Sandwiched by Starbucks and Chipotle, Mayor Joe Ganim and other city and state officials Friday morning cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the T-Mobile store at the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side.
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April 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 30th, 2016 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Economic Development Director David Kooris will spend his final day on the city job next Friday as he segues to a position in state government managing a federally funded project addressing shoreline infrastructure improvements including Bridgeport. Who will replace him?
March 18th, 2016 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning
In a few weeks Mayor Joe Ganim will submit the first budget of JG2 to the City Council based on a new reduced grand list of taxable property 15 percent lower than last year, according to city bean counters. Does that mean the current mil rate of roughly 42 will grow by 15 percent to […]
March 11th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
A 28-year run on any business level is mighty impressive. Paul Timpanelli, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council since 1988, is expected to announce soon his retirement from the business organization effective sometime this summer.
Kooris Resigns City Development Job For State Position, Attracted Millions In State And Federal Grants
March 8th, 2016 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Economic Development Director David Kooris who helped guide construction of the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side and shepherded millions in state and federal grants for a new East Side train station and flood control for neighborhoods has issued his resignation letter to the city for a job in state government managing a […]
Back Row To Front Row–Ganim Talks Budget, Police, Transparency And Development In Business Community Speech
March 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Update: video of speech. Accompanied by a brochure and video presentation, Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday delivered the annual address to the Bridgeport Regional Business Council covering his first 100 days in office. Ganim opened his speech by jabbing BRBC chief Paul Timpanelli, thanking him for moving his table up a little bit from last year. […]
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January 28th, 2016 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Eight weeks into his job, Finance Director Ken Flatto says he’s feeling more optimistic about the impact revaluation of taxable property will have on taxpayers. Thursday afternoon Flatto and Tax Assessor Elaine Carvalho shared with the media a summary of reassessment information that they say generally will bring a mixed bag for taxpayers, some seeing […]
January 6th, 2016 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
As Joe Ganim continues to assemble pieces of his administration, two leftovers from Bill Finch’s days stand out: City Council President Tom McCarthy, deputy director of Labor Relations and David Kooris, director of Planning and Economic Development. McCarthy is a politician who’s worked for the city for about 15 years. Kooris is a development professional […]