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AmeriCares, Save the Children respond in Nepal

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DEVELOPING Stamford-based AmeriCares and Fairfield-based Save the Children began marshaling donations Saturday, in the wake of the devastating Nepal earthquake that the Times of India reported has killed more than 1,500 people. AmeriCares stated it has a team in Mumbai, India that is responding to the earthquake, which registered 7.8 on the Richter scale. Save […] [Read More]
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Stamford Board of Ed. employee arrested from groping co-worker

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STAMFORD-A city Board of Education employee was arrested Friday for forcibly fondling a female co-worker last week inside Government Center. Data Entry Specialist Diego Norena, 41, was charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint and was released after posting a $2,500 court appearance bond. On April 16, a 55-year-old female co-worker made a complaint […] [Read More]
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Saturday kitten and cat adoption event in Darien

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Pitter Patter Feline Rescue of Stamford is holding a cat and kitten pet adoption event in Darien on Saturday. The event is going to be held at the Pet Valu store at the Goodwives Shopping Center in Darien on Saturday April 25 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pitter Patter Director Cora Martino asks that people […] [Read More]
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Stamford picks architects for $6.4 million in design work

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The city has made its picks for architects for its two major capital projects. Altogether, the design work will likely cost more than $6 million. The Board of Finance will consider hiring Berlin-based Jacunski Humes Architects for $3.4 million to design a new police headquarters at a special meeting on April 29. The board will […] [Read More]
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Teen ticketed in North Stamford for reckless driving

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A traffic officer conducting speed enforcement in North Stamford where residents have been complaining about reckless driving received an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when a teenager with a new license blew by him doing more than twice the legal limit. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said that the officer was on Lakeside Drive near Quarry Road […] [Read More]
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Bike to Work week set to kick off next month in Stamford

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As part of an effort to foster a growing bike movement, Stamford will kick off Bike to Work Week on May 11. The city has been taking part in the Bike to Work initiative since 2010. However, this year marks the first time that Stamford will have five days of Bike to Work events rather […] [Read More]
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Arizona woman arrested for stealing Stamford woman’s identity

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Stamford police have arrested an Arizona woman for stealing the personal information of a city woman and fraudulently putting in 22 applications for loans and credit cards in the woman’s name. Tashe Johnson, 33, of Chandler, Arizona, was charged Tuesday morning with single counts of identity theft, committing computer crimes and attempted second-degree larceny. She […] [Read More]
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Stamford reps to ask for more local control from development authority

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As state lawmakers continue to deliberate the future of a development authority for the state’s “transit corridor,” their counterparts in Stamford may seek to wrest back more local control over development. The State and Commerce Committee of the Board of Representatives decided Monday to ask that Hartford build an authority that takes more input from […] [Read More]
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