April 1, 2014
THE CT DOT IS CONDUCTING A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING CONCERNING THE MERRITT PARKWAY MULTI-USE TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY
Voice your Opinion on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Senior Center Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Stamford, Connecticut. READ MORE
March 26, 2014
ISRAEL-BASED COMPANY EXPANDS AT STAMFORD INNOVATION CENTER
Rep. William Tong praises state economic development effort that results in Applango USA Inc., a subsidiary of Israel-based Applango Systems, deciding to open its U.S. headquarters at the Stamford Innovation Center. The company's decision is part of a project that will expand the company's regional presence and create four jobs for Connecticut residents. READ MORE
March 21, 2014
STAMFORD LEGISLATORS HAIL LOCAL ARTS GRANTS
The Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund has awarded $16,137 in state funding to seven Stamford art programs to help stimulate their development. READ MORE
March 18, 2014
HELPING PEOPLE, MAKING CT COMPETITIVE FOR BUSINESS
Rep. William Tong, the House chair of the Banks Committee, leads his committee's passage of important legislation that provides new incentives to companies wanting to relocate from out of state, help distressed homeowners, assist consumers and promote family savings. READ MORE
February 21, 2014
FORUM ON METRO NORTH SERVICE
Rep. William Tong joined officials and commuters at a forum hosted by the state’s official rail advocacy group to express concerns about Metro North’s service. READ STAMFORD ADVOCATE NEWS ARTICLE
February 10, 2014
LAWMAKERS FED UP WITH METRO-NORTH
Citing the mounting problems that have plagued the Metro-North, legislators signed onto a letter addressed to the Governor and Transit Executives calling for improvements. READ THE LETTER
DISCOUNTED RATES FOR WATER TESTING
The City of Stamford has negotiated with a local water testing company to provide testing for all Stamford residents with wells at a reasonable price. The company is Environmental Analysis Corporation, which is based in New Canaan. The contact is John Voorhees, and his telephone number is (203) 966-5144.
Environmental Analyis Corporation will provide the following testing in conjunction with a state certified testing laboratory:
505 TEST ($250). The test is designed to detect the presence of certain pesticides, including Dieldrin and Chlordane, and it is known to be a very sensitive test.
METALS ($100). This test is designed to detect the presence of certain metals, including uranium, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and mercury.
524.2 TEST ($100). This test is designed to detect the presence of volatile organic compounds, and is generally associated with testing for common residential contaminants.