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 Bridgeport, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 21st century, Bridgeport is rebounding after a loss of jobs and population, and is transitioning into a role as a center of service industries and as an outlying region of the New York metropolitan area.
Bridgeport is notable for having had a Socialist mayor for 24 years; Jasper McLevy served as mayor from 1933 to 1957.
For a time Bridgeport had the dubious distinction as having the highest per-capita murder rate in the United States, as well as being the first city in the United States to officially declare bankruptcy.
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 Boston.com / News / Local / Conn. / Trees emerged well from winter, but still face insect, fungus threats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Connecticut's 2.4 million acres of trees emerged from winter in good shape with the cold weather reducing the pest population, tree botanists and forestry experts say.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Connecticut's 2.4 million acres of trees emerged from winter in good shape with the cold weather reducing the pest population, tree botanists and forestry experts say.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has alerted forestry officials in the Northeast, including Connecticut, that a California nursery is known to have shipped several thousand camellia shrubs that might carry the sudden oak death fungus to the eastern United States.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2004/05/31/trees_emerged_well_from_winter_but_still_face_insect_fungus_threats   (529 words)

 University of Bridgeport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
University of Bridgeport is a university in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
It was the first junior college chartered in the northeastern U.S. The Junior College of Connecticut transformed into University of Bridgeport in 1947.
University of Bridgeport enrollment has been climbing from an all-time low of 1,383 students in 1992 to over 3,000 in 2003.
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 Bridgeport Connecticut CT...Golden Hill Paugussett Indian Tribe
Bridgeport, the largest city in the State of Connecticut, has fallen on difficult times.
Bridgeport has one of the highest rates of unemployment in the state.
Their SAT scores, average is 212 points lower than the State of Connecticut, coming in at an average of only 795.
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 ipedia.com: Bridgeport, Connecticut Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bridgeport is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Bridgeport (41n10, 73w12 EST) is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Bridgeport is Connecticut's largest city and its nickname is The Park City.
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 Statistics: Area code 203 in Bridgeport, Connecticut 06607
Bridgeport, in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is in the 203 area code, and the EST time zone.
Its principal city is Bridgeport, CT. The latitude for the geographic center of 06607 is 41.1772 and the longitude is -73.1663.
Bridgeport and 06607 are located in Connecticut in the United States of America.
www.zipwise.com /zip-codes/connecticut/bridgeport-06607.php   (523 words)

 The Connecticut Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bridgeport, the industrial capital of Connecticut, is situated on a harbor formed by the Pequonnock River.
The city of Bridgeport was incorporated the same year, and in 1930 had a population of 146,716.
Barnum, the great showman, made Bridgeport his home, and was closely connected with the life of the city until his death in 1891.
www.cityqueue.com /Bridgeport/Historical/Bridgeport/Bridgeport.html   (1057 words)

 Bridgeport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bridgeport is the name of a number of places in the United States of America:
Bridgeport, Connecticut - by far the largest city with this name
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridgeport   (99 words)

 Bridgeport, Connecticut (Cities)
Bridgeport is located in Fairfield County southwest of New Haven between Stratford and Westport, along Interstate 95 on the banks of the Pequonnock River near Long Island Sound.
Bridgeport is a major manufacturing center and also a port for oceangoing vessels.
Bridgeport is Connecticut's largest city and is known as the "Park City." Bridgeport is named after the first drawbridge over the Pequonnock River.
www.ohwy.com /ct/b/bridgepo.htm   (293 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : Doe v. Bridgeport, Court Decision
Defendants Bridgeport Police Department and Wilber L. Champan, Chief of the Bridgeport Police Department, their agents, employees, assigns, and all persons acting in concert or participating with them are enjoined and restrained from searching, stopping, arresting, punishing or penalizing in any way, or threatening to search,
The cardholder is exempt from arrest and prosecution for the possession of syringes furnished to the cardholder by the Bridgeport Health Department.
Roe alleges that, on October 5, 2000, he was arrested on Shelton Street in Bridgeport by a Bridgeport police officer for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics, after the officer seized the injection equipment which Roe was carrying with him.
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 Home Inspection Bridgeport Connecticut - Allied Home Inspections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bridgeport is connected to nearby New York City by way of both Amtrak and Metro-North commuter trains.
Bridgeport was home to the Frisbee Pie Company Frisbee Pie Company; because of this connection, it has been argued that Bridgeport is the birthplace of the frisbee.
The Arena serves as thenorink of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL hockey team, as well as the home court of the Fairfield University's basketball team.
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 Bridgeport, CT - Connecticut Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist serving ...
Bridgeport, Connecticut Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
It is vitally important that you provide Bridgeport, Connecticut Florists with accurate, detailed information regarding the name and address of the person to whom you are sending flowers.
When placing an order for Delivery in Bridgeport, Connecticut, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
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 Attorney Greta Solomon, Cohen and Wolf PC, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Resident in the firm's Bridgeport office, she practices in the areas of estate planning, elder law, probate administration (including estates, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, etc.) and pension and other employee benefits.
She regularly participates in continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association and the Bridgeport Bar Association and is a guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut School of Law at its estate planning seminar for third-year law students.
She was the recipient of the A.O. Samuels Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation of Bridgeport and was named the "Woman of the Year" in 1989 from the Women's Network of Greater Bridgeport.
www.cohenandwolf.com /bio/GretaSolomon.asp   (436 words)

