Mayor makes appointments to Stamford historic preservation commission

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Mayor David Martin announced this morning that he has picked eight people to the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission. Last year, Stamford voters elected to form the group as part of a Charter revision initiative. It has met monthly since April, advising the city’s Zoning Board on developments that affect historic structures and neighborhoods and working […] [Read More]

Stamford principal and asst. apply for diversionary program

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Rather than take charges accusing them of failing to properly report an alleged sexual relationship between a Stamford High School English teacher and her 18-year-old student to trial, Principal Donna Valentine and assistant Principal Roth Nordin have applied to participate in a court program for first-time offenders that will expunge the criminal charges against them. […] [Read More]
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Five childhood nostalgia picks for ‘Stamford in 101 objects’

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This week’s picks for “Stamford in 101 objects” are from Michele Leigh Kulis, a 34-year-old Stamford resident who grew up in the city and is now raising her own children here. She initially tweeted me her list but I asked her to email me her selections with a brief explanation of why she picked them. […] [Read More]

Strong arm robbery in Stamford Tuesday morning

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Police are looking for a male who just robbed another person near the Wells Fargo ATM on High Ridge Road just south of the Merritt Parkway at about 9:20 a.m. The man police are looking for is a white male, about five-too 10 inches tall, with dirty blond hair, wearing a dark blue baseball cap […] [Read More]
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Stamford woman tried to shoplift more than $2K in jewelry

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A middle-aged East Side woman was arrested over the weekend for allegedly shop lifting more than $2,000 in merchandise from the Stamford Macy’s department store. Candice Smith, 53, of Sherman St., Stamford, was charged with third-degree larceny on Sunday. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called after Macy’s security became suspicious when watching a middle […] [Read More]
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Mother of children wandering in Stamford is charged

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A Norwalk woman was charged over the weekend after Stamford police found her three young children wandering around downtown Stamford alone. Shay Thompson, 25, of Hillcrest Terrace, was charged with three counts of leaving a child unsupervised. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called to busy Summer Street by someone who just before 10 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man charged in Stamford armed robbery

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A Bridgeport man was charged with using a gun to rob a Stamford friend of $2,000 in cash early Sunday morning. Maurice Wash, 26, of Clinton Avenue Bridgeport, was charged by Stamford police with first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, third-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny. He was held on a $200,000 […] [Read More]
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Norwalk cop has sex assault arrest dropped

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A Norwalk police officer suspended for the past five five years without pay since he was arrested by Greenwich police for sexually assaulting his best friend’s daughter, had his charges dismissed by a Stamford judge Monday Anthony Santo, 46, an 18-year member of the police department before his suspension in 2009, walked out of the […] [Read More]
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