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Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'

Foster Declares “We Deserve Better”–Formal Announcement June 4

May 27th, 2015 · 20 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Saying “I’m running for mayor because we deserve better,” Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster will formally announce her candidacy June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Downtown, according to a news release she issued Tuesday.

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Finch Opens Electric Vehicle Charging Station Downtown

May 27th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced that the state’s largest city has opened another electric vehicle charging station at the intersection of State Street and John Street. This is part of his ongoing effort to beat back carbon emissions in the state’s largest city in order to help ensure our […]

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Lee: Where’s The Trend Line On Job Creation?

May 27th, 2015 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning

Citizen fiscal scrutineer John Marshall Lee raises a series of questions about job creation in the city. Lee commentary: What’s worrying City residents at this time? Taxes? Education? Jobs?

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The Pleasure Is Back At The Beach

May 25th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Pleasure Beach is back open with a historical walking tour of the peninsula in the East End. Mayor Bill Finch spent part of his Memorial Day at Pleasure Beach with several City Council members and State Rep. Steve Stafstrom. From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced that Pleasure Beach–a 71-acre barrier […]

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The Mayoral Campaign Really Starts Memorial Day Weekend

May 23rd, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The late OIB correspondent John Gilmore said mayoral elections do not begin in earnest until Memorial Day. Well here we go, time to take inventory.

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Police To Increase Traffic Enforcement

May 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This Memorial Day weekend the Bridgeport Police Department will be increasing traffic enforcement given the high volume of travel expected over the holiday.

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Winds Of Change On City Council?

May 21st, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

There’s Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster, Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello too running for mayor on the Democratic side. Enrique Torres is a Republican mayoral candidate. Okay, what about the City Council?

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Finch, Rooney Promote Firefighters

May 21st, 2015 · 14 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Friends, family members and fellow firefighters gathered in City Hall’s Council Chambers on Wednesday night to celebrate the promotion of six members of the Bridgeport Fire Department.

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