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Foster: What Happened To Finch’s $600 Tax Cut?

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Mary-Jane Foster, an exploratory candidate for mayor, says Mayor Bill Finch is so desperate for revenues in an election year he’s placed a for sale sign in front of City Hall. Ah, yes, the city’s for sale.  From Foster: The Finch administration has served up another ill-conceived, ill-timed and thoughtless proposal. Why suddenly throw City […] [Read More]
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Foster To State: Fix Halfway House Imbalance

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Roughly 50 neighborhood activists and city officials gathered at the Wheeler Fountain near Park Avenue Tuesday night to protest a proposed 120-bed halfway house for the West End. The opposition hopes to attract a larger crowd Monday night when the Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled take up the issue in City Council Chambers on […] [Read More]
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Your Chance To Own Bridgeport City Hall

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If you want to be landlord for Bridgeport City Hall and Annex here’s your chance. No statement from City Hall yet as to what this all means. From www.bidsync.com RFQ/RFP – SENIOR MANAGING UNDERWRITE SERVICES Description PURPOSE. As financial advisor to the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut (the “City”), Public Financial Management, Inc. (“PFM”) is requesting proposals from […] [Read More]
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Forbes Warns Of Financial Nightmare, Foster Says Finch Hides Truth

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Yikes! This week’s issue of Forbes warns that Bridgeport could be on the financial brink. Written by Daniel Fisher, Forbes asks “Are you sure you want to live here?” In Forbes’ story Bridgeport leads a pack of cities the magazine claims is on the ropes. From the article: Most of these cities aren’t in imminent danger of bankruptcy […] [Read More]
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Mark Your Calendar For The Special Election

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Does anyone know there’s a special election Feb. 22? That’s right, to fill the state assembly seat vacated by Chris Caruso who received a state appointment from Governor Dannel Malloy. Connecticut’s 126th State Assembly District includes portions of the North End and Upper East Side. Voting precincts are Wilbur Cross, Hallen, Read, Park City Magnet […] [Read More]
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Debate On The Lake

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Mark your calendars. On Feb. 22 a special election will fill the state assembly seat vacated by Chris Caruso who’s taken a job with the Malloy administration. A candidate forum will take place tonight (Tuesday) at the Lake Forest Clubhouse on Frenchtown Road. Connecticut’s 126th Assembly District includes parts of the North End and Upper […] [Read More]
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