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Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'

State Legislature Approves Budget

October 26th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bang a drum, toot a horn, sound a siren–the state legislature passed a budget. Details from the CT Mirror here. More details from CT Post here.

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MGM Pitches East End For Casino Support

October 21st, 2017 · 88 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Sharp dressed, smooth talking Uri Clinton of Las Vegas was there to spread the gospel of his employer, MGM Resorts International, and convert skeptics of its development plans for where this lower-income, minority neighborhood meets the harbor.

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Amphitheater Vote Delayed

October 19th, 2017 · 62 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It looks like a City Council committee vote on the amphitheater project proposed by concert promoter Live Nation and sports entertainment entrepreneur Howard Saffan will be delayed at least a week. If the development agreement is not approved by the full council in November it will referred to the new council that will be seated […]

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Judge Orders New Vote For City Council District–Absentee Ballot Mystery Raises Question

October 17th, 2017 · 85 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Noon update: Parties by agreement propose a special Democratic primary for 133rd District on Nov. 14, with district general election Dec. 5. New primary would include all four Dem candidates. Awaiting judge’s ruling. Oh, those absentee ballots. Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis has ordered another vote for City Council in the North End 133rd District […]

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Barber Dies Protecting Customers

October 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Deon Rodney died a hero.

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Less Tax Breaks Equals Less Power For City Council

October 15th, 2017 · 26 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: City Council members are finally getting something they have long sought: Tougher guidelines for the length of tax breaks offered developers.

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John Mayer Embraces Gravity Of Father’s Bridgeport Legacy

October 14th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Long before Bridgeport-born guitar wizard John Mayer’s bluesy strings and voice built an international following, his dad was an educator in the city school system. Hard to believe that Mayer turns 40 on Monday. In celebration of his father Richard’s 90th birthday John established a college scholarship to benefit city students.

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Judge Tosses Martinez Complaint In Personal Battle With Pereira

October 12th, 2017 · 172 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

When it comes to issues, Board of Education member Maria Pereira and school board candidate Jessica Martinez are pure passion. They’ve occasionally dueled in the comments section of OIB. It can be personal and even litigious.

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