With limited options in desperation mode, Mayor Bill Finch Monday evening met with Republican candidate for mayor Enrique Torres urging him to vacate his line so that Finch could run on the GOP line in the general election against Democratic nominee Joe Ganim. Torres rejected Finch’s offer that included several good government initiatives that Torres wants […]
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September 22nd, 2015 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
September 21st, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The results from last Wednesday’s Democratic primary for mayor tell a story of neighborhood geography in which Bill Finch had voter successes in the South End, West End, West Side and Black Rock while Joe Ganim’s sweet spots included the North End, Hollow, Upper East Side and East End. Ganim also broke through in Finch-projected areas, […]
August 24th, 2015 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Three names will appear on the September 16 Democratic primary ballot for mayor: Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster. School board member Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello failed to petition onto the ballot. Mayoral candidates will have ballot company from citywide candidates as well as City Council candidates in several districts. Absentee ballots […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Charlie Coviello·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Joe Ganim·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
August 11th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Council, City Politics
Wednesday at 4 p.m. is the deadline for petitioning candidates to submit signatures to the Registrar’s Office to qualify for the September 16 Democratic primary. Joe Ganim has qualified to challenge party-endorsed incumbent Bill Finch for mayor. Mary-Jane Foster, Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello are awaiting word if they have secured the roughly 1900 certified […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Charlie Coviello·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Katie Bukovsky·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Tom McCarthy
July 22nd, 2015 · 26 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Challengers to Democratic-endorsed candidates for City Council have begun the petitioning process for the September 16 primary. They will need certified signatures from five percent of registered Dems in their respective districts to qualify for the ballot.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Jose Casco·Katie Bukovsky·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Rich Paoletto·Tom McCarthy·Tyreke Bird
July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Alma Maya·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·CT Post·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Don Clemons·Enrique Torres·Fleeta Hudson·Gil Hernandez·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Kadisha Coates·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Mary-Jane Foster·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Pleasure Beach·Ralph Ford·Steelpointe Harbor·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Tom Mulligan·Warren Blunt
July 21st, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
I love you, I need you, I want you. They’re being schmoozed and boozed, urged, cajoled, worked, and some promised this and that. They’re popular today, perhaps not so Tuesday night depending on how the 90 members of the Democratic Town Committee cast their endorsement vote for mayor, Bill Finch or Joe Ganim, at Testo’s […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Gil Hernandez·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Martha Santiago·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Ralph Ford·Scott Hughes·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt
July 17th, 2015 · 14 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.
Tags: AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Brett Broesder·Chris Rosario·Dick Blumenthal·Ezequiel Santiago·Jim Himes·John Fabrizi·Lydia Martinez·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Steelpointe Harbor·Tom McCarthy