In early 1992, the governor of Arkansas seeking the Democratic nomination for president over the likes of former California Governor Jerry Brown visited the Ralphola Taylor Center in the East End seeking votes for the Connecticut primary. Ernie Newton, a young city politician back in the day, recalls you could fill a phone booth with […]
Entries Tagged as 'David Daniels'
August 25th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
August 15th, 2014 · 72 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Contemplating a run for mayor, retired city police officer David Daniels will host a roundtable discussion August 23 at 11 a.m. in the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown. “It’s a roundtable discussion that I will have with the community so they can tell me what their hopes and dreams are for this city,” says Daniels, “so […]
August 2nd, 2014 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
A poll measuring the pulse of city voters on the state of the city, Mayor Bill Finch’s standing with voters and potential mayoral candidates is in the field. Have you received a call?
July 6th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops
Dozens of supporters of Police Lieutenant David Daniels on Friday night protested his recent removal as head of the Community Services Division with a rally at the Margaret Morton Government Center on Broad Street followed by a march to Police Headquarters a few blocks away.
July 2nd, 2012 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops
David Daniels, the police lieutenant in charge of the Community Services Division, has announced Police Chief Joe Gaudett has removed him from that position. OIB has received several notifications about this from folks both opposed and supporting the move. Daniels has been one of the public faces of the police department going into neighborhoods to […]
September 4th, 2010 · 25 Comments · City Politics, Cops
Hey everyone, enjoy Labor Day, the barbecue, the cocktails (not too many) and cursing your favorite punching-bag politicians. The political season heats up after Labor Day on a local and statewide level. And one pol who recently returned from an involuntary vacation is mapping his comeback. What do you think of this? Former State Senator Ernie Newton, […]
September 3rd, 2010 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Cops, Media
I’m a broken record on this, a city such as Bridgeport must promote its assets, destination points, business successes. The strategy behind rolling out a campaign must also complement the creative presented to the public. The city, in conjunction with the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, has financed a three-month marketing campaign with most of the dough dedicated […]