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Grateful CT Mom Sees Son Thrive Thanks to Roses for Autism
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Like every proud parent at high school graduations across Connecticut this June, Debbie Lifton of Branford will cheer for her son, Ben. However Lifton has even more reason to celebrate, because not only will he receive a degree, Ben, who has Autism, will also have a job thanks to the experience he gained at the Roses for Autism program in Guilford.
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Apr 29, 2016 - 4:49:59 AM

Volunteers Needed for Connecticut Food Bank Miles For Meals 5K
Volunteers are needed for the Connecticut Food Bank Miles For Meals 5K Race set for Sunday, June 5, at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk.
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Apr 29, 2016 - 4:43:54 AM

‘Anne of Green Gables’ opens at WCSU this week
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Canada’s longest running musical, “Anne of Green Gables,” comes to the Western Connecticut State University stage this week. Presented by Western’s Department of Theatre Arts, performances will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, Saturday, April 30, and Saturday, May 7; at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 29; and with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday, April 30; Sunday, May 1; Saturday, May 7; and Sunday, May 8, in the Mainstage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/o/visual-and-performing-arts-center-at-western-connecticut-state-university-6275173871 or call (203) 837-8732.
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Apr 28, 2016 - 4:46:35 PM

Waveny’s 14th Annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors
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For the 14th consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet has returned as the Hole-In-One sponsor of Waveny LifeCare Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf and Tennis Outing, scheduled for Monday, May 23 at the Country Club of New Canaan. All funds raised through ‘Swinging for Seniors’ provide financial assistance to residents and patients who cannot afford the full cost of their care at Waveny, as well as special program enhancements.
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Apr 28, 2016 - 5:24:23 AM

Dr. Adam Gorelick to present a talk on colon cancer at Southbury Library
Adam Gorelick, M.D. of Western Connecticut Medical Group - Gastroenterology will discuss colon cancer on Thursday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Southbury Library. The library is located at 100 Poverty Road.
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Apr 28, 2016 - 2:54:17 AM

Stamford's Northeast Elementary School Presents School House Rock Live! Jr. May 13 – 14, 2016
Tickets for the Fifth Grade Musical on Sale Now at NortheastMusical.org

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Adults who grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons in the 1970s, can relive their childhood this May when Northeast Elementary School’s Fifth Grade presents the musical, School House Rock Live! Jr. The musical is based on School House Rock, the Emmy Award-wining 1970s educational animated television series, which taught children about grammar, math, science, history, and social studies, through the clever use of animated characters and songs with catchy titles and lyrics, including: “A Noun is a Person, Place or Thing,” “Conjunction Junction,” I’m Just a Bill,” and “Interplanet Janet.” Reviewed as one of musical theatre’s brightest and most innovative shows, School House Rock is fun for audiences of all ages.
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Apr 27, 2016 - 2:21:17 AM

Newest IMAX space movie "A Beautiful Planet" launches April 29 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
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The countdown has begun anticipating the launch of “A Beautiful Planet,” the newest classic IMAX® space documentary made in cooperation with NASA that premieres on Fri., April 29 on the six-story screen of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Apr 27, 2016 - 2:17:17 AM

“Walking School Bus” Event Promotes Physical Activity and School Attendance
A coalition of community partners is planning a “Walking School Bus” event on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Children who attend Park Avenue Elementary School, parents and volunteers will gather at 7:30 a.m. at City Hall to make the approximately one-mile walk to the school, picking up other children at stops along the way. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton will make opening remarks and join the walk. Children who participate will each receive a pedometer.
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Apr 26, 2016 - 9:19:39 AM

Murtha Cullina LLP Expands Intellectual Property Practice Group
Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property Practice Group with the additions of Anthony P. Gangemi as a Partner and Robert J. Kasten as Patent Agent.
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Apr 26, 2016 - 9:17:56 AM

The Tiny Miracles Foundation Hosts “Club Miracles” Gala
The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) will hold their 11th Annual Gala, “Club Miracles”, at the Inn at Longshore in Westport, CT on Friday, May 6th at 6:30pm. This year’s Gala is being co-chaired by two parents of twins: Carrie Cromwell-Hunt (Westport) and Valerie Saltzman (raised in Westport, now from Monroe). The event will feature a guest speaker, Jane Geddes: professional golfer and mother of premature twins.
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Apr 26, 2016 - 8:38:56 AM

Patricia C. Phillips to be honored at Shelter for the Homeless gala
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On Friday, May 6th Patricia Phillips will be honored at the Shelter for the Homeless Rays of Hope Gala. Nearly 35 years ago, Phillips, along with Leslie Furst, Maureen Hughes, Nancy Stoetzer, and Reverend Gary P. Brown founded the Pacific House emergency shelter, which still operates today, serving the communities of Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan and beyond.
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Apr 26, 2016 - 8:35:57 AM

The Right Tree in the Right Place: free talk April 27
A free public talk on “Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place” has been arranged by the Norwalk Tree Alliance for April 27 (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. on the third floor of Norwalk’s City Hall (125 East Ave.). No reservations are required.
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Apr 25, 2016 - 7:58:24 AM

