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Author: Kathleen O'Rourke

Dog School

Veterinarian Dr. Michael Regan speaks to students during the Sophomore Career Day 2011 at Stamford High School on Thursday. Regan brought along a white Boxer for his presentation. Career Day’s don’t

Behind the scene

Tanya McDowell speaks during a press conference before her arraignment on larceny charges at Norwalk Superior Court on Wednesday. McDowell allegedly used a false Norwalk address to enroll her son in

Good Friday

TOP: Ramero Otalvaro holds a cross as Jason Munoz and Maria Garcia join the procession during the Stations of the Cross from Cummings Park to St. Benedict-Our Lady of Montserrat Church on Good Friday.

Let’s hear it for the girl

Stamford High School’s Chelsea Sciarretta is this years recipient of the Allyson Rioux award, which is given to the most outstanding senior female high school athlete in Stamford. She is photographed

Mianus Rose

“Rose” the Bulldog patiently waits to go for a walk in Mianus River Park on opening day of trout season. I spent an hour and a half in the park today and saw more dogs than fishermen.


While walking through Mianus River park on opening day of trout season I came across this scene. It raises the age-old question: “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it

Budget alterations

Governor Dannel Malloy conducts a press conference with Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman to announce his budget revisions at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Thursday. Read Advocate political

Volcker speaks

Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul Volcker addresses the audience at the Family Centers’ Business Breakfast at the Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center on Tuesday. I caught this shot as

Close call

Stamford High’s Jeff Cooper beats the tag at third from McMahon’s Ronnie Sherman in baseball action at Stamford. The calendar may say it’s spring but standing out on this field today it felt more like

Prized possession

Sam Veliz, 14 from Washington state, tries on UCONN sweatshirts in the Stamford campus co-op as administrators and students hold a pep rally to celebrate the boys NCAA championship win. Sam stopped by