In a commentary first published in the Connecticut Post, former Mayor John Fabrizi contrasts his years as mayor with Bill Finch claiming “The present administration’s approach to economic progress uses a technique to show progress by color chart.” Fabrizi has formed an exploratory committee for mayor. His commentary follows: How many cities, anywhere, can boast […]
Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Park'
July 8th, 2014 · 14 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
June 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments · City Politics, Cops, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Police officers’ every move in the field could eventually be captured on uniform-mounted cameras.
June 10th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events
UPDATE: Sounds like it was in the city’s best financial interests to move quickly to pay Orlando Lopez-Soto $198,000 to settle a lawsuit following his police stomping in Beardsley Park in 2011. Two city police officers Joseph Lawlor and Elson Morales entered guilty pleas on Tuesday to civil rights violations in federal court.
February 21st, 2014 · 20 Comments · Development and Zoning
Longtime Bridgeport resident Phil Smith, who directed several voter-approved revisions to the City Charter including strengthening the Parks Commissions authority, writes the city’s proposed agreement with United Illuminating to place a solar field at Seaside Park looks good on the surface, but when you break down what it means to the city financially and logistically […]
January 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: On Thursday, January 30, Mayor Bill Finch will host a community meeting regarding the planning for a new all-inclusive playground to be located in Beardsley Park, which will be accessible to children of all abilities.
December 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
We learned in June in a story published by the Connecticut Post, the city paid controversial developer Manny Moutinho $400,000 to improve his own Stratford waterfront property as part of an airport safety project. There’s still gravel to unravel in this story. Other headliners from May and June:
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December 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
Sweet treats and eats to all OIB friends. Christmas Village has been part of the city’s holiday fabric for more than 50 years. In 1982 it became a remarkable story for the entire country.