On Monday Governor Dan Malloy announced roughly $2 million in grants in support of city development projects. News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Bridgeport has been awarded more than $2 million in grants by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith for the cleanup of brownfield sites [...]
Entries Tagged as 'David Kooris'
May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 23rd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
When Mayor Bill Finch last summer hired David Kooris to serve as the city’s chief development official he made sure Donald Eversley who had occupied that role wasn’t out in the cold. Finch, with the help of United Illuminating, funded Eversley’s $125,000 salary in efforts to revive the development authority Finch once headed himself, the [...]
December 10th, 2012 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Brian Lockhart of the CT Post features what could be the world’s largest fuel cell power plant manufactured by the Danbury-based Fuel Cell Energy. Check out company info here. Lockhart story: What is being promoted as the biggest fuel cell power plant in the world–and an international showpiece for developer Fuel Cell Inc. of Danbury–sure won’t look [...]
November 27th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night approved the application to install a mighty electronic billboard on top of the Webster Bank Arena opposed by Lamar, the national outdoor advertising company that wants the billboard limited solely to promoting arena events. Billboard supporters say the billboard serves as both a revenue generator and city image [...]
November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.
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November 24th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education
Can you believe it? Bill Finch has been mayor of the state’s most populous city for five years. He won a close Democratic primary over Chris Caruso in September 2007 then easily won the general election in November 2007. He was tested again in a primary in 2011 by University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane [...]
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October 27th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Developer Phil Kuchma has launched a new construction project a block from his successful Bijou Square development Downtown. News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Bill Finch, developer Phil Kuchma, City officials and several members of the Bridgeport business community celebrated the commencement of new construction in downtown at 1208 Broad Street on Thursday afternoon.