ABOVE: Mayor David Martin recently hired Peter Brown at the city’s new fire chief STAMFORD — The Board of Finance on Thursday reluctantly approved $156,292 to fund the January budgets of three volunteer fire companies still embroiled in a lawsuit against the city. City officials have been funding the Long Ridge, Turn of River and Read More
ABOVE: The Board of Finance met Thursday night. STAMFORD — Newly-elected Board of Finance Chairman John Louizos created a new committee as one of his first acts Thursday night. The Capital Projects Committee will be charged with keeping a close eye on the city’s many infrastructure projects, Louizos said. Louizos, Democrat Dudley Williams and Republican Read More
STAMFORD — The city ended last fiscal year with $10.9 million surplus, outside auditors told the Board of Finance Thursday night. O’Connor Davies representatives met with finance board members to give a brief overview of their year-end audit and deliver Stamford’s financial statements. The audit firm has not yet completed its management letter, the auditors Read More
ABOVE: The newly-elected Board of Finance met Thursday night. STAMFORD — The newly-elected Board of Finance unanimously elected Democrat John Louizos as its new chairman Thursday night. Mary Lou Rinaldi, also a Democrat, was reelected as vice-chairwoman. The boards remaining members are: Democrats Richard Freedman and Dudley Williams and Republicans Jerry Bosak and Sal Gabriele. Read More
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We’ve seen data that show Americans feel more confident in the economy and are willing to spend more money on Christmas gifts this year. How much will you spend?
The State Conference of NAACP Branches is set to recognize 100 black state leaders next week during the state convention by naming them to a list of 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut. And the city of Stamford, which has one of the strongest NAACP branches in the state, is home to 10 of these men Read More
ABOVE: Former Mayor Michael Pavia swore in Board of Finance Democrats Mary Lou Rinaldi and John Louizos after the 2011 municipal election. (THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — The Board of Finance will meet for the first time since the November election Thursday night. Three new members will be joining the board: Republican Sal Gabriele and Democrats Read More