Fairfield County residents were encouraged to “give where you live” during the 24 hours of Giving Day, including at this donation station at a Home Stretch Celebration last night in Stamford.

Fairfield County Giving Day beats its goal for donations

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Yesterday’s Fairfield County Giving Day beat its $1 million dollar goal , raising $1,066,091 within 24-hours to aid 386 Fairfield County-based nonprofits. The charitable initiative, started last year by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation,  garnered 14,022 online donations and had 13 business and foundation sponsorships. .   Curtain Call of Stamford earned the most donations, netting $82,203 from 1,160 donors. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich postal worker arrested for money order thefts

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-A 22-year-old Greenwich postal worker and person of interest in the theft of more than $300,000 worth of postal money orders stolen from the Old Greenwich post office was arraigned on forgery and larceny at state Superior Court in Stamford Friday. Keiyana Lawhorne, 22, of Miranda Lane, Stratford, was charged by Greenwich police Thursday with […] [Read More]
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Coyotes attacking dogs in Stamford

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Stamford Police are warning residents to beware of coyotes in the area after responding to several reports of the animals attacking local dogs. In responses to a police Facebook post on the topic, several Stamford residents confirmed seeing or hearing coyotes in North Stamford. Post by Stamford Police Department CT.   In the same post, police […] [Read More]
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Stamford residents charged with abusing horses

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Police have arrested two residents on animal cruelty charges after their horses were found starving in a North Stamford barn near the end of January. Two young Appaloosa fillies had to be euthanized because they were in such bad health and three others have been put up for adoption by the Stamford Animal Control. A […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s 20th anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 7

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The 20th anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Stamford will kick off at noon on March 7. The parade will have 80 marching units including bagpipers, Irish step dancers and floats, will start at Columbus Park and proceed north up Atlantic and Bedford streets. This year, the parade will offer a special children’s activity center […] [Read More]
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Church retreat on aging March 7

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Church of Christ the Healer to offer retreat on aging The Church of Christ the Healer at 20 Brookdale Road will hold its “Spa for the Spirit” from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 7. This retreat will include meditation, discussion and personal reflection about growing older. Rev. ReBecca Sala, manager of pastoral care at […] [Read More]
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Mayors Martin and Riling wager on FCIAC championship game tonight

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Since Westhill High School and Norwalk High School are competing in FCIAC boys basketball championship game,  Stamford Mayor David Martin and Norwak Mayor Harry Rilling have a little competition of their own going on.    If Westhill wins, Mayor Rilling will wear a Westhill Vikings shirt and treat the Westhill team and Martin to lunch in […] [Read More]
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St. John’s dinner benefit for Haiti March 13

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The St. John’s Episcopal Church will offer a fundraising dinner for the Bon Samaritan School and Clinic in L’Acul, Haiti on March 13 at 7 p.m. The cost will be $50 per person and includes a three-course dinner and wine. In addition to the dinner, there will be a meet and greet with the Bon […] [Read More]
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