City of Bridgeport contemplates paid fire department

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council met Thursday to discuss the future of the fire department, including eventual plans to transition from a volunteer department to paid - when the city can afford it.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, November 25, 2017

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 27, has been canceled.

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Steel fabrication company sets up shop

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport City Council recently approved an economic development agreement executed between the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. and Pantera Ventures LLC.

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Bridgeport cancels annexation plans

Published Monday, November 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Mayor Randy Singleton announced Monday that Bridgeport is no longer planning to annex any land.

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Bridgeport City Council amends right-of-way ordinance

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council Monday approved an amendment to their right-of-way ordinance to regulate wireless network equipment installations.

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City of Bridgeport downsizes annexation plan

City of Bridgeport downsizes annexation plan

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Racey Burden

According to a press release sent out by the city of Bridgeport Friday, the city council decided after a special meeting Thursday to no longer pursue annexation for the areas west of East Farm Road 1658 after receiving numerous citizen complaints.

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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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