Governor Dan Malloy on Thursday announced an $8.7 million grant for an affordable housing development on Stratford Avenue. “This grant will help make Bridgeport stronger by bolstering our efforts to revitalize the Park City’s East End neighborhood,” said Mayor Bill Finch. “I want to thank Governor Malloy and the Bridgeport delegation for their hard work […]
Entries Tagged as 'Auden Grogins'
April 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Mario Testa has received two more years as Democratic Town Chairman. Now what? Time to size up the 2014 governor’s cycle with an eye toward the mayoral election next year.
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Jim Himes·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Nancy DiNardo·Tom McCarthy
February 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Gail Janensch, an active member of the League of Women Voters, says it’s time for new blood on the Democratic Town Committee with a message of reform. She’s running on a slate for the March 4 primary challenging the established slate in the North End 133rd District led by City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s […]
February 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Another challenge slate was cleared for the ballot on Monday that sets the stage for political control of Black Rock where 130th District Leader Danny Roach must win if he’s to defeat Mario Testa as leader of the 90-member Democratic Town Committee following the March 4th primaries.
January 25th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
State Rep. Auden Grogins will host a neighborhood forum on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue to seek input on spending $500,000 in state funding for facade and streetscape upgrades along Fairfield Avenue. These funds will be administered by the Black Rock Business District Development Program supporting private and […]
January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]
January 9th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Backed by Governor Dan Malloy, the State Bond Commission Thursday afternoon approved $500,000 for improvements to the Black Rock business district on Fairfield Avenue. The money will fund new facades for businesses, updates to streetscape and lighting along the pedestrian areas of the business district including landscaping and paving to increase pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, […]