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Sexual assault case continued against Stamford High School teacher

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STAMFORD — The Stamford High School teacher accused of threatening to fail an 18-year-old student if he did not have sex with her and providing him and a friend with marijuana is in a psychiatric hospital and will not be appearing in state Superior Court in Stamford on Thursday to be arraigned on sexual assault […] [Read More]

Stamford police looking for many good men and women

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STAMFORD-The city’s police department is on a hiring drive, looking for up to 700 applicants to fill 20 or more police officer positions over the next two years. Capt. Elizabeth Erickson is heading up the effort while visiting area churches, job fairs and Alive@5 to get the word out that the department is hiring. Erickson […] [Read More]
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Michael Luecke, 72. Contributed photo.

Charges wiped away for Stamford substitute teacher

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A former substitute music teacher employed by both the Stamford and Greenwich school districts who police say was caught masturbating in a school hallway earlier this year was granted a court diversionary program for people with psychiatric disorders Wednesday that will expunge his criminal charges if he stays out of trouble for the next two years. […] [Read More]
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Rising needs at Stamford area soup kitchens and pantries

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Despite recent reports that the economy is strengthening, here in South Western Connecticut, there are still a lot of families struggling. The Lower Fairfield County Food Bank reported Wednesday it saw a 16 percent increase in the total pound of food delivered compared to a year ago. The LFC Food Bank, based in Stamford, provides […] [Read More]
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Parking at the Government Center will be worse than usual this August

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STAMFORD — Navigating city hall’s dark, cramped and overcrowded parking garage will be even more unpleasant than usual for the next six weeks. The Government Center’s parking garage will undergo extensive repairs Aug. 2 – Sept. 8, according to the mayor’s office. Parking will be restricted to only the first floor of the four-level garage […] [Read More]
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Stamford Senior Center offers retirement lecture Aug. 1

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STAMFORD — The Stamford Senior Center will be hosting a free presentation by Robert Rodriguez of the Social Security Administration at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1  at 888 Washington Blvd., second floor.  This presentation is for those who are over 50 and thinking about retirement.  Learn the pros and cons of taking early retirement versus full […] [Read More]
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Ceremony to honor Vietnam vet of Stamford Aug. 4

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STAMFORD — On Aug. 4 at Cove Island join with fellow residents and veterans in a ceremony to honor Richard Broadhurst, the first Stamford Marine killed during the Vietnam War. Broadhurst served Stamford as a lifeguard at Horseshoe Beach in Cove Island prior to his deployment. All are invited and the ceremony will begin at […] [Read More]
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Santos Carbajal. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Cops: City man had sex with teen

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A city man who met a young girl in the street while she was skateboarding Tuesday afternoon was arrested for allegedly taking the underage girl across town to a hotel and having sex with her, police said. Santos Carbajal, 31, of Adams Avenue, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a […] [Read More]
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