Black Rock Day Parade 2014

State Funds Coming to Bridgeport

As an update to the 2014 legislative session, which ended Wednesday, I have some very positive news for Bridgeport.  As part of the 2015 Fiscal Year budget, which takes effect July 1, Bridgeport will receive an additional almost $3 million more in total state aid, which includes $1.7 million more in education aid and over $1 million more in PILOT funding.

Ash Creek Spring Clean Up

Thank you to all who helped clean up the shoreline of our beautiful tidal estuary!  Thank you to Kraig Steffen for taking the photos and to Peggy Ianniello and Martha Turner for organizing the clean up.

Visit the Ash Creek Conservation Association website and sign up for e-mail updates

Black Rock Day 2014

Black Rock Day is sponsored by the Black Rock Community Council and will be held on Sunday, June 8th.  For more information contact the BRCC at       

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:00am

Black Rock Farmer's Market Starts in June 2014

Farmers Market at St.

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

Find out by subscribing to Black Rock Real Estate e-mail updates.   This is the only comprehensive analysis of the Black Rock real estate market.  Our annual 8-page Black Rock Real Estate Year in Review e-newsletter is available only to subscribers.  We have been publishing it annually since 2005.  It is chock full of insights, charts, graphs, and details every sale in Black Rock (data derived from CMLS and Commercial Records for private sales). 

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:


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