Stolen iPad leads Stamford police to purse snatching suspects

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An iPad stolen during a violent purse snatching of a 69-year-old woman on Bedford Street earlier in January led police to make two juvenile arrests in the case last week. An unidentified 16-year-old male was charged with second-degree robbery, assault on a person over 60 years old and second-degree larceny. The youth was sent to […] [Read More]
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Stamford mayor to hold press conference on blizzard prep

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In case you haven’t heard, there’s a storm a-brewin’, folks! Get your shovels out. In advance of the coming Nor’easter that is threatening to dump up to two feet of snow in the region, Stamford Mayor David Martin will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. today in the lobby of the Government Center to […] [Read More]

United Way seeks health distribution volunteers

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United Way of Western Connecticut is looking for volunteers to participate in an upcoming health grant distribution process. Learn about local non-profit organizations and the way in which United Way allocates funding.  Potential volunteers need to live or work in Stamford. Time commitment is approximately 25 to 30 hours from the end of February to […] [Read More]
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Stamford cops hold DUI checkpoint Saturday night

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Stamford police will set up a drunk driving checkpoint on High Ridge Road at Square Acre Drive Saturday night, a public notice published Saturday announced. Police will set up the checkpoint at 11 p.m. and continue stopping drivers for several into Sunday morning. [Read More]
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workers shovel the sidewalks around the CTTransit bus stop at the Tully Center on Strawberry Hill Avenue. Photo by Chris Hall.

Storm causes few problems in Stamford

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When it comes to winter storms, Saturday’s snowfall doesn’t make the record books for Stamford. While there were some higher snowfall amounts in North Stamford near the Merritt Parkway, less than 4 inches were reported across the city. Neighboring areas like New Canaan and Norwalk saw up to 6 inches of heavy wet snow. For […] [Read More]
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Stamford High School 20 year reunion set

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Stamford High School Class of 1995 will hold its 20 year reunion on June 27 at the Stamford Sheraton at 7 p.m. Cost is $80 per person and $160 per couple. Tickets will be sold through May 1 and not sold at the door. For information, visit www.stamfordhighschool1995.com or email stamfordhighschool1995@yahoo.com. [Read More]
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Volunteers needed at the Stamford Museum

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The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is looking for volunteers to help with computer projects, data entry, mailings, event preparation and more. Help is needed week days on one morning or afternoon between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, please contact The Volunteer Center of United Way at 203-348-7714. [Read More]
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Stamford parking hours, fine increases on hold

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STAMFORD – Though the city may soon charge longer hours for parking and impose stricter fines for parking violations, motorists have earned a temporary reprieve. The Transportation Committee punted Thursday on a proposal to increase the hours of meter enforcement to 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., extending the cutoff by one hour. An identical measure […] [Read More]
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