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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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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