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Monthly Archive for April, 2010

: April, 2010

Russo Taps Debicella

Bridgeport had two residents running for congress. Now there is one. The campaign of Republican congressional candidate Dan Debicella gets a boost today with an endorsement from Rob Russo, his former
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OMG! Bye Bye Sherringham

Can you believe it? The Board of Directors of People’s United Bank say sayonara to Philip Sherringham whose arrogance was a slap in the face to past chief executives such as Sam Hawley, Nick Goodspeed
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SuBy’s Truth Serum

–A lawyer is someone you hire to lie for you Nathaniel Plotkin My friend Nat Plotkin is a talented lawyer with a quirky sense of humor, an unabashed supporter of all things Bridgeport. When I was a
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Let Me Hear From You

Bridgeport celebrates its 175th birthday in 2011. Let’s plan a party! But before we do that the city’s birthday provides an excuse for me to update my book Only In Bridgeport, first published in 1986.
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Lieberman’s Palin Endorsement Deserves Full Treatment

Joe Lieberman says Sarah Palin is a “powerful force” and “everybody should listen to her.” I prefer she get the Ann Coulter treatment: A nice, peaceful demonstration, of course.
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The Wheel Deal

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Grab A Cup Of Joe, Read Bill’s Budget

Mayor Bill Finch’s proposed budget includes a one mil tax increase to cover the cost of a voter-approved referendum for library funding and relies on city employee concessions to close a budget gap.
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Lauretti’s Easter Eggs

This will be a bitter-sweet Easter weekend for Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti. Bitter because the government prosecution of developer James Botti that accused him of a bribery conspiracy with Lauretti
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