Former City Councilman Tom White, who also provided staff support for the budget and legislative body, shares in a commentary the city’s failure to provide financial oversight. “The missing ingredient, in my opinion, is members that have the education and work experience to handle this challenging role. Also missing is support staff to assist with […]
Entries Tagged as 'Michael Daly'
July 14th, 2016 · 29 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
May 17th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, Library, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch unveiled a historic walking tour at Pleasure Beach–which is a 71-acre barrier island that opened to the public last summer for the first time in 18 years–that will launch when the island officially opens on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
January 10th, 2015 · 21 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Michael Daly, editor of the Connecticut Post Editorial page, shares his take on Joe Ganim pondering a political comeback. Is Bridgeport–is Joe Ganim–prepared for a Ganim run at redemption? In 2011 he told me that the city’s black ministers had been good to him after he got out of prison.
January 9th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
UPDATE: Brinsko images. On Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. an opening reception at McLevy Hall, 202 State Street Downtown, will feature the artistry of the late photographer Ed Brinsko. When I was a young scribe, Brinsko’s craftsmanship often fronted my work. Thanks to Ed, I had a chance of being read. There are amazing […]
March 1st, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
CT Post Editorial Page Editor Michael Daly shares observations about the need to build a new school to replace Harding High. Even though there’s been a complete turnaround in the power structure of the school board–the minority group that suffered one indignity after another at the hand of the Finch majority is now in charge–the […]
March 22nd, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment
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 […]
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 […]