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BirdCallsRadio Reboots
Yes that’s right, it’s back. BirdCallsRadio worldwide is pleased to announce the reboot of the show with host Mardi Welch Dickinson. She will continue to bring exciting and forward thinking guests including birders, artists, educators, authors, scientists, and organizations to interested listeners through the restart of the show, recorded in a new state-of-the-art digital broadcasting studio which enables location reporting from birding and conservation hot spots.
May 25, 2016 - 3:22:49 PM

Murtha Cullina LLP Attorney Kelly A. Trahan Receives “40 under 40” Award From Fairfield County Business Journal
Attorney Kelly A. Trahan of Murtha Cullina LLP is a recipient of this year’s “40 under 40” award from the Fairfield County Business Journal (FCBJ).
May 25, 2016 - 3:14:01 PM

STAR Client Nicky Dubiago Celebrates 20 Years with CVS
Nicky Dubiago recently celebrated 20 years of service working for CVS in New Canaan. Dubiago, a New Canaan resident, was feted with a cake and special presentation from the store manager, Michael DePascale. Nicky is a client of STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way (STAR), an organization that serves individuals with developmental disabilities in New Canaan, Darien, Westport, Weston, Wilton and Norwalk by providing job training, placement and coaching, housing, transportation, family supports, recreational programs and activities, birth to three and early intervention programs, advocacy and more for those with a family member who has developmental or intellectual disabilities.
May 24, 2016 - 12:06:03 AM

First County Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Norwalk Summer Concert Series
The 2016 Norwalk Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach concerts in Norwalk, kick off at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 15 with “The Driftwoods”, a Beach Boys tribute band, and continue every Wednesday through September 7, ending the series with the band “Summertime”. This will be the eighth consecutive year First County Bank is the presenting sponsor of the concert series which ensures all concerts are free and open to the public. Each week, the concerts typically attract 1,000 to 1,500 people, with the July 3 fireworks show attracting over 20,000 people.
May 23, 2016 - 11:15:35 AM

CBRE Arranges $87.5 Million Sale of Highgrove Apartments in Stamford
CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that Jeffrey Dunne, Gene Pride and Travis Langer of CBRE’s Institutional Properties, represented Winthrop Realty Trust in the sale of Highgrove, a 93-unit Robert A.M. Stern designed ultra-luxury apartment community located in Stamford, CT to a private investment group for $87.5 million or $940,860 per unit.
May 23, 2016 - 10:55:30 AM

In Light of Zika Virus, Stamford Mayor Martin and Health Officials Offer Guidance for Mosquito Control
Stamford Mayor David Martin, Director of Public Safety, Health and Welfare Ted Jankowski and Interim Health Director David Knauf are urging residents to be vigilant in removing standing water from their properties this spring and summer. In addition to the West Nile Virus, health officials will also be testing mosquitoes that may spread the Zika virus, which has been reported in Central and South America, the Caribbean and the Southern United States. More
May 23, 2016 - 4:46:42 AM

MarcUS for Change has signs on as the Lead Sponsor of the Kids Triathlon
Fairfield County’s favorite family five-event race series, the Navigators Stamford KIC IT Race Weekend, returns on June 11 and 12 for another year of competition and fun, all to benefit Kids in Crisis. This year, MarcUS for Change has signed on as the Lead Sponsor of the Kids Triathlon, which opens the weekend’s festivities on Saturday and features three different race distances for children ages 6 to 13.
May 23, 2016 - 1:24:58 AM

Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival Announces 2016 Entertainment Headliner
The Norwalk Seaport Association announced Saturday night that Sawyer Frederick, winner of NBC’s Emmy Award®-winning The Voice competition in 2015, will be the headline entertainment on Saturday during the 2016 Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival. This year’s Oyster Festival will be held Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, 2016. First County Bank will be presenting sponsor of the Festival for the sixth consecutive year.
May 21, 2016 - 6:48:01 PM

