Stamford garbage and recycling for Good Friday

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There will be normal garbage and recycling pickups on Good Friday. The Scale House and Katrina Mygatt recycling centers will also be closed. [Read More]
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Board of Reps budget hearing tonight

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STAMFORD — Three Stamford nonprofits will appear before the Board of Representatives Fiscal Committee tonight to defend their budget proposals, some of which have already been reduced by the Board of Finance. Mayor David Martin had awarded the Ferguson Library a $710,000 budget increase, but finance board members reduced that amount by half, to $355,000. […] [Read More]

Darien VFW pasta dinner fundraiser May 2

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DARIEN—Darien VFW at 205 Noroton Ave. will hold a pasta dinner fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2. The cost is $15 for an all you can eat  dinner that includes salad, garlic bread, spaghetti, meatballs, lasagne, sausage and peppers  and dessert.For more information, call 203-655-8552  or visit www.darienvfw.org. [Read More]
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Calhoun talk at UConn Stamford cancelled

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Former UConn Huskies coach Jim Calhoun has has an emergency and has to postpone his talk at UConn Stamford on Thursday. A rescheduled date has not been set. [Read More]
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Calling all aspiring playwrights

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The Darien Library is looking for playwrights to submit short plays by the end of this month for the chance to have their pieces included in the Catherine Lindsey Actors/Playwrights workshops. Here’s some information, sent out by the Library earlier today: The Catherine Lindsey Actors/Playwrights Workshop is excited to announce that the Actors/Playwrights Workshop, now […] [Read More]
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Ernie Orgera reappointed as operations director

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STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin announced Tuesday he is reappointing Ernie Orgera as director of the Office of Operations. We’ll have full coverage of the reappointment in this week’s Advocate. Here’s the news release from the mayor’s office: STAMFORD, CT – Mayor Martin today announced the appointment of Ernie Orgera to Director of Operations. Orgera […] [Read More]
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Public meeting on transportation planning review April 30

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STAMFORD— South Western Region Transportation Planning Agency will hold a public meeting on the certification review from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 30 on the third floor of the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd. The public is invited to participate in a review and evaluation of the metropolitan transportation planning process. This certification […] [Read More]
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GOP breakfast debate in Stamford on April 30

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STAMFORD–Four of the candidates for governor will participate in a Republican pre-convention breakfast debate on  April 30 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 E. Main St. The participating candidates will be Danbury mayor Mark Boughton, Avon attorney Martha Dean, West Hartford Town Councilman Joe Visconti and State Sen. John McKinney. Shelton mayor Mark Lauretti and […] [Read More]
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