What to do while you’re stuck inside? Check out blizzards of the past

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UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. What now? Entertainment, cabin fever avoidance Now that we’re all hunkered down inside, or should be, you can pass some time by looking at how Stamford has weathered prior blizzards. The Ferguson Library website has a number of possibilities: The anniversary of the Great Blizzard of 1978 is next week. Read about […] [Read More]
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Knife point robbery on Hope Street in Stamford

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Police are looking for two men involved in a knife-point robbery Monday afternoon on Hope Street. Police say a white male about six-foot-three wearing a red baseball cap, black shirt, black hoodie and blue jeans was helped by a 17-year-old man with an afro while robbing another man of a wallet containing $165 in cash. […] [Read More]
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Zoning Board meeting cancelled, rescheduled for Feb.2

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The Zoning Board’s public hearing and regular meeting, initially scheduled for tonight, has been cancelled because of the storm. The meeting has been rescheduled for Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. in the 4th floor cafeteria in the Government Center Building, 888 Washington Blvd.. [Read More]
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Malloy issues a travel ban tonight

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Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on state highways starting at 9 p.m. Between 15 to 30 inches of snow is projected to fall in the region tomorrow. Wind gusts are expected to be as much as 50 miles per hour. The governor spoke this morning at a news conference in Hartford, urging residents […] [Read More]

Early dismissal today at Stamford public schools

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All of the city’s public schools will have early dismissal today. Parents are being instructed to consult their handbook for school early dismissal times or to visit www.stamfordpublicschools.org. All after school activities, ROSCCO, and Adult Education classes are also canceled. [Read More]
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Stamford garbage and recycling: Snow Alert

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Tuesday morning garbage and recycling pickup will be delayed for one day. Please do not leave your garbage and recycling bins curbside until the new morning of scheduled pickup.  Please recheck the city website Tuesday to see if there are additional delays for pickup.  The Katrina Mygatt Recycling Center and Transfer Station will also be […] [Read More]
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Free parking in city’s public garages

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Due to the snowstorm, the city is calling for all parked cars to be moved off the streets by noon today. There will be free parking in public garages until the snow emergency is lifted. As a reminder, fire stations and the Government Center are available today as heating shelters.   [Read More]

State DOT postpones presentation in Stamford

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City land use officials and other stakeholders will have to wait longer still to hear from state Department of Transportation Commission James Redeker. Redeker had been scheduled to speak before the Zoning and Planning boards on Jan. 27 about its controversial $500 million redevelopment of the city’s downtown transportation hub. Last week, however, the city’s […] [Read More]