In the closing days of a campaign you seek every advantage you can get. President Obama is scheduled to visit Bridgeport two days before the November 4 general election, in a reprise of 2010 at a location to be named, and wife Michelle will make a stop in New Haven next week for maybe a […]
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October 24th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
October 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
From the Hartford Courant: Mr. Malloy, 59, is something Connecticut hasn’t seen in a while, a hands-on manager who took on the serious problems facing the state. He bit off a lot, perhaps too much. He made mistakes (as all politicians do). His sharp-elbow combativeness didn’t always serve him well. But he was a leader […]
October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a debate Thursday night, but one of the issues was the person who was not there–Republican Tom Foley.
October 23rd, 2014 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
The computerized security proposal to conduct instant background checks on school visitors was heavily criticized at a forum Wednesday night aided by an opinion from David McGuire, staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
October 23rd, 2014 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Megan DeSombre from Education Bridgeport has update on Bagley replacement protocol here 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 […]
October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The late great writer James G. Clark said, “Bridgeport … where the circus never left town.” Gee, how’d he come to that conclusion! Mr. Barnum’s circus will thrill throughout this weekend at the Webster Bank Arena. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!℠, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. […]
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October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
AARP Connecticut is inviting the public to attend a Gubernatorial Debate Watching Party tonight (Thursday), beginning at 5:45 p.m. at The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport. Advance registration is required by calling toll-free 1-877-926-8300.