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2010 Top Stories, What Say You?

December 29th, 2010 · 19 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events, State Politics

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 […]

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Mayor Shows His China Chops

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 […]

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Mother Rell’s High, Plus: Mayor And Moore, And Political Putts

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 […]

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Lots Of Gas From State Budget Crash, Plus: The Ministers Of Defense

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 […]

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Big Mac In Charge Of Fort, Plus: How About Some Juicy Rumors? And The Liquor Lobby’s Screwy Driver

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 […]

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Shays Places Deposit On City Condo; What’s Next? Plus Sunday Suds, And Support For Evans

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.

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Will Moore Be More? Plus: Stipend Relief, And Malloy Spanks Ned On Sick Leave

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.

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