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Entries from May 25th, 2017

Jessica Martinez Brings Passion To School Board Race

May 10th, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

Jessica Martinez, the lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s moratorium on magnet and charter schools, says she will be a Democratic candidate for Board of Education. Strap in. It’s gonna be a wild battle.

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Teen Dead, Officers Injured In Shooting, Community Sorrow

May 10th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. A teen is dead, another male wounded and three officers suffered injuries following a police-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. State law enforcement, as is protocol, has taken over the investigation. “Relatives have identified the dead teen as 16-year-old Jayson Negron, of Bridgeport. His passenger, 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, the grandson of a decorated city police officer, […]

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Lighthouse Program Could Go Dark

May 10th, 2017 · 14 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Some 2,800 city children will be without a day camp program this summer unless a stalemate between the city and school board is resolved by Monday.

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Step Right Up! Book Signing Party, Barnum Museum

May 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

What ya doing Thursday May 11? Join us 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Barnum Museum, main floor, to commemorate the release of my new book Connecticut Characters: Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State. Light refreshments served. What better place than Mr. Barnum’s gift to the city? Enter the left side entrance to the building […]

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