Board of Education member Howard Gardner writes in a commentary that appeared first in the Connecticut Post Mayor Joe Ganim must extend his second-chance message to city students. As a potential candidate in the 2015 mayoral race, I observed two amazing phenomena: how readily the minority community overlooked the egregious transgressions of a man who once […]
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April 20th, 2017 · 6 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events
April 20th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Cedar Atanasio, CT Post: A Stamford man in his 20s was shot dead across from McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport early Thursday morning.
April 17th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bridgeport resident Tom Kelly, a follower of state gaming trends for decades, has submitted written testimony to the legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee urging expansion of slot machines into the state’s existing licensed parimutuels including one in Bridgeport. He asserts doing so will not violate the state’s gaming compact with the tribal nations that is a […]
April 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Civil Service, News and Events
CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart profiles my new book Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State. OIB readers are welcome to attend my book signing May 11, 5:30-7 p.m., Barnum Museum. If you’re dying to buy it now, we won’t say no, order your book here.
April 10th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday delivered the city’s annual address to the business community highlighting projects created under his predecessor Bill Finch as well as new ones since his return to office 16 months ago. See video above.
April 6th, 2017 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
She’s an establishment fighter who does not suck up to the party fat cats, and won reelection overwhelmingly against a party insider in a Democratic primary. State Senator Marilyn Moore is fielding encouraging words to run for Bridgeport’s top municipal office in 2019, but is running for mayor worth the citywide hassle without the public […]
April 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events
Funeral services for community philanthropist Elizabeth “Betty” Pfriem, former publisher of the Bridgeport Post-Telegram newspapers, will take place Saturday, 11 a.m. in the United Congregational Church, 877 Park Avenue, Bridgeport.
April 4th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The Bridge Academy, one of the state’s first charter schools, is expected to be put on probation Wednesday when the state considers renewing its charter.