FCCF grant funds new gingko trees in Stamford

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Fairfield County Community Foundation has given a $1,290 grant to help plant Gingko trees on Atlantic Street, south of Old Town Hall. The trees will be planted this October. Gingko trees are an ideal urban areas. They are resistant to disease and insects and store more carbon emissions than other tree species. They also have […] [Read More]
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Man breaks into girlfriend’s house arrested in Stamford

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A former Norwalk man was charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into his former girlfriend’s home in Stamford over the weekend and made a scene. Everton Kinlock, 25, of West Grove St., Waterbury, was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct Saturday night. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said a woman at 352 […] [Read More]
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Pistol packing Stamford man meets cops Sunday morning

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A city man in cowboy boots and wearing a straw hat raised the hackles of brunch-goers early Sunday afternoon in downtown Stamford when they noticed he had a pistol tucked in the front of his pants, police said. Police officers were dispatched at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to the corner of Bedford and Spring streets for […] [Read More]

Poll: What can Stamford do to prevent pedestrian deaths?

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For the second time in less than two months, a Stamford pedestrian has died after being hit by a car. What should the city do to try to prevent these accidents? Take our poll: Read the full story:  Springdale woman struck and killed in downtown accident [Read More]
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VFW Post 9617′s 67th birthday picnic Aug. 10

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VFW Post 9617 will hold its 67th birthday picnic on  Aug. 10 at 205 Noroton Ave. in  Darien. The picnic will be held from  11 a.m. to  5 p.m. Members may bring one guest. The cost is $15 per person. Please reply by Aug. 4 as reservations are required. Call Frank DeMasi at 203-348-9653. [Read More]
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Rotary Club of Stamford to host speakers on July 29 and Aug. 5

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STAMFORD–The Rotary Club of Stamford will host Carolyn Slupczewski of the March of Dimes and Melvina Peters  of the Housing Development as guest speakers at two upcoming meetings. Slupczewski will speak on July 29 and Peters will speak on Aug. 5. Rotary Club meetings are held Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Stamford Sheraton, 700 Main St. For more information […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian struck in downtown Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city woman was struck and seriously injured while walking across Hoyt Street at the intersection of Summer Street in downtown Stamford around 12:45 p.m. Monday. Both the pedestrian and female driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe that struck the woman were taken to Stamford Hospital. Capt. Thomas Wuennemann said the 49-year-old woman who […] [Read More]

‘Lend Me a Tenor’ opens Aug. 1 in New Canaan

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NEW CANAAN — The Town Players of New Canaan will stage a production of Ken Ludwig’s Tony-award winning comedy “Lend Me a Tenor.”Performances will be held at the Powerhouse Theatre in Waveny Park, 670 South Ave.  Shows will be offered at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 […] [Read More]
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