Six month jail sentence for Stamford woman driving drunk who killed two men changing tire on side of I-95 in Darien in for driving drunk and killing two men

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Despite driving drunk when she killed two men changing a tire on the side of I-95 in Darien in 2010, Stamford resident Candace Blanks will only be made to serve six months in jail. Blanks, 42, of Bedford Street, appeared at the Stamford courthouse Thursday afternoon and pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence […] [Read More]
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Race Against Lyme April 27 at Cove Island Park

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STAMFORD—Lyme Research Alliance will host its annual “Race Against Lyme” to raise awareness and funds for Lyme disease research on April 27 at Cove Island Park. The event will feature a 5K walk/run that will start and finish in the park and covers a flat 5K loop on local neighborhood roads. There will also be […] [Read More]
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Stamford fire intentionally set, fire offical says

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Four Stamford families were displaced following an arson fire in their apartment building on Milton Street last night. Fire Marshal Charles Spaulding said their investigation of the fire has determined that the fire was intentionally set and they have asked for police help to determine who was responsible for setting the fire. “Information came to […] [Read More]

Himes to speak at Rotary Club meeting April 22

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The Rotary Club of Stamford is pleased to welcome U.S. Rep. Jim Himes as a speaker on April 22 at 12:15 p.m. at the Stamford Sheraton, 700 Main St. To attend and for more information, contact Daniel Morris at 203.962.3397 or email dmorris06903@gmail.com. [Read More]
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Agency on Aging essay contest, deadline April 30

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Southwestern CT Agency on Aging  is conducting its fourth annual statewide essay contest. The contest is open to all ages, and essays should reflect on the accomplishments of older people. This year’s theme is “Safe today, healthy tomorrow.” The Connecticut State Department on Aging will choose winners from each of the five regions in the […] [Read More]
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Open Door Shelter spring gala May 1

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NORWALK–Open Door Shelter will hold its spring gala dinner and auction from 6 to 9 p.m. May 1 at the Continental Manor in Norwalk. Larry Cross of Norwalk Community Health will be honored for  his accomplishments in healthcare delivery.  The event will include a silent and live auction, dinner and full bar and a presentation […] [Read More]
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Felon arrested for Stamford gun and drug charges

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A convicted felon wanted for gun and narcotics possession in 2012 was arrested by Stamford police Tuesday. Darnell Vaughn, 29, formerly of 28 Perry St., was charged with criminal possession of a revolver, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school or public housing […] [Read More]
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Arthur Selkowitz was the co-founder of Penchina, Selkowitz Inc and became the CEO of D'Arcy, Masius, Benton & Bowles, both advertising firms. Photographed in his home in Stamford on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Forbes features Stamford resident Arty Selkowitz

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Former Stamford Citizen of the Year Arty Selkowitz is featured in the April 14 issue of ForbesLife for his quest to build the city’s Mill River Park into a downtown gem. The Advocate has done a fair share of stories on Selkowitz over the years, including a recent profile by business writer Elizabeth Kim in […] [Read More]
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