Stamford Firefighters and Santa deliver lots of toys

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The Stamford Professional Firefighters Association collected about 3,000 toys for it’s ninth annual toy drive. Santa and Stamford firefighters delivered more than 500 toys on an antique fire truck to 200 children at the Franklin Street Shelter. The firefighters also delivered gifts to the Salvation Army, the Wilson Food Pantry and to the pediatric patients […] [Read More]
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Stamford Police Association donates winter coats and gifts

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The Stamford Police Association recently collected nearly 200 warm winter coats during its annual coat drive. The drive also yielded two large bags of winter hats, gloves, scarves and sweaters. The items were delivered to Darien-based Person to Person, a organization that helps those who lack basic necessities. The Stamford police also delivered Christmas gifts […] [Read More]
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Jailed Stamford man keeps on writing to girlfriend

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A Stamford judge Tuesday doubled the appearance bond on a jailed Stamford man for obsessively writing to his former girlfriend from jail even though a Stamford judge prohibited the man from contacting the woman. Deno Dawes, 25, of Spruce St., was charged with two counts of violating a protective order and tampering with a witness. […] [Read More]
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Stamford storekeeper beaten by drunks

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An employee at a Stillwater Avenue hardware store was badly beaten after telling some men in the rear of the property to stop drinking there. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said a Stamford Hardware employee was attacked by two men Monday when he tried to break up a drinking party at the rear of the hardware store […] [Read More]
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Stamford police chief addresses NYPD cop deaths

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Stamford Police Chief Jon Fontneau released a statement Tuesday addressing the Saturday shooting deaths of two New York City Police Department officers. “Quite frankly, the troubling reality is that today throughout our great country law enforcement officers are being targeted just for wearing the uniform,” Fontneau’s statement reads, referring to the deaths of of New […] [Read More]
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McNair (left) and Hudson (right).

Pair charged in West Side shooting plead not guilty

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STAMFORD — A Bridgeport felon with past gang ties to Stamford accused of firing seven shots into a car with two passengers inside on the city’s West Side Friday night, pleaded not guilty Monday to attempted murder and other charges. During a hearing in state Superior Court, a judge maintained bond for Robert “B.J.” Hudson, […] [Read More]

Registration for adult ESL and GED classes

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Stamford Public Schools Adult Education offers ESL classes for those who would like to learn to speak, read and write English.  Registration for morning classes will be held Jan. 6 and 13 at 8:30 a.m. at the Adult Learning Center, 369 Washington Blvd. For evening classes, students should register at Cloonan School, 11 W. North […] [Read More]
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Blood donors needed 12/27 & 12/31

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The American Red Cross is seeking individuals to give blood in the Stamford area on the following dates and locations: on Dec. 27  from  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 1184 Newfield Ave. and Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to  1 p.m. at the Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court. […] [Read More]
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