Rising needs at Stamford area soup kitchens and pantries

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Despite recent reports that the economy is strengthening, here in South Western Connecticut, there are still a lot of families struggling. The Lower Fairfield County Food Bank reported Wednesday it saw a 16 percent increase in the total pound of food delivered compared to a year ago. The LFC Food Bank, based in Stamford, provides […] [Read More]
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Parking at the Government Center will be worse than usual this August

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STAMFORD — Navigating city hall’s dark, cramped and overcrowded parking garage will be even more unpleasant than usual for the next six weeks. The Government Center’s parking garage will undergo extensive repairs Aug. 2 – Sept. 8, according to the mayor’s office. Parking will be restricted to only the first floor of the four-level garage […] [Read More]
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Stamford Senior Center offers retirement lecture Aug. 1

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STAMFORD — The Stamford Senior Center will be hosting a free presentation by Robert Rodriguez of the Social Security Administration at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1  at 888 Washington Blvd., second floor.  This presentation is for those who are over 50 and thinking about retirement.  Learn the pros and cons of taking early retirement versus full […] [Read More]
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Ceremony to honor Vietnam vet of Stamford Aug. 4

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STAMFORD — On Aug. 4 at Cove Island join with fellow residents and veterans in a ceremony to honor Richard Broadhurst, the first Stamford Marine killed during the Vietnam War. Broadhurst served Stamford as a lifeguard at Horseshoe Beach in Cove Island prior to his deployment. All are invited and the ceremony will begin at […] [Read More]
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Cops: City man had sex with teen

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A city man who met a young girl in the street while she was skateboarding Tuesday afternoon was arrested for allegedly taking the underage girl across town to a hotel and having sex with her, police said. Santos Carbajal, 31, of Adams Avenue, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a […] [Read More]
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Family hair-pulling tear ends in arrests

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A fight between a mother and her rebellious teenage daughters ended Monday afternoon with the entire family either getting tickets or charged with assault. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police received a report of a disturbance at 48 Roosevelt Avenue at 4:30 p.m. Monday. When they got there and talked to Caludia Delcid, 39, she said […] [Read More]
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Strip club employee robbed on Street by gang

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A 28-year-old city man was robbed by six to eight males as he was walking down Richmond Hill Avenue Monday night, police said. The man had his nose broken and his wallet and cell phone pulled out of his pockets. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said the man was walking by 89 Richmond Hill Ave. at about […] [Read More]
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Locker room theft solved by police

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A Stamford homeless man was arrested Monday after he allegedly walked into a YMCA locker room and took a cell phone shorts and keys out of an unlocked locker, police said. William Quiles, 49, of 597 South Pacific St., was charged with sixth-degree larceny. Police were called to the YMCA on Washington Boulevard at 9 […] [Read More]
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