Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim Officially Returns To Office After Serving Prison TimeThe former mayor of Bridgeport, who spent seven years in federal prison for public corruption, will once again be sworn in as mayor of Connecticut's largest city.
Ex-Convict Former Bridgeport Mayor Considers Another RunThe Democrat announced Thursday on Twitter that he's setting up an exploratory committee for a comeback bid.
2,000 Apply In Bridgeport Police Recruitment EffortBridgeport Mayor Bill Finch said the candidates are from varied backgrounds, which was one of the goals in the effort that saw city officials working closely with communities.
Connecticut Gov. Malloy Declares State Of Emergency, 9 P.M. Travel Ban In EffectThe National Weather Service is warning of a two-day snowfall of 20 to 30 inches and winds gusting more than 30 mph to as much as 75 mph.
Cause Of Massive Bridgeport Industrial Fire Under InvestigationFirefighters 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 Offers Pedestrians Yellow Flags To Wave At Traffic While Crossing StreetBridgeport officials are hoping yellow traffic flags will improve pedestrian safety in the city.
Conn. Budget Revised As Vote Deadline ApproachesThe 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.
Bridgeport Mayor Proposes Allowing Residents To Keep Chickens On PropertyMayor 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.
45 Illegal Weapons Seized, 3 Arrested In Bridgeport StingAn assault-style rifle and military-grade ammunition capable of piercing body armor were among 45 illegal weapons seized, authorities said.
Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail SafetyConnecticut 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.
Conn. Mayors Fear Tax Hikes Might Be Needed With Malloy's BudgetMayors 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.
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch Braces For Sequester CutsOn 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.
Critics Assail Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch For Inadequate Snow ResponseBridgeport 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.
Bridgeport, Conn., Residents Furious They Are Still Snowed In 4 Days LaterStreets 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.
Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second BudgetGov. 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.