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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Zoners Raise DeFilippo’s Spirits

August 1st, 2018 · 19 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

As CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart notes, persistence has paid off for City Councilman Michael DeFilippo’s quest for a booze zoning change. He had to win three–Democratic primaries between last September and this April before finally being elected to help represent the North End on the City Council.

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Moore, City’s Legislative Delegation, Boost Improvements For Barnum And Discovery Museums

July 25th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

State Senator Marilyn Moore’s recent ascension as Senate chair of the State Bond Commission is paying dividends for Bridgeport in the city-suburban district she represents. Working with Bridgeport’s eight-member legislative delegation Moore shepherded nearly $7 million for infrastructure and repairs for the Barnum Museum that was plagued by a tornado that hit Downtown eight years […]

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Bridgeport Boatworks New Addition To Waterfront

July 22nd, 2018 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Jordan Grice, Hearst Connecticut Media: As Bridgeport Harbor drifts further from its industrial roots and into a future defined more by entertainment and residential uses, development of a new boatyard on the former Derecktor Shipyard site is likely to play a key role.

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MGM Springfield Resort Meets Hiring Goals, Poised For Opening With Local Mass Job Creation

July 20th, 2018 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

As the Connecticut General Assembly awaits its next session in January to weigh gaming expansion in the state, the countdown is underway for the opening of MGM’s $960 million resort casino in Springfield, Massachusetts that includes the hiring of 3,000 resort employees. The opening is scheduled for August 24.

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New Harding High School On Horizon

July 16th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Lambeck, CT Post: Peering out from the floor-to-ceiling window in the assistant principal suite down to the pristine Warren Harding High School football field a floor below is like being in a luxury box.

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‘Dream’ For ‘Iconic’ Amphitheater Breaks Ground

July 12th, 2018 · 10 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim, Live Nation concert promoter Jim Koplik and developer Howard Saffan broke ground Thursday on a $15 million warm-weather amphitheater whose boutique tensile roof more than 100 feet high will change the face of the Downtown/South End just off I-95. The venue, replacing the ballpark at Harbor Yard, will seat roughly 5,500 and […]

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No Parking Pleasure At Beach, Lopez To City Council: Stop Being Props For Ganim Photo-ops

July 3rd, 2018 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez has stepped up on several occasions to leverage her legal might to the cause of rectifying government snafus such as parking meters and wastewater collection practices. Now a neighborhood cry has started urging her guidance to preserve a lot for Pleasure Beach parking in the East End, including an […]

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In East End, Officials See Progress

July 1st, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Things are happening in the East End that’s creating optimism in a neighborhood many residents say has been long neglected. On Seaview Avenue Russian-born developer Anatoliy Gurevich is close to completing a condominium complex that officials say will help brighten the neighborhood. “Things are beginning to happen that are going to encourage people to want to live here,” […]

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