Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

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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]

Gov. Malloy to serve as grand marshal this Sunday

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will serve as the grand marshal for this Sunday’s UBS Parade Spectacular, according to Sandy Goldstein, the president of the Downtown Special Services District. Goldstein said Malloy and his wife Cathy will ride in a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible that was expressly donated for the event. Other politicians expected to be […] [Read More]
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In response to protests, High Ridge developer changes plan

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Nagi Osta, a businessman who has built a housing and day care complex on High Ridge Road next to his jewelry store, on Thursday withdrew a request to insert a driveway on Bradley Place. In an email addressed to The Advocate as well as David Killeen, an associate planner in the city’s land use bureau, […] [Read More]
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Harbor Point developer proposes new boatyard plan

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Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology has filed zoning applications to build a new boatyard as well as a housing development in Waterside at 28 Southfield Ave. The proposal, which was presented to The Advocate by BLT officials on Monday, comes about a year after the developer withdrew an application to construct a boatyard […] [Read More]
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Greenwich woman, Stamford man die in West Side crash

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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]

Mayor makes appointments to Stamford historic preservation commission

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Mayor David Martin announced this morning that he has picked eight people to the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission. Last year, Stamford voters elected to form the group as part of a Charter revision initiative. It has met monthly since April, advising the city’s Zoning Board on developments that affect historic structures and neighborhoods and working […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian struck in downtown Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city woman was struck and seriously injured while walking across Hoyt Street at the intersection of Summer Street in downtown Stamford around 12:45 p.m. Monday. Both the pedestrian and female driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe that struck the woman were taken to Stamford Hospital. Capt. Thomas Wuennemann said the 49-year-old woman who […] [Read More]
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Man falls from downtown building

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STAMFORD — A man fell from a 10th floor apartment window on Strawberry Hill Avenue and landed on a car. Police said the man was still alive and taken to Stamford Hospital. A tan Nissan Altima in the rear of the building at 60 Strawberry Hill Ave. has a smashed windshield where the man apparently […] [Read More]
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Blumenthal: Extra funds for more track inspections are a priority

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U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chuck Schumer will ask for millions to add more manpower for the Federal Railroad Administration to vet he proper installation and operation of automatic braking systems on commuter railroads and more track inspections nationwide, they said in announcement Sunday. [Read More]

At least four dead in Metro-North Hudson Line derailment near the Bronx,N.Y.

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The Metro-North train derailment on a curved section of track in the Bronx,N.Y. near Spuyten Duyvil station has left four confirmed dead and at least 67 injured, according to FDNY spokesman Michael Parella. [Read More]