On Friday Governor Dan Malloy, Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes will join executives from Dominion of Richmond, Va., and FuelCell Energy Inc., of Danbury to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell power station 1366 Railroad Avenue in the West End. Media alert on the event: Dominion, one of the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Jim Himes'
May 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 22nd, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Nothing like the threat of Linda McMahon challenging a Democratic incumbent to raise money. Congressman Jim Himes issued two eblasts to supporters this week urging them to donate to his 2014 reelection race with the specter of two-time Republican U.S. Senate candidate McMahon running against Himes in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District that covers Bridgeport and [...]
March 1st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
News release city spokesman Bill Kaempffer: A 1982 Mack fire engine went on its final call for service in Bridgeport – to bring hope to an island nation 1,500 miles away. The decommissioned pumper left Bridgeport Friday for Massachusetts, where it will be loaded onto a military transport plane and begin its journey to Haiti.
January 23rd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The political strategist who coined the battle cry Redemption and Opportunity for Ernie Newton’s comeback attempt for state senate last summer will try to place his own name on the ballot this year as a Democratic challenger to Republican Mayor Dick Moccia in Norwalk. Newton, the self-proclaimed Moses of his peeps, came up short, but one [...]
January 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
Democratic Congressman Jim Himes urges Speaker of the House John Boehner to reverse himself and push a vote to fund Sandy relief. Under intense pressure from House Republicans Boehner has scheduled a vote Friday for $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another on Jan. 15 for a remaining $51 billion in the [...]
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December 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events
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November 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we never came to an asylum–so I was up a stump, as you may say. I asked him how far we were from Hartford. He said he had never heard of the place; which I took to be [...]