From Mayor Bill Finch: On Thursday, Mayor Bill Finch will mark the beginning of demolition of the Remgrit site, the potential home of a second train station for Bridgeport. The Remgrit site (formerly Remington Arms), located on Barnum Avenue in the East Side, once housed one of the largest munitions plants in the country. Among […]
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December 5th, 2013 · 51 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
December 3rd, 2013 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
News release from Mayor Bill Finch and Canadian-based Anaergia Inc. Anaergia Inc., announced today a strategic 20-year partnership with the City of Bridgeport Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA), Connecticut that will enable the city to utilize renewable electricity generated from organic waste including wastewater sludge and food scraps using advanced anaerobic digestion technology.
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December 2nd, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
UPDATE: McCarthy wins another term as Council President. City politicians often leverage the oath of office to showcase old and new alliances. The 20-member legislative and budget authority as well as newly elected school board and city sheriffs were sworn in on Sunday. The new City Council assembled for its first meeting Monday night and […]
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December 2nd, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Christopher Toole who operates an urban farm at the city’s animal shelter is marketing on his Facebook page ”goats, complete with herdsman and an Australian cattle dog, to help manage your property, fertilize it and clear it of unwanted weeds, including poison ivy and other unwanted nasties! Our goats love them all!”
Finch Tweets “CT Post Wrong Again” About Airport Land Deal, Post Reporter Tells Mayor To Check Paperwork
November 29th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
This airport story in the Connecticut Post has irritated Mayor Bill Finch who hasn’t been bashful about criticizing city scribes regarding coverage of the airport land deal that continues to be a source of embarrassment for his administration. In a Twitter battle of semantics the mayor claims it wasn’t a “driveway” that cost taxpayers $400,000, but […]
November 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
If you need extra time to digest the bird, or risk a little extra indigestion wondering how many times they will violate the City Charter and Connecticut Constitution, the newly elected City Council, school board and city sheriffs will receive the oath of office on Sunday, 5 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 45 Lyon […]
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November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Everyone is invited to come down to McLevy Green for the Mayor’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration, on Friday, December 6 at 6 p.m. Join in the fun with Mayor Bill Finch and his family along with Santa, music performed by local choirs and performers. It’s Free. Family-Oriented, and Fun!
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