Pollitt to discuss abortion rights at UConn April 1

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UConn Stamford will host a presentation by Katha Pollitt on her new book, “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,” at  7 p.m. April 1 in the MPR (Room 108) at Broad Street and Washington Boulevard.  Pollitt will discuss why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for good for women, families,and society. Free and open to the […] [Read More]
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State awards South End developer up to $5 million loan

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Metro Green, the state’s first newly constructed “green” affordable housing project in the South End, has been awarded a loan of up to $5 million from the state. The money will go toward the construction of the third phase of the development, an 155-unit complex near the train station. Metro Green, which is jointly developed […] [Read More]

Stamford woman dies after brutal beating

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UPDATE, 5:15 p.m. Police confirmed this evening that the 76-year-old woman who was brutally beaten Monday has died. She had been in Stamford Hospital since Monday afternoon, when she underwent surgery to relieve swelling in her brain. Her son was arrested in the beating. Her passing marks the second homicide in the city in 2015. […] [Read More]
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Saint Joseph Parenting Center seeks volunteers

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Saint Joseph Parenting Center is looking for committed individuals and/or groups to assist serving breakfast and/or dinner. Help is needed on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Volunteers can commit as regularly as they desire. [Read More]
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Loft Artists’ exhibit March 28

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The Loft Artists Association will present an exhibition by Clair Koch and Rosa Colón  entitled,  “Nature Talk” March 28 through May 3 at 575 Pacific St. The opening reception will be held  April 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For directions and more information, visit www.loftartists.com or call 203-247-2027. [Read More]
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Good Friday garbage and recycling information

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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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Stamford reps vote to lower proposed fees for sidewalk cafes

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Amid a growing cry of protest, city legislators have revised a preliminary plan to increase a permit fee for sidewalk cafes. On Tuesday night, the Board of Reps’ legislative and rules committee voted 6-3 in favor of an ordinance that would charge restaurant owners by the square foot for using city sidewalks. The amount would […] [Read More]

BLT is partner in Dallas hotel deal

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Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology seems to be on a buying spree, with recent deals in Wesport and New York City. Now, a new report says that the Stamford-based developer has partnered on a deal to buy the Westin Dallas Park Central, a 536-key hotel in central Dallas. According to a story on […] [Read More]