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Entries Tagged as 'Pete Finch'

Burning In The Heat Wave, Plus: OIB Fireworks Exclusive, And Fedele Gets Public Dough

July 8th, 2010 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, State Politics

Jesus, it’s hot. It’s making me delusional (more than normal). So hot I swear I saw Pete Finch’s arresting officers present him with a street sign that said “This way to the watering hole.” So hot that former State Senator Ernie Newton, the Moses of his people, refused to part the Pequonnock River. (We must conserve water.) […]

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Post Weighs In On Finch Pinch

June 26th, 2010 · 39 Comments · City Budget, Law Enforcement

Connecticut Post Editorial: Arresting Mayor Bill Finch’s son for walking down the street with a street sign was a mighty petty action by Bridgeport police officers. In the midst of a bona-fide public safety emergency, their judgment leaves a lot to be desired.

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The Cops Have Nothing Better To Do But Worry About A Souvenir? Plus: Mr. Barnum Bruised

June 25th, 2010 · 17 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Let me get this straight, the cops are pinching guys over fallen street signs? Horseshit. From the CT Post:

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The Ringmaster’s Rabbit, Bird Is The Word

April 2nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, State Politics

In this weekend of resurrection, Mark Lauretti is feeling pretty good. He has endured story after story about the federal government accusing him of a bribery conspiracy with developer James Botti except the government hasn’t charged the Shelton mayor. Why? Because prosecutors don’t think the evidence is strong enough for a conviction against a public […]

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Friday Night Gossip, I Love It

April 25th, 2009 · 10 Comments · News and Events

Holy traffic jam. Downtown Bridgeport was smoking hot with activities Friday night. Who says suburbanites won’t come downtown? They did Friday night. Mo and I started out at Café Roma on Fairfield Avenue to meet up with OIB friends Barb Delmonico and her hubby Marc, the Republican town chair. It’s incumbent upon me as a […]

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