STAMFORD, Conn. — Peter Lanza, father of Adam Lanza, the person responsible for the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, put his home up for sale. That was the top news in Stamford for the week. Here is a look at what else took place.
- Stamford resident and television news reporter Chris Hansen will be leaving NBC. Hansen is best known for his "To Catch A Predator," segment on Dateline NBC.
- Adam Lanza's father Peter is selling his Stamford home for $710,000. The home is located in the Westover neighborhood in the city.
- An employee of O&G Industries in Stamford was hit by a pay loader and died Tuesday. Stamford Police, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the accident.
- The city's planning board had to postpone a public hearing regarding Stamford's leasing agreement that would ultimately bring a boatyard back to the city and allow Bridgewater Associates to move to the South End, after a person became ill during the meeting.
- Democrat mayoral hopefuls Bill Callion and William Tong filed petitions to force a primary against David Martin to become their party's mayoral candidate. Republican Jerry Pia also tried to have a primary against Michael Fedele, but was unsuccessful in getting his petition signed.
- On Thursday, the Avon Theatre announced that Stamford's Gene Wilder will be holding his annual event at the theatre this October. This year's Wilder's Picks will screen "See No Evil, Hear No Evil."