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Poll: Will you watch Stamford’s public hearing online?

This year the city is live streaming the public hearing on the city’s budget on Tuesday evening. Assuming actually attending isn’t your cup of tea, will you tune in to hear what your fellow residents
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to speak to Stamford Greeks

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is set to meet with Stamford’s Greek community on Sunday, March 8. The event, which is organized by three local churches, has been billed as a “Greek Community Town Hall.” The

Stamford Election Day results

UPDATE 11:25 p.m. Candidates react: Victorious Democratic State Senate incumbent Carlo Leone called the victories of local Democrats a “step in the right direction,” speaking at the Democratic

Ready to rumble at Stamford Democratic Election HQ

UPDATE: 10:25 p.m. William Tong said in his victory speech that it was a hard-fought race for him. “I was reminded of why I’m the only Democrat to hold this seat,” he said of his more

Covering Election night in Stamford

The Advocate will be covering the gubernatorial and local state races tonight from the celebration headquarters of the Republican Town and Democratic City Committees. Republicans will be meeting at

Voters head to the polls in Stamford

STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There

The view from Hartford

The New York Times today has an article on the state’s race for governor between Stamford’s own Dannel P. Malloy and Greenwich’s Tom Foley. It’s the classic run-up-to-Election Day story about voter

Poll: Should Stamford taxpayers foot bill for Biden visit?

Following the visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Shippan for a fundraising trip to raise money for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection campaign, some say the city shouldn’t be on the hook to pay the

Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

As the political election season warms up, more money is expected to come in from national political action committees and the gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican
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Mayor Martin makes cameo in ‘The Music Man’

STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin continued a tradition among sitting mayors to make a cameo on Curtain Call Theatre’s summer youth program. Martin appeared in the opening scene of this year’s production