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Press Contact:

Elizabeth "Libby" Carlson, Special Assistant to the Mayor

Desk: 203-977-5115

News Releases

City Participates in Hurricane Preparedness Review (06/15/2017)

Mayor and City Officials Cut Ribbon for Hoyt-Barnum House at the Stamford History Center (06/14/2017)

Stamford Designated an Innovation Place (06/12/2017)

Mayor, EID Partners Announce 15 Schools, Government Center to Have New LED Lighting (06/12/2017)

City Announces Change in HIV Service Delivery (06/12/2017)

Mayor Martin Joins Climate Mayors (06/08/2017)

Mayor Martin Statement re: U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal (06/02/2017)

Community Arts Partnership Program Applications Available (05/30/2017)

Mayor Announces Details of 2017 Fireworks Show (05/19/2017)

Joint Press Statement Concerning Settlement Agreement in Johnson Case; Madonna Badger Case (05/05/2017)

Joint Press Statement Concerning Settlement Agreement in Badger Case (05/03/2017)

City of Stamford Beach and Pool Hours/2017 Lifeguard Hours (05/02/2017)

Mayor Martin Statement re: New Canaan Withdrawing Application for Radio Antenna in North Stamford (04/20/2017)

Stamford Ranks in Top 10 in Financial Times' "American Cities of the Future" (04/10/2017)

City Announces Immediate Closure of Riverbank Road Bridge over the East Branch of the Mianus River (04/07/2017)

City to Close Washington Blvd. Southbound Between Main St. & Tresser Blvd. This Weekend (04/07/2017)

Mayor Awards Neighborhood Grants (04/03/2017)

Mayor, Americares Highlight Ways to Help Victims of Severe Peru Floods (03/27/2017)

Stamford Residents Encouraged to Nominate City for "Meet Me At The Park" Campaign (03/27/2017)

Mayor Martin Testifies on Education Cost Sharing Formula in State Hearing (03/20/2017)

Mayor Martin Provides Update on Winter Storm (03/14/2017)

Mayor Martin Declares Snow Emergency in Advance of Impending Blizzard (03/13/2017)

Mayor, City Officials, Police Break Ground on New Police Station (02/28/2017)

City of Stamford Statement re: Racial Incident on High Clear Drive (02/21/2017)

Mayor Martin, Public Safety Officials Hold Interfaith Forum on Security in Stamford (02/16/2017)

City, Urban Engineers to Hold Public Input Meeting for Traffic Signal Synchronization Project Tuesday (02/16/2017)

Mayor Martin Provides Update on Winter Storm, Snow Emergency to be Cancelled (02/09/2017)

Mayor Martin Declares Snow Emergency in Advance of Tonight's Winter Storm (02/08/2017)

Mayor Martin Joins National "Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination" Coalition (02/03/2017)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Presidential Executive Order on Refugees (01/30/2017)

Mayor Attends U.S.. Conference of Mayors, Meets with Federal Agencies (01/25/2017)

Time to Test for Radon (01/05/2017)

Mayor Martin Statement re: State Announcement of Mid-Year Cuts to Municipalities (12/30/2016)

Snow and Wintry Mix Expected (12/16/2016)

City of Stamford Announces Anti Drinking and Driving Campaign (12/16/2016)

Mayor Announces Completion of Phase 1 on Strawberry Hill Ave., Calls for Electronic Traffic Enforcement (12/16/2016)

Update to Atlantic Street & Henry Street Intersection Improvements Project (#135-320) (12/15/2016)

City of Stamford Announces Warming Centers Open (12/14/2016)

City Selects Urban Engineers for Traffic Synchronization Project (12/09/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Stamford Resident Archie Elam Induction to Connecticut Veteran Hall of Fame (12/07/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: State Champions Lady Knights Being Honored Tonight (12/06/2016)

City Updates Atlantic Street & Henry Street Improvements (12/06/2016)

American Red Cross, Stamford Fire Department Team Up for Important Fire Safety Campaign (12/01/2016)

Mayor Martin Declares November 26 Small Business Saturday to Support Local Small Businesses (11/23/2016)

Atlantic Street & Henry Street Intersection Improvements Project #135-320 Change Announcement (11/17/2016)

Hurricane Barrier to be Closed for Routine Maintenance (11/04/2016)

City to Move 300 Year-Old Hoyt-Barnum House Sunday Morning (11/02/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Marriott Laying Off Some Stamford Employees in Merger with Starwood (10/31/2016)

Mayor Commends Police Officers in Safe Arrest of Individual with Gun Earlier This Week (10/28/2016)

Stamford Receives Perfect Score from the Human Rights Campaign (10/18/2016)

City Offers Street Crossing Safety Training, Unveils New Video for HAWK Intersections (10/14/2016)

Mayor Announces Two New Traffic Safety Measures for Increased Pedestrian Safety (10/06/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Henkel Corporation Relocation to Stamford (10/06/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Passing of Dr. Bert Ballin (09/26/2016)

Mayor Martin Addresses Gun Violence Concerns, Announces New Programs (09/23/2016)

Nominations Being Accepted for the 2016 City of Stamford Citizen of the Year (09/19/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: CCJEF Decision By State Superior Court (09/08/2016)

