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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Bridgeport alcohol sales approved in commercially-zoned areas

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to change the city's zoning ordinance concerning alcoholic beverage sales.

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Bridgeport City Council reduces contract by almost $1 million

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved reductions to the town's street improvement plan Monday, reducing the overall cost of the contract with PaveCon by $749,000.

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City of Bridgeport pitches changes to alcohol regulations

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

City Manager Jesica McEachern visited the Bridgeport School Board Monday to discuss the city's alcohol zoning regulations.

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Bridgeport City Council again debates amortization

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council members revisited the topic of amortization provisions during a workshop at their meeting Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council discusses future of abandoned structures

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council held a planning meeting Monday to discuss substandard structures within city limits.

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Bridgeport City Council wades through water issues

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed the town's water issues Monday night.

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Bridgeport City Council approves water and sewage rate increase

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to keep the city's tax rate the same as the previous year's, but decided to raise the water and sewage rates.

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Bridgeport City Council considers changing business hours

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed amending the city's business hours in a workshop Monday night.

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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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