15-year-old Stamford youth to be arraigned on murder charge

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The city’s youngest murder defendant in living memory is scheduled to make his second appearance at state Superior Court in Stamford Tuesday morning where his attorney is expected to ask a judge to get his client a mental health competency exam. At his appearance Marquest Hall, 15, will be flanked by his mother and Stamford […] [Read More]
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Body of man found washed up on private Shippan beach

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Police say that landscapers working in a back yard of an Shippan Point mansion found a dead body washed up on the beach early Monday afternoon. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said police have identified the body of the man in his early 20s and are working to notify the man’s next of kin. Hohn said that […] [Read More]
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North Stamford home catches fire

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Update 9:45 a.m. The fire as put out, but the roof of the house was still smoldering about an hour after the blaze was called in by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the house. About 35 firefighters responded to the fire, and about eight engines. Deputy fire chief John Pritchard said about a […] [Read More]
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Holiday Closings: Good Friday through Easter

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Administrative offices: Closed Friday. Banks: Closed Friday. Department of Motor Vehicles: Closed Friday. Ferguson Library: Closed Sunday. Metro-North railroad: Visit www.mta.info for schedule. Holiday garbage and recycling There will be normal garbage and recycling pickups on Good Friday. The scale house and Katrina Mygatt recycling centers will be closed and reopen on Saturday. [Read More]
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Duff and Leone to make announcement to retired vets

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Connecticut Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and State Sen. Carlo Leone will announce pending legislation to assist military retirees with the state income tax at 10 a.m. April 1 at  Darien VFW Post 6933, 205 Noroton Ave. Coffee and light refreshments will be available at 9:30. For more information, call 203-655-8552 or visit www.darienvfw.org [Read More]
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‘Hooks for Heros’ fishing tourney/benefit set for June

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The fourth annual “Hooks for Heroes” fishing tournament/benefit will be held 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 20 at the Halloween Yacht Club, 10 Seaview Ave. Proceeds will go toward Operation Gift Cards, which help wounded military service personnel. The event will include pre-tournament breakfast at 5:15 a.m. and a post-tournament cookout and awards at […] [Read More]
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Advocate columnist to speak to senior men on March 31

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Julie Jason, The Advocate’s financial columnist, will speak at the Senior Men’s Association of Stamford at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Congregation Aguduth Shalom, 301 Strawberry Hill Ave. Jason will discuss family wealth transfers and investment planning. For more information, call Robert Rosenthal at 203-322-0024 or visit www.stamfordmen.org.   [Read More]
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Pollitt to discuss abortion rights at UConn April 1

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UConn Stamford will host a presentation by Katha Pollitt on her new book, “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,” at  7 p.m. April 1 in the MPR (Room 108) at Broad Street and Washington Boulevard.  Pollitt will discuss why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for good for women, families,and society. Free and open to the […] [Read More]
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