From Mayor Bill Finch: Tune in to WICC-600AM every Wednesday morning at 6:50 a.m., when City Spokeswoman Elaine Ficarra joins WICC personality Tony Reno for the “Park City Pass.” It’s your weekly guide to all the family friendly fun in the Park City. Tune in. Tell your friends–Bridgeport is where it’s at–baseball, hockey, museum, festivals, […]
Entries Tagged as 'Elaine Ficarra'
January 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events
December 19th, 2013 · 22 Comments · City Budget, City Council
While the city’s Labor Relations Department continues negotiations with municipal unions to achieve $2 million in total concessions the City Council plugged into this year’s operating budget to lessen a tax hit, 66 unaffiliated city employees including mayoral staffers have or will take 6.5 unpaid furlough days to help cut into the number. The savings […]
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May 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Update: Calling hours will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at Larson’s Funeral Home, 2496 North Avenue, Bridgeport. A service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m., in the United Congregational Church, 877 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT.
April 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
The mayor’s office announced today that the city’s Downtown Road Improvement Project continues this week with the milling of Lafayette Boulevard, John Street and North Frontage Road.
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April 17th, 2013 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Charlie Carroll, who has served the dual role of director of Public Facilities as well as director of the Parks Department, will return as the full-time director of parks, according to a statement released by Elaine Ficarra, Mayor Bill Finch’s communications director. Public Facilities is a super-agency that oversees sanitation, parks, the airport, street paving […]
April 16th, 2013 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Mike Marella made his return to the City Council Monday night replacing long-time councilman Bob Curwen who resigned from the city’s legislative body several weeks ago citing family health issues. Marella was a key figure on the council in the 1990s during the Joe Ganim mayoral years. He was a council spearhead for the establishment […]
April 15th, 2013 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch Monday night issued a statement through his Communications Director Elaine Ficarra challenging the claim by H&R Block, fanned by city Republicans at a Monday night rally, that the state’s largest city is the highest taxed city in the country. Ficarra issued a “Fact Sheet on Inaccurate Statements Used by Bridgeport Republican Party” […]