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First County Bank Selects 3001 Stamford Square for its New Headquarters
The Ashforth Company announced that First County Bank has chosen its Stamford, CT property, 3001 Stamford Square, as the new location for the bank’s executive offices.
Oct 24, 2014 - 7:58:37 AM

Malloy: State launches Ebola information website
Residents Can Visit www.ct.gov/ebola for Useful Facts

Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday announced that the State of Connecticut has launched a website to keep residents informed regarding the Ebola virus. There will also be a hyperlink to www.ct.gov/ebola on the homepages of all state agencies.
Oct 24, 2014 - 6:59:49 AM

Tickets On Sale for The Nutcracker at Westport Country Playhouse
Ballet Etudes Company (BEC)(www.balletetudescompany.com) announced the return of their time honored production of The Nutcracker to the Westport Country Playhouse. Audiences will once again be transported to Clara’s dream world and enjoy this family-friendly classic, set to the music of Tchaikovsky. Tickets are on sale now for BEC’s full-length performance on Saturdays, December 6 & 13, and Sunday, December 7, with show times of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. There will be an accompanying Nutcracker boutique in the lobby, offering a range of related memorabilia for fans of all ages.
Oct 24, 2014 - 12:24:37 AM

Mayor Martin Addresses Emergency Managers Regarding Stamford’s Ebola Preparedness
Earlier this month Governor Malloy issued an order declaring a public health emergency as a precautionary measure in response to cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Today, Stamford Mayor David Martin announced that the City of Stamford has been monitoring and preparing to safeguard the community and first responders since July.
Oct 23, 2014 - 11:05:42 PM

Malloy: CT investment in bioscience continues to pay dividends
Governor Malloy today announced that a new, state-of-the art genomics research facility is being established in Branford by the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai, a leader in biomedical research, medical and scientific training and patient care, is expanding into Connecticut and anticipates creating 142 new full time jobs over the next five years.
Oct 23, 2014 - 2:23:27 PM

Southbury, CT retail center sells for $1.9M
Investment sales broker Northeast Private Client Group has announced the sale of Southford Center, a multi-tenant mixed-use property located at 1481 Southford Road in Southbury, CT. David Almeida, a senior associate in the firm’s Bridgeport office, represented the seller exclusively in the $1,900,000 transaction, which closed on October 16.
Oct 23, 2014 - 11:03:04 AM

Energize Connecticut: Energy Efficiency Gains in South Windsor Expected to Increase as Residents Prepare for Winter Heating Season
The Town of South Windsor, the South Windsor Energy Committee, Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas are encouraging South Windsor residents to participate in “Energize South Windsor” before the campaign concludes at the end of the year.
Oct 23, 2014 - 6:01:27 AM

Survey acknowledges WCSU as a leader in promoting social mobility
Western ranks No. 1 in Connecticut and No. 11 nationwide in recent study

In May 2014, Science magazine published a special issue about “Haves and Have-Nots: The Science of Inequality.” One of the key points raised — that the gap between rich and poor in the United States is growing — caught the attention of CollegeNET and PayScale, which combined efforts recently to create a social mobility index (SMI) to “comparatively assess the role of our higher education system in providing a conduit for economic and social advancement.”
Oct 23, 2014 - 5:41:07 AM

Whittingham Cancer Center Receives Three Year Re-Accreditation with Commendation
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (CoC) has granted a Three-Year Approval with Commendation to the cancer program at the Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.
Oct 23, 2014 - 5:39:05 AM

Wolf Pack make two roster moves
Mackenzie Skapski Reassigned to Hartford from Greenville, Chris McCarthy Assigned to ECHL

Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced Wednesday that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned goaltender Mackenzie Skapski to the Wolf Pack from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and have reassigned forward Chris McCarthy from the Wolf Pack to Greenville.
Oct 22, 2014 - 11:08:31 PM

Author to Discuss Book on Giorgio de Chirico at Neuberger Museum of Art, Oct. 27
Author Ara H. Merjian will discuss his newly published book, Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris, at the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College on Monday October 27, at 4:30 pm. Merjian's book examines how de Chirico’s metaphysical cityscapes redirected the course of modernist painting and the modern architectural imagination.
Oct 22, 2014 - 6:12:57 PM

DRS: State tax registration initiative is big success
Saying, “Even small changes can make a big difference,” Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan announced today that an initiative to get businesses properly registered for state tax purposes is proving to be a big success. The initiative has already brought 3,951 businesses back into compliance and collected $12.4 million owed to the state.
Oct 22, 2014 - 5:35:46 PM

Merrill: All CT 2014 Ballots Now Viewable Online
Secretary of the State Urges Connecticut Voters to Familiarize Themselves with the Ballots for Their City or Town

