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Entries Categorized as 'News and Events'

Ganim Marches On Behalf Of Former Offenders

June 15th, 2017 · 43 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday joined community leaders in Hartford to march and rally on behalf of the formerly incarcerated called “NOTHING ABOUT US–WITHOUT US.” Hartford Courant coverage here.

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Remembering Sully, Rob Sullivan

June 14th, 2017 · 16 Comments · News and Events

We all struggle with our demons; the good in us, the bad, the difficult. Sometimes we win and carry on. And sometimes we check out far sooner than the potential allows. OIB friend Rob Sullivan struggled mightily and openly with his demons, rehab for long stretches at a time, resuming an on-and-off writing life to […]

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Mayor, State Delegation, To Highlight Legislative Achievements

June 14th, 2017 · 8 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and members of city’s legislative delegation on Thursday are scheduled to share what he terms “major victories” in the recently completed session of the General Assembly including “passage of bills to save taxpayers millions in debt service payments, eliminate major pieces of unfunded pension liability, bring professional boxing and mixed martial arts […]

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Running A State Without A Budget, Malloy’s “Roller Coaster”

June 14th, 2017 · 4 Comments · City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

That’s the prospect Governor Dan Malloy faces with a new budget year set to begin July 1. As a result, municipal finance officials all over the state wonder about the solvency of their respective local budgets based on projected state revenues. Eventually, a state budget will be hammered out, good, bad or ugly. What if […]

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Practice Your Downward Dog And Downward Dem

June 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Attention political yogis. Along the Broad Street steps on Elm Street sits the newly opened Great Heart Yoga Studio within walking distance from many of the new housing units Downtown. The studio is a short walk from both City Hall and the Margaret Morton Government Center that house city offices. Hmmm, thinking this is a […]

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Why Steve Stafstrom Is More Focused Than Joe Ganim–Priorities

June 12th, 2017 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The first thing Mayor Joe Ganim should have done at the end of the state legislative session is explain what it means to the state’s largest city. How did the city benefit, if any? If it did not benefit explain why? Nope, Joe just assumed everyone will figure it out, right? That’s not how it […]

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A Brilliant Diamond Speaks: We Are Kids From Bridgeport

June 12th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events

City resident Diamond Walker pens this poignant commentary about the determination of Bridgeport students. It appeared first in the CT Post. When you think of kids growing up in Bridgeport, I am not who you think of. Yes, I come from “the ‘hood.” Yes, I am a person of color. But who I am does […]

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When Radio’s Voice Becomes A Whisper

June 12th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

Back in the day, Bridgeport was a radio town: WICC, WNAB, WDJZ, WEZN, all with newsrooms and most with regular talk shows to examine issues, events and public officials. NAB, DJZ and EZN are now gone or different animals. WICC remains with Jim Buchanan’s talk show weekdays 4 to 7 p.m. but no reporters on […]

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