Hey, there’s a Democratic primary for Board of Education today and we’ll post results as soon as we have them after 8 p.m. If local voting trends continue the turnout will be death valley. Meanwhile OIB correspondent Jim Callahan, who’s covered and observed city politics for more than 30 years, shares his take on why […]
Entries Tagged as 'Betty Pfriem'
September 10th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
May 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Nothing like a few state constitutional officers to spice up the formal kickoff to the 65th Barnum Festival featuring former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom as the 2013 Ringmaster. This festival is certain to be memorable. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen were part of the power crowd that jammed the Bridgeport […]
May 8th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events
The Bridgeport Public Education Fund and Fairfield County Community Foundation today at the Holiday Inn will present the annual Inspiration Awards to city educators for excellence in education. Anita Gliniecki, president of Housatonic Community College, will receive the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Award in honor of one of the founders of the Bridgeport Public Education Fund, […]
December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?
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November 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events
The Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition on Tuesday issued its 2012 State of the Child in Bridgeport that reveals “children in Bridgeport living below the federal poverty line rose from 31 percent in 2010 to almost 40 percent in 2011–two and a half times the statewide rate of 15 percent and three times the Fairfield County […]
October 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Joe Owens had editorial juice across the state when he served as editorial page editor of the Bridgeport Post and the morning Telegram, predecessor papers of the Connecticut Post. And he wasn’t bashful in letting reporters know about his independent thinking on his pages. He was cozy with a variety of pols, but not so […]
September 18th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Michael Daly, CT Post: David E.A. Carson, former head of People’s Savings Bank, now Peoples United, was one of four long-time supporters of public education honored Tuesday morning by The Bridgeport Public Education Fund, an organization he helped get off the ground in 1983. Carson, in brief remarks, spoke forcefully about the nature of […]