Month: September 2020

SHU granted nearly $250,000 for community college cybertraining program

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University has received nearly $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project that aims to teach advanced skills in cyberinfrastructure security to community-college students. The NSF is an independent federal agency that funds around 25% of all federally supported, basic research conducted by national, higher-education institutions. Its grant…

Norwalk Community Health Center in top 10% of health centers nationwide for 2nd year

Norwalk, CT, September 2, 2020] The US Department of Health and Social Services has recognized Norwalk Community Health Center, Inc. (NCHC) among the top 10% of health centers nationally for clinical quality in 2019 and again in 2020. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), NCHC, a nonprofit 501(c)3 healthcare provider, is one…

GasBuddy: CT gas prices unchanged in the past week

Connecticut gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.18/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,540 stations. Gas prices in Connecticut are unchanged versus a month ago and stand 50.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Connecticut is priced at $1.82/g…

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim and City of Bridgeport Provide Update on Estimated $18 Million City Milling and Paving Improvement Projects

Bridgeport, CT – Bridgeport Mayor Ganim announced that the City of Bridgeport Engineering Department and Public Facilities have moved into Phase 2 of a $2.5 million City-wide milling and paving project as well as continuation of a $15 million, 100% federally funded safety improvement project to improve City of Bridgeport intersections on Main Street. In…

Record Earnings For Homes for the Brave Signature Fundraiser  Over $108,000 Raised To Support Homeless Veterans

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Over 630 people from across the country participated in the 6th Annual Step OUT for the Brave challenge last month, raising a record-shattering $108,910 to help homeless and at-risk Veterans. The signature fundraiser for Bridgeport’s Homes for the Brave (HFTB) organization was expanded this year to a virtual format, allowing even more…

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim, SMBE Director Gee Remind Local Business Owners of Emergency Relief Funds Currently Available

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim, Small & Minority Business Enterprise Director Fred Gee remind local business owners that there are still resources available to provide emergency relief to businesses impacted by COVID-19; such as Emergency Injury Disaster Loans. Emergency Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) of up to $150,000 are available to business owners via the Small…