Bridgeport Education Association President Rob Traber is scheduled to address the City Council Monday night regarding parking at the new Roosevelt School in the South End. In a related commentary retired city firefighter Andy Fardy raises questions about school parking. I have a question, who is in charge of designing the new schools in Bridgeport? […]
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
October 20th, 2014 · 9 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
October 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Had Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to Bridgeport Wednesday night not been preempted by Ebola outbreak business, the game plan was for Mayor Bill Finch to introduce Governor Dan Malloy for whom the president was campaigning. These things tend to be love fests and the mayor had plenty of hugs and kisses planned for the president […]
October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release from FuelCell Energy: FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, hosted Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a tour of the 15 megawatt Dominion Bridgeport fuel cell park this morning to showcase […]
October 13th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
President Obama will campaign for Governor Dan Malloy Wednesday sometime after 8 p.m. at Central High School, 1 Lincoln Boulevard, according to a news release issued by the Connecticut Democratic Party.
October 13th, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Backed by research of retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez, a fierce critic of the Finch administration, some members of the City Council and school board have questions about the 15-year work history between the city and a leading Connecticut construction firm. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Since the late 1990s, under three different mayors, […]
October 8th, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The city will launch a $250,000 marketing campaign “aimed at ensuring that people and businesses across the region know about the progress being made in our state’s largest city,” according to city Communications Director Brett Broesder. Mayor Bill Finch, poised for reelection in 2015, will not appear in any taxpayer-paid advertisements for this media campaign, […]
October 8th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy today announced a new microgrid project for the University of Bridgeport will help keep critical buildings and facilities powered even when the grid goes down. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Microgrid Program will provide $2.2 million in funding for the university. From news release: