From Mayor Bill Finch: On Monday Mayor Bill Finch, together with Christoph family, principals in Bridgeport Landing Development, and local, state and federal dignitaries will break ground on the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER II) work on the Steel Point peninsula. The $11 million TIGER grant, the largest grant ever awarded to the city, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Bass Pro Shops'
May 11th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
May 2nd, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch Thursday night opposed a rate increase proposed by United Illuminating at a public hearing hosted by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The public hearing took place in City Council Chambers. UI is asking the regulatory agency for permission to increase revenues by 8.7 percent to $69 million in 2014 and by another [...]
Mayor Puts On Bright Face, Highlights Accomplishments, Braces For Beastly Budget–Will Malloy Step Up For Bridgeport?
March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bill Finch took office as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city in December of 2007. Assuming he fills out this second four-year term he will become one of the longest-serving mayors in city history surpassed only by Republican Clifford Wilson, Democrat Joe Ganim and Socialist Jasper McLevy. The budget Finch will soon propose to the City [...]
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March 19th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch today delivered his annual address to the Bridgeport area business community at the Holiday Inn Downtown. News release from Mayor’s Office: Bridgeport is continuing to grow and build thanks to the City’s efforts in waterfront recapture, economic development and education reform, Mayor Bill Finch told local and regional business leaders during his [...]
January 28th, 2013 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Donald Day is past president of the Bridgeport Firebirds, a fraternal organization that fights for the rights of minority firefighters. He has been active in a number of city issues throughout the decades and isn’t afraid to speak his mind. As proposed gun control legislation moves ahead in the halls of Washington and Hartford, Day [...]
December 31st, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education
Do you have a resolution? As we segue into 2013, what’s on the horizon for the state’s largest city?
December 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council
Who needs peace, love, goodwill, prosperity and diplomacy when we have good old Santa Claws to scratch out goodies? Yes indeed, it’s time for OIB’s annual gifts to a vast collection of great and near-great local and state pols. I’ll be up to my ears in squid and other things today. No squid pro quo. [...]
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