Unbudgeted Juneteenth Windfall for Police and Firefighters Sparks Complaints from Board of Finance

A statue of Abraham Lincoln in downtown Stamford, where Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery, is now a city holiday (CT Examiner)


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STAMFORD -- Three months ago, the city's Board of Representatives, at the request of Mayor Caroline Simmons, created a new holiday.

Juneteenth is the oldest continuous commemoration of the end of ...

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Angela Carella

For 36 years prior to joining the Connecticut Examiner, Angela Carella was a beat reporter, investigative reporter, editor and columnist for the Stamford Advocate. Carella reports on Stamford and Fairfield County. T: 203 722 6811.