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Christine Hall

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Do Stamford residents think marijuana should be legal?

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Should marijuana be legalized and treated like alcohol – just another inebriant that can be used responsibly or not? Tell us what you think. Take our poll below: [Read More]
Categories: General, Polls
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North Stamford home badly damaged in cellar fire

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A fire that broke out in the cellar of a North Stamford home caused significant damage to the two story structure on Forestwood Drive. Firefighters were called to the blaze shortly after 8 a.m. when the 94-year-old owner of the home called 911 to report smoke was filling up the 2,700-square-foot residence. Long Ridge volunteers […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s municipal payroll grows and grows

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See how much Stamford employees were paid in 2014. Click here to load this Caspio Online Database. Stamford may be The City That Works. But for those who work for Stamford, it is the City That Pays. Six-figure incomes in Stamford have increased almost tenfold in five years — from 80 city workers earning $100,000 […] [Read More]
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Stamford cracks down on texting drivers

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Stamford Police Sgt. Andrew Gallagher posed as an electrician Wednesday morning on the southbound Exit 8 ramp of Interstate-95 to find drivers who were texting or using their cell phones without a headset.  When he found them he radioed a team of seven other officers waiting nearby, who then directed the drivers into a parking […] [Read More]
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North Stamford home catches fire

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Update 9:45 a.m. The fire as put out, but the roof of the house was still smoldering about an hour after the blaze was called in by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the house. About 35 firefighters responded to the fire, and about eight engines. Deputy fire chief John Pritchard said about a […] [Read More]
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Mayor Martin's budget

Poll: Will you watch Stamford’s public hearing online?

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This year the city is live streaming the public hearing on the city’s budget on Tuesday evening. Assuming actually attending isn’t your cup of tea, will you tune in to hear what your fellow residents have to say? Take our poll below. Mayor David Martin has proposed a $530.8 million budget for the next fiscal […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Politics, Polls
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Stamford school bus crashes into house

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  Update 5:30 p.m. From Stanford Police Department: A 2004 IC Model RE School Bus registered to First Student, Incorporated at 124 Selleck Street Stamford and operated by Diana Morris-Scott age 35 of School Street Norwalk, CT was transporting students from Turn of River Middle School home following early dismissal. The school bus was traveling […] [Read More]
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Stamford 15-year-old arraigned in homicide

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A Stamford 15-year-old was arraigned early Tuesday afternoon for the stabbing murder of 52-year-old Antonio Muralles last week outside the McDonald’s on Bedford Street. In a fourth-floor courtroom at State Superior Court in Stamford, closed except to his immediate family, Marquest Hall was ordered held by Judge Richard Comerford in lieu of a $2 million […] [Read More]
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