Darien doctor arrested again for contacting wife, police say

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A former Darien doctor arrested in March for kicking his wife so hard he fractured her jaw was arrested again Monday for violating a protective order by calling her 13 times in one day and asking her to drop the charges. Robert George, 74, was arrested by Darien police and charged with 13 counts of […] [Read More]
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Glenbrook home burglarized

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A Glenbrook homeowner came home Monday night to find two flat screen televisions, a DVD player and lap top stolen by a burglar sometime during the day, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said a 53-year-old Arthur Avenue man got home at about 7:30 p.m. Monday and found his cat outside the back door. The problem […] [Read More]
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Stamford men charged with Shippan car break-ins

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STAMFORD — Two city ex-convicts were arrested Monday evening after being found with items stolen from at least three vehicles on Shippan Point, police said. Jeffrey Vlash, 40, of High Ridge Road, and Clifton Stephens, 56,  of Lafayette St., were both charged with two counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of conspiracy to commit third-degree […] [Read More]
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Stamford Zoning Board votes down medical facility

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The city’s Zoning Board has voted against a proposed surgery center/out patient facility at High Ridge Park, a corporate office park on Turn of River Road, near Exit 35 on the Merritt Parkway. The complex’s owner George Comfort & Sons had submitted an application to amend the zoning for the district to permit a medical […] [Read More]
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Stamford in 101 objects

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On my drive to work this morning, I caught the tail-end of an interesting interview on The Brian Lehrer Show with Sam Roberts, the New York Times urban affairs reporter. Roberts has recently written a book called A History of New York in 101 Objects, which tries to capture the pivotal moments in New York […] [Read More]
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The Ferguson Library seen in this postcard that is postmarked 1909.

Stamford in postcards: Ferguson Library

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Here’s a postcard of Ferguson Library as seen in the early 1900s. We can’t even read the handwriting on the back of it. Can you decipher it?   [Read More]
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Not guilty pleas in bizarre Stamford robbery-sex assult case

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A Stamford man accused of a bizarre scheme with his girlfriend to rob a Hispanic man on the bleachers of Lione Park and during the robbery investigation was found to have allegedly had sex with the girl when she was a minor, made not guilty pleas to his criminal charges at state Superior Court in […] [Read More]
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Carlos Armas. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Stamford man charged with Sunday morning screen removal

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A city man found near the Havermeyer Lane home that someone was trying to break in through a window while its occupants were inside early Sunday morning was arrested. Carlos Armas, 27, of 40 Wright St., Stamford, was charged with first-degree criminal trespass and third-degree criminal mischief. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police officers were dispatched […] [Read More]
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