A crowd gathers at St. Barbara Church to hear a plan to merge schools and churches in the Bridgeport area.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Catholic Churches And Schools In Bridgeport Area Are Merging, Archdiocese Announces

Six Bridgeport-area Catholic schools will become three. Four churches will be merged to two parishes and the fates of four area churches remains up in the air.

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Construction Begins On ‘One Chicago Square’ Across From Holy Name Cathedral, Will Feature An 88-Story Tower

Workers are currently trying to get rid of rodents like rats in the area, and "abatement will remain a priority" during construction, Hopkins said.

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Ousted Ald. Joe Moore To Step Down As Ward Committeeman, Backs State Rep. Cassidy To Replace Him

Moore won't give up politics, though: “I cannot give up politics anymore than I can give up breathing," he said.