 Fayerweather Island Light History
Black Rock Harbor is a deep, protected harbor that developed as a trade port and shipbuilding center in the 18th century.
After its decommissioning, Fayerweather Island Light was given to the city of Bridgeport and became part of Seaside Park, a recreation area established in the 19th century largely through the efforts of P. Barnum.
The lighthouse preservation fund is managed by the Burroughs Community Center in Bridgeport.
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 Bridgeport, Connecticut CT, city profile (Fairfield County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Connecticut > All counties > Fairfield County > Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport is a city in Fairfield County.
Median rent in Bridgeport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $557.
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 Connecticut Magazine - This month
February means Valentine's Day, and rather than load up on chocolate and sweets this month, Connecticut Magazine offers a healthy alternative—advice from medical experts on 15 health issues, from eating smart to treating migraine headaches.
The March is also stocked with other treats: The Connecticut Bride has a bouquet of new settings for weddings; Connecticut Home looks at eye-catching new modular homes; and we walk the line between church and state as it pertains to Connecticut's public schools.
As bible study and extracurricular religious recruitment are on the rise in public schools around the state, concern is also growing as to whether the lines between church and state are clear enough.
www.connecticutmag.com   (321 words)

Connecticut leads New England in the production of eggs, pears, peaches, and mushrooms, and its oyster crop is the nation's second largest.
Connecticut, University of - Connecticut, University of, mainly at Storrs; coeducational; land grant and state supported;...
Connecticut, river, United States - Connecticut, longest river in New England, 407 mi (655 km) long, rising in the Connecticut Lakes, N...
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amily violence means a crime as defined in section 53a-24 of the Connecticut General Statutes which, in addition to its other elements, contains as an element thereof an act of family violence to a family member and shall not include acts by parents or guardians disciplining minor children unless such acts constitute abuse." Conn. Gen.
n Connecticut, family violence "means an incident resulting in physical harm, bodily injury or assault, or an act of threatened violence that constitutes fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury or assault between family or household members.
You don't have to actually break the law to get arrested, it is enough that the police have probable cause to believe you committed a crime.
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 Central High School - Dates in Bridgeport History
May 22 1955 Police in Bridgeport, Conn. cancel a scheduled dance headlined by Fats Domino, because, authorities say, "rock and roll dances might be featured." They justify their action noting "a recent near riot at the New Haven Arena," where rock and roll dances were featured.
November 7 1933 The Socialist Party of Bridgeport, Connecticut, won a stunning victory in the municipal election, garnering 48 percent of the votes cast in a three-way race and putting Jasper McLevy in the mayor's seat.
December 20 1898 The First Connecticut Volunteer Artillery which was formed from men from the vicinity of Bridgeport, Connecticut, for the Spanish American War was mustered out of service ten days after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the war.
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 Town-USA Bridgeport Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The town of Bridgeport in southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Pequonnock River, covers 17.5 square miles and is home to over 141,980 residents.
The town was incorporated in 1821 from Stratford and Fairfield; the city was chartered in 1836, and the two were immediately consolidated.
Connecticut's largest city is, in many ways, a small town with a sense of community, neighborhood spirit, and traditional values.
www.town-usa.com /connecticut/fairfield/bridgeport.html   (140 words)

 Bridgeport, Washington
Covert and a group of investors purchased the entire township and renamed it for their hometown of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Because of this Bridgeport was the staging area for supplies.
Now a quiet community of 2250, Bridgeport is still a great place to raise a family.
www.bridgeportwashington.com   (246 words)

 Connecticut DWI DUI Drunk Driving Defense Sex Assault Defense Attorney Lawyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Easton Connecticut DUI law is complicated and only Bridgeport Connecticut attorneys who keep up with the current state of Stamford Connecticut DUI law are preferable.We are Bridgeport Connecticut DUI attorneys who specialize in hartford Connecticut DUI law and keep up on the latest changes.
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Connecticut Sexual Assault attorneys and lawyers who have experience with both sides of Connecticut Sexual Assault law may be better able to represent your case dealing with a Sexual Assault in the state of Connecticut.
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 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Connecticut and Rhode Island
Eastern Catholics are represented in Connecticut and Rhode Island, with the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy, of Stamford, Connecticut the ecclesiastical province for Ukrainian.
The Diocese of Norwich : counties of Middlesex, New London, Tolland and Windham in Connecticut, and Fishers Island, a portion of Suffolk County in the New York.
The Diocese of Bridgeport encompasses the area of Fairfield county, in the state of Connecticut.
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 CivicRadar Weston Connecticut - Connecting citizens to government
The Connecticut Policy and Economic Council (CPEC) has partnered with the Town of Weston to implement CivicRADAR, a technology utility for you to communicate submit inquiries, initiate service requests, and to contact the right department at Town Hall 24 hours a day.
Connecticut Policy and Economic Foundation (CPEC) has evolved over the years into the state’s most widely-recognized champion of linking the use of technology with improved government services and public policy outcomes at the community level.
CivicRADAR is sponsored by the Connecticut Policy and Economic Council, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Town of Weston
www.civicradar.com /weston.html   (629 words)

 Adventure Skydiving Connecticut
Skydive Connecticut is pleased to serve New Haven, Bridgeport, and Hartford Connecticut
Adventure Skydiving Connecticut serves all of Connecticut including Hartford, New Haven, and Bridgeport with skydiving training and first jump tandem skydives.
The Connecticut skydiving community is among the friendliest of groups in the US, and offers the most advanced training methods available.
www.skydiveconnecticut.com   (230 words)

 Bridgeport News
The way most domestic violence cases are prosecuted at state Superior Court in Norwalk is being changed to give the cases greater scrutiny with the hope of providing victims better protection.
A Fairfield teenager was arrested after he reportedly shot his girlfriend in the leg and shot at a car Monday in Bridgeport.
A Bridgeport man who planned on making a lifetime career in the Air Force died Tuesday morning in a South Carolina house fire while trying to rescue a young boy.
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