Press Release

Stamford Veterans Park Press Release

World War II mechanic leads Stamford’s Veterans Day parade

People in Stamford showed their appreciation on Veterans Day Sunday at the city’s annual parade. Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Stamford for this year’s Veterans Day Parade… More… Army aircraft mechanic and flight engineer Sgt. Ted Ogonek, 92, waves to the crowd as grand marshal in the annual Stamford Veteran’s Day Parade, commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI, in Stamford on Sunday…More

A duty to remember ‘The Great War’

Veterans Day should always be one of the most significant of this nation’s observances. It is the day when we pause and honor military veterans, the very people who have, throughout the history of our country, made great sacrifices to preserve our liberty and freedom…More

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

Neglected Stamford veterans park gets multimillion-dollar facelift

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

Stamford moves forward with Veterans Memorial Park restoration

Now shrouded in orange fencing, an Abraham Lincoln statue will soon be the beacon drawing residents to a new Veterans Memorial Park…More

For their Service

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

Veterans Memorial Park renovations expected to start in spring

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

Plans for renovating Veterans Park to be announced Wednesday

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

Navy SEAL’s memory embraces all veterans

Brian Bill was 31 when he died fighting the nation’s war on terror…More