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The City of Bridgeport Announces Construction of Nanoramic Laboratories through Bipartisan Infrastructure Grant Funding

Today, it was announced that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Grant Fund has allotted $47.5 million to fund the construction of Nanoramic Laboratories within Bridgeport.

Nov 30, 2023

Announcements, Development
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New research shows exposure to air pollutants might lead to postpartum depression in new mothers

Air pollution, a problem that affects people all over the globe, can impact a person’s physical health but new research shows that it can also cause poor mental health.  This week's study shows a relationship between exposure to air pollution and post-partum depression. 

Nov 29, 2023

Public Health
Health Alert: Apple and Apple-Cinnamon Pouches Recalled Due to Elevated Lead Levels

Health Alert: Recalled Apple and Apple-Cinnamon Sauce Pouches Due to Elevated Lead Levels

Since the end of October, there has been a voluntarily recall certain cinnamon applesauce products due to reports of elevated levels of lead found in these products.

Nov 21, 2023

Public Health
Photo of Mayor Ganim in his office on a zoom call for the United States Conference of Mayors Conversation with the U.S. Secretary of Education

Mayor Ganim Participates in United States Conference of Mayors Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education

Today, Mayor Ganim attended a virtual conference that was hosted by the United States Conference of Mayors titled “Raise the Bar: Lead the World – A Conversation with U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.”

Nov 14, 2023

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The City of Bridgeport and Southern Connecticut Gas Unveils Community-Designed Mural on Walls of Former Operations Center

Today, the Southern Connecticut Gas (SCG), a subsidiary of Avangrid (NYSE: AGR), unveiled a large mural it commissioned with arts organization RiseUP for Arts for the exterior walls of its former operations center at 39 Pine Street in Bridgeport.

Nov 06, 2023

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The City of Bridgeport Announces Positive Bond Finance Ratings

The City of Bridgeport has recently received excellent bond rating agency reports for the City’s Autumn 2023 capital project bonding. Fitch Ratings re-affirmed the high A+ rating that was achieved last year for the first time in over a decade.

Nov 03, 2023