Addressing more than 100 supporters both old and new at her Downtown campaign headquarters Wednesday night, Mary-Jane Foster kicked off a five-week compressed general election cycle one day after an endorsement from Mayor Bill Finch declaring “this is the most important election” in city history as she hopes to build an infrastructure of support to […]
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October 1st, 2015 · 84 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
July 23rd, 2015 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Calling Tuesday night’s Democratic Town Committee endorsement a “boys’ mud wrestling contest,” the advocacy organization Connecticut Citizen Action Group that assisted the State Senate wins of Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes the past year is backing Mary-Jane Foster’s candidacy for mayor.
July 13th, 2015 · 23 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Her report is up now, here. If you ask short-handed staff in the Town Clerk’s Office to make copies of campaign finance reports of the candidates for mayor, it will cost you more than $500. Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster says she will post her report on her campaign website “for the whole world […]
July 10th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
In less than two weeks the 90-member Democratic Town Committee will endorse a candidate for mayor as well as others for municipal offices. The next day challenge candidates will commence to petition onto the ballot for the September 16 primary. Who has an edge?
April 15th, 2015 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
This mayoral cycle has the makings of the best soap opera on the planet. There’s the drama of Joe Ganim exploring a comeback, Bill Finch pursuing a historic third four-year term, and the expected entry of University of Bridgeport executive Mary-Jane Foster, Finch’s 2011 primary opponent, who has experienced her share of drama from her […]
August 26th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
The challenge slate for Board of Education has kicked out a lengthy list of endorsements that includes political operatives, education advocates, civil rights leaders and even a few city employees. The slate of Andre Baker, Dave Hennessey and Howard Gardner is challenging endorsed Democrats Kathryn Bukovsky, Simon Castillo and Brandon Clark in a September 10 […]
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August 21st, 2013 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events
Monday night Gabrielle Parisi, an organizer for the community action group Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport that hosted a candidates forum at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, observed all the school board candidates addressing the public featured solid credentials. She’s right. The six Democrats running in a September 10 primary for Board of Education […]
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July 12th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The annual Puerto Rican parade will take place Sunday at 11 a.m. kicking off from Central High School ending with a festival at Seaside Park. From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Puerto Ricans began arriving in Connecticut in the early 1950s, when the Caribbean island first became a U.S. commonwealth. The status change meant Puerto […]