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Martin Cassidy

Darien bookkeeper indicted for defrauding veterans organizations

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A federal grand jury has indicted a Darien woman with fraud and tax evasion stemming from allegedly embezzling approximately $800,000 from Connecticut-based veterans service groups. A federal grand jury returned a 10 count indictment against Cynthia Tanner, 53, who worked as a bookkeeper for the National Veterans Service Fund. The indictment alleges that Tanner used […] [Read More]
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Chipotle opens in Darien I-95 service plaza

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Chipotle Mexican Grill opened over the weekend in the Darien northbound service plaza on Interstate 95, the first outlet of the chain in a service plaza in Connecticut. The rest plaza already includes Subway, McDonald’s Restaurant, Dunkin Donuts, Sbarro, Cheeseboy, Alltown Convenience Store as food choices. “Our Connecticut Service Plaza team is excited to have […] [Read More]
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Prominent rabbi to speak at Ferguson on Nov. 13 about inclusivity and tolerance

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Jewish Family Services of Stamford will present a prominent gay Orthodox rabbi to lecturing at the Ferguson Library next Thursday,  challenges of committing to being more inclusive to minorities and other groups. Rabbi Steven Greenberg, will present the 3rd Annual Saul Cohen Jewish Family Services lecture entitled “The Pain and Pleasure of Difference—How an Exclusive […] [Read More]

Planning Board sets special meeting on the night of November 5th

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A request to demolish two single family structures on the recently acquired campus of the former Sacred Heart Academy at 200 Strawberry Hill Avenue is on the docket at a special planning board meeting next Wednesday night. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Nov. 5. The city finalized purchase of the property from […] [Read More]
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An angler stands along the banks of the Mianus River enjoying an afternoon's recreation. (File Photo)

Mianus River Park to receive Audubon recognition

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Mayor David Martin is scheduled to join Audubon Connecticut next Thursday November 6 at Mianus River Park to confer the designation of the park as an Urban Oasis. [Read More]
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Part of the 2011 Battle of the Belles' strength contest on Main Avenue in Norwalk which raises money for the Bennett Cancer Center.

Fitness outfit has slated Battle of the Belles strength contest to support Stamford cancer center

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The Punch Kettlebell Gym on Main Avenue in Norwalk will host the 5th annual Battle of the Belles strong woman competition to raise money for the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford this Sunday. [Read More]
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Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation give major gift to Stamford Hospital to set up Stamford children’s treatment center

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Steven A .Cohen, founder of the investment firm Point72 Asset Management and his wife Alexandra boosted their pledge to the $20 million to outfit and create a new pediatric care institute within the Whittingham Pavilion at Stamford Hospital. Cohen, a Greenwich resident who founded the Stamford based SAC Capital Advisors  and his wife added an […] [Read More]
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Yerwood Center board chairman says things are looking up

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Closed during repairs of its facade and facing financial turmoil, the chairman and interim executive director of the Yerwood Center said the West Side facility is heading in the right direction. [Read More]