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Finch Unveils Pleasure Beach Walking Tour

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.

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Daly Weighs In On Ganim’s ‘Run At Redemption’

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.

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Showcasing The Genius Of Photographer Ed Brinsko

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 […]

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Daly: Not A Time For Settling Scores And Seizing Power

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 […]

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The Top 100 Wage Earners, A Political And Journalistic Legacy

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 […]

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Post Editorial Board Endorses Yes Vote

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 […]

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Carson Zings Finch About Choosing School Board Members

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 […]

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Carding City Employees–What Gives!

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.

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