Mayor Finch’s Chief of Staff Adam Wood salutes the work of Charlie Carroll who will resume the duties of the full-time director of Parks after performing both roles of parks and Public Facilities chief for five years. Letter to editor from Wood. I am writing today to make the record clear: Charles Carroll is one [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Adam Wood'
April 25th, 2013 · 40 Comments · News and Events
December 27th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
We continue top stories of the year with the election of Andres Ayala to the State Senate that included a tough August primary battle against incumbent Ed Gomes and Ernie Newton who occupied the seat before corruption charges forced him from office seven years ago.
December 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council
Who needs peace, love, goodwill, prosperity and diplomacy when we have good old Santa Claws to scratch out goodies? Yes indeed, it’s time for OIB’s annual gifts to a vast collection of great and near-great local and state pols. I’ll be up to my ears in squid and other things today. No squid pro quo. [...]
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December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?
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November 24th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education
Can you believe it? Bill Finch has been mayor of the state’s most populous city for five years. He won a close Democratic primary over Chris Caruso in September 2007 then easily won the general election in November 2007. He was tested again in a primary in 2011 by University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane [...]
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November 2nd, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
The weekend before the election and things are warming up for big Tuesday featuring several key matchups including the ballot question that has shattered spending records for a local contest. Glover “Sonny” Gardner Jr. always provides an insightful view on city issues and shares below a commentary about the ballot question which if approved by [...]
August 12th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Media
A few days ago the mayor’s office declared war against the Connecticut Post in an eblast to the business community condemning the paper for coverage “hurtful to all of our efforts to improve our city.” One way to rally support against a media concern is to win over the folks who invest advertising dollars. So [...]