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Entries from November 18th, 2017

City Welcomes 26 Police Recruits

April 11th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

On the 2015 campaign trail, Joe Ganim promised to hire 100 new police officers for a department thinned out by retirements and departures to other communities. On Monday Ganim welcomed 26 new police recruits bringing him closer to his goal when they hit the streets following nine months of combined training between the police academy […]

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Mario’s La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) Of Raising Money, Behold Ganim’s $200K Finance Report

April 11th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Standing on the concourse of Bridgeport’s closed nostalgic twin gems the Poli and Majestic Theaters that city officials hope a New York architectural developer will resuscitate into a Downtown economic revival, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa waxed sentimentally Monday afternoon about his visits there when he was a young man in a new country. “La […]

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Gauging The Upper East Side, Fonseca And Frank Seek City Council Seats

April 11th, 2017 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

For Dollie Fonseca and Gage Frank it’s game on. The Democratic political activists have joined forces to run for City Council in the Upper Side 138th District against incumbents Anthony Paoletto and Nessah Smith who say bring it on. They may have primary company. Still to be heard from is District Leader Maria Pereira who […]

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Hundreds Attend Easter Egg Hunts

April 11th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, City Politics, News and Events

The 138th Democratic Town Committee District hosted the first annual Easter Egg Hunt events on the Upper East Side last weekend with hundreds in attendance, according to one of the organizers Maria Pereira who serves as district leader. She’s also a member of the Board of Education. Check out scenes from the events.

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Rare Tiger Makes Zoo Debut

April 11th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Who needs a City Council meeting when the real zoo is at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo? Check out the new Amur tiger.

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