Dog and car wash benefit Aug. 23

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STAMFORD — There will be a dog and car wash on Saturday to help raise funds for STARelief and Pet Assistance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stamford Dog Park, 30 Courtland Ave. There is a $5 suggested donation. The rain date will be Sunday. For more information, call 203-636-0971. [Read More]
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Backpack giveaway for South End students Aug. 23

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STAMFORD — There will be a South End residents’ backpack giveaway from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at CTE’s Lathon Wider Community Center, 34 Woodland Ave. Elementary, middle and high school students must be present to receive a backpack. For more information, call 203-327-3260. [Read More]
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Poll: Should Stamford taxpayers foot bill for Biden visit?

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Following the visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Shippan for a fundraising trip to raise money for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection campaign, some say the city shouldn’t be on the hook to pay the bill for his security detail. What do you think? [Read More]

Darien man receives Emmy nomination

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This year’s 66th Emmy Awards has a Darien connection. Robert Lydecker, who grew up in Darien, was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for Fox’s hit TV show “Sleepy Hollow.”  The supernatural suspense series, created by the writers of “Star Trek” and “Transformers,” was inspired by Washington Irving’s classic tale […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport limo driver charged with impregnating Stamford girl, 14

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STAMFORD — A 57-year-old Bridgeport limousine driver was charged Friday morning with impregnating a 14-year-old Stamford girl after carrying on a two-year relationship with her. Stamford police charged Andre Joseph of Bridgeport’s East Side with first-degree sexual assault and felony risk of injury to a minor after carrying out an early-morning sting operation to lure […] [Read More]

Car strikes convienence store

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Police at the scene said a male driver mistakenly pushing on the throttle rather than the brake crashed into a store on East Main Street in Stamford just before 8 a.m. Friday morning. Sgt. Kris Engstrand said the driver of the Honda Odyssey minivan was pulling in to park at the East Main Convenience Store […] [Read More]
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Norwalk man’s sentence reduced in Christmas murder case

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A Norwalk man found guilty by a jury of manslaughter in the Roodner Court murder of Larry Paulk on Christmas Day 2007 and not supposed to get out of jail until 2053, was re-sentenced Thursday to 10-years in jail after his conviction was overturned. Jason Gonzalez, 31, appeared before Judge Gary White at state Superior […] [Read More]
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Felon caught with loaded firearm

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A South End traffic stop resulted in a fully loaded gun being taken away from a convicted Stamford felon Wednesday night. Derrick Littlejohn, 31, of 1250 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, was charged with criminal possession of a pistol, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit. Sgt. William […] [Read More]
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