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Environmental Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announces an April program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby on paper making for the entire family. The program is free of charge with donations welcome.
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Apr 1, 2015 - 1:16:49 PM

Greenwich Education Group and Arch Street Greenwich Teen Center sponsoring seminar for parents of High School Students
On March 5, 2014, the College Board, the designers and administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), announced a complete re-working of the ubiquitous college admissions exam. Every portion of the exam has changed including its approach to vocabulary, math and science. The new exam will first be utilized in the spring of 2016. More
Apr 1, 2015 - 11:59:59 AM

Malloy signs executive order regarding discrimination and state-funded travel
In response to developments in Indiana, Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Monday signed an executive order that bans state-funded travel to states that have enacted legislation to protect religious freedom but do not prohibit discrimination for classes of citizens.
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Mar 31, 2015 - 11:45:59 AM

Bluefish announce Monday Madness at Harbor Yard
The Bridgeport Bluefish on Monday announced their promotional line-up for “Monday Madness” at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard during the 2015 season. More
Mar 31, 2015 - 11:41:14 AM

Merrill, Registrars Praise Bipartisan Passage of Bill to Strengthen CT Elections
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Monday joined the Registrars of Voters Association of Connecticut in praising the legislative Government Administration and Elections Committee’s passage of Senate Bill No. 1051 “An Act Strengthening Connecticut Elections.” By an overwhelming vote of 13-2, the GAE committee approved a bill that will increase accountability and professionalism among Connecticut’s registrars of voters who are primarily charged with the responsibility of administering elections in Connecticut. More
Mar 31, 2015 - 5:42:44 AM

Keeping Kids on Course gala
The Young Mariners Foundation (YMF) is holding its fourth annual Keeping Kids on Course gala to benefit underserved students on Thursday, April 16. More
Mar 31, 2015 - 5:37:04 AM

The Tiny Miracles Foundation Celebrates a Decade of Service and Hosts “A Celebration of Miracles”
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The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) will hold their 10th anniversary celebratory Gala at the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien on Friday, April 24th at 6:30pm. This year’s Gala is being co-chaired by Ashley Dineen (Darien), Marisela Esposito (Weston), PJ Marcella (New Canaan) and Ariane Triay (Stamford). [picture attached]
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Mar 30, 2015 - 4:08:46 AM

Rock superstar Randy Bachman will be “takin’ care of business” at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, April 24
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Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive is a legendary figure in the rock ‘n' roll world. This guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer is the man behind the anthems “These Eyes”, “American Woman”, “Takin’ Care of Business” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet”. Bachman will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, April 24, at 8 p.m.
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Mar 30, 2015 - 3:38:42 AM

BEARS 4, SOUND TIGERS 3
Alan Quine recorded a goal and an assist, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers fell to the Hershey Bears on Sunday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena.
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Mar 29, 2015 - 7:11:38 PM

SOUND TIGERS 4, SENATORS 1
C.J. Motte made 29 saves in his professional debut as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers defeated the Binghamton Senators 4-1 on Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena
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Mar 29, 2015 - 12:23:58 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 5, Providence Bruins 0
It was “Anti-Bullying Night” at the XL Center Wednesday, yet the Hartford Wolf Pack were anything but kind to visiting Providence Bruins. The Wolf Pack put on a dominant performance, winning convincingly by a score of 5-0 before a crowd of 8,629, the Wolf Pack’s second-largest of the season and the sixth lower-bowl sellout in the last nine home games.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 10:54:25 PM

CRUNCH 4, SOUND TIGERS 3
The Sound Tigers made a late push, but it wasn’t enough as the Syracuse Crunch won 4-3 on Friday night at the OnCenter War Memorial Arena.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 10:53:41 PM

CTFastrak: Transit advocates celebrate launch
State and regional transportation, environmental, and economic development organizations joined state leaders today in celebrating the official launch of CTfastrak, Connecticut’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 8:17:36 PM

DMV Enfield and New Britain Offices Closed Next Week
The Department of Motor Vehicles' Offices in Enfield and New Britain will be closed next week, Tuesday through Friday (Mar. 31 – April 3), for training on major customer-service upgrades allowing more online services. The Enfield and New Britain offices will reopen Saturday (April 4) for their usual 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. hours. The offices on Tuesday, April 7, will resume their normal schedules.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 8:16:23 PM

