Poll: What can Stamford do to prevent pedestrian deaths?

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For the second time in less than two months, a Stamford pedestrian has died after being hit by a car. What should the city do to try to prevent these accidents? Take our poll: Read the full story:  Springdale woman struck and killed in downtown accident [Read More]
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VFW Post 9617′s 67th birthday picnic Aug. 10

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VFW Post 9617 will hold its 67th birthday picnic on  Aug. 10 at 205 Noroton Ave. in  Darien. The picnic will be held from  11 a.m. to  5 p.m. Members may bring one guest. The cost is $15 per person. Please reply by Aug. 4 as reservations are required. Call Frank DeMasi at 203-348-9653. [Read More]
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Rotary Club of Stamford to host speakers on July 29 and Aug. 5

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STAMFORD–The Rotary Club of Stamford will host Carolyn Slupczewski of the March of Dimes and Melvina Peters  of the Housing Development as guest speakers at two upcoming meetings. Slupczewski will speak on July 29 and Peters will speak on Aug. 5. Rotary Club meetings are held Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Stamford Sheraton, 700 Main St. For more information […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian struck in downtown Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city woman was struck and seriously injured while walking across Hoyt Street at the intersection of Summer Street in downtown Stamford around 12:45 p.m. Monday. Both the pedestrian and female driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe that struck the woman were taken to Stamford Hospital. Capt. Thomas Wuennemann said the 49-year-old woman who […] [Read More]

‘Lend Me a Tenor’ opens Aug. 1 in New Canaan

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NEW CANAAN — The Town Players of New Canaan will stage a production of Ken Ludwig’s Tony-award winning comedy “Lend Me a Tenor.”Performances will be held at the Powerhouse Theatre in Waveny Park, 670 South Ave.  Shows will be offered at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 […] [Read More]
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American Diabetes Association kick-off event Aug. 7

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STAMFORD — American Diabetes Association will hold an kick off event for an upcoming  walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Chelsea Piers, One Blachley Road. The event will include interactive tables of information, games, prizes, food, drinks and a brief presentation. Learn more information about diabetes, healthy living, preventative measures and […] [Read More]
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Shell Shock: Lobsters continue to decline in Long Island Sound

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In Sunday’s edition of The Advocate, Staff Writer Martin Cassidy takes a look at the steep decline in the number of lobster’s caught in Long Island Sound 15 years after a massive die-off nearly killed the once-thriving $100 million a year fishery and what’s being done to try and help the crustaceans claw their way […] [Read More]

InterFaith Council Iftar set for July 26

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STAMFORD— The InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will hold its fifth Iftar on July 26 at the First Congregational Church, One Walton Place. Iftar is the feast at the end of each days’ fasting during Ramada. Prayers will begin at sundown 8:17 p.m. and people are invited to gather at 7:45 p.m. Following the traditional […] [Read More]
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