State Rep. Charlie Stallworth, outgoing Town Clerk Alma Maya and University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen will serve as tri-chairs of Mayor-elect Joe Ganim’s transition team scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon (today) at a news conference at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown.
Entries Tagged as 'Klein Memorial Auditorium'
November 16th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
November 13th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Politics
Life is a gigantic swirl for Mayor-elect Joe Ganim whose comeback has gained national attention. He’s fielding interview requests, finalizing a transition team, pondering inner-office appointments and department head positions. What’s certain right now is he will receive the oath of office on the evening of December 1 outdoors on McLevy Green, named for the […]
Voter Turnout For Mayoral Election Runs About Even With Statewide Average, Ganim Eyes McLevy Green For Inaugural
November 11th, 2015 · 2 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Bridgeport’s general election turnout of 33.67 percent last week was about one point above the statewide average for municipal elections, according to statistics released by Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. The turnout in the city was substantially higher than the mayoral election four years ago, driven by Joe Ganim’s presence on the ballot. […]
October 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE, video of debate From Bill Cummings, CT Post: Mary-Jane Foster came out swinging Sunday, calling on Democratic mayoral nominee and convicted felon Joe Ganim to explain why voters should trust him to run the city again.
October 24th, 2015 · 28 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
A mayoral forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters will take place Sunday, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the 1,400-seat Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue. All seven candidates are expected to participate. The Klein has plenty of lot parking across the street from the venue off Fairfield Avenue. Rules of engagement follow per […]
October 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Lots of good stuff going on to celebrate the Klein stage 75th year, including a concert extravaganza Nov. 14th featuring musician Paul Shaffer, legendary bandleader of the Late Show With David Letterman. A restaurant promotion with four Downtown eateries is also included. Check out the details.
October 20th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events
City politics can be a contact sport, so why not a mayoral debate with sharp elbows to compete with Sunday afternoon football? The 1,400-seat Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, will host a forum this Sunday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. presented by the League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area.
August 25th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Chipotle Mexican Grill scheduled to open a new store at Steelpointe Harbor later this year will host a job fair this Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Margaret Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street. Chipotle Mexican Grill has more than 800 locations nationwide.