In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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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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For sale: bring shovel

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Cars parked on Hope Street over the weekend were covered in snow after being plowed in by trucks working during Sunday’s storm. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Giving back

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TOP: Louis Reyes carries bags of groceries collected by Brien McMahon students involved in the Peace Project.  The groceries were given out to day laborers in Norwalk.  ABOVE: Maritza Diaz, 23 of Stamford, hugs Suzanne Danylko, of Spencer Stuart, as Diaz receives a cash donation and wrapped gifts for her family from the employees at […] [Read More]
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Room with a view

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A view of the Manhattan skyline from a Shippan Point residence this afternoon as the Shippan Point Garden Club judged the “Doors of Shippan” competition. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate I always know the holiday season is in full swing when the “Doors of Shippan” assignment creaps up.  It was a bit chilly this morning as I […] [Read More]
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Ride ‘em, Cowboy!

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Joshua Chachques, 9, wrestles a chilly tyrannosaurus rex in Scalzi Park. Keelin Daly/ The Advocate Joshua was the only soul braving the cold for some playground fun this afternoon. He sees no reason more people aren’t out, “It doesn’t matter about temperature, you just gotta ignore it.” But he did add that he prefers more […] [Read More]
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