Tropical Storm Hermine Moving Out to Sea, Stamford to Still Feel Effects Mon-Tues (09/04/2016)

Tropical Storm Warning Issued As Hermine Move Up East Coast (09/03/2016)

Mayor Presents at Smart Growth America's Local Leaders Council Policy Forum in Washington (07/22/2016)

Extreme Heat Alert/Designated Cooling Centers in Stamford (UPDATED LIST) (07/21/2016)

Upcoming Metro North Rail Work to Cause Road Closures in Stamford (07/21/2016)

Mayor Martin, Public Safety Officials Honor 911 Communication Dispatcher for Life Saving Actions (07/20/2016)

Mayor, City Officials Cut Ribbon on Kosciuszko Park Walking Path (07/18/2016)

Mayor's Youth Employment Program Kicks Off Another Successful Summer (07/14/2016)

City of Stamford Selects New Health Director (07/08/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement in Wake of Recent Shooting Incidents in Dallas, Missesota and Louisiana (07/08/2016)

Extreme Heat Alert/Designated Cooling Center in Stamford (07/07/2016)

Mayor Swears-In Six New Police Officers (06/30/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: State Brownfield Funding for Mill River Park (06/30/2016)

Mayor Martin Applauds House Democrats for Sit-In Demanding Votes on Gun Violence Prevention Measures (06/22/2016)

Mayor to Attend West Side Association Meeting Tuesday (06/16/2016)

Mayor Announces Details of 2016 Fireworks Show (06/16/2016)

Mayor, Health Department Urge Residents to Be "Sun Safe" This Summer (05/26/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Assault Committed Against LGBT Woman (05/24/2016)

Parkmobile and City of Stamford Introduce Mobile Payments for Parking to Entire City (05/23/2016)

Mayor, Public Safety Officials Introduce New e-911 Communications System (05/04/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Stamford Teacher of the Year Gloria Sinaguglia (04/22/2016)

Mayor, Local Organizations Highlight Ways to Help Victims of Ecuadorian Earthquake (04/20/2016)

Mayor Martin, City Officials Showcase Blue Light Emergency Phone and Security Camera in Lione Park (04/19/2016)

City Hosts Mass Dispensing Drill (04/14/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement on Superintendent Announcement (03/22/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Officer Involved Shooting (03/22/2016)

City of Stamford and Stamford YMCA Want Everyone to be Safe Around Water (03/21/2016)

City of Stamford Saves $3 Million on Bond Refunding (03/16/2016)

Mayor Announces $3 Million Federal Award for Traffic Synchronization Upgrades (03/15/2016)

Community Arts Partnership Program Applications Available (03/10/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Stamford and Westhill High Basketball Championships (03/04/2016)

Mayor's Office Statement re: Mayor's Health and Recovery (03/03/2016)

City of Stamford Kicks Off National Nutrition Month (03/01/2016)

After Threat to Two Stamford Schools, Mayor Martin Calls for Stiffer Penalties on Threatening Calls (02/10/2016)

City to Collect Christmas Trees Through February 14 (02/02/2016)

Winter Storm Update, Snow Emergency to be Canceled (01/24/2016)

Mayor Martin Update on Winter Storm Conditions (01/23/2016)

Winter Storm Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory Issued, City to Declare Snow Emergency (01/22/2016)

Winter Storm Warnings Expected, Mayor Martin Encourages Residents to be Prepared (01/21/2016)

Mayor Martin Statement re: General Electric Announcement (01/13/2016)

Stamford Launches Business Portal to Help Small Businesses Get Started and Grow (01/11/2016)

City of Stamford Announces Warming Centers Open (01/04/2016)

Stamford Receives "A" Grade from the Human Rights Campaign (12/18/2015)

City Completes Annual Leaf Pick Up (12/17/2015)

City of Stamford Announces Anti Drinking and Driving Campaign (11/24/2015)

Mayor Martin Statement re: Tonight's Election Results (11/03/2015)

City Employees Take 23 Million Steps During Three-Week Steps Challenge (10/30/2015)

Hurricane Joaquin Expected to Avoid Stamford (10/02/2015)

Mill River Park and Greenway to Receive Design Honor Award (10/02/2015)

Stamford Prepares for Potential Hurricane (10/01/2015)

Stamford Receives Significant Funding for Body-Worn Cameras (9/22/2015)

Appellate Court Upholds Charter Revision Combining City Fire Department with Volunteer Fire Companies (9/15/2015)


Video - Mayor Martin addressing Board of Education candidates (9/10/2015)


Mayor Joins Harry Bennett Branch to Celebrate Extended Hours (9/10/2015)


Mayor Tours Stamford High with New Principal Ray Manka (9/08/2015)


Stamford Hackathon Highlights Growing Local Tech Community (9/03/2015)


Mayor Announces Two New Appointments (7/16/2015)

Mayor Announces Pro-LGBT Measures, Proposes Stronger Non-Discrimination Ordinances (7/14/2015)

Mayor Announces Details of Sister City Visit to Lima, Peru (6/16/2015)

