Remember that Virginia Avenue lot on the Upper East Side where former Governor Jodi Rell wanted to locate a juvenile detention center for girls four years ago? Then State Rep. Chris Caruso led the charge against it, including a candlelight vigil to derail the jail. Many other city officials followed Caruso’s lead, including Mayor Bill […]
Entries Tagged as 'Chris Caruso'
November 19th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
November 18th, 2013 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education
With nearly $120,000 in campaign cash in the bank, Mayor Bill Finch is off to a mighty fundraising start at the midpoint of his second four-year term. Raising money will not be a problem for the mayor as he prepares for reelection in 2015. The larger questions: how will the next two budget cycles play […]
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October 11th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release about Columbus parade The 105th Columbus Day Parade, one of the longest continuous parades in the state with a record number of 80 units, steps off October 13th in Bridgeport in a celebration of Italian-American culture in the Greater Bridgeport area.
Roll The Fight Tape! The Night Dems Mario Testa And Mike Rizzitelli Duked It Out At Party Convention
July 2nd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Do we have a special video for you. We’re a few weeks away from a Democratic Town Committee convention to endorse school board candidates. Channeling back 24 years, it certainly was a wild and crazy Thursday night July 27, 1989 inside the Days Hotel on Lafayette Boulevard, jammed with 500 pols, for the Democratic Town […]
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June 20th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Ran into two-time mayoral candidate Chris Caruso on Fairfield Avenue Downtown on Wednesday. A double take was required.
Paging Zombie Land–Can Mojica Drum Up The Mojo For A City Council Challenge? Election Year For The Council
April 30th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Former City Councilman Ralph Mojica has filed paperwork to try to reclaim his former seat on the city’s legislative body challenging incumbents Denese Taylor-Moye and Jack Banta in the 131st District that covers the South End, Downtown and the West End. Big Mojo served on the council for several years. He supported Chris Caruso for […]
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April 11th, 2013 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education
Where did 10 years go? The first week of April 2003, John Fabrizi started his first full week as mayor of the state’s largest city replacing Joe Ganim who had been convicted on federal corruption charges March 19, St. Joseph’s Day, and submitted his official resignation two weeks later. Fabs, the City Council president, per […]