In a busy Monday night, Bridgeport’s Zoning Commission voted to approve a proposal by the Bridgeport Housing Authority for replacement units and rejected a proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Main Street. From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: After the meeting, Raymond Rizio, the attorney for applicant D&B Wellness, vowed to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court […]
Entries Tagged as 'Keila Torres Ocasio'
April 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
December 6th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city’s booming industrial past.
Lame Duck Brantley’s Incredible Final Junket At Taxpayer Expense, What’s The Benefit (Other Than For Herself)?
November 21st, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
How about an ordinance prohibiting junkets for lame duck City Council members? From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: A City Council member who lost her re-election bid in September’s primary took one last taxpayer-funded trip recently–just two weeks before the end of her term.
November 11th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Plans for a new four-story Harding High School and state-of-the-art athletic fields on 17 acres at the General Electric Co.’s Boston Avenue property will go before the local zoning and wetlands boards this month.
October 24th, 2013 · 22 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: In fact, the first question asked at the forum, organized by the Bridgeport Area League of Women Voters, was: “If elected, would you seek to oust Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas?”
October 23rd, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Education, News and Events
Yes, when all else fails, blame the media for your outstanding warrant. The Rev. Ken Moales, president of the board of education who’s brought politics in the pulpit to an all-new sanctifying level, asserts his problems are really about the Connecticut Post that needs readers. So? What’s wrong with that? Moales showed up at State […]
October 7th, 2013 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
Check out CT Post reporter Keila Torres Ocasio’s profile about controversial Board of Education President Ken Moales: … Moments after Moales was elected chairman of the board in March, Sauda Baraka, made a motion to censure him. As Moales’ wife, Ena, and children looked on, Baraka read from meeting’s minutes in which Moales told board […]