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Entries Categorized as 'Library'

Library Supporters Seek Ballot Question Approval

October 27th, 2017 · 26 Comments · City Budget, Library, News and Events

The Facebook page Keep Our Libraries Open urges voters to support the Nov. 7 ballot question to allocate 1.3 mils to fund the library system after the 2015 revaluation dropped the value of 1 mil. In 2009 city voters approved a ballot question asking for a 1 mil levy to finance libraries.

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Your Election Day Ballot, Plus: A Library Question

October 23rd, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Education, Library, News and Events

Two weeks from the Nov. 7 general election. Here’s how the ballot lines up.

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The Political Buzz Of Party Insiders

October 11th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

This forum should be a beauty. Former State Rep. Chris Caruso and ex-City Council members Lisa “Honey” Parziale and Rick Torres on the same panel discussing the ultimate insiders of politics, town committees. All three have served on town committees, with Caruso and Torres once chairs of their respective Democratic and Republican parties in the […]

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Rock And Roll City Council Campaigning, Smith And Spain Versus Burns And Kane

August 23rd, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events

Retired Fairfield University political science professor Don Greenberg stood resolutely Tuesday night in the Black Rock Library directing a supposition to four candidates for City Council in the 130th District. The mayor won’t sign off on the paperwork to fill vacant library jobs to keep services running smoothly. Essentially, asked Greenberg, a member of the […]

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Black Rock Library Forum For City Council Primary

August 9th, 2017 · 19 Comments · City Politics, Library, News and Events

A City Council candidate forum will take place August 22, 7:30 p.m. in the Black Rock Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue, involving Democratic endorsed Scott Burns and Rowan Kane and challengers Christina Smith and Pete Spain. Assistant City Library John “Salty” Soltis will moderate. See more here. The 130th District covers Black Rock and a portion […]

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Get Your Character On, Join Us Tuesday For Book Discussion At Easton Library

June 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Library, News and Events

What ya doing Tuesday June 27 at 7 pm? Start your Fourth of July week with me at the Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road, discussing a number of personalities in my book Connecticut Characters including paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, the Wilderness Warrior Joe Haines, actress Linda Blair and a guy named Trump, […]

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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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