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Entries Tagged as 'Chuck Willinger'

Zoners Raise DeFilippo’s Spirits

August 1st, 2018 · 19 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

As CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart notes, persistence has paid off for City Councilman Michael DeFilippo’s quest for a booze zoning change. He had to win three–Democratic primaries between last September and this April before finally being elected to help represent the North End on the City Council.

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The North End’s SHU Box

May 12th, 2018 · 21 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Sacred Heart University’s impact on the city is both a blessing and a curse. A blessing for its economic benefits. A curse, however, to North End homeowners dealing with runaway collegiate parties. The burgeoning university features a split campus, a majority of it in Fairfield, but also a meaningful presence across Park Avenue into Bridgeport […]

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Spirited Hearing Over Proposed Liquor Store Expansion

September 27th, 2017 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Monday night’s zoning commission hearing turned rowdy with opponents to opening up more liquor store applications frustrated by process and a lawyer for the city promising police presence at the next meeting.

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In The Spirit Of Business Friendly, Zoners Consider Liquor Store Expansion

September 24th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The city is giving new meaning to saluting “business friendly.” The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night will take up a “Petition of Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED) – Seeking to establish a comprehensive approach to all establishments serving or selling liquor within the City limits excluding full service restaurants under Sec. 12-10 […]

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Spirited Voices Over Liquor Store Application

January 27th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night will once again consider a controversial application opposed by a coalition of city liquor store operators who fear “a liquor store on every corner.” See agenda here.

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Mercury Rises Over Suds Flap

April 21st, 2016 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: A City Council “informational session” on changing zoning rules controlling liquor sales threatened to turn into a rowdy bar brawl Wednesday night.

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Zoning War To Regulate Sale Of Spirits

March 7th, 2016 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Monday night update: At the request of attorney Chuck Willinger, the agenda item was deferred to the next meeting. Dozens of opposing package store owners were in attendance as well as several City Council members such as Eneida Martinez and Alfredo Castillo and former State Senator Ernie Newton in opposition. Original story: A 40-strong coalition […]

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Righting The Port Authority Ship

February 2nd, 2016 · 4 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning

Citizen financial scrutineer John Marshall Lee has uncovered waves of dubious decisions from the prior administration’s control of the Bridgeport Port Authority, what he describes as the warping of an institution to make it less open, accountable, transparent and honest, his acronym for OATH. In his address to the City Council Monday night, he urged […]

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