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Wanted: City Cheerleader

Bridgeport needs a cheerleader. That’s what I hear from downtown property owners, merchants, workers etc. The other day the University of Bridgeport hosted a forum featuring Larry Goldman,  chief

Library Book Fight

Library officials want to throw the book at Mayor Bill Finch. Well, sort of. They say the library system is woefully underfunded and they haven’t been enamored of the mayor since he described library

The Mayor’s Myopia

Mayor Bill Finch reinforces his hopeless case of Mad Myopia in Connecticut Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck’s feature about the University of Bridgeport’s comeback. Without doing his homework,

Marketing Bridgeport

It was 1997 and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim asked me what it would take to turn around Bridgeport’s image. You take success stories, I told him, and market the city in a statewide radio and television

Why Strong Department Heads Matter: John Marsilio

Joe Riccio’s departure as executive director of the Bridgeport Port Authority buoys the importance of strong decision makers in department and agency roles. Riccio, a good guy who had a mighty run as