Mayoral aide Danny Pizarro who was suspended in March by Mayor Joe Ganim for owing more than $55,000 in taxes on a number of city properties has returned to his position in the city’s anti-blight department.
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July 22nd, 2016 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
July 19th, 2016 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
For Tom Gill, it’s déjà vu all over again. Needing consistency in a key revenue-generating department, Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday brought back Gill to once again lead the Office of Planning and Economic Development, a position Gill had for about six years during the tenure of Democratic Mayor John Mandanici, 1975-81. Gill returns to the role in […]
July 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks until the August 9 Democratic primaries featuring two State Senate and two State House races. Mail, door knocking and absentee ballots are now in full force.
July 12th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
It’s not every day the city scores an A+. On Fairfield Avenue, a few blocks from the Klein Memorial Auditorium, Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday was joined by city and state officials for the grand opening of security provider A+ Technology and Security Solutions‘ expansion from Long Island to its first physical presence in Connecticut in […]
July 12th, 2016 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
He had the job as a young man from 1976 into 1982 and now Tom Gill is under consideration to be Mayor Joe Ganim’s director of economic development, a department that has had two chiefs in seven months sorely in need of stability.
July 6th, 2016 · 107 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Update, includes video: More than 400 vexed taxpayers, most from the higher assessed Black Rock neighborhood, vented on Mayor Joe Ganim in a jammed City Council chambers Tuesday night about their tax bills in a revaluation year. And he let them spew in a noisy night punctuated by booing, hissing and chanting and calls for […]
July 2nd, 2016 · 190 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
UPDATE: Unable to achieve concessions from municipal unions, Mayor Joe Ganim announced a new round of layoffs on Friday impacting about two dozen city employees. The Ganim administration provided no public details about the terminations, but State Rep. Kim Rose who represents Milford in the state legislature posted on her Facebook page Well the city of Bridgeport did […]
June 29th, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council
When Mayor Joe Ganim and city bean counters crafted a budget in the spring that was eventually approved by the City Council for the spending year starting July 1 it assumed $4 million in union concessions. Mayor Joe’s an experienced negotiator, better than most sitting on the other side of the table. Okay, he told […]