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A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Finch Says Steel Point Project Should Now Take Shape

With Friday’s approval of $31 million in state grants and special financing to develop a proposed Bass Pro Shops store in Bridgeport, the city’s mayor said he expects the long-awaited Steel Point waterfront project will now take shape.

09/27/2013

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Paper: Church Open Four Years With No Certificate Of Occupancy

A 1,500-seat church in Bridgeport has apparently been operating for four years without a certificate of occupancy that certifies it’s safe.

07/23/2013

Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 29 (NOAA/Getty Images)

Mayor Says City Needs Additional Storm Sandy Recovery $$

Bridgeport’s mayor says the governor’s plan for allocating $72 million in federal funding to recover from Superstorm Sandy isn’t adequate for the city’s needs.

06/11/2013

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Cities Still Struggling With Snow

Connecticut’s largest cities were struggling to remove huge amounts of snow from narrow streets littered with abandoned vehicles.

02/12/2013

Electric line repairs (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bridgeport’s Mayor Says His City Is Being Snubbed In Power Restoration

Bridgeport’s mayor says Connecticut’s largest city is poorly served by United Illuminating as nearly 28,000 residents are still without power, days after Superstorm Sandy battered shoreline communities.

11/01/2012

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Storm Prompts Bridgeport Curfew

Bridgeport’s mayor says he is imposing an 8 p.m. curfew as crews work on a power outage affecting the entire downtown.

08/28/2011

Bridgeport Names New Police Chief

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s largest city has a new police chief. Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has named Joseph Gaudett Jr. to the top spot, a position he has held on an acting basis since […]

12/19/2010

Ballot Shortage, Vote Count Delay Prompts Talk of Changes

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are mulling over potential changes to state election law in the wake of last week’s ballot shortage in Bridgeport that led to confusion over […]

11/07/2010

Foley: I'm Not Ready to Concede

  By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy won the election in the state’s largest city by more than 13,000 votes, Bridgeport’s mayor announced Friday, apparently giving Malloy […]

11/05/2010

Bridgeport Announces Ballot Numbers; Appear to Give Malloy the Win

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy won the election in the state’s largest city by more than 13,000 votes, Bridgeport’s mayor announced Friday, apparently giving Malloy the edge over Republican Tom Foley […]

11/05/2010

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