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The city’s agreement with Turn of River

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STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin announced Wednesday that the city has reached an agreement with the Turn of River Fire Department, settling a year-old legal dispute with the volunteer company. “I’m very happy and proud that we’re able to make this announcement today,” Martin said at a news conference at the Government Center. “It’s a […] [Read More]

United Methodist Church tage sale May 2-3

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STAMFORD–United Methodist Church at 42 Cross Road will hold its spring  tag sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 2 and May 3.  Early bird admission will be $10 at 8:30 a.m. on May 2.  There will also be additional hours on  from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2. All proceeds go to local, national and international […] [Read More]
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16th annual PEZ gathering open to public May 3

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STAMFORD–The 16th annual Northeast PEZ Collectors Gathering will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 E. Main St. General admission is $5. For more information, visit www.pezgathering.com or call 843-868-1739. [Read More]
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Westhill stages ‘Urinetown’ April 25-26 & May 2-3

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STAMFORD–Westhill High School will be staging a production of “Urinetown: The Musical” from 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 125 Roxbury Road. There will also be performances on May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.westhilltheater.org [Read More]
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Greenwich sex abuse trial begins with victim testimony

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The Stamford trial of former Greenwich resident Ronald Joseph began Tuesday with the hours long testimony a 23-year-old girl who said had been sexually assaulted by Joseph for years since she was about eight years old. The woman, whose name is not being disclosed by The Advocate to protect her identity, said Joseph, 52, began […] [Read More]
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Board of Reps committees meet tonight

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STAMFORD — The Board of Representatives Education and Operations Committees will meet tonight. The Education Committee will convene for the monthly Student Advisory Council meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Democratic Caucus Room on the fourth floor of the Government Center (agenda). The Operations Committee will consider two review items, including a gas pipeline […] [Read More]
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Turn of River votes to settle suit with city

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STAMFORD — The Turn of River volunteer fire department’s membership voted Tuesday night to settle its year-old lawsuit with the city. In November 2012, Stamford residents voted by a two-thirds margin to consolidate the city’s career and volunteer fire departments into one organization overseen by a single fire chief. But three volunteer departments — including […] [Read More]
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Turn of River agrees to single fire department in Stamford

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Four months after a Stamford judge turned away a constitutional challenge against the creation of a single Stamford fire department that combines both paid and volunteer firefighters, the last volunteer holdout has signed onto the plan. Last night volunteer members of Turn of River Fire Department voted unanimously to become a part of the consolidated […] [Read More]
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