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Coyotes attacking dogs in Stamford

Stamford Police are warning residents to beware of coyotes in the area after responding to several reports of the animals attacking local dogs. In responses to a police Facebook post on the topic,

Complaints intensify about Styrofoam pollution in Sound

A Stamford boater has once again lodged complaints about Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology polluting Long Island Sound with Styrofoam particles. This weekend, Steven Loeb, a Shippan

Voters head to the polls in Stamford

STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There
Contributes photos of Park(ing) Day on Bedford Street

Group says downtown park project draws more than 100

On Friday, a team of urban planning activists decided to take on the world-wide urban planning experiment known as Park(ing) Day. Led by Emily Provonsha, a public space planner for the Downtown

Stamford man tests positive for West Nile

STAMFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that a Stamford resident contracted West Nile Virus and has been treated and released from the hospital. The unidentified resident

Poll: Rabbits on the rise?

In Monday’s Advocate, we reported that the New England cottontail is becoming an endangered species and is being replaced by the eastern cottontail. Have you been seeing more rabbits around Stamford

Double rainbow over Stamford

Here’s another photo from a reader: UPDATE: here’s an even better shot taken from a reader in Shippan: Whoa, double rainbow:

Stamford’s master plan

A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for

Shell Shock: Lobsters continue to decline in Long Island Sound

In Sunday’s edition of The Advocate, Staff Writer Martin Cassidy takes a look at the steep decline in the number of lobster’s caught in Long Island Sound 15 years after a massive die-off nearly killed

Stamford Yacht Club hosts national competition

Hundreds of small sailboats covered the grass in front of Stamford Yacht Club Saturday morning as 217 young competitors marched one-by-one like a line of ants off the lawn, carrying the dinghies down