Malloy announces funds to support affordable housing throughout the state
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) Board Chairman Evonne M. Klein today announced investments of more than $60 million in funding for 14 affordable housing projects across the state. The projects will build and rehabilitate 851 affordable apartments and 246 market-rate units.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 3:00:44 PM

Bluefish acquire hurler Mincey
The Bridgeport Bluefish on Thursday announced the acquisition and signing of pitcher Patrick Mincey. Mincey will be making his Atlantic League debut during his fourth season of professional ball after he was acquired in a trade with Winnipeg of the American Association for outfielder Brandon Boggs.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 2:52:53 PM

Jewish Senior Services’ Nursing Home Named One of Best in Nation
U.S. News & World Report named Jewish Senior Services’ nursing home, The Jewish Home, as one of the Best Nursing Homes in the Nation for 2015 in its March 5 issue. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there are 15,700 nursing homes in the United States with over 1.3 million residents. The Jewish Home is rated 5-stars (the highest) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the largest nursing home in Connecticut to be named to the list.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 12:17:43 PM

Stamford Peace Basketball Club Honors Student-Athletes with the Kyle A. Markes Humanitarian Award
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Stamford Peace Basketball Club, Inc. (Stamford Peace), a high-level youth basketball program serving boys and girls from the first through the eleventh grade in lower Fairfield County, honored four of its players at a ceremony on March 22 in Stamford. The high school seniors, who have played with Stamford Peace since its inception in 2008, and who will play college basketball next year, were honored with Stamford Peace’s Kyle A. Markes Humanitarian Award.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 10:53:59 AM

Bluefish announce baseball summer camp
The Bridgeport Bluefish recently announced their summer camp schedule at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2015 season. More
Mar 27, 2015 - 4:05:43 AM

2015 Warriors Ball set for April 24 in Stamford
Get out your dancing shoes and prepare to rock out for the troops once again at the 2nd Warriors Ball on April 24 in Stamford. The dinner dance, with music by Billy & The Showmen, is being held to raise awareness and funds to identify and provide LifeLines to troubled veterans who ‘survive’ the rigors of war only to lose their way back home due to the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 4:03:07 AM

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Pinpoint Fastest-Growing County in Connecticut
The U.S. Census Bureau reported today on where the heaviest population growth in Connecticut was concentrated last year.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 3:05:37 AM

Lawmakers and Advocates Urge Ban of Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants from Products That Expose Children
Lawmakers and advocates gathered on Thursday to urge passage of a ban on toxic chlorinated tris flame retardants from children’s products. Citing research that shows these chemicals do not provide any fire safety benefit, lawmakers pointed out that flame retardants, like chlorinated tris, are highly toxic, linked to cancer, impaired brain development, disruption of hormones and have no place in children’s products. Certain fibers and barriers are non-toxic alternatives to these chemicals.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 2:59:35 AM

First Niagara Foundation Supports Healthy Development and School Success for Children
The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a local nonprofit mental health outpatient center for children and adolescents, was awarded a $1,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to support mental health treatment for youth struggling at school in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 2:50:25 AM

Alaska Native Students Complete Annual Educational Visit with Mystic Aquarium’s Cultural Exchange Program
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Students from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Point Lay, Alaska, along with resident elders and North Slope scientists, visited Mystic Aquarium last week to participate in the annual Point Lay Cultural Exchange.
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Mar 27, 2015 - 12:02:04 AM

Former big leaguer Burroughs returns to Bridgeport
The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the signing of infielder Sean Burroughs. Burroughs returns to the Bluefish for his second season in the Atlantic League and 14th of professional baseball.
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Mar 24, 2015 - 1:50:04 PM

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MORE LOCAL HEADLINES
Environmental Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
Greenwich Education Group and Arch Street Greenwich Teen Center sponsoring seminar for parents of High School Students
Malloy signs executive order regarding discrimination and state-funded travel
Bluefish announce Monday Madness at Harbor Yard
Merrill, Registrars Praise Bipartisan Passage of Bill to Strengthen CT Elections
ENTERTAINMENT HEADLINES
Rock superstar Randy Bachman will be “takin’ care of business” at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, April 24
Shakespeare on the Sound Gala April 18 to honor theater’s founders 20 years ago
Wesleyan University to present film screening of "Music of Survival" on Sunday, March 29
Duff and Malloy Announce Significant Funding for Maritime Aquarium Improvements
Stories & Song with the one-and-only Platinum recording artist Wynonna Judd at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, March 6



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