It’s a leap year, right? On Monday, the tacked-on last day in February, the City Council’s Contracts Committee followed by the full legislative body will take up the “Proposed Contract for Professional Services” with Joe Gaudett who is planning to resign as chief to accept another position within the police department allowing Mayor Joe Ganim to […]
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February 24th, 2016 · 25 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events
February 22nd, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The City Council’s Contracts Committee is scheduled to meet February 29, 5:30 p.m. in the Wheeler Room of City Hall to examine a pact with Joe Gaudett segueing from police chief to supervising a department as a contract worker. The three-year package is worth roughly $125,000 per year that also allows Gaudett to continue collecting […]
February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Joint news release: A first of its kind partnership in Connecticut was announced today with the goal of helping low-income families enjoy the benefits of clean energy. FREEDOM (Faith Restoration Empowerment Economic Development Outreach Ministries, Inc) kicked off a partnership initiative with the Connecticut Green Bank and PosiGen to educate the public about affordable solar […]
February 1st, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Presidential caucus and primary fever abound nationally, but in Bridgeport pols are gearing up for March 1 Democratic Town Committee primaries in potentially four districts featuring a cast of characters for control of the party.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Gil Hernandez·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jessica Martinez·John Olson·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Mitch Robles
December 31st, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
UPDATE: How they voted. Facing a mega budget deficit, at the urging of Mayor Joe Ganim, the Bridgeport City Council in a special meeting Wednesday night voted 12-3 to rescind controversial pay raises approved in a labor agreement covering about 150 city employees for a five-year period starting July 1, 2013. Those city employees have […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Andy Nunn·Bill Finch·Chris Meyer·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Larry Osborne·M. Evette Brantley·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
December 6th, 2015 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
Mayor Joe Ganim will chair his administration’s first City Council meeting Monday night when Tom McCarthy seeks the support of his peers as president of the budget and legislative body, a position he’s occupied for eight years. Will a challenger emerge? McCarthy is popular among his constituents in the North End 133rd Council District that […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·M. Evette Brantley·Mary-Jane Foster·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
Ganim Declares New Beginning For City … ‘We Are That Voice’–Judge Rodriguez Lectures Malloy To Embrace Ganim In A Second-chance Appeal
December 2nd, 2015 · 20 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Asserting Tuesday night before roughly 1000 supporters, elected officials and family in the Klein Memorial Auditorium that he’s “learned much from my life’s many experiences … Lessons about how a person can fall–and get back up–of how one faces adversity after making mistakes,” Joe Ganim officially returned as mayor to Connecticut’s largest city that he […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bishop Frank Caggiano·Dan Malloy·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Housatonic Community College·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Mario Testa·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Nancy Wyman·Tom McCarthy
October 6th, 2015 · 12 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Later this week, the official ballot lineup will be set for the November 3 general election, four weeks from today. The following candidates will appear, not necessarily in this order.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Charlie Coviello·David Daniels·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Enrique Torres·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Borges·Joe Ganim·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·John Slater·Jose Casco·Katie Bukovsky·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy