Bridgeport receives grant to fix park

Bridgeport is receiving a $350,000 grant to help transform Johnson Oak Park.

Bridgeport is receiving a $350,000 grant to help transform Johnson Oak Park. (4/21/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced today the city is receiving a federal grant to help fix up Johnson Oak Park.

Finch says the city is receiving a $350,000 grant to help transform the park.

He says the community is playing a big role in deciding what they want to add to the space, and students at the Tisdale School have gotten hands-on in making those plans.

The project is expected to take about three years to complete.

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