What’s on your list of top Bridgeport stories? In June, a tornado struck buildings on the East Side and downtown including heavy damage to the Barnum Museum. On July 24 two city firefighters perished in the line of duty. On Oct. 30, President Obama visited the Arena at Harbor Yard to campaign for Democratic candidates. Three [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Marian Evans'
December 29th, 2010 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events, State Politics
Tags: Anthony Cernera·Barack Obama·Ben Barnes·Bijou Square·Bill Finch·Bob Abbate·Bob Scinto·Cecil Young·Chris Caruso·CT Post·Dan Malloy·Ernie Newton·Gathering of the Vibes·Jim Himes·Jodi Rell·Joe Ganim·Joe Gaudett·John Gomes·José "Chico" Rivera·Kristin duBay Horton·Marc Delmonico·Marian Evans·Mario Testa·Michael Feeney·Morgan Kaolian·Pat Crossin·Phil Kuchma·Ralph Jacobs·Sacred Heart University·Sal DiNardo·Testo's Restaurant·Webster Bank Arena
April 21st, 2010 · 51 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning
Hey, Mayor Bill Finch is going to China. Can you blame him? Budget’s a pain in the ass; Cape Verdean community in an uproar over treatment of fired CitiStat chief, mayoral candidate John Gomes; black community wondering who will be the new health director following departure of Marian Evans now that the application deadline has passed; unions [...]
March 25th, 2010 · 21 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
CT Post friend Ken Dixon reports that Governor Jodi Rell’s in Denver visiting her daughter and grandchildren. When she returns after sucking the Mile High sky I hope she comes back so inebriated from the thin air that she transforms into a benevolent dictator, knighting the state’s largest city as her personal cause, casting a magic [...]
Tags: Anthony Musto·Bill Finch·CT Mirror·CT Post·Dan Malloy·Don Williams·Housatonic Community College·Jim Himes·Jodi Rell·Ken Dixon·Marian Evans·Marilyn Moore·Mario Testa·Michael Fedele·Nancy DiNardo·Ned Lamont
March 15th, 2010 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Library
This is one of my favorite weeks. St. Patrick’s Day Wednesday and St. Joseph’s Day Friday, and then the first day of spring. While St. Patrick dealt with snakes (wouldn’t he do well in politics?), St. Joseph is the patron saint of Sicily where my father was born. Sicilians prayed to the spouse of Mary to [...]
February 12th, 2010 · 40 Comments · City Council, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Update: Oh My God! Big Mac in charge. Amnesty for all! From Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Finch to Have Scheduled Surgery Will recuperate at home next week BRIDGEPORT, CT (February 12, 2009) – Mayor Bill Finch is having outpatient surgery today at Bridgeport Hospital, and will be released later today. He will be recuperating at [...]
Tags: Adam Wood·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Hospital·Charlie Tisdale·Dan Malloy·Dick Blumenthal·Don Eversley·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Mandanici·Lenny Paoletta·Marian Evans·Marilyn Moore·Mary Moran·Pat Crossin·Tom Bucci·Tom McCarthy
February 11th, 2010 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Former Congressman Christopher Shays, in an interview with OIB, confirmed he has placed a binder deposit on a condominium in Black Rock as he weighs his decision to seek the Republican nomination for governor.
Tags: Andre Baker·Anthony Bennett·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Chris Shays·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Ed Gomes·Eddie Perez·Jim Himes·Jodi Rell·Joe Lieberman·John DeStefano·John Gomes·Marian Evans·Michael Fedele·Ned Lamont·Rob Russo·Tom Foley
February 8th, 2010 · 18 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, State Politics
Update: Marilyn Moore is a pistol. A pol with passion. And I say pol in the best sense of the word (some pols don’t like being called pols), a bright feisty force you want on your side in a fight.