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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Bridgeport citizens face 5-cent tax increase

Published Saturday, September 26, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Tuesday to raise the city's tax rate for the first time in 10 years.

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Bridgeport City Council approves 5-cent tax increase

Published Saturday, September 19, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the city's budget for fiscal year 2015-16 Tuesday night.

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Bridgeport City Council considers tax increase to decrease deficit

Published Saturday, September 5, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council is considering a property tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year, moving from 58.75 cents per $100 valuation to 63.90.

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Bridgeport City Council hires EDC director

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the hiring of a new Economic Development Corp. (EDC) director last week.

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City of Bridgeport changes health insurance

Published Saturday, August 22, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council agreed to change the city employees' health insurance coverage Tuesday night.

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Bridgeport plans for road repairs

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed plans for repairing several roadways Tuesday.

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Bridgeport City Council calls special election

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council voted unanimously to call a special city election in November concerning the formation of a Home Rule Charter Commission.

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Bridgeport hires McEachern

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Racey Burden

The Bridgeport City Council voted Tuesday to officially hire Jesica McEachern as the new city administrator.

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