In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

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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