Thursday, Aug 17
Insurance Commissioner Warns Of Phone Caller Posing as Department Staff
Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine L. Wade is advising consumers to be wary of a phone caller who identified herself as an Insurance Department employee and is asking people for their insurance information.
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Wednesday, 16 August, 2017

Fall Direct Service Volunteer Training Session
The Women’s Center is now accepting applications for our fall 2017 dual Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Certification program. This 48-hour training class certifies volunteers to perform crisis intervention at the Center during business hours or from home when the Center is closed; it is a prerequisite for court advocate, counselor advocate, group facilitator, and other advanced direct service volunteer positions. Day and evening training classes begin Tuesday, September 5th, and meet through late month in the Center’s 2nd floor Training Room at 8 West Street in Danbury.
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:30:07 AM

Appreciating Art: Is Art Good, Bad, Real, or Fake? A Program by Professor Philip Eliasoph at Pequot Library
Who defines good and bad art? Come learn the answer from award-winning, Fairfield University art history professor Philip Eliasoph during his 7:30 p.m. program on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Appreciating Art: Is Art Good, Bad, Real, or Fake? at the Pequot Library in Southport.
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:22:54 AM

See a partial solar eclipse in Westport
IF THE SKIES ARE CLEAR - Visit the Westport Astronomical Society for views of a partial solar eclipse on August 21st. One of the most memorable astronomical events of our lifetimes is about to take place as a total solar eclipse dazzles viewers across the United States. The big show will occur along a narrow path of totality less than 70 miles wide stretching from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, and you should make every effort to be within that path.
Aug 15, 2017 - 2:15:22 AM

Malloy: CTTransit bus service will expand to the UConn Storrs campus beginning August 31
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker last week announced that beginning August 13, the existing CTtransit bus route that services destinations between Hartford and Tolland is expanding further east and will now include new stops in Storrs. The route extension will – for the first time ever – provide UConn students, faculty, and staff the ability to connect to the main UConn campus in Storrs, the downtown Hartford campus, and UConn Health in Farmington via public transit, in addition to a wide variety of other destinations in between.
Aug 14, 2017 - 8:20:43 AM

Conn. Leads $5.5M Multistate Settlement with Nationwide Insurance Company over 2012 Data Breach
Connecticut has joined with 31 other states and the District of Columbia in a $5.5 million settlement with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company, that resolves the states' investigation into a 2012 data breach that exposed sensitive personal information of 1.2 million consumers across the country, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull announced last week.
Aug 14, 2017 - 2:39:46 AM

CT Sun Feature Planned Parenthood
The Connecticut Sun WNBA team is highlighting Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) as the Community Spotlight organization at its August 23 game. Special discounted tickets are available for the basketball game, with a portion of ticket sales benefitting PPSNE.
Aug 14, 2017 - 2:37:09 AM

New Country's 4th Annual Stuff the MINI School Supply Drive for Hartford Students
Hartford auto dealer New Country MINI Cooper of Hartford is continuing its support of local students with the 4th Annual “Stuff the MINI to the Max” charity campaign. From August 14th through August 27th, New Country MINI will accept donations of backpacks and school supplies for Hartford Public School children. Then on August 28th a caravan of MINI's will transport all of the donated supplies to the Hartford Public Schools’ Welcome Center to help kick off a wonderful new school year.
Aug 14, 2017 - 2:34:00 AM

It Pops Up and Disappears
Pop into a special fall Pop Up show by the Westport Artists Collective on Wednesday, September 6 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m at the Westport Arts Center. The Pop Up is free and open to the public, and will be on view through Saturday, September 9. The Pop Up can also be previewed during the day on September 6.
Aug 14, 2017 - 2:05:06 AM

Norwalk River Rowing Fall Registration Begins
Registration is now open for the Fall Varsity, Novice, Masters and Learn to Row programs at Norwalk River Rowing Association (NRRA). This fall season features programs for conditioning, fitness and learning for rowers of all skillsets, from experienced to those who’ve never put an oar in the water. By working with NRRA’s experienced coaches and staff, participants can significantly improve their rowing skills and enjoy the fall season out on the water.
Aug 14, 2017 - 1:52:12 AM

Charter Oak Brewery at the Hempsted Houses
Love beer? Ever wonder about its history? Why is an IPA called an IPA? Charter Oak Brewing Company may be the newest brewery in the state, but they sure know their brew history. On Friday, August 18th at 6 pm, join Scott Vallely of Charter Oak Brewing as he brings his knowledge – and his beer – to this Hempsted brew-haha.
Aug 11, 2017 - 9:08:43 AM

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education Welcomes New Executive Director
The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education (The Center) welcomes a new Executive Director, Quentin Ball, to lead the organization. Per Quentin, “I am thrilled to take over from Ivonne Zucco, under whose leadership The Center was recently awarded the Impact Fairfield County grant. This grant, coupled with a robust counseling program and a far-reaching preventative education program, positions The Center for a successful 2017-18 fiscal year.”
Aug 8, 2017 - 8:52:27 AM

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