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Author: Christine Hall

Stamford population growth highest in state

New Census Bureau population estimates show which municipalities in Connecticut experienced the largest increases in population last year. Stamford’s grew by 1,590 between July 1, 2013, and July 1,
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Rabid fox found by North Stamford resident (w/video)

(Video: Contributed by Barbara Saon) North Stamford resident Barbara Saon alerted The Advocate via Facebook Wednesday afternoon that a rabid fox was sitting in her yard, and that she had been waiting
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NYC police pick up duo wanted in Stamford fraud

A Bronx couple wanted in Stamford on fraud charges await extradition from New York, where police apprehended them at their home on May 13. Stamford police have arrest warrants for Ferne Deans and
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Stamford school bus catches fire; no injuries

Update: 9:24 a.m.: There were no children on the bus, just the driver. The bus had been driving south on Washington Boulevard when another driver pulled up and told the bus driver that the front
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Stamford police warn of found guns

With the discovery of two handguns in communal areas in recent weeks, Stamford police are asking residents to be careful and instruct children not to touch a weapon if they find one. One of the two
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‘Gypsies’ charged with scamming elderly Stamford women

An East Haven couple who identified themselves to police as Gypsies were charged with scamming Stamford woman in their 80s by doing sham home and car repairs for the two women and charging them $3,800
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Brett Irving-Carroll. Contributed: Stamford Police Department

Stamford police arrest Bloods members from NYC

Stamford Police arrested two alleged members of the New York City Bloods Tuesday who were wanted in that city on gun trafficking charges. Working with the NYPD firearms investigation unit, ATF and the
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Stamford patrol officer alerts firefighters to blaze

A Stamford police officer on routine patrol alerts firefighters to early-morning fire on Summer Street on Sunday, Stamford Fire Dept. Capt. Michael R. Terenzio said in a press release Monday. On
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Stamford man attacked woman as she came home, police say

A Stephen Street man was charged Monday with assaulting a woman as she returned home to her West Side apartment complex in late April, after security video showed him waiting for the victim and then
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Credit: Sal Martello

Seals return to Stamford harbor for spring

Reader Sal Martello photographed these harbor seals basking in the sun on a rock in Stamford Harbor recently, presumably from the vantage point of a boat of some sort.
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