Stamford police chief offers Halloween tips

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Stamford police Chief Jon Fontneau says Halloween can be the most exciting times of the year for children, but hectic for parents and guardians.  Please take a moment to consider basic safety precautions to help make your children’s Halloween a safer night of fun. Choose bright costumes, and have children carry flashlights or glow sticks […] [Read More]
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Stamford man arrested for whipping, burning boy, 8

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STAMFORD-A city man in jail for violating a judge’s protective order a month ago was rearrested Wednesday for strapping an eight-year-old boy with a belt, kicking him and burning him in the face with a Butane grill lighter. Kevyn Garcia, 24, of Liberty St., was charged with felony counts of first-degree assault and second-degree assault […] [Read More]
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New Canaan pet store to close

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Village Critter Outfitter, an independent New Canaan pet store, is closing its doors this week after almost two decades in town. “After serving the Town of New Canaan for almost 20 years, the time is right for me to explore other opportunities that have come my way,” owner Shirleen Dubuque said on the store’s Facebook […] [Read More]
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School bus accident shuts down Bridge Street

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STAMFORD — An accident between a school bus and a Volkswagen Beetle has shut down Bridge Street from Washington Boulevard to Hubbard Avenue. There were no children on board the bus at the time of the accident around 4:30 p.m. The woman driving the Beetle was unconscious following the accident and was taken to Stamford […] [Read More]
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Poll: Do you think Connecticut should allow early voting

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Beyond the race for governor and other contests, voters on Tuesday will be asked if they should change the way they vote in the future. Tell us what you think about the proposed constitutional amendment: [Read More]
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Stamford woman scammed out of $5,000

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A man pretending to be an IRS agent over the phone collected almost $5,000 from a Stamford woman after threatening to throw her in jail for past years unpaid taxes, police said. Sgt. Peter diSpagna said the woman reported the theft Tuesday afternoon after buying $4,900 in Green Dot debit cards and turning them over […] [Read More]
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Windsor man charged with stealing from Stamford electrical employer

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A Windsor man was arrested Monday for stealing about $1,800 worth of wiring from the Stamford electrical supply company where he worked. Thomas Weaver, 61, of Carriage Way, was charged with fourth-degree larceny and released on bond. Sgt. Steve Perrotta said that Weaver was a 4 year employee of World Electrical Wholesalers on Harbor View […] [Read More]
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Stamford man insulted taxi driver

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A city man was charged with yelling and threatening a taxi cab driver Monday afternoon after the man got angry for being parked in by the cabbie. Charles Dixon, 61, of 1611 Washington Boulevard, was charged with threatening, breach of peace and third-degree assault. He was released after posting a $1,500 court appearance bond. Sgt. […] [Read More]
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