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Entries Categorized as 'Library'

Join Us For Discussion, Connecticut Characters, Saturday, 2 PM, Bridgeport Public Library

June 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Library, News and Events

Let’s share some stories, the good, bad and ugly. That’s what we’ll do this Saturday, 2pm in the third floor community room of the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street Downtown, in a discussion about my book Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State. What’s on the agenda? Actress Linda Blair, the late mobster […]

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Book Discussion, June 10, Bridgeport Public Library, CT Characters

May 26th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Library, News and Events

Hey, let’s talk … about the time I waited out Linda Blair’s bladder for an interview, crashed mobster Frank Piccolo’s wake, sent reluctant Police Chief Joe Walsh a singing telegram for an interview. And much much more. Saturday, June 10, 2pm third floor Community Room of the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street, Downtown. We’ll […]

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Hennessy: Money For North End Flood Control, Stallworth: Dough For East Side Library

May 12th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, Library, News and Events

State Reps Jack Hennessy and Charlie Stallworth announced on Friday state bonding money awards for flood control in the North End and investment in the East Side library branch.

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City Council Members Encouraged To Dig For Dollars

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments · City Budget, Education, Library, News and Events

Citizen budget scrutineer John Marshall Lee was among the speakers at the public hearing for the proposed school board and library budgets. From Lee: Budget and Appropriation members and other Council members in attendance I speak to you to ask for full support of the Board of Education and Library budget presentations. As you heard […]

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OIB Poll: Who Should Name The Library Board?

December 27th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Library

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Examining The Library Board’s Independence, Positive Or Negative?

December 27th, 2016 · 11 Comments · City Council, Library, News and Events

Does the Library Board operate with too much autonomy? Or does the independence free it prudently from political intrusion?

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City Council To Take Up Library Board Appointments

December 2nd, 2016 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Library, News and Events

Some Library Board members who recently checked out director Scott Hughes for the unemployment line are scheduled for reappointment Monday night, according to the City Council agenda.

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Hughes Sues For Library Job

November 17th, 2016 · 34 Comments · Library, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Was City Librarian Scott Hughes, one of the few black department heads, fired over his political involvement? Or did his political ambitions hurt his job performance? Those questions are heading for state Superior Court.

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