Stamford

Stamford Considers Food Truck Regulations

Aug 18, 2016
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The City of Stamford is considering new regulations for food trucks.

The Public Safety & Health Committee met Thursday night to discuss the proposal, which came in response to complaints from police about pedestrian safety.

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As GE moves its global corporate headquarters to Boston this summer, local charities are worried. They think they’re about to see a drop in giving.

Cassandra Basler

At the start of the year, an undocumented 26-year-old mother of two from Central America was holed up in her home in Stamford, Conn. for a week. She was terrified that immigration agents would come to her door.

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In Stamford, Connecticut, there are calls to rename Trump Parc Stamford, the city’s tallest building. The Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and a Norwalk Islamic Center said they want the change because the building’s namesake, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, called for banning all Muslims from entering the U.S.

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Over the winter, the SoundWaters nature education center in Stamford got an unexpected donation: 22 baby diamondback terrapins rescued from an international turtle-smuggling ring.

SoundWaters director Leigh Shemitz says the baby turtles came by overnight mail from Anchorage, Alaska. That’s where U.S. customs officials found more than 200 of them, in her words, “Stuffed into buckets and boxes and boots on their way to China.”

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