Police ID victim in South End homicide

STAMFORD — The victim shot once in the head by an unkown gunman Thursday night in the South End has been identified by police as William “Buttons” James. The 46-year-old was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital following the shooting around 8:30 p.m. on a crowded city street. Police are searching for a suspect in the […] [Read More]

Police: Victim targeted in South End homicide

STAMFORD — Police are searching for the gunman who walked up behind a 46-year-old man in the city’s South End Thursday night and callously fired a single shot to the back of his head at close range. “The victim was definitely targeted,” said Lt. Diedrich Hohn, head of the Stamford Police Department’s Detective Bureau. The […] [Read More]

Community Pub Run brings fitness, beer together

If you’re one of those people who loves running, but can’t say no to a pint of beer and a half-a-rack of ribs, you should clear your calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 12, when all these ingredients combine for a “Community Pub Run.” It’s a program that’s been going on for a while in Stamford, and […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Harbor Point

Harbor Point trolley launching in a couple weeks

The much-discussed Harbor Point trolley is gearing up to begin service next month, according to Stamford’s Downtown Special Services District. Check out the update the DSSD just posted to its website: Connecting Harbor Point to Stamford Downtown COMING SOON! SERVICE BEGINS FEBRUARY 14TH AT NOON! Hop on the Trolley for FREE!  On Friday, February 14th at […] [Read More]
Categories: Downtown, Harbor Point

Stamford Christmas tree pickup

‘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]

UPDATE – Poll: Where do you stand on the Bridgewater proposal?

Due to a technical glitch the actual poll on this post wasn’t displaying correctly. Here is the poll and sorry for the earlier confusion:   Cast your vote here to state your position on the state-backed plan to bring hedge fund Bridgewater Associates to the site of a former boatyard off Bateman Way in the […] [Read More]

Stamford’s official vote tally

Here is the official vote tally released by the city’s registrars of voters: Stamford official vote count 2013 (PDF) Stamford official vote count 2013 (Text)   [Read More]

District 3 Board of Reps

The unofficial results will appear as soon as we get them from our reporters at each of the city’s 20 polling places. Keep checking back for more information. The top two vote-getters will be elected to the board. [Read More]

Zoning Board to take up Loft Artists dispute

At its meeting tonight, the city’s Zoning Board is expected to address a zoning regulation that requires Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology to provide at least 10,000 square feet of space for “[c]ultural institutions, facilities and organization, including public galleries, artist studios and display space.” The rule, which was crafted during the 2006 […] [Read More]

Follow along on StamfordLights whirlwind

The city of Stamford is hosting a wide variety of events Saturday as a prelude to the celebratory Lighting Up Ceremony at the Transportation Center at 8 p.m. One might even argue there are too many events to possibly enjoy them all. But on Saturday, the Advocate has decided to take that challenge. From about […] [Read More]