Tobacco compliance checks largely successful n Stamford

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Compliance checks at local convenience stores, gas stations and markets took place earlier this week in Stamford where two out of eight stores were found to have sold tobacco to a minor. Police Capt. Richard Conklin said the eight checks in Stamford paid for by an annual $35,000 grant to the police department were made […] [Read More]
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Stamford, Norwalk mayors bet lunch on boys’ hoops

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Stamford Mayor David Martin and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling have set stakes for the county basketball championship: Lunch and humiliation. The Westhill Vikings of Stamford will take on the Norwalk Bears Friday afternoon. If the Vikings win, Rilling has promised to wear a Westhill t-shirt and buy Martin and the Westhill cagers lunch in Stamford. […] [Read More]
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Interfaith Council to hold conversation on addiction March17

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The Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will hold a community catalyst conversation at 6:30 p.m. March 17 at the Ferguson Library, corner of Broad and Bedford St. The event will focus on scourge of addiction and how the community can help to prevent, intervene and promote a culture of recovery. Alan Mathis of Liberation Programs […] [Read More]
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Kasiem Hardy. Photo: Stamford Police Department

Stamford man arrested for slicing girlfriend’s pinky during drunken fight

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A city man was arrested early Wednesday evening after police say the man cut his girlfriend’s finger with a knife during a fight on Hope Street. Kasiem Hardy, 40, of Hope Street, was charged with second-degree assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and breach of peace. He was held overnight in lieu of a $5,000 court […] [Read More]
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Stamford burglar makes off with thousands in jewelry

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A West Side Stamford woman reported to police early Wednesday evening that someone broke into and ransacked her apartment, taking thousands of dollars worth of jewelry with them. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said that police were called to a West Main Street apartment shortly before 7 p.m. on the report of a burglary in a multifamily […] [Read More]
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Interfaith seder to be offered at Temple Beth El March 26

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The InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will offer an interfaith seder at 7 p.m.  March 26 at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road. Rabbi Joshua Hammerman and Cantor Magda Fishman will be joined by leaders of diverse faiths to explore the impact of the Exodus story and the Passover ritual in the context of religious […] [Read More]
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Shabbat Across Stamford set for March 13

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The United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien in collaboration with the Stamford Board of Rabbis will host a “Shabbat Across Stamford” at 5:45 p.m. March 13 at Rippowam Middle School, 381 High Ridge Road. Shabbat Across Stamford will celebrate with Jewish people from of all different denominations under one roof. This […] [Read More]
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Stamford surveillance camera hearing, firefighter recruitment meeting cancelled

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With a late-season snowstorm menacing the city, several public meetings have been cancelled. The Camera Review Committee had scheduled a public hearing for Thursday on placing cameras along Mill River Park and atop the hurricane barrier at Stamford Harbor. Kathy Ruther, a secretary for the Department of Public Safety, Health and Welfare, said that meeting […] [Read More]
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