Log in Register


 Wednesday August 22, 2018

Curtis Ryan Honda Housatonic Community College The Barnum Museum Elle Sera
OIB the bookBridgeport Public Library

Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'

Governor’s Race ‘Might Be The Most Vicious In State History’–Trumpanowski Versus Ned Malloy

August 16th, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

At times like this we must recall the visionary view of OIB friend Phil Smith who noted decades ago “Some towns play political softball, other towns play hardball … in Bridgeport they play hand grenades.” Maybe it’s time we import our favorite sport in town to Connecticut’s governor race.

[

Tags: ····

Watch: Lamont-Ganim SHU Debate

July 26th, 2018 · 24 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

[

Tags: ··

Lamont: Republican Candidates For Governor Silent on ‘Trump’s Cruel Policies’

July 24th, 2018 · 15 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The Ned Lamont campaign for governor released the following statement on the GOP gubernatorial debate hosted by WSHU, Hearst Media and Sacred Heart University today. Watch debate above. Hartford Courant coverage here.

[

Tags: ···

Ganim To Lamont: Limit Campaign Spending–Lamont Agrees To Three Primary Debates

June 20th, 2018 · 21 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Bridgeport mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Ganim today called his certification for the Democratic August primary ballot “a victory for tens of thousands of grassroots Democrats who want a gubernatorial candidate who represents them, not a multi-millionaire candidate chosen by political insiders.”

[

Tags: ·····

The Royal Flush Of Campaign Messaging: Toilets

June 7th, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Joe Ganim pulling Ned Lamont’s chain about his wealth has forged a campaign swirl over the number of toilets in a candidate’s residence. This must be Joe’s new version of head count.

[

Tags: ·····

The North End’s SHU Box

May 12th, 2018 · 21 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Sacred Heart University’s impact on the city is both a blessing and a curse. A blessing for its economic benefits. A curse, however, to North End homeowners dealing with runaway collegiate parties. The burgeoning university features a split campus, a majority of it in Fairfield, but also a meaningful presence across Park Avenue into Bridgeport […]

[

Tags: ·······

Crickets: Mohegan Sun Concert ‘Partnership’ With Arena A Forked Tongue Promise

April 27th, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The Webster Bank Arena is an outstanding 10,000-seat venue that hosts Sound Tigers hockey, Fairfield University and Sacred Heart sporting events and other attractions. Last December Mohegan Sun, in an effort to stamp a footprint in the state’s largest city with competitor MGM proposing a $675 million waterfront destination in Bridgeport, announced a partnership with […]

[

Tags: ·

Deecken Hopes To Serve State Senate District

April 9th, 2018 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

A history and civics teacher at Bassick High School is challenging Democratic incumbent Marilyn Moore in Connecticut’s 22nd State Senate District that covers about one third of Bridgeport, all of Trumbull and a portion of Monroe. Republican Rich Deecken is a member and past chairman of the Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission. His website here.

[

Tags: ··