Open Door Shelter spring gala May 1

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NORWALK–Open Door Shelter will hold its spring gala dinner and auction from 6 to 9 p.m. May 1 at the Continental Manor in Norwalk. Larry Cross of Norwalk Community Health will be honored for  his accomplishments in healthcare delivery.  The event will include a silent and live auction, dinner and full bar and a presentation […] [Read More]
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Felon arrested for Stamford gun and drug charges

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A convicted felon wanted for gun and narcotics possession in 2012 was arrested by Stamford police Tuesday. Darnell Vaughn, 29, formerly of 28 Perry St., was charged with criminal possession of a revolver, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school or public housing […] [Read More]
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Arthur Selkowitz was the co-founder of Penchina, Selkowitz Inc and became the CEO of D'Arcy, Masius, Benton & Bowles, both advertising firms. Photographed in his home in Stamford on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Forbes features Stamford resident Arty Selkowitz

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Former Stamford Citizen of the Year Arty Selkowitz is featured in the April 14 issue of ForbesLife for his quest to build the city’s Mill River Park into a downtown gem. The Advocate has done a fair share of stories on Selkowitz over the years, including a recent profile by business writer Elizabeth Kim in […] [Read More]
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Stamford elementary teacher job fair April 26

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STAMFORD— Stamford Public Schools will offer an elementary teacher job fair  from 9 a.m. to noon on April 26 on the 5th floor at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd. Candidates must be certified or anticipate receiving certification by the State of Connecticut by August 15, in K-6 elementary education (005) or Early Childhood […] [Read More]
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Man caught in Stamford wanted for NYC shooting investigation

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Police looking for a man wanted in relation to the investigation of a Bronx shooting was captured during a raid on Daly Street early Wednesday morning, police said., Capt. Richard Conklin said Isaac Raymen Rivera, 20, was found in an apartment at 7 Daly Street at about 6:30 a.m. Rivera is being held in lieu […] [Read More]
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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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