The administration of former Mayor Bill Finch urged O&G to move its Seaview Avenue operation to the West End. Following pushback from neighborhood residents, Mayor Joe Ganim’s not supporting the move by his predecessor. Not yet, anyway. How will it shake out?
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August 21st, 2016 · 40 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
August 18th, 2016 · 33 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
The Gathering of the Vibes festival at Seaside Park saluting the music of the Grateful Dead originated under Joe Ganim’s first mayoralty and may very well end up, well, Truckin’. Hey, everyone must experience a Touch Of Gray, right? The city is suing organizers for truckin’ from Bridgeport owing serious Sugar Magnolia in police security […]
August 7th, 2016 · 43 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Bridgeport’s four deputy police chiefs earn, in total, more than $715,000–money some City Council members and at least one key mayoral adviser argue would be better spent hiring more beat cops.
July 17th, 2016 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The Bridgeport Housing Authority will have four executive directors in about four years with the announced departure of George Byers following a dispute with Mayor Joe Ganim who appoints the commissioners. The authority that recast itself Park City Communities has a $51 million budget serving the housing needs of 12,000 residents.
July 16th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Council, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: (Jose) Casco is under pressure to resign his seat on that 20-person legislative body following his arrest Sunday night over an argument with his estranged wife.
July 11th, 2016 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
First, Mayor Joe Ganim’s so-called office of public integrity is put on hold and now funding for his second-chance initiative receives push-back from a City Council committee. Who’s doing the administration’s advance work with the City Council?
July 7th, 2016 · 4 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Two city unions–the 700-member National Association of Government Employees and the 130-person supervisors–have given Mayor Joe Ganim some of the concessions his budget needs.
July 2nd, 2016 · 128 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker is ripping mad over the tax increase on his Black Rock home. He intends to air out his lungs during the public speaking portion of the City Council meeting Tuesday night.