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Martin Cassidy

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Planning Board to hold public workshop and Open House on Master Planning Update

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  The Stamford Planning Board will hold the last of several scheduled public workshops on the once a decade Master Plan Update. The workshop will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the fourth floor cafeteria, at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford. This morning the city posted a draft copy […] [Read More]
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Hope in Motion event announces change to cycling event

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A view of the start of the annual Hope in Motion Walk, Run, Ride held in June. In a break with tradition, the cyclists putting their muscle behind the Bennett Cancer Center’s annual Hope in Motion’s fundraiser in early June fundraising  will be held separately at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. Cycling participants of […] [Read More]
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Villa Maria students belt out the Fab Four at annual show

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It was Beatlemania at Villa Maria Education Center last Friday night when budding rock stars/students performed songs by the Fab Four as part of an annual spring talent show dubbed “Come Together.” Among the songs the kids sang to a crowd of parents at the Stamford school Friday were “Here Comes the Sun,”  “Octopus’ Garden”, […] [Read More]
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A map of stops on the new Harbor Point Trolley.

New app tracks Harbor Point Trolley

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Now you can track the location to gauge the arrival time of the Harbor Point Trolley from your smart phone or other mobile device via a new app. The real-time information could be a boon for patrons of downtown restaurants and other businesses. You can check out or download the app at the Harbor Point […] [Read More]
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Stamford Hospital honored with Women’s Choice Award

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Stamford Hospital has been recognized with a Women’s Choice Award for being among America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics, as well as one of the best breast centers in the United States. [Read More]
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Blumenthal calls on FRA to share Metro-North safety records

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Sunday asked the Federal Railroad Administration to share of inspection reports, safety evaluations, andd enforcement actions for the past decade. Blumenthal requested the information to provide “additional context” to the public about the FRA’s ongoing 60 day probe of Metro-North’s safety procedures and protocols, Operation Deep Dive. “Riders have lost […] [Read More]
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Storm perking up near New Canaan and Wilton border

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Only light snow was falling in New Canaan at 6:45 this morning but it is now picking up. The roads are very quiet(quieter than usual) the only sound the susurrous whisper of snowfall. Here are a couple of pictures from around my neighborhood.   [Read More]
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Zoning Board leaves garage’s status in limbo

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A developer who doubled the number of lanes into and out of a garage for an office and residential complex without zoning board approval must expedite a plan with land use officials to soften the appearance of the structure, zoning officials decided Monday night. The city’s zoning board balked at giving an after the fact OK to the completed garage Monday night or to let commuters start renting spaces in the garage as Building and Land Technology, the project’s developer had argued was reasonable. [Read More]
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Stamford Zoning votes to seek marijuana dispensary moratorium

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Stamford zoning board members voted unanimously to seek to impose a moratorium on marijuana dispensary and manufacturing facilities in the city for a year to forestall any consideration of the recently legalized outlets. [Read More]

The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council meets Wednesday in Stamford

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The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council, a state appointed group of rail riders, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the third floor of the Stamford Government Center to discuss rail transportation issues and projects related to Connecticut. [Read More]
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