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1:02 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Stamford board upholds cease and desist order for BLT on boatyard demolition

Milford attorney John Knuff makes his case for client Building and Land Technology in front of the Stamford Zoning Board of Appeals at the Government Center Wednesday evening.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

The Stamford Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a cease and desist order Wednesday night  against developer Building and Land Technology over a boatyard demolition , 5 to 0. 

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Property Tax Rebate called "insignifigant"
7:39 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Cuomo agenda for Long Island gets lukewarm response

Governor Andrew Cuomo before his 2014 State of the State address
Credit AP

In his State of the State message, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo embraced many of his familiar issues: cutting taxes for businesses and estates, boosting tourism, and expanding abortion rights.   A few new items included a proposal to borrow $2 billion dollars for education technology, a push to improve New York City airports , and support for connecting  Metronorth to Penn Station.    For Long Islanders, reaction so far has been lukewarm. 

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Boughton criticizes Malloy's economic record
5:58 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Danbury Mayor Boughton announces run for Governor

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, after announcing his candidacy for Governor on Wednesday
Credit Craig LeMoult

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced on Wednesday that he will once again run for Governor of Connecticut as a Republican candidate.

In announcing his candidacy, the former state representative and seven-term mayor challenged Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s economic record.

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Development
4:15 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Appeal by BLT boatyard demolition to face public hearing tonight

The Stamford Zoning Board of Appeals is holding a public hearing Wednesday night regarding the city’s cease and desist order against Building Land and Technology.

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Second federal lawsuit pending
10:00 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Imprisoned 17 years, Tankleff wins $3M settlement

Martin Tankleff smiles during a 2008 press conference
Credit AP

A man who spent 17 years wrongfully imprisoned for murdering his own parents has won a $3.3 million dollar settlement against the State of New York.  This is the first of two lawsuits filed by Martin Tankleff.  

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