Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Bridgeport officials offer New Year safety tips

PRESS RELEASE BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch today urged all City residents to celebrate safely and act responsibly while enjoying the festivities of this New Year’s holiday weekend. “We want everyone

Rescue Mission given refrigerated food truck

Here’s some good news just in time for the end of the year. Press release follows: BRIDGEPORT ––Bridgeport Rescue Mission now has access to a greater number of resources for donated food, thanks to

Search locates missing person at Southford Falls State Park

OXFORD — Police and emergency personnel, including firefighters from Oxford and Southbury found a missing person at Southford Falls State Park late Thursday afternoon. The search began at 4:33 p.m. A

City gets grant to help complete Shelton Lakes rec path

SHELTON — The city was recently awarded $14,710 under the Iroquois Community Grant Program to complete construction of the Shelton Lakes Recreation Path, according to Teresa Gallagher, the city’s

Animal rescue group needs help

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society is collecting tax-deductible items for the homeless animals impounded at the Stratford Animal Control Facility. The shelter is in need of dog food, canned and dry

Library board has opening

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Public Library Board of Directors is accepting applications for one board position. Any registered voter in the city of Bridgeport who has a high level of familiarity with

Latino sworn as new deputy police chief

James Baraja, a 20-year veteran of the Bridgeport Police Department, was sworn in as its newest deputy chief Thursday during a ceremony at City Hall. “I am truly humbled by the show of support,”

CL&P rates dropped 7.5 percent

CL&P announced today, the following: BERLIN, Conn. – December 22, 2011 – Residential customers of Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) should see their 2012 monthly utility bills go down to

Milford service award announced

MILFORD — The Boys & Girls Club of Milford announced that Jorge Santiago, president of the board of directors for the club, is to receive the Milford Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 Award of

Coquito showdown on Friday

BRIDGEPORT — For Puerto Ricans, the holiday season is not complete without some coquito. The rum-based, eggnog-like drink will be the center of attention Friday at the 4th annual Coquito Contest