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Entries Tagged as 'Keila Torres Ocasio'

Progress For Downtown Development

May 31st, 2014 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

CT Post scribe Keila Torres Ocasio provides an update on Downtown development: Known as downtown north, the six blocks of Bridgeport’s Main Street to the north of Fairfield Avenue have been vacant and covered in graffiti for years.

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Zoners Approve Public Housing Plan, Reject Marijuana Dispensary, Pot Proponents To Appeal

April 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

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 […]

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Tracking For A New Train Station?

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.

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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.

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Approval To Replace Harding High School Advancing

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.

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A Vallas State Of Mind At School Board Forum

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?”

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Demagogue Moales Claims He Must Ignore Critics And Solve Real Problems (And They Are?)

October 23rd, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, Law Enforcement, 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 […]

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