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Darien Native Peter Saverine Paints Shoreline Favorites
Darien native and local artist, Peter Saverine, paints scenes inspired by his life along coastal Fairfield County. Sometimes it’s a Wednesday evening ride by the beach when the youth sailing regatta is winding up before sunset. Other times it’s looking out at Greens Ledge Lighthouse from a Roton Point vantage or walking by Darien’s Rings End bridge. His color blending and simple subject matter has been called, “Relaxing, happy, and nostalgic of summer days gone past.”
Sep 22, 2017 - 5:19:38 AM

Tony award-winning musical now playing at Curtain Call
The bases are loaded with the potential for musical theatre magic as DAMN YANKEES play at The Kweskin Theatre for five weeks beginning September 15.
Sep 21, 2017 - 3:57:43 PM

Stamford Launches City-Wide Digital Community Calendar
Stamford Mayor David Martin and Economic Development Director Thomas Madden on Tuesday announced the launch of a city-wide digital community calendar. The calendar is one of the first major initiatives taken on by the newly-established Arts & Culture Commission, and has been worked on in conjunction with is a free web service and iPhone app that will hold all local non-profit, government, and school event calendar information.
Sep 20, 2017 - 4:37:54 AM

CCADV Progresses in Efforts to Increase Domestic Violence Screening by Health Professionals; Releases Online Training Videos
Today Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) released a report detailing its latest efforts to expand the number and type of healthcare providers being trained on and screening patients for intimate partner violence (IPV). CCADV also released a series of online training videos that will assist health professionals to build their understanding and capacity to support patients experiencing IPV.
Sep 19, 2017 - 4:14:21 PM

Edward Nusbaum Named to 2018 List of Best Lawyers in America
Edward Nusbaum, co-founder and principal of Nusbaum & Parrino P.C., was recently selected by his peers for inclusion on the 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America©. With this distinction, Nusbaum ranks among the top five percent of private practice attorneys nationwide, an honor he has earned since 1995; 23 consecutive years.
Sep 19, 2017 - 8:54:53 AM

BBB Alerts Consumers about Unwittingly Buying Used Vehicles Hiding Safety-Related Secrets
Hurricane Flood-Damaged Cars Expected to Inundate Used Car Market

Connecticut Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers looking for a used car that it might look pristine, but may have hidden, extensive flood damage.
Sep 19, 2017 - 8:53:16 AM

PPSNE celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) by standing with the Latinx* community to honor their history and culture and to support expanding access to vital health care.
Sep 18, 2017 - 9:48:52 AM

Stamford Public Schools Announced Three Students as Semi-Finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program
Stamford Public Schools announced that three Westhill High School (WHS) students have been named as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Westhill High School Seniors Sarthak Behl, Bailey Paulk and Erica Shaulson are among the top 16,000 students nationwide who earned the honor of semifinalist.
Sep 18, 2017 - 9:47:15 AM

The Palace Theatre to feature works of Darien artist Jan Dilenschneider
Jan Dilenschneider, a Darien landscape artist who has championed the cause of preserving our environment in exhibits worldwide, will display her paintings in a new show titled “Paint the Beautiful World” at Stamford’s Palace Theatre.
Sep 15, 2017 - 4:10:46 PM

AG Jepsen, Investigating AGs Ask Equifax to Disable Fee-based Monitoring Services, Reimburse Fees for Security Freezes
Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with attorneys general around the country in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach impacting 143 million people.
Sep 15, 2017 - 4:09:48 PM

Connecticut DMV and Travelers Announce 10th Annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest to Promote Safety on the Road
The Department of Motor Vehicles and Travelers announced today their joint sponsorship of the 10th annual Teen Safe Driving Video contest for high school students around the state. The theme this year is: “Teen Safe Driver: Could This Be You? Every Second Matters.” DMV and Travelers partner each year to raise awareness about safety behind the wheel with the state’s youngest and most inexperienced drivers. The goal is to create peer-to-peer education and influence about developing safe driving habits.
Sep 15, 2017 - 4:08:17 PM

Malloy and Wyman announce Anthem and ConnectiCare commit to Connecticut's exchange
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today announced that Anthem and ConnectiCare Benefits, Inc. have committed to participate in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, for 2018. Approximately 100,000 Connecticut residents purchase coverage through Access Health CT.
Sep 13, 2017 - 1:58:12 PM

Poets In Conversation at NPL October 5
Join NPL, once again, this fall for Poets In Conversation at the Norwalk Public Library. Each evening will feature two poets, who will read from their works and discuss the writing life with the audience. All programs, September through December, will take place the first Thursday of the month, at 7 p.m., in the Main Reading area of the library, located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. For the second year, Norwalk’s Poet Laureate, Laurel Peterson, has brought together a diverse group of published poets for what promises to be an interesting series.
Sep 13, 2017 - 1:54:44 PM

Colliers International Group Brokers Purchase of Three Office Buildings in Stamford
Colliers International has brokered the sale of three office buildings totaling 52,000 square feet at 992 and 100 High Ridge Rd. and 1 Bank Street in downtown for $7,571,814. The buyer is local development and investment firm Kolich Holdings LLC. The sale was orchestrated by Enzennio Mallozzi, managing director of Colliers International’s Stamford office.
Sep 12, 2017 - 2:27:54 PM

