Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Friends of the State Theatre President John Stagnone announced a 20-year lease with C&V Realty Investment Trust as the first step in restoring and eventually operating the former State Theatre in downtown Stoughton.
Tuesday, February 19
The following is a press release from the Save the State Theatre group: Friends of the State Theatre President John Stagnone is pleased to announce a 20-year lease with C&V Realty Investment Trust as the first step in enabling this dedicated community group to restore and eventually operate the former State Theatre as a community theatre in downtown Stoughton. Eighty-six years ago on December 8, 1927 the State Theatre opened to the public with much fanfare. For months, John P. Curley, a Boston contractor, with his men and sub-contractors, rushed to finish this grand new edifice, with her beautiful high walls, spacious granite frontage, expansive stage with new scenery equipment, and a modern Estey Pipe Organ. With her luxurious, …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Selectmen Chair John Stagnone made the announcement that he won't seek reelection at Tuesday night's Selectmen's meeting. He and his wife have entered into a lease of the State Theatre building with the plans to renovate and reopen the downtown landmark.
John Stagnone, chairman of the Stoughton Board of Selectmen, announced at Tuesday night's selectmen's meeting that he would not be seeking reelection to the Board in this upcoming April's Town Election. While not running again, Stagnone, also the president of Stoughton Media Access Corporation (SMAC), still plans to be visible in town. Stagnone said he and his wife, Roberta, have entered into a long-term 20-year lease of the State Theatre building on Washington Street. Stagnone, first elected to the Board in 2010, has served as chairman since April of 2011. His three-year term expires in April 2013. While no one had pulled papers to run for selectman prior to Tuesday, with Stagnone's decision not to run, Stoughton attorney T.J. Recupero …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: To Ronda Healey, a resident of Manchester, NH, who works for the Milford School District and Sage Alternative School. She is a Stoughton native. And, Happy Birthday to Ayla Brown, American Idol finalist, CBS Morning Show contributor and daughter of U.S. Senator Scott Brown, who visited Stoughton last weekend. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: To my good friends Mike and Cindy Pazyra on their 32nd Wedding Anniversary. Mike is Stoughton's Veteran's Agent and Cindy is a member of the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Director of the late Snyder's Stoughton TV Show. LORI AND MIKE TO THE RESCUE! Friday Night, August 5th, at Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street in Cambridge, Stoughton's own Lori McKenna and Mike Viola will …