Monday night Gabrielle Parisi, an organizer for the community action group Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport that hosted a candidates forum at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, observed all the school board candidates addressing the public featured solid credentials. She’s right. The six Democrats running in a September 10 primary for Board of Education […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bob Keeley'
August 21st, 2013 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Auden Grogins·Bob Keeley·Bobby Simmons·Brandon Clark·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·David Hennessey·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Gabrielle Parisi·Howard Gardner·Jack Hennessy·Jacqueline Kelleher·Katie Bukovsky·Max Medina·Paul Ganim·Sacred Heart University·Simon Castillo·Tom McCarthy
Roll The Fight Tape! The Night Dems Mario Testa And Mike Rizzitelli Duked It Out At Party Convention
July 2nd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Do we have a special video for you. We’re a few weeks away from a Democratic Town Committee convention to endorse school board candidates. Channeling back 24 years, it certainly was a wild and crazy Thursday night July 27, 1989 inside the Days Hotel on Lafayette Boulevard, jammed with 500 pols, for the Democratic Town […]
Tags: Barbara Bellis·Bob Keeley·Carmen Lopez·Cecil Young·Charlie Tisdale·Chris Caruso·CT Post·Ed Caldwell·Jim Callahan·Joe Ganim·John Gilmore·John Guman·Mario Testa·Mary Moran·Mike Rizzitelli·Paul Vallas·Tom Bucci
June 3rd, 2013 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics
State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t exactly endeared himself lately with a number of constituents nor his district peers in the state legislature. His opposition to a government reform bill prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council, support for watering down campaign finance reform and a general disconnect with his constituents has a number […]
March 9th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Bridgeport Banner Editor Rob Sullivan has submitted paperwork with the state forming a candidate committee to challenge State Rep. Auden Grogins, the blonde banshee from Black Rock, in a Democratic primary.
February 10th, 2012 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
If nothing else, this will be fun to watch. Rob Sullivan, editor of the Bridgeport Banner, says he will challenge State Rep. Auden Grogins, “The Blonde Banshee” from Black Rock in a Democratic primary.
January 17th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment
In the hardcopy edition of Sunday’s Connecticut Post two stories above the fold featuring the state’s largest city screamed nearly the entire front page: “Bridgeport in shock,” a story about residents mourning the shooting death of 14-year-old Justin Thompson and “Can city workers win city contracts?” referencing the investigation of the city’s construction management and Minority Business Enterprise programs that […]
January 7th, 2012 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
UPDATE, Hennessy’s Barnes Burner: It will be a mighty good fight if City Councilwoman Michelle Lyons gets in the race to unseat State Rep. Jack Hennessy who represents the city’s North End. A Democratic primary would take place in August.