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Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'

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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Timpanelli’s Rock And Roll Life As Regional Business Chief Ending Soon

August 15th, 2016 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

After a mighty 28-year run as head of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council that covered five mayors, starts and stops in city developments, the New England economic crisis that saw bank closings, the roaring late 1990s, a ballpark and arena, followed by the worst economic downtown since the Great Depression, the age of the Internet, social […]

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A Sauna Pitt At SHU For Trump Visit

August 14th, 2016 · 29 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Losing steam in the polls and support within the Republican ranks, Donald Trump rolled into Sacred Heart University Saturday night full of blistering attacks. OIB friend Sue Katz was there and shares some images.

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Trump Brings Campaign Circus To Fairfield, City Cops Will Supplement Security

August 12th, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

Some people wonder based on his cretinous campaign if Donald Trump’s involved in some sort of conspiracy to elect Hillary Clinton president. Trump, who has compared himself to P.T. Barnum, brings his campaign circus to the Pitt Center on the campus of Sacred Heart University around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Campus proper is located in Fairfield, but part of the […]

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Carving Up The City To Suburbs, Careful What You Wish For

July 8th, 2016 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Okay, let’s have some fun. Black Rock is apoplectic about absorbing the brunt of the revaluation blow that jacked taxes in the neighborhood to finance city services. For two hours the other night Mayor Joe Ganim listened patiently as homeowners, a majority from that cool Black Rock hamlet, justifiably vented. Most Black Rockers did not […]

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