Mickey Herbert, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a leading healthcare professional who was among only a few high-profile business leaders to support Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback bid last year, has been named president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, replacing Paul Timpanelli who is retiring Oct. 31.
Entries Tagged as 'Rina Bakalar'
October 18th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Tags: Barnum Festival·Barnum Museum·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Housatonic Community College·Jack McGregor·Joe Ganim·Mary-Jane Foster·Mickey Herbert·Paul Timpanelli·Rina Bakalar·Steelpointe Harbor·University of Bridgeport
April 11th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Rina Bakalar, who served as co-chair of Mayor Joe Ganim’s economic development transition team and for several years director of the city’s Central Grants Office, has been appointed director of development for the Town of Trumbull by First Selectman Tim Herbst.
February 10th, 2016 · 39 Comments · News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim’s transition team on Wednesday shared recommendations to improve government efficiency and access to public information that included requiring mandatory freedom of information training for all department heads including the mayor and chief of staff, responding quickly to freedom of information requests, developing a standardized tax abatement policy with clear limits and transparency, […]
November 17th, 2015 · 70 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Mayor-elect Joe Ganim on Monday unveiled his 75-member transition team at the Bridgeport Public Library that includes a cross section from government, political, business community and professional services led by chairs University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen, outgoing Town Clerk Alma Maya and State Rep. Charlie Stallworth. The transition team includes several committees scheduled to present […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Bob Halstead·Bruce Hubler·Charlie Carroll·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Meyer·Dennis Bradley·Ed Adams·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ezequiel Santiago·Gil Hernandez·Hector Diaz·Housatonic Community College·Jack Hennessy·Jeff Kohut·Joe Ganim·John Gomes·John Ricci·Ken Flatto·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Maria Valle·Mary Pat Healy·Michelle Lyons·Mickey Herbert·Milta Feliciano·Neil Salonen·Ralph Ford·Rina Bakalar·Sacred Heart University·Scott Hughes·Shante Hanks·Tom Mulligan·University of Bridgeport·Val Sorrentino
August 2nd, 2011 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education
Primaries are weird ducks. They’re not like higher turnout general elections. In the world of primaries you identify your friends and drag them out to vote. You could enter primary day thinking you’re okay and then all of a sudden–oops!–your friends stayed home, or you failed to coax them to vote. That’s when you grab […]
Tags: Andy Fardy·Ann Barney·Bill Finch·Bruce Hubler·Charlie Coviello·Chris Caruso·Danny Martinez·Ed Gomes·Joe Ganim·Joel Gonzalez·John Fabrizi·John Gomes·John Guman·Marilyn Moore·Mary-Jane Foster·Michele Mount·Nancy Hadley·Pat Fardy·Pleasure Beach·Rina Bakalar
August 28th, 2009 · 123 Comments · City Politics, Education, State Politics
Mary-Jane Foster Rina Bakalar Dottie Guman And now Carolanne Curry These women all supported Bill Finch’s mayoralty in 2007, worked their fannies off, in fact, to help him squeeze out a 270-vote victory over State Rep. Chris Caruso. And, one by one, for one reason or another they are no longer part of the Finch administration […]
Tags: Adam Wood·Bill Finch·Carolanne Curry·Chris Caruso·Dick Blumenthal·Dottie Guman·John Stafstrom·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Paul Timpanelli·Rina Bakalar·Sly Salcedo·Susan Bysiewicz·Tom Kelly·University of Bridgeport
July 16th, 2009 · 41 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
Lots of twists and turns in recent days as Democratic candidates position for seats on the Board of Education. Two slots are available on the Democratic side this cycle, and there could be a few more twists before the Democratic Town Committee meets Wednesday night to endorse candidates for BOE. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa […]
Tags: Auden Grogins·Beardsley Zoo·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Bridgeport Hospital·Carmen Lopez·Danny Roach·Dottie Guman·Joe Giaquinto·John Guman·John Mayer·Kathy Maher·Keith Rodgerson·Leticia Colon·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Max Medina·Mitch Robles·Pat Crossin·Quinnipiac University·Rich Paoletto·Rina Bakalar·Rob Russo
February 23rd, 2009 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Did ya stay up to watch the Oscars? I attended Bridgeport’s version of the Oscars party Sunday afternoon at the home of Jack McGregor and Mary-Jane Foster, hosts of an annual kickin’ New Year’s party in February. The gracious co-founders of the Bridgeport Bluefish always draw an eclectic collection of the great and near-great to their […]
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Bridgeport Bluefish·Chris Caruso·Chris Dodd·Dick Blumenthal·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Jack McGregor·Joe Ganim·Joe Lieberman·John Fabrizi·Kathy Maher·Mark Lauretti·Mary-Jane Foster·Pat Crossin·Rina Bakalar·Rob Russo