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Daily Archive for December 17th, 2012
Members of the Bridgeport City Council Monday unanimously chose Jack Banta to fill the vacancy left by Leticia Colon, D-131, when she returned to the school board. Banta, a member of the Harbor Commission, had been her rumored replacement. He was chosen by Democrats from his district and nominated Monday by Councilman Denese Taylor-Moye, D-131.
“This city, this state needed to hear something good, and you gave us something great,” Bridgeport Council President Tom McCarthy, D-133, told young Jeremy Rosa following a moment of silence for the Newtown victims that began Monday’s council meeting. McCarthy and Mayor Bill Finch had just honored the 7-year-old with a council citation and mayoral Read More
All day Sunday, Bridgeport Police Chief Joseph Gaudett shadowed Newtown Chief of Police Michael Kehoe. It is a plan area police departments have in place when major incidents. The Newtown school shooting falls into that category. Gaudett, a Newtown resident, said he basically acted as Kehoe’s assistant, answering emails and phone calls. The two talked a Read More