From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city’s booming industrial past.
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December 5th, 2013 · 55 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: On Thursday, Mayor Bill Finch will mark the beginning of demolition of the Remgrit site, the potential home of a second train station for Bridgeport. The Remgrit site (formerly Remington Arms), located on Barnum Avenue in the East Side, once housed one of the largest munitions plants in the country. Among […]
December 4th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release from Mayor Bill Finch and Canadian-based Anaergia Inc. Anaergia Inc., announced today a strategic 20-year partnership with the City of Bridgeport Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA), Connecticut that will enable the city to utilize renewable electricity generated from organic waste including wastewater sludge and food scraps using advanced anaerobic digestion technology.
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Finch Tweets “CT Post Wrong Again” About Airport Land Deal, Post Reporter Tells Mayor To Check Paperwork
November 29th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
This airport story in the Connecticut Post has irritated Mayor Bill Finch who hasn’t been bashful about criticizing city scribes regarding coverage of the airport land deal that continues to be a source of embarrassment for his administration. In a Twitter battle of semantics the mayor claims it wasn’t a “driveway” that cost taxpayers $400,000, but […]
November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The newly elected City Council will conduct its first meeting Monday at 7 p.m at City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace and among new business is the election of a council president. It’s expected Tom McCarthy will once again be voted legislative leader. The council president will then announce committee assignments. Also on the agenda, “Communication […]
November 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
On Monday, Mayor Bill Finch and hundreds of seniors celebrated the grand opening of the new Eisenhower Senior Center, 307 Golden Hill Street Downtown.
November 20th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy on Wednesday joined University of Bridgeport officials at the groundbreaking for the Ernest Trefz School of Business in honor of the UB supporter and trustee. Mayor Bill Finch, continuing his boycott of UB because of his opposition to an arm of the Unification Church that rescued the university financially more than 20 […]