Gateway garage opens pedestrian bridge, adds zipcars, charging station

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Developer Building and Land Technology announced Monday that it has opened a pedestrian bridge over Washington Boulevard between Gateway and the train platform. According to the press release, the bridge was financed between BLT and the Connecticut Department of Transportation as a way of providing a convenience for train commuters and to provide a link […] [Read More]
Francesco Corrente. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Overdose victim arrested on drug charges

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A Stamford man who experienced an overdose at home three weeks ago was arrested for heroin possession on Monday, police said. Francesco Corrente, 40, of Minivale Road, was charged with possession of narcotics, possession or narcotics with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was held in lieu of a $10,000 court appearance […] [Read More]
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Arrest in boxcutter attack in Stamford

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A city man was arrested Saturday for cutting a man’s face with a box cutter, police said. Shawn Williams, 41, of 89 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest and carrying a dangerous weapon. He was held in lieu of a $10,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. Christopher Weed said that a […] [Read More]
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What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Thanksgiving seems to be losing ground to Black Friday, but there’s still plenty to be thankful for as we gather for the annual holiday feast. Whether it’s family, health, financial security or something else, tell us what you’re thankful for this year by responding in the comments section below. Happy Thanksgiving. [Read More]
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Philip DeRosiers. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Arrest made in Stamford fondling incident

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A Stamford man was arrested in a fondling incident involving a young woman and her daughter, police said. Philippe Desrosiers, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. He was held over the weekend on a $50,000 court set bond. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said that on Nov. […] [Read More]
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Devante. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Arrest made in Stamford McDonalds assault

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Tips from readers helped police find a man who was caught on camera attacking a  McDonald’s worker in mid-October, police say. Stamford police said leads gathered from the public helped them apprehend Devante Derisier, who they charged with third-degree assault and criminal trespass. He was held over the weekend in lieu of a $5,000 court […] [Read More]
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Plea deal made to Stamford teacher in sex affair

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A Stamford High School English teacher accused of carrying on an ongoing sex affair with one of her students, will spend at least nine months in jail if she accepts a plea agreement offered by a Stamford state prosecutor Friday. At a hearing at state Superior Court in Stamford, Norwalk resident Danielle Watkins stood silently […] [Read More]
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Man mugged in Stamford’s South End

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A city man was mugged by four men while getting into his car in Stamford’s South End late Thursday afternoon, police said. Sgt. Christopher Weed said a 42-year-old man was getting into his parked car in front of 34 Berkeley St. at about 5:45 p.m., when four men came up behind him and began beating […] [Read More]
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