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Yearly Archive for 2009

: 2009

Wanna Derail The Jail? Call Eileen Daily

These are the members of the State Bond Commission that will be asked in the new year to approve funding of Governor Jodi Rell’s push to place a juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East

A Little Help From Friends

Quite a collection of pols, public officials and community activists have come to the defense of City Councilman Bob Walsh who’s phone rant to council partner Evette Brantley has the legislative body

Egad, Emails And Phone Messages

Be careful of your phone messages! Veteran City Council member Bob “Troll” Walsh is taking heat for a phone message he left for his council district partner Evette Brantley after she took an opposing

What Dodd Must Do

My friend Jonathan Kantrowitz is a loyal advocate on behalf of Chris Dodd, and it will be surrogates that may yet persuade angry voters that Connecticut’s senior senator is the goods that can bring

P.T. Committee Statement

The folks that assembled a shadow committee as a check on a task force that Mayor Bill Finch created to examine safety features at P.T. Barnum Apartments following a fire that killed a young mom and

Lard For Political Junkies

The next two years politically will be crazy…just crazy. The perfect fix for political junkies. Mayor Bill Finch has just hit the midpoint of his four-year term, and already the posturing, and

Stick It In Brookfield!

Ear, nose and throat doctors will be busy —  judging from the octaves that pulsed a public hearing Thursday night over Governor Jodi Rell’s proposal to plant a juvenile detention center for girls on

Mario’s Food For Thought

We are now full force into the gubernatorial cycle and Bridgeport will be a big player in both the races for governor and U.S. senate in 2010. That ring you just heard was the phone of Democratic Town

Shays’ Bridgeport Investment

Sometimes it pays off to get booted from public office. One year ago, after a 20-year run in Congress, Bridgeport resident Chris Shays was victimized by the Barack tsunami that catapulted  Jim Himes

Winners And Losers

And the pendulum swings back. One year after Barack’s historic win, a tsunami that swept oodles of Dems into office, suburban Republicans had a mighty good day with chief executive wins in Trumbull,