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New Orleans style party band to play at library’s adult summer reading finale

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The Ferguson Library’s Adult Summer Reading Club Finale will feature the music of Swamp Gumbo, a New Orleans-style party band, on Wednesday, August 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Library’s Harry Bennett Branch. (Special reception for members with invitation at 6:30 p.m.) The six-piece band, led by trumpeter Tim Ouimette (Ray Charles, Ray […] [Read More]
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Norwalk police make arrest in bank robbery

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NORWALK — Police acting on a tip Wednesday morning arrested a suspect in the robbery last week of the First County Bank. Isaiah Gary, 32, of Norwalk, was found in a vehicle parked behind the Norwalk-Westport Motel on Westport Avenue at 11:35 a.m., and climbed onto the motel roof in an attempt to elude capture, […] [Read More]
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Ceremony to honor a Vietnam vet of Stamford Aug. 4

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STAMFORD — On Aug. 4 at Cove Island join with fellow residents and veterans in a ceremony to honor Richard Broadhurst, the first Stamford Marine killed during the Vietnam War. Broadhurst served Stamford as a lifeguard at Horseshoe Beach in Cove Island prior to his deployment. All are invited and the ceremony will begin at […] [Read More]
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Car hits Stamford townhouse

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STAMFORD — A woman driving a Lexus on Riverside Avenue near Scalzi Park, accidentally drove into a townhouse causing minor damage to the structure and car Wednesday morning. Police said the driver was an older woman, who was “shaken up” from the accident, but was not hurt. [Read More]
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New Haven mechanic charged with scamming elderly Stamford man

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After a six-month search, Stamford police on Tuesday went to the funeral of a New Haven grifter’s mother and arrested him for stealing over $135,000 from an elderly city man to fix his beat-up 23-year-old station wagon. Jimmy Megel, 42, of 240 Fox on Road, New Haven was charged Tuesday with first-degree larceny and was […] [Read More]

Dental office manager sentenced to 8 years jail for sexual assault of employee

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A Norwalk dental office manager found guilty by a jury earlier this year of the sexual assault a dental assistant was sentenced to eight years in jail last week. Rafael Arias, 40, of 5 Hillwood Ave., Norwalk, passed up an offer to settle the case by making a guilty plea and accepting a two year […] [Read More]
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Funeral services for Stamford motorcyclist set

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Funeral services for Stamford resident James McGee, who was killed on his motorcycle after a man made a left turn in front of him in late June, will be held this coming Tuesday at the Leo P. Gallagher Funeral Home in Stamford. McGee, 48, a 17-year resident of Stamford and Greenwich town employee, died two […] [Read More]
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Vendors sought for St. John’s Episcopal’s tag sale on Aug. 16

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STAMFORD–The St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold  a tag sale at the Canterbury Green on Broad Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16  Sell those items in your attic or basement that you have not used in years. Tables will be available for $35 each. You keep the proceeds of the sale and […] [Read More]
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