Mayor Bill Finch, celebrating a birthday, has a busy schedule today that includes heading to Hartford to testify at a legislative hearing on a proposed budget by Governor Dan Malloy the mayor says “whacked” the city “to the bone.” Finch appeared Monday morning for his regularly scheduled monthly interview with WICC’s Mike Bellamy. The mayor [...]
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March 4th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council
December 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Hundreds gathered in McLevy Green Thursday night, as Mayor Bill Finch, Santa, and WICC Morning Show hosts Tony Reno and Mike Bellamy presided over the Mayor’s Annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting.
December 5th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mayor Finch: Everyone is invited to come down to McLevy Green for the Mayor’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. Join in the fun with Mayor Bill Finch and his family along with Santa, and our emcees for the evening, WICC Morning Show hosts Tony Reno and Mike Bellamy. It all starts Thursday, Dec. 6 [...]
November 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events
It’s always an interesting transition going from flatfoot scribe to flack. New Haven Register crime reporter Bill Kaempffer is doing just that, according to the New Haven Independent’s Melissa Bailey www.newhavenindependent.org. Cops are a unique breed to deal with under any circumstances. Good luck, Bill. Former WICC News Director Tim Quinn had the job before [...]
October 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The Weird Beard Russ Knight was a fixture for many years when Bridgeport was a talk-show city. Knight, given name Russell Moore, worked for WDJZ in the early 1980s and also hosted a talker on WICC. Knight had special pipes that could be anything he wanted: shock jock, soothing voice of reason or voiceover specialist. [...]
May 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
From Mayor Finch: Downtown Thursdays Lineup Set; Summer Concert Series Expands to 13 Weeks Put on your dancing shoes and make your way to McLevy Green for the 2012 edition of Downtown Thursdays–back for a third year, expanded to 13 weeks. The concert series, organized by the City of Bridgeport and the Downtown Special Services [...]
May 7th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops
Ten hours before West Side residents marched against violence one week after the shooting of a three-year-old girl, Jim “Sonny” Fox, that rascally Black Rocker who’s like a kid with matches and gasoline when it comes to fanning city issues, telephoned Mayor Bill Finch and Police Chief Joe Gaudett who were guests on WICC’s Monday [...]