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DEEP Questions About GE Site For Harding High Replacement

July 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Anyone hoping for a quick decision on GE’s inches-thick plan to cleanse its former Boston Avenue plant site of enough toxins that it can house a new city high school is going to be disappointed.

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What? The City Council Avoids Conflict Of Interest? Hennessy: Council Members Ignore Conflicts On Local Level

July 21st, 2014 · 20 Comments · City Council, News and Events

Sound the trumpets. Bang the drums. Toot the horns. The Bridgeport City Council that has been mired in conflicts of interest for years with city employee councilors approving their own wages and benefits actually tried following federal guidelines so needy organizations wouldn’t lose out on millions of dollars through the Community Development Block Grant Program. […]

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Fardy: Bridgeport And Detroit Sister Cities

July 14th, 2014 · 137 Comments · News and Events

A claim Bridgeport has a lot in common with troubled Detroit has city officials firing back. OIB commentator Andy Fardy, a retired city firefighter, declares Bridgeport is flaming out just like Detroit. Is the comparison fair? What say you? Fardy’s commentary follows: Bridgeport and Detroit, what do they have in common? Well let’s see:

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School Board Expels Charter Group FUSE, Moales Blows Fuse

July 12th, 2014 · 88 Comments · Education, News and Events

On a night the Board of Education terminated the school system’s relationship with a controversial charter group managing the troubled Dunbar School, school board member Ken Moales proclaimed Mack Henry Allen who was employed by the organization was the victim of a “high-tech … lynching” and portrayed as a “black rapist.” Moales did not stay for […]

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Defendant In Justin Thompson Slaying Found Not Guilty

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Cops, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Local and state police rushed to the Main Street courthouse Friday afternoon as Laheem “Heeme” Jones, was found not guilty of fatally shooting 14-year-old Justin Thompson two years ago.

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Development Director Makes Case For City Progress

July 10th, 2014 · 82 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education

In a commentary first published in the Connecticut Post, city development director David Kooris highlights progress in Bridgeport. His commentary follows:

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School Leaders Want To End Relationship With Charter Group

July 9th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events

Following a series of revelations, interim school chief Fran Rabinowitz says she intends to terminate the district’s partnership with a charter school group running Dunbar School. Her decision will be presented to the Board of Education on Thursday. More from CT Post here.

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