On this July 4th weekend we salute the fireworks at the July 1989 Democratic Town Committee endorsement session for mayor, just a few weeks away from what could be a contentious battle for party support between Mayor Bill Finch and Joe Ganim at Testo’s Restaurant. Both Finch and Ganim, by the way, were in the […]
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July 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Bill Finch·Bob Keeley·Carmen Lopez·Cecil Young·Charlie Tisdale·Chris Caruso·Ed Caldwell·Jim Callahan·Joe Ganim·John Gilmore·John Guman·Mario Testa·Mary Moran·Mike Rizzitelli·Testo's Restaurant·Tom Bucci
July 3rd, 2015 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
If you want to pour a cup of ambition in search of a job, Bridgeport’s first Starbucks, expected to open this fall at the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area on the East Side, is looking for employees. Starbucks in Fairfield conducted a hiring event for the city store this week. More info www.starbucks.com/careers or newyork.craigslist.org/fct/ret/5099639362.html. More […]
July 3rd, 2015 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim, seeking a comeback following his conviction on federal corruption charges in 2003, on Thursday overwhelmingly received the endorsement of the Bridgeport Police Union Local 1159 that represents nearly 400 city police officers.
July 3rd, 2015 · 52 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The smiling face of Marshan Coleman who owes more than $13,000 in back car taxes appears in a city promotional brochure mailed with city tax bills this week. Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster is crying foul, asserting, “It’s bad enough that Bridgeport residents are forced to hear that the city with the highest taxes in […]
July 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch encourages residents to enjoy some summer fun right here in the Park City.
July 2nd, 2015 · 45 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
July 4th this weekend, followed by campaign fireworks next week. Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster will celebrate her campaign headquarters opening Monday 5:30 p.m. at 300 Fairfield Avenue Downtown while Mayor Bill Finch will kick off his official reelection Wednesday July 8, 5 p.m. at Captain’s Cove Seaport.
July 2nd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bridgeport’s State House delegation is heralding legislation resulting in a new district heating system, known as a thermal loop, Downtown. See more on the Bridgeport District Energy Project here.
July 1st, 2015 · 32 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report of the Police Department’s mounted patrol visiting Trumbull Gardens public housing project.