Archive for October, 2013

Mixed Use

31Oct13

“The mayor said the site will eventually see a “mixed-use” development…the property will gradually become transformed into an attractive and “vibrant” part of town with a greenway, hotel, apartments, retail outlets and other amenities.” http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Army-Engine-Plant-deal-finally-takes-off-4940619.php Whoa! Hold on there, Buckaroo! Hotel? Apartments? If you read any one of a number of EPA or consultants’ studies […]


We have nothing. The candidates have given us nothing to decide. We can’t even go with the usual Democrat or Republican method since neither candidate does anything that resembles Democratic or Republican philosophies. Whether one has a “D” or “R” after their name is irrelevant. Oh, I suppose we can look at Harkins performance. I […]


License to Bill

24Oct13

Attorney manages town’s legal costs By Greg Reilly on October 24, 2013 http://www.stratfordstar.com/13438/attorney-manages-towns-legal-costs/ Seriously? Stratford Town Attorney* FY 2013-2014 $1,537,000 City of Milford Law department FY 2013-2014 $527,457 Town of Fairfield Legal Department FY 2013-2014 $620,000 Can we send our legal cases to Fairfield or Milford? *Not counting the extra $300,000 in legal costs buried […]


It sounds simple doesn’t it? The truth is that it is that simple. Your vote indicates your endorsement or rejection of the status quo and your belief in a plan for the future. That’s why we have elections. On November 5th, which is less than a month from now, we get to see how a […]


“The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, could shut down. The program provides supplemental food, health care referrals and nutrition education for pregnant women, mothers and their children…senior nutrition grants, which provides meals for 2.5 million elderly Americans, would not be funded in the event of a shutdown.” http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/29/20745618-a-government-shutdown-what-could-it-look-like?lite […]