It’s not often, maybe never, the leading officers for the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance join forces to seize control of a Democratic Town Committee District, but that’s what’s rising up in the North End 135th District with Rev. Mary McBride-Lee, a City Council member and Rev. Charlie Stallworth, a member of the State House, in the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Chris Caruso'
February 12th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
December 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
We learned in June in a story published by the Connecticut Post, the city paid controversial developer Manny Moutinho $400,000 to improve his own Stratford waterfront property as part of an airport safety project. There’s still gravel to unravel in this story. Other headliners from May and June:
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November 19th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
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 […]
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 […]
Tags: Americo Santiago·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Carmen Lopez·Chris Caruso·Dan Malloy·Ernie Newton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Gomes·Mary-Jane Foster·Norm Pattis·Paul Ganim·Ralph Ford
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.