MARLIES 3, SOUND TIGERS 0
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers fought until the very end, but fell to the Toronto Marlies 3-0 in Game Two of the North Division Semis Sunday night at Webster Bank Arena. With the win the Marlies take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five-series.
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Apr 24, 2016 - 8:53:46 PM

Marlies 4, Sound Tigers 1
The Toronto Marlies took control early in the second period and never let up en route to a 4-1 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday night at Webster Bank Arena.
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Apr 24, 2016 - 9:32:25 AM

Reps Adams, Tong applaud house passage of HB 5403
State Representatives Terry Adams (D-Stamford) and Representative William Tong (D-Stamford, Darien) are pleased to announce that a pedestrian safety bill they championed for has passed the House of Representatives.
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Apr 22, 2016 - 5:24:24 AM

DMV Tells 3M More Resources Needed to Fix Computer Issues
The Department of Motor Vehicles on Thursday issued a demand to the 3M Corporation that it provide more resources and commit more funds to resolve ongoing issues with its registration computer system that is causing long delays and other tie ups in DMV offices.
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Apr 22, 2016 - 5:17:33 AM

Calder Cup playoffs begin Saturday for Bridgeport
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers will host the Toronto Marlies for the first two games of the Calder Cup Playoffs on Saturday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m.
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Apr 22, 2016 - 5:14:13 AM

Doggy Day Palooza Dog Wash and Pet Fun Day in Stamford
With spring in full bloom, a local non-profit organization, STARelief & Pet Assistance, is hosting its third annual “Doggy Day Palooza” Dog Wash and Pet Fun Day on Saturday, May 21st from 9AM to 3 PM at Stamford Dog Park, 39 Courtland Avenue, Stamford.
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Apr 22, 2016 - 5:05:15 AM

Stamford Health’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Wins Excellence Award
Stamford Health’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center received the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence Award for meeting Center of Distinction quality standards set by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
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Apr 21, 2016 - 11:06:22 AM

Trump, Clinton lead in CT primaries
Donald Trump is close to the 50 percent mark among Connecticut likely Republican primary voters, while Ohio Gov. John Kasich tops Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in the race for second place, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
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Apr 20, 2016 - 10:28:25 AM

Sound Tigers to meet Marlies in round one of the Calder Cup Playoffs
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers will face the Toronto Marlies in the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. The American Hockey League has released the schedule for the division semifinal round.
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Apr 18, 2016 - 6:42:35 AM

Mayor Martin Concerned About Proposed State Funding Cuts to Stamford
As Stamford’s FY16/17 budget process finishes, Mayor David Martin is increasingly concerned about the potential impact of State budget cuts to Stamford and how they will affect Stamford taxpayers. Mayor Martin announced on March 8th that he wants the tax increase to be under 3%.
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Apr 15, 2016 - 3:24:02 PM

“Stamford Stands Against Child Abuse” community art project on display for month of April at the First Congregational Church in Stamford
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Adult and youth members of the First Congregational Church in Stamford and residents of the emergency shelter program at Kids in Crisis in Cos Cob created a striking art installation entitled “Stamford Stands Against Child Abuse.” The 12-foot banner serves as a visible reminder that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and is on display in front of the First Congregational Church (located at 1 Walton Place) for the month of April.
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Apr 14, 2016 - 4:31:23 PM

Oh What a Night! Global Lyme Alliance’s “Time for Lyme” Gala Raises Over $900,000 for Lyme Disease Research
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Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) announced that its “Time for Lyme” fundraising Gala, held Saturday, April 2, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, raised over $900,000 to fund research and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne illnesses.
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Apr 14, 2016 - 4:24:23 PM

Western Connecticut Health Network Launches New Engagement Campaign - We Know You Well!
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Not long ago, President and CEO John M. Murphy, MD, articulated a vision for the expanding Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) that has become a reality: to create a regional network that provides high-value healthcare to residents of Western Connecticut and nearby New York with patient health and wellness at the center. “We take care to put the patient at the center, and take pride in keeping people well, instead of just treating the sick. At WCHN, our patients are people first; we know them from our neighborhoods, schools and communities. Those connections are what make us unique and allow us to humanize their healthcare in a very personal way,” said Dr. Murphy.
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Apr 13, 2016 - 5:58:19 AM

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Grateful CT Mom Sees Son Thrive Thanks to Roses for Autism
Volunteers Needed for Connecticut Food Bank Miles For Meals 5K
‘Anne of Green Gables’ opens at WCSU this week
Waveny’s 14th Annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors
Dr. Adam Gorelick to present a talk on colon cancer at Southbury Library
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‘Anne of Green Gables’ opens at WCSU this week
Stamford's Northeast Elementary School Presents School House Rock Live! Jr. May 13 – 14, 2016
Discover Indian cinema in Stamford
Prepare to be blown away with a great night of Jazz with Christian McBride Trio at The Ridgefield Playhouse on April 10
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS returns to Curtain Call April 1



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