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Entries Tagged as 'Adam Wood'

Malloy Celebrates Groundbreaking For Ernest Trefz School Of Business At UB, Mayor A No Show

November 20th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy on Wednesday joined University of Bridgeport officials at the groundbreaking for the Ernest Trefz School of Business in honor of the UB supporter and trustee. Mayor Bill Finch, continuing his boycott of UB because of his opposition to an arm of the Unification Church that rescued the university financially more than 20 […]

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Bridgeport Now Host Issues FOI Request, Seeks Review Of Documents For Driveway To Manny’s Mansion

July 1st, 2013 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Jennifer Buchanan, an active member of the community action group Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport, has issued a freedom of information request to the city seeking a review of documents associated with the city’s approval to finance a controversial driveway for Bridgeport-based developer Manny Moutinho’s Stratford mansion as part of an airport safety project. […]

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Wood Praises Charlie Carroll As One Of City’s Best

April 25th, 2013 · 40 Comments · News and Events

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 […]

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2012 Review: Ayala Wins State Senate Primary Over Newton, Gomes–Historic Election For Hispanics

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.

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Ha, Ha, Ha; It’s Time For Santa Claws

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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CT Post Sweetens City News Coverage

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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Finch Marks Five Years As Mayor–How’s He Doing?

November 24th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement

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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Gardner: Ballot Question A Work Of Fiction

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 […]

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