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Alive@Five draws huge crowd to downtown Stamford

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STAMFORD — Columbus Park is filled to capacity and then some as a huge crowd has turned out for tonight’s Alive@Five concert featuring the Under the Sun tour with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and Blues Traveler. The crowd extends beyond the park and has filled much of Main Street to Atlantic Street. To control the […] [Read More]

Animal shelter task force to hold public hearing

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The Animal Shelter Task Force, which was set up earlier this summer in the wake of the adoption scandal that resulted in the termination and arrest of former Animal Control Shelter Manager Laurie Hollywood, will hold a public hearing next month. Task Force Head Eileen Heaphy said at the end of today’s meeting that the […] [Read More]
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Stamford student receives scholarship from Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees

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Joseph Aunce of Stamford was named a local recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee program. This is the 10th year that the franchise has provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to 50 deserving high school seniors. Dunkin’ Donuts recently honored the scholarship recipients at an awards ceremony held […] [Read More]
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People’s United awards grant to mentor program

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People’s United Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $2,500 to The Human Services Council’s Norwalk Mentor Program. Established in 1986, the Norwalk Mentor Program, in partnership with Norwalk Public Schools, matches students in grades K-12 with positive adult role models. In the past school year, the program has made 248 mentor/mentee matches and saw […] [Read More]
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Three rescued from sinking boat near Stamford Harbor

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The Stamford Marine Unit rescued three people in a sinking boat that was anchored off the west break wall just outside Stamford Harbor Wednesday afternoon, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said a boat was anchored just outside the breakwater when a wave broke over the transom in the back of the boat that nearly swamped […] [Read More]
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Accused Norwalk robbers make not guilty pleas

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Two Bridgeport men accused of using a knife to rob a restaurant owner and his wife as they were making a deposit at a Norwalk bank two weeks ago made not guilty pleas to their robbery and assault charges at state Superior Court in Stamford Wednesday. The men, Kevin Banegas-Gomez, 18, and Rolando Garcia-Navarro, 24, […] [Read More]
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Stamford man to be sent to maximum security mental ward for mom’s home invasion

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A city man with a long history of mental illness, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity earlier this year of home invasion after breaking into his mother’s home and tying her up in 2012, appears to be headed to a high security state mental hospital for a long time. At a hearing […] [Read More]
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InterFaith Council Iftar July 26

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InterFaith Council to offer Iftar STAMFORD — The InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will hold its fifth Iftar on July 26 at the First Congregational Church, One Walton Place. Iftar is the feast at the end of each days’ fasting during Ramada. Prayers will begin at sundown 8:17 p.m. and people are invited to gather […] [Read More]
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