Speed limit lowered on Halsell

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By Racey Burden

Traffic will slow down on Halsell Street after Bridgeport City Council voted to lower the speed limit Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council sets public hearing

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council set a date for a public hearing on the city's proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Bridgeport pays up for road work

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

At their Monday meeting Bridgeport City Council approved paying $1,139,619 to PaveCon Public Works for construction completed during the months of May and June.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, July 23, 2016

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The board called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday, July 25 at the administration building, 2107 15th St.

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Residents express concern over Carpenter Street flooding

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Several Bridgeport residents with homes on Carpenter Street attended Monday's meeting to ask the council to fix the road's drainage problems.

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Bridgeport City Council appoints zoning board

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the creation of a Zoning Board of Adjustment during its Monday meeting and appointed members to the board.

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Bridgeport facing $55 million loss in values

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Like other cities across Wise, Bridgeport will receive considerably less tax revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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New Bridgeport mayor, council member sworn in

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two new officials were sworn into office in Bridgeport Tuesday.

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Bridgeport City Council renames road after local family

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local family will be honored in Bridgeport with a street named after them.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Bridgeport joins effort to negotiate Oncor rates

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to join a group of 150 cities who have hired attorneys to serve as a steering committee to negotiate rates with Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

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Bridgeport Police Department seeks more cameras through grant

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved a grant application for the city's police department to purchase additional body-worn cameras Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council approves recycling program

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved adding recycling to the town's waste pick-up plan at its meeting last week.

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Bridgeport City Council approves street project change orders

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved two change orders to their street improvement projects Tuesday night.

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Police calls down in 2015

Published Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport Police Chief Steve Stanford presented his department's yearly report to the city council Tuesday night.

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Bridgeport police chief seeks to improve safety on stretch of U.S. 380

Published Saturday, December 19, 2015
By Racey Burden

Safety concerns over the stretch of U.S. 380 that runs through Bridgeport were raised at the city's council meeting Tuesday.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, December 12, 2015

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Trustees will vote to approve the middle school science annex construction contract at Monday's meeting.

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Bridgeport City Council hires firm to repair Energy Way

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved a construction agreement for the repair of failing panels on Energy Way Tuesday.

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Bridgeport City Council denies Pavecon’s request to stop project time

Published Saturday, October 24, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council denied a request from PaveCon Public Works Tuesday to stop time on the first phase of the Halsell Street Improvement Project until Jan. 1.

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City of Bridgeport contracts with county for election services

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Tuesday to approve a joint election agreement and contract for election services with Wise County for the Nov. 3 home rule charter commission election.

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