Sept. 9, 2018 - Tony Pavia: A call to arms to salute veterans... “All gave some. Some Gave all.” More than 200 years ago, George Washington cautioned the nation that the willingness of young people to fight and die for their country was “directly proportional” to their perception of how veterans of earlier wars were “treated and appreciated by their nation.” Accordingly, on Sept. 5, 2018, an important era in our city’s history commenced with the groundbreaking for the new Veterans Park in downtown Stamford... More

Sept. 5, 2018: STAMFORD — With the ground already broken, the Veterans Memorial Park groundbreaking Wednesday afternoon took the form of a spoken thank-you note to the countless officials, veterans and city residents who helped turn around the long-neglected site... More 

Aug. 12, 2018: STAMFORD — Now shrouded in orange fencing, an Abraham Lincoln statue will soon be the beacon drawing residents to a new Veterans Memorial Park... More

Apr. 23, 2018: If all goes as planned, in a little more than a year, Stamford’s Veterans Memorial Park will have undergone a comprehensive renovation that will make the city’s military veterans proud to call their own... More

Dec. 6, 2017: STAMFORD — Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941. It’s a day to remember those lost and America’s history, and to celebrate veterans who have served the country. On Wednesday, the city and its partners announced new developments in an initiative that will celebrate Stamford’s own vets... More

Dec. 5, 2017: STAMFORD — The Stamford Veterans Park Partnership, Inc., in partnership with the City of Stamford, will hold a press conference Dec. 6. to announce the next steps in the plan to renovate Veterans Park. The press conference will be held at 11a.m. in Veterans Park on Atlantic Street... More

Jun. 12, 2017: STAMFORD — With a $2 million state grant in pocket, the masterminds behind the city’s innovation districts are ready to hit the ground running... More

Jun. 23, 2015: Brian Bill was 31 when he died fighting the nation’s war on terror... More

Jun. 13, 2015: STAMFORD — Jack Condlin remembers previous Veterans Memorial Park redesigns, beginning with one in the 1970s... More