electric. Read DEEP clean-up decision here.

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Firefighters Battle Lindley Street Blaze

March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This morning, a fire was reported at a multi-family house at 100 Lindley Street. The Bridgeport Fire Department has been on the scene–including Deputy Chief Robert Petrucelli and Assistant Chief Michael Caldaroni–and the building has been evacuated.

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Community Volunteers Step Up

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Imagine more than 400 people fanning out through every city neighborhood–painting churches, planting trees and cleaning parks. It happened in Bridgeport on Saturday as part of The Big Day of Serving.

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Washington Avenue Fire Hospitalizes Four, Child And Mother Critical

September 14th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

UPDATE from CT Post here. Video of fire and rescue: A fire inside an apartment building on Washington Avenue early Sunday morning hospitalized four people including a two-year-old who’s listed in critical condition, according to city public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer. Firefighters entered the building to rescue victims with the aid of an aerial ladder […]

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Malloy Helps City Track East Side Train Station, ‘Bridgeport’s Next Evolution’

July 17th, 2014 · 73 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Calling a second city train station “Bridgeport’s next evolution,” Governor Dan Malloy visited the city Wednesday afternoon–his second stop as in many days–to announce $2.75 million for engineering, design and environmental permitting in support of Barnum Station at the site of the former Remington Arms factory on Barnum Avenue, an initiative proposed by Mayor Bill […]

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