There’s lots of moolah in the processing of human waste, especially if it’s done through a regional authority. For a few years now Bridgeport and Trumbull officials have been trying to hammer out details for the creation of a regional authority, in reality a mini municipality, that would process sludge via three communities including the [...]
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December 19th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Republican Steve Obsitnik Friday afternoon easily won the GOP endorsement in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District setting up a November general election match-up against Democrat Jim Himes. Obsitnik received more than 70 percent of the delegate support. His closest rival Chris Meek secured enough delegate support to qualify for an August primary, but has not yet announced if [...]
April 2nd, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Ed Lavernoich, Bridgeport’s deputy director of economic development, is leaving the city after 25 years of service to become director of development for the Town of Trumbull starting May 1. Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst made the announcement Monday afternoon.
December 23rd, 2011 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Another crazy year in the state’s largest city and just in time because a lot of us are out of breath. Snow storm after snow storm, an elected school board that said we’re outta here, replaced by a state-appointed body, a Democratic mayoral primary that was on, then off, then on again. After a year [...]
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July 28th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Mayor Bill Finch is pushing this new campaign, Let’s Move Bridgeport. I’m thinking (always a dangerous thing), considering the state is moving the Bridgeport Board of Education to the back burner, maybe we should should revisit the OIB proposal to move (split up) Bridgeport into the suburbs.
July 13th, 2011 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education
The running soap opera As The Bridgeport And Trumbull Magnet Turns took a new twist last week when Mayor Bill Finch proclaimed the Parks Department building on land that became a boundary switch from the city to Trumbull was never part of the equation. Hold on a minute, said Trumbull, Finch is reinventing promises made on [...]
July 13th, 2011 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
CT Post columnist MariAn Gail Brown writes that the City of Bridgeport should be dissolved as a result of the state takeover of city schools. In the be-careful-what-you-wish-for category, here’s the OIB post from March 29, 2011. Eek! All this talk about land swaps between Bridgeport and Trumbull has me thinking (always a peculiar thing) [...]
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