Downtown North, as it’s called, is not the most inviting gateway for visitors coming off the Route 25-8 Connector. Once beyond the Cardinal Shehan Center youth sanctuary, a series of abandoned and boarded-up buildings greet arrivals along Main Street. Redevelopment of Downtown North that started under the Finch administration will receive a boost Friday morning […]
Entries Tagged as 'Jack Hennessy'
January 27th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
January 19th, 2016 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
In politics timing is everything. Is the time right for Board of Education chairman Dennis Bradley to challenge State Senator Ed Gomes?
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dan Malloy·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
December 27th, 2015 · 5 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
July 2015 news highlights: Standing outside the main entrance to his Madison Avenue restaurant, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa reflected on his scratchy relationship with Mayor Bill Finch shortly after the mayor received the Democratic Town Committee endorsement following a promise by Testa he would break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim. Testa was […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Captain's Cove Seaport·Chris Murphy·CT Post·Dan Malloy·Dick Blumenthal·Don Clemons·Fleeta Hudson·Jack Hennessy·James Nardozzi·Jim Himes·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·John Fabrizi·Ken Dixon·Lenny Paoletta·Lydia Martinez·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Testo's Restaurant·Tom Bucci
December 21st, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events
January 1, 2015 started with a political bang. Former Mayor Joe Ganim publicly apologized for the first time in an East End church that he had violated the public trust, setting in motion a historic return that gained national attention.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Enrique Torres·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Marilyn Moore·Mark Anastasi·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
December 8th, 2015 · 52 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: committee chairs. On a night Joe Ganim presided over his first City Council meeting in more than 12 years, Tom McCarthy once again was voted president of the budget and legislative body where he promptly announced committee assignments including freshman councilor from Black Rock Scott Burns and veteran Denese Taylor-Moye from the South End […]
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December 7th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics
A new mayor, new city clerk, new town clerk, new school board members, several new City Council members. The 2015 election cycle was arguably a once in a lifetime extravaganza. Not only did Joe Ganim make a historic comeback, he did so knocking off an incumbent in a primary, a first in city mayoral elections. […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Bill Finch·Bishop Frank Caggiano·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Ken Moales·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Richard DeJesus·Steven Stafstrom
November 17th, 2015 · 70 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Mayor-elect Joe Ganim on Monday unveiled his 75-member transition team at the Bridgeport Public Library that includes a cross section from government, political, business community and professional services led by chairs University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen, outgoing Town Clerk Alma Maya and State Rep. Charlie Stallworth. The transition team includes several committees scheduled to present […]
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November 10th, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Mayor-elect Joe Ganim says it’s no longer us versus them, a point he made Monday in a series of meetings with Congressman Jim Himes, members of the city’s state legislative delegation and some members of the City Council focused on working together. In the coming days, according to a news release issued by Ganim, he […]