Tree & wreath sale to aid SHS band through 12/23

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The Stamford High School Marching Band’s will be selling trees and wreaths for the holidays through Dec. 23 or until supplies run out at 55 Strawberry Hill Ave. All sizes of trees from table tops on up will be available. Trees will be sold in the back parking lot of Boyle Stadium. Hours of operation […] [Read More]
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Loft Artists holiday show & boutique 12/20-12/21

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The Loft Artists Association at 575 Pacific St. will be hosting  its annual holiday show and boutique on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Gifts made by local artists will be available for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to Laurel House. For more information, visit www.loftartists.com or call 203-247-2027. [Read More]
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St. Francis Christmas service 12/21

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St. Francis Episcopal Church will hold a candlelight Christmas service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 503 Old Long Ridge Road. The program will include carols, classic readings and the Christmas story. Seats are limited. A festive reception will follow in the parish rectory adjacent to the church. For more information, call the church at 203-461-8201. [Read More]
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Stamford police release video of West Side shooting

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STAMFORD — Police have released a video of a shooting incident on the city’s West Side and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the five men seen on the surveillance images. Earlier this week, police asked community leaders to step up in reaching out to rival groups before someone is hurt or killed. […] [Read More]
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Police Capt. Beth Erickson looking at more than five pounds of marijuana and $9,000 seized by patrol officers following a traffic stop on Stamford's West Side Wednesday afternoon. Photo: John Nickerson/Stamford Advocate

Stamford traffic stop nets 5 pounds of pot and $9,000

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A routine traffic stop early Wednesday afternoon for a hard to read license plate ended in the seizure of a little more than five pounds of marijuana, $9,000 in cash and the arrest of a North Stamford man. Maxx Vizioli, 20, of Thornwood Road, was charged Wednesday with operation of a drug factory, possession of […] [Read More]
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Trucks slams into Westport house

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WESTPORT — A 12-passenger van with several people on board struck the garage area of a house on Terhune Drive on Wednesday afternoon, causing visible structural damage. No one inside the van or in the house was injured, said Capt. Brian Meadows, the fire department spokesman. “The driver of the van stated that while dropping […] [Read More]
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Stamford man arrested for stealing crossing guard’s wallet

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A Stamford man was charged with stealing a wallet containing $1,200 from a 71-year-old crossing guard after the crossing guard allowed the man to sit in his car to warm up Tuesday morning. Jeffrey Preli, 29, of Plymouth Road, was charged Tuesday with fourth-degree larceny and held in lieu of a $5,000 court appearance bond. […] [Read More]
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Police: Missing Greenwich teen could be in the Stamford area

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Sixteen- year-old Shyana Perez was last seen on Dec. 11, wearing a burgundy colored hoodie and blue jeans. She is five feet tall, weighing 100 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. She is a Hispanic with a light brown complexion. She may be in the Stamford area. Persons with any information on Perez’s whereabouts […] [Read More]
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