Sometimes little things mean a lot, like turning on the escalators in the Margaret Morton Government Center that houses the mayor’s office Joe Ganim returned to Tuesday morning.
Entries Tagged as 'Brian Lockhart'
December 1st, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics
Finch Flips Ganim The Bird, Reappoints Chief Gaudett–Ganim Legal Adviser: Decision Petty And Vindictive
November 27th, 2015 · 93 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Outgoing Mayor Bill Finch, whose persistent exaggeration of low crime stats following spikes in violent crime alienated some voters, has decided to handcuff incoming Mayor Joe Ganim with a police chief he does not want. As a parting middle finger to Ganim, the departing mayor has reappointed Chief Joe Gaudett to another five-year contract based on […]
November 27th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Joe Ganim is finalizing an inner circle of appointments that will walk into City Hall with him on Tuesday morning. Others will be appointed over the course of the next several weeks after he gets his arms around status of the city budget he’s inheriting from outgoing Mayor Bill Finch and other issues. Meanwhile, the […]
November 6th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Ganim held his first substantive post-win news conference late Friday morning at his campaign headquarters on Hudson St.
November 2nd, 2015 · 40 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Following a call last week by Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign for Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to monitor the mayoral election, others are also weighing in. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post.
October 31st, 2015 · 33 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The Secretary of the State’s Office has turned down a request from Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign to proactively send observers to the polls for Tuesday’s heated mayoral showdown with Joseph Ganim.
October 29th, 2015 · 19 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Days from Tuesday’s general election to choose a new mayor, the campaign camps are stirring up the final drinks. From CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart: A few decades ago Alveta Taylor’s mother bought a home on the lower East Side in anticipation of the redevelopment of 50 acres of waterfront property across Interstate 95.
October 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Two weeks left to the general election for mayor and the refrain is consistent from every campaign camp: “I can’t wait until it’s over!” (Some of us don’t want this surreal campaign cycle to end!) Supporters of Mayor Bill Finch were saying the same thing before the September Democratic primary, just let it be over, […]