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 bill for his security detail. What do you think? [Read More]

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 challenger Tom Foley are buying up air time to win votes. Does all the money spent on ads have an effect on your vote? [Read More]
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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 of “The Music Man,” along with Matthew and Justin McArthur. Martin will appear again in Saturday’s performance at the Kweskin Theatre on the […] [Read More]

Poll: Mayor Martin’s priority list

Mayor David Martin outlined his priorities in Sunday’s Advocate for the upcoming fiscal year focusing on making city government more transparent, fiscally responsible and operationally efficient. What do you think of the mayor’s direction? [Read More]

Poll: Should Stamford’s Ernie Orgera have been reappointed?

Stamford’s operations director Ernie Orgera was reappointed this week, despite concerns about an anti-immigrant email he forwarded from his city email account. Do you think he should have been kept on? Take our poll:     [Read More]
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Democrats in District 144 already fundraising

  STAMFORD — The two candidates vying for the Democratic City Committee’s endorsement to run for the state House of Representatives in District 144 this November have already started fundraising. Caroline Simmons, a Bridge Street resident and program specialist for the Women’s Business Development Council’s Bedford Street office, has raised $6,165 for her campaign since early March, according […] [Read More]
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Poll: Mayor’s proposed tax increase


Stamford Dems elect leadership tonight

    ABOVE: Democratic City Committee Chair John Mallozzi and Vice Chair Kate Urbank STAMFORD — Two days after its primary elections, the Democratic City Committee is set to elect its leadership for the next two years. The current regime is expected to remain in place. DCC Chair John Mallozzi, who took over as head of […] [Read More]
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RTC reschedules leadership vote

ABOVE: RTC Chairman Dennis Mahoney and Vice Chair Eva Maldonado STAMFORD — The Republican Town Committee, which was set to elect new leadership Tuesday night, ended up rescheduling the vote to Monday after consulting state statutes and its own bylaws. It turns out the new RTC’s term doesn’t technically take effect until March 10, said […] [Read More]
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Low turnout in DCC primaries

STAMFORD — There was low turnout for Tuesday’s Democratic City Committee primaries. Here are the results, courtesy of Democratic Registrar of Voters Ron Malloy: District 2: Elaine Mitchell: 80* Virgil de la Cruz: 67* Althea Brown: 52 District 7:            Jay Fountain: 55* Laurie Doig:  47* Christopher Ward: 21     [Read More]
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