July 2015 news highlights: Standing outside the main entrance to his Madison Avenue restaurant, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa reflected on his scratchy relationship with Mayor Bill Finch shortly after the mayor received the Democratic Town Committee endorsement following a promise by Testa he would break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim. Testa was […]
Entries Tagged as 'Captain’s Cove Seaport'
December 27th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
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December 17th, 2015 · 63 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Oh those dreaded election-year budgets. Asserting to the City Council Wednesday night these are “staggering numbers to walk into,” Mayor Joe Ganim and his financial team detailed findings of an inherited $20 million budget deficit halfway through the budget year that shows revenues overestimated by $5.6 million and expenditure issues of more than $14 million.
December 17th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Budget, City Council
Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee who has mined city budget books for years shares his thoughts following the Ganim administration’s disclosure of a $20 million budget gap. From Lee:
July 9th, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
In a jammed, steamy Captain’s Cove Seaport Wednesday night, Mayor Bill Finch kicked off his reelection campaign telling more than 500 supporters “I’m proud to stand here before you and say that our city is in the midst of a major comeback!”
July 8th, 2015 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
July 2nd, 2015 · 45 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
July 4th this weekend, followed by campaign fireworks next week. Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster will celebrate her campaign headquarters opening Monday 5:30 p.m. at 300 Fairfield Avenue Downtown while Mayor Bill Finch will kick off his official reelection Wednesday July 8, 5 p.m. at Captain’s Cove Seaport.
June 12th, 2015 · 27 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
From the CT Post: Bill Finch was supposed to spend Thursday night basking in the warmth of the evening sun, family, close friends and political allies at picturesque Captain’s Cove Marina in the equally charming Black Rock neighborhood.
June 11th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
In light of the Thursday shootings, Mayor Bill Finch postponed his scheduled reelection announcement at Captain’s Cove Seaport to join community leaders and local clergy at prayer rallies at the city’s two hospitals, 6 p.m. near Main Street in front of St. Vincent’s Medical Center and 7 p.m. in the courtyard of Bridgeport Hospital. Several […]