There are two candidates in Tuesday's Democratic primary for Mayor of Stamford: City Representative David Martin and State Representative William Tong. WSHU's Teri McCready talked with Tong about his platform, starting with his views on fixing the achievement gap.
Two men are vying for the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Stamford: City Representative David Martin and State Representative William Tong. WSHU's Bill Buchner spoke with Martin about the race, asking his reaction to the news that the Tong campaign mailed a flyer directing voters to incorrect polling locations for Tuesday's primary.
You don’t see a lot of electric cars on the roads of Connecticut, and one reason for that is people don’t want to drive a car if they think it may run out of juice along the way. The state is looking to reduce anxiety about electric cars by creating more charging stations.
A new riprap wall (boulders that let water through) in East Haven with a sand dune that will eventually have beach grass
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Seawall Collapse Illustration
A wall in Westport that washed away during Tropical Storm Irene and was replaced with concrete blocks. During Superstorm Sandy, the whole top layer came off and it was rebuilt again using reinforing rods and better mortar.
As Connecticut's shoreline residents make their way through hurricane season 2013 with fingers crossed that there won't be a repeat of the last two years, many are looking for some protection for their property. Seawalls are often a first choice. But as The Connecticut Mirror's Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, even if homeowners can get them, it's not clear they'll actually help.