Monthly Archive for March, 2011

: March, 2011

Trumbull bus driver arrested for texting while driving

TRUMBULL — Police have arrested a Stratford woman who reportedly sent and received a total of 1,068 text messages during her work as a bus driver serving the Trumbull school district. Evelyn Guzman,

Mayor Finch optimistic in State of City speech

BRIDGEPORT – In what had the air of a reelection campaign kickoff speech, Mayor Bill Finch called Bridgeport a “city of opportunity for the 21st century” in his fourth State of the City speech

Man accused of trolling for high school girls in Bridgeport

Michaelee Sullivan of North Haven arrested after police said he was trying to get teenaged girls into his car outside Harding High School. Failing that police said he pulled up in front of Bridgeport

Stratford man arrested for public indecency in New Canaan

Mariusz Borowski, 33, of Stratford was arrested in the parking lot of Walter Stewart’s Market in New Canaan last Friday after police said a woman saw him commit a lewd act in his van. Borowski, a

Bullying workshop at Stratford Academy

Press release from Stratford Parents’ Place: Stratford Academy PTSA and Stratford Parents’ Place are joining forces to present a forum entitled The Ultimate Remedy for Bullying – A Positive School

Bridgeport unemployment rate climbs to 15 percent

In January, the unemployment rate in Bridgeport climbed to 15 percent, higher than any other month since before 1994, according to data from the state Department of Labor.  Only Hartford and

Men’s Health report: Mayor Finch may tweet, but his city doesn’t

A Men’s Health report titled Twitter Towns, USA ranks Bridgeport among the least socially networked cities in America. The Park City earned a D- and placed 93 in a ranking of 100 cities. The rankings

Argument over Heath Ledger leads to assault

A Stratford woman was arrested Sunday after police said she choked a friend at her birthday party during a disagreement over how actor Heath Ledger died. Police said Amy Galaz, 32, invited four female

Bridgeport Question of the Week

Hi Bridgeporters! Here’s this week’s question of the week: Should people who live part-time in the city or have a business in the city be allowed to have positions of power on city boards, commissions

Mayor Bill Finch’s Social Network Event

Mayor Bill Finch invites all of his Twitter followers and Facebook friends to join him on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at The Arcade (993 Main St, Bridgeport) at 5:30 p.m. for a discussion of his State