Stamford

Neighborhoods
3:32 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Former Yerwood Center employee seeking injunction against closing programs

Attorneys for a former teacher at Stamford’s Yerwood 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. 

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Personnel
4:08 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Former Stamford HR Director who clashed with fire union now up for same job in Norwalk

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. 

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Stamford
6:04 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Stamford mayor to host live stream, take questions

Stamford Mayor David Martin is planning to address citizens this week via the Internet.  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.

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Stamford
6:30 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Stamford Mayor David Martin proposes 4.9% tax hike in first budget

Mayor David Martin of Stamford presents a summary of his recommended budget for the 2014-5 fiscal year at a press briefing at the Government Center Monday.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

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. 

  

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Ukraine
5:35 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Ukrainian cultural curator in Stamford watching events in birthland closely

Lubow Wolynetz, 75, of the Ukrainian Museum and Library in Stamford, Conn. holds a picture of an Ukrainian hero and anti-occupation activist, poet Taras Shevchenko. The museum is organizing an exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial year of his birth.
Kaomi Goetz

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  in Stamford, Conn. says she has mixed feelings about her birth country being in the news.  

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