Stamford gets ready for blizzard

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UPDATE 11:9 a.m. Here’s what you need to know about the storm in Stamford Snow emergency in effect – With 18 to 30 inches of snow expected over the next 24 hours, a citywide snow emergency is in effect for the city. Winds will likely gust up to 40 or even 50 miles per hour, […] [Read More]
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Malloy issues a travel ban tonight

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Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on state highways starting at 9 p.m. Between 15 to 30 inches of snow is projected to fall in the region tomorrow. Wind gusts are expected to be as much as 50 miles per hour. The governor spoke this morning at a news conference in Hartford, urging residents […] [Read More]

Early dismissal today at Stamford public schools

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All of the city’s public schools will have early dismissal today. Parents are being instructed to consult their handbook for school early dismissal times or to visit www.stamfordpublicschools.org. All after school activities, ROSCCO, and Adult Education classes are also canceled. [Read More]
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Stamford garbage and recycling: Snow Alert

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Tuesday morning garbage and recycling pickup will be delayed for one day. Please do not leave your garbage and recycling bins curbside until the new morning of scheduled pickup.  Please recheck the city website Tuesday to see if there are additional delays for pickup.  The Katrina Mygatt Recycling Center and Transfer Station will also be […] [Read More]
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Free parking in city’s public garages

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Due to the snowstorm, the city is calling for all parked cars to be moved off the streets by noon today. There will be free parking in public garages until the snow emergency is lifted. As a reminder, fire stations and the Government Center are available today as heating shelters.   [Read More]

State DOT postpones presentation in Stamford

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City land use officials and other stakeholders will have to wait longer still to hear from state Department of Transportation Commission James Redeker. Redeker had been scheduled to speak before the Zoning and Planning boards on Jan. 27 about its controversial $500 million redevelopment of the city’s downtown transportation hub. Last week, however, the city’s […] [Read More]

Stamford woman killed officer’s mother to get up to 10 years

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A Stamford woman who fled in her car after running over and killing the 70-year-old mother of a Stamford Police Officer of the Year as she was crossing a street in the South End on Easter Sunday last year,  appeared at the Stamford courthouse and pleaded guilty to charges that will keep her in jail […] [Read More]
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Stamford: Blizzard brings all hands to man plows

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STAMFORD – With the region under a blizzard warning from the National Weather Service, the city’s operations office has called in all hands to contend with the looming snowstorm. City officials told the Advocate that all of the city’s hardware is ready to go, and everyone who can operate it is on call. “We have […] [Read More]
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