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Development
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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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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Jobs
4:04 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Conn., NY continue to lag behind nation in job growth

Connecticut and New York will lag behind western states in job growth in 2014. That’s according to a report by the Pew Center for Charitable Trusts published today. Connecticut does fare the best overall of the New England states, however.

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Stamford
3:33 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Controversial Martin appointee, Serafino withdraws from consideration for Police Commisison

Stamford’s Board of Representatives meets Monday night in its first regular meeting of 2014. Its members won’t have to vote on a controversial mayoral appointment to the city’s Police Commission as planned.

  

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Housing
12:46 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Connecticut Plagued by a Soaring Foreclosure Rate

Stratford resident Holly House attends a clinic to prevent foreclosure sponsored by fair housing advocates in Bridgeport, Conn. last month.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Last month, foreclosure filings sunk to the lowest number since the housing crisis began eight years ago. Home prices are up nationwide. But the recovery isn’t being felt everywhere. In fact, in some states like Connecticut, foreclosures are soaring.   

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