Stamford mayor joins calls for audit of Urban Redevelopment Commission

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With city lawmakers calling for a takeover, the mayor has demanded that a development authority turn its books over to independent auditors. Mayor David Martin asked Wednesday that the Urban Redevelopment Commission hire an outside agency to sort out its bookkeeping. The URC has asked the city for a $300,300 loan to pay back a […] [Read More]
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Stamford Y to get need audio equipment from Harman

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The Stamford Family YMCA has announced that Stamford-based Harman will be donating and installing $50,000 worth of audio equipment to the the Y’s facilities in the coming months. Harman will be outfitting the Y with state of the art sound systems throughout the facility, starting out with the gym and aerobics center.  The donation of […] [Read More]
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Stamford Urban Redevelopment Commission saw money problems coming

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The Urban Redevelopment Commission has a money problem, one that it has known about for almost two years. The URC is in hock, in debt to a developer for over $400,000. It has only gotten a quarter of that figure together and wants to borrow the rest from the city. Nobody – not the URC’s […] [Read More]
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April Fool reports stabbing in Stamford

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The reported stabbing of a Stamford man during a soccer game mobilized a number of police officers in the early morning Wednesday, but the call turned out to be a bad April Fools’ hoax, police say. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police received a call from a woman in London, England a little after 2:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Stamford cracks down on texting drivers

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Stamford Police Sgt. Andrew Gallagher posed as an electrician Wednesday morning on the southbound Exit 8 ramp of Interstate-95 to find drivers who were texting or using their cell phones without a headset.  When he found them he radioed a team of seven other officers waiting nearby, who then directed the drivers into a parking […] [Read More]
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Illegally parked car in Stamford gets Norwalk man arrested for rape

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An illegally parked car that was towed in a Bedford Street apartment complex in Stamford led police to arrest a Norwalk man who is wanted in western Massachusetts for a recent domestic rape and home invasion. Angel Nunez, 27, of Victory Court, was arraigned at the Stamford courthouse on a fugitive from justice warrant after […] [Read More]
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UConn Stamford expansion review postponed

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City lawmakers have put off a review of the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus. Originally scheduled for Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m., the State and Commerce Committee of the Board of Representatives has cancelled its regular meeting, according to a statement from Legislative Officer Valerie Rosenson. [Read More]
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Spartan workout set to be held in Mill River Park

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Correction: The event in Stamford will be a “workout tour,” not an official race as originally stated. The Mill River Park Collaborative on Tuesday announced that the downtown park will host a workout tour of Spartan racing, a form of obstacle course racing, on Saturday, April 11th at 9 a.m. The event marks the introduction […] [Read More]