City of Bridgeport discusses disaster funding

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed applying for disaster recovery grants during a special meeting Friday.

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Bridgeport holds contentious second public hearing on annexation

Published Thursday, October 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

Thirty people addressed Bridgeport City Council Wednesday night, asking councilmen to vote “no” on the city’s proposed annexation of 1,300 acres of land along southwest U.S. 380 and north Texas 101. It was the second public hearing on the annexation, and emotions were running high. Some speakers raised their voices, some cried and some threatened […]

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Bridgeport electricity rates decrease

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved an ordinance with the city's new electricity rates Monday, and consumers should see a slight decrease on their monthly bill.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, September 23, 2017

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council meets at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25.

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Bridgeport City Council approves tax rate, budget; discusses airport board

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council set the tax rate and approved the budget for 2017-2018 Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council votes to keep same tax rate

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday proposed a tax rate of 63.9 cents per $100 valuation, the same rate as last year.

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198-acre development proposed

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday heard a presentation about a proposed 198-acre, mixed-use development on the east side of town.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, July 8, 2017

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

County commissioners will consider a proclamation designating Wise as a Purple Heart County Monday.

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Aerators at wastewater plant to be repaired

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday approved a bid to fix the aerators at the city's wastewater treatment plant.

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Meeting Brief for Saturday, June 24, 2017

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The council meets 6 p.m. Monday, June 26 at 900 Thompson St.

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Bridgeport gas rates going up

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Racey Burden

Natural gas rates in Bridgeport will rise starting in June.

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Mural planned for downtown Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Racey Burden

A new mural is coming to downtown Bridgeport this summer.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 22, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will consider issuing a letter of support for legislation regarding the creation of Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4.

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Bridgeport City Council awards bid for trail construction

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council awarded the bid for construction of its hiking and biking trail at its March 27 council meeting.

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Bridgeport City Council weighs in on awnings

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed whether to require safety inspections for all awnings on downtown buildings Monday night.

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Bridgeport City Council approves pool amenities

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Racey Burden

The city pool in Bridgeport is getting a zip line and a new diving board, plus a floating log for the shallow end.

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Bridgeport considers historic overlay district

Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

The city of Bridgeport could soon add new zoning restrictions to its downtown, as the council met Monday and discussed establishing a historic district overlay.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, February 11, 2017

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss amending the city's zoning ordinance to establish a historic district overlay and the purchase of amenities for the city pool.

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Final payment made for Halsell Street work

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport's street improvement project is now complete.

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Bridgeport seeks grant to improve water treatment plant

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved Monday the submission of a grant application for a carbon filtering system, which is proposed to mitigate the town's water taste and odor issues.

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