STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford this week:
- Thousands of commuters were stranded for hours on Thursday evening after a system-wide computer malfunction stopped all three of the Metro-North train lines. That incident came just a day after a train was disabled at the Green's Farms stop in Westport due to the extreme cold.
- A surprise storm dumped nine inches of snow on Stamford and brought single-digit temperatures with it.
- Demolition work began for part of Stamford's Urban Transitway near Elm Street and Myrtle Avenue in Stamford's South End.
- Stamford native Ryan Haggerty, a junior on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hockey team, was named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
- A 19-year-old Stamford teen faces multiple charges after he sped away from Ridgefield Police and crashed his car.
- State. Sen Carlo Leone (D-Stamford) welcomed the approval of the State Bond Commission's decision to fund the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford and the Stamford Center for the Arts.
- A growing number of people in Fairfield County don’t always know where their next meal is coming from, according to a new study done by the Fairfield County Community Foundation.