Posts by Author

Christine Hall

What Stamford is reading: It’s graphic

on
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]
Categories: General

Police continue investigation of fatal Springdale accident

on
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]
Categories: General

Stamford gets East Coast’s first look at $1.5M hybrid Ferrari

on
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]
Categories: General

AmeriCares taking precautions against Ebola for aid workers

on
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]
Categories: General
The Ferguson Library seen in this postcard that is postmarked 1909.

Stamford in postcards: Ferguson Library

on
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]
Categories: General
cp1121travel-4

Poll: Which has worse construction delays? I-95 or the Merritt?

on
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]
Categories: General

Stamford issues rules for dog shelter volunteers

on
The city has agreed to a strict set of rules for volunteers to be allowed to work at the city’s Animal Control Shelter, the mayor announced late Friday. The volunteers will no longer be allowed to enter the kennel areas, handle animals without approval, or “interfere” with administrative operations, including answering the phones. They’ll also […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Whee is this in Stamford

How well do you know Stamford?

on
How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? If you have little kids, you may have spent some time looking at it. Leave us a comment below or email us at localnews@scni.com.   [Read More]
Categories: General

Man hit by lightning at Stamford’s Cove Island Park

on
A Port Chester man who was fishing at Cove Island Park Saturday evening was struck by lightning during the violent thunderstorm that rolled through the area around that time, Stamford police said. The 30-year-old man’s fishing pole was struck by lightning, his brother told police officers who arrived on the scene first. He said the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Funeral prayers for slain Stamford cabbie are this afternoon

on
The Stamford Islamic Center announced funeral prayers for slain taxi driver Mahomed Kamal will be held at 1:15 today at their facility at on Outlook Street, after Friday prayers. A statement from the board members of the center thanked the Stamford Police Department for identifying and arresting a suspect the same day as the murder. […] [Read More]
Categories: General