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Onofrio To Replace Herbert As Bridgeport Regional Business Chief

October 2nd, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Dan Onofrio, a partner in three Rita’s Ice franchises in Connecticut, has been tapped to replace Mickey Herbert as chief executive of the 700-member Bridgeport Regional Business Council, according to a news release issued by the board of directors. Herbert’s final day is October 31. The business organization covers Bridgeport, Stratford, Trumbull and local chamber affiliates.

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Moore Named “100 Most Influential Blacks” In Connecticut

September 21st, 2018 · 15 Comments · News and Events

Mother, grandmother, state senator, health care advocate, warring against hunger, Marilyn Moore is building a profile of notice politically, professionally and socially. Add “100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut” to the list, a designation by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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Rowdy Crowd At State Senate Forum

August 10th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

A raucous crowd attended a State Senate candidate forum Thursday night at the University of Bridgeport co-hosted by Bridgeport Generation Now featuring Democrats Dennis Bradley and Aaron Turner and Republicans John Rodriguez and Casimir Mizera. Check out the video. The respective party candidates square off in Tuesday’s primaries.

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Deans Named For UB’s Three New Colleges

August 8th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from UB: The University of Bridgeport today announced that Drs. Manyul Im, Carol Papp, and Tarek Sobh have been named Deans of the University’s three newly created colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences; The College of Engineering, Business and Education; and The College of Health Sciences.

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Meet Carolyn Vermont, State Senate Candidate

April 3rd, 2018 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The State Senate seat of a retiring Ed Gomes is among the hottest legislative races this election cycle. The presumed Democratic primary in August features school board member Dennis Bradley who lost a 2016 primary to Gomes, Gomes’ former legislative aide Aaron Turner and Carolyn Vermont, former local NAACP leader. Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District covers […]

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Bridgeport And Camelot–Mark Twain Scholar New UB President

March 9th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events

We marched comfortably along, through glades and over brooks which I could not remember to have seen before–which puzzled me and made me wonder–and yet we did not come to any circus or sign of a circus. So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we […]

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Power Company To Update City Council On Plant Conversion, Community Benefits Agreement

February 2nd, 2018 · 13 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

These days most of the action coming from the City Council is at the committee level such as the effort to reform collections at the Water Pollution Control Authority. Monday night looks like a tame full council agenda that projects for an early night. PSEG, which is undertaking a $550 million coal phase-out conversion to a gas-fired […]

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In 2017, Jayson Negron Major Story

December 31st, 2017 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The police-involved shooting death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron took center stage in 2017. And, more than six months later, interested parties await the outcome of a State Police investigation.

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