The other night it was an event with John McCain. Tonight it’s Karl Rove. Who’s next, W? Republican scorched-earth strategist Karl Rove will headline a $1000-a-head fundraiser tonight in Greenwich for U.S. Senate candidate Chris Shays of Bridgeport. Trailing in polls, Shays needs lots of loot.
Entries from May 17th, 2013
June 7th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
June 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Mayor Bill Finch joined dignitaries from across the region and hundreds of workers to celebrate the topping off of the new Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School at a ceremony held on the construction site on Wednesday.
June 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
A coalition of city parents have come together in an effort to build family and school relationships. Check out www.bptparentengagement.com. They write about engaging the community in this commentary: Over the past several years, education research has shown us that effective parent engagement can positively affect school culture and improve student achievement. The Annenberg Institute [...]
June 7th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Nothing like rumors to spur the campaign juices of supporters of State Senator Ed Gomes who’s being challenged by Democratic-party-endorsed Ernie Newton and State Rep. Andres Ayala in an Aug. 14 primary. OIB received several calls from supporters of Ayala claiming incumbent Ed was making plans to drop out of the race. Really? So we [...]