Thanks to all our OIB friends who attended the party at Bijou Theatre Saturday night. Great conversation and even a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sounds like a City Council meeting!
Entries Tagged as 'Rick Torres'
June 16th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
May 31st, 2013 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Black Rock Community Council: The Black Rock Community Council is proud to present the schedule of events for this year’s Black Rock Day celebration to be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The theme of this year’s festivities is “Black Rock Weathers the Storms … a Celebration of Neighbors Helping Neighbors” which highlights [...]
May 24th, 2013 · 72 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t made a lot of constituents happy the past few days following his announced stance against the government reform bill advanced by State House members Jack Hennessy and Auden Grogins–supported by a cross-section in the state legislature–that would bar city employees from serving on the City Council minimizing conflicts of interests [...]
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Auden Grogins·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·David Walker·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Mary-Jane Foster·Rick Torres·Rob Russo
April 18th, 2013 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council
Black Rock City Council members Sue Brannelly and her newly minted partner Steven Stafstrom will host a “community conversation” on Sunday 3 p.m. at Harborview Market, the epicenter of chatter in Bridgeport’s most politically active neighborhood, owned by two-time Republican mayoral candidate Rick Torres. Now that’s what you call bipartisanship, Democrats hosting a conversation at [...]
April 16th, 2013 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Mike Marella made his return to the City Council Monday night replacing long-time councilman Bob Curwen who resigned from the city’s legislative body several weeks ago citing family health issues. Marella was a key figure on the council in the 1990s during the Joe Ganim mayoral years. He was a council spearhead for the establishment [...]
March 27th, 2013 · 15 Comments · News and Events
Anyone attending Mayor Bill Finch’s neighborhood “community cabinet” meeting at Black Rock School tonight at 6? Any crashers? The mayor’s office issued invites to a select group of residents to check the pulse of the neighborhood as the mayor and city bean counters put the final touches on his proposed budget he’ll submit to the [...]
March 13th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events, State Politics
Early 2013 looks like it’s shaping up as a long strange trip for the state’s largest city. A screwy budget cycle, a Democratic governor acting like he’s received a blood transfusion from a Republican–cut this, slash that, whack the cities–is causing much trepidation among city bean counters. To some degree Governor Dan Malloy’s austerity program [...]