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Jonathan Lucas

VIDEO: Stamford harbor boat fire

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Here is a video of the fire that engulfed two boats in Stamford Harbor Wednesday night:   [Read More]
Categories: Public safety
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Cohen throws Stamford Y a lifeline

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No stranger to swimming in the deep end in the world of high finance, Stamford hedge-fund boss Steven Cohen is looking to get more people in the pool at the Stamford Family YMCA. Through the charity he runs with his wife, the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Stamford Y to […] [Read More]
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Nestle CEO, Westhill senior to receive Heart of Gold honors

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The president and CEO of Stamford-based Nestle Waters North America will be honored next week for his support of volunteers at this year’s Heart of Gold dinner hosted by the Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut. The Volunteer Center will also give a $5,000 scholarship to Westhill senior Rachel Katz for her volunteer […] [Read More]
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CL&P begins reliability project

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STAMFORD — Connecticut Light & Power is beginning a project to improve reliability and meet the increasing demand for electricity, particularly in Stamford’s South End. In a statement issued Monday, the utility announced it is beginning a project to install a new 1.5-mile underground transmission line from its Glenbrook substation on Lincoln Avenue to a […] [Read More]
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West Side man charged with child porn

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STAMFORD — A 35-year-old West Side man was charged Monday morning with possession of child pornography after a month-long investigation. Oziel Mazariegos of 12 Annie Place is being held on $100,000 bond and is expected to appear in state Superior Court on Monday. Police notified the Department of Homeland Security and an immigration hold was […] [Read More]

Mayor Martin’s proposed capital budget

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A look at the mayor’s proposed capital budget gives a sense of what his priorities are as he begins his first term in office. Here’s the complete list of projects that were included in this upcoming fiscal year’s capital budget:   [Read More]
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House engulfed in flames in Westover

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STAMFORD — Firefighters are responding to a house fire at 449 Westover Road. The owners were at home at the time of the fire, but got out without any injuries. Initial reports from the scene indicated that there was heavy smoke and that the 1.5 story house was engulfed in flames. We will have updates […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Athlete shares coming out story

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By Eve Sullivan STAMFORD – Akil Patterson told an audience at UConn Stamford Thursday night what it’s like to be a gay, black athlete in America, and what it was like for him to “come out” a decade ago. Injecting humor into his speech, Patterson said he was a college football player and wrestler, who […] [Read More]
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Poll: Mayor’s proposed tax increase

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Blumenthal convenes hearing on rail safety

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is expected to convene a hearing on rail safety this morning to examine issues relating to recent accidents involving Metro-North and freight trains carrying volatile petroleum in North Dakota. Among those expected to testify are Joseph Szabo, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administation, which is currently conducting its own review […] [Read More]