On Monday Governor Dan Malloy announced roughly $2 million in grants in support of city development projects. News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Bridgeport has been awarded more than $2 million in grants by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith for the cleanup of brownfield sites [...]
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May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
May 14th, 2013 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
The City Council Monday night approved a $517 million budget referred by the council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee, a spending plan $3 million less in total from the budget recommended by Mayor Bill Finch, with a series of revisions made to revenues and expenditures. All those approved changes can be viewed in the final council [...]
May 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning
Governor Dan Malloy today announced grant funding for several city development projects. Description from the governor’s office: Bridgeport will receive a $1,014,821 grant for site assessment, remediation, and redevelopment work at the Security, EE Wheeler, and EW Harral buildings–three historic properties in the downtown village district on Main Street. Redevelopment plans call for restoring about [...]
May 9th, 2013 · 10 Comments · News and Events
From State Senator Anthony Musto who represents Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe: HARTFORD, CT – Yesterday State Senator Anthony Musto (D-Trumbull) brought before the Senate a historic joint resolution that calls for an amendment to the Connecticut Constitution that will remove restrictions on early voting and the use of absentee ballots. As Co-Chair [...]
May 3rd, 2013 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch today joined officials from Dominion (NYSE: D), one of the nation’s largest energy companies, and FuelCell Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: FCEL) to break ground at the largest fuel cell power project in North America.
May 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
On Friday Governor Dan Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes will join executives from Dominion of Richmond, Va., and FuelCell Energy Inc., of Danbury to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell power station 1366 Railroad Avenue in the West End. Media alert on the event: Dominion, one of the [...]
April 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters
Jeff Kohut, policy wonk extraordinaire, shares this commentary on his prescient view of the city: Dateline, Bridgeport: June 5, 2018: Headline distributed by the Connecticut Post to ethernet, satellite radio subscribers, and e-billboard sites — Bridgeport defaults on US/state-backed bankruptcy-bond payments. Washington and Hartford point fingers at each other for not providing proper support to [...]