In his first campaign mailer, former Mayor Joe Ganim tries to immunize himself from opponent criticism declaring “I did good things as Bridgeport’s Mayor … My opponents are going to launch a tirade of personal attacks against me never before seen in Bridgeport’s history.” Of course opponents will argue never before in Bridgeport’s history did […]
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Ganim’s First Mailer: ‘Made Mistakes, Paid For Them’–Were They Mistakes Or By Design? Finch Campaign: Ganim Can’t Be Trusted
August 1st, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
July 30th, 2015 · 12 Comments · News and Events
Gathering of the Vibes weekend is here. For details, here.
July 30th, 2015 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bass Pro Shops will conduct a jobs fair August 17-19 at the Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue.
July 30th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Asserting Mary-Jane Foster “will clean up the political quicksand that chokes and prevents this city from redeveloping into what it could be,” freshman State Senator Marilyn Moore on Thursday reaffirmed her endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster for mayor, in a news release issued by the Foster campaign.
July 29th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Kicking up the campaign rhetoric one day after Governor Dan Malloy endorsed Bill Finch for another term, former Mayor Joe Ganim has asked the governor to authorize state troopers to supplement city police officers following an increase in gun violence. State Police stepped up when Ganim was mayor in the 1990s after a spike in […]
July 29th, 2015 · 66 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Two members of Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation reaffirmed their support for mayoral candidates, State Senator Ed Gomes for Mary-Jane Foster and State Rep. Charlie Stallworth for Joe Ganim. Both Gomes and Stallworth have a base of support in the African American-rich 135th District.
July 29th, 2015 · 28 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Tuesday evening, following two weekend murders, mothers assembled in front of the Troop G Barracks Downtown urging State Police assistance to supplement city police ranks. Troop G was relocated from Westport to Bridgeport more than 20 years ago by then Governor Lowell Weicker in response to violent crime.