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Author: Keila Torres Ocasio

It’s a long day for those who give rides to the polls

From staff writer John Burgeson: BRIDGEPORT –– For most it’s a labor of love. For some it’s a labor of love with a tank of gas thrown in. They’re the people who give rides to the polls on election

Less than 200 people have voted at JFK Campus

BRIDGEPORT — The JFK Campus in Success area of the city is eerily quiet with just a handful of people voting at a time. The machine count shows that roughly 180 out of 2,555 registered Democrats have

Timeline: Mary-Jane Foster’s candidacy

A look back via  at the twists and turns Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign for mayor has taken, from the launch of her campaign to Friday’s decision by a Superior Court judge that Foster would be

Mayor Finch makes first attack on Mary-Jane Foster’s business record

BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch made his first jab at his mayoral opponent Mary-Jane Foster Thursday with a radio ad criticizing her involvement with the once-struggling Bridgeport Bluefish. In the ad,

Finch campaign demands apology for adoption comments

BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign is demanding a public apology from primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster for negative comments about adoption made by someone running on her slate. In a comment on

Bpt petitions are in! Finch facing Foster, not Ganim

BRIDGEPORT — The deadline for submitting petitions to participate in either the Democratic primary Sept. 13 or the general election Nov. 8 was Wednesday and when the dust settled two things were

Malloy will not endorse Bridgeport primary candidate

From my colleague Brian Lockhart: There’s been speculation among fellow politics watchers about whether ex-Stamford Mayor-turned-Governor Dannel Malloy will endorse a candidate in the Democratic

Video criticizes Mary-Jane Foster & campaign slate

It looks like the race (only one month away!) between Mayor Bill Finch and Mary-Jane Foster is heating up. This video, paid for by the political action committee A Better Connecticut ABC, was posted

Finch promises start to Steelpoint, Pleasure Beach…

Here is Mayor Bill Finch’s speech after getting the Democratic Town Committee endorsement for mayor – from former mayor John Fabrizi no less! -last night. In his 8-minute speech the mayor makes a host

Gomes bashes “machine,” criticizes Foster’s education stance

BRIDGEPORT — On Monday, Democrat Mary-Jane Foster announced her education platform, including a plan to pursue the creation of a local school board consisting of five appointed and four elected