OIB correspondent John J. Gilmore, former political reporter for the Bridgeport Post, predecessor of the Connecticut Post, shares a story about the power and personality of Sarsfield Ford who passed away a few days ago. You couldn’t know Judge Sarsfield Ford with having a story or two tucked away in your pocket about the man. [...]
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May 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment
May 20th, 2013 · 5 Comments · News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: He was known as “The Judge,” and for nearly 30 years, G. Sarsfield Ford was the voice of justice in the Bridgeport state courts. But that voice was quelled Sunday when Ford died after a long illness. He was 79.
May 20th, 2013 · 22 Comments · Education, News and Events
Parents affiliated with the Parent Advisory Council have planned a rally today at 5:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School, 60 Stephens Road, to protest the Montessori charter school application, claiming it will drain funds from public school interests. A public hearing on the application is scheduled for 6 p.m. according to the Board of Education [...]
May 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Nothing like a few state constitutional officers to spice up the formal kickoff to the 65th Barnum Festival featuring former Democratic Town Chair John Stafstrom as the 2013 Ringmaster. This festival is certain to be memorable. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Attorney General George Jepsen were part of the power crowd that jammed the Bridgeport [...]
May 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
Jonathan Pelto, www.jonathanpelto.com continues his series of articles asserting conflicts of interest involving Board of Education President Ken Moales. From Pelto: The last agenda item at this week’s Bridgeport Board of Education meeting was entitled “School Readiness Grant Program, Priority School Districts, July 2013 – June 2014.” According to the agenda and board packet, the [...]
May 15th, 2013 · 9 Comments · News and Events
UPDATE: Passes State House. Neighborhood activists with www.onebridgeport.com who successfully lobbied for legislation last year to regulate massage parlors and adult entertainment establishments have turned their attention to pass House Bill 6683 – Nuisance Abatement that “will provide law enforcement greater strength in shutting down illegal businesses, involved in a variety of criminal activities, including but not limited [...]
May 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Lots of brain power at the University of Bridgeport that Downtown developer Phil Kuchma is integrating into renewal. From Rob Varnon, CT Post: Phil Kuchma was looking for an edge over the competition to attract young professionals to his newest apartment, so he turned to the University of Bridgeport.