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Av Harris, Bridgeport’s legislative liasion, to take job at Public Health...

Harris is a former WNPR reporter who has worked with Mayor Joe Ganim for the last three years.

Bridgeport leaders push back on DOT plans to defer rail station...

"The East Side and other adjoining neighborhoods have gotten their hopes up about the possibility of a new rail station and are looking to us as leaders to make it happen,” Mayor Joe Ganim said.

Bridgeport disciplines four Public Facilities workers for mishandling of funds

Director of Public Facilities John Ricci will forfeit the equivalent of four weeks of pay – two weeks of employment salary and two weeks of vacation time.

State judge dismisses cities’ lawsuits against Purdue Pharma

The ruling does not affect the numerous other lawsuits filed across the country against Purdue, Endo, Janssen and others.

Malloy proposes millions of dollars for Bridgeport economic development

The proposals to the state bond commission include $7 million for improvements to Sikorsky Memorial Airport.

Bridgeport seeks demolition of Greene Homes complex

The city cited “challenging living conditions” that include recurring violence and damaged elevators that it said prevent many residents, especially those who are disabled, from leaving their homes.

Shelton Mayor Lauretti considers challenging Ganim in Bridgeport election

After 27 years as mayor of Fairfield County’s smallest city, Mark Lauretti is toying with a possible new job: becoming mayor of Fairfield County’s largest city.

Gala Foods to open third Bridgeport supermarket in new retail plaza

“It has been over 40 years since the East End has had a grocery store in their neighborhood,” said Mayor Joe Ganim at a ceremony announcing the new Civic Block development.

Bridgeport’s 1000 Lafayette an anomaly in city’s office space market

“There are really only a couple of Class A buildings in downtown Bridgeport," said Avison Young's Christopher Grundy. "But there’s a growing number of great features and activities in the area that make it very attractive.”

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater breaks ground; issues remain

Among the questions still to be addressed is how the new concert venue will peacefully coexist with the Webster Bank Arena next door.

Greenwich resident Guy Smith drops gubernatorial bid

The remaining contenders for the Democratic nomination are Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont, who received the party’s endorsement at its recent convention, and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, who collected enough signatures to be included.

Politics update: Ganim in, Lauretti out of gubernatorial race

Both political parties’ primaries will be held on Aug. 14; the general election will take place on Nov. 6.

Democrats endorse Ned Lamont for governor

Lamont’s choice for lieutenant governor, Susan Bysiewicz, will face a primary challenge in August from Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a former Newtown legislative council member.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Bridgeport casino bill moves forward

The bill was sent to the House on Friday, after earlier indications that it would die in committee.