Monthly Archive for July, 2010

: July, 2010

Torres nabs Ron Paul endorsement

If you’re a candidate looking to lock up tea party support, there’s one endorsement that’s the Holy Grail of endorsements. Ron Paul. Rick Torres, the Bridgeport businessman hoping to nab the

HCC enrollment sees a spike

Like other community colleges in the state, Housatonic Community College is seeing a boom of new students brought on in large part because of the still sour economy.   So far this summer, class

Bpt. Road Closures & Info for Visiting Firefighters

BRIDGEPORT – Following is information on road closures and information for visiting firefighters for the funeral services for Lt. Steven Velasquez and Firefighter Michel Baik on Friday, July 30. Road

Book Sale at Bridgeport Library

BRIDGEPORT — The Burroughs & Saden Public Library on Broad Street will hold a two day book sale in their garage -on the State Street side of the building – this weekend. The book sale will be held

Trumbull Mall food court to partially reopen

The food court at Westfield Trumbull Shopping Mall will partially reopen Wednesday, said Lee Sterling, Westfield Regional Director of Marketing. The area has been closed since Saturday, July 17,

Museum updates: Christmas in July, Barnum open

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros: Here are updates from folks at two area nonprofit gems: The Fairfield Museum and History Center and Bridgeport’s Barnum Museum. This from the Fairfield

Second time not the charm for CT

CT is not a finalist in the second go around for the federal Race to the Top jackpot. Finalists, are: Arizona, California, Colorado, DC, Florida, Georga, Hawaii, Illinoise, Kentucky, Louisiana,

Rell offers condolences to firefighters at the 7-ll

BRIDGEPORT — Gov. M. Jodi Rell visited this morning with firefighters at the 7-ll firehouse that lost two of its own in a blaze Saturday on Elmwood Avenue. The governor personally thanked the 15

School supplies sought

BRIDGEPORT _ The Burroughs Community Center is holding a Back to School Drive for its fifth through eighth grade after school members. The following donations are being sought: bookbags, calculators,

Funeral Arrangements for Firefighters

From the city of Bridgeport website: Private funerals for our fallen Bridgeport Fire Department firefighters will be held separately on Friday afternoon. Calling hours for the public will be held on