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Entries Tagged as 'Discovery Museum'

Finch Delivers Discovery Museum Props And Plugs On Cap Report Appearance

January 28th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events

Bridgeport’s newest space commander, former Mayor Bill Finch, appeared on the CT Capitol Report After Hours segment hosted by Tom Dudchik with a wily panel of political strategists, to chat about his new role as director of the Discovery Museum. When asked about local and state politics Finch ducked deftly, turning the subject to his […]

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Finch Discovers New Role As Museum Leader

January 16th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events

Former Mayor Bill Finch has started his new position as executive director of the Discovery Museum where he will blend his technical skills and fundraising talents “to help the museum grow and thrive today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.”

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Finch To Command Discovery Museum

January 3rd, 2018 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

For Bill Finch, the commute is much much shorter. The former mayor has been named executive director of the Discovery Museum on Park Avenue. Finch has bounced around a few jobs since he lost a mayoral primary to Joe Ganim in 2015, including a stint in the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo running the New […]

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Go Dark At Discovery Museum

August 18th, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the Discovery Museum: On August 21st, parts of the United States will see a total solar eclipse! Discovery Museum is thrilled to help NASA track and gather data from the eclipse using high-altitude balloons. Stop by the Museum to learn more about eclipses, the tracking activities, our solar system, and more!

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Creatures, Slime, Punkin’ Chunkin’ Headline Spooktacular At Discovery

October 25th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release: A not-so-spooky, family-fun day filled with exotic and slithery creatures, edible bugs, exploding pumpkins, and a competitive Punkin’ Chunkin’ match between teams of area Boy Scout Troops will be showcased at Discovery Museum (4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) this Saturday, October 29.

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Squeaker Vote, House Passes State Budget, Car Tax Cut For City Residents

June 3rd, 2015 · 39 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

It’s noisy in Hartford on the last day of the legislative session. The State House in a 73-70 vote Wednesday morning passed a controversial two-year $40 billion spending plan with tax increases opposed by some of the state’s business giants threatening to leave Connecticut. The budget awaits Senate approval. All six members of the city’s […]

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Legislative Delegation Touts Restored Cuts To City Programs

April 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events

News release from State House: Bridgeport State Representatives Andre Baker (D-124th), Charlie Stallworth (D-126th), Jack Hennessy (D-127th), Christopher Rosario (D-128th), Steve Stafstrom (D-129th) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-130th) said the state budget approved by the Appropriations Committee restores many funding items that were slated to be cut under the Governor’s proposal.

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Discovery Museum, Zoo Feel Malloy Budget Cuts

November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events

To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:

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