Log in Register


 Thursday September 20, 2018

Rich Deecken for State Senate Curtis Ryan Honda Housatonic Community College Downtown Cabaret Theatre The Barnum Museum OIB the bookBridgeport Public Library

Entries Tagged as 'David Smith'

Himes-Debicella AARP Debate, Passionate Exchanges

October 13th, 2010 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

[

Tags: ····

Cracking Open The Juicy Stuff, Plus: New Dodd Q Poll

July 24th, 2009 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

We were feeling the vibe (and a little gossip too) Thursday night at the OIB party at Taco Loco. The rain didn’t keep away an eclectic group of OIB friends. Nice to see former Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez and her husband Judge Dale Radcliffe. Carmen was looking energized despite the Democratic Town Committee dissing […]

[

Tags: ·································

Major Changes At WICC, Plus: The Assessment

February 6th, 2009 · 21 Comments · Media, State Politics

5:15 p.m. UPDATE: Mega changes at radio station WICC. Legendary News Director Tim Quinn, a fixture at the station for more than 30 years, has been let go in dramatic cutbacks that also sees the layoff of OIB friends David Smith and afternoon drive host Brian Smith. Jim Buchanan, who had hosted Talk Of The […]

[

Tags: ········

Help Me Spend The Moolah

December 3rd, 2008 · 21 Comments · Development and Zoning, Media, News and Events

I’m wondering (and that usually gets me in trouble) with Barack’s talk about pumping billions into infrastructure improvements to ignite the economy what shovel-ready projects can Bridgeport start on assuming money finds its way to the Park City as early as this spring. What wish list would you start on, fix, upgrade, remodel? Congress Street […]

[

Tags: ·······················

Barack Tsunami Victimizes Shays And Russo, Plus: Recount For Contest

November 5th, 2008 · 120 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Media, National Politics, State Politics

What a night. Barack is President-elect, and his tsunami swept across Bridgeport taking its toll on 21-year Republican incumbent Christopher Shays and State Senator Rob Russo, both of Bridgeport. How often have you heard the expression, better to vote for the devil you do know than don’t? Well, not always, even if some incumbents are on the side […]

[

Tags: ··············

Shays, Himes Lace Up Gloves At Housy

October 14th, 2008 · 27 Comments · Law Enforcement, Media, State Politics

Addressing healthcare, two wars, and taxes and spending Congressman Christopher Shays and his Democratic opponent Jim Himes served up some crackling exchanges Tuesday morning in their first debate in a seven-day stretch of forums. Following opening remarks in which both candidates highlighted their background, Shays, the former Peace Corps worker and Himes, the Harvard-educated Rhodes […]

[

Tags: ··········

I Need Lots Of Reminding

August 2nd, 2008 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, Media

Memo to me: Don’t fall into Black Rock Harbor when helping Republican Town Chairman Marc Delmonico out of the water at Captain’s Cove following his cross-sound swim today. Ask State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore if she has an election operation in Bridgeport outside the one State Rep. Bob Keeley and City Councilman Bob Walsh are […]

[

Tags: ···········

Watt’s Up At WICC?

July 18th, 2008 · 82 Comments · Media

A few changes brewing at WICC. Word is Ann McManus, the general manager that took some heat in the wake of morning man John LaBarca’s firing last year, will be departing the station within days to form her own advertising agency. There’s no skinny that she’s being forced out. Generally, in the radio industry, if […]

[

Tags: ·········