Stamford High School cheerleader Linda Spadaccini cheers the walkers as the March for Babies sets out from Commons Park at Harbor Point in Stamford, Conn., May 6, 2012. Roughly 500 people walked a three mile loop around the south end for the event, which is the March of Dimes walk fundraiser for babies. Funds raised will go to programs that support prenatal wellness programs, research grants and neonatal intensive care units.

March for Babies coming to Stamford May 3

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As the weather warms (or at least tries to), the season for charity walks and runs is coming to town. Among those annual traditions is the Walk for Babies, put on down at Harbor Point to raise money for the national organization March of Dimes. This year, the walk will take place on Saturday, May […] [Read More]
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Burglary suspect filmed in Stamford

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Stamford police have released another surveillance video onto their Facebook page, this time asking the public for help in finding a man who burglarized a doctor’s office on Summer Street early Friday evening. In the two-minute video released Tuesday, the male suspect, who is either white or Hispanic, was seen on no fewer than five […] [Read More]
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Stamford garbage and recycling for Good Friday

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There will be normal garbage and recycling pickups on Good Friday. The Scale House and Katrina Mygatt recycling centers will also be closed. [Read More]
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Board of Reps budget hearing tonight

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STAMFORD — Three Stamford nonprofits will appear before the Board of Representatives Fiscal Committee tonight to defend their budget proposals, some of which have already been reduced by the Board of Finance. Mayor David Martin had awarded the Ferguson Library a $710,000 budget increase, but finance board members reduced that amount by half, to $355,000. […] [Read More]

Darien VFW pasta dinner fundraiser May 2

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DARIEN—Darien VFW at 205 Noroton Ave. will hold a pasta dinner fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2. The cost is $15 for an all you can eat  dinner that includes salad, garlic bread, spaghetti, meatballs, lasagne, sausage and peppers  and dessert.For more information, call 203-655-8552  or visit www.darienvfw.org. [Read More]
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Calhoun talk at UConn Stamford cancelled

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Former UConn Huskies coach Jim Calhoun has has an emergency and has to postpone his talk at UConn Stamford on Thursday. A rescheduled date has not been set. [Read More]
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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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