Bridgeport http://wshu.org en Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits http://wshu.org/post/murphy-hears-unemployed-concerned-about-loss-benefits <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut met with unemployed people in Bridgeport Monday to talk about unemployment benefits, which are set to expire for many on January 1.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:23:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 10318 at http://wshu.org Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits Bridgeport landfill to be used for green energy generation http://wshu.org/post/bridgeport-landfill-be-used-green-energy-generation <p>The mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, announced on Thursday that a new solar panel installation and fuel cell facility will be built on the site of an old city landfill. The plan is being called a model for green energy generation in the state.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:58:53 +0000 Craig LeMoult 7268 at http://wshu.org Bridgeport landfill to be used for green energy generation Conn. U.S. Senators continuing push for gun legislation http://wshu.org/post/conn-us-senators-continuing-push-gun-legislation <p></p><p>Connecticut's U.S. Senators say they are pushing to have Congress consider another gun violence prevention bill before the end of this legislative session.&nbsp; Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal held a roundtable in Bridgeport on Monday with about a dozen family members of gun violence victims, community activists and law enforcement.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:39:41 +0000 Ebong Udoma 5643 at http://wshu.org Conn. U.S. Senators continuing push for gun legislation Former dump site to be converted to urban farm http://wshu.org/post/former-dump-site-be-converted-urban-farm <div align="left"><p>A site that was once the largest illegal dump in Connecticut is going to be converted to an urban farm that officials say will produce 800,000 pound of fresh vegetables a year. The ground breaking for the project on the East Side of Bridgeport, Connecticut, took place on Friday.</p></div><div align="left"><p></p></div><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:34:57 +0000 Ebong Udoma 4912 at http://wshu.org Former dump site to be converted to urban farm Protests in Bridgeport over Zimmerman verdict http://wshu.org/post/protests-bridgeport-over-zimmerman-verdict <p>About 100 people gathered in Bridgeport, Connecticut to protest the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial and mourn the death of Trayvon Martin.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:41:00 +0000 Tarice Gray 2031 at http://wshu.org Protests in Bridgeport over Zimmerman verdict