Monday, May 04
Senators Blumenthal, Murphy, Ayotte and Rep. Himes re-introduce resolution for National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) joined with Congressman Jim Himes (D-Conn.-4th) in re-introducing a resolution to recognize May as National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. The resolution was inspired by seven-year-old Wilton, Conn., resident Patch Angerame, who suffered a stroke while still in the womb.
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Sunday, 03 May, 2015



Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts, College of the Environment, and Green Street Teaching and Learning Center present Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter
Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts, College of the Environment, and Green Street Teaching and Learning Center; the City of Middletown, Jonah Center for Earth and Art, and many other community partners (see full list below); will present Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from Noon to 5pm at Harbor Park, located on Harbor Drive in Middletown, Connecticut. The festival will feature live music, visual art installations, a kids' activity zone, environmental education exhibits, plein air painters, a farmer's market, and a craft fair; all designed to bring the public closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River.
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May 1, 2015 - 5:23:24 AM

Stamford High Winter Percussion Wins Gold
Stamford High School (SHS) Winter Percussion Ensemble had its best showing this season in more than 10 years, taking home a Gold Medal in the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) regional championships and ranking 25 in their class at the recent Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio.
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May 1, 2015 - 3:57:02 AM

Registration is open for the Jim Fixx Memorial Day Run
The Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Threads and Treads, announces that registration for the Fifty First running of the Jim Fixx Greenwich Memorial Day Road Race is now in progress. This year’s Five Mile Run is scheduled for Monday, May 25, 2015, starting at 8:15 am. There will also be a half-mile run for children through middle school age on the Havemeyer Field Track, behind Greenwich Town Hall, immediately following the five-mile race. Runners may register in person at Threads and Treads, 17 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, during store hours. You may also register online at www.threadsandtreads.com. Information flyers may also be obtained at Greenwich Town Hall, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center and Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 5:18:06 PM

C&W Selected to Market 527,000 SF Connecticut Industrial Asset for Sale
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Investcorp has retained Cushman & Wakefield to market a 527,000-square-foot mixed-use warehouse/office property at 181 W. Johnson Avenue in Cheshire for sale. The multi-tenant facility, anchored by Macy’s regional internet fulfillment center, sits at the intersection of interstates 691 and 84 – in the heart of the desirable central Connecticut industrial market.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 3:37:28 PM

Top Student Historians Get Ready for Connecticut History Day Contest
More than 400 Connecticut middle and high school students have spent months digging into the history of the state, nation and world in preparation for the Connecticut History Day Contest taking place Saturday, May 9 at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 3:34:32 PM

Public Health Awards Announced for Contributions to State’s Drinking Water
In celebration of Connecticut Drinking Water Week, the Department of Public Health (DPH) Drinking Water Section is recognizing Connecticut water operators for their outstanding contributions to the health and safety of the state’s drinking water.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 3:32:20 PM

PPSNE Emphasizes Importance of Comprehensive Sexual Health Education
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is highlighting the importance of comprehensive sexual health education and access to all contraceptive methods, including IUDs and implants, which are the most effective methods of birth control.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 3:29:18 PM

Willy Wonka JR presented by the WTCAE Opening This Weekend at the Warner
The Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Young Actor Series is proud to present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre this Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 1:46:25 PM

Creative Connections Presents 2015 International Children’s Art Exhibit Picture the Moment
Creative Connections, a Norwalk-based non-profit international cultural education organization, will present the Spring 2015 International Children’s Art Exhibit, entitled Picture the Moment, from May 14 – September 1, 2015 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk (IMAX Theater lobby), 10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, with Opening Reception on May 14, from 5:30 – 7:30PM. The free, public exhibit features 120 selected art pieces created by students in Fairfield County and schools in the USA and 20 countries through Creative Connections’ ArtLink program. Exhibit sponsors include Fairfield County Bank and Peralta Design with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA). More
Apr 30, 2015 - 10:20:18 AM

Vegas-Bred Comedy Story Teller Jo Koy Invades The Fox Theater at Foxwoods on Friday, May 15
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Comix at Foxwoods presents the hilarious stand-up storyteller Jo Koy for a one-night-only performance at The Fox Theater at Foxwoods on Friday, May 15 at 8:00 p.m.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 10:14:47 AM

Genworth, Dan Sheehan Receive Heart of Gold Award
AITE High School senior Bridget Smith is the recipient of this year’s scholarship

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The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut will host its annual Heart of Gold Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 6th at the Stamford Marriott from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Volunteer Center will honor Dan Sheehan, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at Genworth for his leadership on employee volunteerism.
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Apr 30, 2015 - 10:08:28 AM

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