David Martin http://wshu.org en 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 Controversial Martin appointee, Serafino withdraws from consideration for Police Commisison http://wshu.org/post/controversial-martin-appointee-serafino-withdraws-consideration-police-commisison <p>Stamford’s Board of Representatives meets Monday night in its first regular meeting of 2014. Its members won’t have to vote on a controversial mayoral appointment to the city’s Police Commission as planned.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:33:34 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 10902 at http://wshu.org Stamford's "hometown sausage" company evicted by city http://wshu.org/post/stamfords-hometown-sausage-company-evicted-city <p>The city of Stamford evicted a business yesterday that’s been in the city for about a century.&nbsp; The eviction was the result of an eminent domain purchase of a building to expand a roadway.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:27:59 +0000 Craig LeMoult 10352 at http://wshu.org Stamford's "hometown sausage" company evicted by city