Conn. DOT issues statement about garage closing

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The Connecticut DOT has provided further details on the train station garage, giving a more detailed outline of how the decision to close the garage came about as well as the time it will take to perform testing. The agency delivered a statement Wednesday night during the Commuter Council meeting, which was held in Stamford. […] [Read More]

State gives Stamford $2.5 million for affordable housing

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Governor Dannel Malloy joined Stamford’s legislative delegation on Monday in announcing a $2.5 million grant to help develop 46 units of affordable housing in Stamford. The grant is to Shelter for the Homeless, which currently operates an emergency shelter on Pacific Street in the South End. The grant will fund 32 single-room units intended for […] [Read More]

Malloy issues a travel ban tonight

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Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on state highways starting at 9 p.m. Between 15 to 30 inches of snow is projected to fall in the region tomorrow. Wind gusts are expected to be as much as 50 miles per hour. The governor spoke this morning at a news conference in Hartford, urging residents […] [Read More]
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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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Democrats in District 144 already fundraising

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  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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Molgano and Republicans force Common Core hearing

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STAMFORD — District 144 state Rep. Michael Molgano joined with his Republican colleagues in the state General Assembly to force a public hearing on legislation related to the Common Core curriculum and teacher evaluations. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has called for a moratorium on certain elements of teacher evaluations, and Republicans are seeking to delay […] [Read More]
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City Rep. to announce state run

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ABOVE: City Rep. Matthew Quinones, D-16 STAMFORD — Newly-elected Board of Representatives member Matthew Quinones is scheduled to announce his candidacy for the state House of Representatives this afternoon. Quinones, a Democrat representing Stamford’s 16th district, will challenge two-term incumbent Michael Molgano in the 144th state district this November. Quinones will announce his candidacy at […] [Read More]
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Stamford state Rep. named vice chair of MORE Commission

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ABOVE: District 148 state Rep. Dan Fox, who represents Stamford’s East Side and Glenbrook neighborhoods (THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — State Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, has named Stamford state Rep. Dan Fox as vice chair of the MORE Commission, which is tasked with finding cost-saving opportunities in municipal government operations. Fox, a Democrat, has […] [Read More]
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