Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker is ripping mad over the tax increase on his Black Rock home. He intends to air out his lungs during the public speaking portion of the City Council meeting Tuesday night.
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July 1st, 2016 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
July 1st, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
A clearly agitated Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis placed her hand across her forehead. Later, she even ran her hands across her face in exasperation. She reminded veteran political operative Ralph Ford that he was under oath and must testify truthfully. Just a few minutes into his testimony Ford had delivered inconsistent statements about what he knew […]
June 26th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
Many skeptical union members challenging the city’s numbers don’t want to cough up more concessions to balance the city budget. Mayor Joe Ganim is threatening more layoffs soon if they don’t step up. Who’s right, who’s wrong? Maybe it’s somewhere in the middle.
June 24th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The Golden Star Cafe on Main Street that was shut down by the state for two months for serving more than 80 underage Sacred Heart University students and also had employed two off-duty city police officers in violation of department rules has been allowed to reopen under conditions set by the Department of Consumer Protection.
June 24th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Ernie Newton wants to force the city to trash its plans to run the municipal dump in-house.
June 21st, 2016 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events
A Downtown fixture since 1928, the building that houses the Connecticut Post advertising and editorial offices and prior to that predecessor papers the Post and Telegram is for sale, according to a story released by the Hearst Media Group that owns the Post and daily papers in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Danbury. The sale of […]
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June 21st, 2016 · 12 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The City Council Monday night unanimously approved a $250,000 budget transfer from the Police Department salary line, as a result of a delay in hiring new recruits, into Parks and Recreation account to establish a Summer Youth Initiative proposed by Mayor Joe Ganim. The council also approved a professional services agreement with LAZ Parking to modernize the […]
June 18th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: It was pandemonium outside the Main Street courthouse Friday morning, people beating each other with baseball bats and wrenches while others stomped on cars following a controversial slaying sentencing.