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City Architect Steps Up For Finch, Provides Job Downtown

February 3rd, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It’s not the job he coveted most, but when you have two young mouths to feed as an ex-mayor with no one banging down your door, a job is a job is a job. Bill Finch has been hired by the respected Downtown-based Antinozzi Associates to head up the architectural firm’s “sustainable strategies.” When it […]

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Who Is Joe Ganim? The Early Years

November 8th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim’s political resurrection has generated local, state and even national interest. Who is he? Where does he come from? What were his early years in office like? What follows is the first of two installments about young Joe Ganim, his growth as a politician and the initial years of his first mayoralty based largely […]

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Morning Joe: I Love Connecticut, Not The Taxes

June 15th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

WFSB 3 Connecticut MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough loves living in Connecticut. He’s just not crazy about the taxes. From his morning perch he has railed against state taxes that could drive corporate giants such as GE out of Connecticut. More from Face the State host Dennis House:

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Seafood Market At Aquaculture School

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

The seafood market at the Bridgeport Aquaculture School has resumed its operation for the 2014-2015 academic year, open Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. Check it out. Students raise their own tilapia. More on this from Aquaculture School.

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No Truce In Malloy-Foley Battle

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Governor Dan Malloy and Republican opponent Tom Foley engaged in another intense debate Thursday night in a war over veracity. From the Hartford Courant: Foley had previously offered a truce during the Hartford Courant debate last week at the University of Connecticut, but Malloy declined. Malloy countered, “Well, let me start with the truth. Crime […]

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Watchdog To City Council: Taxpayers Are Underdogs, Stop The Waste

April 8th, 2014 · 9 Comments · City Budget, City Council

Citizen budget watchdog John Marshall Lee in his address to the City Council Monday night urged councilors to cut, cut, cut waste, starting with their stipends. His comments follow: Tonight is a special night. The UCONN Huskies an underdog at many points this season has fought its way to the NCAA finals. I will be […]

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Bawk, Bawk, Hatch Your Chickens, Mayor To Announce Poultry Ordinance

March 25th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Will Chris Toole, the deflocked chicken man from the city’s animal shelter, be around for this? Mayor Bill Finch on Tuesday (today) with representatives of the city’s Health Department will announce a training session at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for folks desiring to raise as many as five chickens on their property, according to a proposed […]

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The Park City Pass, UConn Women’s Hoops, Tree Pick-up

January 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events

From Mayor Bill Finch: Tune in to WICC-600AM every Wednesday morning at 6:50 a.m., when City Spokeswoman Elaine Ficarra joins WICC personality Tony Reno for the “Park City Pass.” It’s your weekly guide to all the family friendly fun in the Park City. Tune in. Tell your friends–Bridgeport is where it’s at–baseball, hockey, museum, festivals, […]

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