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A view of I-95 in Stamford during morning rush hour

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Do I go in or stay home? That’s the question facing many workers in the region today as they come to grips with a snowstorm that was less than devastating. But with Metro North service not scheduled to resume until 1 p.m., most people who need to get to their jobs this morning will be […] [Read More]
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Bird’s eye view of snow in downtown Stamford

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Historic it was not. But the would-be blizzard of 2015 has turned out some real picturesque scenes across the city. Check out this winter wonderland photo of Mill River Park taken on Instagram at Trump Parc: http://instagram.com/p/yW5UNQvy_f/ And yes, the path is shoveled. To share your photos, send them here.         [Read More]
Categories: Weather

Malloy issues a travel ban tonight

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Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on state highways starting at 9 p.m. Between 15 to 30 inches of snow is projected to fall in the region tomorrow. Wind gusts are expected to be as much as 50 miles per hour. The governor spoke this morning at a news conference in Hartford, urging residents […] [Read More]

Early dismissal today at Stamford public schools

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All of the city’s public schools will have early dismissal today. Parents are being instructed to consult their handbook for school early dismissal times or to visit www.stamfordpublicschools.org. All after school activities, ROSCCO, and Adult Education classes are also canceled. [Read More]
Categories: Schools, Weather

Free parking in city’s public garages

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Due to the snowstorm, the city is calling for all parked cars to be moved off the streets by noon today. There will be free parking in public garages until the snow emergency is lifted. As a reminder, fire stations and the Government Center are available today as heating shelters.   [Read More]

Stamford mayor to hold press conference on blizzard prep

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In case you haven’t heard, there’s a storm a-brewin’, folks! Get your shovels out. In advance of the coming Nor’easter that is threatening to dump up to two feet of snow in the region, Stamford Mayor David Martin will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. today in the lobby of the Government Center to […] [Read More]

Stamford announces schedule for warming centers

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In advance of the expected frigid temperatures over the next few days, Mayor David Martin’s office has released a list of official warming centers where citizens without heat can take shelter. Earlier today, Gov. Dannel Malloy activated the state’s severe cold weather protocol, which coordinates the running of shelters. For the first time, Stamford is […] [Read More]
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Stamford opens warming centers

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STAMFORD — Last weekend’s balmy 50-degree temperatures are but a warm, distant memory today, with temperatures expected to reach a high of only 17 degrees and another possible snowstorm coming Sunday. The city of Stamford has again opened warming centers in an effort to keep residents safe during the cold weather. The following locations will […] [Read More]
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Stamford Public Schools closed Friday

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Update, 6:18 a.m., Feb. 14 Stamford Public Schools are closed today, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Original Post, Feb. 13 Set your alarm clocks, Stamford. Superintendent of Schools Winifred Hamilton said the call as to whether there will be classes on Friday will likely come bright and early in the morning. Here’s what we learned from […] [Read More]
Categories: Schools, Weather
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Restaurateur: ‘It would be nice for the city to get the snow off the sidewalks’

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I placed some calls to local restaurants earlier today to ask whether they were concerned that the weather would effect turnout for Valentine’s dinner dates Friday night. Frank Sileo of Patrizia’s said he doesn’t think the weather will pose any problems for Valentine’s Day diners, according to the most recent forecast. But that doesn’t mean […] [Read More]
Categories: Downtown, Weather