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Bridgeport: Communications


Newspapers and Magazines

Bridgeport's daily, The Connecticut Post, is published every morning. Other newspapers in the city include the monthly Fairfield County Catholic, published by the Diocese of Bridgeport, and the Bridgeport News, which publishes weekly.

Television and Radio

Bridgeport has one public television station, and one cable franchise. However, the city receives New York City stations as well. Two AM and two FM radio stations broadcast from Bridgeport. Connecticut Radio Information Service, headquartered in Wethersfield, broadcasts readings from daily newspapers and magazines for the benefit of state residents who are blind or cannot hold or turn pages.

Media Information: Connecticut Post, 410 State St., Bridgeport, CT 06604; telephone (203)333-0161 or 800-423-8058; fax (203)367-8158

Bridgeport Online

Bridgeport Economic Resource Center. Available www.bridgeport-econ.org

Bridgeport Hospital. Available www.bridgeporthospital.org

Bridgeport Public Library. Available www.bridgeportpubliclibrary.org

Bridgeport Public Schools. Available www.bridgeportedu.com

City of Bridgeport Home Page. Available ci.bridgeport.ct.us

Coastal Fairfield County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.coastalct.com

Connecticut Development Authority. Available www.ctcda.com

Connecticut Office of Tourism. Available www.tourism.state.ct.us

The Connecticut Post. Available www.connpost.com

St. Vincent's Medical Center. Available www.stvincents.org

State of Connecticut Labor Department. Available www.ctdol.state.ct.us

University of Bridgeport. Available www.bridgeport.edu

Selected Bibliography

Grimaldi, Lennie, Only in Bridgeport 2000: An Illustrated History of the Park City (Bridgeport: Harbor Publishing, 2000)

Howard, Maureen, Natural History (New York: Norton) Bridgeport Economic Resource Center

Waldo, George Curtis, Jr., ed., History of Bridgeport and Vicinity (New York, Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1917)


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