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Entries Tagged as 'Bishop Frank Caggiano'

Fire Up The Green, Orange And White (And A Little Blarney Too)

March 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the St. Patrick’s Day Committee. Parade route here. On Thursday, March 17, 2016, the Greater Bridgeport Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration Committee will be hosting its 34th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. We are honored to be led by our 2016 Grand Marshal, Alanna Kabel of Bridgeport. The marchers will travel through downtown Bridgeport, beginning at Harbor […]

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What’s Stuffed In Your Holiday Sock? More Elections!

December 7th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics

A new mayor, new city clerk, new town clerk, new school board members, several new City Council members. The 2015 election cycle was arguably a once in a lifetime extravaganza. Not only did Joe Ganim make a historic comeback, he did so knocking off an incumbent in a primary, a first in city mayoral elections. […]

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Scenes From Inauguration Night

December 2nd, 2015 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Joseph Peter Ganim has experienced enough highs and lows in life to cause whiplash. Tuesday night with 1,000 in attendance he shared the Klein Memorial Auditorium stage with other elected officials in what is his greatest political triumph, a resurrection few would have predicted. Sue Katz, the University of Bridgeport communications professor who designed the […]

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Ganim Declares New Beginning For City … ‘We Are That Voice’–Judge Rodriguez Lectures Malloy To Embrace Ganim In A Second-chance Appeal

December 2nd, 2015 · 20 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Asserting Tuesday night before roughly 1000 supporters, elected officials and family in the Klein Memorial Auditorium that he’s “learned much from my life’s many experiences … Lessons about how a person can fall–and get back up–of how one faces adversity after making mistakes,” Joe Ganim officially returned as mayor to Connecticut’s largest city that he […]

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Will City Council Genuflect To Transparent Government?

September 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics

In his first address to the City Council after he came up short as a candidate in a Democratic primary, citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee wonders if members of the budget and legislative body will take an OATH for open, accountable, transparent and honest government. From Lee:

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Fire Up The Blarney, Here Come The Parade Pols

March 17th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Did ya attend the parade? Nothing like shouting out a few wisecracks to your favorite politician followed by a rejoinder or two. Hey, the good Irish pols can spit in your eye and make you think it’s raining.

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White Christmas Benefit Concert For St. Pio Foundation

December 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events

News release from Saint Pio Foundation: The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to announce the benefit concert “White Christmas,” which will take place at the St. Augustine Cathedral (359 Washington Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604), on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 7pm. Guest of Honor for the evening will be H.E. Frank Joseph Caggiano, Bishop of […]

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Malloy To March In City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy is expected to march in Monday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade that will kick off Downtown at noon on Monday. This is your chance to needle your favorite (or not so favorite) city pol. Terry O’Connor, executive director of the Cardinal Shehan Center and McGivney Community Center is this year’s Grand Marshal of […]

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