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Jack Hanna & animal friends come to the Maritime Aquarium
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Celebrated zookeeper Jack Hanna will recount his adventures in the wild while displaying a menagerie of live animal friends in two special shows on Wed., May 7 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Apr 24, 2014 - 9:39:13 AM

UI: Ospreys Getting Upgrade in Ansonia
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A popular pastime for many in the spring and summer is watching ospreys flying into their nests with fresh-caught fish to feed their chicks.
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Apr 24, 2014 - 2:26:10 AM

Chelsea Piers Connecticut director Mollie Marcoux named new director of athletics at Princeton University
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Mollie Marcoux, Executive Director of Chelsea Piers Connecticut has been named the new Ford Family Director of Athletics for Princeton University. Marcoux was a legendary student-athlete at Princeton University in both ice hockey and soccer. Marcoux, currently the Executive Director of Chelsea Piers Connecticut, joined Chelsea Piers Management in 1995 and has played an integral role in the creation and management of both the New York and Connecticut sports complexes.
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Apr 23, 2014 - 7:05:09 AM

Westport Public Library to host Women and Finance for Financial Literacy Month
Catamount Wealth Management proudly partners with Westport Public Library in celebration of Financial Literacy Month to host an evening of Women and Finance. The evening will feature Mahnaz Mahdavi, distinguished Smith College Professor of Economics and the Ann F. Kaplan '67 Director of the Smith College Center for Women and Financial Independence who will speak on the need for improvement in women’s financial knowledge.
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Apr 23, 2014 - 5:44:30 AM

Barbara Taylor Bradford to speak at Stamford's Ferguson Library May 8
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Number 1 New York Times bestselling author, Barbara Taylor Bradford, will be the featured speaker at The Friends of The Ferguson Library’s Book & Author Tea on Thursday, May 8 at 2.p.m. The elegant high tea, with tea service by the Royal Tea Company, will take place at The Ferguson Library’s Third Floor Auditorium, Bedford & Broad Streets, Stamford. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for Friends members and $40 for guests. Registration information is online at www.fergusonlibrary.org. Call 203 351-8275 for information. Book sale and signing to follow.
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Apr 23, 2014 - 12:04:47 AM

Malloy: With application approved company expected to move jobs into Oxford
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced that the Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) has approved its first pre-application for a business located within the recently created Waterbury-Oxford Airport Development Zone, which was formed in August 2013. The business, Autonomy Technology, Inc. (ATI), has applied to take advantage of the tax incentives available to eligible businesses within the zone.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 4:24:33 PM

Edward Nusbaum Selected Connecticut Top 10 Family Lawyer
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Edward Nusbaum, co-founder and principal of Nusbaum & Parrino, PC, has been selected as a Top 10 Attorney in Connecticut by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 1:11:02 PM

Western CT legislators advocate state funding for Cultural Alliance of Western CT
Recognizing the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut as a leader in promoting and advocating for arts, history, and culture as a primary driver of the economy in Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield Counties, members of the Western Connecticut legislative delegation have proposed a bill in the General Assembly to provide support to the Cultural Alliance. Through the expansion of the State’s current arts grants to include the Cultural Alliance, the act would appropriate $79,000, administered through the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, and effectively open the doors for the Cultural Alliance to be recognized annually as a Connecticut state budget line item. With offices at 287 Main Street, Danbury, the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is the only regional service organization working to leverage the arts to grow the regional economy and ensure better access to arts and culture for all residents and visitors in Western Connecticut.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 12:02:37 PM

State to Conduct Exercise on Managing Emergency Medications
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), in conjunction with other state partners, will conduct a full-scale exercise to test the state’s ability to obtain emergency medical supplies from the federal Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). The exercise takes place this week.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 11:44:45 AM

Empire State Realty Trust's First Stamford Place Leases to American Express
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) ("ESRT"), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, has leased 10,842 square feet at 100 First Stamford Place, in Stamford, CT, to American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 7:42:26 AM

Tennis CT Serves up Five USTA Connecticut Championship Contenders
Tennis CT, a tennis management company operating seven tennis facilities in southwestern Connecticut, on Monday announced that of the 19 teams that have qualified for the USTA Connecticut Jr. Team Tennis Championships during the 2013-2014 Winter Season, five are from Tennis CT’s clubs.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 7:41:10 AM

New Raveis.com Debuted
William Raveis, chairman and chief executive officer of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, recently unveiled the company’s latest innovation: a complete redesign of raveis.com. The new design includes bigger, more prominent photos, unparalleled search capabilities, industry-leading access to housing data and an Agent Website that puts agents first.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 7:20:41 AM

Artist Jim Grabowski to be featured at Geary Gallery
This May, the Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “Jim Grabowski: Inventing Abstracts” featuring the abstracts and acrylic landscapes of New Britain painter, Jim Grabowski. His exhibit runs May 6 – 31 at the Geary Gallery located at 576 Boston Post Road in Darien.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 5:53:24 AM

Norwalk Hospital Announces Use of Miniature Cardiac Monitor
Norwalk Hospital has become the first hospital in Fairfield County to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System in a patient, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available. Dr. Joseph J. Tiano, electrophysiologist with Cardiology Associates of Fairfield County, P.C., implanted four of these devices in patients at Norwalk Hospital last week.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 5:39:23 AM

CFE/Save the Sound Celebrate and Protect Land, Air, and Water this Earth Day
It’s a very busy Earth Day for Connecticut’s land, air, and water and for Long Island Sound. Here are just a few things that Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program Save the Sound have going on this week.
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Apr 22, 2014 - 12:22:42 AM

