The Blog that Works

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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