Momoirs at Black Rock Library

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO PARKING ISSUES CAUSED BY SNOW  Join author and screenwriter Linda Urbach Howard for an evening of readings by members of her MoMoir reading group – Gayle Gleckler, Carol Boas, Lisa Maxwell and Eileen Grace. Following the readings there will be an introductory workshop on the art of MoMoir writing.  Thursday, January 27, 6-8 PM.

Black Rock Library Presents "The Farmer's Voice"

farmerJoin filmaker Beverly Corvino  for a presentation of her documentary film about farming in Connecticut: The Farmer’s Voice. 

“If you are good to the land, the land will be good to you”
                                                                                          -Philip James Jones

Dog Reunited with Owner - Thank You

The dog, Shadow, has been reunited with his owner.  The owner had contacted the local Pound and was given the address where to go pick him up at the kind folks in Black Rock who housed him temporily.  Shadow had unlatched the gate at his property and let himself out on Saturday afternoon.  Shadow has had K-9 police training, no wonder he is so well mannered.  Thanks to all for suggestions and offers to walk, feed, and/or foster him,  G

Dog Found in Black Rock

                              This beautiful German Shepard was loose in Fairfield Ave/Gilman St. area, well mannered, playful, well kept, think is male (forgot to check), seems to be 2-3 years old, wide black collar and, of course, no tags. A lovely family on Quinlan is homing till owner is found or Animal Shelter re-opens on Tuesday. 

Bridgeport Extends Snow Emergency

Bridgeport extends snow emergency (01/14/11) BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has extended the city's snow emergency until noon tomorrow (January 15).   Mayor Finch says Public Works crews are still clearing snow from roads, especially the smaller side streets.  See previous post on Snow Emergency for more details:

This Weekend in Black Rock January 13-17

ACOUSTIC CAFE, 2926 Fairfield Ave., 203-335-FOLK: Latin Night with Rick Reyes, Thursday; Renard Boissiere, Friday; Trag, Saturday; Open Mic, Tuesday 8 p.m.; The Motherboards, Wednesday.

RAY KELLY'S Pub, 2720 Fairfield Ave., 203-333-6278: Karmic Justice, Friday.

Chris Shays Event Cancelled

This evening's "Chris Shays Returns to Black Rock" event at the Black Rock Branch Library has been canceled and will be rescheduled soon.

Snow Emergency Declared by Mayor Finch

Mayor Finch Declares Snow Emergency in City Beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11.  Board of Education and City offices will be closed on Jan. 12.  BRIDGEPORT, CT January 11, 2011 – Due to the major snowstorm predicted to begin late Tuesday night and extending throughout the day Wednesday, Mayor Bill Finch today declared a snow emergency in the City of Bridgeport, beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday evening.

Black Rock NRZ Letter Writing Campaign

           As you know, the Town of Fairfield sponsored a survey  to determine the name of the new train station.  The results of the survey are in and can be summarized as follows:  More than 1,200 people participated in the three-week survey sponsored by First Selectman Kenneth Flatto's office.  Black Rock, or some variation, was the favorite of about 75 percent of the votes. The ultimate decision for the name of the station -- scheduled to open by fall

Black Rock NRZ Meeting on January 24

               The January Regular Meeting of the Black Rock NRZ will be held on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue at 7:00 pm.  Attached are: Meeting Agenda and Draft Minutes of the October 25, 2010 Meeting.  Please note the change in meeting location.  There is plenty of parking either in front of the Building or in the lot on the west side of the building accessible from Ellsworth Street

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