Holiday Closings: Good Friday through Easter

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Administrative offices: Closed Friday. Banks: Closed Friday. Department of Motor Vehicles: Closed Friday. Ferguson Library: Closed Sunday. Metro-North railroad: Visit www.mta.info for schedule. Holiday garbage and recycling 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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Duff and Leone to make announcement to retired vets

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Connecticut Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and State Sen. Carlo Leone will announce pending legislation to assist military retirees with the state income tax at 10 a.m. April 1 at  Darien VFW Post 6933, 205 Noroton Ave. Coffee and light refreshments will be available at 9:30. For more information, call 203-655-8552 or visit www.darienvfw.org [Read More]
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‘Hooks for Heros’ fishing tourney/benefit set for June

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The fourth annual “Hooks for Heroes” fishing tournament/benefit will be held 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 20 at the Halloween Yacht Club, 10 Seaview Ave. Proceeds will go toward Operation Gift Cards, which help wounded military service personnel. The event will include pre-tournament breakfast at 5:15 a.m. and a post-tournament cookout and awards at […] [Read More]
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Advocate columnist to speak to senior men on March 31

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Julie Jason, The Advocate’s financial columnist, will speak at the Senior Men’s Association of Stamford at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Congregation Aguduth Shalom, 301 Strawberry Hill Ave. Jason will discuss family wealth transfers and investment planning. For more information, call Robert Rosenthal at 203-322-0024 or visit www.stamfordmen.org.   [Read More]
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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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