A lot of campaign action is on the horizon for the new year, elections for governor, Congress, state legislature and, as local as local can get, races for the 90-member Democratic Town Committee, the pols who conduct party business and endorse candidates for public office. The positioning has started with more to come with district […]
Entries Tagged as 'Steelpointe Harbor'
What’s In Your Crystal Ball For 2014? Battle Cry: If You Want To Be Close To Everything, Bring Your Business To Steelpointe Harbor
December 31st, 2013 · 10 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
December 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch on Friday issued a year-ending news release chronicling his administration’s successes in 2013. In a year that produced more taxes, a highly criticized city response to a crippling snowstorm, a controversial airport-related land deal, the closure of a Downtown market and a North End Staples store, and a whole bunch of Democratic-endorsed […]
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 […]
State Bond Commission Approves Major Incentive Package For Bass Pro Shops Development, Finch: Historic
September 27th, 2013 · 55 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: The State Bond Commission on Friday approved a $31 million tax incremental financing package and urban development grant for the planned Bass Pro Shops store for the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side. The mega outdoor retailer is the first major tenant to sign on to the long-awaited 50-acre redevelopment area first […]
September 19th, 2013 · 81 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Following last Tuesday’s drubbing of Democratic Party endorsed candidates for school board and City Council, opposition forces as well as establishment Dems are looking to the 2015 mayoral cycle and speculating about possible challengers to Mayor Bill Finch. What names are floating as possible contenders? Mary-Jane Foster, who challenged Finch in a 2011 mayoral primary, […]
September 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Fire Department spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch and Fire Chief Brian Rooney dedicated a new 33-foot fire boat that will be a major asset for the Fire Department in protecting city residents, businesses and visitors.
Mayor Puts On Bright Face, Highlights Accomplishments, Braces For Beastly Budget–Will Malloy Step Up For Bridgeport?
March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bill Finch took office as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city in December of 2007. Assuming he fills out this second four-year term he will become one of the longest-serving mayors in city history surpassed only by Republican Clifford Wilson, Democrat Joe Ganim and Socialist Jasper McLevy. The budget Finch will soon propose to the City […]
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