STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford this week:
- Westhill High School in Stamford has been named one of the most challenging high schools in Connecticut, ranking sixth in the state and third in Fairfield County.
- Stamford earned the top spot in a new list of the Movoto Real Estate’s 10 Best Places To Live in Connecticut.
- New Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti wanted to hear the unvarnished truth from the people who ride the commuter trains, and he stopped by the Stamford train station Thursday evening to face the public.
- A second man has filed a lawsuit against the Stamford Board of Education claiming he was molested by a Rogers School gym teacher in the 1970s.
- The autopsy on the Stamford woman killed last fall in a Capitol Hill chase in Washington, D.C., found that she had been shot by police five times, including once in the head.
- Houses that sell for $1 million or more account for nearly a third of the housing market in Fairfield County, according to a Trulia.com study.
- A 20-year-old Stamford man was sentenced to 66 months in federal prison for possessing two sawed-off shotguns and narcotics.
- Stamford Mayor David Martin spoke about record-low crime rates and real estate during his first state of the city address.
- A 50-acre Copper Beech estate on the Greenwich waterfront has been sold for a staggering $120 million.