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 […]
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January 7th, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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