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Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'

State Official: New Harding Site Safe And Clean

September 7th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The lead, arsenic and petroleum-based chemicals have been removed or buried.

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Roach Reappointed To Cop Board

September 5th, 2018 · 92 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

By a 12-7 vote of the City Council Tuesday night mayoral appointee Danny Roach, Democratic district leader in Black Rock, will serve another term on the Police Commission. Kyle Langan, Ernie Newton, Karen Jackson, Christina Smith, Pete Spain, Maria Valle and Maria Viggiano cast no votes. Mary McBride Lee was absent.

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‘Last Chance’ For Sexting Cop

August 30th, 2018 · 26 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A veteran city police detective, placed on administrative leave last year following complaints he had sent unwanted sexually explicit texts to a crime victim, has been reinstated.

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Ethan: Don’t Judge Book By Its Cover

August 28th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The numbers are staggering. Democrats in Bridgeport outnumber Republicans by about 11 to 1. Still, this didn’t deter Republican Ethan Book from taking on his own party’s establishment defeating the endorsed GOP candidate in an August primary to pursue the super long shot odds of defeating Democratic incumbent Chris Rosario in the 128th State House seat […]

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When Pollution Crosses Borders

August 25th, 2018 · 14 Comments · News and Events

Bridgeport’s Harbor Station in the South End, the last coal-burning plant in Connecticut, is undergoing a $550 million gas-fired conversion expected to power energy to the region in the summer of 2019. Health concerns, however, stretch far beyond the state’s borders that environmental activists assert impact local residents, as noted in this story by CT Post […]

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SHU/Hearst Poll: Close Race For Governor

August 23rd, 2018 · 12 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Ken Dixon, CT Post:  In the race for governor, Democrat Ned Lamont is ahead of Republican Bob Stefanowski by nearly four points in the new Sacred Heart University/Hearst Connecticut Media Poll.

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Overall, Strong Grades For School Super Johnson

August 23rd, 2018 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

Most school board members graded her high while a few presented some critical evaluations of Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson who received her first review since starting the job nearly 18 months ago.

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Mount Trashmore, Ganim’s Déjà Vu Moment In East End

August 22nd, 2018 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

In the week since his resounding primary defeat for governor, Mayor Joe Ganim hasn’t gone to political sleep, or travel to parts unknown, perhaps a nod to those urging him to pay attention to home cooking with his reelection poised in 2019. In recent days he’s appeared for back-to-school events, economic development announcements as well […]

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