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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Sal DiNardo'
July 8th, 2016 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment
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February 2nd, 2016 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
The ground hog calls for an early spring. How about the Bridgeport City Council demanding the sunlight of scrutiny in public? Following an executive session behind closed doors, the City Council Monday night approved a severance package for City Council President Tom McCarthy in his role as deputy director of Labor Relations that sources say […]
January 25th, 2016 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
Several key items appear on the Monday evening agenda of the City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee including a tentative severance package for City Council President Tom McCarthy, deputy director of Labor Relations, a proposed settlement of taxes related to 889 Barnum Avenue that will turn 11 acres over to the city adjacent to the proposed […]
January 21st, 2016 · 26 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
After years in the making the city is on the verge of gaining control of 11 acres on Barnum Avenue adjacent to the proposed site of a new train station on the East Side. The abandoned Remington property for years plagued by fires with some buildings recently demolished had been controlled by RemGrit Realty whose principal […]
January 17th, 2016 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, News and Events
The City Council Tuesday night is expected to approve the refinancing of municipal bonds that Finance Director Ken Flatto projects will save at least $3 million for the current fiscal year to help close a budget deficit initially pegged at $20 million for the year ending June 30.
August 19th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From the CT Post: Two separate fires that broke out at about the same time in the old and long vacant Remington Arms factory Tuesday morning is leading officials to suspect arson.
October 1st, 2013 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on his Facebook page takes exception to how the Connecticut Post characterizes his administration’s relationship with developer Sal DiNardo. The mayor writes: My administration has never given Sal DiNardo a tax break. We’ve aggressively gone after every delinquent property owner, including Mr. DiNardo. Through our actions against Mr. DiNardo, my administration was […]
September 26th, 2013 · 18 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Rick Torres and Phil Blagys, Republican candidates for City Council in Black Rock, share this commentary challenging the legislative body’s role in a proposed land deal. Here we go again. The Bridgeport’s City Council appears to have acted once again on behalf of the connected rather than on behalf of the law. The Mayor and […]