From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Make that a $500,000 driveway the city has built for millionaire developer Manuel “Manny” Moutinho by Sikorsky Memorial Airport. A legal settlement to end one of the more bizarre events in Bridgeport history nearly fell apart Thursday. A judge refused to sign it after learning the city will pay $30,000 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Tepfer'
April 18th, 2014 · 20 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 28th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
East End District Leader Ralph Ford has been suspended with pay from his $120,000 state position as behavioral health clinical director with the Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health, according a spokeswoman for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction services. Four other department workers were also placed on administrative leave with pay for allegations […]
March 24th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education
John Fabrizi and Bill Finch are quintessential city politicians in the right place at the right time. Fabs, the City Council president, replaced Joe Ganim as mayor when Joe resigned in April of 2003 following his conviction on federal corruption charges. Finch, the state senator, succeeded Fabs as mayor when Democratic party operatives feared Fabs […]
November 26th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Four city police detectives have been placed on desk duty while state police determine which one fatally shot a suspected gun runner Monday night during an undercover operation on the East Side.
November 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A $10 million federal lawsuit claims Bridgeport police officials closed their eyes to a rampage by three rogue officers allowing them to leave a nearly two-year trail of abuse and brutality.
October 15th, 2013 · 28 Comments · News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: The former manager of the Holiday Inn on Main Street claims he was fired for refusing to raise room rates for guests seeking shelter from the effects of Superstorm Sandy.
October 9th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe, as he often does, got right to the point on Tuesday in the ongoing saga of the $400,000 taxpayer-paid driveway for Manny Moutinho’s Stratford mansion. “Why did Mr. Anastasi make the decision to put in the driveway when the appeal was pending?” Judge Radcliffe, referring to City Attorney Mark Anastasi […]