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Entries Tagged as 'Chris Caruso'
August 2nd, 2014 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
July 7th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor John Fabrizi has raised just over $10,000 in a four-week period, according to campaign finance reports of his exploratory committee run for his old job. The contributions came largely from employee peers in the Board of Education, personal friends and old political alliances.
June 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The irrepressible Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, the longest-serving mayor in Providence, Rhode Island history, is once again seeking a political comeback. Evicted from office in 1984 for putting out a lit cigarette in the eye of his wife’s lover, Cianci made a political comeback in 1991 reclaiming the mayoralty and engineering the city’s rebirth. In 2002, the […]
June 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
You’ll not meet a more vibrant 79-year-old than Lenny Paoletta who served as mayor from 1981-1985. Determined, athletic, resourceful, Paoletta is serving as the 2014 Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal. Paoletta loves a parade and it was during his years as mayor the St. Patrick’s Day Parade festivities took flight. He’s also resilient. Twenty years […]
June 3rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning
Saying he has passion for the city, John Fabrizi on Tuesday formed an exploratory committee for mayor seeking to reclaim the office he occupied for nearly five years following the resignation of Joe Ganim after Ganim’s conviction on corruption charges in 2003. Bill Finch replaced Fabrizi as mayor when he did not seek a second […]
May 27th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Bob Keeley, the longest-serving legislator in the city’s history, has been relatively quiet since his failed bid in the 2011 special election to fill the state legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso who took a job with the administration of Governor Dan Malloy. But the three-time mayoral candidate has been showing his face at political functions […]
May 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
It’s been 25 years and this video is more priceless than ever. This weekend and into next week a series of political conventions will take place to endorse candidates for an assortment of local, state and federal offices. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa’s restaurant on Madison Avenue will host candidate conventions on Monday and Wednesday […]