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]
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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