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UCONN Housing in StamfordUConn dorms to bring ‘vibrancy’ to downtown Stamford
By Nora Naughton Updated 5:41 pm, Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Cleaning Up StamfordReal estate group looks to spruce up downtown
By Martin B. Cassidy Published 12:15 pm, Friday, July 15, 2016

Stamford looking to up its Google reach

October 8, 2015 | Alex Soule

Enter the phrase “Stamford, CT” in Google, and the search engine serves up a bird’s-eye-view map identifying little more than downtown, Shippan and the names or route numbers of major roadways. Drill down a few levels, and a handful of businesses start popping onto the map…

Technology to provide targeted information

July 18, 2015

 Stamford Partnership executive director Jackie Lightfield shows off an iBeacon, at right, and the prototype of the smartphone application that will be in the testing phase this fall at the Ferguson Library in Stamford. 

Stamford joins trend of municipal rebranding 

July 14, 2015 | 

 Stamford. The nonprofit Stamford Partnership, a civic organization, is leading the push and Stamford-based brand development company Daymon Worldwide is handling the marketing. Daymon 

Bridgeport’s history gets banner treatment in new show 

March 24, 2015 | 

 In the past, Lightfield, who also is the executive director of the Stamford Partnership, has melded history and art in original public installations aimed at creating a sense of place, including several in Norwalk that encouraged people 

In search of community, a newcomer creates a storytelling event in Stamford 

February 21, 2015 | 

 But a thriving nightlife, even one consisting of artisanal beers, is not necessarily culturally nourishing. “The city needs more [than that],” said Jackie Lightfield, the executive director of Stamford Partnership, a civic alliance group. 

Stamford has outgrown infrastructure, planners say 

August 21, 2014 | 

 “Why are we still doing traffic planning with 100-year-old technology?” asked Jackie Lightfield, executive director of the Stamford Partnership, a private-public partnership dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the city. 

With tech and arts background, new head of Stamford Partnership hopes to reshape Stamford 

June 16, 2014 | 

With tech and arts background, new head of Stamford Partnership hopes to reshape Stamford. Elizabeth Kim. By her own admission, Jackie Lightfield is guided by a thought-process that often 

Polling places: Input sought on arts, cultural opportunities in Stamford’s South End 

May 22, 2014 | 

 The group, which includes arts groups, Building and Land Technology representatives, businesses, the Stamford Partnership, the South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone, churches and city officials, recently released an 

‘Long overdue’ honor for Stamford citizen of the year 

January 9, 2014 | 

 Through the years, Curtin served in a series of leadership positions with the Planning Board, Fire Commission, Water Pollution Control Authority, Cultural Development Corporation, Stamford Partnership and Leadership Council of 

Developer to appeal stop-work order 

January 5, 2014 | 

 Jackie Lightfield, executive director for the Stamford Partnership, a nonprofit economic development and urban renewal organization, said she views BLT’s Bridgewater pitch to the city — including efforts to restore Kosciuszko Park 

Developer challenges order stalling plan to bring Bridgewater Associates from Westport to Stamford 

January 6, 2014 | 

 Jackie Lightfield, executive director for the Stamford Partnership, a nonprofit economic development and urban renewal organization, said she views BLT’s Bridgewater pitch to the city — including efforts to restore Kosciuszko Park 

Voter’s Guide 2013: Board of Representatives 

November 3, 2013

 Latino Caucus – January 2010; Member of Steering, Fiscal and Legislative & Rules Committees; Member, 2011 Special Committee on Redistricting; Community Organization Memberships: Stamford Partnership, NAACP, Waterside 

Letters: Vote against raid ignores history 

September 9, 2013

 advisor to such organizations as the Stamford Police Foundation, Stamford Emergency Medical Services (which he helped create), the Stamford Investment Advisory Committee, and the Stamford Partnership’s Executive Committee. 

Energy-smart, ‘green’ practices the new must-haves in commercial buildings 

May 29, 2013 | 

 The establishment of the C-PACE Stamford partnership comes only days after the Landis Group announced that it won Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification from the US Green Building Council 

This week at the Government Center 

April 1, 2013 | 

 Budget: The Board of Representatives Fiscal Committee will review the budgets of several outside agencies, including the Harbor Commission, Center for the Arts, School Readiness program and Stamford Partnership

Callion enters Stamford mayoral race 

February 21, 2013 | 

 He has also served on the boards of New Covenant House of Hospitality, Stamford Partnership, Smith House and the Ferguson Library. “I’ve fought for grant funding for our city,” Callion said. 

