Stamford’s master plan

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A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for residents and business owners to give their input. Here is an earlier draft version of the master […] [Read More]

Cummings Park/West Beach master planning hearing on Tuesday

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The city will hold the first of three planned public hearings Tuesday night to get input on potential changes to Cummings Park and West Beach. Input at the meetings will be added to a master plan for the 79 acre Cummings Park and 26-acre West Beach which are close by each other. In addition to […] [Read More]

Poll: Mayor’s proposed tax increase

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Planning Board supports proposed Atlantic Street Post Office development

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STAMFORD — The Planning Board unanimously voted Tuesday night to support the mixed-use housing project proposed for the site of the shuttered Atlantic Street Post Office. The Planning Board, which held a public hearing on the proposal last week, did not allow public comment at Tuesday’s meeting even though several local preservationists requested the opportunity […] [Read More]
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Peruse the Planning Board’s budget

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ABOVE: Planning Board Chairwoman Theresa Dell (ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — The Planning Board will hold a public hearing tonight on its proposed $47.2 million capital budget, which includes $36.6 million in taxpayer-funded projects. Want more details before you drive down to the Government Center to speak your mind? Flip through the draft budget below. The hearing […] [Read More]

South Western Regional Planning Agency to hold annual legislative briefing next week

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The South Western Regional Planning Agency and South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold their annual combined legislative briefing from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Wednesday Jan. 15, at Norwalk City Hall. [Read More]
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Third and final Scofieldtown Park planning meeting Wednesday night

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Residents will get an third and final chance to weigh in on the end design of a new Scofieldtown Park and Yard which has been closed because of higher than acceptable levels of contamination to soil and water since 2009. [Read More]

Revamped BLT boatyard agreement to be weighed Tuesday night

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- Planning Board members will resume consideration of a controversial licensing agreement  with South End developer Building and Land Technology tonight that would allow them to build a new boatyard in Shippan to replace a long standing boatyard on 14 acres the developer illegally demolished in late 2011. Stay tuned tonight for information on the […] [Read More]

When downtowners don’t heart New York

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This past Sunday, I had a story about tenants who have soured on The BLVD. The luxury rental building on Washington Boulevard, which opened this spring, promised to deliver “everything New York has to offer.” Well, it turns out not everything about New York may sit well with dowtown residents. Among the issues raised by […] [Read More]

Large public turnout for Brewer’s review

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The Board of Representatives Land Use Committee saw a large public turnout for Wednesday night’s discussion on the closure of Brewer’s Yacht Haven West, currently scheduled for Oct. 31, 2011. STAMFORD — Dozens of members of the public attended a Board of Representatives Land Use committee meeting Wednesday night to hear a discussion on the […] [Read More]