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Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'

For The Love Of Money, Taxpayer Money

June 19th, 2018 · 6 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

In what was Tom McCarthy’s likely final City Council meeting, a constant presence for many of those years, fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee, barked out a series of questions to members of the legislative body during the public speaking portion of the evening, wondering if proper attention is spent on the expenditure of taxpayer dough.

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New Downtown Parking Meters, With Rebrand, Coming Soon

June 18th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The rollout of high-tech parking meters tested the patience of Downtown visitors and merchants led by retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez who challenged the aggressive logistics, fines and intrusive cameras, as well as business leader Kelvin Ayala who pushed City Hall for user-friendly reforms. The city is expected to begin the process of installing […]

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Lamont: Tolls For Trucks

June 16th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

 From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Ned Lamont, the Democrats’ endorsed candidate for governor, has been pitching the idea of highway tolls–but only for trucks–as a way to raise the kind of revenue that could help pull Connecticut out of its budgetary death spiral.

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Lacking Political Beacon, Walker House Up For Sale Again

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Four years ago after losing a Republican primary for lieutenant governor, David Walker placed his waterfront Black Rock home for sale for $1,675,000. If an offer came it was not good enough for him to accept it. The Beacon Street house is now up for sale again, this time after Walker fell short of the […]

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Former CT Post Building Sells For More Than $1 Million

June 13th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, Media, News and Events

The former Connecticut Post building at 410 State Street Downtown has been sold to a New York City investor. The building had been owned by Hearst Connecticut Media which has the largest digital footprint in Connecticut owning daily newspapers from New Haven to Greenwich including many weekly publications. Much of the Post operation has been […]

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Surveillance System Features More Than 1,000 Cameras In City

June 11th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

A law enforcement tool includes more than 1,000 cameras in city neighborhoods to catch bad guys, but could the good intent become intrusive? We lose some liberties in the cause of public safety. The Police Department has expanded the Fusion Center operated out of the Margaret Morton Government Center at 999 Broad Street, an advancement […]

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Demolition Begins On Dilapidated Boys & Girls Club To Make Way For New

June 7th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

With an assist from a Cherry Hill Construction worker, Mayor Joe Ganim powered the controls to start demolition of the nearly 60-year-old vacant Boys & Girls Club in the North End to be rebuilt under Wakeman that operates a facility in Black Rock serving thousands of kids. Check out the video to see observers scatter.

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With Moore At His Side, Lamont Campaigns In Bridgeport

June 6th, 2018 · 34 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Backed by State Senator Marilyn Moore, Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont on Tuesday campaigned for governor in Bridgeport in the African American-rich Trumbull Gardens area that went big for Joe Ganim in his 2015 comeback for mayor. Ganim’s trying to qualify for an August primary against Lamont.

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