After criticism, developer adds parking 

June 18, 2012 | 

 They included officials from the DSSD, the Mill River Collaborative and the Stamford Partnership, all of whom praised the infill development that they noted will preserve most of the existing streetscape and include 20 units of 

First County Bank Foundation gives $96K in grants to Stamford-based nonprofits 

September 19, 2011

 performed. Stamford Partnership – $10,000 – The Stamford Partnership is a public/private partnership working to enhance the quality of life for those who live and/or work in Stamford. Grant 

First County Bank promotes two senior executives 

July 29, 2011

 Connecticut School of Finance and Management. She is a board member of Junior Achievement of Southwest Connecticut and the StamfordPartnership. She volunteers at the National Foundation 

Agents, agencies and more 

March 16, 2011

 An organizer for Atria Senior Living’s Festival of Trees to benefit Senior Services of Stamford, she is currently a member of Senior Services of Stamford’s Partnership in Elderly Services program. 

A chance to lend a helping hand 

December 15, 2010 | 

 to distribute to Stamford’s day laborer population as part of a holiday celebration this week. Stamford Partnership, CRISOL, and Quetzal Group are seeking winter jackets, gloves, hats […].

The Dart: A family’s faith binds together Stamford’s Latino community 

November 1, 2010 | 

 the city. Four months ago Paniagua gave up his advocacy job for the Stamford Partnership to look after his church on a full-time basis. “There’s a lot of work to do,” Paniagua said. Tuesday 

Taber to receive award 

October 1, 2010 | 

 We try to be an asset to the communities we serve. We see it as our mission.”. One of them those non-profits benefiting from the bank’s fund is the Stamford Partnership. Taber has been a 

Stamford school district surveys employees’ housing needs 

September 8, 2010 | 

 employees live. The district has joined forces with the Stamford Partnership to create a survey to assess employees’ housing situations, as well as their housing wants and needs. “One of 

Construction safety en español 

May 19, 2010 | 

Stamford411. Construction safety en español. Magdalene Perez. Stamford Partnership plans to host a free Spanish-language class on construction and tree safety Thursday at the West Side’s Covenant House. 

Early census returns show Fairfield County at 45 to 59 percent; Stamford has lowest return rate 

April 1, 2010 | 

 on historically undercounted neighborhoods. Wade works at the Stamford Partnership, a collaborative of public and private interests that addresses community issues. In 2000, census tracts 

Music, food used to promote census 

March 25, 2010 | 

 census forms. “It’s everyone who gets counted,” added Juan Arbelaez, a member of the Student Government Association and Stamford Partnership, both of which sponsored the event. “This 

Stamford partnership donates $200,000 X-ray machine to Haitian hospital 

February 5, 2010 | 

Stamford partnership donates $200,000 X-ray machine to Haitian hospital. Partnership donates $200,000 X-ray machine to hospital. By Nelson Oliveira, Correspondent. STAMFORD — Stamford 

Stamford minority leaders promote 2010 census 

January 6, 2010 | 

 Guevara said the Hispanic Political Action Committee is planning to work with the Stamford Partnership and volunteers to ensure that immigrant populations, including day laborers, fill out the forms. 

New leadership at Boys & Girls Club 

December 25, 2009 | 

 Cotela said he has met with various organizations in the community, including the Stamford Police Department, Stamford Youth Services, the New Canaan YMCA and Stamford Partnershipabout ways the organizations can interact 

Larrabee’s Lesson: The Compassionate Crime Fighter 

December 23, 2009

 Had they sought the input of the Police Commission, community businesses, the Police Union, the Stamford Partnership, the NAACP, etc., they would have found unanimous support for him. 

An invitation to help shape Stamford’s future 

December 4, 2009

 Achieves, Stamford Downtown Special Services District, Stamford Economic Development Commission, Fairfield County Community Foundation, GE Asset Management, Stamford Hospital, Stamford Partnership, Stamford Planning 

Area briefs 

November 9, 2009

 US citizenship. workshop set. STAMFORD — The International Institute of Connecticut and Stamford Partnership will host a workshop Thursday at the University of Connecticut Stamford campus on how to become a US citizen. 

Naturalization fair at UCONN Thursday 

November 10, 2009 | 

Naturalization fair at UCONN Thursday. Magdalene Perez. The International Institute of Connecticut and Stamford Partnership will host a workshop on how to become a citizen at the University of Connecticut campus Thursday. 

Officials: Accurate Census benefits all 

October 19, 2009 | 

 Julia Wade, the chairwoman of the Stamford Complete Count Committee and the program manager of the Stamford Partnership, said before the Census questionnaire is mailed in March, the committee will be reaching out to 

Mayor seeks shelter for day laborers 

March 21, 2004 | 

 Carmen Domonkos, a member of a Stamford business owners’ group called the Stamford Partnership, decided to accommodate workers on a large traffic island rather than try to force them off of East Main Street.