Downtown North, as it’s called, is not the most inviting gateway for visitors coming off the Route 25-8 Connector. Once beyond the Cardinal Shehan Center youth sanctuary, a series of abandoned and boarded-up buildings greet arrivals along Main Street. Redevelopment of Downtown North that started under the Finch administration will receive a boost Friday morning […]
Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'
January 27th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
January 19th, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
In politics timing is everything. Is the time right for Board of Education chairman Dennis Bradley to challenge State Senator Ed Gomes?
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dan Malloy·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
December 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
2015 May news highlights: The concept began with former State Rep. Auden Grogins, now on the state bench, and has continued with her State House replacement Steve Stafstrom. The state Department of Transportation has approved the city’s application to provide $3.8 million for a pedestrian bridge over Ash Creek linking Black Rock from Fox Street […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Andres Ayala·Anthony Bennett·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Cesar Batalla·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Meyer·CT Mirror·Dale Radcliffe·Dan Malloy·Ed Adams·Ed Gomes·Enrique Torres·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·John Fabrizi·Ken Flatto·Lenny Paoletta·Marilyn Moore·Mary-Jane Foster·Pleasure Beach·Ralph Ford·Steelpointe Harbor·Steven Stafstrom·Tom Bucci·Webster Bank Arena
April 2015 News Highlights, ‘Run Joe, Run,’ Finch Proposes No Tax Increase, Foster Hits Finch On Low Police Staffing
December 24th, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events
Who played the fool in April 2015? News highlights. Show us the money, honey. Moolah is the mother’s milk of political campaigns. Nothing like a little milk and honey, right? Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster has launched her Facebook page with an appeal to click her contribution website. Mayor Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Howard […]
Tags: Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Bill Kaempffer·Bridgeport Bluefish·Ed Gomes·Howard Gardner·Jim Callahan·Joe Ganim·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Mary-Jane Foster·Maryli Secrest·Tim Herbst·Tom McCarthy·Tom White·University of Bridgeport
December 21st, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events
– Just two years after he was serenaded for his public service following a Democratic primary loss, Ed Gomes returned to the State Senate on Friday following his mighty special election win running on the Working Families Party line to replace the man who defeated him, Andres Ayala, now the commissioner of the Department of […]
December 21st, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events
January 1, 2015 started with a political bang. Former Mayor Joe Ganim publicly apologized for the first time in an East End church that he had violated the public trust, setting in motion a historic return that gained national attention.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Enrique Torres·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Marilyn Moore·Mark Anastasi·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
December 8th, 2015 · 52 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: committee chairs. On a night Joe Ganim presided over his first City Council meeting in more than 12 years, Tom McCarthy once again was voted president of the budget and legislative body where he promptly announced committee assignments including freshman councilor from Black Rock Scott Burns and veteran Denese Taylor-Moye from the South End […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Denese Taylor-Moye·Ed Gomes·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·M. Evette Brantley·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Michelle Lyons·Tom McCarthy
December 7th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
A new mayor, new city clerk, new town clerk, new school board members, several new City Council members. The 2015 election cycle was arguably a once in a lifetime extravaganza. Not only did Joe Ganim make a historic comeback, he did so knocking off an incumbent in a primary, a first in city mayoral elections. […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Bill Finch·Bishop Frank Caggiano·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom