From Mayor Finch: Mayor Bill Finch joined dignitaries from across the region and hundreds of workers to celebrate the topping off of the new Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School at a ceremony held on the construction site on Wednesday.
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Herrmann'
June 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
June 16th, 2010 · 29 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, State Politics
This has got to be a bite in the butt for Connecticut native American tribes, including one local, that tried for decades to achieve federal recognition. And also not great news for the state’s two existing casinos. Shinnecocks, across the pond, win federal recognition. From the Hartford Courant:
May 25th, 2010 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, State Politics
Cecil Young has filed an ethics complaint against several City Council members following last Monday’s battle royal in which a host of local legislators were shouting, pointing, pushing, pulling, falling on benches and the floor. Yes indeed, another OIB moment.
May 10th, 2010 · 15 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events, State Politics
Yikes. Work on the city budget is hardly finished, although the full City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on the $494 million spending plan that begins July 1.
April 29th, 2010 · 13 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, State Politics
Former Bridgeport State Senator Rob Russo dropped out of the race for Congress today and endorsed Shelton State Senator Dan Debicella for the Republican nomination in Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District, a 17-town region that takes in the state’s largest city and heavy GOP Fairfield County suburbs.
April 9th, 2010 · 30 Comments · Education, State Politics
Ah, the money battle. My buck’s bigger than your buck. Easton First Selectman Tom Herrmann, candidate for Congress, kicked out this statement the other day crowing about being the top GOP fundraiser, with $365,000 on hand, to blunt Democrat Jim Himes’ reelection. The numbers don’t lie. I have a financial and statistical advantage on my fellow Republican candidates, and the […]
March 17th, 2010 · 8 Comments · State Politics
Mark Smith, citing family issues, has dropped out of contention for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic State Senator Anthony Musto who represents Trumbull and parts of Bridgeport and Monroe. That leaves Trumbull GOP Town Councilman David Pia as the lone challenger to Musto. No Dems, of yet, have stepped up to challenge Musto. There’s […]