Mary Jane Is Back, Ganim In Danger

Things seem to be changing in Bridgeport. A few years ago, the winning candidate in the Democratic mayoral primary was practically guaranteed to win the general election in November. The main reason: for years […] Continue Reading…

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Message to mayor a solid ‘No’

A solid “no” was the answer on Election Day to a camouflaged question related to the Board of Education on the ballot in Bridgeport — 12,590 votes no and10,532 votes yes. Perhaps that was […] Continue Reading…

Walk seeks to raise AIDS awareness

More than 100 residents recently walked to raise public awareness of AIDS. The volunteers started the march at Washington Park on Barnum Avenue and Kossuth Street. Stopping at pre-designated spot to drink water and […] Continue Reading…

Protest hits possible tax hike

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has submitted his budget proposal to the City Council. That budget — carrying a $517 million price tag

Residents worry about new project

Selda Dworkin, a resident of Huntington Turnpike, says the Mark IV construction company has no permit to construct a shopping center just a few feet from her home. “We don’t need a shopping center […] Continue Reading…

Power of incumbency felt in mayoral election

The election for the next mayor of Bridgeport is history and incumbent Democrat Bill Finch was elected by

Stratford man wins Times Square billboard contest

For Ricardo Murillo to win the opportunity to advertise his company in Times Square is just a step to fulfill his dream. On Sept. 23, Murillo received the big call. The voice on the […] Continue Reading…

Derecktor Shipyards’ Bridgeport yard in troubled waters

After 10 years of business, Derecktor Shipyards’ Bridgeport operation is in danger of closing. “The economy has killed us,” said owner Paul Derecktor. If the Bridgeport yard – one of three locations operated by […] Continue Reading…