Carmen “Mimi” Dragone who recently told the Connecticut Post the closure of a family-run used car business on Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock was due to an employee embezzlement about a year ago was arrested Wednesday afternoon by members of the city’s Financial Crimes Unit for allegedly issuing two bad checks.
Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'
December 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
December 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Frank Juliano, CT Post: Michael Agyei, 11, knows what he’d like for Christmas–the same thing his dad and his older brother and sister want–information to police trying to solve his mother’s hit-and-run death.
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Crane Sighting, Steelpointe Harbor Goes Vertical On East Side. Does Bass Pro Oversell Economic Impact?
December 14th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: Includes link to Hugh Bailey article. Redevelopment of a troubled area of the East Side has been more than 30 years in the making and the project still has its share of cynics, but something happened on Thursday that never occurred before: vertical construction.
December 14th, 2014 · 20 Comments · News and Events
In a story by CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart, State Senator-elect Marilyn Moore says “If there were an NAACP in place, there would be a point place for people to go and organize and have direction. People want to do more than just march. They want to put together some plan and solution. … If […]
December 12th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Attended by neighborhood residents, educators and trade workers, a crowd Thursday night packed the Harding cafeteria during a public hearing on the proposed location of a new school on contaminated property owned by General Electric. More from Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Willie Vegas attended Harding High School. He has four grandkids who potentially will […]
December 11th, 2014 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Courage and control illustrate exceptional police work. In Bridgeport, we’ve seen examples of solid police work. We’ve also seen through video how three cops got it wrong such as stomping a tasered man in Beardsley Park that led to federal civil rights violations and cost city taxpayers $200,000. The Connecticut Post featured this editorial about […]
December 5th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck: CT Post: Seated in the cafeteria of the 89-year-old Harding High School, a team of state, city and GE officials held an information session on Thursday trying to convince about 100 members of the public that building a new Harding High School on a toxin-filled former industrial parcel is safe.