Stamford restaurant employee arrested for robbery hoax

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A downtown Stamford restaurant employee was arrested Tuesday night after he texted his boss telling him that someone was holding a gun to his head while trying to open the restaurant’s safe. Dennis Rodas, 18, of Hope Street was charged by police with falsely reporting an incident, possession of less than four ounces of marijuana, […] [Read More]
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Stamford downtown welcomes Zipcars

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STAMFORD – On-the-fly rental cars are now available in downtown Stamford. The Downtown Special Services District announced Wednesday that three Zipcars are available for reservation at the Landmark Square office complex or the Harbor Point Gateway Garage. To reserve a Zipcar, motorists must register with the service and obtain a “Zipcard.” “Stamford Downtown will initially […] [Read More]
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Wine tasting event to benefit Bennett Cancer Center March 12

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Stamford Hospital Foundation will hold a “Wines of the World” tasting event to benefit the Bennett Cancer Center  from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 12 at Design Within Reach, 711 Canal St. Tickets are $100 per person in advance and $125 at the door. To register, visit www.hopeinmotion.org  and click on signature events. For more […] [Read More]
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Photo quiz: How well do you know Stamford?

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How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? Leave your answer in a comment below, or email us at localnews@scni.com. [Read More]

Stamford man makes guilty plea to Bradford’s stabbing

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The second of two men involved in a ferocious stabbing inside a popular Bedford Street night club in June 2013 has pleaded guilty to assault charges. On Tuesday during a brief hearing at state Superior Court in Stamford, Tyshawn Lamar “Braz” Malachi, 22, of Highview Avenue, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree assault. When […] [Read More]
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Madison man pleads not guilty to bilking Greenwich father

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A Madison man arrested two weeks ago by Greenwich police alleging he stole nearly $180,000 from his 92-year-old father, made not guilty pleas to criminal charges at state Superior Court in Stamford Tuesday. Appearing with his defense attorney, lead public defender Barry Butler, Thomas Herrmann, 59, of High Hill Circle, made the not guilty pleas […] [Read More]
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Stamford teacher’s sentencing put off till Monday

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The threat of bad weather has put off the sentencing of former Stamford High School teacher Danielle Watkins, who is facing between nine months and 20 years in jail for repeatedly having sex with one of her students. On Tuesday Watkins’ attorney Rob Serafinowicz filed a motion asking Judge Gary White for a continuance in […] [Read More]
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Stamford Rotary Club scholarships available

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The Stamford Rotary Club will be awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2015. Students must be legal residents of Stamford, but can be attending high school in any pubic high school or private secondary school.  Applications are in all college guidance offices and at the […] [Read More]
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