On Monday Governor Dan Malloy announced roughly $2 million in grants in support of city development projects. News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Bridgeport has been awarded more than $2 million in grants by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith for the cleanup of brownfield sites [...]
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May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
May 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning
Governor Dan Malloy today announced grant funding for several city development projects. Description from the governor’s office: Bridgeport will receive a $1,014,821 grant for site assessment, remediation, and redevelopment work at the Security, EE Wheeler, and EW Harral buildings–three historic properties in the downtown village district on Main Street. Redevelopment plans call for restoring about [...]
April 1st, 2013 · 20 Comments · Education, News and Events
Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez has filed a complaint in state court seeking to invalidate last month’s 5-4 vote by the Board of Education granting a three-year contract to Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas, claiming Vallas lacks the certified credentials to serve as school chief. She’s represented by Norm Pattis, the lawyer who persuaded [...]
February 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget
Governor Dannel Malloy is putting a bright face on his budget proposal, but if his proposed cuts go through it will wreak havoc for Bridgeport’s city budget. News release from Malloy: (HARTFORD, CT) – Presenting his Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget to the General Assembly, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today outlined an ambitious agenda that builds [...]
December 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From Governor Malloy: (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is nominating Andrew J. McDonald of Stamford to serve as a justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
November 24th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education
Can you believe it? Bill Finch has been mayor of the state’s most populous city for five years. He won a close Democratic primary over Chris Caruso in September 2007 then easily won the general election in November 2007. He was tested again in a primary in 2011 by University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane [...]
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October 19th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
A poll released today by the University of Connecticut and Hartford Courant shows Barack Obama with a slim three-point lead nationally over Mitt Romney. In Connecticut, Obama leads by 14 points. A number of battleground states will decide the race. From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With women rallying to the Democrats, President Barack Obama holds [...]