From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city’s booming industrial past.
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December 6th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
December 5th, 2013 · 61 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: On Thursday, Mayor Bill Finch will mark the beginning of demolition of the Remgrit site, the potential home of a second train station for Bridgeport. The Remgrit site (formerly Remington Arms), located on Barnum Avenue in the East Side, once housed one of the largest munitions plants in the country. Among […]
December 2nd, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
UPDATE: McCarthy wins another term as Council President. City politicians often leverage the oath of office to showcase old and new alliances. The 20-member legislative and budget authority as well as newly elected school board and city sheriffs were sworn in on Sunday. The new City Council assembled for its first meeting Monday night and […]
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November 28th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: During the month of November, Mayor Bill Finch hosted and participated in several Thanksgiving celebrations and donation drives, including the Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s ThanksGiving Project.
November 18th, 2013 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education
With nearly $120,000 in campaign cash in the bank, Mayor Bill Finch is off to a mighty fundraising start at the midpoint of his second four-year term. Raising money will not be a problem for the mayor as he prepares for reelection in 2015. The larger questions: how will the next two budget cycles play […]
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November 16th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
We’ve officially segued into the gubernatorial election cycle that includes potentially hot state and federal legislative races. Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation has six State House members and two state senators, all Democrats. Plus, Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala is up for reelection next year. Will she be endorsed by the party? Will she have a primary […]
November 14th, 2013 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
The City Council will have nine new members, among 20, sworn into office in December. They will choose a council president and presumably Tom McCarthy will have a leg up as he seeks another term as chief of the city’s budget and legislative body. McCarthy became council president following Bill Finch’s election as mayor in […]
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