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Ganim’s Historic Comeback Included In WikiLeaks Volumes

October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events

Among the voluminous stacks of hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman John Podesta comes a little, local WikiLeaks-revealed nugget titled “GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE” detailing an article in the Hartford Courant chronicling Joe Ganim’s historic mayoral comeback victory last November.
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Library Board Throws Book At Hughes, Soltis Named Acting Director

October 20th, 2016 · 39 Comments · Library, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post

Months short of his 10-year anniversary with the city, Library Director Scott Hughes is out of a job.

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OIB Poll: Trump And Clinton Debate

October 20th, 2016 · 18 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Who won the third presidential debate?

  • Hillary Clinton (50%, 94 Votes)
  • Donald Trump (42%, 79 Votes)
  • It was a draw (8%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 188

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Funeral Services For Margaret Finch

October 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments · News and Events

Services for Margaret Finch, mother of former Mayor Bill Finch, will take place on Friday and Saturday.
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Council Of Churches Seeks Food Drive Support

October 20th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events

From the Council of Churches:

Our Food Access program needs your help in ensuring that the 40 food pantries and soup kitchens in our Hunger Outreach Network (HON) can stock their shelves with healthy food throughout the coming fall and early winter.
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Court Battle For School Board Control Resumes Monday

October 19th, 2016 · 16 Comments · Education, News and Events

Judge Barbara Bellis

Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis. CT Post file photo.

Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis who has issued several key decisions impacting city government and politics in recent years has set a hearing for Monday afternoon to consider school board member Maria Pereira’s complaint challenging Mayor Joe Ganim’s authority to fill two recent Board of Education vacancies.
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Mickey Herbert Named New Regional Business Chief

October 18th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert

Mickey Herbert goes to bat for business community.

Mickey Herbert, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a leading healthcare professional who was among only a few high-profile business leaders to support Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback bid last year, has been named president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, replacing Paul Timpanelli who is retiring Oct. 31.
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Searching For City Council Heroes

October 18th, 2016 · 12 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events

Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee Monday night addressed the City Council asking “Will you provide your constituents with one or two explanations why you hesitated to help those Kindergarten students and forced them to a lesser place in the education line at the beginning of their career journey?” From Lee:

What would you call an employee in a butcher shop who rested his thumb on a scale that adds weight to your sales slip but nothing to the content you were purchasing? A cheat? You got a shorted package but paid the full price.
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