U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal emerged from his bar mitzvah conducting a news conference. And he hasn’t missed an opportunity to promote himself or something since, or so it seems. To Dick’s credit, he’s adopted a sense of humor along the way, as he noted the other day, “I will go anywhere there’s a crowd of […]
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November 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
November 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events
CT Post editorial: It’s an uneasy reality that these federal holidays are often treated as interchangeable, though they could not be more clearly labeled. The confusion has become so common that we have received news releases making the error, even from veterans’ agencies.
November 4th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
On a perfect day for voting two days after President Obama visited Central High School to urge support of Governor Dan Malloy for another four-year term, city electors cast votes for the state’s highest office as well as other state and federal legislative seats. Bridgeport has roughly 58,000 registered voters, down several thousand electors from […]
November 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Special thanks to Steve Krauchick from Doing It Local for video playlist. THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bridgeport! (Applause.) Are you fired up?
September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement
Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]
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August 14th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Congressman Jim Himes: Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn), and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined EPA Deputy Regional Administrator Deb Szaro this morning to visit the former site of the Progressive Plating Technologies facility in Bridgeport and announce two grants awarded through the EPA Brownfields Program. The City of Bridgeport was awarded […]
July 29th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch’s father William Finch Sr., a World War II veteran, passed away Tuesday morning surrounded by the mayor and family. To know the mayor’s father was to meet a prince, bright eyed, conversational, engaged on the subject of workers rights and the sacrifices of men and women in the military. The elder Finch […]