City of Bridgeport Announces West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquito Breeding Grounds

City of Bridgeport Announces West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquito Breeding Grounds

ADVISES RESIDENTS TO “FIGHT THE BITE!” from the office of Mayor Joseph P. Ganim (Aug. 12, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim, Health Director Lisa Morrissey joined to promote “Fight the Bite!,” a seasonal City health initiative which provides resources and educational materials to help residents identify preventive measures and risk factors associated with […]

City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center Accepting Applications to Assist Eligible Residents Impacted by COVID-19

City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center Accepting Applications to Assist Eligible Residents Impacted by COVID-19

LONG-TERM RECOVERY COMMITTEE AIMS TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS & SMALL BUSINESSES WITH UNMET NEEDS from Rowena White, Office of the Mayor, City of Bridgeport (Jul. 13, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT –  COVID-19 emergency declarations on Federal, State, and local levels have impacted individuals and businesses in one way or another.  The City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations […]

Mayor Ganim to Announce Distribution of 100,000 Free Face Masks During to Bridgeport Residents

Mayor Ganim to Announce Distribution of 100,000 Free Face Masks During to Bridgeport Residents

UPDATES ON COVID-19 IMPACT INCLUDING SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED AND GUIDELINES FOR RESTAURANTS REOPENING Contact:  Josue Jorge, Josue.Jorge@Bridgeportct.gov (May 5, 2020)  — WHO:        Mayor Ganim, community members joining on Facebook Live WHAT:       Mayor Ganim to provide details on distribution of 100,000 masks to City of Bridgeport residents to protect against the spread of Coronavirus in our […]

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

ALONG WITH RESIDENTS, AND PATIENTS IN RECOVERY AT CITY OF BRIDGEPORT SENIOR CENTERS for more information: Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201 (Apr. 30, 2020) — WHO:            Mayor Ganim, Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, U.S. Delegation representatives, State Delegation representatives, City Council, Bridgeport Police and Fire Department, Emergency Management, American Medical Response, Shriners Pyramid Pipes and Drums, Fairfield […]

Senator Richard Blumenthal to Join Mayor Ganim via Facebook Live Town Hall at 12:30pm Today

Senator Richard Blumenthal to Join Mayor Ganim via Facebook Live Town Hall at 12:30pm Today

LOCAL AND NATIONAL UPDATES ON CORONAVIRUS IMPACT from Josue Jorge, Communications Coordinator, Office of the Mayor, City of Bridgeport (Apr. 24, 2020) — WHO:             Mayor Ganim, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and community members joining on Facebook Live WHAT:          Mayor Ganim and Senator Richard Blumenthal will discuss ongoing Congressional efforts to help individuals and businesses impacted […]

Mayor Ganim Announces First Responders from Bridgeport and Surrounding Towns to Salute Healthcare Workers in Cares Caravan

Mayor Ganim Announces First Responders from Bridgeport and Surrounding Towns to Salute Healthcare Workers in Cares Caravan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Scott Appleby, CEM, Director, Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security/Emergency Communications, City of Bridgeport (Apr. 16, 2020) — WHO:  Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Police, Fire Department, Emergency Operations Center staff, Troop G, AMR, Life Star, WPLR, STAR99.9, WEBE 108, 95.9 The Fox, Fairfield Police and Fire, Stratford Fire and Police, St […]

Mayor Ganim Requests City of Bridgeport Leaders and Residents of all Faiths to Join in Prayer

Mayor Ganim Requests City of Bridgeport Leaders and Residents of all Faiths to Join in Prayer

INCLUSIVE WORDS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN CLAIMED AND AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS for more information:  Josue.Jorge@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 9, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim requests to be joined by religious leaders across all beliefs throughout the City of Bridgeport to offer prayer and words of faith during a time that residents in our […]

City of Bridgeport to Recognize Police Officers Who Rescued Victims in Traumatic Incidents

City of Bridgeport to Recognize Police Officers Who Rescued Victims in Traumatic Incidents

MEET AND GREET WITH THE BPD OFFICERS INVOLVED IN ACTS OF HEROISM THAT MADE NATIONWIDE NEWS For More information:  Scott.appleby@bridgeportct.gov (Feb. 28, 2020) — WHO:            Mayor Joe Ganim, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Police Chief Armando Perez, Bridgeport Police Officers, City Council, community members, WHAT:          Mayor Ganim and Senator Blumenthal will join Chief AJ Perez […]