Mayor Announces Details of 2015 Fireworks Show (6/12/2015)

Statement on Announced Retirement of Superintendent Hamilton (5/27/2015)

Animal Control Center Task Force Final Report (5/22/2015)

City Advances New Police Headquarters Project (5/21/2015)

City to Apply for Body-Worn Camera Pilot Program (5/1/2015)

Mayor Martin Statement on Pullman & Comley Report (4/30/2015)

State of the City Address 2015 (Video)

State of the City Presentation (4/23/2015)

Mayor's Proposed Budget - Board of Finance Presentation (3/9/2015)

Mayor Unveils Proposal for New Police Headquarters (2/12/2015)

New Police Department Headquarters - Briefing Packet (2/12/2015)

City Updates Snow Emergency Routes (1/12/2015)

Stamford Residents Urged to Take Precautions During Extreme Cold, City Opens Warming Centers (1/6/2015)

City Identifies Issue with Delinquent Motor Vehicle Billings (12/23/2014)

City of Stamford Announces Anti Drinking and Driving Campaign (12/11/2014)

Martin Administration: First Year Highlights Report (12/1/2014)

City Unveils Street Safety Improvements (11/20/2014)

Stamford Animal Control Center Volunteer Policies and Procedures Adopted by City following Task Force Recommendation (9/12/2014)

Mayor Applauds State Plan to Re-Open DMV Office (9/5/2014)

City Finalizes Purchase of 200 Strawberry Hill Avenue (9/4/2014)

Mayor and City Leaders Launch Stamford Street Smart Initiative (9/3/2014)

Mayor Designates Veterans’ Service Coordinator, Announces Plan to Open Veterans’ Resource Center (8/20/2014)

State Reports Mosquitoes Positive for West Nile Virus in Stamford (8/20/2014)

Stamford Issues $50.0 Million in General Obligation Bonds at Low Borrowing Cost of 2.67% (8/15/2014)

Government Center Parking Garage to Undergo Repairs (7/30/2014)

Mayor Meets with Downtown Property Owners to Discuss Shooting Incident and City Response (7/14/2014)

Mayor’s Statement on Passing of Ernest DiMattia, JR. (6/27/2014)

Mayor Appoints Animal Control Center Task Force (6/23/2014)

City Releases Information Regarding Animal Control Facility Investigation, Announces Task Force (6/18/2014)

Mayor's Statement on City's First Homicide of 2014 (6/6/2014)

Mayor Announces Details of July 4th Fireworks (6/6/2014)

Martin Appoints Seasoned Professional to Lead City’s Economic Development Office (6/5/2014)

City Participates in National Hurricane Preparedness Week (5/30/2014)

Martin Announces Agreement for City to Purchase Historic Downtown Property at 200 Strawberry Hill Avenue (5/29/2014)

Martin Announces Clemon Williams as Director of Human Resources (5/22/2014)

Mayor Issues Statement on FY 2014-2015 State Budget (5/7/2014)

City of Stamford Participates in Statewide Exercise on Managing Medications (4/24/2014)

Mayor Martin Statement on BLT Purchase of Petro Site (4/17/2014)

Martin Appoints Ernie Orgera to Director of Operations (4/15/2014)

State of the City Address 2014 (VIDEO)

State of the City Presentation (4/8/2014)

City Audits Fire Department and Corrects Vacation Time Records, Recovers $288,000 in Vacation Time (4/2/2014)

Martin to Hold Next “Mayor’s Night In” (3/27/2014)

Scofieldtown Road Recycling Center to Suspend Services (3/26/2014)

Martin Signs On to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry (3/20/2014)

Health Department Reports Uranium Contamination in Stamford Wells (3/14/2014)

Mayor Announces Community Arts Grants (3/14/2014)

Martin to Host First “Mayor’s Hangout” to Discuss Winter Storms (3/11/2014)

Stamford Crime Rate Drops 3.5% in First Half of 2013 (3/3/2014)

Martin Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns (2/26/2014)

City Releases 2013 Employee Earnings Report (2/18/2014) (Report)

Mayor Declares Snow Emergency (2/12/2014)

City Debuts Facebook Page (1/31/2014)

Martin Appoints Robert Stein as Interim Economic Development Director (1/28/2014)

Martin Returns from Productive Visit to Washington, D.C... (1/27/2014)

Mayor Declares Snow Emergency (1/21/2014)

Standard & Poor's Affirms Triple-A Bond Rating (1/17/2014)

Seasonal Flu Update (1/10/2014)

Mayor Releases Statement on Withdrawal of Ralph Serafino from Consideration for Police Commission (1/6/2014)

Martin Seeks Applicants for City Boards and Commissions (12/23/2013)

City Releases Statements on Fire Service Court Decision (12/20/2013)

City to Enter Discussions for Purchase of Historic Downtown Property (12/17/2013)

City Announces Anti Drinking and Driving Campaign (12/13/2013)

Martin Announces Government Center Parking Plan (12/6/2013)

Martin Announces New Fire Chief (12/5/2013)

Martin Names Michael Pollard as Chief of Staff (12/3/2013)

Martin Names Kathryn Emmett as New Director of Legal Affairs (11/21/2013)