Man robbed with knife on Greyrock Place

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Police say a man walking his dog in downtown Stamford was robbed a knifepoint early Monday evening. Sgt. William Brevard said the 28-year-old man was walking behind the Bedford Street parking garage at about 7:15 p.m. when a man with a hoodie cinched around his face came up behind him with a knife and demanded […] [Read More]
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Where young people are moving

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On Monday, the New York Times Upshot blog ran a post about a recent report that tracks the movement of young college graduates. Overall, young people are much more likely to move, with an estimated million crossing state lines every year. The list of cities they are choosing to live in is a good economic […] [Read More]
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Mayor makes appointments to Stamford historic preservation commission

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Mayor David Martin announced this morning that he has picked eight people to the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission. Last year, Stamford voters elected to form the group as part of a Charter revision initiative. It has met monthly since April, advising the city’s Zoning Board on developments that affect historic structures and neighborhoods and working […] [Read More]

Stamford principal and asst. apply for diversionary program

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Rather than take charges accusing them of failing to properly report an alleged sexual relationship between a Stamford High School English teacher and her 18-year-old student to trial, Principal Donna Valentine and assistant Principal Roth Nordin have applied to participate in a court program for first-time offenders that will expunge the criminal charges against them. […] [Read More]
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Five childhood nostalgia picks for ‘Stamford in 101 objects’

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This week’s picks for “Stamford in 101 objects” are from Michele Leigh Kulis, a 34-year-old Stamford resident who grew up in the city and is now raising her own children here. She initially tweeted me her list but I asked her to email me her selections with a brief explanation of why she picked them. […] [Read More]

Strong arm robbery in Stamford Tuesday morning

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Police are looking for a male who just robbed another person near the Wells Fargo ATM on High Ridge Road just south of the Merritt Parkway at about 9:20 a.m. The man police are looking for is a white male, about five-too 10 inches tall, with dirty blond hair, wearing a dark blue baseball cap […] [Read More]
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Stamford woman tried to shoplift more than $2K in jewelry

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A middle-aged East Side woman was arrested over the weekend for allegedly shop lifting more than $2,000 in merchandise from the Stamford Macy’s department store. Candice Smith, 53, of Sherman St., Stamford, was charged with third-degree larceny on Sunday. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called after Macy’s security became suspicious when watching a middle […] [Read More]
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Mother of children wandering in Stamford is charged

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A Norwalk woman was charged over the weekend after Stamford police found her three young children wandering around downtown Stamford alone. Shay Thompson, 25, of Hillcrest Terrace, was charged with three counts of leaving a child unsupervised. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called to busy Summer Street by someone who just before 10 a.m. […] [Read More]
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