In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

Galapagos tortoise gets CT scan

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A future Billy Elliot?

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Dereje Tarrant demonstrates a floor ballet routine as he listens to Artistic Director Brett Raphael discuss auditions for the Connecticut Ballet Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” in Stamford. The Company will produce four shows this year with at least two complete casts featuring dancers from throughout the region. [Read More]
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Ready to play

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Mayor Michael Pavia hovers over second base as he and his team take on the Board of Reps in the Mayor’s annual softball game at Kosciuzco Park. Bobby Valentine provided more entertainment than coaching in a game that was steeped more in comedy than athleticism. [Read More]
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An all-American ride

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Ryan Knapp and Nicole Dzamko are ready to ride as they wait for the annual 9-11 Connecticut United Ride which set out from Norden Industrial Park in Norwalk, Conn. More than 3,000 bikers fired up their bikes and thundered along 60 miles and 10 Fairfield County towns before ending in Bridgeport’s Seaside Park. [Read More]
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Ten years ago…

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Christopher Gardner sits at the site where his dad’s name, Christopher Gardner, is inscribed in the memorial site at Sherwood Island during Connecticut’s annual September 11, 2001 Memorial Service. [Read More]
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Little Luca

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Luca Piacenza will celebrate his 10th birthday Sept. 11. He plans on being an astronaut one day and a Navy SEAL and a pitcher for the Mets. [Read More]
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At last a team at the YMCA

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More than 50 kids take advantage of a stroke clinic preparing swimmers for next week’s Stamford Stingrays Swim Team tryouts at the YMCA in Stamford. This is the first club team at the Y which has finally grown enough of a program to form a roster that will range in ages from 6-18 and feature […] [Read More]
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Tent city

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Employees with Starr Tent, of Mt. Vernon, NY, assemble and raise an 80 x 200 party tent on Wednesday for Saturday’s “Stamford on the Sound” event at Commons Park. All the proceeds raised from this inaugural festival will benefit disaster relief efforts for the people of Japan. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Stamford looks more like ‘tent […] [Read More]
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