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.
Entries Tagged as 'Elaine Ficarra'
April 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
Tags: Elaine Ficarra
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” [...]
March 27th, 2013 · 15 Comments · News and Events
Anyone attending Mayor Bill Finch’s neighborhood “community cabinet” meeting at Black Rock School tonight at 6? Any crashers? The mayor’s office issued invites to a select group of residents to check the pulse of the neighborhood as the mayor and city bean counters put the final touches on his proposed budget he’ll submit to the [...]
January 21st, 2013 · 10 Comments · News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: The daughter of an influential city Democrat is on paid leave after officials learned she pretended to shoot people with a toy gun while on duty as a security guard at the city’s Health Department. April Robles, daughter of South End District Leader Mitchell Robles, was placed on administrative [...]
December 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, News and Events
CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart chronicles the police overtime bonanza from Gathering of the Vibes, the annual hippie-fest salute to the Grateful Dead staged at Seaside Park. Despite claims from the mayor’s office, the annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival has been an overtime payday for the city police at taxpayers’ expense.