In a commentary first published in the Connecticut Post, former Mayor John Fabrizi contrasts his years as mayor with Bill Finch claiming “The present administration’s approach to economic progress uses a technique to show progress by color chart.” Fabrizi has formed an exploratory committee for mayor. His commentary follows: How many cities, anywhere, can boast […]
Entries Tagged as 'University of Bridgeport'
July 8th, 2014 · 14 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Patrons jammed a variety of restaurants and pubs Friday night at the Barnum Pub Fest. Check out the events for Barnum Festival this week. Additional info here.
June 11th, 2014 · 17 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
News release from State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore, challenging three-term incumbent Anthony Musto in an August 12 Democratic primary: Bridgeport resident and community leader Marilyn Moore on Wednesday announced that she had met the mandated criteria to qualify for the state’s public financing program, and has filed for the Citizen’s Election Program (CEP) state grant, […]
June 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Tickets are now on sale for Barnum Festival events at www.barnumfestival.com and ticketing partner The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue. Event tickets for the annual salute to showman and entrepreneur P.T. Barnum can be purchased online 24/7 or by calling the Bijou Box Office, open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at (203) 332-3228.
May 12th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education
May 9th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum who created jobs and transformed the landscape of his adopted city Bridgeport. And now Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 26 years as chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, looks forward to serving as the ringmaster of the 2014 Barnum Festival–the […]
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May 7th, 2014 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
As mayor, John Fabrizi was a leading cheerleader for restaurants, arts and entertainment, destination points and educational institutions. Making the rounds to test a comeback as chief executive, Fabs has penned a letter to University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen praising the South End campus as an economic driver, community innovator and education partner with the city’s […]