Retired and active city police officers, contractors, lawyers and family members are among the major donors to Joe Ganim’s comeback bid for mayor, according to his monstrous 700-page campaign finance report filing at the Town Clerk’s Office for the period ending June 30 in which he raised more than $200k in a two-month stretch.
Entries Tagged as 'John Ricci'
July 12th, 2015 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
June 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Sad week and weekend for Barnum Festival Ringmaster Fred Hall. His life partner Pauline Mize, who served for nearly two years as manager of Sikorsky Memorial Airport, passed away Wednesday night in Long Island suffering from cancer. She was 59.
May 16th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday announced the hiring of Molree Williams-Lendor as the new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer “responsible for supervising and managing the city attorney’s office, among other duties.” This is a fascinating $95,123 hire by Finch to supervise the office overseen by long-time City Attorney Mark Anastasi. How does Mark feel about someone […]
January 15th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The construction for the controversial access road to developer Manny Moutinho’s Stratford mansion as part of an airport safety improvement plan cost $389,000, a figure Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe ruled city taxpayers were under no obligation to pay. In the cause of what city officials say was public safety the city has scrambled to […]
Top Stories July/August 2013, Grounded Airport Manager: I Recused Myself At All Levels, Acted Only As Directed
December 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
A new bishop for Diocese of Bridgeport, Downtown housing, a fired airport manager, a $400,000 land improvement a judge rules taxpayers were not obligated to pay, were among lead stories for July/August 2013. Other headlines:
Tags: Barbara Bellis·Bill Finch·Bishop Frank Caggiano·Bob Halstead·Bobby Simmons·Brian McAllister·Carmen Dickson·Chris Murphy·Dale Radcliffe·Dan Malloy·Dick Blumenthal·Enrique Torres·Gustave Whitehead·Joel Gonzalez·John Olson·John Ricci·Ken Moales·M. Evette Brantley·Manny Moutinho·Maria Pereira·Paul Vallas·Phil Blagys·Phil Kuchma·Stefan Pryor·Steven Stafstrom·Sue Brannelly·Testo's Restaurant·Trish Swain·University of Bridgeport·Wall Street Journal
December 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events
We learned in June in a story published by the Connecticut Post, the city paid controversial developer Manny Moutinho $400,000 to improve his own Stratford waterfront property as part of an airport safety project. There’s still gravel to unravel in this story. Other headliners from May and June:
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Andy Fardy·Anthony Musto·Beardsley Park·Bijou Theatre·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Carmen Lopez·Chris Caruso·Chris Murphy·CT Post·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Gustave Whitehead·Javier Colon·John Gomes·John Marshall Lee·John Ricci·Jonathan Pelto·Ken Moales·Manny Moutinho·Mark Anastasi·Mark Lauretti·Morgan Kaolian·Paul Vallas·Phil Kuchma·Steve Krauchick·Tom Sherwood·Tom White·University of Bridgeport
November 29th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment
As we approach the end of 2013, OIB will revisit some of the major stories of the year. One of the high-flying stories revealed first by the Connecticut Post was the $400,000 land deal between the city and developer Manny Moutinho that cost Airport Manager John Ricci his job, cast a cloud over the City […]
October 23rd, 2013 · 13 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events
City Council candidates in the 130th District squared off Wednesday night for a spirited forum in the standing-room-only Black Rock Library conference room with Democratic incumbents Sue Brannelly and Steven Stafstrom emphasizing their efforts to reduce taxes in the mayor’s proposed budget, pushing for renovations of Black Rock School while Republicans Rick Torres and Phil Blagys […]