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Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'

What’s In A Name? Finch: Rename Harding Barack Obama High School

July 21st, 2014 · 91 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: Informal poll. What did Shakespeare write? “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet,” or something like that. Should the new school to replace Harding High be named after President Obama? So says Mayor Bill Finch. The mayor hopes construction to replace Harding will begin this year on property owned by […]

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Driveway To Manny’s Mansion Tops Among Stories For May/June 2013

December 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

We learned in June in a story published by the Connecticut Post, the city paid controversial developer Manny Moutinho $400,000 to improve his own Stratford waterfront property as part of an airport safety project. There’s still gravel to unravel in this story. Other headliners from May and June:

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When Cops And Media Collide, Krauchick Ordered Away From Crime Scene

May 22nd, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Media, News and Events

Steve Krauchick, who runs the online news site Doing It Local, had a run-in Tuesday evening with a Connecticut State Police officer called to the grounds of Wonderland of Ice near Beardsley Park for what Krauchick writes was the discovery of a human jawbone. The police investigator ordered Krauchick away from the scene. This gets […]

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Residents Share Views To Blizzard Response

February 20th, 2013 · 20 Comments · News and Events

Residents shared their perspective, both pro and con Tuesday night, on the city’s efforts to clean up the blizzard of 2013. Thanks to OIB friend Steve Krauchick at www.doingitlocal.com for providing this video.

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Saturday Evening Homicide

July 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Cops

UPDATE: From Steve Krauchick www.doingitlocal.com. Just after 10pm Saturday night police responded to shots fired on the 400 block of Hollister Avenue which is between Stratford Avenue and Connecticut Avenue.

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Bill Finch’s Masterful Rejoinders–Sagging Grand List Is Real Culprit In Budget Pain

April 12th, 2012 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning

Mayor Bill Finch has a special talent for sounding like he knows what he’s talking about even when he’s not really sure. That takes practice and rejoinder’s touch. He has gift for it. Many a public official has wilted under the intensity of an angry electorate. Wednesday night’s public budget session at the Black Rock […]

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Shooting Claims Another Victim

March 29th, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events

UPDATE: As a woman points out in an off-camera interview by www.doingitlocal.com, job losses cause some folks to switch over to selling drugs. According to reports a man was shot and killed Thursday around noon near Kossuth and Maple Street on the East Side. The victim’s mother and girlfriend were in a corner store when he was shot in […]

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