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Entries Tagged as 'Doing It Local'

These Guys Know All About Wild Nights–Bad Slugs Rock

February 4th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

This sure beats political karaoke. Mike DeSalvo, lead guitar; Ken Dixon, electric mandolin, guitar, vocals; Ralph Hohman, vocals, guitar; Pat Quinn, drums; John Alcott, bass; Mike Daly, keyboards. Who are these ancient minstrels rocking to Wild Nights at The Windmill in Stratford? They’re scribes, editors, wordsmiths at the Connecticut Post. They’re The Bad Slugs. What […]

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Ganim Gears Up For Governor, Formal Announcement Next Week

December 27th, 2017 · 73 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: video from Doing It Local. He ran on a second-chance message that resurrected him as chief executive of Connecticut’s largest city in 2015 and now Mayor Joe Ganim is gearing up for a 2018 statewide run in which he’ll tout a new Connecticut economy with cities as the economic drivers. Ganim is expected to […]

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The Challenge Of Police Relations

December 18th, 2017 · 83 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

As state law enforcement officials are poised to issue a decision soon regarding the police-involved May shooting death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron, Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday assembled a collection of clergy and community leaders with the “goal to come together to find what we can do as a community, as a city, to reduce violence […]

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Watch: North End Public Safety Meeting

October 20th, 2017 · 36 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

North End City Council members from the 134th District Michelle Lyons and AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia organized a public safety forum Thursday night at Blackham School. OIB friend Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local provides video coverage that opens with Police Chief AJ Perez addressing neighborhood residents.

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‘It’s Funded, Shovel-Ready,’ Pitching Bridgeport As An MGM Star, Waterfront Casino Proposed

September 19th, 2017 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Declaring MGM Bridgeport can be “a major economic force, a top-tier entertainment resort, and an essential contributor to this community,” MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren, a Bridgeport native, on Monday shared details of a $675 million waterfront resort for the East End creating thousands of construction and permanent jobs, a guarantee $8 […]

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Early Morning Fire Hits North End

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From Steve Krauchick, Doing It Local: Around 7am neighbors began pounding on doors at 2606 Main Street as the fire spread throughout the multi-family home where many were sound asleep. Everyone made it out safely.

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West Side Fire Displaces Eight

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

One person was hospitalized after a Monday night fire on Beechwood Avenue displaced eight people. Police link the blaze to a domestic dispute. Within fifteen minutes firefighters had the bulk of the fire out, according to a report from Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local. Video coverage above.

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Man Shot Dead In East End

August 24th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. From Cedar Attanasio, CT Post: City police said the man who was shot to death as he was working on his car on Sixth Street did not appear to be the intended target of Thursday morning’s shooting.

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