Daily Archive for February 14th, 2013

: February 14th, 2013

Restaurateur/Bpt. Dem Chair Testa trying again to change master plan

For the past five years Mario Testa, the city’s Democratic Party chief, has been trying to alter the zoning around his Madison Avenue restaurant, Testo’s. And he’s taking another shot at the Feb. 25

GOP chair on Finch’s Nemo cleanup: Dem-controlled Bridgeport, you’ve been snowed!!!

Bridgeport Republican Chairman John Slater is trying to kick up a few waves in the city’s Sea of Democratic Tranquility. Slater has pledged either he or another member of the GOP will be attending

Facebook group calls for Finch’s resignation

BRIDGEPORT — Nemo has made Mayor Bill Finch a very unpopular man. Nearly a week after Blizzard Nemo dumped 30 inches of snow in the city — and more in nearby towns — Bridgeport is still digging its

DOT has traffic apps, but many disclaimers too

The state Department of Transportation is offering a series of apps as a way to check rail and highway advisories onĀ  smartphones. The apps have traffic advisories and access to traffic cameras and

Volunteers needed to shovel out Milford

All able-bodied men and women willing to volunteer to shovel are asked to meet Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m., behind the Milford Public Library at the Fowler Field parking lot with their shovels.

Public asked for help to solve fatal hit-and-run

State Police are asking the public for help in locating a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a Prospect woman last Friday as she was snow-blowing her driveway. Callers told 911 dispatchers that

A tractor-trailer traffic jam

An 18-wheeler is stuck under the train overpass at railroad and Iranistan avenues in Bridgeport. The fire department is on the scene and scanner reports say that snow piles are limiting what