Malloy issues a travel ban tonight

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Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on state highways starting at 9 p.m. Between 15 to 30 inches of snow is projected to fall in the region tomorrow. Wind gusts are expected to be as much as 50 miles per hour. The governor spoke this morning at a news conference in Hartford, urging residents […] [Read More]

Free parking in city’s public garages

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Due to the snowstorm, the city is calling for all parked cars to be moved off the streets by noon today. There will be free parking in public garages until the snow emergency is lifted. As a reminder, fire stations and the Government Center are available today as heating shelters.   [Read More]

Stamford mayor to hold press conference on blizzard prep

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In case you haven’t heard, there’s a storm a-brewin’, folks! Get your shovels out. In advance of the coming Nor’easter that is threatening to dump up to two feet of snow in the region, Stamford Mayor David Martin will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. today in the lobby of the Government Center to […] [Read More]

State DOT head set to speak about Stamford train station this month

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In a long awaited public presentation, the state’s Department of Transportation Commissioner, James Redeker, is tentatively scheduled to speak before the city’s land use boards on Jan. 27 about its proposed $500 million redevelopment plan for the downtown train station. During that meeting, which will be held at the Government Center, members of both boards […] [Read More]

Board of Education votes to make communication with attorney public

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The Stamford Board of Education voted 7-0 on Thursday night to release its lawyers from attorney-client privilege regarding any communications related to the Stamford High School scandal. Despite allotting time on the evening’s agenda for an executive session, the board discussed the measure and conducted the vote in an open meeting. The measure, which was […] [Read More]

Stamford High principals will not return

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3:17 PM Update Stamford High School principals will not return, Superintendent says. They remain in paid suspension. Board of Education’s Jackie Heftman says Board still has confidence in Superintendent Winifred Hamilton’s leadership. Kathryn Emmett says full written report will be made public, and will be available at the end of February. Original post (2:32 PM) STAMFORD — […] [Read More]

Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

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UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Judge Richard Comerford granted the request for accelerated rehabilitation to both Stamford High School Principal Donna Valentine and Assistant Principal Roth Nordin, but not before State’s Attorney David Cohen assailed the culture in the schools that puts children’s safety second to keeping the information out of the public eye. The two administrators […] [Read More]

Gov. Malloy to serve as grand marshal this Sunday

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will serve as the grand marshal for this Sunday’s UBS Parade Spectacular, according to Sandy Goldstein, the president of the Downtown Special Services District. Goldstein said Malloy and his wife Cathy will ride in a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible that was expressly donated for the event. Other politicians expected to be […] [Read More]
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In response to protests, High Ridge developer changes plan

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Nagi Osta, a businessman who has built a housing and day care complex on High Ridge Road next to his jewelry store, on Thursday withdrew a request to insert a driveway on Bradley Place. In an email addressed to The Advocate as well as David Killeen, an associate planner in the city’s land use bureau, […] [Read More]
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Harbor Point developer proposes new boatyard plan

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Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology has filed zoning applications to build a new boatyard as well as a housing development in Waterside at 28 Southfield Ave. The proposal, which was presented to The Advocate by BLT officials on Monday, comes about a year after the developer withdrew an application to construct a boatyard […] [Read More]