Nothing like a few state constitutional officers to spice up the formal kickoff to the 65th Barnum Festival featuring former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom as the 2013 Ringmaster. This festival is certain to be memorable. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen were part of the power crowd that jammed the Bridgeport [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Hospital'
May 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about [...]
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March 27th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
As Governor Dan Malloy’s budget proposal undergoes surgery by the state legislature, a group calling itself Protect My Hospital developed by the Connecticut Hospital Association has launched a campaign highlighting Malloy’s budget impact on state hospitals. The organization claims the “total two-year impact of the proposed cuts on Bridgeport Hospital is $22,485,526. For St. Vincent’s [...]
March 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Bridgeport police spokesman: A 30-year-old faces charges after he allegedly stripped naked, snatched his girlfriend’s baby and ran through traffic on Interstate 95. Santos Rodriguez, of Burr Road, was arrested. The baby didn’t suffer serious injuries.
February 18th, 2013 · 18 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Education
Monday (today) is a holiday so the next meeting of the full City Council will take place Tuesday 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace. Among items expected to be referred to the Economic and Community Development and Environment Committee is the proposed land acquisition agreement between General Electric and the city to [...]
January 15th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: The largest gun buyback program in the City’s history continued on Saturday, January 12 with 74 weapons turned in and $7,075 in cash paid out. This was the fifth session held since the program opened on December 23. So far, the public has turned in 477 weapons, including more than a [...]
January 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: The largest gun buyback program in the City’s history continued on Saturday, January 5 with 97 weapons turned in and $10,925 in cash paid out. This was the fourth session held since the program opened on December 23. The public has turned in 394 weapons, including at least a dozen assault-type [...]