A postcard for Hepton's Tea and Coffee company in Stamford, undated. Public records show it was located at 530 Main St., and and that Isaac M. Scofield bought in 1910 and immediately sold it to Lela Gulick of New York.

Postcards from Stamford’s past

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Here’s another postcard we found on eBay, of an advertisement for the Hepton’s Tea and Coffee company. We hadn’t heard of Hepton’s. A 1913 edition of a trade publication titled Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavors Field, found on Google Books, states that Isaac M. Scofield bought Hepton Tea and Coffee Company of 530 […] [Read More]

Bridgeport man nabbed in Stamford heroin bust

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A Bridgeport man was arrested Friday and charged with making a heroin delivery in Stamford at an east side fast food restaurant, police said. Elton Parry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to sell and held by police on a $5,000 court appearance bond. […] [Read More]
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New charges for accused Stamford taxi murderer

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The man accused of stabbing cab driver Mahomed Kamal to death early Wednesday morning in Stamford is about to be charged with two supermarket shop lifting incidents that occurred earlier this month in Stamford, police said. On Friday at the Stamford courthouse, Shota Mekoshvili, 29, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and hindering prosecution […] [Read More]
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Waterside man arrested on drug charges

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Stamford Narcotics and Organized Crime squad officers seized nearly two ounces of cocaine and arrested a Waterside man on drug charges Friday night who was about to make a drug deal on Greenwich Avenue Friday night, police said. Christian Ovalle-Perez, 38, of 44 Taff Ave., was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with […] [Read More]
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Loaded gun found after dispute on West Side

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A panicked call from a Taylor Street neighbor witnessing a dispute Sunday night and hearing a man vowing to get his gun resulted in police finding a loaded gun in a nearby back yard, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said at about 10:30 p.m. a person called police from 25 Taylor St., and reported that […] [Read More]
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Fetus remains probably flushed down toilet, police say

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Stamford police say the remains of a baby fetus found Saturday afternoon at the at the city’s sewage treatment plant, was probably flushed down the toilet. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said the discovery was made just after 4 p.m. when workers were inspecting Phase 1 of the sewage treatment process  and saw the remains of a […] [Read More]
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Stamford wheelchair bandit in custody

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The man who police say wheeled into a Stamford jeweler in early July faking a handicap and ran off with an expensive Rolex watch after macing a store clerk and security guard was picked up by New Rochelle police Friday after a domestic disturbance in that city. Capt. Richard Conklin said the man, Larry Johnson, […] [Read More]
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Stamford police investigate fetus found in sewer

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Stamford detectives are investigating the discovery of a five to six month old unborn baby Saturday afternoon in a sewer in the South End of the city, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division. [Read More]
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