In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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A different view

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I’ve decided that ‘In Sight’ needs to venture out of Fairfield County every so often so the photos here are from my recent weekend in Brooklyn Heights. I spent the day with my two nephews wandering around DUMBO and taking in the view from their penthouse apartment. I felt pretty helpless trying to find my […] [Read More]
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Vantage point

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A group of men clear ice and snow from the roof of The Learning Center At Pipers’ Hill in Stamford. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Driving up Long Ridge Road today I looked to my left and noticed the group of men on the roof at Pipers’ Hill. Given that I was on my way to photograph […] [Read More]
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A dog’s life

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Indiana, a yellow lab, plays in the snow in Stamford as another winter storm dumps up to 17 inches of snow in Fairfield County. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Snow day #5 (or is it #6, I’ve lost count)

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A man walks by the window at Pedigree Ski Shop as another winter storm hits the area with more expected tonight. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Remember those days when you were a kid? You would wake up to fresh snow and feel the excitement of another snow day. Yeah, it doesn’t feel like that anymore. This […] [Read More]
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More snow pics

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TOP: Rose Strate pushes the snow off the front awning at her home on Hope Street. ABOVE: Michel Appolinaire shovels the front steps at The Haitian American Community Center Tuesday morning as another winter storm hits the area. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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All-American snow day

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Patrick Murdock, 9 of Darien, George McMahon, 11 of New Canaan, and Jack Murdock, 11 of Darien, head out for a morning of sledding at Sterling Farms Golf Course as area students have another snow day due to today’s storm. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Perpetual plowing

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A crew works to clear the sidewalks along Tresser Boulevard outside the Government Center Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Stair stare

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A cat sits in a sunny spot on the front porch of a house on Harbor Street in Stamford. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Did you ever just have one of those days?

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A student at Jumoke Academy in Hartford poses for the camera as I spend the day at the school with Advocate education reporter Maggie Gordon.  Jumoke Academy, a charter school in Hartford where at-risk students are meeting and surpassing state goals is setting the standard for other schools in the state.  Look for Maggie’s story […] [Read More]
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A new day in Hartford

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TOP: Governor Dannel P. Malloy enters the State Armory with his wife Cathy Malloy moments before taking the Oath of Office as Connecticut’s 88th governor.  ABOVE: Cathy Malloy kisses her husband, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as “Danny Boy” is performed by Mary Fox during the Inauguration Ceremony at the State Armory in Hartford Wednesday. Kathleen […] [Read More]
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