Monthly Archive for August, 2009

: August, 2009

Master plan approved with no changes

“I’m disgusted,” said one city resident. “They made up their minds way before this,” said another. “They should be ashamed of themselves,” commented yet another angry resident. After sitting through

Master plan vote imminent

About 30 city residents holding up signs asking for changes to the master plan are sitting in the Council Chambers in Bpt.’s City Hall waiting for the Planning and Zoning Commission’s regular meeting

Trumbull GOP gears up

There’s hardly a political pre-Labor Day lull in Trumbull, where Republican candidate Tim Herbst seems determined to operate on all cylinders even before the traditional holiday starting gun. His

Down From My Perch

I got an offer to watch the Ct United 9/11 Motorcycle Riders ride below one of two huge American Flags strung between FD hook and ladder trucks from the Fairfield FD. Once on the truck a voice from

Bpt BOE Finance Committee Meeting canceled.

So if you planned to spend your Monday evening watching the Bridgeport Board of Education’s Finance Committee discuss professional fees, a Bridgeport Regional Business Council request and it’s

AARP health care forum

Rep. Jim Himes isn’t the only one holding health care reform forums this week. AARP Connecticut is hosting what it bills as a “community conversation” on health care reform on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from

Rohrig Drops Out

Joanne Rohrig, the minority leader of the Milford school board, has confirmed that she is dropping her re-election bid. “I made this decision more than a month ago,” said Rohrig, a Republican. “I

Once is not enough

Back in early June, officials of Greater Bridgeport Transit, the agency that runs the region’s public bus service, announced that 40 of its buses would be getting new engines, financed by a $2.8

Is a new budget possible today?

Well, it could be a very long night in Hartford as legislators continue to work on trying to pass a new state budget. Shortly after 10 a.m. today, Speaker of the House Christopher G. Donovan,

Never on Sunday

The Strategic Enforcement Team of the Bridgeport PD continues to crack down on liquor law violations in the city. Last week, SET officers along with underage poseurs from the Governor’s Prevention