Ignacio Laguarda, Stamford Advocate

Ignacio Laguarda

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Recent articles by Ignacio:

Stamford’s summer youth theater tradition casts the mayor in a cameo. Who will Caroline Simmons play?

Mayor Caroline Simmons will continue the long-standing tradition of the city’s mayor... → Read More

Stamford in Scotland: Actor draws on his CT roots for his one-man show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Brendan George, the son of a Stamford Board of Education member, based a lot of the... → Read More

Stamford’s new Career Pathways program launched with student-built drones because college isn’t for everyone

A drone-making workshop was meant as an informal kickoff of the pathways system, meant to... → Read More

Funeral today for Danbury family killed in murder-suicide

A funeral is planned to take place at St. Peter Church in Danbury Friday morning for a... → Read More

These Darien and Norwalk students haven’t forgotten: Their candles, bracelets raise funds for Ukraine

The students hope to continue to raise money to support the Eastern European country... → Read More

How can Stamford help slow a growing mental health crisis? 20 local organizations hope to find a way.

A group, comprised of over 20 organizations including the mayor’s office and school... → Read More

Stamford hires assistant principal from Norwalk, special education administrator from Greenwich

The new Cloonan hire spent six years in Norwalk Public Schools, including a stint as... → Read More

Stamford schools’ new security director wants more guards, cameras and ‘man traps’

Joe Kennedy, a veteran of the Stamford Police Department, wants to beef up security in Stamford schools in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting. → Read More

All Stamford elementary schools to have security guards come autumn

A resolution to add 15 security workers across the district for a price tag of $840,000... → Read More

Stamford’s restaurant inspections website remains offline three months after it was supposed to be fixed

City officials in April said the new page would be live within a few weeks, but no new... → Read More

Pie on wheels: Pieology pizza truck hits the road from Stamford to Brookfield

What debuted in Stamford, goes on four wheels and offers lots of pizza options? See it at... → Read More

Stamford students at Westhill High design concept for app to show your snack’s impact on environment

Their idea was selected as one of the top four in a recent competition involving... → Read More

Stamford-based Americares names Mastercard VP as new board chair

Susan Grossman, an executive vice president for Mastercard, was recently elected chair of... → Read More

This Stamford woman’s quilts, inspired by loss and anxiety, show visible ‘flaws.’ They’re intentional.

Margaret Cibulsky’s quilts, especially a series of hand-sewn ones she completed during... → Read More

Stamford schools have trouble finding and keeping staff. It hopes a new $178k position will fix that.

The new position of director of recruitment and retention will be held by Charmaine... → Read More

Stamford teacher who died at age 58 remembered for his selfless attitude: ‘He never said no’

Raul Font was a teacher at Stamford’s Anchor program, designed for at-risk middle and... → Read More

Stamford Fire saves two women trapped under vehicles in five-hour span: ‘Doesn’t happen every day’

One woman was trapped under a bus, the other under a train; firefighters had two rescues... → Read More

Why did Stamford’s superintendent withdraw the hybrid block schedule? A private meeting is being blamed.

An early June meeting between Stamford’s superintendent of schools Tamu Lucero and a member of the Board of Education has been cited as the reason. → Read More

Stamford teachers union president leaves behind 50-year career: ‘I’ve devoted my life to this job’

Diane Phanos’ last day as teacher union president was Thursday, putting an end to a... → Read More

A Stamford man helped save 10,000 meals for needy residents. He’s earned kudos from the New England Patriots.

As a volunteer with Stamford-based Food Rescue US, Oliver Kaufman saved meals from being... → Read More