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CT Post Weighs In On Billboard War

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.

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Gennarini, Grand Marshal Of Columbus Festivities

April 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the Council of Italian American Societies: The Council of Italian American Societies (CIAS) will officially install Frank T. Gennarini of Milford as the 104th Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Festivities at a fundraising dinner Thursday May 3rd.

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What A Stinker! Trumbull Sewer Commissioner Resigns Over Moutinho Connection

December 29th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

As federal investigators unravel relationships between Bridgeport-based sewer contractor Mark IV Construction and former officials of the Town of Trumbull, Paul Kallmeyer, a key member of the town’s Water Pollution Control Authority has resigned following revelations that his son has received sewer-related work from Mark IV nearly four years after the town paid $300,000 to settle […]

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Judge Declares Mistrial On Lauretti-Related Botti Charges, Plus: Lowell Weicker’s Stones, Creative Coin And Pavia’s I-95

April 1st, 2010 · 33 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Afternoon Update: A federal jury in New Haven has convicted Shelton developer James Botti on one count of mail fraud but was deadlocked regarding the conspiracy and bribery charges relating to Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti who has not been charged in the case. The judge has declared a mistrial related to the Lauretti counts. The mail […]

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Political Sinners And Saints, Plus: Bring Home The Beacon

November 6th, 2009 · 79 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, Library, State Politics

Weekend Update: What say you about winners and losers this week? Library supporters big winners. I’m just wondering about the small print they’ll encounter when it comes to funding the 1 mil for library services. What can the city take away from the library that was a previous cost? Losers? City pols who had pledged to […]

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Voters Lift Library, Plus: Speedy’s AB Sting, And Ned’s Guber Run

November 4th, 2009 · 44 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, Library, State Politics

UPDATE: Great day for library supporters. Bad day for city Republicans. Excellent day for suburban Republican candidates. What happened to the organized political effort to defeat the library referendum question? In fact many from the Democratic party apparatus were pushing the yes question in front of polling places. Unofficial results, according to Democratic Registrar of Voters […]

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Vote, Vote, Vote

November 3rd, 2009 · 67 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, Law Enforcement, Library, State Politics

Evening Update: Unofficial results, according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Sandi Ayala: Library referendum question passes. Working Families Party Board of Education candidates Sauda Baraka and Maria Pereira are leading the Republicans. If this holds up, bad day for city GOP. BOE, under state law, has minority-party representation. Dems sweep council and Board of Education […]

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Juvenile Detention Center Withdrawn, Plus: Troll’s Slur Against Brantley

October 30th, 2009 · 98 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, Library, State Politics

Saturday update: Gov. Jodi Rell pulled the item from the State Bond Commission agenda to approve financing of a juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. State Rep. Chris Caruso took the lead to oppose the Virginia Avenue location. As neighborhood opposition mounted other pols piled on. News release from Mayor Finch: Mayor […]

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