Mayor Ganim Stands in Solidarity with People of All Faiths

Mayor Ganim Stands in Solidarity with People of All Faiths

BRIDGEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT TO INCREASE PRESENCE AT PLACES OF WORSHIP for More Information:  Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201, josue.jorge@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 30, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Today, Mayor Ganim released a video addressing the recent attack in a Rockland County town where five people were stabbed in a rabbi’s home. As he condemns the actions of […]

Mayor Ganim, Health Director Bond Urge Residents to Take Caution to Prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

Mayor Ganim, Health Director Bond Urge Residents to Take Caution to Prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

EEE HAS CAUSED TWO CONNECTICUT FATALITIES THIS YEAR from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 27, 2019) —Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim and Health Director Maritza Bond are urging Bridgeport residents to take caution and use preventative measures to reduce Eastern Equine Encephalitis, (EEE), a rare but serious disease caused by a virus transmitted by […]

Liver Donor Named “Firefighter of the Year” at Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony

Liver Donor Named “Firefighter of the Year” at Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony

BRIDGEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES TIM LANDOCK FOR LIFE SAVING ACT OF SELFLESSNESS ACT HEROISM from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 12, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – At the Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony hosted last night at Elks Lodge 36, Tim Landock was honored with the title of Bridgeport Fire Department’s Firefighter […]

City of Bridgeport to Host “Bridgeport Complete Count Task Force” Census 2020 Information Forum

City of Bridgeport to Host “Bridgeport Complete Count Task Force” Census 2020 Information Forum

WEDNESDAY, 4:00 P.M. Contact:  Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov; Maria Viggiano (203) 814-7219, Maria.viggiano@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2019) — WHO:     Bridgeport Complete Count Taskforce Co-Chairs Maria Viggiano and Lydia Martinez; State Representative and Co-Chair of the CT Complete Count Committee, Chris Rosario; Representatives from the Office of Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Representatives of the U.S. Census […]

Bridgeport’s MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Youth Job Fair

Bridgeport’s MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Youth Job Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (May 22, 2019) — WHO:    Bridgeport Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) Eric Christmas, President & CEO of Career Resources, Inc. Scott Wilderman, City Council, and community members WHAT:    Bridgeport’s Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) in partnership with Career Resources, Inc., RYASAP, ABCD, […]

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

T-SHIRT PROCEEDS & DONATIONS TO SUPPORT HOMES FOR THE BRAVE from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov             (May 5, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT –Mayor Ganim was joined by Senator Blumenthal to help members of the Bridgeport Fire Department launch their T-Shirt Campaign that will benefit Homes for the Brave.  The […]

Mayor Ganim To Kick off the 2019 Season of “Park City Pickin’ It Up”

Mayor Ganim To Kick off the 2019 Season of “Park City Pickin’ It Up”

“BLIGHT TO BRIGHT” from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 26, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, State Representative Jack Hennessey, Stratfield Historic District Association (SHDA) community volunteers, City staff, City Council, and community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will by joined by State Representative Hennessey to welcome Stratfield Historic District Association (SHDA) community volunteers […]

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

30 COMPANIES TO PARTICIPATE from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 10, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) Eric Christmas, President & CEO of Career Resources, Inc. Scott Wilderman, City Council, and community members WHAT:            Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport’s Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs […]

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

“CHANGE YOUR MIND” from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov               (Mar. 28, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport Health Director Maritza Bond, supporters and community leaders to recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month with a vigil on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at McLevy […]

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Jan. 30, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, OPED Director Tom Gill, St. Raphael Teachers and Students, community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will read to students at St. Raphael School to celebrate “Catholic School Week.” WHEN:          Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:30 AM WHERE:       […]

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 12, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Greater Bridgeport Christian Fellowship Church Pastor and Marine Toys for Tots Coordinator Eric Torres, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Joe Ganim will present an over $2,000 check donation on behalf of the City of Bridgeport to Toys […]

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

APPROVED PROJECTS INCLUDE: RECONSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS STREET BRIDGE, FORMER REMINGTON INDUSTRIAL SITE, AND IMPROVEMENTS TO SIKORSKY AIRPORT from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 333-2843, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 11, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today attended the state bond commission meeting as they approved $14.6 million for key infrastructure and economic development projects for the City […]

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