Firefighters remained on the scene Friday and officials have temporarily closed fishing areas in Bridgeport Harbor and on the Long Island Sound from Norwalk to Milford.
Bridgeport officials are hoping yellow traffic flags will improve pedestrian safety in the city.
The House of Representatives was expected to vote Saturday on the deal reached by the General Assembly’s majority Democrats and Democratic Gov. Malloy last week. It’s unclear when the Senate will vote on the $19 billion budget bill.
Mayor Bill Finch and other city officials announced the proposal Tuesday at the Beardsley Zoo. It would allow households to keep up to six chickens, set minimum coop sizes and restrict coop locations.
An assault-style rifle and military-grade ammunition capable of piercing body armor were among 45 illegal weapons seized, authorities said.
Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.
Mayors from around Connecticut and of both parties say they don’t want to raise property taxes, but say that if Gov. Dan Malloy’s budget goes forward, they will have no choice.
On the minds of most big city mayors around the country today is the impact of federal budget cuts if there’s no agreement between Congress and President Barack Obama to avert the sequester.
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch was warned of the intense snowstorm on the way last weekend, but his critics argue he didn’t act quickly enough to order emergency plans for the city.
Streets remain blocked. Some residents remain snow-bound. Even main drags are choked with ice and snowpack. Some suggested Tuesday they’d be better off anywhere else.
Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.
The U.S. Justice Department and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy have announced the launch a new initiative to combat gun violence in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.
Bill Quinlan, senior vice president for Connecticut Light & Power, told reporters on Thursday he would not be more specific because of the extent of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
The mayor of Bridgeport will sign an ordinance Monday instituting a curfew in the hope of stemming gun violence in the city, but some people don’t like it.
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed into law Tuesday his education reform package, and the state’s biggest city stands to benefit, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.