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Mickey Herbert Named New Regional Business Chief

October 18th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a leading healthcare professional who was among only a few high-profile business leaders to support Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback bid last year, has been named president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, replacing Paul Timpanelli who is retiring Oct. 31.

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Gluten-Free Grain–That’s The Spirit At Asylum Distillery

October 6th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Meredith Guinness, Bridgeport Daily Voice: The nip in the air doesn’t just mean you need to run out and get a pumpkin and some candy corn for the Halloween spirits who will soon be at your front door.

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Wakeup Call, Health Of Cities Key To Suburbs

October 3rd, 2016 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Declaring  “The health and sustainability of our central cities and their surrounding suburbs are linked” Connecticut’s leading municipal lobbying arm has issued a sobering election-year report. “We cannot allow Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, and Waterbury to founder. Strong cities will yield statewide benefits for years to come.”

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Safety Improvements At Airport

October 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Mayor Joe Ganim today joined Mayor John Harkins of Stratford, City Council Members and State Lawmakers to reopen Runway 6-24 at Igor. I Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Mayor Ganim boarded a twin engine Wheels Up jet with City Council members Tom McCarthy, Jeanette Herron and Anthony Paoletto to make the first […]

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Moore Supports Sikorsky Job Plan

September 29th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From State Senator Marilyn Moore: Senator Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) joined a historic vote in the state Senate to retain and grow approximately 8,000 jobs at Sikorsky Aircraft until 2032, keep the Sikorsky headquarters here in Connecticut, and substantially increase Sikorsky’s spending with its network of 302 in-state suppliers–20 of whom are located in Bridgeport, Trumbull […]

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Bridgeport Correctional Officers Plan To Open Billiard Parlor

September 26th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Four Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open a billiard parlor downtown next month in the former Citytrust building. City resident Neelton Gooden said he learned to play pool several years ago and “fell in love with it.” But he was tired of having to go out of town for […]

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Finance Is Ruining America

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

In Greenwich, Darien, and New Canaan, Connecticut, bankers are earning astonishing amounts. Does that have anything to do with the poverty in Bridgeport, just a few exits away? From Alana Samuels, The Atlantic: Few places in the country illustrate the divide between the haves and the have-nots more than the county of Fairfield, Connecticut. Drive […]

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$1 Million For Bridgeport Youth Club Unaccounted For

September 25th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Seems the city isn’t the only one that can’t keep track of money. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Where’s the money? McCarthy was concerned when told Keeley could not account for the city’s full $980,000 purchase payment to Orcutt. “It’s important they figure out what happened to the money,” he said. Richard Saxl, the attorney […]

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