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Stamford student receives scholarship from Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees

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Joseph Aunce of Stamford was named the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship  from the . This is the 10th year that the franchise has provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to 50 deserving high school seniors. Dunkin’ Donuts recently honored the scholarship recipients at an awards ceremony held at the Oakdale Theatre in […] [Read More]
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People’s United awards grant to mentor program

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People’s United Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $2,500 to The Human Services Council’s Norwalk Mentor Program. Established in 1986, the Norwalk Mentor Program, in partnership with Norwalk Public Schools, matches students in grades K-12 with positive adult role models. In the past school year, the program has made 248 mentor/mentee matches and saw […] [Read More]
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InterFaith Council Iftar July 26

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InterFaith Council to offer Iftar STAMFORD — The InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will hold its fifth Iftar on July 26 at the First Congregational Church, One Walton Place. Iftar is the feast at the end of each days’ fasting during Ramada. Prayers will begin at sundown 8:17 p.m. and people are invited to gather […] [Read More]
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Help VFW pick up flags from cemetery July 26

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DARIEN — VFW Post 9617 members and community volunteers are invited to pick up flags placed at cemeteries before July 4. Those interested should meet at 8 a.m. July 26 at the main flag pole at St. John’s Cemetery, 25 Camp Ave. For more information, call VFW member Fred Drenckhahn at 203-322-1746. [Read More]
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Ceremony to honor a Vietnam vet of Stamford Aug. 4

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STAMFORD — On Aug. 4 at Cove Island join with fellow residents and veterans in a ceremony to honor Richard Broadhurst, the first Stamford Marine killed during the Vietnam War. Broadhurst served Stamford as a lifeguard at Horseshoe Beach in Cove Island prior to his deployment. All are invited and the ceremony will begin at […] [Read More]
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Vendors sought for St. John’s Episcopal’s tag sale on Aug. 16

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STAMFORD–The St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold  a tag sale at the Canterbury Green on Broad Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16  Sell those items in your attic or basement that you have not used in years. Tables will be available for $35 each. You keep the proceeds of the sale and […] [Read More]
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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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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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‘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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