City to Shift Its Staff Start Time up One Hour; Mayor Finch Urging Employers to Follow City’s Lead Water Street Closed Until Further Notice for Bus Staging BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 19, 2013) – Mayor Bill Finch announced today that the City of Bridgeport is asking its office staff to report to work an hour earlier
Video interview–Mayor Finch took time out to talk about they upcoming negotiations with the Bridgeport Police Union after announcing the final push for funding for the police memorial that will be located outside the police station on Congress Street. I asked the mayor if we are still looking at concessions and layoffs and he replied
Mayor Bill Finch and the leadership of Bridgeport Police Union Local 1159 announced plans for a July fundraiser with a goal of raising $50,000 toward a Bridgeport Police Memorial outside Police Headquarters on Congress Street. Tens of thousands of private sector dollars already have been raised to match the public investment in the important project.
The Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation is donating 2,500 gun safety locks to Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield and Waterbury to be distributed to residents free of charge. “We encourage residents to pick up a Project ChildSafe safety kit so that they can learn about the options they have to properly and securely store their firearms at