It’s hard to believe nearly 25 years after Tom Bucci served his last day as mayor, a dozen friends and members from his mayoral staff gather each December between Christmas and the New Year to reminisce, needle, pontificate, argue, compare crow’s feet, laugh lines, hairlines and waistlines. This is a crew with a sense of […]
Entries Tagged as 'David Dunn'
January 2nd, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
December 26th, 2013 · 48 Comments · City Council, Firefighters, News and Events
The president of the Firebird Society of Bridgeport has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to investigate concerns about the city’s hiring and promotional practices in the Fire Department he claims have impacted black and female candidates.
October 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Civil Service, Firefighters, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Candidates will take test on Saturday, December 10 The City of Bridgeport Civil Service Commission today announced that the entry-level firefighter exam application deadline and test date have been extended.
Mayor Statement On Latest Murders, Plus: Loads Of Police Applicants, Good Stuff Downtown, And Ganim Freedom Video
July 19th, 2010 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, News and Events, State Politics
Evening Update: Statement from Mayor Finch regarding recent homicides: “I am very concerned about the recent tragic incidents in our City. I am in constant communication with Police Chief Joe Gaudett and I have directed him to utilize every asset available to confront this problem head-on. “I am proud of our police department’s swift […]
Tags: Bijou Square·Bill Finch·David Dunn·Hartford Courant·Housatonic Community College·Jim Himes·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·Phil Kuchma·Playhouse on the Green·Tom Foley·Tom McCarthy·University of Connecticut·Val Sorrentino
February 17th, 2010 · 14 Comments · City Council, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, State Politics
The City Council approved a financial termination agreement Tuesday night hammered out by city lawyers and former Mayor Tom Bucci who represented ousted Civil Service Personnel Director Ralph Jacobs. Jacobs will receive $155,000, $90k within 10 days, followed by another $65k next January. Bucci will receive $15,000 in legal fees and Jacobs gets another $8,000 […]
Malloy In Pol Pod, Says He’s Prepared To Lead, State Should Be City Partner, Plus: Jacobs Nears Settlement
January 29th, 2010 · 44 Comments · Civil Service, Development and Zoning, Interviews, News and Events, State Politics
Former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy, a leading contender for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, steps into the Pol Pod, and he’s not bashful about what he’d do as governor including weighing in on Governor Jodi Rell’s proposed juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. It doesn’t belong in Bridgeport, he says.