Stamford http://wshu.org en 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 Former Stamford HR Director who clashed with fire union now up for same job in Norwalk http://wshu.org/post/former-stamford-hr-director-who-clashed-fire-union-now-same-job-norwalk <p>A former Stamford human resources director who was embroiled in a contentious battle with the city’s professional firefighters two years ago is now up for the same job in Norwalk.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:08:52 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 14476 at http://wshu.org Stamford mayor to host live stream, take questions http://wshu.org/post/stamford-mayor-host-live-stream-take-questions <p>Stamford Mayor David Martin is planning to address citizens this week via the Internet. &nbsp;He says he plans to be the first mayor in the state to use social media to host a live video stream to interact with citizens.</p><p>YouTube link:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNWwbkLp2Ko" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNWwbkLp2Ko</a></p><p>GooglePlus&nbsp;link:&nbsp;https://plus.google.com/events/cmcov4af4o72t6fjp5vktmougos</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:04:09 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 13985 at http://wshu.org Stamford Mayor David Martin proposes 4.9% tax hike in first budget http://wshu.org/post/stamford-mayor-david-martin-proposes-49-tax-hike-first-budget <p>First-term Stamford Mayor David Martin is proposing a tax increase of 1.17 mills or nearly 5 percent for the 2014-15 budget year. Martin is presenting his budget to the city’s Board of Finance Monday night. The mayor says his $515 million budget includes funding to fix longstanding structural issues.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 13914 at http://wshu.org Stamford Mayor David Martin proposes 4.9% tax hike in first budget Ukrainian cultural curator in Stamford watching events in birthland closely http://wshu.org/post/ukrainian-cultural-curator-stamford-watching-events-birthland-closely <p>The political unrest in the Ukraine is being closely watched by Ukrainian immigrants in Connecticut and New York. Lubow Wolynetz, 75, of the Ukrainian Museum and Library &nbsp;in Stamford, Conn. says she has mixed feelings about her birth country being in the news. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:35:41 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 13799 at http://wshu.org Ukrainian cultural curator in Stamford watching events in birthland closely