John Bagley’s resignation from the Board of Education last week has members of the school board in search of a replacement. Bridgeport’s Republican Party is recommending Steve Best who came up short in an effort to win one of the three minority party spots on the board last November.
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October 22nd, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
October 22nd, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Four years ago, Barack Obama’s visit to Bridgeport jammed the Webster Bank Arena three days before Election Day in support of Democratic candidates. He’s now scheduled to return November 2, two days before the election rescheduling his postponed visit to Central High School from last week, according to an advisory released by the Connecticut Democratic […]
October 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Q Poll: Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is locked in a repeat of the 2010 down-to-the-wire governor’s race as he holds 43 percent of likely voters to Republican challenger Tom Foley’s 42 percent, with 9 percent for independent candidate Joe Visconti, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
October 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy announced today $5 million to help finance the first phase of housing replacement for Marina Village in the South End. News release from Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein, and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) President and Executive Director Eric Chatman today announced investments of […]
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October 21st, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic candidate for State Senate Marilyn Moore today released a string of endorsements from educators, gun safety advocates, government watchdog groups as well as municipal and state employee organizations. Moore faces Republican Rick Costantini, a Trumbull town councilor, in the November 4 general election. Moore defeated three-term incumbent Anthony Musto in a close August Democratic […]
October 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Patrick Coyne, who served as chief of staff to former Mayor Joe Ganim, has been acquitted by a jury of sexually abusing his stepdaughter many years ago. He had been charged in 2011. A state jury in New Haven found him not guilty Tuesday morning.
October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
Two weeks left until Election Day in this tight gubernatorial contest between Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. Gun-rights activist Joe Visconti will also be on the ballot as a petitioning candidate. The Malloy campaign has launched a radio commercial from Michelle Obama. Listen to the spot here. Will Barack return?