If you want someone going door-to-door on behalf of a candidate for public office, Black Rock’s Pete Spain gets right to the point as he does in this commentary highlighting City Council President Tom McCarthy’s “corrosive effects of conflicts of interests to our government.” McCarthy is challenging incumbent State Senator Marilyn Moore in an August […]
Entries Tagged as 'Manny Moutinho'
June 11th, 2016 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
October 1st, 2015 · 83 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
After asking Mary-Jane Foster to support him, and she in turn represented the same (Joe Ganim presented an olive branch to Foster too), Republican mayoral candidate Enrique Torres weighs in on Mayor Bill Finch’s endorsement of Mary-Jane Foster. Torres also asked Finch to support him. And so it goes in city politics. While the names […]
June 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Sad week and weekend for Barnum Festival Ringmaster Fred Hall. His life partner Pauline Mize, who served for nearly two years as manager of Sikorsky Memorial Airport, passed away Wednesday night in Long Island suffering from cancer. She was 59.
June 25th, 2015 · 37 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
News release from Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster Mary-Jane Foster, candidate for mayor in the Democratic Primary, today called for an independent operational and financial audit of the city’s Tax Collector Department. “We are seeing very serious management deficiencies in this department, which is putting our precious tax dollars at risk,” the candidate said.
January 14th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Civil Service, News and Events
You want an accomplished labor attorney? Hire Tom Bucci. The former mayor (full disclosure: I worked for him) has represented a steady stream of current and former city employees against the city over a variety of labor relations issues. When it comes to understanding laws governing working rights in the municipal process, Bucci knows it […]
November 22nd, 2014 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Berndt Tardy did a competent enough job buying goods and services to remain acting director of the city purchasing department for 10 years and two mayors.
June 3rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning
Saying he has passion for the city, John Fabrizi on Tuesday formed an exploratory committee for mayor seeking to reclaim the office he occupied for nearly five years following the resignation of Joe Ganim after Ganim’s conviction on corruption charges in 2003. Bill Finch replaced Fabrizi as mayor when he did not seek a second […]
May 16th, 2014 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday announced the hiring of Molree Williams-Lendor as the new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer “responsible for supervising and managing the city attorney’s office, among other duties.” This is a fascinating $95,123 hire by Finch to supervise the office overseen by long-time City Attorney Mark Anastasi. How does Mark feel about someone […]