Hot day

Poll: Poll: Does a hot drink cool you down faster on a steamy day?

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Here in New England you run across Yankees who claim that a hot cup of tea or coffee cools you down faster on a steamy day than a cold drink. Are you one of them? Take our poll:   [Read More]
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Woman charged after slapping ex in face and saying she’d do it again

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The ex-wife of a Gaymoor Drive man was charged by police Monday morning after telling responding officers she slapped her ex- husband in the face and would do it again if she could after hearing from her daughter that her ex had a new girlfriend. Cleotilde Mancero, 36, of 53 Seaton Road, Stamford, was charged […] [Read More]
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Newfield Swim club theft reported

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Police say someone with inside knowledge of the Newfield Swim and Tennis Club in Stamford entered the building and cut camera wires before stealing approximately $700 sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said the alarm company monitoring the 54-year-old private club at 80 Red Bird Road in  notified the manager at […] [Read More]
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Stamford JCC Run-Walk attracts crowd despite heat

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Stamford’s Jewish Community center’s seventh-annual Run-Walk Family Day attracted several hundred runners Monday, despite the heat and humidity. Among the runners were Stamford residents Keren Gershon, who took first place in the 5K race, Shanna Miller, who took first place in the 10K, and Vanessa Thorne Moors, who took second place in the 5K. The […] [Read More]
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Stamford opens online survey for beach, marina master plan

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The city’s planners are conducting an on-line survey to collect input for the ongoing design of the Cummings Park, West Beach, and Cummings Marina master plan. [Read More]
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A postcard for Hepton's Tea and Coffee company in Stamford, undated. Public records show it was located at 530 Main St., and and that Isaac M. Scofield bought in 1910 and immediately sold it to Lela Gulick of New York.

Postcards from Stamford’s past

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Here’s another postcard we found on eBay, of an advertisement for the Hepton’s Tea and Coffee company. We hadn’t heard of Hepton’s. A 1913 edition of a trade publication titled Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavors Field, found on Google Books, states that Isaac M. Scofield bought Hepton Tea and Coffee Company of 530 […] [Read More]

Bridgeport man nabbed in Stamford heroin bust

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A Bridgeport man was arrested Friday and charged with making a heroin delivery in Stamford at an east side fast food restaurant, police said. Elton Parry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to sell and held by police on a $5,000 court appearance bond. […] [Read More]
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New charges for accused Stamford taxi murderer

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The man accused of stabbing cab driver Mahomed Kamal to death early Wednesday morning in Stamford is about to be charged with two supermarket shop lifting incidents that occurred earlier this month in Stamford, police said. On Friday at the Stamford courthouse, Shota Mekoshvili, 29, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and hindering prosecution […] [Read More]
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