From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch hosted Governor Dannel Malloy Tuesday at a community discussion about urban violence and progress the City has made to reduce crime. “Today, we have a wide range of people represented here,” said Mayor Finch. “Law enforcement. Community organizations. Community leaders. Lawmakers. That’s important because police alone […]
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November 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
November 26th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Update: Chief Gaudett statement Governor Dan Malloy is scheduled to be in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon (today) to join Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Jim Himes for a panel discussion on violence reduction efforts in Bridgeport and statewide, according to the city’s public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer. The discussion will take place […]
November 18th, 2013 · 4 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
City budget hawks such as David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, and the dogged John Marshall Lee often address the burden of pension costs on Bridgeport and the state of Connecticut. A study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College examines proportional pension costs of cities. Bridgeport ranked number 43 among the 173 U.S. cities examined for […]
November 14th, 2013 · 13 Comments · News and Events
The U.S. Department of the Interior Indian Affairs is revisiting regulations so Native American groups must prove continued existence back to 1934, not the rigid 1790 standard federal petition supporters of the Bridgeport-originated Golden Hill Paugussett tribe claim cost federal recognition and opportunities for economic expansion including gaming enterprises that exist for Connecticut’s currently recognized two tribal […]
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October 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The president of the giant New York-based Consolidated Edison this morning declined to assume any monetary responsibility for the September 25 power failure in Mt. Vernon that shutdown the Metro-North commuter rail line.
October 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will chair a field hearing in Bridgeport on Monday to examine the causes of the recent Metro-North power outage, how to prevent such failures from reoccurring, and the economic impact of the major service disruption. The hearing will take place 10 a.m. in City Council Chambers of Bridgeport City Hall, 45 […]
August 19th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senators Dick Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor and Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas were among the public officials that attended the ribbon cutting for the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus, the city’s first high school in 50 years. The event was attended by roughly […]