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Norwalk Community Health Center in top 10% of health centers nationwide
The US Department of Health and Social Services has recognized Norwalk Community Health Center, Inc. (NCHC) among the top 10% of health centers nationally for clinical quality. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), NCHC, a nonprofit 501(c)3 healthcare provider, is one of only 150 Health Centers out of more than 1,400 nationwide to achieve this gold standard milestone.
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Sep 17, 2019 - 5:28:15 AM

CT gas prices fall before an anticipated jump because of SA blast
Connecticut gas prices have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,540 stations. Gas prices in Connecticut are 15.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 37.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. More
Sep 16, 2019 - 12:14:07 PM

NBCUniversal Executives Host Panel of Digital Media Experts
On Monday, September 23, 2019, Stamford Innovation Week (SiW) and NBCUniversal’s Stamford Media Center will partner to present Digital Media Fest – an EXPO of local digital talent followed by a panel for media and marketing executives at the Stamford Media Center (307 Atlantic Street in downtown Stamford). The Digital Media EXPO will run from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm and is targeted for entrepreneurs, investors, business developers, designers, marketers, and service providers who want to discover new ideas in digital media. The panel will feature techniques and technologies used by NBCUniversal to promote their media brands.
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Sep 16, 2019 - 12:07:38 PM

American Family Care Diagnoses 1st Case of Flu
As American Family Care reports that they diagnosed the first case of the flu this season they want to remind the option of the flu vaccine. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate is the question for many healthy adults when it comes to the flu. While some people may refuse based on past experience or incorrect information, Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of American Family Care (AFC), warns that no one is immune to potentially serious complications from the flu virus. More
Sep 10, 2019 - 8:31:13 AM

TFI Envision wins 19 AGDA Awards so far
TFI Envision, Inc. is pleased to share the results of their initial entries in the American Graphic Design & Advertising 32 Awards (AGDA).
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Sep 10, 2019 - 8:29:23 AM

Join the Norwalk Health Department's Emergency Response Team
The Norwalk Health Department needs adults who live or work in the Norwalk and New Canaan areas for key positions on its Emergency Response Team (ERT). This team of volunteers—which includes people with both medical and non-medical backgrounds—donates their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies and to promote healthy living year-round.
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Sep 10, 2019 - 8:28:15 AM

Edward Nusbaum Named to 2020 List of Best Lawyers in America
Family Law Attorney Recognized for 26 Consecutive Years

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Edward Nusbaum, a Westport-based family law attorney, was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2020. He has been rated Best Lawyers in America for 26 consecutive years and ranks among the top five percent of private practice attorneys nationwide.
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Sep 10, 2019 - 8:26:06 AM

SHU debuts in national rankings of best colleges by U.S. News & World report

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For the first time in Sacred Heart University history, the college known for having the happiest students engaged in community service, was elevated to the national listing of U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges. According to the U.S.News website, “schools in the National Universities category offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus masters and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research or award professional practice doctorates.” While Sacred Heart has been thriving and growing for the last 56 years, ranking on this list of the most prestigious national universities is evidence that the once commuter school has arrived on the national higher education scene.
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Sep 10, 2019 - 8:23:20 AM

Grease playing at Kweskin Theatre in Stamford for the first time
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Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip to the fabulous fifties with the original rock ‘n roll musical, Grease, playing for the first time in The Kweskin Theatre, Stamford! This long-running musical smash opened on Broadway in 1972, just a few months before the Kweskin Theatre opened. Playing September 12 through October 12, several dates are already sold out.
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Sep 4, 2019 - 3:13:05 AM

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Domestic Violence Crisis Center Selected as Co-Beneficiaries of Nordstrom Pre-Opening Party “Nordstrom Night Out”
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) will reap the rewards of the greatly anticipated opening of Fairfield County’s very own Nordstrom in Norwalk, CT. The highly-esteemed retailer graciously selected these organizations as the recipients of all proceeds from ticket sales, while they generously underwrite the entire cost of what promises to be a spectacular and elegant event. While fashion promises to abound, Nordstrom will also provide the attendees with a chance to learn more about the critical work these organizations are doing in Fairfield County.
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Sep 4, 2019 - 12:10:04 AM

Stepping Stones Museum for Children to Take Visitors on a Back-To-Schol Night Adventure on Sept 5
We’ve made it through the Dog Days of Summer and in the cities and towns throughout our region, the first school bells of the year are ringing. Each year, Stepping Stones Museum for Children taps into the new-year-euphoria with its one-of-a-kind event. Join them on Thursday, September 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm for their annual Get Into It! FREE: Back-to-School Night Community Celebration as the museum stays open late with FREE admission, free school supplies and a program jam-packed with fun. More
Sep 2, 2019 - 9:00:38 AM

8th Annual Health Wellness & Lifestyle Expo 2019 coming this September to Stamford
Experience an extraordinary, life-changing two-day event at the 8th Annual Health Wellness & Lifestyle Expo 2019 presented by WABC-TV with special thanks to Stamford Health, Exclusive Healthcare Partner at its NEW location – the Harbor Point Boardwalk in Stamford, CT. Expo 2019 will feature over 150 exhibitors in addition to Stamford Health, group yoga, dance and fitness classes featuring top fitness instructors from throughout the area, 11 different zones showcasing pet wellness, healthy restaurants, food and beverages, activewear, organic craft beer, wine, and spirits, live music, and a kids zone featuring interactive and educational activities. Admission and parking are FREE.
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Sep 2, 2019 - 3:22:34 AM

