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Author: Jim Shay

workers shovel the sidewalks around the CTTransit bus stop at the Tully Center on Strawberry Hill Avenue. Photo by Chris Hall.

Storm causes few problems in Stamford

When it comes to winter storms, Saturday’s snowfall doesn’t make the record books for Stamford. While there were some higher snowfall amounts in North Stamford near the Merritt Parkway, less than 4

WWE’s ‘Diva Emma’ arrested on shoplifting charges

A female WWE wrestler, whose ring name is “Diva Emma,” has been on shoplifting charges, the Hartford Courant reports. Tenille Dashwood of Winter Park, Fla., was charged with sixth-degree larceny after
This Piper Meridian plane is similar to the one that crashed at Westchester Airport Friday morning. The pilot was killed. Photo by Gerald van der Schaaf.

Rockefeller dies in plane crash in Westchester

  A family spokesman says the pilot of a small plane who died moments after taking off from a Westchester County airport was Richard Rockfeller, great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D.

Two injured after manholes explode in Norwalk

Two people were injured in Norwalk Tuesday morning following a manhole explosion. Shortly after 8:30 AM, there were reports of multiple explosions and fire in the area of Main Street and Hoyt streets.

Memorial Day weekend parades, ceremonies

Where and when the Memorial Day parades and ceremonies are happening this weekend: Memorial Day Weekend events   Ansonia Parade Sun 2 p.m. Starts at Nolan Field and proceeds along Wakelee Avenue,
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

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

Accident closes High Ridge Road

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

New video of Stamford boat fire

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

Power outage in Stamford

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.

Fire snuffed out at New Canaan house

A quick response by firefighters helped save a New Canaan house from serious damage early Thursday evening. According to NC, the fire department was alerted through an automatic fire