June 19, 2018

Libby Carlson, special assistant to Mayor Martin on communications, has a piece in the Advocate defending the city's traffic enforcement policies.  In sum, she argues that Stamford does not make much money from "speeding tickets and traffic enforcement," so accordingly...

June 19, 2018

This week, we learned that the supervisor of the long-neglected city marinas has been spending taxpayer dollars on drugs and alcohol for his personal consumption.  Among other questions this raises, why is the marina publicly run in the first place?  Do we have any rea...

June 16, 2018

After 27 years and nearly 4,000(!) episodes, it appears the Jerry Springer show is finally calling it quits.  

I never made it to a taping.  My folks tried once, but the line was too long and they didn't make the cut.  They said they didn't recognize anyone in line...

June 15, 2018

So says a News12 article.  In addition to internet, these new streetlight antennas will include weather indicators and sensors, and an ability to track pedestrian and car movement.

Sounds beneficial, and for the right cost ($0.00).  One potential concern I have, however...

June 11, 2018

Predictably, the Mayor chose to cut the highly visible fireworks from the budget in response to the Board of Representatives only granting him a 1.6% budget increase (instead of the 2.4% increase he requested).

The Advocate dutifully reports on the usual hand-wringing f...

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