CABE Recognized Stamford BOE Member Betsy Allyn
Betsy Allyn, a member of the Stamford Board of Education (BOE), recently achieved the level of Certificated Board of Education Member in the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Board Member Academy for the 2018-2019 school year.
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Aug 30, 2019 - 5:21:02 AM

The Chris and Paul Show, Stamford High School students to appear on semi-finals on NBC's Bring the Funny
Chris O’Neill and Paul Valente have literally been clowning around since they were students at Stamford High School. But this week The Chris and Paul had the nation laughing as the duo moved to the semi- finals of Bring The Funny on NBC.
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Aug 30, 2019 - 3:19:39 AM

New Cancer Clinical Trials Open at Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals
Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital received approval to join NRG Oncology as primary clinical research sites. This means that patients at Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital now have expanded access to the latest breast cancer, radiation oncology, and gynecologic cancer clinical trials that are only available to NRG Oncology members.
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Aug 30, 2019 - 2:26:18 AM

Westport Country Playhouse and Westport Library Partner for Free-of-Charge Documentary Screening about Kenya’s Illicit Ivory Market
Westport Country Playhouse and The Westport Library are partnering to present a free-of-charge screening of the documentary, “When Lambs Become Lions,” directed by Jon Kasbe, about the illicit ivory market in Kenya, on Monday, September 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Library’s Komansky Room. The film is presented in conjunction with the Playhouse’s October production of “Mlima’s Tale,” a powerful, theatrical fable about a magnificent Kenyan elephant named Mlima hunted for his coveted ivory tusks.
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Aug 28, 2019 - 1:57:17 AM

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz and Senator Moore commemorate Black Women's Equal Pay Day
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Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Senator Marilyn Moore, and women’s equality advocates on Thursday commemorated Black Women’s Equal Pay Day at MClevy Green in Bridgeport with advocates from the Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF), Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, and the Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women.
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Aug 23, 2019 - 1:34:01 AM

Stamford Public Schools Announces New Location and Name for All Alternative Education Programs
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that all SPS alternative education programs (RISE, LEAP and the new SPS middle school program) will be located at 68 Southfield Avenue for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, instead of ARTS, the collective name for all SPS alternative education programs will be SPS Anchor.
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Aug 23, 2019 - 1:31:55 AM

Evening of Events at SM&NC: Nathalia Edenmont Opening and Farm-to-Table Supper
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Stamford Museum & Nature Center invites the public to register for a special evening of events on Thursday, September 19, featuring the exhibition opening reception of Fruitfulness by Nathalia Edenmont, followed by SM&NC’s signature Fall Farm-to-Table Supper ($150/person), prepared by award-winning chef, Alison Milwe Grace.
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Aug 20, 2019 - 5:54:28 AM

Stamford artist Joyce Grasso to show work at Pequot Library in solo exhibition
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Joyce Grasso, the Stamford-based artist who won Pequot Library’s 2018 juried art show, Wet Paint, will be showing her work in a solo exhibition at the Library starting September 6, 2019. Each year, Pequot Library accepts over 100 works to its juried art show, which is entering its 22nd year. Grasso’s show, Coastal Expressions, features abstract seascapes the artist describes as creating a “feeling of place” with “bold colors, multiple layers and varied textures.” This exhibition also highlights Grasso’s mixed media collages with hand-painted acrylic papers on cradleboard. An opening reception for the exhibition is planned for September 5, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Pequot Library.
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Aug 19, 2019 - 5:49:42 AM

Norwalk PL Offers Fall Creative Writing Workshop Series Beginning September 16
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Challenge your imagination in a new six-week creative writing program at Norwalk Public Library, led by author and writing teacher Kim Kovach. Inspiration for this series will be the murals and paintings created by Connecticut artists as part of the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) program in the 1920s. Sessions will meet Mondays, September 16, 23 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 11:30 - 1 p.m. Sign-up today for this fun, creative writing experience.
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Aug 19, 2019 - 5:21:20 AM

BBB Tip: Back to School Shopping
How to save money in Connecticut during your back to school shopping

It may seem like you still have a little time left for summer fun—but it's already time to start thinking back–to–school.
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Aug 16, 2019 - 5:48:38 AM

Department of Health Larviciding Mosquitos with West Nile Virus in Stamford
In response to the state’s Mosquito Management Program’s announcement of mosquitoes in Stamford testing positive for West Nile virus, the City of Stamford’s Department of Health is enacting measures to control the local mosquito population and advises residents to address conditions that may attract mosquitos.
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Aug 16, 2019 - 5:47:21 AM

Tickets now available for American Gold Cup in North Salem, NY
Tickets are now available to purchase online for Saturday and Sunday's most prestigious competitions during the 2019 American Gold Cup, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, which will be hosted at the historic Old Salem Farm from Sept. 11-15. More
Aug 16, 2019 - 5:10:44 AM

Norwalk Community College to hold Saturday registration on August 24
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Norwalk Community College will hold a Super Saturday registration session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 24 in the East Campus building to help students register for Fall classes. The Fall semester begins August 27.
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Aug 15, 2019 - 5:14:25 AM

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