From Dan Tepfer and Mike Mayko, CT Post: Just days after a vicious beating by Bridgeport police drew 80,000 viewers on YouTube, NAACP leaders are calling for the arrest and firing of the three cops involved, while lawyers for the apparent victim filed a $1 million lawsuit.
Entries Tagged as 'Mike Mayko'
January 28th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events
January 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: (HARTFORD) Former State Sen. Ernest Newton’s legal problems are growing. The U.S. Probation Department is expected to charge Newton with violating the terms of supervised release as a result of his Jan. 4 state arrest on larceny, illegal campaign practices and tampering with a witness. He is expected to plead [...]
Lopez: Arena Billboard Is Spot Zoning–Officials Support Billboard As Revenue Generator, Image Builder
November 20th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez, a city resident, urged the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night to reject an application for an electronic billboard at the city-owned Webster Bank Arena. City and business community officials stepped up in support of the billboard. See report from Mike Mayko of the CT Post followed by [...]
November 13th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: The Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ president insisted Monday there was no link between a $14,000 contribution to aid mayor Bill Finch’s plan to change the city charter and his proposal to amend zoning laws to allow a high-tech billboard next to Interstate 95 at Harbor Yard.
November 12th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: A high-tech battle is brewing between a national outdoor advertising company and the city over a plan to build a giant, state-of-the-art digital billboard at the Bridgeport-owned Webster Bank Arena along Interstate 95.
October 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Supporters of the resilient effort to pass an ordinance regulating strip bars in the city got their wish Monday night, albeit a watered-down version, as all members of the City Council in attendance supported the measure. Sue Brannelly, the council member from Black Rock who spearheaded passage, says it’s a good start, but she will work [...]
September 26th, 2012 · 20 Comments · City Council, Cops, Development and Zoning, News and Events
On Monday a new state law advanced by State Rep. Auden Grogins and State Senator Anthony Musto during the 2012 legislative session takes effect to increase regulation of massage parlors, something particularly important to their constituents in Black Rock concerned about crime, quality of life and impact on housing values. New regulations provide law enforcement more tools [...]