No one can accuse former city development chief Don Eversley of backing down. Eversley, who’s taken all kinds of heat from OIB posters, defends his honor in this lengthy rejoinder to his critics, as a follow-up to his statement the other day characterizing OIB posters as “miserable, bitter old people that post online.” In fact, […]
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March 27th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
Eversley: OIB “Insanely Over-The-Top On-Line Character Assassination By Miserable, Bitter Old People”
March 25th, 2013 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Aren’t you glad you won’t have Don Eversley to kick around anymore? He’s certainly happy about it. The city’s former chief develeopment official who was shifted over to the now-mothballed Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation didn’t snooze through his comments to Brian Lockhart of the Connecticut Post about what he thinks of folks who post comments on […]
December 4th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
Don Eversley, director of the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation, shares some clarifications about the East End shipyard that was the subject of an OIB post as well as his time as chief development official in the city before moving over to BEDCO in the summer of 2012. His commentary follows: The projected future employment at […]
December 4th, 2012 · 38 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
J. Goodison Company www.jgoodison.com, a Rhode Island-based marine and industrial maintenance and repair contractor, has been selected by the Bridgeport Port Authority to breathe new life into the city’s East End shipyard. Donald Eversley, director of the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation www.bridgeportedc.org, recruited Goodison for a Bridgeport presence.
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November 24th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education
Can you believe it? Bill Finch has been mayor of the state’s most populous city for five years. He won a close Democratic primary over Chris Caruso in September 2007 then easily won the general election in November 2007. He was tested again in a primary in 2011 by University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane […]
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September 1st, 2012 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart writes about the latest meeting of the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation, the agency Bill Finch directed before he was elected mayor in 2007. One of the topics was Don Eversley’s job description as the agency’s project manager. Eversley was the city’s top development official for about four years until David […]
August 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events
Nice job by Brian Lockhart, CT Post. His story below: When Mayor Bill Finch recently announced his administration was partnering with the corporate community to revive the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. (BEDCO, which employed Finch in his pre-mayoral life) it was uncertain whether the entity should abide by state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) laws.