With just under two weeks to go before the 2014 general election, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday announced to Connecticut voters that ballots for all Connecticut cities and towns are now available for viewing online. Secretary Merrill is also urging the more than 1.94 million registered voters in Connecticut to familiarize themselves with the general election ballots by going online to the Secretary of the State’s website www.sots.ct.gov/vote and following the link to see the ballot in their town. The direct link to the town ballots is:
Oct 22, 2014 - 11:43:04 AM

Sacred Heart University breaks ground on new residence hall
Sacred Heart University broke ground today on a new 87,000-square-foot, 216-bed residence hall to be built on the corner of Jefferson Street and Park Avenue across from the nearly completed Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center.
Oct 22, 2014 - 11:33:10 AM

Creedence Clearwater Revisited plays the best of classic rock live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, November 1
The exhilarating energy of Creedence Clearwater Revival is captured by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame original members Stu Cook (bass) and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford (drums) in Creedence Clearwater Revisited (CCR). The legend continues when this high-octane group performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, November 1, 8 p.m. There is nothing like hearing CCR’s greatest hits live -- “Fortunate Son”, “Bad Moon Rising”, “Suzie Q”, “Who’ll Stop the Rain”, “Down on the Corner”, “Travelin’ Band”, “Up Around the Bend” and more. Gold Circle tickets include a cocktail party with open bar and hors-d’oeuvre from 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Special guest is Doug Wahlberg Band, a rock-blues band with an international following. Bartolo (103 Danbury Rd., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of house wine with dinner the night of this event when ticket is presented. This show is partially underwritten by Cucumber & Chamomile and is part of the Xfinity Rock Series.
Oct 22, 2014 - 6:14:02 AM

DEEP Recruits Volunteers Bird Research Project
Training Provided at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is recruiting volunteers to participate in Project FeederWatch and to maintain its bird feeding stations. On Saturday, November 1 at 1:00 p.m., volunteers will be trained in Project FeederWatch protocols at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby.
Oct 21, 2014 - 9:58:43 AM

UI Announces Planned Outages in New Haven
In order to accommodate electric system upgrades that will help ensure reliable service in the future, The United Illuminating Company has scheduled service outages in the East Rock and Upper State Street neighborhoods of New Haven on Sunday, Nov. 2.
Oct 20, 2014 - 9:56:34 AM

The Loft Artists Association presents “Roads and Bridges”
For all those who have ever considered where they’ve been, where they are, and where they’re headed, “Roads and Bridges” is an exhibition of artwork by members of the Loft Artists focusing on the road as symbolizing the way, and the bridge as representing the transition from one situation, condition, or phase of life to another.
Oct 20, 2014 - 6:32:37 AM

Mystic Aquarium’s 8th Annual Run Walk for the Penguins a Success
Over 800 participants gathered at Mystic Aquarium to participate in the 8th Annual Penguin Run/Walk to benefit the endangered African penguin. Taking home top honors in the Men’s division was Thomas Martin of Northford, CT, with a time of 18:16 seconds. Anne Leonard Blake of West Hartford, CT, was the Women’s Division winner with a time of 20:23 seconds.
Oct 20, 2014 - 6:31:04 AM

Hershey Bears 1, Hartford Wolf Pack 0 (OT)
Jason Missiaen made 36 saves for the Hartford Wolf Pack Sunday at the XL Center, but Casey Wellman’s rebound goal with 1.5 seconds remaining in overtime gave the Hershey Bears a 1-0 win.
Oct 19, 2014 - 11:20:14 PM

Sound Tigers win it thanks to Zolnierczyk, Lee
Harry Zolnierczyk tied the game with 12.1 seconds left and Anders Lee won it in overtime, as the Sound Tigers won a thriller over the Springfield Falcons, 4-3.
Oct 19, 2014 - 8:27:15 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 2, Portland Pirates 1
In a physical home opener, the Hartford Wolf Pack defeated the Portland Pirates 2-1 Saturday night at the XL Center.
Oct 19, 2014 - 10:10:54 AM

Sound Tigers upended by Devils
Paul Thompson scored a shorthanded goal with 44 seconds left in the third to propel the Albany Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
Oct 19, 2014 - 10:09:37 AM

Blumenthal calls on CDC to adopt CT's more stringent standards to protect public from Ebola
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today called on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to adopt Connecticut’s more stringent standards for quarantine and isolation to protect the public from Ebola. Blumenthal’s statement comes one day after a Yale University graduate student who had visited Liberia was hospitalized in New Haven with Ebola-like symptoms. The student has since tested negative for Ebola. Last week, Governor Dan Malloy preemptively declared a Public Health Emergency regarding Ebola to authorize the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health to take additional steps should a potential case be identified.
Oct 17, 2014 - 10:31:36 AM

Connecticut Officials to FERC: Rehear and Investigate
State officials have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to grant a rehearing of a notice issued last month that allowed ISO-New England's eighth forward capacity auction (FCA 8) results to go into effect without any determination that the auction results were just, reasonable and free from the exercise of market power.
Oct 17, 2014 - 9:55:19 AM

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