From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.
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November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
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April 1st, 2008 · 28 Comments · City Budget, Library
The mayor who promised a $600 tax cut when he was a candidate for office has decided to raise his taxes (and yours) $600. How prophetic. Ouch. The nearly half-billion-dollar budget that Mayor Bill Finch unveiled, as noted previously here in posts and comments for weeks, isn’t pretty. Lots of layoffs, union concessions, library and [...]
April 1st, 2008 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, squeezed by political pressure and an electorate angry over unfulfilled promises, abruptly resigned today setting in motion a special election for the city’s top post within 120 days. City Council President Tom McCarthy received the oath of office as Acting Mayor just minutes after Finch’s resignation. Announcing his resignation in front [...]