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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Demolition Begins On Dilapidated Boys & Girls Club To Make Way For New

June 7th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

With an assist from a Cherry Hill Construction worker, Mayor Joe Ganim powered the controls to start demolition of the nearly 60-year-old vacant Boys & Girls Club in the North End to be rebuilt under Wakeman that operates a facility in Black Rock serving thousands of kids. Check out the video to see observers scatter.

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With Moore At His Side, Lamont Campaigns In Bridgeport

June 6th, 2018 · 34 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Backed by State Senator Marilyn Moore, Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont on Tuesday campaigned for governor in Bridgeport in the African American-rich Trumbull Gardens area that went big for Joe Ganim in his 2015 comeback for mayor. Ganim’s trying to qualify for an August primary against Lamont.

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Kaye’s Cosmos–Claim On Mars For Fish & Chips

June 6th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Kaye Williams is a maven of so my ideas some think he’s from another planet. Of course they said that when he promised to transform a rundown city marina into one of the state’s remarkable waterfront attractions, Captain’s Cove Seaport. Now Kaye, tongue in cheek, is offering up another planetary diversion, a fish and chips […]

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City Residents Graduate From PSEG Power Apprenticeship Program

June 4th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from PSEG PSEG Power Connecticut today hosted a graduation ceremony of the second class of its PSEG Ready2Work Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program, at its Bridgeport Harbor Station. The apprenticeship readiness training program, announced last November, prepares Bridgeport residents for well-paying careers in the construction industry. Local officials, including Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim, […]

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As Signature Hunt Continues For Ballot Access, Ganim Highlights Development Advancement

June 3rd, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

If you’re going to resonate as a candidate, showing development progress as an incumbent is a must. Mayor Joe Ganim provides a construction view glimpse of the Dockmaster Building rising along Steelpointe Harbor, the latest phase of the East Side redevelopment area that will include a marina and raw-bar restaurant opening onto the Harborwalk.

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What’s In A Name? Blue And Gold

June 1st, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Wow, something unanimous on the school board, with one abstention, and it’s all in a name. The Board of Education, following a roar from the collective lungs that wore blue and gold at Harding High School, voted 8-0 to keep the name as the school segues to a new campus off Boston Avenue to replace […]

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MGM Acquires Yonkers Casino, Bridgeport Still In Play

May 29th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Despite purchasing the Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York, officials of MGM, which has proposed a $675 million waterfront destination in Bridgeport, assert the “supply hasn’t changed” for the Fairfield County market, adding “We continue to believe that with its proximity to the New York City MSA and its excellent existing infrastructure, Bridgeport provides […]

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The Governor Of Stamford Strikes Again

May 25th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Maybe we’re now learning why Dan Malloy is the most unpopular governor in the country. That’s because he’s not the governor of Connecticut, he’s the governor of Stamford where he served as mayor. On a regular basis Malloy kicks out these releases crowing about another company relocating to … drum roll … Stamford. What else, […]

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