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:
Entries Tagged as 'Mary-Jane Foster'
February 24th, 2014 · 40 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
November 20th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy on Wednesday joined University of Bridgeport officials at the groundbreaking for the Ernest Trefz School of Business in honor of the UB supporter and trustee. Mayor Bill Finch, continuing his boycott of UB because of his opposition to an arm of the Unification Church that rescued the university financially more than 20 […]
November 18th, 2013 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education
With nearly $120,000 in campaign cash in the bank, Mayor Bill Finch is off to a mighty fundraising start at the midpoint of his second four-year term. Raising money will not be a problem for the mayor as he prepares for reelection in 2015. The larger questions: how will the next two budget cycles play […]
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