AmeriCares honors Heart Month with $3.5 million donation

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Stamford-based AmeriCares announced today that it is providing $3.5 million worth of medication for 60,000 uninsured Americans suffering from cardiovascular disease. The donation, which in honor of American Heart Month, will be distributed to free clinics and other safety net providers nationwide participating in AmeriCares U.S. Medical Assistance Program. Patients will receive one month of […] [Read More]
Categories: Health, Nonprofit

Stamford budget season is 11 days away

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Mayor David Martin will present his proposed budget to the Board of Finance on Monday, March 9, kicking off a two-month deliberation process before the city can settle on a tax rate for the next fiscal year. The Board of Finance has scheduled more than a dozen meetings between Martin’s presentation and the day they […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Lifetime Learners Institute to offer spring courses March 15

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Lifetime Learners Institute at Norwalk Community College is offering more than 40 courses for people over age 50, beginning March 15. These two-hour classes on a variety of interesting subjects  will be scheduled for four, six or eight weeks. For membership information and a free spring course catalog, call 203-857-3330 or visit www.lifetimelearners.org. [Read More]
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Mayor’s Multicultural Council’s ‘All About Education Day’ Feb.28

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The Mayor’s Multicultural Council of Stamford will host “All About Education Day” from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St. More than 25 educational resource organizations have confirmed to participate, ranging from the Animal Embassy to Stamford Dollars for Scholars to the Waterside School. The event will include a […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford city hall to host CPR training group

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The 2015 Hands for Life campaign will formally begin Thursday morning, training participants in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Mayor David Martin’s office wrote Tuesday that city health and emergency response officials would join community leaders for a formal announcement Thursday at 11 a.m. in the lobby of Government […] [Read More]
Categories: General

SoundWaters’ environmental movie night Feb. 26

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SoundWaters’ teen action team, SoundGeneration, will and environmental movie night for high school students from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Arch Street, 100 Arch St. in Greenwich. The event will cover marine debris and protecting the oceans. There will be a  free showing of the movie “Mission Blue” at 6 p.m. Food and drinks […] [Read More]
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Poll: What’s the best way to handle Stamford’s freezing weather?

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Apparently Stamford has ways to go with this unbelievably cold weather. What’s the best way to handle it? Take our poll below: Content loading… Please enable javascript! What’s the best way to handle this unusually cold winter? What’s the best way to handle this unusually cold winter? Ignore it Complain about it Blame the president […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Polls, Weather

Virtuoso organist to play at St. John’s March 1

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St. John’s Episcopal Church will host a performance by virtuoso organist, Jonathan Ryan at 4 p.m. March 1 at 628 Main St. The performance will include Marcel Dupré’s “Passion Symphony” and Leo Sowerby’s “Pageant” as well as music by Robert Schumann and Ken Yukl. Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be accepted at […] [Read More]
Categories: General