Home invasion on Stamford’s East Side

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Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred on Stamford’s East Side Wednesday evening. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said at about 7:30 p.m., two men forced their way into a Culloden Road home and confronted a 76-year-old man. While pointing a gun at the man they told him they were looking a relative of the older […] [Read More]
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State's Attorney David Cohen reads a statement in state Superior Court in Stamford.

State’s Attorney rebukes Stamford leaders in school case

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In a strongly worded statement, State’s Attorney David Cohen, the chief law official for the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District, reprimanded city leaders, school administrators and even The Advocate for the lack of reaction in the case of a Stamford High School teacher’s alleged sexual relationship with a student and the failure of administrators to report the […] [Read More]

Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

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UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Judge Richard Comerford granted the request for accelerated rehabilitation to both Stamford High School Principal Donna Valentine and Assistant Principal Roth Nordin, but not before State’s Attorney David Cohen assailed the culture in the schools that puts children’s safety second to keeping the information out of the public eye. The two administrators […] [Read More]

Stamford kids charged with spray painting cars

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Three Stamford juveniles were arrested Saturday for spray painting more than a dozen cars in the South End. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called Saturday night at about 11 p.m. by a witness who saw some kids spray painting cars at Commons Park South and Walter Wheeler Drive. Brevard said police went to the […] [Read More]
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Chelsea Piers set to open new gym

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On Wednesday, Chelsea Piers will hold an opening preview party for a new 65,000-square-foot health & fitness facility. The fitness company decided to build the new gym following feedback from users who wanted expanded fitness options. According to the press release, the offerings will include: 25,000 square feet of strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated […] [Read More]
Categories: East Side, Sports
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Doug Karp’s five picks for Stamford in 101 objects

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This week’s submissions for Stamford in 101 objects come courtesy of Doug Karp, who was born and raised in Stamford and whose family owned notable businesses including Karp’s Hardware, Karp’s Office Supply and Karp, Lionetti & Co., CPAs. Born in 1955, Karp lived in Stamford until 2000. He and his family now lives in New […] [Read More]

Gov. Malloy to serve as grand marshal this Sunday

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will serve as the grand marshal for this Sunday’s UBS Parade Spectacular, according to Sandy Goldstein, the president of the Downtown Special Services District. Goldstein said Malloy and his wife Cathy will ride in a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible that was expressly donated for the event. Other politicians expected to be […] [Read More]
Categories: Breaking news, DSSD

Pot bust at Stamford’s Westhill High School

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Three male students were arrested for marijuana possession at Westhill High School Monday. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said at about 11 a.m. Monday a security guard at the school was told that three males were doing a marijuana deal in a school bathroom. School authorities reviewed a video tape from a surveillance camera that showed the […] [Read More]
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