The Movement “to raise issues facing the citizens of Bridgeport, educate and engage people in fostering real changes” will conduct its third community forum on Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, featuring former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, who has his Black Rock home for sale, as the featured speaker.
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October 29th, 2014 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
October 7th, 2014 · 26 Comments · City Politics, Library, News and Events
A group calling itself “The Movement” will conduct a forum featuring potential mayoral candidates on Wednesday 6 p.m. at the Black Rock Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue. Several possible candidates are jockeying to challenge two-term incumbent Democrat Bill Finch in 2015.
August 10th, 2014 · 28 Comments · City Politics
When Tom Foley announced the formation of his exploratory committee for governor last year in Bridgeport, the Republican promised many more visits to the state’s largest city featuring an urban agenda. Will he deliver? From Neil Vigdor, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers. They embark from the Red Rooster Deli, a popular eatery owned by the Cape Verdean […]
August 6th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, facing a challenge in next Tuesday’s primary from Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, visited the Red Rooster Deli Wednesday afternoon owned by John Gomes, one-time Democratic candidate for mayor in 2011. Foley fielded questions from visitors and chatted with business owners along North Avenue.
April 25th, 2014 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
They were on opposite sides in an East Side Democratic Town Committee primary in March, but Chris Rosario who won a seat will officially kick off his candidacy for the State House at the Red Rooster Deli owned by John Gomes who ran on the losing slate. Rosario, the city’s anti-blight director, appears to have […]
March 24th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education
John Fabrizi and Bill Finch are quintessential city politicians in the right place at the right time. Fabs, the City Council president, replaced Joe Ganim as mayor when Joe resigned in April of 2003 following his conviction on federal corruption charges. Finch, the state senator, succeeded Fabs as mayor when Democratic party operatives feared Fabs […]
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Several Veteran Slates Win DTC Races, Some Challenge Slates Make Gains, Absentee Ballots Play Role, Pereira A Factor In Upper East Side
March 5th, 2014 · 40 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE, includes link to unofficial results here: Veteran slates in Black Rock, North End, West Side and East Side were victorious on Tuesday while challenge slates in three other districts picked up a number of seats for election to the 90-member Democratic Town Committee. Seven of 10 districts had primaries. Absentee ballots made the difference […]
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