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Entries Tagged as 'Charlie Carroll'

Fingers Crossed, City Officials Prepare For Pleasure Beach Access

June 21st, 2014 · 10 Comments · News and Events

Reopening access to Pleasure Beach, a peninsula in the city’s East End shut off to the public for about 20 years, comes with a long checklist of what ifs, including safety and security. And then there’s the price tag as well. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: It’s been nearly 20 years since Pleasure Beach was […]

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School Board Controversy Among Top Stories In March And April 2013

December 28th, 2013 · No Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas receives three-year contract, retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez tries to block it in court. These were among the top stories from March and April in 2013. Additional headlines follow:

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Work Continues On New Downtown Senior Center

June 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: City senior citizens who utilize the Eisenhower Center will be moving soon to a brand new facility on Golden Hill Street, as part of a unique partnership with city developer Phil Kuchma. Kuchma is renovating the building at 307 Golden Hill Street, and in return he is taking over the Eisenhower […]

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Wood Praises Charlie Carroll As One Of City’s Best

April 25th, 2013 · 40 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Finch’s Chief of Staff Adam Wood salutes the work of Charlie Carroll who will resume the duties of the full-time director of Parks after performing both roles of parks and Public Facilities chief for five years. Letter to editor from Wood. I am writing today to make the record clear: Charles Carroll is one […]

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Fabs: Carroll Scapegoat For City’s Response To Historic Blizzard

April 19th, 2013 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Former Mayor John Fabrizi told CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart that Charlie Carroll, who served as Fabs’ chief of staff, is the fall guy for the city’s response to the historic February blizzard that trapped citizens in their homes for days. Fabs is quoted: “Charlie has demonstrated over his many years with the city he […]

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Charlie Carroll To Return Full Time To Parks Department, Likely At Start Of New Budget Year

April 17th, 2013 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Charlie Carroll, who has served the dual role of director of Public Facilities as well as director of the Parks Department, will return as the full-time director of parks, according to a statement released by Elaine Ficarra, Mayor Bill Finch’s communications director. Public Facilities is a super-agency that oversees sanitation, parks, the airport, street paving […]

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Did You Make The List Of Top 100 City Employee Wage Earners? Cops Tops On List, Mayor Trails Far Behind

March 22nd, 2013 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Hey, there’s more than one reason to make friends with a cop. OIB has received a list of the top city employee wage earners for 2012 and as usual it’s dominated by police officers, particularly the top 50, who in many cases received double their base pay from overtime. The list OIB reviewed does not […]

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Why Public Works Directors Matter

February 21st, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

During Tuesday night’s vent session in City Council Chambers a woman from the North End addressed Mayor Bill Finch and his leadership team in charge of the response to the historic blizzard that paralyzed the city, trapped folks in their homes for days, forced others to miss work with no pay and still others overwhelmed […]

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