City tax bills will hit mailboxes any day now. That noise you just heard wasn’t an early July 4th celebration. The mil rate for the budget year starting July 1 is 41.11, representing an increase of roughly $230 more for the average homeowner, according to city bean counters.
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June 26th, 2012 · No Comments · News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch and local, state and federal law enforcement officials conducted an anti-violence forum Tuesday night at Housatonic Community College. From www.doingitlocal.com.
June 26th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Education, National Politics
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state-appointed school board voted Monday to extend the contract of Interim School Superintendent Paul Vallas through the 2012-13 school year.
June 26th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: On Wednesday, June 27, Mayor Bill Finch will join DEEP Commissioner Esty and DECD Smith, and the Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises/Green Team to celebrate the opening of the first, nonprofit mattress deconstruction and materials recycling enterprise, the only enterprise of its kind in the Northeast.
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June 26th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Former City Councilman big Mojo Ralph Mojica has a point when he writes what’s the sense of running for office if you have nothing to say. So far OIB’s coverage of the Aug. 14 Democratic primary has largely centered on the personalities in the race for Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District. Maybe we can help the [...]
June 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Cops, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch, Police Chief Joe Gaudett and Michael Lawlor, state undersecretary for Criminal Justice, will host a second public safety forum with local, state and federal law enforcement officials tonight (Tuesday) 6 p.m. at Housatonic Community College’s Beacon Hall, 900 Lafayette Boulevard. The community forum is in response to the recent increase in gun [...]