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Governor Lamont extends state’s severe cold weather protocol through February 2, urges residents to prepare for below normal temperatures for next two weeks

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that due to trends in the forecast indicating that temperatures in Connecticut will generally average about 10 degrees below normal for the next two weeks, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather protocol – which he activated on Friday, January 14 – to remain in…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to elect new Chairman of the Board Douglas E. Hempstead to succeed Patsy R. Brescia

Norwalk, CT – Douglas E. Hempstead, Vice Chairman of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees, succeeding longtime LMMM Chairman Patsy R. Brescia, who served for over a decade and led the museum during a period of remarkable growth. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Brescia led the fundraising efforts…

Murder on the Orient Express pulls into Stamford

With a train full of suspects and an alibi for each one, Agatha Christie’s Murder On the Orient Express is the perfect mystery for world famous detective Hercule Poirot. Now Stamford area sleuths will have a chance to see this new stage adaptation of Christie’s masterpiece when it plays in Curtain Call’s Dressing Room Theatre…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Update on 2022 Season

“Kim’s Convenience,” the play that spawned the multi-season series on Netflix, replaces “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” two new directors come on board, and four plays have shortened runs in 2022 Westport Country Playhouse announces updates to its 2022 season playing from April through October, including a change in the production lineup, the addition of two new directors,…

First County Bank Foundation Now Accepting Annual CommunityFirst Grant Applications

Online Applications due by 3/31/22 STAMFORD, CT – First County Bank Foundation announces that applications for the Annual CommunityFirst grant program are now being accepted. Eligible nonprofit organizations must submit their application online by the deadline of March 31, 2022. To be eligible for consideration, organizations must serve the communities of Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Fairfield,…

Norwalk Public Library is now Fine Free

Norwalk, CT – 2022 is here and new years brings new things. The Norwalk Public Library is excited to announce that as of January 3, 2022, it will be fully fine free. NPL was partially ‘fine free’ beginning last June with children’s cards as a pilot after Library Director, Sherelle Harris, shared with the Library…

Governor Lamont announces state distribution of 670,000 COVID-19 rapid self-tests for K-12 schools and early childcare providers

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced on Tuesday that the State of Connecticut distributed on that same day an allocation of 670,000 COVID-19 rapid self-tests to public and private K-12 schools and early childcare providers statewide. The governor explained that this allocation is the first phase of his administration’s distribution of self-tests for schools…