Okay, let’s have some fun. Black Rock is apoplectic about absorbing the brunt of the revaluation blow that jacked taxes in the neighborhood to finance city services. For two hours the other night Mayor Joe Ganim listened patiently as homeowners, a majority from that cool Black Rock hamlet, justifiably vented. Most Black Rockers did not […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Hospital'
July 8th, 2016 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bridgeport Bluefish·Bridgeport Hospital·Captain's Cove Seaport·Ernie Newton·Housatonic Community College·Joe Ganim·Lee Samowitz·Maria Pereira·Mario Testa·Morgan Kaolian·Pleasure Beach·Sacred Heart University·Sal DiNardo·Seaside Park·Tim Herbst·University of Bridgeport
February 12th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
A 29-year-old man was shot to death Thursday night at Stratford Avenue and Connecticut Avenue in the East End, according to police. It was the first homicide of 2016. Officers found the victim Javoni Patton of Elizabeth Street lying in the middle of the intersection. He had been shot several times, including in the chest.
February 6th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
City news release: An 87-year-old male pedestrian, who was struck at the intersection of Prospect Street and Myrtle avenue early this morning (Saturday), has died from his injuries.
Tags: Bridgeport Hospital
August 2015 Highlights: Mayoral Primary Turns Ugly, Finch KKK Mailer Backfires, Ganim Fixes Hole In Fence, More Gun Violence
December 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The most-watched mayoral race in Connecticut heated up in August with Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign kicking out an inflammatory mailer accusing Joe Ganim of representing a white supremacist. In fact, Ganim served as a paralegal for a law firm that represented an African American acquitted in federal court of providing arms to a white supremacist. […]
Tags: Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Brian Lockhart·Bridgeport Hospital·CT Post·Denise Merrill·Doing It Local·General Electric·Harding High School·Jacqueline Kelleher·Jeff Kohut·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·Ken Dixon·Ken Flatto·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Steve Krauchick·Val Sorrentino·Webster Bank Arena
November 8th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Joe Ganim’s political resurrection has generated local, state and even national interest. Who is he? Where does he come from? What were his early years in office like? What follows is the first of two installments about young Joe Ganim, his growth as a politician and the initial years of his first mayoralty based largely […]
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August 23rd, 2015 · 7 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
The city’s East Side has experienced a series of shootings over the past few weeks including another on Sunday. Doing It Local reports witnesses say 3-4 shots were fired at the corner of Brooks and Spring Street hitting a victim in the leg who made his way up Spring Street near Kossuth Street where he […]
August 20th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local Another man was shot on the East Side tonight, this time at East Main and Arctic Street. He was shot in the leg and transported to Bridgeport Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Earlier tonight an innocent bystander was shot by two males at Shelton and Kossuth Street matching the description of […]
August 19th, 2015 · 18 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From public safety spokesman Kevin Coughlin: Bridgeport Police responded to a non-fatal shooting incident late Tuesday night in the area of Stillman Street & East Main Street.