From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, and city officials are calling on federal, state, and local officials across Conn. to help increase fuel cell development across the state. The announcement was made at the site of Bridgeport’s Dominion Fuel Cell, which is the largest fuel cell in […]
Entries Tagged as 'Dick Blumenthal'
February 23rd, 2015 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
February 2nd, 2015 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
We generally pay tribute to people when they die. How about doing it while they are still among the living? If Bridgeport had a Monument Park for politicians, former Governor Lowell Weicker, now 83 years old, deserves one measuring his full 6’6″ stature. He was the closest thing the city’s ever experienced to a benevolent […]
January 22nd, 2015 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Lobster and Shellfish is back, serving lobster rolls, fish tacos and the freshest seafood around. It’s also creating jobs in a neighborhood being revitalized by the creation of a new park with waterfront access.
November 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
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 […]
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?