Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday announced the appointment of veteran marketing professional Rowena White as director of communications replacing Av Harris who has assumed a new role as director of legislative affairs and public policy. A Bridgeport resident, White’s annual salary is $100,000. She was a volunteer during Ganim’s 2015 comeback campaign.
Entries from February 24th, 2017
February 3rd, 2017 · 6 Comments · News and Events
February 3rd, 2017 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
Agree or not, legal or not, one thing Donald Trump has shown in his two weeks as president is he puts words into action. He also promises to hold back federal funds from communities that designate as sanctuary city. Federal courts will likely decide the issue. Trump is no stranger to litigiousness.
February 3rd, 2017 · 63 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post Bishop William Marshall, pastor of City of Life Worship and Deliverance Center and a member of the city’s fire commission, was arrested Wednesday morning and accused of stealing more than $8,000 in electricity from the United Illuminating Co.
February 3rd, 2017 · 13 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
Back in the day the joke in Bridgeport was if you need a cop, call the Fire Department. They respond quickly.
February 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Brett Broesder, who served as communications director for former Mayor Bill Finch, has joined forces with education advocate Bill Phillips in a new advocacy group focused on spurring economic growth in Connecticut. Broesder also recently served as chief spokesman for Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin. He left government for this new venture.