VFW Post 9617 birthday picnic Aug. 10

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DARIEN— VFW Post 9617 will hold its 67th birthday picnic on  Aug. 10 at 205 Noroton Ave. 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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Bridgeport man charged with robbery in Lord & Taylor theft

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A Bridgeport man with a long criminal history was charged with robbery when he began fighting with Lord & Taylor security after stealing sunglasses from the store on Saturday. Paul Centeno, 44, of 1645 Barnum Ave., was charged with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. He was arraigned on the charges at the Stamford courthouse Monday […] [Read More]
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Norwalk police dog bites Stamford cop

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A city police officer was bitten by a Norwalk police dog while searching for an armed man in Stamford over the weekend, police said. Stamford police were assisting Norwalk police in searching 63 Blachley Road for a man believed to be armed Sunday night when the Norwalk K9 bit the Stamford officer in the right […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High School 45th reunion Oct.3-5

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Greenwich High School’s Class of 1969 will hold its 45th class reunion on the first weekend of October. The class will gather informally on Oct. 3 for drinks at the bar in the Hyatt Regency on the Greenwich/Stamford, after 6 p.m. On Oct. 4, there will be dinner and dancing at the Byram Vets Club […] [Read More]
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Double rainbow over Stamford

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Here’s another photo from a reader: UPDATE: here’s an even better shot taken from a reader in Shippan: Whoa, double rainbow: [Read More]
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Glenbrook man charged with impregnating stepdaughter, 12

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STAMFORD — A 39-year-old Glenbrook man is facing a sexual assault charge after allegedly impregnating his 12-year-old stepdaughter. Leonel Bartolo Rodriguez was arraigned in state Superior Court in Stamford on Monday after he was extradited from New York where a family relative reported the assault to police, according to a statement from Stamford police. Rodriguez […] [Read More]

Connecticut unfriendly to small business?

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Connecticut, but  especially Bridgeport, has an unfriendly business climate,  according to a new Small Business Friendliness Survey released by Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The survey drew responses from 38 states and more than 12,000 small business owners, and also gave Bridgeport an F overall for small business friendliness. A fuller explanation of […] [Read More]
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Free retirement lecture to be offered Aug. 1

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STAMFORD — The Stamford Senior Center will be hosting a free presentation by Robert Rodriguez of the Social Security Administration at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1  at 888 Washington Blvd., second floor.  This presentation is for those who are over 50 and thinking about retirement.  Learn the pros and cons of taking early retirement versus full […] [Read More]
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