Chelsea Piers set to open new gym

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On Wednesday, Chelsea Piers will hold an opening preview party for a new 65,000-square-foot health & fitness facility. The fitness company decided to build the new gym following feedback from users who wanted expanded fitness options. According to the press release, the offerings will include: 25,000 square feet of strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated […] [Read More]
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Prominent rabbi to speak at Ferguson on Nov. 13 about inclusivity and tolerance

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Jewish Family Services of Stamford will present a prominent gay Orthodox rabbi to lecturing at the Ferguson Library next Thursday,  challenges of committing to being more inclusive to minorities and other groups. Rabbi Steven Greenberg, will present the 3rd Annual Saul Cohen Jewish Family Services lecture entitled “The Pain and Pleasure of Difference—How an Exclusive […] [Read More]

Stamford police investigate East Side armed robbery

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STAMFORD — Police are searching for an armed robber who entered the Global gas station 765 E. Main Street early Saturday morning and made off with about $500. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said a masked man covered from head to toe in dark clothing and brandishing a silver revolver burst into the gas station at 5:23 […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport limo driver charged with impregnating Stamford girl, 14

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STAMFORD — A 57-year-old Bridgeport limousine driver was charged Friday morning with impregnating a 14-year-old Stamford girl after carrying on a two-year relationship with her. Stamford police charged Andre Joseph of Bridgeport’s East Side with first-degree sexual assault and felony risk of injury to a minor after carrying out an early-morning sting operation to lure […] [Read More]

Man charged with groping 8-year-old girl in Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city construction worker is being held on a $50,000 court appearance bond after police say he tried to buy off an 8-year-old girl with a $5 bill and grope her at an East Side Laundromat while her mother was folding clothes. Jairo Ramirez-Garcia, 32, of 597 Pacific St., Stamford, was charged on […] [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]

Cummings Park/West Beach master planning hearing on Tuesday

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The city will hold the first of three planned public hearings Tuesday night to get input on potential changes to Cummings Park and West Beach. Input at the meetings will be added to a master plan for the 79 acre Cummings Park and 26-acre West Beach which are close by each other. In addition to […] [Read More]
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Police charge Guatemalan convict with probation violation

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STAMFORD — An illegal immigrant convicted of molesting a young family member in 2006 and subsequently deported, was charged Tuesday with violating his probation and will likely face federal charges of illegally re-entering the country. Hector Valle, 48, a Guatemalan national who was living at 23 Quintard Terrace in Stamford, is being held on $100,000 […] [Read More]

Crossing guard struck on Courtland Avenue

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STAMFORD — A 71-year-old school crossing guard was sent to the hospital after he was struck by a city man on Courtland Avenue Monday afternoon. Stamford police Sgt. George Moran said the crossing guard was struck by the vehicle while he was in the intersection of Courtland Avenue and Maple Tree Avenue at 4:20 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Stamford Christmas tree pickup

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‘Twas the day after Christmas And all through the street Stamfordites wondered ‘What do I do with my tree?’ Make plans to hang onto your trees for a couple more weeks. The city of Stamford’s scheduled Christmas tree pickup will begin on Monday, Jan. 13, according to a posting on the city’s website. Though if […] [Read More]