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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

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

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

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.

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.

The Wheel Deal

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.

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