Log in Register

 

City of BridgeportConnecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Bridgeport Theatre CompanyInfoBridgeportTheBijouTheatre OIB Classifieds
OIB TV
Connecticut Automotive Retail Association




City of Bridgeport


Jewel Silk Scarves





Entries Tagged as 'Barack Obama'

Season’s Greetings Campaign Style–Foster Issues FOI Request For Finch’s Holiday Card List

January 7th, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mary-Jane Foster, 2011 mayoral candidate weighing another run this year, wants a copy of Mayor Bill Finch’s holiday card list mailed to a select group of party insiders, businesses and neighborhood leaders featuring a photo of the mayor and his family taken with President Obama during his Bridgeport campaign stop for Governor Dan Malloy in […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

Harding High? Obama High? Someone Else High? OIB Survey

January 1st, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education

We know one thing … someone’s gonna be attached to a high. Yes, we’re talking about the proposed high school to replace Harding. Let us know your opinion on this. You don’t have to be high, or registered with OIB, to express your view.

[Read more →]

Tags: ··

Lavinia: I Love Bill Finch, Tom Thumb: Bugs Crawling Through Your Skull

December 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

The late James G. Clark wrote “Bridgeport … where the circus never left town.” When it comes to the circus of politics, Bridgeport’s ultimate miniature couple Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren bicker often about such things including their benefactor Mr. Phineas Taylor Barnum who served one term as mayor. With the assistance of a Ouija […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····

Torres Chats With Rush On Obama’s Cuba Policy, ‘Black Relations My New Pet’

December 21st, 2014 · 15 Comments · City Council, City Politics, National Politics

It took 10 years, but Republican City Councilman Enrique Torres got through to conservative talk show godfather Rush Limbaugh on Thursday to agree with Barack Obama about free trade with Cuba where Torres once lived. Torres also told Rush “I’d love to call you some future day and talk to you about black relations, because […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··

Barry Christmas! Mayor Issues Holiday Greeting Featuring Barack, Finch: Obama A Strong Friend To City

December 19th, 2014 · 13 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Finch statement. While some politicians run for the holiday hills from Barack Obama’s coal-filled stocking approval rating, Mayor Bill Finch embraces him, so much so the mayor mailed a holiday card featuring his family in a photo taken with the president during his campaign stop in Bridgeport for Governor Malloy on the eve of […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ······

City Poises High Tech Storm Technology

November 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments · News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: A new “virtual” Emergency Operations system, iPads and GoPro technology are in place as the city prepares for the season’s first snowfall.

[Read more →]

Tags: ···

How Coalition Control Of School Board Self Destructed

November 17th, 2014 · 79 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

In a September 2013 primary, insurgents wiped out the three Democratic-endorsed candidates for Board of Education providing an embarrassing political moment for Mayor Bill Finch’s education agenda and solidifying coalition control of school policy between the Connecticut Working Families Party and education advocates opposed to the mayor. What a difference a year makes.

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····················