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks Off New Light The Night Fall Campaign
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut/Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter will celebrate its 2017 Light The Night® announces the Fall Walk Schedule. More
Sep 12, 2017 - 2:25:23 PM

Norwalk residents receive free Aquarium admission on Sat., Sept. 16
Norwalk residents can get close to seals, sharks and sea turtles for free on Sat., Sept. 16 in a special admission offer from their grateful hometown jewel, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
Sep 12, 2017 - 2:22:45 PM

Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare Join Forces to End Hunger
This September the Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare are joining with the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks, to mark Hunger Action Month in Connecticut. Among the planned events is a September 20 conference in Hartford that aims to gather a coalition of people and organizations to work on action plans to end hunger in the state.
Sep 12, 2017 - 4:55:41 AM

Norwalk Community College Instructor wins national book award and publishing contract
Norwalk Community College adjunct instructor Meira Rosenberg of Stamford will read from her new book, "Indiana Bamboo," a novel for middle grade youth about a precocious 11-year-old girl sleuth, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 3 in the NCC Baker Library.
Sep 11, 2017 - 3:09:36 AM

WCSU Institute for Holistic Health Studies announces Wellness Wednesday workshops, more
The Western Connecticut State University Institute for Holistic Health Studies (IHHS), contained within the Department of Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences (HPX), continues its focus on promoting health and wellbeing for the community by hosting a series of new “Wellness Wednesday” workshops this semester. Wellness Wednesday workshops are one of the many educational offerings from the HPX department and the IHHS at WCSU. The series is designed to bring greater awareness to the many influences on our health and well-being, and to provide simple and easy practices to promote general health.
Sep 11, 2017 - 3:06:27 AM

DEEP Reports Small Die-off in Local White-tailed Deer Herd
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) on Friday announced that a recently-discovered die-off of several deer in the Portland area may be due to hemorrhagic disease, which is one of the most important infectious diseases affecting white-tailed deer. The cause of death could not definitively be determined due to the condition of the dead animals, but the manner in which the deer were found led DEEP biologists to suspect that hemorrhagic disease may be the cause. The DEEP Wildlife Division is encouraging anyone who observes deer appearing emaciated, behaving strangely, or lying dead along the edge of waterbodies to report the information to the DEEP’s 24-hour emergency Dispatch Center at 860-424-3333 or the DEEP Wildlife Division at 860-418-5921. The department is seeking to test other dead deer to confirm the suspicion that hemorrhagic disease is the cause.
Sep 11, 2017 - 3:00:47 AM

Ganim: Bridgeport meets HQ2 criteria for Amazon
News that Amazon is looking for another city to host its second headquarters has Mayor Ganim and Fairfield Selectman Mike Tetreau very interested to be home to the largest Internet-based retailer in the world. “We believe that the City of Bridgeport and Fairfield County have the attributes and meet the criteria that Amazon is looking for as evidence displayed in the analysis done by Market Watch, which publicized 12 cities throughout the country, Bridgeport is one of those cities selected,” explained Mayor Ganim.
Sep 11, 2017 - 2:49:55 AM

Malloy announces deployment of additional CT National Guard resources to assist with Irma reponse
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Sunday announced that the State of Connecticut has deployed 22 additional Connecticut National Guardsmen to provide support for Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
Sep 11, 2017 - 2:48:32 AM

CT Department of Revenue Services Hosts New Business “Tax Help Day”
New business owners from around Connecticut attended the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) “Tax Help Day.” The event was a sell-out at the DRS main office new location at 450 Columbus Boulevard in downtown Hartford.
Sep 7, 2017 - 4:00:00 PM

Norwalk Hospital Receives $35,000 Grant From Newman’s Own Foundation
Norwalk Hospital has received a $35,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to support specialized pediatric care services at the WCHN Pediatric Development & Therapy Center (PDTC) in Norwalk.
Sep 7, 2017 - 3:44:04 PM

WCSU Police hold cancer fundraiser in memory of lost colleagues
“A Walk to Remember,” a cancer awareness and prevention fundraiser sponsored by the Western Connecticut State University Police Benevolent Association, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, on the university’s Midtown campus at 181 White St. in Danbury. The fundraiser is open to the public with a $15 entrance fee, $10 for students.
Sep 7, 2017 - 3:41:27 PM

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Darien Native Peter Saverine Paints Shoreline Favorites
Tony award-winning musical now playing at Curtain Call
Stamford Launches City-Wide Digital Community Calendar
CCADV Progresses in Efforts to Increase Domestic Violence Screening by Health Professionals; Releases Online Training Videos
Edward Nusbaum Named to 2018 List of Best Lawyers in America
Tony award-winning musical now playing at Curtain Call
Norwalk residents receive free Aquarium admission on Sat., Sept. 16
The Simon and Garfunkel Story – a critically acclaimed concert experience is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on September 19
Curtain Call presents the Connecticut premiere of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner on Stage
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