Month: October 2021

Gun Buyback Event this Saturday in Norwalk

Norwalk, CT – On Thursday, City officials and residents highlighted the importance of removing unsafe guns from the community and encouraged the public to turn in unwanted firearms this Saturday at a gun buyback event in Norwalk. “We are doing everything we can to keep firearms out of the wrong hands where they may become…

Bridgeport DPH Director Jackson-Shaheed announces free COVID-19 testing available at North Branch Library

Bridgeport, CT – Bridgeport Department of Public Health Director Jackson-Shaheed encourages adults and children that are not vaccinated to get FREE COVID-19 testing which is now available at the North Branch Library located at 3455 Madison Avenue. At the COVID testing location, insurance is not required, and no appointment needed; walk-ins are accepted. Onsite staff…

Department of Consumer Protection Publishes Policies and Procedures for the Regulation of Adult-Use Cannabis

The Department of Consumer Protection announced last Friday that it has published Policies and Procedures pertaining to Public Act 21-1 An Act Concerning Responsible And Equitable Regulation Of Adult-Use Cannabis. The policies and procedures for the regulation of Adult-Use Cannabis will become effective October 16, 2021. The policies and procedures are the provisions necessary to…

Saturdays Added to Autumn Open Hours for “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared:  Life in the Twenties” New 1920s Exhibition in Weston , CT

WESTON, CT – The Weston History and Culture Center (Weston Historical Society) has added additional open hours to view its new exhibition, “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking lot and museum entrance is accessed from High Acre Road. The exhibition will be open…

Housatonic Community College Holds First-Ever  Convocation and Rite of Passage Ceremony

BRIDGEPORT, CT – On Thursday, September 23, Housatonic Community College (HCC) marked the beginning of the academic school year with its first-ever Convocation and Rite of Passage Ceremony. The gathering, which took place on the college’s downtown Bridgeport campus courtyard, allowed students to affirm their commitment to their educational journeys. “Today we are delighted to…

Stamford Symphony Announces Partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Stamford, CT – Stamford Symphony is proud to announce a new partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) to launch a chamber music training program for both beginner and intermediate level students. The program is available to current GCTYO students. Starting in October, students will audition to form string quartets and receive weekly private instruction…