NCC launches new Veterinary Technology program

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Norwalk Community College announces the launch of a new Veterinary Technology starting with the fall 2014 semester. The field of Veterinary Technology is a rapidly growing profession that offers qualified students many exciting and diverse career opportunities. The NCC Veterinary Technology Program is designed as an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited, full-time, two-year, Associate […] [Read More]
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Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

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As the political election season warms up, more money is expected to come in from national political action committees and the gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are buying up air time to win votes. Does all the money spent on ads have an effect on your vote? [Read More]

Man charged with groping 8-year-old girl in Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city construction worker is being held on a $50,000 court appearance bond after police say he tried to buy off an 8-year-old girl with a $5 bill and grope her at an East Side Laundromat while her mother was folding clothes. Jairo Ramirez-Garcia, 32, of 597 Pacific St., Stamford, was charged on […] [Read More]
Clarence Patty-cake Patterson. Contributed photo.

Burglary trial begins today for Stamford career burglar

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A Stamford man whose nursery-rhyme nickname belies his hard-charging criminal ways may be headed for his 30th burglary conviction if Monday’s testimony by a Stamford burglary victim in a jury trial set to begin today is any indicator. The testimony against Clarence “Patty-cake” Patterson couldn’t have been clearer. When burglary victim Lester Segura took the […] [Read More]
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Eduardo Castro-Carino. Photo: Stamford Police Department

Stamford man torches girlfriend’s possessions

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A city man was arrested for torching his girlfriend’s possessions in their West Side driveway Sunday night, police said. Eduardo Castro-Carino, 26, of 131 West Broad St., was charged with reckless burning, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct and held by police on a $10,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were […] [Read More]
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Police ID 21-year-old Stamford man who died over the weekend

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Police say the young man found dead over the weekend in a Soundview* Avenue apartment was Daniel Pinto, 21. No signs of foul play have been uncovered, according to Lt. Diedrich Hohn, but police are still awaiting the results of an autopsy. Pinto was found by his neighbors in the home at 11 Soundview Ave, […] [Read More]
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Stamford police chase suspect in Prius through downtown

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A man driving a black Prius crashed into several cars while fleeing police in downtown Stamford Monday midday, Lt. Michael Noto said. The suspect failed to stop after hitting a vehicle near UConn, and led multiple police cruisers through the downtown area south into the Shippan section of the city, Noto said. The chase likely […] [Read More]
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Stamford man faked death to avoid wedding, report says

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A Stamford man faked his own death to avoid marrying an English woman he met at UConn, according to a report in the British tabloid The Daily Mail. Tucker Blandford, 23, of Stamford, admitted in the newspaper article that he impersonated his parents and called his bride-to-be Alex Lanchester, 23, of the West Midlands in […] [Read More]
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