Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Bluefish'
September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Cops
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob Keeley·Bridgeport Bluefish·Chris Caruso·Chris Murphy·Dan Malloy·David Daniels·Dick Blumenthal·Enrique Torres·Harding High School·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Linda McMahon·Mary-Jane Foster·Pleasure Beach·Steelpointe Harbor·University of Bridgeport
September 5th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
I did not know Ken Shepard well, but we met and talked several times about his goals as general manager of the Bluefish. Over the course of the past few months I had email exchanges with him about the ballclub. I did not know he was ill and he never wrote a word about it […]
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August 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events
News release from the Bridgeport Bluefish: Pete Rose will return as manager of the Bluefish for “Ken Shepard Day” on Sunday, September 14th. Rose previously managed Bridgeport this season for one game on Monday, June 16th, leading the ‘Fish to a 2-0 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers.
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June 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: The Barnum Festival began with a blast of fireworks Friday night and ended Sunday afternoon with a boom–actually hundreds of booms, coming from all kinds of drums as the Great Street Parade marched along Park Avenue.
June 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Check out Barnum Festival events: Friday, Skyblast Fireworks/Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops Concert at Seaside Park. At 6 p.m., pre-concert entertainment by the Fairfield Counts Jazz Orchestra. GBS concert begins 7:30 p.m. Fireworks to follow. All free.
June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Patrons jammed a variety of restaurants and pubs Friday night at the Barnum Pub Fest. Check out the events for Barnum Festival this week. Additional info here.
June 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments · City Council, News and Events
Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee addressed the City Council Monday night, illustrating sports as a metaphor for the legislative body’s role with the executive branch. Sport is important to Bridgeporters as participants, as viewers, as business, and as a source of positive inspiration. Sport can provide many lessons, or ‘take-aways,’ for those who pay […]