Archive for May, 2009

Firing Chiefs


The latest word is that James Cavanaugh the Acting Fire Chief will be out. It seems he has made the fatal mistake of saying that he would run the department as a professional and not be subject to political considerations. Big mistake. (See Jay Cybart). So where oh where will we get a new Fire […]

Update: 10 Stratford teachers face ax By Richard Weizel STAFF WRITER Updated: 05/29/2009 09:33:32 AM EDT STRATFORD — Ten teachers and several other school district employees are likely to lose their jobs and local students will no longer be able to attend a regional arts program under budget cuts approved by the Board of Education. […]

Campaign season is upon us. The budget is completed. The grandstanding is over. In six months we will chose a direction for Stratford. We are optimistic that at the end of the process that direction will be forward.

Ex-chief: Miron knew about propane threat Former Stratford official says mayor was aware of threat By Richard Weizel STAFF WRITER Updated: 05/12/2009 09:38:11 PM EDT STRATFORD — The former fire chief claims officials warned Mayor James R. Miron about propane tanks left behind on Long Beach West before a March fire at the abandoned cottages […]

Union Matters


Talks result in 11th-hour agreement with public works union By Richard Weizel STAFF WRITER Updated: 05/07/2009 11:08:23 PM EDT STRATFORD — Mayor James R. Miron and the public works union on Thursday hammered out an 11th-hour agreement on a new three-year contract just hours before the Town Council voted on Miron’s proposed 2009-10 budget. The […]

This page is being put up because Mr. Mulligan has demonstrated over the years a true caring, concern and effort for the citizens of Stratford. As far as we can tell, he does not lie, he does not seek benefit for himself, he does not make unethical deals and he pretty much says what he […]

Hearings set on Stratford budget By Richard Weizel STAFF WRITER Updated: 05/03/2009 11:35:30 PM EDT STRATFORD — Town residents will have the chance during a two-part public hearing this week to tell the Town Council what they think of Mayor James R. Miron’s recommended $177.5 million budget for fiscal year 2009-10, which proposes no tax […]