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Entries from September 17th, 2018

Oh, What A Ride–10 Years Of OIB–And Still Going

March 11th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Happy anniversary to our loyal and growing audience. Ten years ago March 12, 2008 OIB launched its first independent post after spending the prior year under the banner of the Tribune-owned (now deceased) Fairfield County Weekly. We took it independent, in part, for fear of being a corporate casualty. Glory be, the more things change […]

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The Politics Of Prayer–Ministers Unleash Big Dogs For Development Bite

March 11th, 2018 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

PSEG’s conversion of the state’s last coal plant to a gas-fired facility in the South End includes a $500 million investment, mega tax dollars to the city as well as a job apprenticeship training program as part of a community benefits agreement. City ministers have meowed to City Council members that the company isn’t doing […]

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Town Committee Recounts Set For Monday

March 11th, 2018 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Following Tuesday’s primary results, recounts will take place in three Democratic Town Committee Districts on Monday, 10 a.m. in conference rooms A&B of the Margaret Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street. Candidates within 20 votes are eligible for the recount, according to elections officials.

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Public Hearing On Casino Proposal Now Thursday

March 11th, 2018 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE, due to upcoming snow. A public hearing on a bill that calls for an open, competitive process to select a gaming enterprise to build a casino in Bridgeport is now scheduled for Thursday, 9:30 a.m. in the legislative office building in Hartford. More on this here.

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