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Stratford resident Reem AlAttas' Rumble Helmet won a pair of awards at a recent CTNext competition, while another invention has drawn interest from IBM.
Pending regulatory approval, the project -- designed to provide a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy source -- is expected to begin construction in the second quarter of 2018.
The six-story building at 545 Bedford St. contains 82 luxury apartments.
The 18-2 vote paves the way for the city to spend $7.5 million in a public-private partnership that will transform the baseball stadium into a music amphitheater.
Efforts to turn this 52-acre Bridgeport peninsula into an economic dynamo has been hobbled for decades by political controversies.
The program will focus on preparing participants for registered labor apprenticeship programs, with the goal of construction industry employment.
The deal still faces approval from Massachusetts’ Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.
With Yasmin Thornton working from her office in Bridgeport and Trisha Kasmin in her own West Coast space, the duo set up their new Kismet Interiors as a virtual company in February.
The proposed Harbor Yard Amphitheater is scheduled to open 2019 and will be converted into a weather-proof venue hosting between 50 and 75 events annually.
The $175,000 grant, whose total reflects the Bridgeport bank's 175th anniversary, will be divided among seven individual offices across six states, including two in Fairfield County.
The lawsuit alleges 42-year-old Jeanette Bifolck died in 2000 as a result of having smoked the company’s Marlboro and Marlboro Lights since the early 1970s.
“We’re in a position now where interest is turning into actual projects," says Trumbull Economic and Community Development Director Rina Bakalar.
Horizons helps underserved students from Bridgeport develop strong academic, social and emotional skills.