Sitting in a motorized wheel chair Tuesday night, holding a stack of parking tickets, 70-year-old Downtown resident Odis Hart pelted City Council members with a litany of grievances regarding parking regulations in his neighborhood. “It’s a stick-up without a gun,” he declared, lamenting parking tickets slapped on windshields in the neighborhood minutes prior to the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Auden Grogins'
February 22nd, 2017 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
January 2nd, 2017 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
UPDATE: Keeley did not speak Tuesday night. Tuesday’s City Council meeting could be among the shortest in history, with little business to discuss, see agenda here. Mischievous former State Rep. Bob Keeley is listed on the public speaking portion to address “Renaming/defining the City.” Keeley served in the State House for more than two decades […]
December 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
2015 May news highlights: The concept began with former State Rep. Auden Grogins, now on the state bench, and has continued with her State House replacement Steve Stafstrom. The state Department of Transportation has approved the city’s application to provide $3.8 million for a pedestrian bridge over Ash Creek linking Black Rock from Fox Street […]
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December 21st, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events
– Just two years after he was serenaded for his public service following a Democratic primary loss, Ed Gomes returned to the State Senate on Friday following his mighty special election win running on the Working Families Party line to replace the man who defeated him, Andres Ayala, now the commissioner of the Department of […]
December 21st, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events
January 1, 2015 started with a political bang. Former Mayor Joe Ganim publicly apologized for the first time in an East End church that he had violated the public trust, setting in motion a historic return that gained national attention.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Enrique Torres·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Marilyn Moore·Mark Anastasi·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Joe Ganim carries a refrain inside his head that goes something like this, “I’ve come too far, I’ve come too far.” Ganim won the Democratic primary in historic fashion, knocking off an incumbent mayor. He danced on a table, followers exploded with joy both in praise of Ganim’s comeback and with glee that he had […]
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October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Buddy Cianci·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Caruso·Chris Meyer·Dan Malloy·David Daniels·Ed Adams·Enrique Torres·Jack McGregor·Janet Arterton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Steven Stafstrom·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
July 31st, 2015 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
Republican mayoral candidate Enrique Torres is betting if he fails to prevail his third time for the city’s top post, reclaiming his City Council seat will be his backup in the November general election. Republicans have endorsed him for mayor as well as City Council in the 130th District. Torres is the sole Republican on […]