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Entries Tagged as 'Kaye Williams'

George “Doc” Gunther–A Political Marvel–Transcended Politics

August 26th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

George “Doc” Gunther could say just about anything to anyone and get away with it. It’s probably because he never concerned himself with choosing words carefully. He told governors to kiss off, reminded reporters they were full of crap, observed to women their skirts weren’t short enough. He was a doc, right?–he could say those […]

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The Genius Of Kaye Williams

July 22nd, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

About 30 years ago, surrounded by a notorious housing project, sewage treatment plant and city dump, the city’s ragged municipal marina was suffering from a serious case of landlord neglect. Local lobsterman and visionary Kaye Williams changed all that. Most of us view the world from the land out. Kaye sees it from the water in. […]

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How The State Budget Impacts Caruso’s Future, Plus: New Radio Show

June 1st, 2009 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Who’s winning the public relations battle over the state budget? Right now, Gov. Jodi Rell. If not for Rell there’d be no discipline in the budget-making process in a state already one of the heaviest taxed in the country. You can thank tax-happy Dems for that. The Connecticut Legislature is headed for a special session […]

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Jodi, Say Hello To Our Little Friends

April 13th, 2009 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Will someone please send Jodi Rell an alarm clock so she can wipe the sleep from her eyes? She needs a wake-up call. Hopefully, one of the casualties of this economic free fall will not be Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, the state’s only zoo. Zoo Director Gregg Dancho is scrambling to gain public and legislative support to restore funds […]

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Will You Help Me, Or What? Plus: Kaye Williams, The Best Of Bridgeport

March 30th, 2009 · 39 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, City Council, Media

Help a constituent, make a friend. That’s the mother’s milk of popular government. When you walk into City Hall on Lyon Terrace or the Annex on Broad Street, a constituent services representative will help you with a problem or direct you to the right office . They serve as an extension of the mayor’s office. Sometimes, the […]

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The Heart Of Jan Williams

February 14th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning

Jan Williams is special: to me, to the city, to the waterfront oasis she created with her father Kaye enjoyed by thousands, Captain’s Cove Seaport. If her dad is a champion of renewal, Jan’s contributions are measured in her enthusiasm, generosity, and a warrior’s spirit to get things done for organizations such as Swim Across The Sound. […]

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