smith house http://wshu.org en Stamford gets $2.1M to balance its year-end books in late request http://wshu.org/post/stamford-gets-21m-balance-its-year-end-books-late-request <p>The Stamford Board of Finance voted 5-1 Tuesday night to approve an 11th-hour appropriation for $2.1M for a projected shortfall in several departments including police and fire. That's not before board members chastised the Martin Administration and this year's budgetary process for not keeping the body better informed of the projections.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:55:13 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 19644 at http://wshu.org Stamford's Smith House faces financial woes while state shifts focus http://wshu.org/post/stamfords-smith-house-faces-financial-woes-while-state-shifts-focus <p>Smith House in Stamford, Connecticut is one of only two nursing homes operated by a city or town in the state. But city leaders are struggling to keep up with its rising costs. WSHU's&nbsp;Kaomi Goetz reports that changes in how Connecticut approaches long-term care is testing the viability of Smith House and other nursing homes across the state.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:57:02 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 13729 at http://wshu.org Stamford's Smith House faces financial woes while state shifts focus