Shippan chimney fire drives residents from home

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A chimney fire in Shippan Wednesday night caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage to a three-story home, and possibly leaving it unfit for occupancy. Firefighters were called to 172 Fairview Avenue at 9:43 p.m. after smoke detectors alerted residents to a fire in the home. Assistant Fire Chief Trevor Roach said missing mortar […] [Read More]
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Annapolis family suffers fire similar to Stamford’s 2011 Christmas Eve fire

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In a heartbreaking repeat of Stamford’s 2011 Christmas Eve fire that killed Madonna Badger’s parents and children, an Annapolis couple and four of their grandchildren were confirmed dead in a Jan. 19 fire caused by an electrical problem and a dry Christmas tree, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Don and Sandra Pyle, along with four […] [Read More]
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Informational meeting on upcoming senior trips Feb. 3

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The Stamford Senior Center at 888 Washington Blvd. will host an informational meeting about two upcoming trips being offered at noon on Feb. 3. Learn about tours to Tuscany, Italy in November and to America’s Northern National Parks in August. Representatives from Collette Tours will be on hand to answer questions and more. For more […] [Read More]
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Civility series ‘When Old Values Meet New Media’ Feb.10

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The Civility in America series will continue with Henry Timms, executive director of 92nd Street Y,  Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Ferguson Library, corner of Broad and Bedford streets. Timms’ presentation is titled, “When Old Values Meet New Media.” Timms is also the founder of #GivingTuesday and a practitioner-in-residence at the Stanford University […] [Read More]
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Stamford North Little League registration Feb. 9 &10

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North Stamford and Springdale youth baseball leagues have merged to become Stamford North Little League. The league serves children, ages 4 to 12, who live or attend school in the North Stamford and Springdale neighborhoods. Registration for the spring season will be held on Feb. 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Turn of […] [Read More]
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Clearing snow on the West Side after Monday's snowstorm.

Stamford City Hall: Leaving snow on walks can cost you

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  Clearing snow on the West Side after Monday’s snowstorm.   STAMFORD – Keep those sidewalks clear, folks. In the wake of Monday’s snowfall Government Center issued a statement Wednesday, “reminding” Stamford residents that keeping sidewalks passable is their civic duty. “City ordinance states that sidewalks must be cleared within 12 hours after the end […] [Read More]
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Darien busboy gets high bond for selling pot out of restaurant

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A Darien busboy arrested for selling marijuana out of the Post Road restaurant where he worked was arraigned on drug charges at the Stamford courthouse Wednesday. Police say that Namgyao Kelsang, 30, of Mansfield Avenue, sold marijuana to an undercover police officer on two occasions and was arrested Monday on charges that included conspiracy to […] [Read More]
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Stamford reminds city to shovel sidewalks

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The city sent out a reminder to businesses and residents that they are required by law to clear the sidewalks in front of their establishments and resident within 12 hours after the end of snowfall. “Many residents depend on our sidewalks for travel, including school children and seniors, and clearing them for safe passage is […] [Read More]
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