Mercy Learning Center In Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Courtesy of Mercy Learning Center Facebook Page

As WSHU marks Women's History Month, we look at an organization that is empowering women in the Bridgeport area — the Mercy Learning Center.

Bridgeport City Website

The Paier College of Art in Connecticut announced Monday that they are moving out of Hamden and into Bridgeport.

A clergy member receiving his COVID-19 vaccine at a recent Connecticut vaccine clinic event.
Ebong Udoma / WSHU Public Radio

States are racing to ease pandemic restrictions as COVID-19 infections continue to drop across the country. Connecticut is no exception. Governor Ned Lamont has dramatically reduced restrictions but won’t drop the mask mandate, while the state tries to vaccinate as quickly as possible.

Bridgeport Police Department
Bridgeport Police Department / Facebook

Members of the police union in Bridgeport, Connecticut, have voted “no confidence” in the city’s first Latina chief — 54% of union members in attendance Wednesday voted against Acting Chief Rebeca Garcia.

Courtesy of the City of Bridgeport

The City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is now accepting bids to rehab a main commercial road in Black Rock. That’s after the city paused the project due to an FBI investigation into potential contract steering in the public facilities department in 2019.