Governor Dan Malloy on Thursday announced an $8.7 million grant for an affordable housing development on Stratford Avenue. “This grant will help make Bridgeport stronger by bolstering our efforts to revitalize the Park City’s East End neighborhood,” said Mayor Bill Finch. “I want to thank Governor Malloy and the Bridgeport delegation for their hard work […]
Entries Tagged as 'Jack Hennessy'
April 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Mario Testa has received two more years as Democratic Town Chairman. Now what? Time to size up the 2014 governor’s cycle with an eye toward the mayoral election next year.
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Jim Himes·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Nancy DiNardo·Tom McCarthy
February 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Gail Janensch, an active member of the League of Women Voters, says it’s time for new blood on the Democratic Town Committee with a message of reform. She’s running on a slate for the March 4 primary challenging the established slate in the North End 133rd District led by City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s […]
January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
State Rep. Jack Hennessy and Mayor Bill Finch haven’t always been best of buds, but … stop the presses … Hennessy shares this update about the Ox Brook flood control project. A Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) official recently apprised me that a completed engineering flood control study contract for the Ox Brook […]
January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]
December 26th, 2013 · No Comments · City Council, News and Events
Punxsutawney Phil calls for early spring. Winter Storm Nemo doesn’t oblige. The menacing Blizzard of 2013 left devastation throughout the city, overwhelmed Public Works crews, imprisoned residents in their own homes with drifts of snow four and five feet and higher. Mayor Bill Finch called in the National Guard for help, hired private contractors from […]
December 11th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
State Rep. Jack Hennessy says he will once again submit conflict-of-interest legislation in the 2014 General Assembly intended to close a loophole in state law that presumably allows city employees to serve on the City Council in defiance of the City Charter, a bill that was killed with the aid of State Senator Anthony Musto […]