Fairfield County

Election 2013
8:43 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Former police chief wins Norwalk mayoral race

Harry Rilling at the podium during his victory party Tuesday night at the Hilton Garden Inn as Congressman Jim Himes celebrated next to him.
Credit Tarice L.S. Gray

Former Norwalk Police Chief Harry Rilling, a democrat, has defeated the incumbent Mayor Richard Moccia, a republican.

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Are Conn. regulations excessive?
7:46 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Malloy orders review of state regulations

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy in Stamford on Wednesday.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy issued an executive order Wednesday requiring state agencies to review all regulations that are more than four years old.  The governor says the goal is to identify any that are obsolete, unnecessary or excessively burdensome.

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Developer pulls agreement
9:28 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Bridgewater move off the table, for now

On Tuesday night, the developer of Bridgewater Associates' proposed headquarters in Stamford withdrew a controversial license agreement needed to secure a deal for the hedge fund to complete its state-supported move from Westport to Stamford. 

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Stamford Primary
12:20 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Mayoral candidate Tong discusses platform for Stamford

State Representative William Tong

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.

Stamford Primary
12:12 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Stamford mayoral candidate Martin discusses the race and his campaign

Stamford Representative David Martin

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.