Former City Councilman and mayoral candidate Keith Rodgerson’s family history connects to a rarity in American politics. His grandfather William Rodgerson worked for the administration of Socialist Jasper McLevy who stood on street corners for 20 years assailing the corruption in the two major parties until the timing was right that the people would elect […]
Entries Tagged as 'Ed Lavernoich'
December 31st, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
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.
June 24th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The buzz in City Hall has Economic Development Director Donald Eversley segueing out of his role within the next few weeks as city leaders settle on a replacement. Word is Eversley will stay on for a while working on some special projects in conjunction with the business community.
June 19th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
It’s been decades in the making generating heavy doses of hope–and cynicism–to transform a beleaguered section of the East Side, but city officials say “The Steelpointe Interlocal Agreement marks another step forward in the development of the peninsula.” The agreement between the city and The Steel Point Infrastructure Improvement District that permits the district to […]
April 24th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
Oh, the smell of moolah. With a Water Pollution Control Authority agreement due to expire this summer between Bridgeport and Trumbull, city officials are contemplating charging Trumbull users individually for the first time. This has the makings of a nice neighborly sludge fight.
April 11th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Dawn Norton, interim finance director for Bridgeport, has been appointed chief financial officer for the Town of New Canaan. April 27 is scheduled to be her last day on the job in Bridgeport.
April 2nd, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Ed Lavernoich, Bridgeport’s deputy director of economic development, is leaving the city after 25 years of service to become director of development for the Town of Trumbull starting May 1. Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst made the announcement Monday afternoon.
October 3rd, 2011 · 20 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The City Council Monday night approved a new developer for the old Black Rock Bank & Trust building. Advance story from Keila Torres, CT Post: City officials are hoping the third time is the charm for efforts to bring new life to the Black Rock Bank & Trust. After two failed requests for proposals for […]