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State gives Stamford $2.5 million for affordable housing

Governor Dannel Malloy joined Stamford’s legislative delegation on Monday in announcing a $2.5 million grant to help develop 46 units of affordable housing in Stamford. The grant is to Shelter for the

Poll: Was the plowing worse this week than last?

Content loading… Please enable javascript! Was the plowing in Stamford better or worse this week? Was the plowing better or worse this week? Better Worse About the same Snow cleanup in Stamford Last

Stamford biking group asks for feedback

People Friendly Stamford, a bike and pedestrian advocacy group, has for a second year in a row released a survey  called “Stamford Share the Road.” Designed by bike activist and blogger Mike Norris,
State's Attorney David Cohen reads a statement in state Superior Court in Stamford.

State’s Attorney rebukes Stamford leaders in school case

In a strongly worded statement, State’s Attorney David Cohen, the chief law official for the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District, reprimanded city leaders, school administrators and even The Advocate
Categories: Children , City hall , Court , Crime , Police

Voters head to the polls in Stamford

STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There

Stamford police investigate West Side home invasion

STAMFORD – Police are investigating a home invasion in which two armed men broke into a West Side apartment early Sunday morning and fired two shots when confronted by residents of the home. In a

Despite rain, Stamford bike rally draws 40 people

Saturday’s bike ride and rally in Mill River Park attracted about 40 people, according to bike activist Mike Norris. The event was organized by Bike Stamford and People Friendly Stamford, two groups

Stamford police investigate East Side armed robbery

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
Categories: Crime , East Side , Glenbrook , Police , Public safety

Profiling the cyclists behind Stamford’s bike movement

  Today’s front page of The Advocate includes my story about the city’s bike movement. When I embarked on the reporting, I foolishly thought I could profile one person that was spearheading the
Contributes photos of Park(ing) Day on Bedford Street

Group says downtown park project draws more than 100

On Friday, a team of urban planning activists decided to take on the world-wide urban planning experiment known as Park(ing) Day. Led by Emily Provonsha, a public space planner for the Downtown