As elected school board members express concerns about remediation efforts on the land off Boston Avenue proposed to replace Harding High School the city faces deadlines about funding sources, cost factors and restrictions on a new location. Local and state officials say construction cannot begin on the site of the former Remington Arms munitions plant […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Hospital'
January 31st, 2014 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
November 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · City Politics, Cops, Firefighters
Video courtesy of Doing It Local. News release from Bill Kaempffer, public-safety spokesman: A city man faces motor vehicle charges after crashing his car into a nightclub late Friday. The vehicle crashed through the wall and came to rest near the bar. The vehicle was traveling on Central Avenue, crossed Boston Avenue and crashed into […]
May 26th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
William Jennings, president and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital, one of the city’s largest employers, writes “it’s crisis time” for Connecticut hospitals. Governor Dan Malloy’s budget proposal on the verge of a vote by the state legislature will cause serious damage to health care institutions, according to Jennings. His commentary, which also appears in the Connecticut […]
May 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Nothing like a few state constitutional officers to spice up the formal kickoff to the 65th Barnum Festival featuring former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom as the 2013 Ringmaster. This festival is certain to be memorable. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen were part of the power crowd that jammed the Bridgeport […]
April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about […]
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March 27th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
As Governor Dan Malloy’s budget proposal undergoes surgery by the state legislature, a group calling itself Protect My Hospital developed by the Connecticut Hospital Association has launched a campaign highlighting Malloy’s budget impact on state hospitals. The organization claims the “total two-year impact of the proposed cuts on Bridgeport Hospital is $22,485,526. For St. Vincent’s […]
March 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Bridgeport police spokesman: A 30-year-old faces charges after he allegedly stripped naked, snatched his girlfriend’s baby and ran through traffic on Interstate 95. Santos Rodriguez, of Burr Road, was arrested. The baby didn’t suffer serious injuries.