Cummings Park/West Beach master planning hearing on Tuesday

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]

Police ID victim in South End homicide

STAMFORD — The victim shot once in the head by an unkown gunman Thursday night in the South End has been identified by police as William “Buttons” James. The 46-year-old was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital following the shooting around 8:30 p.m. on a crowded city street. Police are searching for a suspect in the […] [Read More]

Police: Victim targeted in South End homicide

STAMFORD — Police are searching for the gunman who walked up behind a 46-year-old man in the city’s South End Thursday night and callously fired a single shot to the back of his head at close range. “The victim was definitely targeted,” said Lt. Diedrich Hohn, head of the Stamford Police Department’s Detective Bureau. The […] [Read More]

CL&P begins reliability project

STAMFORD — Connecticut Light & Power is beginning a project to improve reliability and meet the increasing demand for electricity, particularly in Stamford’s South End. In a statement issued Monday, the utility announced it is beginning a project to install a new 1.5-mile underground transmission line from its Glenbrook substation on Lincoln Avenue to a […] [Read More]

Truck strikes Atlantic Street RR overpass

STAMFORD — A tractor-trailer snarled traffic from downtown to the city’s South End early Thursday afternoon when it became wedged under the Atlantic Street railroad overpass.   [Read More]

Stamford Zoning votes to seek marijuana dispensary moratorium

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]

Stamford Christmas tree pickup

‘Twas the day after Christmas And all through the street Stamfordites wondered ‘What do I do with my tree?’ Make plans to hang onto your trees for a couple more weeks. The city of Stamford’s scheduled Christmas tree pickup will begin on Monday, Jan. 13, according to a posting on the city’s website. Though if […] [Read More]

Metro-Green development up for zoning review

City zoning officials will weigh the third and final phase of the mixed income environmentally advanced Metro Green complex between Atlantic and Henry Street near the Stamford rail station, adding another 155 residential units in two buildings and a four story parking garage. [Read More]

Pitney Bowes to remain in Stamford

STAMFORD — Following the sale of its global headquarters in the city’s South End in August, Pitney Bowes announced Wednesday that it plans to remain in Stamford and expand its presence in Connecticut. In a joint statement with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office, the company will remain headquartered in Stamford and will add an additional 200 […] [Read More]

UPDATE – Poll: Where do you stand on the Bridgewater proposal?

Due to a technical glitch the actual poll on this post wasn’t displaying correctly. Here is the poll and sorry for the earlier confusion:   Cast your vote here to state your position on the state-backed plan to bring hedge fund Bridgewater Associates to the site of a former boatyard off Bateman Way in the […] [Read More]