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Stamford prepares to open swap shop

STAMFORD - Be warned: If you visit the city's recycling center to lighten your load, there's a good chance you may leave with more than you came with. All manner of discarded items - armchairs, dining sets, toys, books and knickknacks - await residents at the Katrina Mygatt Recycling Center on Magee

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:45:21

Point of Interest: Halloween store opens in Stamford

2351 Summer St.: In a sure sign of fall's arrival, Halloween City will open Friday in Ridgeway Shopping Center. The store, an affiliate of Party City, will be open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Oct. 1, when hours extend to 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The seasonal Halloween costume and supply store will close on Nov


Stamford lifeguard pleads not guilty in child's near drowning

STAMFORD - Zachary Stein, the former Chelsea Piers lifeguard arrested in connection with the near drowning of a 5-year-old boy, pleaded not guilty to charges at the Stamford courthouse Tuesday. Stein, of New Canaan, was charged Sept. 6 with risk of injury to a child and first-degree reckless endange

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:21:28

Police make arrests in two Stamford armed robberies

STAMFORD-Two men are charged with armed robbery following two unrelated street robberies in Stamford Tuesday morning. Police say the first robbery occurred in Jackie Robinson park while a 29-year-old man was drinking with a couple buddies. Sgt. Jennifer Lynch said the man said a black male with a

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-19 19:27:03

Flinders Lane serves up Australian fare in downtown Stamford

STAMFORD - Three years ago, Chris McPherson and Chris Rendell discovered their hometown's cuisine resonated with restaurantgoers more than 10,000 miles away. Now, the Melbourne natives think gastronomes in the Nutmeg State will cultivate a similar taste for their Down Under fare. The duo's Australia

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:44:48

Gaucho Stamford Rounds Up Wood Fire Grilled Steaks and Adds Weekly Specials

Stamford, CT - Looking for a new twist on a classic steak? Gaucho Stamford offers traditional Argentinean wood fire grilled steaks in a chic-modern atmosphere. Sausages and ribs are also grilled on the wood fire. For those who prefer seafood, the restaurant offers ceviches, grilled snapper and paell

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-18 22:09:00

Stamford primary race recount ends in tie

Updated 4:55 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 STAMFORD - After a primary election for Board of Representatives in District 2 came down to a one-vote margin, a recount Monday ended in a tie, according to the Town Clerk's office. A new primary election will likely be held on Oct. 10 at the District 2

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Greenwich field hockey stays unbeaten by topping Stamford

Published 10:30 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 STAMFORD - Besides being wonderfully talented, the Greenwich High School field hockey team proved Tuesday it can play in any weather. The remnants of Hurricane Jose - a mixture of swirling winds and driving rain - couldn't stop the Cardinals from pos

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Stamford boys soccer beats New Canaan

STAMFORD - The Stamford boys soccer team was in complete control against New Canaan in the first half. The Black Knights used their ball-control style of play, forcing the Rams to chase the action and building up a two-goal lead heading into the break. Stamford would not dominate the second half the

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Ridgefield girls volleyball sweeps Stamford

Like a dubbed movie with a off-kilter soundtrack, Lidania Cibere's words didn't seem to match the action. In an early season meeting that was a rematch of last year's Class LL state finals, the Ridgefield High girls volleyball team had just finished an impressive 3-0 sweep of host Stamford on Monday

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 22:02:36

City urges Stamford residents to prepare for storm

STAMFORD - The city is urging residents to prepare for Hurricane Jose, which is making its way up the Atlantic toward Connecticut and is expected to bring 50 mile-per-hour wind gusts and up to 2 inches of rain. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Stamford and coastal C

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-18 15:22:33

Stamford woman killed in Route 15 crash

- FILE - Connecticut State Police Cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj) STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A Stamford woman was killed after losing control of her car and crashing into trees off of Route 15 on Sunday morning. State Police say at around 9 a.m., 31-year-old Bianca Diaz was driving a Honda Accord on Rou

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-18 14:34:58

Stamford joins the race to lure Amazon's second HQ

Stamford is the latest Connecticut city planning to try attracting Amazon's second headquarters, with officials saying they are putting together a formal proposal. "We believe Stamford and our surrounding region would benefit from a company like Amazon locating a headquarters here," Mayor David Mart

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 14:14:13

Stamford woman killed in Merritt Parkway crash

STAMFORD - A 31-year-old Stamford woman was killed on the Merritt Parkway Sunday morning after losing control of her car and striking trees off the highway. The accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday between Exits 35 and 36. The victim was identified as Bianca Diaz, of River Place. According

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-18 15:23:58

Lifeguard pleads not guilty in 5-year-old's near-drowning

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A lifeguard who was on duty at a Connecticut sports complex when a young boy nearly drowned has pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a child. An attorney for 23-year-old Zachary Stein, of New Canaan, entered the plea Tuesday in a Stamfor

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-20 02:34:42

Shifting school populations drive funding debate

While student enrollment in Connecticut's urban school districts like Stamford is on the rise, the vast majority of suburban and rural districts are seeing sharp declines, according to a Hearst Connecticut Media analysis. Stamford enrollment rose to 15,946 students during the 2015-16 school year fro

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:39:08

Tony Award-winning musical returns to Kweskin Theatre

STAMFORD - Kweskin Theatre is hoping for a home run with "Damn Yankees," which returned to Kweskin Theatre on Friday and will remain for five weeks. According to a press release, "Damn Yankees" finds middle-aged baseball fan Joe Boyd trading his soul to the Devil (aka Mr. Applegate) for a chance to

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-19 16:31:10

Boys & Girls Club Day at Whole Foods!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greenwich, Milford, Ridgefield, Stamford, and the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club are excited to be partnering with Whole Foods Market as the recipient of a Whole Foods Market "5% Day" in Southwestern Connecticut. The community giving day is this Thursday, September 21st, and 5%

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 21:51:00

Chelsea Piers Lifeguard Enters Plea In Near-Drowning Case

The boy was under the water for more than four minutes before the lifeguard realized what had happened, police said. STAMFORD, CT - A former Chelsea Piers lifeguard has entered a not guilty plea related to the near-drowning of a 5-year-old boy in August. Zachary Stein of New Canaan was charged with

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:11:43

Second primary election narrowed to two candidates

Updated 6:30 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 STAMFORD - Despite intial reports that a new primary election for Board of Representatives in District 2 caused by a tie vote would require all three candidates to run against each other a second time, a spokeman from the Secretary of State said Tuesday

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-19 22:42:51