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Pavia to announce a fill for the hole in the ground

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STAMFORD — After more than 30 years as a vacant lot, the piece of property downtown known as “the hole in the ground” may finally be developed. Mayor Michael Pavia issued a a press release Wednesday afternoon to announce he will make an announcment at 9 a.m. Thursday on “a resolution to a decades-long land-use […] [Read More]

Protestors gather in downtown Stamford for Romney fundraiser

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ABOVE: Protesters from the Stamford UAW Local 2377 union and NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut occupy a corner of Tresser Boulevard and Greyrock Place on Thursday evening, across from the Mitt Romney fundraiser being held at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa. JEFF MORGANTEEN/THE ADVOCATE Thursday night’s fundraiser for Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney drew deep-pocketed supporters […] [Read More]

Stamford public safety director’s FDNY pension under fire

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ABOVE: Stamford Director of Public Safety Ted Jankowski talks about his new position at Government Center on Friday, March 2, 2012. STAFF PHOTO/LINDSAY NIEGELBERG Ted Jankowski, the city’s newly appointed public safety director and retired New York City firefighter, is catching heat in today’s New York Daily News for making a six-figure salary in Stamford […] [Read More]

Pavia, Fedele endorse Kolenberg for senate

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Mayor Michael Pavia may be having an epic standoff with the Board of Finance this week, but that didn’t prevent him from wholeheartedly throwing his support behind fellow Republican Bob Kolenberg in his campaign to win a seat in the state senate next Tuesday. Pavia was among a trio of top Stamford GOPs to show […] [Read More]

City spent $60,000 on lawsuit

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Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia said Tuesday that the city spent close to $60,000 on legal expenses associated with a lawsuit filed by a North Stamford community group this past fall. The North Stamford Concerned Citizens for the Environment filed for an injunction against the city in August. The group had sought to force the city […] [Read More]

Pavia lifts snow emergency

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Above: A City of Stamford snow plow works Hope Street after a lighter storm in February. Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia has declared the snow emergency lifted in the city, effective 9 a.m. Wednesday. Contrary to National Weather Service reports, which said Stamford snowfall topped out at 10 inches Monday, the mayor’s office quoted the Connecticut […] [Read More]

Mayor Pavia says Urban Transitway complete

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Above: Pedestrians walk past construction on the transitway at the corner of Elm Street and Myrtle Avenue in August. One year and two months after the city aimed to complete the first phase of the Stamford Urban Transitway, Mayor Michael Pavia announced Tuesday the roadway portion of the work is complete. Merry Christmas Stamford drivers! […] [Read More]

Latino Foundation to host awards ceremony Saturday

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Above: Pavia chats with attendees at the Latino Foundation’s 7th Annual Generation of Pioneers awards ceremony in 2009. The Latino Foundation of Stamford will host its 2010 “Generation of Pioneers” awards ceremony and fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus Saturday. [Read More]

What the %^@#&) was that? An apology

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Above: Maureen Pavia, second from right, pictured with Jean Marie Connolly, Carol Fedele, and Cindy Rubino at the Go Red Luncheon in July 2009. Stuck in an elevator with a reporter yesterday, Mayor Michael Pavia apologized for his wife’s language in Thursday’s story about the couple’s plans to sell their North Stamford home. Called twice […] [Read More]
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Mayor Mike To The Rescue In Curtain Call Production

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Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia continued a long-standing tradition among city mayors when he took the stage Friday in Curtain Call‘s Summer Youth Theatre production of “Once On This Island.” Playing Mayor Mike, Pavia came to the rescue of leading lady TiMoune (Talia Robinson), an island girl seeking the affection of Daniel (Sean Ormond), a rich […] [Read More]