Grifter brought back to Stamford courthouse

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He’s been featured in numerous television news reports from Florida to Boston and even the subject of a Change.org petition to stop him from scamming others, now Andre Vann –who passes himself off as Michael Jackson’s nephew- appeared Tuesday at the Stamford courthouse. Vann, 30, of Natick, Mass., was arraigned because he did not show […] [Read More]
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Bronx attempted murder suspect found in Stamford

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Acting on a tip, Stamford police rushed over to the Ferguson Library late Tuesday morning and quietly took a Bronx man wanted for a recent attempted murder into custody. Angel Rivera, 21, of the Bronx, was charged with being a fugitive from justice and is being held in lieu of a $1 million court appearance […] [Read More]
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Poll: How far do you plan to travel for Thanksgiving?

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Library to forgive fines with food donations Dec.8-15

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The Ferguson Library will forgive fines during the week of Dec. 8 through 15 with a donation to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Library users can bring in canned or packaged non-perishable, unexpired food items and deposit them in the special receptacles at any library location during that week. Each donated item is […] [Read More]
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Albanian-American independence event Nov. 26

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In honor of the 102nd Albanian Independence Day, the Albanian-American Community of Stamford will be holding a flag raising ceremony at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd. The ceremony will include cultural activities and performances by the Albanian-American youth of Stamford, the Rozafati Dance group and Gezim Nika. Guest speakers […] [Read More]
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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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