Black Rock Library - Writer's Block

writer's blockPlease join us on March 3 at 6:30 PM at the Black Rock Library for the first meeting of Writer’s Block, a writer’s group that grew out of last January’s very successful Urban Fiction seminar entitled  “Let’s Talk Urban” featuring authors Felisha Bradshaw, Maritza P. Brown and Kaira Denee.

Black Rock Homeowners Association Meeting March 2

BRHALogoThe meeting agenda will include: major discussions of City Council and ongoing review of Budget and Appropriations process, information on Property Tax bills in Hartford including those advanced by State Represenative Auden Grogins, updates on Land Use, Bike Way and/or Black Rock RR Station.  March 2 at 7 PM at the Black Rock Branch Library.

Black Rock Rotary Jazz Night - Save the Date

               JAZZ NIGHT, Black Rock Rotary Club, Saturday, April 9, 5-7 pm. Live jazz, silent auction, refreshments at Black Rock Public Library, Fairfield Ave. Proceeds go to Polio Plus, Shoes for the Soul, & the Bridgeport Library’s new Teen Space. Tickets $35/pp. Contact melissamhuffman@gmail.com, 203-645-6835.

Brewster Street Bridge Closed for Two Weeks

 Due to construction activity, the Black Rock Turnpike/Brewster Street bridge spanning the Rooster River/Ash Creek will be closed temporarily to thru traffic during weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. beginning Feb.15, 2011. A detour will be in effect. There will be continued, unimpeded access to all businesses along Black Rock Turnpike and Brewster Street during this operation. The bridge will be open to traffic on weekdays before 7:00 a.m.

Town Meeting with Gov. Malloy

Governor Dannel Malloy will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Bridgeport.  Location: City Hall Annex at 999 Broad Street in Conference Rooms A, B, and C  Date:  February 21, 2011 Time: 7:00pm.  According to Joe Ianniello of the Black Rock NRZ, our Council Representatives Sue Brannelly and Marty McCarthy feel that, “it's critical the governor hear from us first hand and understand we are not in any way an apathetic city.

Best of Fairfield County Poll 2011 - Vote Black Rock

                           March 9 deadline.  Don't forget to vote!  UPDATES:  Gen Barthe has generously created the attached list for you to print out.  It is more comprehensive than the original post below.  Please print it out and vote to support our local businesses.  Thank you.  Vote at:  http://www.fairfieldweekl

Property Tax Relief Bills

Our hardworking Representative, Auden Grogins, is introducing or co-sponsoring three very important property tax relief bills before the legislature on March 2 and needs your support.  She is asking for those of us who can go to Hartford the morning of Wednesday, March 2 to join her in a show of support for these bills.

6th Annual Black Rock Mardi Gras

<><>BlackRock Rocks proudly announces the beneficiary for their 6th Annual BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras: Original Works Inc. right here in Bridgeport!

Black Rock Library - The Learning Tree

LearningTree

The Learning Tree – an autobiographical drama based on acclaimed photographer, writer and director Gordon Parks’ 1963 novel, about the coming-of-age of a black teenager in rural Kansas during the 1920s – a Black History Month special presentation.

Black Rock Library - Stocks and Financial Literacy 101

george washington on american one dollar noteStocks & Financial Literacy 101

Join us for an introductory look at the world of stocks and finance. This class is designed to provide a basic overview of the stock market.

The instructor is currently an analyst at a major bank in New York City, is a member of the NASD and is a former trader.

Topics will include:

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