Project proposed for Cytec property, more housing slated for downtown

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Zoning wrap-up for Monday: Another piece of Cytec is up for redevelopment Another large parcel belonging to Cytec, a chemical technology firm on the city’s West Side that has subdivided its property for redevelopment, is being targeted for an industrial building with flex retail uses. A group known as West Side Development Partners has submitted […] [Read More]
Categories: Development, Zoning
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Stamford police get ‘Clobbered’

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STAMFORD — Police officers flung open doors and windows and left their offices Monday morning after being overcome by fumes from a potent drain de-clogger used in the basement of their headquarters building at 805 Bedford Street. The exodus happened shortly after 9 a.m. when a city plumber poured an entire bottle of the product […] [Read More]
Categories: Police

Police continue investigation of fatal Springdale accident

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UPDATE: Monday, 9 a.m. Stamford police accident investigators will be executing a search warrant this morning on the Ford Explorer that crossed the double yellow line on Hope Street in Springdale Saturday morning and struck a woman and her husband as the two were stopped to put gasoline into their food truck. Sgt. Andrew Gallagher […] [Read More]
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Stamford man arrested in med marijuana mugging

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Three days after police arrested a city man for mugging a medical marijuana card holder and stealing his card, pot, cash and phone in late September, police arrested a second man who they say was his accomplice. Alexix Barcacel, 21, of 43 Travis St., Stamford, was charged Sunday with first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit […] [Read More]
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Stamford gets East Coast’s first look at $1.5M hybrid Ferrari

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Stamford’s P1 Motorcars had the elusive and unusual newest Ferrari on display at its South End garage Saturday, where enthusiasts and possibly future owners ogled the strangely named LaFerrari. Oddly, it’s a hybrid. It’s no Prius, though. The Italian car manufacturer says it’ll do more than 200 mph, and can get half way to that […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Two charged after shots fired in South End

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UPDATE: 10:10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 According to Stamford police Lt. Diedrich Hohn, two men have been charged after shots were fired Friday afternoon in the city’s South End, but the gun used in the incident has still not been recovered. Jonathan Orellana, 19, was charged with firing the shots. He is facing charges of […] [Read More]
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Himes and Debicella to debate on foreign policy Oct.20

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The World Affairs Forum will hold a 4th congressional district candidate debate  from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Gen Re Auditorium at UConn/Stamford, One University Place. This will be foreign policy debate between U.S. Rep. Jim Himes and Republican candidate Dan Debicella. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.worldaffairsforum.org. [Read More]
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Program on the criminal justice system on Oct. 22

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The Alumnae Seminar will present “Crime and Punishment: Justice for All?” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at The Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Ave. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The U.S. criminal justice system faces calls for reform in court trials and sentencing through imprisonment and rehabilitation. Speakers will include: Faith Angell, a magistrate […] [Read More]
Categories: General