Addressing more than 100 supporters both old and new at her Downtown campaign headquarters Wednesday night, Mary-Jane Foster kicked off a five-week compressed general election cycle one day after an endorsement from Mayor Bill Finch declaring “this is the most important election” in city history as she hopes to build an infrastructure of support to […]
Entries Tagged as 'Steelpointe Harbor'
October 1st, 2015 · 84 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
September 30th, 2015 · 175 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Asserting “We must all do our part to ensure Bridgeport’s progress continues and is shared by all,” Mayor Bill Finch, without a ballot spot, dropped out of the race for mayor on Tuesday thrusting his support behind University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane Foster, a petitioning candidate in November’s election. When asked what he can […]
September 29th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Monday afternoon Joseph Ganim and Joseph Kustra embraced beefalicious all over again. Fifteen years ago Ganim, sometimes with Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa at his side, traversed to the Tollgate Steakhouse in Mamaroneck NY to schmooze restaurant maven Kustra to open a New York-style steakhouse in Connecticut’s largest city. Ganim’s power of persuasion prevailed and […]
September 18th, 2015 · 163 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update: Bridgeport CT Democratic Primary Unofficial Results 16Sep2015. Bridgeport CT Republican Primary Unofficial Results 16Sep2015. Bill Finch is trying to achieve what has never been done before in city history, an incumbent mayor losing a primary and then winning the general election. On Thursday he announced publicly for the first time in an eblast to […]
September 13th, 2015 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
It wasn’t exactly loaded with backflips, pompoms and trumpets, but the editorial board of the Connecticut post endorsed Mayor Bill Finch for another four-year term declaring momentum in the right direction but also rattling off a number of Finch’s flaws. The Post editorial published Sunday acknowledged the endorsement was a close call between Finch and […]
September 11th, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Flanked by Mayor Bill Finch and political supporters at the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side, Providence, Rhode Island Mayor Jorge Elorza who defeated mayor-turned-felon Buddy Cianci last year drew a parallel with Finch’s reelection battle with Joe Ganim asserting “To all the voters in Bridgeport, it’s important to remember that a leopard […]
September 8th, 2015 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
In his latest mail piece, Mayor Bill Finch highlights city progress including Steel Point, Pleasure Beach and construction of new schools.