Man rushed from boat to hospital after being struck by prop

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Stamford EMS and Fire responded to Brewers Yacht Haven just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night on a call of a man overboard who had been injured by the propeller of a boat. When they got there, Shippan Fire Capt.Mark Shannon said they found a man who had been injured while wakeboarding. The other people on […] [Read More]
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Stamford police seek stabbing suspect

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Police are seeking a man who slashed a Spruce Street resident’s face and stabbed him four times late Saturday night during a dispute at a party at the victim’s residence, Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn said. The victim was released following treatment at Stamford Hospital, Hohn said. The assault occurred around 11:30 p.m. when the […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s AmeriCares sends Ebola aid to Liberia

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The Stamford-based humanitarian aid nonprofit AmeriCares sent a large shipment of medicines and protective gear Monday to health workers fighting Ebola in Liberia. The shipment destined for Monrovia includes 15,000 pairs of gloves and nearly 10,000 protective masks to help prevent transmission of the virus, which is transmitted through body fluids. “While there is no […] [Read More]
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Stamford CEO caught on video abusing dog, report says

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The CEO of a giant Stamford catering company that counts major league sports teams among its clients has been accused of animal abuse after a video emerged of him kicking his dog. British Columbia’s news outlet Global News reported Sunday that the man in the video is Des Hague, the CEO of the giant foods […] [Read More]
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Stamford drunk driving checkpoint yields four arrests

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Stamford police set up extra drunk driving patrols this weekend using Connecticut Department of Transportation grant money and arrested four people: Officers on roving patrol observed a red pickup truck swerving across the road and stopped the vehicle on Hoyt Street near Franklin Street, according to a police report. The driver, Thomas Perri, 64, allegedly […] [Read More]
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Stamford pedestrian hit by car Sunday night

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A woman was treated and released from Stamford Hospital after being hit by a car backing out of a driveway on Clinton Avenue Sunday evening, according to police. [Read More]
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Deadline to apply to become Stamford police officer is Friday

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Update Aug 25: The deadline to apply to become a police officer with the Stamford Police Department is Friday. The department is looking to fill 20 or more police officer positions over the next two years, with an emphasis on attracting a more ethnically diverse applicant pool, as well as more female candidates. Applicants must […] [Read More]
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Stamford Chorale seeks singers Sept. 2

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The Stamford Chorale, a community choir which will begin its 65th year in operation, is seeking singers. All voice parts are welcome and both amateurs and professionals can participate. Auditions are not required. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Atria on 77 Third St. in Stamford. The first […] [Read More]
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