From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This week, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch gathered members of his staff to discuss efforts to build community relationships and support young people in order to avoid situations similar to the recent events that have occurred in Baltimore. Among those in attendance at today’s meeting were Jorge Garcia, Director of […]
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May 1st, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events
April 15th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: As construction at Steelpointe Harbor kicks into high gear, Mayor Bill Finch, the City of Bridgeport’s Small & Minority Business Resource Office, the Fairfield County Building Trades and Bridgeport Landing Development, developers of Steelpointe Harbor, met with several local, small and minority owned businesses to discuss opportunities available at […]
September 4th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
In a commentary first published by the Connecticut Post, Jorge Garcia, the city’s Director of Public Facilities and Deborah Caviness, Senior Program Administrator for the Small & Minority Business Office, highlight the benefits of new school construction. Thirteen thousand students in the Park City will attend new or renovated schools in the near future as […]
August 19th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senators Dick Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor and Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas were among the public officials that attended the ribbon cutting for the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus, the city’s first high school in 50 years. The event was attended by roughly […]
February 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Nearly 100 exhibitors representing organizations from across the tri-state area are set to converge on the 2013 Business Expo and Multicultural Marketplace organized by the City of Bridgeport’s Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Resource Office (SMBRO).
August 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events
Nice job by Brian Lockhart, CT Post. His story below: When Mayor Bill Finch recently announced his administration was partnering with the corporate community to revive the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. (BEDCO, which employed Finch in his pre-mayoral life) it was uncertain whether the entity should abide by state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws.
January 6th, 2009 · 24 Comments · City Budget
It’s Three Kings Day. If you were king for the day what would you do to fix this national, state and local financial train wreck? One thing’s for sure, judging by the way Mayor Bill Finch was rubbing up against municipal leaders on Monday about the upcoming legislative session, a genie is better than a king. Birdman was chirping pretty […]
August 1st, 2008 · 37 Comments · State Politics
The game is on as we close in on Aug. 12 Tsunami Tuesday. Over the next several days we’ll take a look at some of the intriguing primaries. Let’s start with the battle royal between State Rep. Bob Keeley and former City Council and Board of Education member Auden Grogins. Taking out an established incumbent […]