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Entries Tagged as 'Carolyn Vermont'

Aaron Turner Pursues State Senate Seat Of Former Boss

January 31st, 2018 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Backed by incumbent Ed Gomes, Aaron Turner has filed paperwork to follow his former boss’ footsteps to represent Connecticut’s 23rd State Senate District which covers about two thirds of Bridgeport and a portion of western Stratford. Others are interested in the seat such as school board member Dennis Bradley and former local NAACP leader Carolyn […]

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Strap In For Stormy Political Season

January 15th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

2018 is shaping up as an extraordinary election cycle featuring two Bridgeport candidates for governor, Democratic Mayor Joe Ganim and Republican David Walker, the former U.S. comptroller general, in a wild field on both sides of the political spectrum. This is also a state legislative year as candidates position ahead of May endorsement sessions followed […]

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The Warrior Ed Gomes Going Out On His Own Terms

January 5th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

State Senator Ed Gomes, the plainspoken warrior of city politics who lost his seat in a 2012 primary only to return in historic fashion in a 2015 special election riding the Working Families Party banner, will not seek reelection this year. He turns 82 next month. See background here. Gomes’ 23rd Senate District covers about […]

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Documentary About Gun Violence Airs Wednesday At Bijou

October 23rd, 2016 · 9 Comments · News and Events

From CT Against Gun Violence: We invite you to the CT Against Gun Violence screening of the new documentary, 91%: A Film About Guns in America, followed by a panel discussion featuring Josh Koskoff, the attorney who represented the families of Newtown victims in the lawsuit against Remington, the maker of the AR-15 assault rifle […]

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‘Ghetto Party’ At Fairfield University Stirs Emotions

February 23rd, 2016 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events

Several Bridgeport residents, including students, have weighed  in on the so-called “Ghetto Party” organized by Fairfield University students on Saturday.

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Finch Announces Interviews For Police Recruits

June 16th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Hundreds of police candidates will complete oral interviews this week as the city moves toward hiring a new police academy class.

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Will New State Rep. Rosario Enter Special Election For State Senate?

January 9th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

As potential candidates await the scheduling of a special election to fill the State Senate seat of Andres Ayala, the new Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner, newly sworn in State Rep. Chris Rosario is pondering a run for the seat. Rosario says “I am weighing my options. It is an honor to be mentioned as […]

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Special Election Fever In Winter, Line Of Potential State Senate Candidates Growing

December 31st, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

East Side City Councilman Richard DeJesus, former leader of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP Carolyn Vermont, outgoing State Rep. Don Clemons and former mayoral candidate Carl Horton are among the candidates considering a run for the expected special election in Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District when incumbent Andres Ayala becomes commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles. […]

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