Did Home Values Increase or Decrease in Black Rock in 2013?

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Black Rock School Breaks Ground

News release from State Rep. Auden Grogin... The construction for the Black Rock School expansion broke ground yesterday, moving towards the goal of a new K-8 community school. As many of you know, State Rep. Auden Grogins worked hard to secure $10 million in school construction funding in 2011, with an additional $2 million provided by the city for a total of $12 million. The project, consists of an 18,000 square-foot addition includes 10 new classrooms, a multipurpose room that can serve as an assembly space or gym, and two new playgrounds.

Good News for Historic Homes Near Grovers Flagpole

Good news for the Brewster/Grovers "gateway" circle:

340/344 Brewster Street will have a real facelift!  The Cottswold Cottage property has been purchased and will be restored according to Historic District restoration regulations.

For those of you who don't know the outcome of the zoning variances that permitted this resolution, the following:

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Black Rock School Addition

BRIDGEPORT, CT (September 18, 2013) – Mayor Bill Finch and Superintendent Paul G. Vallas will join the Black Rock School community in celebrating the groundbreaking for the new 18,000 square-foot addition on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m.

Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 1:00pm

Black Rock Winners - Best of Fairfield County 2013

Congratulations to the following Black Rock winners of the Best of Fairfield County Weekly 2013 poll. We really do have the best of the best in Black Rock, all within walking distance of the new Fairfield Metro train station.

Sign Up for Reverse 911

The City of Bridgeport’s REVERSE 911 (R911) system is a computer-based program that can send emergency messages using a combination of database and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping technologies. The system can quickly target a precise geographic area and saturate it with thousands of calls.

Ecohistory of Ash Creek Videos

The Ecohistory of Ash Creek was held on Wednesday, March 20 at the Fayerweather Yacht Club.

Date: 
Wed, 03/20/2013 - 6:30pm

Fox Street Pedestrian Bridge - February 2013 Update

The first meeting of a Stakeholder Information Session on the Ash Creek Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study was held on February 5, 2013.  The Ash Creek Street pedestrian bridge would be an exciting development as it would create a more direct access to the train station from the southwestern section of Black Rock.  The Fairfield Metro train station would be within walking distance for many more Black Rockers as they could cross Ash Creek, ideally at the end of Fox Street, although there are two other options in the study.   

Ash Creek at Sunset

Ash Creek

Last evening there was another beautiful sunset at Ash Creek and St. Mary's-by-the-Sea.  To learn more about Ash Creek visit the Ash Creek Conservation Association blog 

Grants Fund First Ecological Master Plan for Ash Creek Tidal Estuary

Fairfield County Community Foundation Donates $5,000; Watershed Assistance Small Grants Program Donates $5,000; and Ecological Consultants Offer In-Kind Donations for Ash Creek Conservation Association Project   The

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