Stamford Boater's fight for Marina

Stamford Advocate: As the city [of Stamford, Connecticut] and developer Building and Land Technology wrangle in court over the city’s most valuable piece of waterfront, a dogged group of activist boaters is loudly clamoring for the restoration of the property’s original function: A working boatyard.

The peninsula overlooking Long Island Sound, which once hosted slips for 251 boats and winter storage space for 400, has been in legal limbo for 3 years. The property used to be the epicenter of Stamford’s maritime activity, but today only seagulls visit the fenced-off, largely barren landscape of churned-up dirt dotted with dumpsters and construction equipment.

Read more about Stamford boaters’ efforts to restore a marina on the harbor.


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