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Entries Tagged as 'Dan Malloy'

Barry Christmas! Mayor Issues Holiday Greeting Featuring Barack, Finch: Obama A Strong Friend To City

December 19th, 2014 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Finch statement. While some politicians run for the holiday hills from Barack Obama’s coal-filled stocking approval rating, Mayor Bill Finch embraces him, so much so the mayor mailed a holiday card featuring his family in a photo taken with the president during his campaign stop in Bridgeport for Governor Malloy on the eve of […]

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Malloy Likes His OJ

December 11th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy on Thursday announced the reappointment of Mark Ojakian as chief of staff and Ben Barnes as the state’s budget chief. Barnes worked in the Bridgeport school system prior to his gubernatorial appointment. From Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that his Chief of Staff Mark Ojakian will continue serving in that […]

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180 New Pre-K Seats

December 10th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, the federal government announced that Bridgeport, Conn. will be getting 180 new pre-k seats for kids, in addition to 90 renovation seats. These pre-k seats will be funded by the federal government for the next four years. It’s been awarded by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health […]

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Black Rock Pedestrian Bridge To Metro Train Station Advances

November 30th, 2014 · 18 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

State Rep. Auden Grogins’ advocacy for construction of a pedestrian bridge across Ash Creek in Black Rock to access the Fairfield Metro train station in close proximity to the neighborhood has moved a step closer. Monday night approval of a grant application to the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation Capitol Improvement Program will be […]

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Menu Item? Downtown Turkey Wilhelmina Whacked

November 24th, 2014 · 8 Comments · News and Events

Turkeys rarely die of natural causes and in this Thanksgiving week we mourn the death of the legendary Downtown gobbler. From Mike Mayko, CT Post: She often liked to wander down to McLevy Green and the City Hall annex where the mayor and city attorneys work, striding along on her skinny legs, her head bobbing, […]

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Discovery Museum, Zoo Feel Malloy Budget Cuts

November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events

To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:

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City Observes Veterans Day

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: Today, Mayor Bill Finch will join several men and women who served our nation at Veterans Day ceremonies being held in Bridgeport at Veterans Memorial Park at 9 a.m. and Col. Mucci Plaza at 11 a.m. Click here for a full schedule of today’s events: bit.ly/1ugxbzw.

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