Kaomi Goetz http://wshu.org en Study: Hartford worst city in nation for underwater homes, Bridgeport 10th http://wshu.org/post/study-hartford-worst-city-nation-underwater-homes-bridgeport-10th <p>Of the top 100 cities around the country with homes under water financially, Hartford has the most. More than half of homeowners there owe more than their homes are worth, <a href="http://diversity.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/HaasInsitute_UnderwaterAmerica_PUBLISH_0.pdf">accord</a><a href="http://diversity.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/HaasInsitute_UnderwaterAmerica_PUBLISH_0.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">ing to a study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> out Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:18:12 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 17084 at http://wshu.org Arts group mounts opposition to development plan for historic Stamford post office http://wshu.org/post/arts-group-mounts-opposition-development-plan-historic-stamford-post-office <p>The fate of a historic post office in downtown Stamford, Connecticut is still unclear – two years after it was closed. The nearly 100-year old<ins cite="mailto:naomi" datetime="2014-04-30T17:27">&nbsp;</ins>building is one of dozens of historic post offices around the country being sold or scheduled to close in recent years. A developer plans to build a high-rise luxury apartment complex on the property but an arts group is fighting it.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 13:59:06 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16697 at http://wshu.org Arts group mounts opposition to development plan for historic Stamford post office Paul Simon, Edie Brickell in Norwalk Superior Court over domestic dispute http://wshu.org/post/paul-simon-edie-brickell-norwalk-superior-court-over-domestic-dispute <p></p><p></p><p>Paul Simon told a Connecticut judge on Monday that it was a rare argument with wife Edie Brickell that led to the two of them being arrested on disorderly conduct charges over the weekend.</p><p></p><p>Police say a caller from their New Canaan home dialed 911 Saturday night and hung up. They say officers who responded found minor injuries and believed it was a case of domestic violence.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 21:27:31 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16583 at http://wshu.org Paul Simon, Edie Brickell in Norwalk Superior Court over domestic dispute Big-time home sales stoking Northeast real estate market http://wshu.org/post/big-time-home-sales-stoking-northeast-real-estate-market <p></p><p>The housing market is trying to regain its footing, yet sales have slipped in much of the country. One exception is in Connecticut, where sales – especially of expensive homes – are doing well. We look at one history-making sale in Greenwich, Connecticut that's setting the tone for springtime homesellers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:43:25 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16322 at http://wshu.org Former Yerwood Center employee seeking injunction against closing programs http://wshu.org/post/former-yerwood-center-employee-seeking-injunction-against-closing-programs <p>Attorneys for a former teacher at Stamford’s Yerwood&nbsp;Center and the center itself appeared in Stamford Superior Court Monday. Bonnie Campbell of Stamford charges the center is seeking to illegally shut down federally-funded programs.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:32:09 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 15805 at http://wshu.org