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Governor To Deliver UB Commencement–Will Finch Show?

April 10th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at the University of Bridgeport’s graduation exercises on Saturday May 10 at Webster Bank Arena. Will Mayor Bill Finch put aside his myopic opposition to UB and make an appearance?

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Fabrizi Versus Finch–Can Fabs Raise The Money For A Comeback?

March 24th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

John Fabrizi and Bill Finch  are quintessential city politicians in the right place at the right time. Fabs, the City Council president, replaced Joe Ganim as mayor when Joe resigned in April of 2003 following his conviction on federal corruption charges. Finch, the state senator, succeeded Fabs as mayor when Democratic party operatives feared Fabs […]

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Foster: Democracy, Rule Of Law Matter, Applauds Park Board Decision

February 24th, 2014 · 40 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning

Mary-Jane Foster, 2011 mayoral candidate, writes in a commentary “The turmoil surrounding Mayor Finch’s proposed solar panel farm in Seaside Park is notable and deserves further attention both by the CT Post and Bridgeport residents. As a relative matter this is an earthquake of measurable note on the Richter scale.” Full commentary follows:

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Moore Versus Musto For State Senate

February 5th, 2014 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

A fundraiser for Democratic candidate for State Senate Marilyn Moore will take place on Monday 5 p.m. at Miss Thelma’s Restaurant, 140 Fairfield Avenue. Moore is challenging incumbent Anthony Musto in an August primary. Connecticut’s 22nd Senatorial covers all of Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe.

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West Side Throwdown Set As Town Committee Battles Shape Up

February 3rd, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

With seven district primaries possible throughout the city, one slate for Democratic Town Committee has qualified for a March 4 primary on the West Side and already has a Facebook page in a showdown against a veteran slate of campaigners. This will be a mighty fight.

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Game On! Moore Versus Musto For State Senate, Foster Care For Moore

January 12th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Political activist Marilyn Moore has filed a candidate committee for State Senate setting up a rematch of her 2008 Democratic primary with Anthony Musto who occupies the city-suburban district. Moore has built an intriguing early coalition that includes former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh as her treasurer and 2011 mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster as deputy […]

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Turkey, Beaver, Squirrel Cacciatore, Let’s Eat–A Salute To Wilderness Warrior Joe Haines

November 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

What’s on your plate, turkey, squirrel, beaver, tofu? A blissful Thanksgiving to all my OIB friends, as well as to those in the community less fortunate. Your readership and friendship is much appreciated. Below is OIB’s annual salute to Bridgeport native and wilderness warrior Joe Haines, a feature I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years […]

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