From Brian Lockhart, CT Post Months short of his 10-year anniversary with the city, Library Director Scott Hughes is out of a job.
Entries Categorized as 'Library'
October 20th, 2016 · 39 Comments · Library, News and Events
October 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Library, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Members of the city’s Library Board did not violate state Freedom of Information laws when they privately discussed embattled Library Director Scott Hughes’ performance without him in the room, a state official said.
October 14th, 2016 · 7 Comments · City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
AARP Connecticut and The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network will conduct a free candidate forum on Oct. 27 between Connecticut’s 22nd District State Senate seat candidates incumbent Democrat Marilyn Moore and Republican challenger Elaine Hammers at the Bridgeport Public Library North Branch, 3455 Madison Avenue. Registration, food and refreshments will take place from 5:45 to 6:15pm […]
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May 4th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Library, News and Events
The Bridgeport Library Board has gone back and forth about Director Scott Hughes: keep him, fire him, lend him out? Will they ever turn the page?
April 29th, 2016 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, Library, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim has submitted a draft lease agreement to the City Council regarding a police substation and community center site located at Trumbull Gardens housing units, a flashpoint of the 2015 mayoral election following intense gun violence. The lease agreement will be referred to the Contracts Committee at Monday night’s council meeting. The Ganim administration has […]
April 21st, 2016 · No Comments · City Budget, Library
There hasn’t been a lot of public noise made about the proposed cut to the library budget, a point made by citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee in this commentary. Were you there a few years ago when “we” summoned the voting power in the City to end the multi-year failure to increase the Library […]
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April 18th, 2016 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Library, News and Events
Bridgeport’s heralded public library system is facing a major haircut in Mayor Joe Ganim’s proposed spending plan for the budget year starting July 1. If you’re a fan of library branches and education spending, the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee will conduct public hearings on the budget this week, first on Tuesday for the library […]
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April 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events
News release: The public is invited to attend the first annual Bridgeport EarthFest on Thursday, April 21–the day before Earth Day. This collaborative celebration of Earth Day has been organized by The Kennedy Center’s Maggie Daly Arts Coop (MDAC) and The Bijou Theatre, as the recipients of the Regional Initiative Grant. Additional sponsors include: People’s […]
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