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Kantrowitz Promises $6,000 Tax Cut, Mayoral Appointed City Council, Support For Deadbeats, Corporate School Control

March 5th, 2015 · 7 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Fire up the oligarchy. Claiming Bridgeport’s legendary conflicts of interest don’t run nearly deep enough, entrepreneur, attorney and former Bridgeport schoolteacher Jonathan Kantrowitz has launched a faux entry into the mayoral race. The two-time Democratic Congressional candidate breaks down his mayoral platform: no tax collection, support for deadbeat dads and tax cheats, complete corporate control […]

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Attention Aspiring Candidates, Women’s Campaign School Beckons

March 2nd, 2015 · 4 Comments · News and Events

Thinking about running for public office? Interested in managing a campaign? Executive Director Patricia Russo will share information about the upcoming summer session of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale, a five-day intensive course from June 8-12 focused on what you need to know in consideration of a run for office. The forum will take […]

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UB To Showcase Unseen Footage Of Martin Luther King

February 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events

The University of Bridgeport is proud to present “Free at Last,” a documentary about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s organization of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign featuring unseen footage of the civil rights leader on Wednesday, February 25 at 7 p.m. This special event is free and open to the public and will […]

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Blumenthal: Bridgeport Leading The Way For Fuel Cell Development

February 23rd, 2015 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, and city officials are calling on federal, state, and local officials across Conn. to help increase fuel cell development across the state. The announcement was made at the site of Bridgeport’s Dominion Fuel Cell, which is the largest fuel cell in […]

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Foster To Make Decision About Mayoral Run In January

December 6th, 2014 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The length of the holiday shopping list pales in comparison to the list of things to do for a mayoral run. That’s where potential candidates are guided by dear old MOM: money, organization, message. Each category has its own checklist and 2011 Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster is examining her list to determine if a […]

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Moore Highlights Campaign Issues For Seniors, Jobs And Schools

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore: Protecting senior citizens’ quality of life, building community bridges for job creation, permanently funding full-day kindergarten, providing teachers essential tools in the classroom and serving as an independent fighter for government reform are some of the issues Marilyn Moore has shared during her campaign for Connecticut’s 22nd State Senate […]

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Community Volunteers Step Up

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Imagine more than 400 people fanning out through every city neighborhood–painting churches, planting trees and cleaning parks. It happened in Bridgeport on Saturday as part of The Big Day of Serving.

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Malloy Pledges Microgrid For UB

October 8th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy today announced a new microgrid project for the University of Bridgeport will help keep critical buildings and facilities powered even when the grid goes down. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Microgrid Program will provide $2.2 million in funding for the university. From news release:

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