Ceremony to honor a Vietnam vet of Stamford Aug. 4

on
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]
Categories: General

Car hits Stamford townhouse

on
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]
Categories: Downtown, Police

New Haven mechanic charged with scamming elderly Stamford man

on
STAMFORD — An unemployed New Haven man has been charged with stealing more than $50k from an elderly Stamford man to fix his 23-year-old station wagon. Jimmy Megel, 42, of 240 Foxon Road, New Haven was charged Tuesday with first-degree larceny and was held overnight on a $250,000 bond. Megel was also wanted for not […] [Read More]

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

on
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 by a Stamford judge last week. Rafael Arias, 40, of 5 Hillwood Ave., Norwalk, passed up an offer to settle the case by making a guilty plea and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Funeral services for Stamford motorcyclist set

on
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]
Categories: General

Vendors sought for St. John’s Episcopal’s tag sale on Aug. 16

on
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]
Categories: General

12-year-old jailed on robbery charge

on
A 12-year-old Stamford boy was arrested on robbery charges Monday after assaulting a youth one year older and stealing the boy’s cell phone and running off, police said. The afternoon robbery occurred as a 13-year-old boy and his 15-year-old male friend were walking down Stillwater Avenue near Smith Street at about 3 p.m. Monday and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Jailed inmate charged with threatening wife

on
A Stamford man jailed for beating his wife was brought down from the Bridgeport Correctional Center Tuesday and arrested again after the man’s wife told police that he sent someone from jail to deliver a threatening message nearly a week ago. Juan Najarro-Juarez, 35, of 98 West Ave., Stamford, was charged with threatening, harassment, tampering […] [Read More]
Categories: General