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Entries Tagged as 'Mary Glassman'

Are You VIP Vibe Groovy? Just Ask City Council Members

July 29th, 2010 · 24 Comments · City Council, News and Events, State Politics

VIP Update: Who’s attending the Gathering of the Vibes? The annual hippie fest along the Seaside Park waterfront in tribute to the late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia kicks off today for four days of music, love (we hope) and peace (perhaps a pipe). How many city officials will get in for free? And what say you […]

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Can Someone Figure Out The Ferry Fight? Plus: Himes’ Pelosi Peel

June 9th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, National Politics, State Politics

The city has a transportation jewel, the Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company terminal downtown. Some one million travelers each year traffic the city’s ferry terminal owned by the Bridgeport Port Authority. Many head over to Port Jefferson, Long Island from the city and surrounding suburbs, and some come over from the other side of the […]

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Hand Me Your Proxy

May 21st, 2010 · 20 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, State Politics

The Dem and GOP conventions start tonight. You wanna be a delegate? Or an alternate, at least? Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa has been scrambling for folks to go to Hartford in place of delegates who cannot, or don’t want to, go to Hartford for a couple of days. Bridgeport has 77 delegates to the state convention, the most […]

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Is P.T. In West End Or Black Rock? Suit Expected In P.T. Deaths, Marconi Telegraphs Ned, And Let Merrick Speak

May 13th, 2010 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

It’s time to start a fight. Geographically, where is P.T. Barnum Apartments located? My friends at the Connecticut Post write West Side. I say West End; but, but, but if we’re gonna place our beloved Captain’s Cove Seaport in Black Rock just a spit behind P.T. mustn’t we include P.T. in Black Rock?

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SuBy Qualifies For Ballot, Let The Games Begin! Plus: A Budget Deal, Really?

May 5th, 2010 · 10 Comments · State Politics

A state judge has paved the way for Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz to appear on the ballot as a candidate for attorney general. Does she have 10 years of active practice? Judge Michael Sheldon rules yes:

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Could We Really Get A New Harding? Plus: Law Enforcement Swarm, And Are Votes Transferable?

May 4th, 2010 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, State Politics

Update: Harding High School is a mess. The good news is at least now city and school officials are talking about replacing it at a cost of roughly $80 million.

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Kuchma’s Bijou Back On Track, Plus: OIB Party, Malloy’s Moolah And Mary Joins The Millionaire

May 2nd, 2010 · 31 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics

It was a long wait to pick up where he left off and a test of his patience, but Bijou Square developer Phil Kuchma closed on his construction loan Friday afternoon.

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Ned: Casino Not A Priority, Plus: Sizing Up The Guber Race

April 28th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

I chatted with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont this morning after the governor candidates’ forum at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. I asked him to state his position with respect to a casino for the city. I had wondered if city pols, led by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa, were pushing him to a position he didn’t […]

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