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One dead, two hurt after car accident in Norwalk

One person has been killed and two others were hurt after being struck by a vehicle on Woodward Avenue Friday night. Arriving officers found three victims at the scene. All three were transported to
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How well do you know Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford? Have you seen this brightly painted gate in your travels?
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Stamford police make arrest in theft from autistic man

On the same day that police gave over $1,300 in donations to a severely autistic man who had $100 in birthday money taken from him by a fast-talking thief nearly one week ago, police said they have

Stamford’s police department through the years

Electrical explosions halt roadwork in Stamford. Photo: Christine Hall/Stamford Advocate.

Stamford electrical explosion halts road construction

Several electrical explosions in the area of East Main Street – the Post Road in that section of Stamford – and Lockwood Avenue brought a heavy fire department response late Friday morning. No

Stamford man pleads guilty to stealing $191,000 from investors

Michael Lombardo Jr., 38, of Stamford, pleaded guilty in Hartford federal court to bilking clients of the Westport financial services company he worked for of $191,069 over the course of a little more
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Poll: Does a hot drink cool you down faster on a steamy day?

Here in New England you run across Yankees who claim that a hot cup of tea or coffee cools you down faster on a steamy day than a cold drink. Are you one of them? Take our poll:  

Stamford JCC Run-Walk attracts crowd despite heat

Stamford’s Jewish Community center’s seventh-annual Run-Walk Family Day attracted several hundred runners Monday, despite the heat and humidity. Among the runners were Stamford residents Keren
A postcard for Hepton's Tea and Coffee company in Stamford, undated. Public records show it was located at 530 Main St., and and that Isaac M. Scofield bought in 1910 and immediately sold it to Lela Gulick of New York.

Postcards from Stamford’s past

Here’s another postcard we found on eBay, of an advertisement for the Hepton’s Tea and Coffee company. We hadn’t heard of Hepton’s. A 1913 edition of a trade publication titled Coffee and Tea

Shooting at Stamford’s Cummings Park

A city man was shot in the leg at Cummings Park early Saturday morning following an altercation, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn. The disturbance occurred at about 12:15 a.m., during