Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.
Entries Tagged as 'Jack McGregor'
October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Buddy Cianci·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Caruso·Dan Malloy·David Daniels·Ed Adams·Enrique Torres·Jack McGregor·Janet Arterton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Steven Stafstrom·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
September 30th, 2015 · 175 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Asserting “We must all do our part to ensure Bridgeport’s progress continues and is shared by all,” Mayor Bill Finch, without a ballot spot, dropped out of the race for mayor on Tuesday thrusting his support behind University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane Foster, a petitioning candidate in November’s election. When asked what he can […]
September 2nd, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Two weeks remaining to this surreal Democratic primary for mayor that features a two-term incumbent seeking to become the second longest serving mayor in history, a former mayor trying to make history returning to the job he had for 11-plus years and a third candidate seeking history as the first Democratic female mayor. And it’s possible, […]
Tags: Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Chris Caruso·Enrique Torres·Jack McGregor·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Mary Moran·Mary-Jane Foster·Steelpointe Harbor·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
August 28th, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics
Chivalry is alive and well in city politics, especially in the household of Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster. Her husband long-time heavy Republican donor Jack McGregor, a Yale-educated Marine, retired CEO of Aquarion and co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish, shares this commentary about why you should vote for his wife. From McGregor: What’s the price […]
July 7th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Foster statement on Trumbull Gardens shooting. Asserting “the past haunts us and the present fails us,” Mary-Jane Foster opened her campaign headquarters Downtown Monday evening telling 60 supporters she’s the “honest choice for change” against Mayor Bill Finch and former Mayor Joe Ganim.
December 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Legendary political guru David Garth passed away on Monday. As his New York Times obituary points out, he was an innovator, a godfather of campaign consultants, having furthered the elections of New York City mayors John Lindsay, Ed Koch, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. He was the media brain behind New York governors Hugh Carey […]
November 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without OIB’s annual salute to Connecticut’s wilderness warrior, Bridgeport native, Joe Haines who’s eaten just about everything that cannot eat him. There’s even a recipe for squirrel cacciatore. Grab multiple eggnogs and check it out. Once Muriel Haines’ five friends inhaled the aromas coming from the kitchen, her husband Joe had […]
November 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
What’s on your plate, turkey, squirrel, beaver, tofu? A blissful Thanksgiving to all my OIB friends, as well as to those in the community less fortunate. Your readership and friendship is much appreciated. Below is OIB’s annual salute to Bridgeport native and wilderness warrior Joe Haines, a feature I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years […]