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  1. Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Announces Developers & Operators Selected to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | StamfordPlus.com

    Mayor Ganim, is pleased to announce that Live Nation, the world's largest and most complete live entertainment company, along with local owner of SportsCenter of Connecticut, Howard Saffan have partnered to create "Harbor Yard Amphitheatre, LLC" and have been selected as the developers and operators to bring entertainment to Bridgeport's Harbor Yard with the development of a state-of-the-art Amphitheater. The ownership of the Amphitheatre will be retained by the City and will be developed at the investment of approximately $15 million dollars through a public/private partnership.

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  2. The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education Welcomes New Executive DirectorRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education welcomes a new Executive Director, Quentin Ball, to lead the organization. Per Quentin, "I am thrilled to take over from Ivonne Zucco, under whose leadership The Center was recently awarded the Impact Fairfield County grant.

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  3. SPS Named Casey Cummings, Assistant Principal, Springdale Elementary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | StamfordPlus.com

    Stamford, CT - Superintendent Stamford Public School Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education named Casey Cummings, assistant principal, Springdale Elementary School effective August 28, and Kathleen Kelley, interim assistant principal, Davenport Ridge Elementary School effective August 3. Cummings will replace Laura Lynam who is returning to the classroom to serve as an English Language teacher. Kelley is filling a vacancy created as the result of Kendra Brown's appointment as interim director of Early Childhood Education.

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  4. Remembering Loved Ones Lost to Cancer at St. Vincent's SWIM Memorial ServiceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | StamfordPlus.com

    St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound is hosting the 20th Annual Interfaith Memorial Service on Sunday, August 6 at 8:30am at Captain's Cove Seaport in Bridgeport. Registration begins at 8:00am.

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  5. Source Coffeehouse Wins Latte Art Competition at new Shearwater Coffee BarRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | StamfordPlus.com

    Java junkies and art enthusiasts gathered at the new Shearwater Coffee Bar in Fairfield's Brick Walk on Thursday night, July 20 for a latte art competition throwdown. There were 4 elimination rounds where dual competitors randomly picked the size and design of their latte art creations.

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  6. Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing ChildRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Bridgeport Police Department are praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child. Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit was able to locate a missing 9-year-old special needs child who had wandered away from their home.

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  7. Avison Young's Fairfield Office Signs Another New Lease for CT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Avison Young, the world's fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, and the new owners of 1000 Lafayette Boulevard, Shelbourne Global Solutions, LLC, announce the signing of a new lease for another legal tenant, Connecticut Legal Services, at the Class A office building in Bridgeport, CT that is now home to more than a half dozen top law firms and other legal tenants. Avison Young's Fairfield/Westchester office was named exclusive agent at the property last Summer.

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  8. United Way Honors Stepping Stones Museum PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Rhonda Kiest, President and CEO of Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, was recently honored by the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County for her commitment to broaden and enrich educational opportunities for children. NORWALK, CT - Rhonda Kiest, President and CEO of Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, was one of the honorees at the 2017 LIVE UNITED Celebration hosted by the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County on Tuesday, May 23rd at the University of Bridgeport.

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  9. Amateur Radio Field Day Demonstrates Ham Radio Operation at Westport ObservatoryRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Members of the Westport Astronomical Society's Amateur Radio Club KB1WLW, Greater Bridgeport Amateur Radio Club, and the Housatonic Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, from noon June 24 to noon June 25th at the observatory located at 182 Bayberry Lane in Westport CT. As a training drill, the Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security City of Bridgeport has appointed the Westport Astronomical Society in Westport Connecticut as a temporary Emergency Operations Center for the duration of June 24th and 25th.

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  10. Bridgeport Health and Social Services Department Seeking Community InputRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Bridgeport, CT - As part of its preparation for accreditation as a local public health department, the Bridgeport Department of Health and Social Services is seeking input from residents of Bridgeport for its strategic plan. Listening sessions with the public are being held throughout the City during the month of June.

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  11. Norwalk Community College commencement speakers are students-not celebritiesRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    You've probably never heard of the speakers chosen for Norwalk Community College's commencement next week. That's because they're students--- not celebrities or dignitaries.

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  12. SHU celebrates its 51st commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Theresa "T" Fletcher, Sacred Heart University class of 2017 president, celebrates following undergraduate commencement at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Fletcher addressed the crowd with a memorable speech filled with SHU memories and hopes for the future.

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  13. Impact Fairfield County Awards $180,000 to Fairfield County Non-ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    IMPACT FAIRFIELD COUNTY 2017 $100,000 Grant Recipient was The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education. Vicki Craver, Co-President, Impact Fairfield County; Ivonne Zucco, Executive Director, The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education; Wendy Block, Co-President, Impact Fairfield County; Clifton Benham, Vice President of the Board, The Center for Sexual Assualt Crisis Counseling and Education; Sarah Gleason, Esq.

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  14. Inspiration Awards Honor Bridgeport's Best Educators & Community LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    BEARD AWARD Winners with the Beard Family and other dignitaries. Standing Left to right: Juanita James, CEO & President, Fairfield County's Community Foundation; David Emerson; John Beard; Molly Beard and Laura Emerson.

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  15. SPS Named Angela Asaro as Principal Stillmeadow Elementary and...Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Superintendent Stamford Public Schools Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education named Angela Asaro Principal Stillmeadow Elementary School, and Michael Rinaldi Principal Westhill High School , at the Tuesday, April 25, 2017, BOE meeting. Both positions are effective July 1, 2017.

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  16. Nutmeg State Opens First Credit Union Location in New Haven CountyRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union has opened its latest location as of April 10, 2017. Inside the ShopRite on Bull Hill Lane in Orange, this is the first branch for the credit union in the New Haven County area.

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  17. Bridgeport: Put Your Phone Away or Get Ready to PayRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    From April 4 to April 30, 2017, Bridgeport Police will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text.

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  18. Sound Tigers 3, Phantoms 1Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Bridgeport Sound Tigers , proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, scored a goal in every period on Friday and held the league's best offense to a single tally in a 3-1 victory over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the PPL Center. Defenseman Jake Bischoff had a night to remember with a goal and an assist in his professional debut, while Michael Dal Colle and Josh Winquist also found the back of the net.

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  19. Phantoms 4, Sound Tigers 3Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Bridgeport Sound Tigers , proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, earned a hard-fought point on Sunday but suffered a 4-3 overtime loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the PPL Center. Tim Wallace, Andrew Rowe and Ross Johnston each found the back of net as Bridgeport built a two-goal lead after the second period, but Lehigh Valley stormed back with three unanswered goals, including Taylor Leier's overtime winner with less than 35 seconds left in the extra frame.

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  20. Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Welcomes NCAA Women's Basketball Teams and...Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim today is officially welcoming the four teams and thousands of fans of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament coming to Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena Saturday, March 25 and Monday, March 27, 2017. "We welcome all NCAA women's basketball fans to Bridgeport for what will be exciting games for sure," said Mayor Ganim.

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