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Poll: How far do you plan to travel for Thanksgiving?

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Voters head to the polls in Stamford

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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 was an early report of a problem with a scanner at one of the polling places, but Corelli said it […] [Read More]
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Poll: Do you think the city should increase taxes on home sales?

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The Stamford Board of Representatives is currently considering a plan to raise taxes on home sales over $1 million. Under the plan, home sellers would pay the current rate of 0.35 percent on all proceeds up to $1 million and 0.5 percent for all revenue over that sum. The plan has been opposed by Realtors […] [Read More]

Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

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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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Poll: Mayor Martin’s priority list

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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]
Soccer fans at Bobby V's Sports Bar in Stamford cheer on the American team in their June 16 game against Ghana in the first round of the World Cup. USA won, 2-1.

Will you follow soccer now, after this year’s World Cup in Brazil?

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This time around the World Cup has gotten a lot more attention from the mainstream media, with the restaurants and bars in Stamford overflowing during games. Even the sports talk radio shows have been discussing it, if only to debate how boring  they find the “beautiful game.” What do you think? Will you consider going […] [Read More]
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Poll: Should Stamford buy the former Sacred Heart Academy?

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Stamford Mayor David Martin’s administration is moving fast to spend up to $65 million to acquire, modernize, and expand the former Sacred Heart Academy property on Strawberry Hill Avenue. Now the Board of Education is saying it would cost at least $80 million. What do you think? Take our poll:   [Read More]
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Does Stamford have enough CVS pharmacies yet?

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With the recent opening of a new CVS in Glenbrook, Stamford now has six of the pharmacies, plus another two on the way. Do we need this many? The more the better? What do you think? Take our poll below. [Read More]
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Poll: Was Stamford right to OK off-track betting?

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Bobby Valentine’s application to open off-track betting venue in Stamford hurtled through the Board of Representatives this week – probably one of the faster approvals of such a controversial matter before the board in recent memory. City representatives did impose a few conditions on the deal, however, including earlier closing times, and a requirement that […] [Read More]

Poll: Is the city’s new tax rate fair?

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The Board of Finance voted Tuesday to increase the property tax rate 3 percent for the 2014-15 budget year. Your exact tax rate depends on which taxing district you live in, ranging from 2.99 to 3.12. What do you think? Did they get it right this year? Take our poll below. Read the article: Stamford […] [Read More]