Nancy Hadley, the city’s development chief under Mayor John Fabrizi, writes “Bridgeport’s economic development program’s survival will be in jeopardy if Joe Ganim returns to the Mayoral seat.” She is supporting Mary-Jane Foster. This commentary also appears in the CT Post. How Bridgeport will be viewed if Joe Ganim wins the Mayoral election is difficult […]
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
October 7th, 2015 · 48 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning
October 1st, 2015 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Want to inspire nostalgia as a mayoral candidate? You talk about the twin jewels, Majestic and Palace Theaters Downtown that have been closed for 40 years. Joe Ganim Thursday afternoon toured the boarded-up treasures that were once magnets for entertainers and patrons. Ganim said he will be discussing the future of the theaters, which were […]
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September 29th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Monday afternoon Joseph Ganim and Joseph Kustra embraced beefalicious all over again. Fifteen years ago Ganim, sometimes with Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa at his side, traversed to the Tollgate Steakhouse in Mamaroneck NY to schmooze restaurant maven Kustra to open a New York-style steakhouse in Connecticut’s largest city. Ganim’s power of persuasion prevailed and […]
September 18th, 2015 · 163 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update: Bridgeport CT Democratic Primary Unofficial Results 16Sep2015. Bridgeport CT Republican Primary Unofficial Results 16Sep2015. Bill Finch is trying to achieve what has never been done before in city history, an incumbent mayor losing a primary and then winning the general election. On Thursday he announced publicly for the first time in an eblast to […]
September 14th, 2015 · 31 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: Editor’s note at bottom. Joshua Nessen served as executive director of the advocacy group Greater Bridgeport Interfaith Action that was involved in city issues in the 1990s. In this commentary he “fears that a dangerous collective amnesia has descended upon the city” regarding Joe Ganim’s candidacy for mayor. Nessen’s commentary: From 1991 to 1998 […]
September 13th, 2015 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
It wasn’t exactly loaded with backflips, pompoms and trumpets, but the editorial board of the Connecticut post endorsed Mayor Bill Finch for another four-year term declaring momentum in the right direction but also rattling off a number of Finch’s flaws. The Post editorial published Sunday acknowledged the endorsement was a close call between Finch and […]
September 8th, 2015 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy and Mayor Bill Finch on Tuesday hosted a groundbreaking for construction of housing units in the city’s West End called the Cherry Street Lofts.
September 8th, 2015 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
In his latest mail piece, Mayor Bill Finch highlights city progress including Steel Point, Pleasure Beach and construction of new schools.