Waterside property acquired by BLT for potential boatyard.

Poll: Will we actually get a new boatyard on the Southfield Avenue?

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The South End developer BLT announced last week that it has bought a piece of land on Southfield Avenue where it hopes to build a boatyard to replace the one it illegally tore down. After the public outcry that sank BLT’s attempt to put in a boatyard on Magee Avenue, does this attempt at a […] [Read More]
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Westhill stages ‘Urinetown’ April 23-24 & May 2-3

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STAMFORD–Westhill High School will be staging a production of “Urinetown: The Musical” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at 125 Roxbury Road. There will also be performances on May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.westhilltheater.org [Read More]
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Land rich and penny poor, USPS and church yield to Stamford apartments

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STAMFORD  First Presbyterian Rev. David Van Dyke stood before the Zoning Board Monday night and explained why the church wants to sell three acres of its land for a 175-unit apartment development. “Like many mainline denominations in the Northeast, we have struggled with declining numbers,” he said of the dip in the people attending church. […] [Read More]
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Where is this in Stamford?

How well do you know Stamford

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Do you know where this is in Stamford? Take a guess in the comments below. We’ll let you know who gets it right in Wednesday’s Advocate. [Read More]

Strawberry Hill Players to stage ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

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STAMFORD–Strawberry Hill Players will present a musical production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” in May at Stamford High School, Strawberry Hill Road. Performances will be held May 2, 3, 9  and 10 at 8 p.m. and May 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets costs range from $10 to $15. For more information, visit www.strawberryhillplayers.com. [Read More]
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Mayor’s Gallery exhibit by Laurel House artists in May

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STAMFORD–In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Mayor’s Gallery will host an exhibit featuring more than 30 works of art created by Laurel House artists. The exhibition runs from May 5 through June 30. A reception with the artists will be held on May 29from 5 to  7 p.m.  on the 10th […] [Read More]
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Art Glowka’s environmental papers preserved at Marist

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STAMFORD — Art Glowka, an avid boater and fierce protector of Long Island Sound, died last year, but his love for the water will live on at Marist College. Marist will preserve Glowka’s personal papers, which include documentation related to his work as one of the founding members of Hudson River Fisherman’s Association. Glowka’s family donated […] [Read More]
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Environmental activists spark police response

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More than a dozen police officers responded to UBS headquarters in Stamford Tuesday morning after three members of the environmental group Hands Off Appalachia tried to hand deliver a letter to the financial giant. The three women were stopped for questioning at 9:30 a.m., patted down and searched before being allowed to proceed to the […] [Read More]
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