News release from city Communications Director Brett Broesder: On Tuesday (today), Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch will join Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra for a tour of Hartford’s recently launched solar-on-a-landfill project. The tour comes on the day of Connecticut’s Siting Council holding its final hearing on Bridgeport’s effort to put 9,000 solar panels and a fuel […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bill Finch'
September 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
September 26th, 2014 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch has booted longtime political operative Americo Santiago from the Bridgeport Housing Authority. The housing agency has experienced turmoil the past two years including the recent resignation of director Jim Miller and prior to him Nick Calace, as well as financial irregularities uncovered by federal auditors.
September 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments · City Council, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: In 2012, Bridgeport resident Jeremy Rosa at the age of seven decided to host his very own food drive. With support from family, friends and neighbors in the community Jeremy collected a total of 997 pounds of food in 2012. In recognition of his efforts, Mayor Bill Finch, City Council President […]
September 19th, 2014 · 14 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning
Black Rocker Jennifer Buchanan, co-host of the Bridgeport Now public access cable show, wonders if the benefits of United Illuminating’s plan to install 9,000 solar panels on the old dump in Seaside Park outweigh the risks. The state regulatory agency Connecticut Siting Council conducted a public hearing last week on the proposal supported by Mayor […]
September 18th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, State Politics
Anniversaries tied to landmark legal rulings provide platforms for politicians and government officials to take inventory about the past, present and future. The 60th anniversary year of Brown v. Board of Education in which the Supreme Court ruled racial segregation of schools unconstitutional, offers discussion about the funding fairness of city schools. Mayor Bill Finch […]
Is The Connecticut Post Part Of “The Oppressive Machinery?” If You Haitz Newspaper Coverage, Call Henry
September 18th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Media, News and Events
Journalism in general, and print media specifically, ain’t what it used to be. How in creation does the daily newspaper covering the state’s largest city slot just one full-time scribe to City Hall? Well, we’re spread thin they’ll say, we have this and that and this and that and with cutbacks from corporate suits, it’s […]