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Stamford schools back in session Wednesday

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UPDATE: 4:30 pm. Stamford Public Schools announced that classes will be held as usual Wednesday. It will be a half day, as previously scheduled.   UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. Stamford Public Schools are still deciding whether to hold classes tomorrow. A district spokesperson said at 4:10 p.m. that they were checking the condition of the North […] [Read More]
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Stamford police ask for help finding man who assaulted father waiting for son at bus stop

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Police are asking the public for their help in identifying a man who attacked a father waiting for his child at a West Side school bus stop last week. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said on Wednesday Jan. 21, the 47-year-old man was waiting for his son to get dropped off at the corner of West Main […] [Read More]
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Stamford teen arrested in knife-point robbery on Hope St.

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A North Stamford teenager was charged with robbery after another teen reported that the man held him up with a knife on Hope Street Monday afternoon. Maximilian Grabler, 19, of High Ridge Road, was charged with first-degree robbery and conspiracy at first-degree robbery and held in lieu of a $10,000 court appearance bond. Lt. Diedrich […] [Read More]
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Downtown Stamford sleepy but waking back up

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  Bedford Street remains mostly closed down Tuesday morning.   More and more plow trucks are circling downtown with their blades up as Tuesday morning ekes towards afternoon. Bedford Street remained silent throughout the morning, with only the eponymous diner across from the police station open for breakfast, the barbers around the corner waiting patiently […] [Read More]
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Grammy Award winning pianist plays Palace Jan. 31

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Grammy Award winning pianist, Garrick Ohlsson will perform 8 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Theatre,  61 Atlantic St.  Ohlsson has an enormous repertoire, which includes composers Haydn and Mozart to works of the 21st century. For tickets and more information, call 203-325-4466 or visit www.palacestamford.org. https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1422327029&v=Nlbwt50OKxI&x-yt-cl=84838260 [Read More]
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A view of I-95 in Stamford during morning rush hour

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Do I go in or stay home? That’s the question facing many workers in the region today as they come to grips with a snowstorm that was less than devastating. But with Metro North service not scheduled to resume until 1 p.m., most people who need to get to their jobs this morning will be […] [Read More]
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Bird’s eye view of snow in downtown Stamford

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Historic it was not. But the would-be blizzard of 2015 has turned out some real picturesque scenes across the city. Check out this winter wonderland photo of Mill River Park taken on Instagram at Trump Parc: http://instagram.com/p/yW5UNQvy_f/ And yes, the path is shoveled. To share your photos, send them here.         [Read More]
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What to do while you’re stuck inside? Check out blizzards of the past

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UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. What now? Entertainment, cabin fever avoidance Now that we’re all hunkered down inside, or should be, you can pass some time by looking at how Stamford has weathered prior blizzards. The Ferguson Library website has a number of possibilities: The anniversary of the Great Blizzard of 1978 is next week. Read about […] [Read More]
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