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Entries Tagged as 'Steelpointe Harbor'

When In Congress, Go Back To Congress Street Bridge, Himes Returns

June 12th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Ten years ago, challenging incumbent Republican Chris Shays, Jim Himes made his bones in Bridgeport barbecuing Shays on his failure to deliver bucks for a replacement drawbridge over the Pequonnock River to reconnect the East Side with Downtown forcing headquarters for the city’s Fire Department to navigate a longer route for responses after the bridge […]

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As Signature Hunt Continues For Ballot Access, Ganim Highlights Development Advancement

June 3rd, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

If you’re going to resonate as a candidate, showing development progress as an incumbent is a must. Mayor Joe Ganim provides a construction view glimpse of the Dockmaster Building rising along Steelpointe Harbor, the latest phase of the East Side redevelopment area that will include a marina and raw-bar restaurant opening onto the Harborwalk.

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Steelpointe Harbor Official Praises New State Law Exemption On Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax

May 12th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release from Bridgeport Landing Development: A Bridgeport marina development executive says a new state law his company lobbied for which exempts marine fuel dock owners and operators from paying Connecticut diesel fuel taxes will energize the marine industry. Bridgeport Landing Development, LLC President of Operations, Bob Christoph Jr. says the newly passed bill follows […]

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Deecken, GOP State Senate Candidate, Decries Tribal Gaming Monopoly Against Bridgeport’s Interests

May 10th, 2018 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Gaming monopolies are bad for taxpayers. It’s impossible for taxpayers to get the best deal without a competitive process showing all the financial cards. That’s the message from Richard Deecken, Republican candidate for State Senate in Connecticut’s 22nd District challenging incumbent Democrat Marilyn Moore. Deecken issued a response to the State Senate not taking up […]

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Vertical Progress At Steelpointe Harbor, Dockmaster Building, Marina And Restaurant Under Construction

April 27th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The developers of Steelpointe Harbor that’s transforming the face of the East Side a short distance from Downtown recently provided city officials an on-site update of the Dockmaster Building under construction along the waterfront.

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Revamped Casino Resort Bill Passes Key Legislative Committee

March 16th, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

What appeared dead is still alive. The state legislature’s Public Safety Committee by a 22-3 vote Friday afternoon approved a bill that calls for an open, competitive process with Bridgeport in play as the host city for a waterfront gaming facility. What changed? The original bill called for scrapping last year’s approval by the legislature for […]

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As Construction Progresses, Debate Centers On Harding Name

March 14th, 2018 · 45 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

With construction of a new facility to replace Harding High progressing for the next school year, the naming of the school has reemerged. Keep the name or something new? Four years ago then Mayor Bill Finch, whose administration secured property off Boston Avenue from General Electric to build a modern facility, suggested renaming the school […]

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“Jobs, Jobs, Jobs”–Union Workers Rally MGM Gaming Proposal

February 28th, 2018 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Roaring like a grappler who has one last fight in him, Bridgeport’s just-turned 82-year-old political and labor warrior State Senator Ed Gomes stepped on the podium of an East End events hall, not far from the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area where MGM Resorts proposes a $675 million waterfront casino destination projected to create 7,000 jobs. Addressing […]

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