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Campaign 2015–Who’ll Throw First Punch In Mayor’s Race?

April 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Who’s gonna draw first blood in the mayoral race? The first punch? First attack? The quest to serve as the city’s chief executive is now taking shape. Mayor Bill Finch seeks a third four-year term, Joe Ganim wants his old job back and Mary-Jane Foster has entered presumably to frame herself as the viable alternative. […]

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Foster Enters Race For Mayor

April 27th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

University of Bridgeport vice president Mary-Jane Foster, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team, joined the race for mayor Monday morning filing a candidate committee in the Town Clerk’s Office, her second run for the city’s top post she lost in a Democratic primary to Mayor Bill Finch in 2011.

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Secrest Named Finch Campaign Manager

April 27th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

News release from Finch campaign: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch’s re-election campaign announced today that Maryli Secrest has been chosen to fill the role of campaign manager.

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City Going To The Mattresses With New Law

April 25th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This week, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch honored the owner of Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises, a mattress recycling company, who will be able to create new green jobs due to a mattress recycling law that goes into effect on May 1, 2015.

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Ganim Feels The Love, Raises $50K In Comeback Battle Against Finch’s Mighty Campaign Warchest

April 24th, 2015 · 115 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Update: $50K raised. To chants of “run Joe, run” by roughly 300 supporters in a packed Vazzy’s Four Seasons in Stratford, former Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night edged closer to an official entry to try to reclaim the position he was forced out of 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, promising […]

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Finch Launches Donation Page In Quest For Third Term

April 23rd, 2015 · 25 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

With already more than $400,000 raised, Mayor Bill Finch has launched a campaign donation website as he seeks a third four-year term. Former Mayor Joe Ganim is in an exploratory phase for his old job. School board member Howard Gardner and East End committeeman Charlie Coviello are in the race. Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent […]

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If You Contribute $50, Ganim Will Invite You To His Party

April 23rd, 2015 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Seeking to reclaim the job he left in 2003 following his conviction on corruption charges, Joe Ganim will host his first fundraiser Thursday (tonight) in an exploratory stage for mayor that now includes a website with a donation page. And he has an offer for you.

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Finch’s JFK Green Moonshot

April 22nd, 2015 · 11 Comments · News and Events

From Anthony DePalma, The New York Times: It is no secret that Mayor Bill Finch idolizes President John F. Kennedy. He has converted a room off his office into a shrine filled with campaign buttons, banners and busts of the former president.

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