Days from his 19th birthday, Gregory Francilme died Saturday night after he was shot in the head outside an apartment complex on Bretton Street in the North End. Police have a suspect in custody. The victim’s birthday is Monday. Another male was also shot. He underwent surgery in St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Police say he is […]
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March 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
March 15th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events
The Board of Education says it’s time for the city’s rent-free Lighthouse Program, popular with some parents, to pay $500,000 in rent.
March 9th, 2017 · 93 Comments · City Council, News and Events
While City Council members sort through designating Bridgeport a sanctuary city that is opposed by Mayor Joe Ganim, two church leaders on the legislative body have differing views.
March 8th, 2017 · 41 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez’s patience meter for the city’s new Downtown parking meters has run out. She writes in a commentary “patrons of downtown businesses are given tickets without ever being told, warned, advised or otherwise notified that pulling over into an empty space for more than 5 minutes will result in a […]
March 7th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Angella Katrise Perera is back in the running for city schools superintendent.
March 6th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Education, News and Events
Bridgeport appears to be down to one, Aresta Johnson, as the next permanent school leader.
March 5th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
Following a nationwide search that attracted 58 applicants, the Board of Education has narrowed to two the next permanent superintendent of schools. The district has operated with school leaders in acting positions for more than five years. A public forum will take place Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. in Geraldine Johnson School, 475 Lexington Avenue, […]
March 2nd, 2017 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Proponents of casino expansion in Bridgeport–irrespective of Connecticut’s two tribal nations joining forces for a third state casino in East Windsor to protect their interests from MGM Resorts International’s Springfield, Massachusetts enterprise–are not giving up, according to Bridgeport State Rep. Chris Rosario who says a bill to open up the gaming process will be heard […]