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Laura Hoydick, Stratford’s new mayor, focuses on development

Since taking office in December, Laura Hoydick has been eager to put Stratford’s obstreperous past behind and focus on a positive political environment.

Bridgeport pension bond sale will save taxpayers $48M, says Mayor Ganim

The bond sale was made possible through special legislation sponsored by the Bridgeport delegation and adopted by the Connecticut General Assembly during the 2017 legislative session. 

New commercial and residential projects touted as reanimating Bridgeport

"It is a city that fast growing and looked at by others, either in whispers or loud voice, as a place that’s on the move," said Mayor Joe Ganim.

Bridgeport takes green energy lead with thermal loop

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.

Danbury, Bridgeport will continue to pursue Amazon HQ

“We feel the City of Danbury is the strongest location to service Amazon’s second North American headquarters,” Mayor Mark Boughton said.

Mixed reaction in Fairfield County to MGM Bridgeport casino project

Peter Gioia, vice president and economist at the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, expressed concern, saying “I wish Bridgeport focused a lot more on other developments."

Elected officials advocate Bridgeport region for Amazon’s second headquarters

State Rep. Laura Hoydick, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau are all interested in luring Amazon to Fairfield County.

Bridgeport Bluefish moving to North Carolina

The minor league baseball team expects to open the 2019 season in a $30 million stadium being built in High Point, North Carolina.

Stamford CFO Michael Handler joins crowded race for governor

Michael Handler is both Stamford's director of administration and volunteer director of New Canaan's Office of Emergency Management.

CT Gov. Malloy won’t seek third term as governor

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst, and State Sen. Tony Hwang are all potential names to become the state's 89th govenor.

Bridgeport Bluefish hits 20th season – but a 21st may be...

New admission taxes and an expiring lease are among the challenges facing the independent baseball team.

Bridgeport prospects bright, says returning economic development director

Steelpointe Harbor, Cherry Street, and Downtown North are only some of the projects currently under development.

Second Chance support grows despite legislative setback

Ex-offenders ranging from drug dealers to the mayor of Bridgeport are extolling the virtues of having another opportunity at being a law-abiding citizen.