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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

City Banking On Steelpointe Harbor Revenue

November 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

How much moolah has the city received so far from the developer of Steelpointe Harbor to revitalize the East Side? About $1.2 million, according to City Communications Director Brett Broesder.

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Sports Authority Changes New Store Name To Bridgeport/Trumbull

November 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Feeling the outcry, Sports Authority Trumbull is now Sports Authority Bridgeport/Trumbull, according to its website.

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Hot For City Slots Or Not?

November 18th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

So are you grooving on the latest chatter about potential expanded gaming in the state’s most populous city? Or do you think that ship has sailed? With Connecticut’s two tribal nation casinos being squeezed by competition from border states, does it make sense to open up a Fairfield County market? State Senator Andres Ayala argues […]

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How Coalition Control Of School Board Self Destructed

November 17th, 2014 · 79 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

In a September 2013 primary, insurgents wiped out the three Democratic-endorsed candidates for Board of Education providing an embarrassing political moment for Mayor Bill Finch’s education agenda and solidifying coalition control of school policy between the Connecticut Working Families Party and education advocates opposed to the mayor. What a difference a year makes.

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Bridgeport Unveils ‘Better Every Day’ Campaign Sans Finch

November 17th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Enlisting a contractor to share the story of “Bridgeport getting better every day,” the city has launched a $250,000 marketing campaign under the direction of Communications Director Brett Broesder to highlight city progress on television, radio and websites into the new year. Mayor Bill Finch, seeking reelection in 2015, will not appear in the campaign. […]

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Sports Authority “Trumbull” Opens In Bridgeport

November 16th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Saturday attended the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the new Sports Authority store at 4543 Main Street in the Brookside Center near the Trumbull town line. In an appeal to suburbanites, the national sporting goods retailer describes the store as Sports Authority Trumbull according to its website. Hall of […]

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Siting Council Approves Solar Plan On Former Seaside Park Dump

November 13th, 2014 · 7 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Today, the Connecticut Siting Council approved Bridgeport’s Green Energy Park–consisting of 9,000 solar panels and a 2.8Mw fuel cell atop an old and unused landfill–giving a final regulatory green light for the clean energy project to commence. The project has also received approval from the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory […]

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