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Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'

Ribbon-cutting For Downtown Landmark

August 20th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Mayor Bill Finch will join developers Forstone Capital to celebrate the grand opening of the latest addition to Bridgeport’s growing downtown–Landmark, 30 new apartments located inside the site of the former Mechanics & Farmers Bank building.

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Fire At Vacant Remington Site, 60 Firefighters Respond, Arson Suspected

August 19th, 2014 · 40 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From the CT Post: Two separate fires that broke out at about the same time in the old and long vacant Remington Arms factory Tuesday morning is leading officials to suspect arson.

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Officials To Celebrate Black Rock School Topping Off

August 19th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch, Interim Superintendent of Schools Fran Rabinowtiz and other city and state officials will gather today (Tuesday) at 3:30 for a “Topping Off” ceremony to celebrate the construction of the highest structural element for the new addition to Black Rock School on Brewster Street.

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Malloy Urges Voter Turnout, Declares Foley Bad For Cities And State

August 18th, 2014 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy on Saturday visited Bridgeport Democratic campaign headquarters Downtown whipping up supporters to hit the streets to share the word about his crucial reelection bid against Republican Tom Foley whom he defeated by the slimmest of margins four years ago in the city ballot shortage that made national headlines.

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Have You Been To The Beach?

August 15th, 2014 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

City officials on Friday saluted attendance on Pleasure Beach following its reopening June 28 after a fire to the drawbridge shut off access nearly 20 years ago. Hopped a water taxi there myself last Saturday. Fun reconnecting with the beach, but way too much time in the sun. Still look like a lobster. Pass the […]

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David Daniels, Considering Mayoral Run, To Host Community Forum

August 15th, 2014 · 72 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Contemplating a run for mayor, retired city police officer David Daniels will host a roundtable discussion August 23 at 11 a.m. in the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown. “It’s a roundtable discussion that I will have with the community so they can tell me what their hopes and dreams are for this city,” says Daniels, “so […]

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Musto Busto, Ayalas In Opposite Directions, Moses And The Undertaker

August 14th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics

For opponents of Mayor Bill Finch, it’s tempting to declare Anthony Musto’s city voter shellacking by Marilyn Moore was a referendum on the mayor. It’s not. It was a referendum on Anthony Musto from an opponent and a coalition force of many that drew a contrast on his job performance and disengagement from voter concerns.

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