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Entries Tagged as 'Tate George'

Government Slam Dunks Tate George, Jailed Immediately After Conviction

September 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events

Former hoop star Tate George, who proposed an East End development deal in Bridgeport several years ago, has been convicted on charges of swindling millions of dollars from a bunch of folks including former athletes. News release from New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office: C. Tate George, former NBA basketball player and the CEO of purported […]

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Taint George! Former Hoop Star Indicted–Proposed City Development

March 24th, 2012 · 10 Comments · News and Events

From the CT Post: UConn basketball great Tate George was indicted Friday by a grand jury in his home state of New Jersey on charges he orchestrated a $2 million investment fraud scheme, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

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Trolling For Council Resolutions

October 4th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning

Could this be the final City Council act of Bob “Troll” Walsh? His council tenure officially expires at the end of November following 16 years as the resident curmudgeon watchdog. Whether Joe Ganim, John Fabrizi or Bill Finch, the Troll was never bashful about plunging a sharply worded resolution into a mayoral initiative. Council members Andre […]

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Air Ball! Tate George Charged In Ponzi Scheme–What Does This Mean For His Proposed Development?

September 23rd, 2011 · 28 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Afternoon update, includes Finch response: Former UConn basketball star Tate George, part of a development team for the planned Seaview Plaza retail center for the East End, surrendered this morning to federal authorities in connection with an alleged investment fraud scheme. See Justice Department news release below followed by Mayor Bill Finch’s response, Mary-Jane Foster’s reaction and the development announcement that […]

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Russo: No Rubber Stamps, Plus: Trolling For Topics, And Mayor’s State Of The City

September 22nd, 2009 · 45 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, State Politics

1 p.m. update: Former Republican State Senator Rob Russo officially declared his candidacy for U.S. Representative calling Democrat Jim Himes a rubber stamp for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and vowing to end crisis spending by Congressional Democrats. Russo made his announcement on Sherman Green in Fairfield, using health care as the centerpiece of […]

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Cougar’s Coulter Blast, Plus: The Early Vote Count, And Finch Resuscitates Nurse Pay

September 11th, 2009 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Coming Monday: The residency of Bridgeport’s Civil Service Commission president. Weekend Update: This shit is too funny. Check out the video of former City Councilman Keith Cougar Rodgerson adding some spice to Ann Coulter’s downtown Tea Party Friday afternoon. Cougie decided to give Annie an ear-splitting dose of Ray Charles from his apartment overlooking her speech on […]

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How Do You Like Your Tuna? Plus: Tate George … Swish (hopefully)

September 10th, 2009 · 43 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning

5 p.m. update: We’re inching closer to Primary Insanity Day! Four Democratic primaries for City Council will take place on Tuesday including the battle royal in the 138th District in the Upper East Side, one of my favorite city neighborhoods covering the northeast corner of the city near the Beardsley Park area and shares borders with Trumbull […]

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