OIB correspondent John Gilmore, who served as political reporter for the Bridgeport Post, predecessor of the Connecticut Post, shares this insight about the genesis of publishing a list of the city’s top wage earners. Oh yes, the annual Top Wage Earner story! It’s one of the best-read stories in the newspaper. Just from a historical [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Michael Daly'
March 22nd, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment
November 5th, 2012 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
The Editorial Board of the Connecticut Post is supporting Mayor Bill Finch’s shout out to voters to empower him to appoint members to the Board of Education. The Post commentary declares: “Finch wants to be answerable for the schools? Then make him so. Here’s the chance to establish accountability, to eliminate any excuse for not [...]
September 18th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Michael Daly, CT Post: David E.A. Carson, former head of People’s Savings Bank, now Peoples United, was one of four long-time supporters of public education honored Tuesday morning by The Bridgeport Public Education Fund, an organization he helped get off the ground in 1983. Carson, in brief remarks, spoke forcefully about the nature of [...]
January 7th, 2012 · 32 Comments · News and Events
Finance Director Dawn Norton issued this memo to city employees: “It has come to my attention that there are major policy violations pertaining to the purchase/use of Gift Cards throughout the City. Due to these policy violations, any and all purchase/use of Gift Cards is to STOP IMMEDIATELY.
September 19th, 2011 · 32 Comments · City Politics
The Connecticut Post Editorial Board endorsed Mayor Bill Finch in its Sunday hardcopy edition. The voting members of the editorial board include Publisher John DeAugustine, Editor Tom Baden, Editorial Page Editor Michael Daly, Assistant Editorial Page Editor Hugh Bailey and Photo Editor Catherine Zuraw. Opening paragraph to Post endorsement followed by link to the editorial:
March 4th, 2011 · 29 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
I was thinking (yes, that can be dangerous) about writing a column for weekend bantering–development, downtown stuff, city restaurants–when I came upon Michael Daly’s Sunday column advanced on the Connecticut Post web site. Michael is the editor of the Post editorial page. I always like to be around conversations between former mayors. Nick Panuzio, a Republican [...]
December 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments · News and Events
Thanks to everyone who attended my OIB book signing at Rainy Faye Bookstore Thursday night. Lots of regular OIB friends in attendance.