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Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'

City Council Committee Approves Sale Of Eight Acres Of Golf Course Land To Sacred Heart For $4 Million

May 19th, 2016 · 28 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE: The City Council’s Contracts Committee Wednesday night by a 5-0 vote approved the sale of eight acres of “excess” golf course property at Fairchild Wheeler to Sacred Heart University for $4 million that had been previously approved by the Parks Commission. Sacred Heart wants the park property that abuts its campus for land coverage purposes to […]

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Hole-In-One Or Double Bogey? City Council Weighs Sacred Heart Purchase Of ‘Excess’ Golf Course Property

May 17th, 2016 · 21 Comments · City Council, News and Events

Update: Public hearing June 1. A special meeting of the City Council’s Contracts Committee will take place Wednesday 7 p.m. in the Democratic Caucus Room of City Hall regarding the proposed sale of four acres of “excess” Fairchild Wheeler golf course property to Sacred Heart University. Under the proposal the city will receive $4 million […]

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Proposed Sale Of Excess Park Property Will Receive Public Hearing

May 13th, 2016 · 13 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

A proposal by Sacred Heart University to purchase eight acres of wooded-wet property from Fairchild Wheeler that hosts two municipal golf courses will be referred to the Contracts Committee at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Under the proposal the city will receive $4 million and the property must remain in a natural state for perpetuity and […]

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Fore! SHU Wants Piece Of Golf Course Land, Park Board Approves Veterans Memorial For SHU Tennis Courts, Roach: Great Deal For The City

May 12th, 2016 · 48 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE, initial story reported lease instead of sale. The burgeoning Sacred Heart University wants to purchase roughly eight acres of wooded-wetland property from the Bridgeport-owned Fairchild Wheeler golf course that abuts its campus and develop property on Veterans Memorial Park for six tennis courts off Park Avenue. The university, undergoing explosive growth, apparently needs the golf […]

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College Chiefs Assert City School Board Is Dysfunctional

May 9th, 2016 · 32 Comments · Education, News and Events

When a majority on the Bridgeport Board of Education threw in the towel in the summer of 2011 and asked the Connecticut Board of Education to step in to take control of city schools, dysfunction on the local board was one reason cited. The Connecticut Supreme Court eventually reversed the decision for the state to […]

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Chief Perez Honored At Cuban Club, What’s Chapman’s Future?

May 2nd, 2016 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Friends, family, police officers and city officials Saturday night honored Police Chief Armando J. Perez at The Cuban Lyceum as the city’s first Cuban-American police head. On March 1, Perez was appointed acting chief by Mayor Joe Ganim shortly after the resignation of Joe Gaudett who negotiated a new consulting contract to oversee the emergency […]

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State Shuts Down Bar For Serving Underage Drinkers, Two Cops Accused Of Moonlighting As Bouncers

April 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

The bar where two city cops have been accused of moonlighting as bouncers has been shut down by the state Department of Consumer Protection for serving more than 80 underage Sacred Heart University students.

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Santilli Named CEO Of Homes For The Brave

April 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Homes for the Brave: ABRI/Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to homeless Veterans and other individuals, is pleased to announce Vincent Santilli as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume his new position on Apr. 18, 2016.

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