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Jonathan Lucas

Stamford police release video of West Side shooting

STAMFORD — Police have released a video of a shooting incident on the city’s West Side and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the five men seen on the surveillance images. Earlier this week, police asked community leaders to step up in reaching out to rival groups before someone is hurt or killed. […] [Read More]
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Stamford High principals will not return

3:17 PM Update Stamford High School principals will not return, Superintendent says. They remain in paid suspension. Board of Education’s Jackie Heftman says Board still has confidence in Superintendent Winifred Hamilton’s leadership. Kathryn Emmett says full written report will be made public, and will be available at the end of February. Original post (2:32 PM) STAMFORD — […] [Read More]

Poll: How far do you plan to travel for Thanksgiving?

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What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving seems to be losing ground to Black Friday, but there’s still plenty to be thankful for as we gather for the annual holiday feast. Whether it’s family, health, financial security or something else, tell us what you’re thankful for this year by responding in the comments section below. Happy Thanksgiving. [Read More]
State's Attorney David Cohen reads a statement in state Superior Court in Stamford.

State’s Attorney rebukes Stamford leaders in school case

In a strongly worded statement, State’s Attorney David Cohen, the chief law official for the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District, reprimanded city leaders, school administrators and even The Advocate for the lack of reaction in the case of a Stamford High School teacher’s alleged sexual relationship with a student and the failure of administrators to report the […] [Read More]

Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Judge Richard Comerford granted the request for accelerated rehabilitation to both Stamford High School Principal Donna Valentine and Assistant Principal Roth Nordin, but not before State’s Attorney David Cohen assailed the culture in the schools that puts children’s safety second to keeping the information out of the public eye. The two administrators […] [Read More]

Stamford High principals’ case continued

STAMFORD — The state Superior Court judge reviewing the cases of the two Stamford High School administrators charged with failing to report a sexual relationship between an English teacher and a student, has delayed a decision on granting them a special form of probation for a week. Judge Richard Comerford said he has been given […] [Read More]
Categories: Court, Crime, Education

Greenwich woman, Stamford man die in West Side crash

UPDATE Saturday, Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m. Police say a second crash victim has died. The passenger of the BMW died of her injuries earlier this morning. Judith Andriulli, 70, of Cos Cob, was sitting in the front passenger seat when the Nissan Altima ran a red light and hit that side of the car, police […] [Read More]

Stamford Election Day results

UPDATE 11:25 p.m. Candidates react: Victorious Democratic State Senate incumbent Carlo Leone called the victories of local Democrats a “step in the right direction,” speaking at the Democratic celebration headquarters amid a crowd of supporters including his family. “It just shows that when you do the job, the job can get done and Democrats are […] [Read More]

Voters head to the polls in Stamford

STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There was an early report of a problem with a scanner at one of the polling places, but Corelli said it […] [Read More]