New Haven woman arrested in lottery scam of elderly Stamford woman

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A New Haven woman turned herself over to Stamford police after a warrant was signed for her arrest for allegedly helping to steal $40,000 from an elderly Stamford woman. Stacy Pearson, 30, was charged with money laundering, second-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit second-degree larceny. A police investigation determined an 81 year old Stamford resident […] [Read More]
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Man on quad injured in downtown crash

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A city man driving his quad ATV collided with a vehicle on a downtown street Thursday night, ejecting the man off his four-wheeler and landing him in the hospital. Just after 10 p.m. Thursday, a 2002 Honda 300 cc quad ATV was traveling southbound on Grove Street at the same time that a 2013 Kia […] [Read More]
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CT Braces scholarship applications available

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CT Braces is accepting applications for its $1,000 scholarship award. Those applying must be high school seniors or already enrolled in an undergraduate program. They must also have an academic grade point average of a 2.5. The deadline to apply will be May 17. Applicants can apply online or download and print a copy of […] [Read More]
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Fight to save Stamford post office suffers another setback

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A legal battle spearheaded by historic preservation activists to prevent the redevelopment of the city’s downtown historic post office was dealt another defeat this week after a postal regulatory commission dismissed their complaint over the sale and closure of the Atlantic Street post office. In its decision issued late Thursday, the commission said that the […] [Read More]

Tobacco compliance checks largely successful n Stamford

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Compliance checks at local convenience stores, gas stations and markets took place earlier this week in Stamford where two out of eight stores were found to have sold tobacco to a minor. Police Capt. Richard Conklin said the eight checks in Stamford paid for by an annual $35,000 grant to the police department were made […] [Read More]
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Stamford, Norwalk mayors bet lunch on boys’ hoops

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Stamford Mayor David Martin and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling have set stakes for the county basketball championship: Lunch and humiliation. The Westhill Vikings of Stamford will take on the Norwalk Bears Friday afternoon. If the Vikings win, Rilling has promised to wear a Westhill t-shirt and buy Martin and the Westhill cagers lunch in Stamford. […] [Read More]
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Interfaith Council to hold conversation on addiction March17

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The Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will hold a community catalyst conversation at 6:30 p.m. March 17 at the Ferguson Library, corner of Broad and Bedford St. The event will focus on scourge of addiction and how the community can help to prevent, intervene and promote a culture of recovery. Alan Mathis of Liberation Programs […] [Read More]
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Kasiem Hardy. Photo: Stamford Police Department

Stamford man arrested for slicing girlfriend’s pinky during drunken fight

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A city man was arrested early Wednesday evening after police say the man cut his girlfriend’s finger with a knife during a fight on Hope Street. Kasiem Hardy, 40, of Hope Street, was charged with second-degree assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and breach of peace. He was held overnight in lieu of a $5,000 court […] [Read More]
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