The thing about residents in P.T. Barnum Apartments, they have a short commute to vote–right in their back yard–in recent history Longfellow School (undergoing new construction) replaced by the Aquaculture School as a precinct, adjacent to the apartments, on the grounds of Captain’s Cove Seaport. If you can get folks to vote, that is. Either […]
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June 9th, 2015 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
June 8th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch will launch his reelection announcement Thursday at Captain’s Cove Seaport in a shout-out to the Black Rock neighborhood, by percentage the highest turnout area of the city that figures to be a major battleground with chief opponents Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster.
May 28th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Former Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday celebrated the opening of his campaign headquarters in the North End announcing his campaign has raised more than $100,000 in his effort to unseat Democratic incumbent Bill Finch who has raised more than $400,000.
January 15th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Former City Councilman Steve Stafstrom Thursday night at Testo’s Restaurant received the endorsement for the February 24 special election to fill the State House seat vacated by Auden Grogins who’s been nominated to the state bench.
October 1st, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez will appear on the November ballot as a petitioning candidate for Connecticut’s 130th State House seat occupied by Democrat Ezequiel Santiago. Winning the long-shot seat is not his ultimate goal. He’s looking to create an insurgent political party presence on the Peace and Progress line, as he shares in […]
May 14th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Convention fever’s in full mode this week and next with Democratic Congressman Jim Himes’ endorsement for a fourth two-year term on tap in Bridgeport Wednesday (tonight) followed by this weekend’s endorsement for all state constitutional offices; Democrats at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford and Republicans at Mohegan Sun. Democratic Governor Dan Malloy will be […]
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March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Includes town committee list. Monday’s recount in two districts did not change the results from last Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee primaries, according to elections officials. Candidates who placed among the top nine were elected to the 90-member committee. See results from last week here.
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March 10th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The battle of the barkeepers will not happen. Black Rock District Leader Danny Roach says he will not challenge Mario Testa for party leadership, setting up two more years for the North End restaurant owner when the 90-member Democratic Town Committee meets to pick a leader Thursday 5:30 p.m. at Testo’s Restaurant.