Leave it to former Mayor John Fabrizi to shake things up. Fabs, a Democrat, showed up at a fundraiser for Trumbull’s Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst on Thursday issuing a surprise endorsement. It certainly cranked up the GOP crowd. What’s Fabs up to? He would love to have his old job back and appealing to […]
Entries Tagged as 'MariAn Gail Brown'
October 25th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?
Tags: Adam Wood·Barbara Roessner·Betty Pfriem·Bill Finch·Bob Fredericks·Brian Lockhart·Christina Ayala·CT Post·Elaine Ficarra·Hartford Courant·Hearst Corporation·John DeAugustine·Keila Torres Ocasio·MariAn Gail Brown·Wesleyan University
December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From MariAn Gail Brown, CT Post: Paul Carroccio will put 178.8 miles under his wheels today, driving from Vermont to Bridgeport to see Neil Young at the Webster Bank Arena.
October 15th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
UPDATE: Three weeks from the Nov. 6 election and a ballot question that if approved by voters would give the mayor the power to appoint school board members, Bill Finch is kicking up his visibility throughout the city including an announcement today of a program designed “to shame property owners into cleaning up their properties […]
March 15th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
CT Post reporter MariAn Gail Brown writes a poignant piece about the city’s latest murder victim. James Cleary tried to work it out with his noisy neighbor, he contacted the landlord, he called the police, but he ended up dead. The framed pictures hanging in Mary and James Cleary’s studio apartment fell off the walls, and […]
February 9th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
CT Post columnist MariAn Gail Brown says vanquish City Council stipends and by the way the Connecticut Legislature should get off its ass and rid the city of conflicts of interest. While OIB maintains council members should be compensated, MGB says screw that. Always nice to read MGB’s perspective. Check it out. Up in the capital, […]
October 16th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Holy Rosary. St. Ambrose. St. Raphael. All three are institutional houses of worship for Catholics that Bishop William Lori has slated for closure. Parishioners are protesting Lori’s decision. Lori claims low attendance has forced his hand. But how much of the low attendance, if what Lori claims is true, is a direct reaction to revelations involving […]
September 22nd, 2011 · 10 Comments · City Budget, News and Events
City fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee (BEACON2 here on OIB) is probably smiling right now. For the past year he has researched, prodded, poked through city financial records issuing a number of essays about the city’s dubious pension future. Is anyone listening? Check out this column from CT Post scribe MariAn Gail Brown: Listen. Pay […]