Last week the City of Bridgeport launched it’s free app for smartphones called iWatchBridgeport. It allows anyone with a smart phone to send tips to the police along with photos and video of tips or crimes being committed anonymously . The app is being used in many city across the country, Bridgeport is the first
Discount clothing retailer Syms Corp famous for saying educated consumers were its best customers, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday along with its Filene’s Basement chain and both plan to go out of business. There are 25 Syms and 21 Filene’s Basement stores, mostly in the eastern United States, and the two combined employ about 2,500,
BRIDGEPORT, CT (November 2, 2011) – City public works crews will travel to the town of Bethel today to assist workers in that town in clearing downed trees and debris from their roads in the wake of this past weekend’s autumn nor’easter. “While the City of Bridgeport was spared the brunt of this weekend’s nor’easter,
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists that claims the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus abuses its elephants. Feld attorney John Simpson said the appellate ruling supports the company’s $20 million racketeering lawsuit against Ryder, animal rights groups and their
I know we just got our first snow and already we are all looking forward to Spring. Lee Ganim shows us step by step just how easy and inexpensive it is to have a colorful spring year after year, but you have to plant now! Contact Lee at: Ganim’s Garden Center & Florist, LLC 320
NORWALK – Cox Radio has sold its two long-running stations to WSHU Public Radio Group, and ends an era of local news in Norwalk and Stamford. John Labarca, host of Italian House Party, which has been broadcast by Cox Radio since June 2008, will air his final live segment starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Read
A plane carrying Rick Hendirick, the owner of one of NASCAR’s top racing teams crashed landed in Florida. The pilot reported the plane had no brakes upon landing. In 2004 Hendrick was involved in another plane crash that killed many of his family members.
24 members of the 34th police academy training class in Bridgeport graduated at the city’s Common Council chambers Friday night. Chief Gaudette told the graduating class “I am asking you to always treat people like a member of your family because all these people are part of the community you serve.” They were led by
The weekend’s storm could not trick Fairfield’s Safety Street today. The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and some scary politicians join together to provide a safe fun community event handing out candy, balloons, hot chocolate and other treat to the local ghouls and goblins.