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Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'

Passion Politics, School Board Candidates Pitch Dems For Endorsement

July 8th, 2017 · 63 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

On July 24th, the 90-member Democratic Town Committee will endorse candidates for Board of Education. Two campaigners hoping to run together under the endorsement flag, Jessica Martinez and Chaila Robinson, have issued letters to party regulars seeking support. Under the rules governing state-mandated, minority party representation, no more than six Dems (for nine seats) can […]

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SHU Issues Apology For Misidentifying Man In Sexual Assault Case

January 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Sacred Heart University has apologized to a Bridgeport man who was falsely accused of a sexual assault on college letterhead last April involving a student incident at the Golden Star Café Lounge that had been shut down for two months by the state for serving underage college drinkers.

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Gomes, Stallworth, Roach Demoted, Others Reassigned, Staley New CAO

December 16th, 2016 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

In a realignment of some key positions in his administration, Mayor Joe Ganim has demoted Chief Administrative Officer John Gomes, placing Kimberly Staley in charge of department heads, demoted State Rep. Charlie Stallworth from the mayor’s office as well as Chief of Staff Danny Roach to special projects coordinator. Newly hired as de facto chief of […]

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Sacred Heart University Grows Bigger And Bigger On Bridgeport Line

November 21st, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Deep-pocketed Sacred Heart University announced on Monday it has purchased the nearby 66-acre Fairfied property of General Electric, now headquartered in Boston, for $31.5 million “But with Sacred Heart’s acquisition, the property will no longer be subject to the same property tax payments, due to the university’s nonprofit status–a fact that concerns Fairfield First Selectman […]

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Ganim: City Showing Surplus, ‘Moving In The Right Direction Financially’

October 15th, 2016 · 48 Comments · City Budget, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim announced on Friday the $20 million municipal deficit inherited from predecessor Bill Finch has been erased for the budget year that ended June 30, an audit underway by Connecticut accounting firm BlumShapiro will show. And Ganim asserts the current budget year is also operating in the black following the revaluation of taxable property […]

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Clowns On Campus No Laughing Matter

October 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From News 8: Disturbing images of surfacing all over social media with threatening messages to local schools prompted police investigations and fear among students.

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Ganim Appoints Three New Members To Public Housing Authority Board

September 28th, 2016 · 24 Comments · News and Events

From city Communications Director Av Harris: Mayor Joe Ganim today announced that pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes 8-40 and 8-41 he has appointed three individuals to the board of directors of Park City Communities (formerly the Bridgeport Housing Authority) to serve out the remaining terms of board members who recently resigned. The three new members […]

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Kohut’s Plan For Bridgeport Rising, Giving Wings To The Phoenix

September 19th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning

OIB asked one of the city’s preeminent policy wonks Jeff Kohut for his take on what he would do were he city development chief. Grab a cup of joe and check it out. Bridgeport has been in governmental/administrative and socioeconomic decline for the better part of six decades. There are many reasons for Bridgeport’s decline, […]

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