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Jim Shay

Vietnam veteran Paul Dixon copies the names of his family members who were killed in the Vietnam War, as he makes a sunrise visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington.

Vigil to remember state’s 25 MIAs from Vietnam

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A 25-hour solemn vigil will remember the 25 Connecticut men, who were either captured and never released or went missing and were never recovered. The vigil on May 17 at Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary Post 1592, will start at 1 PM and end at 3 PM May 18. The post is located at 112 Derby […] [Read More]
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Accident closes High Ridge Road

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By John Nickerson A deer darting across High Ridge Road in Stamford helped cause an accident that left a telephone pole hanging by its wires, closing a major north-south artery into the city  for hours Wednesday morning, police said. A Stamford man driving south on High Ridge Road at 7 a.m. had just passed Hoyclo […] [Read More]
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New video of Stamford boat fire

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This GoPro video was recently posted on YouTube by Stamford Fire and Rescue photographer Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography “On scene at two fully involved boats. Several people had to be rescued and treated for smoke inhalation. Stamford Fire and Rescue Department used their brand new fire boat to help put out this fire. Fire appears […] [Read More]
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Power outage in Stamford

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Connecticut Light and Power is reporting that 818 customers are without power in Stamford. No word yet on when power will be restored. To check on the status, click here. [Read More]
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Fire snuffed out at New Canaan house

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A quick response by firefighters helped save a New Canaan house from serious damage early Thursday evening. According to NC Advertiser.com, the fire department was alerted through an automatic fire alarm at 33 Turtle Back Road South. Firefighters found the blaze on the roof and quickly put it out. There was no major damage to […] [Read More]
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CL&P reports power restored

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An earlier power outages affected about 40 customers in Stamford earlier this morning, according to Connecticut Light & Power. But by 7:30 a.m., power was restored. Many of the power disruptions were caused by falling tree branches and winds gusting to 35 mph. For the latest outage details, click here. [Read More]
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Cops: Beware of pre-paid debit card scam

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A scam alert from the Norwalk Police Department on pre-paid money cards, specifically Green Dot Money Cards. They’re reloadable debit cards and you can use them to pay your phone, cable, or credit card bill. They’re typically for people who don’t have, or want, bank accounts. “We have received a number of complaints in recent […] [Read More]
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Norwalk Greenpeace captain to be freed from Russian jail

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Norwalk native and Greenpeace captain Peter Willcox will be released from a Russian jail. St. Petersburg’s Kalininsky district courts ruled Wednesday to release Willcox, Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise captain on a two million rubles bail, Itar-Tass reports. He was arrested on September 19, a day after several Greenpeace activists attempted to scale an offshore oil platform […] [Read More]
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