Lauren DiNardo charity rock ‘n’ roll Couture Fashion show features “Women That Rock” to benefit Jane Doe No More at The Ridgefield Playhouse
The Ridgefield Playhouse will turn into a design house on Friday, May 16, when "Women That Rock", women who give back to their communities, will model the “inner rock star” duds of designer Lauren DiNardo at her Rock and Roll Couture Fashion show. Wine and food tastings, fashion, The Cake Box custom cupcakes inspired by Lauren DiNardo’s designs, rock & roll make-up tips from Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, auction items, massages from Hands That Rock, Pole Fitness with FormFitting Fitness and more will be available in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. before the 7:30 p.m. fashion spectacular. Guest speaker is Donna Palomba, who founded Jane Doe No More, Inc., a non-profit that helps victims of sexual assault after her experiences with the system as a victim herself. Her story was featured on Dateline NBC, and she has written a book about her 15-year struggle to find her identity. Ms. Palomba’s inspirational story will be followed by the Lauren DiNardo rock and roll couture fashion show, starring celebrity models. This event is part of Hamlet Hub’s "A Whole New You" Series?and is underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa and FormFitting Fitness of Brookfield, CT. with media sponsor WPLR 99.1fm/The Fox 95.5fm.
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Apr 21, 2014 - 4:04:21 AM

Hartford Wolf Pack 2, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 0
Dov Grumet-Morris had his first shutout of the season Saturday night at the XL Center, stopping 23 shots as the Hartford Wolf Pack finished their season with a 2-0 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
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Apr 21, 2014 - 1:33:15 AM

STAR Walk, Roll & Stroll Includes Day at the Ballpark on May 4
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The 9th Annual STAR Walk, Roll and Stroll is moving this year to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The Walk and Family Fun Day is a celebration and fundraiser to benefit individuals who have intellectual disabilities and programs offered by STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way. The O’Connor family of Darien will serve as Chairpersons of the Walk this year. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. and the Walk kick-off is 10:15 a.m., with a walking route suitable for any ability (walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and baby joggers are welcome!). All attendees will receive vouchers for parking, lunch at the ballpark, a tee shirt and tickets for special seating at the Bridgeport Bluefish vs. Maryland Crabs baseball game being played after the Walk at 1:05 pm. Approximately 800 walkers and volunteers are expected to attend. The event benefits infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Southwestern Connecticut who are served by STAR, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization since 1952.
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Apr 18, 2014 - 8:52:36 AM

Bluefish resign Winston Abreu
The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the signing of pitcher Winston Abreu. Abreu returns to Bridgeport for the second straight year during his 19th season of professional baseball.
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Apr 17, 2014 - 5:02:02 PM

CL&P Launches Home Energy Reports Program
Starting the week of April 21, more than 340,000 Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) customers will be automatically enrolled in a new, free energy-saving service called Home Energy Reports, an Energize Connecticut initiative.
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Apr 17, 2014 - 1:01:02 PM

CT's first national register building opens the door to Hartford's future
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Plans for Hartford’s revitalization have included everything from construction of affordable apartments and retail stores to the iQuilt plan, which creates a walkable and welcoming downtown region. But Connecticut Landmarks is capitalizing on a singular opportunity to strengthen Hartford by completing its multi-year renovation of the historic Amos Bull House located at 59 South Prospect Street. The remodeled building will serve as a dynamic community center and exciting educational hub for the south downtown neighborhood.
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Apr 17, 2014 - 10:57:29 AM

CT ready for opening of fishing season
Opening Day of the Trout Fishing Season is Saturday, April 19th and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has the State’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds stocked and ready. Approximately 389,000 trout have already been released this spring into 100 lakes and ponds and 194 rivers and streams throughout Connecticut and are awaiting Opening Day anglers. DEEP’s spring trout stocking effort began in early March and will continue through the end of May. When the spring stockings are completed, DEEP expects to have stocked over 610,000 trout.
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Apr 17, 2014 - 10:45:49 AM

Creativity Catapults Stamford Teams to Odyssey World Finals
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Four Stamford teams displayed extraordinary creativity in the 33rd CT Odyssey of the Mind Tournament earning a place in the World Finals at Iowa State University next month. The students competed in Bristol, Connecticut, against over 170 teams from towns and cities across Connecticut. Qualifying to go to the World Finals is a once in a lifetime experience, allowing students to compete and exchange ideas with other teams from China, Singapore, Germany and other countries and states in the U.S.
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Apr 16, 2014 - 2:26:31 PM

Hundreds to Walk for Stronger, Healthier Babies in Stamford
On Saturday, May 3 at Commons Park at Harbor Point in Stamford, hundreds of families and business leaders will join together to March for Babies—the March of Dimes walk honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Funds raised help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, neonatal intensive care unit family support programs and advocacy efforts for stronger, healthier babies. Families will enjoy bounce houses, music, face painting and more.
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Apr 16, 2014 - 5:38:04 AM

Enjoy Easter on the Avenue at Morello Italian Bistro
Spring is in full swing on Greenwich Avenue, and this Easter, Morello Italian Bistro will offer twists on classic holiday dishes that the whole family can enjoy. Whether for lunch or dinner, dining inside or al fresco, guests will be sure to have a memorable Easter with friends and family at Morello.
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Apr 15, 2014 - 5:49:24 PM

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