State DOT says testing at Stamford train station garage is complete

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The DOT on Thursday said that testing at the aging 727-space train station garage has been completed. The agency closed the nearly 30-year-old garage on Monday, April 13, after pieces of fallen concrete were discovered. An engineering team has been testing the concrete on all five levels of the garage to determine the safety of […] [Read More]
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State DOT to close downtown train station parking garage

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In an announcement released late Monday, the state Department of Transportation has decided to shut down its aging parking garage at the downtown train station after pieces of concrete fell from the third level onto the second level during the weekend. “Although some will be inconvenienced, we are taking this action to ensure the safety […] [Read More]

Stamford to close several downtown streets for snow clearing

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Sections of the downtown will be closed on Wednesday morning for snow removal by the city’s Department of Operations, according to a press release from Mayor David Martin’s office. The streets affected are: Main Street between Washington Blvd. and Atlantic Street;West Park Place; Bank Street; Bedford Street between Broad Street and Walton Place. The mayor’s […] [Read More]

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]