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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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Stepped up police patrols at Jewish centers in Stamford

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After three people were shot to death at two Jewish community centers in Kansas on Sunday, police have stepped up their patrols at Jewish centers and houses of worship across Stamford. Assistant police Chief James Matheny said added police patrols will be continued through the week until the threat abates. “Yes. There is a more […] [Read More]
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Physical therapist caught with meth at courthouse

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A physical therapist, who filed suit to keep from being muscled out of his Fairfield County physical therapy business, was caught trying to bring crystal methamphetamine into the Stamford Courthouse where he was attending a hearing Monday morning, court officials said. Craig Wood, 44, of 51 Erdmann Lane, Wilton, was charged by state police with […] [Read More]
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Shippan Point Garden Club scholarships available

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The Shippan Point Garden Club is offering two, $2,000 scholarships to qualified high school seniors planning to pursue a career in environmental or plant-related sciences. Scholarship applicants must be Stamford residents and attend school in Stamford. For an application or further information, call Mary Ann Greene at 203-324-5042. Applications are also available at each high […] [Read More]
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World Affairs Forum event on energy independence April 28

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GREENWICH—World Affairs Forum will hold a program on energy independence featuring Jonathan Chanis at 7 p.m. April 28 at the Greenwich Library,  101 W. Putnam Ave. Chanis has worked in energy and finance for more than 25 years. He has extensive experience trading and investing in the emerging markets and various commodities markets, especially oil […] [Read More]
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