Stamford police to step up enforcement on distracted drivers

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The Stamford police department says it will be looking harder for texting and cell phone using drivers as part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month. A posting on the department’s Facebook page Tuesday said officers will be stepping up its enforcement efforts as part of National Safety Council’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the […] [Read More]
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Cove neighborhood cleanup April 26

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STAMFORD–Cove Neighborhood Association will hold a Cove Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Participants are asked to meet at Cove Pizza, 864 Cove Road. Help ready the pots and plant beds for spring. The rain date for the cleanup will be May 3. For more information, call Bev Fitzgibbons at 203-274-5811. [Read More]
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Stamford Lions charity basketball game April 26

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STAMFORD—The Stamford Lions will hold a charity basketball game featuring the Harlem Wizards Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Westhill gym, 125 Roxbury Road. The funds will be used to help purchase a pediatric eye screening machine for the school system and to also support Lions Club efforts to serve the Stamford community. Tickets are […] [Read More]
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Stamford, Port Chester Michaels stores affected by data breech

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Michaels has released a list of stores affected by a data breech that jeopardized the security of customer credit card information, and two of those stores are in municipalities bordering Greenwich. Your payment data could have been stolen from the company’s computers if you shopped at the Michaels on Summer Street in Stamford between May 8 and July 29, […] [Read More]
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Turkey breaks window at Fish Church

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In slightly strange news around town, according to the Rev. David Van Dyke, a wild turkey crashed through a clear glass window at First Presbyterian Church in Stamford Wednesday morning just as preschoolers were arriving. The church is called the “fish church” because its  shape has been likened to that of a fish – a […] [Read More]
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Fraternal Order of Eagles flea market April 26

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STAMFORD—Fraternal Order of Eagles will hold its flea market  from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 688 Main St. The market will be held both indoors and outdoors. A portion of the club’s proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Open to the public. For more information, call Lynne at 203-504-0820. [Read More]
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United Methodist Church tage sale May 2-3

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STAMFORD–United Methodist Church at 42 Cross Road will hold its spring  tag sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 2 and May 3.  Early bird admission will be $10 at 8:30 a.m. on May 2.  There will also be additional hours on  from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2. All proceeds go to local, national and international […] [Read More]
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16th annual PEZ gathering open to public May 3

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STAMFORD–The 16th annual Northeast PEZ Collectors Gathering will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 E. Main St. General admission is $5. For more information, visit www.pezgathering.com or call 843-868-1739. [Read More]
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Westhill stages ‘Urinetown’ April 25-26 & May 2-3

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STAMFORD–Westhill High School will be staging a production of “Urinetown: The Musical” from 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 125 Roxbury Road. There will also be performances on May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.westhilltheater.org [Read More]
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Greenwich sex abuse trial begins with victim testimony

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The Stamford trial of former Greenwich resident Ronald Joseph began Tuesday with the hours long testimony a 23-year-old girl who said had been sexually assaulted by Joseph for years since she was about eight years old. The woman, whose name is not being disclosed by The Advocate to protect her identity, said Joseph, 52, began […] [Read More]
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