In a story titled Fight Over Solar in Bridgeport: Two Types of Environmentalism Collide, the National Geographic’s Jackson Kuhl examines the pros and cons of constructing thousands of solar panels on the old dump in Seaside Park.
Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'
March 8th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events
Okay, full disclosure, anyone named Grimaldi must have a good story to tell. Film producer Stephen Grimaldi (my long-lost sired child) is premiering the release of his award-winning film The Word at the spectacular Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue Downtown, March 14-16. The film follows the story of a father avenging his son’s murder carried […]
March 7th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Cops, News and Events
The police officer arrested recently for discharging a firearm inside Bagel King last December has once again called for an investigation against Assistant Police Chief James Nardozzi for slurs a college professor used in the context of ethics training last year. Some department members say the criticism directed at Nardozzi is a witch hunt for […]
March 7th, 2014 · 10 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch will submit his proposed budget to the City Council in four weeks with less tax revenue than last year. From CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart: A year after City Hall celebrated a near 1 percent increase in the grand list–the amount of taxable property–some of those gains were lost.
March 6th, 2014 · 13 Comments · City Budget, City Council
One month away from Mayor Bill Finch submitting his budget proposal to the City Council, city financial guardian John Marshall Lee implored the city’s budget authority to focus on the financials. His Monday address to the council: Council President McCarthy, Council persons, interested member of the Bridgeport community. For the past two Council sessions I […]
Several Veteran Slates Win DTC Races, Some Challenge Slates Make Gains, Absentee Ballots Play Role, Pereira A Factor In Upper East Side
March 5th, 2014 · 40 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE, includes link to unofficial results here: Veteran slates in Black Rock, North End, West Side and East Side were victorious on Tuesday while challenge slates in three other districts picked up a number of seats for election to the 90-member Democratic Town Committee. Seven of 10 districts had primaries. Absentee ballots made the difference […]
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March 4th, 2014 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
What a difference two weeks make. On February 17, the Parks Commission voted unanimously to reject Mayor Bill Finch’s proposal to construct thousands of solar panels on the old dump at Seaside Park. Monday night they had a change of heart unanimously approving a 20-year partnership with United Illuminating. The lease arrangement now goes to […]