Former Congressman Christopher Shays, in an interview with OIB, confirmed he has placed a binder deposit on a condominium in Black Rock as he weighs his decision to seek the Republican nomination for governor.
Entries Tagged as 'Eddie Perez'
February 11th, 2010 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Tags: Andre Baker·Anthony Bennett·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Chris Shays·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Ed Gomes·Eddie Perez·Jim Himes·Jodi Rell·Joe Lieberman·John DeStefano·John Gomes·Marian Evans·Michael Fedele·Ned Lamont·Rob Russo·Tom Foley
July 17th, 2009 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
I hadn’t chatted with Carmen Lopez in a long time, but we had a chance to catch up on Thursday about this and that. The retired Superior Court Judge who lives in Black Rock is making a play for one of the available Board of Education slots. Working with the BOE is hardly foreign to her. She’s [...]
March 31st, 2009 · 20 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, State Politics
Okay, I’m counting on my OIB field reporters for help on this. A few days ago, driving by Winthrop School in the North End, I came upon this condo/apartment-type complex going up right next to the school. The appearance of the structure is reminiscent of the days in the mid 1980s when condo complexes were [...]
January 27th, 2009 · 22 Comments · City Budget, Media
You think the government of Iceland is melting? Yikes, check out the impact that layoffs have had in the office of City Clerk Fleeta Hudson who penned this letter recently to Mayor Bill Finch: I would be remiss in my duties as City Clerk if I did not make you aware that the most recent round [...]
June 21st, 2008 · 33 Comments · Media
Have you been following the protests of Fast Eddie Perez against The Hartford Courant as a result of uncivil comments posted on the website of America’s oldest newspaper? Muggings, beatings, hit and runs in Hartford have spawned an avalanche of searing, over-the-top comments by web posters. Mayor Ed scores points for taking on The Courant. [...]