First responders practiced rescuing people in the woods on Saturday at Mianus River Park. The training, which drilled the rescue of someone injured and lost in the woods as well as a searching for an injured and missing rescuer, took place from 8 a.m. to noon, Stamford Public Safety Director Ted Jankowski. “This was a Read More
STAMFORD — The Board of Representatives will hold a special meeting Monday night to fill the finance board vacancy created by David Martin’s election to the mayor’s office. Martin, elected in 2011, was in the middle of his first term of the Board of Finance but resigned his seat after winning the November mayoral Read More
STAMFORD — The Enough Campaign will host a “Vigil of Hope” in front of the Ferguson Library at One Public Library Plaza from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12. The vigil will remember victims of gun violence in America. To learn more about the vigil and about ENOUGH, visit www.theenoughcampaign.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual Toys for Tots program is once again collecting toys for children this holiday season. Toys are needed for infants through age 12. Toys are especially needed for older children. There are many toy drop-off locations around Stamford and are listed below. Toy donations should be dropped off before Dec. 17 to allow for Read More
STAMFORD — A motorcycle slammed into a car on Long Ridge Road and burst into flames shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday. The condition of the drivers involved in the accident is not known at this time. The motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to Stamford Hospital. Long Ridge Road was closed between Webbs Hill and Chestnut Read More
STAMFORD — Long Ridge of Stamford will host a charitable holiday wreath event from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12. at 710 Long Ridge Road. All proceeds will benefit Stamford Hospital’s Bennett Cancer Center. Come and bid on uniquely decorated wreaths courtesy of local businesses, organizations and individuals. The event will also include a raffle Read More
STAMFORD — Regency Heights of Stamford together with Constellation Home Care and Hospice, is hosting their first annual Santa Claus Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at 53 Courtland Ave. Children can have a free picture taken with Santa Claus while the long term Regency Heights seniors will participate in some holiday joy. Read More
STAMFORD — VFW Post 9617 invites all WWII veterans, family and friends to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day at noon Sunday at Veterans Park on Atlantic Street. For more information, call Fred Drenckhan at 203-322-1746.