Poll: What’s the best way to handle Stamford’s freezing weather?

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Apparently Stamford has ways to go with this unbelievably cold weather. What’s the best way to handle it? Take our poll below: Content loading… Please enable javascript! What’s the best way to handle this unusually cold winter? What’s the best way to handle this unusually cold winter? Ignore it Complain about it Blame the president […] [Read More]
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Poll: Are the sidewalks getting shoveled well enough?

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  With winter dragging on and the storms seem to be hitting us weekly, there’s hardly time to get cleaned up from one storm before next arrives. And then there’s the question of where to put the snow. The city still requires businesses and residents to keep the sidewalks shoveled, though. Are they keeping up? […] [Read More]
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Poll: Was the plowing worse this week than last?

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Content loading… Please enable javascript! Was the plowing in Stamford better or worse this week? Was the plowing better or worse this week? Better Worse About the same Snow cleanup in Stamford Last week for the failed blizzard the city’s Department of Public Works put all plow hands on deck. This week when we got […] [Read More]

Poll: Should Stamford accept $25K gift to hire mayor’s assistant?

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City representatives opted to punt Monday rather than decide whether to accept a $25,000 gift from developer Richard Freedman to pay for a special assistant to the mayor. Members voiced concerns about the appearance of a conflict of interest. Do you think the city should accept the gift? Take our poll below. Read more about […] [Read More]
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Poll: Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts this year?

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Content loading… Please enable javascript! Dollars and sense Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts this year? Yes No I’m a Scrooge every year. Dollars and sense With the price of gas so low, you might have felt flush this Christmas season. Did that fool you into blowing your budget for Christmas presents? [Read More]
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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]