Registration for adult high school completion classes and ESL

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STAMFORD — Adults who would like to earn their high school diploma may register for the high school credit diploma program on Monday through Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Rippowam Center, 381 High Ridge Road. For GED preparation classes, registration will take place at the Adult Learning Center, 369 Washington Blvd. on Sept. 8, 11, […] [Read More]
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Audition for ‘The Addams Family’ Sept. 8

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The Stamford All-School Musical will have auditions for its production of  “The Addams Family” from 2:30 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 and 10 at Rippowam Middle School, 318 High Ridge Road. If you are a Stamford student or resident in fifth- through 12th grades, you are eligible to audition or sign up to be […] [Read More]
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Rippowam Class of 1979 set reunion Oct. 10

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Rippowam Class of 1979 will celebrates its 35th reunion at the Italian Center on Oct. 10  at 7 p.m. Join the Rippowam High School 1979  Facebook page and share contact information. Cost is $79 per person before Oct. 1 and $89 after Oct. 1. Please mail your checks to: Laurie Correa-Petrizzi, 51 Idlewood Place, Stamford, […] [Read More]
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A Toyota took out a telephone pole on Newfield Avenue this afternoon, forcing the road closed as utility crews replaced it and the damaged transformer.

Part of Stamford’s Newfield Avenue closed

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Newfield Avenue in the 1700 block, which is just North of the Merritt, will be shut down temporarily so CL&P crews can repair a broken utility pole. Belltown Fire posted the warning just after 5:30 p.m. and after crews had cleared an accident in that location. A motor vehicle hit a utility pole there breaking […] [Read More]
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Dog and car wash benefit Aug. 23

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STAMFORD — There will be a dog and car wash on Saturday to help raise funds for STARelief and Pet Assistance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stamford Dog Park, 30 Courtland Ave. There is a $5 suggested donation. The rain date will be Sunday. For more information, call 203-636-0971. [Read More]
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Backpack giveaway for South End students Aug. 23

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STAMFORD — There will be a South End residents’ backpack giveaway from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at CTE’s Lathon Wider Community Center, 34 Woodland Ave. Elementary, middle and high school students must be present to receive a backpack. For more information, call 203-327-3260. [Read More]
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Poll: Should Stamford taxpayers foot bill for Biden visit?

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Following the visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Shippan for a fundraising trip to raise money for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection campaign, some say the city shouldn’t be on the hook to pay the bill for his security detail. What do you think? [Read More]

Darien man receives Emmy nomination

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This year’s 66th Emmy Awards has a Darien connection. Robert Lydecker, who grew up in Darien, was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for Fox’s hit TV show “Sleepy Hollow.”  The supernatural suspense series, created by the writers of “Star Trek” and “Transformers,” was inspired by Washington Irving’s classic tale […] [Read More]
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