With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?
Entries Tagged as 'Elaine Ficarra'
December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Tags: Adam Wood·Barbara Roessner·Betty Pfriem·Bill Finch·Bob Fredericks·Brian Lockhart·Christina Ayala·CT Post·Elaine Ficarra·Hartford Courant·Hearst Corporation·John DeAugustine·Keila Torres Ocasio·MariAn Gail Brown·Wesleyan University
December 2nd, 2012 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
The good news, Bass Pro is still in play. Brian Lockhart, CT Post reports: Keep those $100 Bass Pro Shops gift cards in a safe place for at least another year-and-a-half. The booty was distributed at July’s celebratory fish fry announcing the outdoor retailer’s move to the city’s Steel Point project in time for Christmas [...]
November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.
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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 17th, 2012 · 25 Comments · City Budget, Cops
CT Post reporter Dan Tepfer issues this report about the city’s highest wage earners in 2011. John Ramos, fired as school chief last year after throwing in the towel to support a state takeover of education, led the pack followed by a number of city police officials, traditional among the highest earners as a result [...]
October 27th, 2011 · 11 Comments · City Council, Cops, Firefighters, News and Events
City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh, who has about one month remaining on his 16-year career on the legislative body, is not going out quietly. In an email to his council peers he urges them to examine residency preference for police and fire applicants with a push toward what the city of Hartford is doing. See Walsh [...]
September 20th, 2011 · 13 Comments · City Politics
Jim Callahan is among the last of the old-time newspaper eccentrics. He struck a nerve throughout the decades of many city politicians. Some loved him (Hey, how about a Topstone?) Some couldn’t stand him. (Hey, try out this flight of stairs, tumble, tumble.) Through it all he studied city politicians and elections for the Bridgeport Post-Telegram, predecessor papers [...]