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Jonathan Lucas

Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

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As the political election season warms up, more money is expected to come in from national political action committees and the gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are buying up air time to win votes. Does all the money spent on ads have an effect on your vote? [Read More]

Norwalk teen shot in head on Stamford’s West Side

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STAMFORD — A 19-year-old Norwalk man is in critical condition at Stamford Hospital after he was shot in the head at a West Side apartment complex late Friday night. The victim was struck in the back of the head and sustained a fractured skull, but is expected to survive, according to a statement from Stamford […] [Read More]
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Mayor Martin makes cameo in ‘The Music Man’

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STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin continued a tradition among sitting mayors to make a cameo on Curtain Call Theatre’s summer youth program. Martin appeared in the opening scene of this year’s production of “The Music Man,” along with Matthew and Justin McArthur. Martin will appear again in Saturday’s performance at the Kweskin Theatre on the […] [Read More]
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Poll: Rabbits on the rise?

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In Monday’s Advocate, we reported that the New England cottontail is becoming an endangered species and is being replaced by the eastern cottontail. Have you been seeing more rabbits around Stamford this year? [Read More]
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Sexual assault case continued against Stamford High School teacher

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STAMFORD — The Stamford High School teacher accused of threatening to fail an 18-year-old student if he did not have sex with her and providing he and a friend with marijuana is in a Danbury psychiatric hospital and was unable to make her scheduled appearance at state Superior Court in Stamford to make a plea […] [Read More]

Fire engulfs car in Glenbrook

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STAMFORD — The cause of a fire that destroyed a BMW X5 SUV Tuesday afternoon remains under investigation and it is not known if it is connected to a reported car fire at Stamford Town Center on Monday. According to fire marshals at the scene, the BMW was parked and the owner was not present […] [Read More]
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Double rainbow over Stamford

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Here’s another photo from a reader: UPDATE: here’s an even better shot taken from a reader in Shippan: Whoa, double rainbow: [Read More]
Categories: Environment, General, Shippan
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Glenbrook man charged with impregnating stepdaughter, 12

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STAMFORD — A 39-year-old Glenbrook man is facing a sexual assault charge after allegedly impregnating his 12-year-old stepdaughter. Leonel Bartolo Rodriguez was arraigned in state Superior Court in Stamford on Monday after he was extradited from New York where a family relative reported the assault to police, according to a statement from Stamford police. Rodriguez […] [Read More]
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Poll: Mayor Martin’s priority list

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Mayor David Martin outlined his priorities in Sunday’s Advocate for the upcoming fiscal year focusing on making city government more transparent, fiscally responsible and operationally efficient. What do you think of the mayor’s direction? [Read More]

Stamford’s master plan

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A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for residents and business owners to give their input. Here is an earlier draft version of the master […] [Read More]