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Hope Street reopened following accident

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STAMFORD — A minivan crashed into a stone wall and a utility pole on Hope Street near the Glenbrook Shopping Center Friday morning, shutting down a section of the busy road from Pine Hill Avenue to Toms Road. The road was reopened to traffic after about an hour at 11:15 a.m. No injuries were reported […] [Read More]
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Man dies after being struck by car

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STAMFORD — A 65-year-old Stamford man died of injuries he sustained after he was struck by a car Friday morning while walking up Strawberry Hill Avenue near Stamford High School. The man was identified as Carmine Passero, who lived close to the accident scene. The driver of the car, Peter Parashkevov, 50, of 70 Strawberry […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian seriously injured in front of Stamford High

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Police and medics responded to a man struck by a car in front of Stamford High School just before 9:37 this morning. Police shut down the northbound lanes of Strawberry Hill Avenue for 45 minutes while police investigated the accident. Police say the pedestrian has a serious head wound. The man was conscious, but was […] [Read More]
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Truck strikes Atlantic Street RR overpass

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STAMFORD — A tractor-trailer snarled traffic from downtown to the city’s South End early Thursday afternoon when it became wedged under the Atlantic Street railroad overpass.   [Read More]
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Metro-North to curtail schedule after 8 p.m.

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Metro-North is encouraging all commuters to get an early start on their journey home because starting at 8 p.m. it will be canceling or combining trains. Here are the details of the schedule after 8 p.m.:         Release 2014 01 21 Winter Storm Update (PDF) Release 2014 01 21 Winter Storm Update […] [Read More]
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Urban Transitway work to disrupt traffic Monday

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ABOVE: The Stamford Urban Transitway groundbreaking ceremony was held in July (ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Construction work related to the Stamford Urban Transitway project is expected to snarl traffic at the intersection of Elm Street and Myrtle Avenue this week. Mayor David Martin’s office said demolition work will begin Monday at 402 Elm St., which formerly […] [Read More]
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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]

Atlantic St Metro-North overpass hearing is tonight

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The public hearing about the state Dept. of Transportation’s planned replacement of the Metro-North railroad bridge over Atlantic Street is tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the fourth-floor cafeteria in the Government Center at 888 Washington Blvd. If you’re worried about how the state will handle this project, or have opinions you want the […] [Read More]
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Slippery rail cause of Friday’s morning delays

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The perennial scourge of slippery rail on Metro-North Railroad, a condition caused when rain on crushed leaves forms a film of slime on rails helped slow down trains during Friday November 1st’s commute of up to a quarter of an hour. [Read More]
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Public invited to hearing on Atlantic St. Metro-North bridge rebuild

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The public is invited to a hearing later this month on the state Dept. of Transportation’s planned replacement of the Metro-North railroad bridge over Atlantic Street and other improvements to that roadway. That’s the underpass that’s squeezes down to two lanes, floods at the lightest of rain, and generally promotes gridlock at a critical spot […] [Read More]
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