Advocate columnist to speak to senior men on March 31

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Julie Jason, The Advocate’s financial columnist, will speak at the Senior Men’s Association of Stamford at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Congregation Aguduth Shalom, 301 Strawberry Hill Ave. Jason will discuss family wealth transfers and investment planning. For more information, call Robert Rosenthal at 203-322-0024 or visit www.stamfordmen.org.   [Read More]
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Pollitt to discuss abortion rights at UConn April 1

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UConn Stamford will host a presentation by Katha Pollitt on her new book, “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,” at  7 p.m. April 1 in the MPR (Room 108) at Broad Street and Washington Boulevard.  Pollitt will discuss why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for good for women, families,and society. Free and open to the […] [Read More]
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Stamford woman dies after brutal beating

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UPDATE, 5:15 p.m. Police confirmed this evening that the 76-year-old woman who was brutally beaten Monday has died. She had been in Stamford Hospital since Monday afternoon, when she underwent surgery to relieve swelling in her brain. Her son was arrested in the beating. Her passing marks the second homicide in the city in 2015. […] [Read More]
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Saint Joseph Parenting Center seeks volunteers

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Saint Joseph Parenting Center is looking for committed individuals and/or groups to assist serving breakfast and/or dinner. Help is needed on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Volunteers can commit as regularly as they desire. [Read More]
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Loft Artists’ exhibit March 28

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The Loft Artists Association will present an exhibition by Clair Koch and Rosa Colón  entitled,  “Nature Talk” March 28 through May 3 at 575 Pacific St. The opening reception will be held  April 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For directions and more information, visit www.loftartists.com or call 203-247-2027. [Read More]
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Good Friday garbage and recycling information

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There will be normal garbage and recycling pickups on Good Friday. The scale house and Katrina Mygatt recycling centers will be closed and reopen on Saturday. [Read More]
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Attempted burglary at West Side home

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Police say that someone tried to break into a home near Stillmeadow Elementary School on the city’s West Side Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were dispatched at 4:30 p.m. to a residence on the 200 block of Cold Spring Road on a burglary alarm. Officers noticed that a window screen on the house […] [Read More]
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Man with knife robs High Ridge gas station last night

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Police are looking for a man who robbed a Shell gas station on High Ridge Road with a knife last night. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said a man wearing a black mask walked into the Shell gas station at 899 High Ridge Road at about 8:15 p.m. carrying a knife. The man demanded money from the […] [Read More]
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‘Cuts for a Cause’ set for April 12, haircuts to help children

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Nonprofit Kids Helping Kids will be offering its sixth installment of “Cuts for a Cause” on April 12. Haircuts will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon at Salon Kiklo in New Canaan and Vanity Studio in Stamford. The money raised from the $60 haircuts and $30 wash and blowouts will be used to buy […] [Read More]
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ARI’s ‘Walk for Independence’ coming in May

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ARI of Connecticut Inc. will hold its ninth annual Walk for Independence on  May 3 at Cove Island Park.  The three-mile walk will raise funds to support ARI programs, which provide an array of services for those with developmental disabilities. Registration will be at 10 a.m. and the walk will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch […] [Read More]
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