The Blog that Works

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Get Well Soon

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In light of the news today about Senator Chris Dodd’s diagnosis, I wanted to commend the Senator for using this opportunity to stress the importance and need for others to receive the same quality care he is fortunate to have.  My thoughts and prayers are with the Senator today.   From his statement:   I […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Local-vores

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Did you know that you can help stimulate the local economy, support family farms, encourage healthy habits for your children and help the environment, all with one trip to buy some fresh-off-the-farm fruits and vegetables.  Sound impossible?  Read this posting from my other blog at www.danmalloy.wordpress.com and then go visit a farmer’s market.     […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Props for Stamford

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In case you missed it, on July 12 the Hartford Courant published a great op-ed about our city by an architecture student at Yale.  The author points to our efforts to expand economic success and urban livability by developing the South End, attracting local business and connecting our train station with the rest of the […] [Read More]

Staying Connected in the 21st Century

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After the success of the Obama campaign’s use of social networking to communicate with supporters and disseminate information, it makes you wonder why every politician since the dawn of the Facebook era hasn’t utilized these tools. The original intent of sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace were to network, make friends and keep track of […] [Read More]
Categories: Misc

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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Did you know that Stamford just began a new recycling program?  Our new Single Stream Recycling is much more efficient and productive- and it shows.  Since we kicked off the new program three weeks ago, we’ve see as much as a 25% increase in the amount of material that our community recycled instead of trashed.  […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Operations

Welcome to “The Blog that Works!”

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If a lifetime of working in public service has taught me anything, it’s that our most grand social changes are begun on the smallest stages; a conversation in line at the grocery store, a cup of coffee between friends, a town hall meeting… these are the places that history-making ideas are born.  It all starts with […] [Read More]
Categories: General