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Entries Tagged as 'Lillian Wade'

Bloomberg Donated $20K To PAC Financing Yes Vote On Ballot Question

November 2nd, 2012 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Update, includes coverage from Pelto: Mike Bloomberg who enjoys mayoral control of New York City schools donated $20,000 to Residents For A Better Bridgeport, the political action committee driving the voter outreach in support of a yes vote for Tuesday’s ballot question that would give Mayor Bill Finch the power to appoint school board members […]

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The School Board Blackboard Lesson–Video Pushes Yes Vote On Charter Question

October 17th, 2012 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education

Residents for a Better Bridgeport, an advocacy group powering the voter outreach in support of a yes vote to the Nov. 6 ballot question, has produced a video in its quest for a mayoral-appointed Board of Education. The video, a mini documentary, features Mayor Bill Finch and Charles Tisdale, executive director of the anti-poverty agency Action […]

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Website Promotes Yes Vote For Charter Question To Decide School Board Battle

October 14th, 2012 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events

An advocacy group website www.residentsforabetterbridgeport.com is complementing Mayor Bill Finch’s public outreach urging electors to vote yes on the Nov. 6 charter question that if approved would empower him to appoint members to the Board of Education. The website features the direct mail pieces hitting boxes the past few days, including residents highlighting education improvements made the […]

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Park Upgrade In East End

September 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mayor Finch: Newfield Park upgrades to include barbecue shelter and splash pad Newfield Park in the City’s East End will get a facelift with the addition of a barbecue shelter and a splash pad-children’s play area, funded by the City’s Bridgeport@Work capital improvements plan.

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Council Challenge Candidates Approved For Ballot

August 23rd, 2011 · 4 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

The following Democratic candidates for City Council successfully petitioned their way on the ballot to challenge endorsed candidates for the September 13 primary ballot:

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Debating The Ferry Controversy, Stay Or Move?

June 11th, 2009 · 29 Comments · Development and Zoning

Roughly one million travelers each year traffic the city’s ferry terminal downtown. Many head over to Port Jefferson, Long Island from the city and surrounding suburbs, and some come over from the other side of the pond to work and attend events at the arena and ballpark, and environs. Officials for the Bridgeport and Port Jefferson […]

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