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Christine Hall

Crash snarls Stamford traffic

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There is a front-end collision at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Summer Street in  Stamford. One southbound lane is blocked, causing backups at the Bulls Head intersection. [Read More]
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How confident are you in Stamford superintendent’s investigation?

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Stamford schools Superintendent Winifred Hamilton will conduct an investigation to determine whether suspended Stamford High School administrators Donna Valentine and Roth Nordin will keep their jobs. The two are participating in a special probationary program to clear misdemeanor criminal charges for not reporting a sexual relationship between a teacher and a student. Do you have […] [Read More]
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Stamford NAACP to hold elections

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The Stamford branch of the NAACP will elect officers and at-large members of the executive committee next week. The election is conducted by the Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches. To vote, one must have identification and be a member in good standing for 30 days before the election. The voting will take place at […] [Read More]
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Are the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales worth it?

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Did you hit the sales this Thanksgiving? Get some good deals? Or do you think the sales later in December will be better? Tell us what you think and take our poll: [Read More]
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What Stamford is reading: It’s graphic

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The Ferguson Library has an extensive collection of graphic novels, arguably one of the best in the state. These are Stamford’s top five circulating graphic novels authors and subject areas at the moment: Author  Known for Genre Alan Moore Known for V is for Vendetta, Watchmen and others superheroes Scott Adams Best known for authoring […] [Read More]
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Police continue investigation of fatal Springdale accident

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UPDATE: Monday, 9 a.m. Stamford police accident investigators will be executing a search warrant this morning on the Ford Explorer that crossed the double yellow line on Hope Street in Springdale Saturday morning and struck a woman and her husband as the two were stopped to put gasoline into their food truck. Sgt. Andrew Gallagher […] [Read More]
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Stamford gets East Coast’s first look at $1.5M hybrid Ferrari

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Stamford’s P1 Motorcars had the elusive and unusual newest Ferrari on display at its South End garage Saturday, where enthusiasts and possibly future owners ogled the strangely named LaFerrari. Oddly, it’s a hybrid. It’s no Prius, though. The Italian car manufacturer says it’ll do more than 200 mph, and can get half way to that […] [Read More]
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AmeriCares taking precautions against Ebola for aid workers

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AmeriCares President and CEO Michael J. Nyenhuis said Thursday his organization is taking precautions regarding the aid workers it has who are in Liberia or expected to return soon. “AmeriCares is following CDC protocols and requiring staff returning from Liberia to take their temperature twice a day and report it to Human Resources,” Nyenhuis said […] [Read More]
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The Ferguson Library seen in this postcard that is postmarked 1909.

Stamford in postcards: Ferguson Library

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Here’s a postcard of Ferguson Library as seen in the early 1900s. We can’t even read the handwriting on the back of it. Can you decipher it?   [Read More]
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Poll: Which has worse construction delays? I-95 or the Merritt?

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You’re expecting an easy post-rush-hour trip, and then it happens: traffic just stops. A sea of red taillights in front of you. You wait and wait. You turn the car off. Ten or 15 minutes later – it will have felt like an hour – things finally start moving again. As you creep toward the […] [Read More]
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