Bridgeport Police Officer Juan Santiago early Tuesday morning suffered a gunshot wound to his leg from an accidental discharge inside the Bagel King on Main Street, according to Chief Joe Gaudett.
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Police Officer Suffers Accidental Bullet Wound, Finch Calls It ‘Serious Incident,’ Orders Investigation
December 17th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Some Leaders Not Hot For Pot Dispensary Location–Where To Place Clinic For Chronically Ill Patients? Proponent Calls It ‘Miracle Marijuana’
December 16th, 2013 · 70 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
A proposed medical marijuana dispensary is not receiving the welcome mat from several community leaders including City Councilwoman Michelle Lyons who opposes application for a clinic serving the chronically sick at the Merritt Medical Center, 3715 Main Street, in the heart of the North End business district. Lyons says she’s not opposed to marijuana for […]
December 10th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Seniors love to vote. In this day and age relative to schmoozing voters with birthday wishes that would be 60 and up. Hey, Mayor Bill Finch is just a few years from turning 60 years young. Maybe he’ll send himself a card. CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart has more.
December 10th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Education, News and Events
The new Board of Education Monday night conducted its organizational meeting naming Working Families Party member Sauda Baraka chairwoman. The board also accepted Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas’ resignation with 60 days notice. Vallas is leaving the district, after two years, to be a candidate for lieutenant governor in the state of Illinois.
December 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Does the Rev. Ken Moales need a pulpit or a pacifier? The outgoing president of the school board’s latest harangue against the Connecticut Post centers on Post reporters doing their job involving an outstanding warrant for him. Moales’ history of name-calling continues. “I AM STILL WAITING FOR AN APOLOGY TO MY WIFE FROM THE IDIOT THAT RAIDED MY HOUSE […]
December 6th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city’s booming industrial past.
December 2nd, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, urged the City Council Monday night to avoid conflicts that “have caused the city and its residents significant embarrassment. These conflicts have also served to reduce the willingness and ability of the City Council to effectively and credibly address the financial and economic development challenges facing the city.” Walker’s […]