Log in Register

 

Mohegan Sun Housatonic Community College
OIB the bookBridgeport Public Library OIB Classifieds
OIB TV

Mohegan Sun




The Plastic Factory

Greater Bridgeport Transit

Connecticut Characters


Trattoria ’A vucchella






Entries Categorized as 'News and Events'

Barr The Door, A Piranha Political War In Upper East Side

January 21st, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events, Uncategorized

This battle will definitely bare teeth and, perhaps, lose a few. School board member and 138th Democratic District Leader Maria Pereira, the self-styled piranha of city politics, who upset the political establishment in a town committee battle two years ago, is waging district war against some of the people she ran with in 2016. You […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

State Rep. Stafstrom To Host Town Hall Forum

January 21st, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, Uncategorized

[Read more →]

Tags:

Thousands Rally To Empower Women

January 20th, 2018 · 2 Comments · News and Events

From Clarice Silber, CT Mirror: A year after thousands of Connecticut marchers took to the streets wearing pink hats and carrying homemade signs of resistance in the first Women’s March in Hartford, residents returned Saturday to again issue calls for action — this time to empower women at the ballot box.

[Read more →]

Tags:

Trump Appointee Canned For Racist, Sexist Remarks Dumped As Bridgeport GOP Speaker, ‘Intolerant, Reckless’

January 19th, 2018 · 75 Comments · News and Events

UPDATE: GOP statement. Carl Higbie, a Trump administration appointee, former Navy SEAL and media personality who was scheduled to speak at the Bridgeport Republican Town Committee’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner in May, resigned his position Thursday “as chief of external affairs for the federal government’s volunteer service organization after a CNN KFile review of racist, sexist, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ···

Let’s Make Friends, The Top 100 Wage Earners For 2017

January 18th, 2018 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

It’s a rite of passage on OIB serenading the list of top 100 municipal wage earners. In 2017 the narrative is essentially the same as decades prior with city police officers dominating the list via overtime. Leading the pack in 2017 is an outlier, Jimmy Honis who retired as deputy chief after 47 years of […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ···

OIB Poll: Is Trump A Racist?

January 17th, 2018 · 29 Comments · News and Events

[Read more →]

Tags:

Supremes Side With State In School Funding Case

January 17th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower court ruling that the state’s distribution of state education aid violates the constitution.

[Read more →]

Tags: ··

Paging All Ned-heads, Lamont $15 Minimum Wage If Governor

January 17th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

He stunned Joe Lieberman in a 2006 primary riding an anti-war message, lost to him in a general election, lost big in a 2010 primary for governor, and now Ned Lamont is back with a progressive’s touch promising a $15 an hour minimum wage in a slick video (see above) if elected governor. With Lamont […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ···