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Martin Cassidy

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Public hearing on Stamford and Darien sewer rate hike tonight

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                A state regulatory officer and a city official tour Stamford’s wastewater treatment facility several years ago. Stamford and Darien water users will get a chance to speak out tonight about a proposed 3.4 percent rate hike that will in part allow the Water Pollution Control Authority to carry out repairs and capital projects. The […] [Read More]

Stamford transportation committee to discuss Complete Streets law for Stamford

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The transportation committee of the Board of Representatives will discuss publishing a Complete Streets ordinance for Stamford at their regular meeting Monday night. [Read More]

Blumenthal to announce rail safety legislation this afternoon

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal-D-Connecticut and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer-D-N.Y. will unveil new legislation todaynew legislation  to overhaul the nation’s rail safety oversight including boosting enforcement power and pushing for continued progress towards installation of advanced collision avoidance technology. The legislation will incorporate recommendations of a Federal Railroad Administration review earlier this year as well as […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford opens online survey for beach, marina master plan

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The city’s planners are conducting an on-line survey to collect input for the ongoing design of the Cummings Park, West Beach, and Cummings Marina master plan. [Read More]
Categories: Shippan, South End, The Cove

Stamford police investigate fetus found in sewer

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Stamford detectives are investigating the discovery of a five to six month old unborn baby Saturday afternoon in a sewer in the South End of the city, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division. [Read More]
Categories: Police, South End
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Stamford woman challenges mayor to kiss a pitbull

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Loreen Nargi Capano, a volunteer at the Stamford Animal Shelter, wants Mayor David Martin to kiss a pitbull or pay up to save one. In  the video linked here, the shelter volunteer urges Martin to kiss a pitbull on video or donate to Outreach for Pets in Need of other groups that help rescue pit […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford pedestrian hit by car Sunday night

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A woman was treated and released from Stamford Hospital after being hit by a car backing out of a driveway on Clinton Avenue Sunday evening, according to police. [Read More]
Categories: Police, Traffic

Police investigating Stamford man’s death

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Police are investigating the death of an unidentified 21-year-old man found dead at 11 Soundview Ave. early Sunday afternoon. Police have not ruled out foul play, Stamford Police Sgt. Anthony Lupinacci of the Criminal Investigations Division said Sunday. “We don’t know what happened or if there was foul play,” Lupinacci said. Police withheld the man’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General

New Stamford Master Plan to be approved this fall is on-line

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The Stamford Planning Board has made the draft copy of the 2025 Master Plan they have been crafting for the past 18 months available online. [Read More]
Categories: General
Surveillance image of the disability pretending jewelry store bandit who robbed The Sidney Thomas Jewelry Store at the Stamford Town Center.

Stamford police release video of wheelchair Rolex robber

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Update Monday Aug. 4: Stamford police issued a video of the wheelchair-bound thief who made off with a $25,000 Rolex after pepper-spraying employees Saturday. Stamford detectives released a surveillance photo Sunday afternoon via Facebook of the robber who entered a mall jewelry store in a wheelchair on Saturday before running away on foot with a […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime