Stamford police are hosting a gun buy back event this Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Stamford Police Department. The buy back, which seeks to clear the city of unwanted guns, comes on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The police department has hosted several buy back events Read More
Connecticut New Haven Line riders will be hit with a five percent fare increase in January, the Department of Transportation announced yesterday, part of a 12.4 percent fare increase that has been instituted over the past three years.
Starwood Hotels, the hotel chain based in Stamford that includes properties like the Westin, Sheraton, W and others, is among the first major hotel chains to tap the possibilities presented by Instagram when marketing its locations. Check out this report, released by the hotel chain earlier today: Guests of Starwood’s more than 1,150 hotels capture Read More
Community activists are putting the wheels in motion to host another annual installment of Stamford’s Day of Service during the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. The service day is modeled after a pledge made in 2009 by President Barack Obama, according to Stamford community activist Trish Williams. In a written release, Williams explained: “In January Read More
ABOVE: Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council volunteers passed out information during a health fair for day laborers in 2008. (THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — The Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council (LFC-RAC) is hosting a legislative breakfast next week. Elected officials from Stamford, Greenwich and Darien are invited to discuss legislation affecting mental health, suicide Read More
STAMFORD — The Board of Representatives is considering several changes to its rules of order, from prohibiting cell phones in meetings to formalizing the leadership’s meeting with Stamford’s mayor. The leadership subject has been the source of controversy in recent years, most recently causing confusion when Mayor David Martin unsuccessfully attempted to participated in Read More
The annual Toys for Tots program is once again collecting toys for children this holiday season. Toys are needed for infants through age 12. Toys are especially needed for older children. Toy drop-off locations in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan are listed below. Toy donations should be dropped off before Dec. 17 to allow Read More
Walnut Hill School for the Arts representatives will be in Stamford on Jan. 5 to hold auditions for its summer and high school dance programs . The auditions take place at The Ballet School of Stamford, 175 Atlantic St. Registration for all ages will be from noon to 12:30 p.m. Auditions for ages 10 through Read More