Boring! No fights. No arguments. No mud slinging. Democratic party regulars Thursday night at Testo’s Restaurant endorsed candidates for State House in a love fest convention by city political standards. The party convention that started at 6 p.m. ended before 7. But stay tuned for a couple of likely August primaries.
Entries Tagged as 'Jack Hennessy'
May 19th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
City Council Committee Approves Sale Of Eight Acres Of Golf Course Land To Sacred Heart For $4 Million
May 19th, 2016 · 28 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: The City Council’s Contracts Committee Wednesday night by a 5-0 vote approved the sale of eight acres of “excess” golf course property at Fairchild Wheeler to Sacred Heart University for $4 million that had been previously approved by the Parks Commission. Sacred Heart wants the park property that abuts its campus for land coverage purposes to […]
May 18th, 2016 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Pols are maneuvering throughout the city. At least four among Bridgeport’s eight-member legislative delegation face August Democratic primaries. Thursday night at Testo’s Restaurant, the mothership of city politics owned by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa, endorsements will take place for State House. Two incumbents Charlie Stallworth and Andre Baker have challengers.
Tags: Andre Baker·Anthony Musto·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Jack Hennessy·Joe Ganim·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Steven Stafstrom·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy
April 1st, 2016 · 23 Comments · News and Events
News release: As part of Moral Monday CT’s #WeekOfHolyAction, on April 3, 2016, Bridgeport residents, statewide organizations, and prominent advocates from the Black Lives Matter movement will rally for environmental justice, Sunday 2 p.m. at McLevy Green, corner of State and Main.
February 17th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
For all the hand-wringing that took place during the campaign and after Joe Ganim’s comeback election from outside the city, high profile pols are not afraid to talk to Joe, meet with Joe, take pictures with Joe, issue press releases with him: U.S. Senators Dick Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Congressman Jim Himes, the city’s legislative […]
January 27th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
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 […]
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