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Entries Categorized as 'Analysis and Comment'

Join Us For Discussion, Connecticut Characters, Saturday, 2 PM, Bridgeport Public Library

June 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Library, News and Events

Let’s share some stories, the good, bad and ugly. That’s what we’ll do this Saturday, 2pm in the third floor community room of the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street Downtown, in a discussion about my book Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State. What’s on the agenda? Actress Linda Blair, the late mobster […]

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Mayor Moonlights As UB Professor

June 8th, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim generally does not enjoy idle time. If he can fill time running a city, working out, running for statewide office, raising money, fixing holes in fences, logging frequent flier miles overseas and anything else that floods his brain, so be it. And oh yes, teaching a weekly political science course at the […]

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Celebrating 10 Years Of OIB

June 8th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

At OIB we love blackmail photos and we have a bunch for you following our 10th anniversary party at Trattoria ‘A Vucchella Wednesday night. Yes, it was a quite an eclectic gathering. Thanks to our loyal readers for the past decade. More to come.

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Moore Opposes City Slots, Extreme Fighting Approved

June 6th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Led by State Senator Marilyn Moore’s opposition, a sweetener bill to add slots into state parimutuel facilities including one in Bridgeport is apparently dead, replaced by a demand by urban legislators to back mixed-martial arts in exchange for approving a third state casino in East Windsor operated by a joint venture of Connecticut’s tribal nations. MMA […]

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Offers You Can’t Refuse, Come See Me

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Hang out with me, three appearances this week: Tuesday, 6:30pm Prospect Public Library, 17 Center Street, Prospect, CT for discussion about my book Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State; Wednesday, 5:30 to 7pm Trattoria ‘A Vucchella, 272 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, for 10th anniversary celebration of Only In Bridgeport, first cocktail on OIB plus […]

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Major Newspaper Purchases And Clicks For Hearst Connecticut Media

June 5th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

Hearst Connecticut Media owns the Connecticut Post as well as dailies in Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford and Greenwich. Add the New Haven Register and two other Connecticut dailies to the list. And Connecticut Magazine too. As former Mayor Bill Finch said often, “It’s all about the clicks.”

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A City Council Election Year And Already Absentee Ballot Applications

June 5th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events

It’s not often three school board members sign up to address the City Council during the public speaking portion of the meeting on the same night, but that’s what Maria Pereira, Sauda Baraka and Howard Gardner are scheduled to do for Monday’s session. The school board budget and Classical Studies Program are common themes.

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Celebrate 10 Years Of OIB June 7

June 3rd, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Party time, Wednesday June 7, 5:30pm at Trattoria ‘A Vucchella, 272 Fairfield Avenue in beautiful Downtown Bridgeport. Scrumptious finger foods, first cocktail on OIB. Join us, celebrate with us, gossip with us. Pick on your favorite pol. It’s what we do.

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