A fire Friday afternoon broke out at the former AGI Rubber factory at Stratford Avenue and Kossuth Street sending plumes of smoke visible from I-95 during rush hour. The Fire Department has responded to several fires there the past few years near the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side just beyond Downtown.
Entries Tagged as 'David Kooris'
September 4th, 2015 · 40 Comments · Development and Zoning, Firefighters, News and Events
July 23rd, 2015 · 32 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday broke ground for a waterfront park on the 52-acre peninsula at the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment of the East Side that will include Bass Pro Shops as the anchor tenant.
June 9th, 2015 · 33 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Mayor Bill Finch’s administration hopes by late summer to have persuaded a majority of the 20-person City Council to finally back a controversial tax-credit deal for mixed-income housing promoted as revitalizing the East Side.
June 3rd, 2015 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Bridgeport, Conn. announced its newest television and radio ad, promoting the city and its growing economy works for everyone.
April 16th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: After years building up architectural and engineering firm Fletcher Thompson’s recent move downtown, City Hall is responding to the firm’s financial troubles and fears about its future with a new message.
April 6th, 2015 · 33 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update, Finch spokesman responds: One’s a Republican, the other a Democrat. Both aren’t bashful about puking up what’s in their respective heads. Tensions between Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and Mayor Bill Finch have erupted. CT Capitol Report headline describes it as War. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: In a lengthy letter circulated Friday, Trumbull First […]
April 6th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The city has released its latest television, radio and digital ads in a $250,000 taxpayer-paid media campaign featuring Bridgeport mother Monica Jackson promoting quality of life improvements for her son.
March 20th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch joined Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust (BNT) and community leaders today to celebrate construction of the Milestone Apartments in the city’s East End. The new, three-story building will be home to an Early Childhood Education Center run by ABCD Inc. and 30 new apartments that will provide affordable […]