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Fire In North End Claims Infant, Smoke Detectors Not Connected

January 3rd, 2016 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

A three-year-old girl died from a condo fire at 715 Frenchtown Road early Sunday morning, according to mayoral spokesman Av Harris. Firefighters say smoke detectors had been disconnected. This fire comes just days after a condo fire in the North End displaced more than 100 residents.

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Video Of Mayoral Debate

October 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE, video of debate From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Mary-Jane Foster came out swinging Sunday, calling on Democratic mayoral nominee and convicted felon Joe Ganim to explain why voters should trust him to run the city again.

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Campaign Pain–”I Can’t Wait Until It’s Over”

October 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Two weeks left to the general election for mayor and the refrain is consistent from every campaign camp: “I can’t wait until it’s over!” (Some of us don’t want this surreal campaign cycle to end!) Supporters of Mayor Bill Finch were saying the same thing before the September Democratic primary, just let it be over, […]

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Mayoral Candidates Exchange Questions In Forum

October 13th, 2015 · 35 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

With three weeks left to the general election, the seven candidates for mayor engaged in a forum on radio station WICC. CT Mirror coverage here. CT Post scribe Bill Cummings has more.

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Police Investigate Two Murders, Finch Announces Beefed Up Ranks, Ganim Condemns Staffing Levels

July 26th, 2015 · 77 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Following a violent weekend of shootings, Mayor Bill Finch today announced a new Civil Service list he expects will lead to the hiring of 100 new police officers within two years. Former Mayor Joe Ganim once again criticized police staffing levels.

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A Shooting Victim Is Buried And Questions Linger

June 19th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

About 400 people on Thursday attended the funeral of Savonie McNeil, father of six, shot dead at the Trumbull Gardens housing project last week. What can be done to prevent more carnage? CT Post reporter Bill Cummings has more:

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East Side Shooting Claims Young Father

May 10th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Another neighborhood erupted in violence over the weekend, leaving a 22-year-old father with a baby on the way dead from gunshot wounds. The homicide marks the second weekend in a row that someone was killed in Bridgeport.

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Hot For More Slots

January 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events

With the state legislative session just weeks away, lawmakers are considering additional slot action to produce new revenue that would require an agreement under the state’s gaming compact with the two tribal nations. From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Task force members suggested video games could be offered under the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun brand and […]

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