HARMAN donates more than $50K in audio equipment to Stamford Y

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HARMAN, the audio and infotainment company headquartered in Stamford, has agreed to donate more than $50,000 in audio equipment and installation to the Stamford Family YMCA. According to a press release, the company is set to put in new sound systems throughout the Y facility over the next several months. “Our Y is truly lucky […] [Read More]
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Stamford agrees on criteria to judge boatyard proposal

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As part of an effort to evaluate a developer’s plan to replace and relocate the city’s former working boatyard in the South End, members of the city’s land use boards and the Harbor Management Commission on Monday night agreed on a “scope of work” or set of criteria for a consultant that has been hired […] [Read More]
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The story behind the street artist 5ivefingaz

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Today’s front page includes a story about the Norwalk street artist 5ivefingaz, who has been leaving paintings across the downtown over the last month. Last week, I spoke with the artist last week. Like most street artists, he elects to remain anonymous, but he was generous with giving me the background of how he started […] [Read More]
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15-year-old Stamford youth to be arraigned on murder charge

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The city’s youngest murder defendant in living memory is scheduled to make his second appearance at state Superior Court in Stamford Tuesday morning where his attorney is expected to ask a judge to get his client a mental health competency exam. At his appearance Marquest Hall, 15, will be flanked by his mother and Stamford […] [Read More]
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Body of man found washed up on private Shippan beach

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Police say that landscapers working in a back yard of an Shippan Point mansion found a dead body washed up on the beach early Monday afternoon. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said police have identified the body of the man in his early 20s and are working to notify the man’s next of kin. Hohn said that […] [Read More]
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North Stamford home catches fire

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Update 9:45 a.m. The fire as put out, but the roof of the house was still smoldering about an hour after the blaze was called in by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the house. About 35 firefighters responded to the fire, and about eight engines. Deputy fire chief John Pritchard said about a […] [Read More]
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Holiday Closings: Good Friday through Easter

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Administrative offices: Closed Friday. Banks: Closed Friday. Department of Motor Vehicles: Closed Friday. Ferguson Library: Closed Sunday. Metro-North railroad: Visit www.mta.info for schedule. Holiday garbage and recycling There will be normal garbage and recycling pickups on Good Friday. The scale house and Katrina Mygatt recycling centers will be closed and reopen on Saturday. [Read More]
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Duff and Leone to make announcement to retired vets

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Connecticut Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and State Sen. Carlo Leone will announce pending legislation to assist military retirees with the state income tax at 10 a.m. April 1 at  Darien VFW Post 6933, 205 Noroton Ave. Coffee and light refreshments will be available at 9:30. For more information, call 203-655-8552 or visit www.darienvfw.org [Read More]
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