Grace Farms Space Grant Benefits Neighbors With Disabilities
Courtesy of a space grant from Grace Farms Foundation in New Canaan, STAR clients with developmental disabilities are enjoying the fantastic resources of Grace Farms in New Canaan, including the River building designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of the Pritzker Prize-winner architecture firm, SANAA based in Tokyo. The River building houses Grace Farm’s activities and includes a library, site of the STAR group’s book club. The entire 1,400 foot building meanders up a gentle slope while blending into the site’s wetlands and woodlands. STAR clients attending their Book Club at Grace Farms are free to enjoy the building and gorgeous 80 acres of Grace Farms designed by top landscape architects to include open meadows, woods, trails, wetlands, and ponds and native flora and fauna.
May 20, 2016 - 5:03:48 AM

Stamford Downtown announces 2016 Alive@Five lineup
One of the region’s hottest concert series, Alive@Five in partnership with Budweiser, Reckson, Stamford Town Center and BevMax kicks off on Thursday, July 7 in Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown. This year’s star-studded series opens with O.A.R. and closes with CeeLo Green and also stars Hanson, Third Eye Blind, Eric Hutchinson and Easton Corbin. The concerts begin at 5pm and run six Thursdays, July 7 – August 11. $10 Festival Entrance Fee before 6:30pm, $15 thereafter.
May 18, 2016 - 5:38:01 PM

Silver, Petrucelli & Associates Names Two New Associates
Silver, Petrucelli & Associates (S/P+A) is pleased to announce that Christopher T. Nardi, AIA, project architect, and Amanda M. Cleveland, NCIDQ, registered interior designer, have been named Associates of the firm.
May 18, 2016 - 4:48:18 PM

Stamford Peace Basketball Club Changes Its Name to Stamford Peace Youth Foundation
Stamford Peace Basketball Club, Inc. (“Stamford Peace”), a local youth development program serving girls and boys from ages 5 to 18 years old from in and around lower Fairfield County, announced it has formally changed its name to Stamford Peace Youth Foundation, Inc. The new name reflects the organization's ongoing broad commitment to youth engagement, development and empowerment.
May 18, 2016 - 4:46:45 PM

DEEP Announces Winner of 2016 CT Duck Stamp Art Contest
Wildlife artist Mark Thone’s depiction of canvasbacks at the mouth of the Thames River is the winner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) 2016-17 Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp Art Contest. Mark hails from Shakopee, Minnesota, and is new to Connecticut’s Duck Stamp contest. His painting was chosen out of 18 entries submitted by artists from across the country, including seven from Connecticut.
May 16, 2016 - 5:41:46 AM

Norwalk Health Department, pediatric providers see high vaccination rates
Year after year, the Norwalk Health Department works hard to make sure Norwalkers receive their recommended vaccines, especially our youngest citizens. Again, the Health Department has seen success from its hard work.
May 16, 2016 - 5:26:46 AM

Record-breaking crowds raise more than ever for Stamford nonprofit
How do you celebrate a Silver Anniversary for a theatre company? You wrap up the season with sold out performances, recognition via an award from peers, and by hosting a gala like no other held in the organization’s history!
May 15, 2016 - 9:18:22 AM

Summer House Stamford Apartments Now Open and Leasing fast
The F. D. Rich Company is pleased to announce the opening of its latest residential rental building in the heart of downtown Stamford.
May 13, 2016 - 5:37:20 AM

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum third Annual Ice Cream Social to celebrate 50th Anniversary with Music, Magic, Girl Scout Troops, a Book signing and more
On June 12, 2016, 12-4 p.m., the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its third annual Ice Cream Social in Mathews Park at 295 West Ave, Norwalk, CT. Hunter Arton, a Wilton, CT resident and Andy Garfunkel of Norwalk will co-chair the event which features a wide range of family-friendly entertainment for children and adults.
May 13, 2016 - 5:16:51 AM

Diageo North America Employees Revitalize STAR Center in Norwalk to Benefit Neighbors With Disabilities
More than 100 employees from Diageo North America’s finance team recently undertook a transformational service project at the STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way center in Norwalk. STAR is a nonprofit organization that has provided services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Mid-Fairfield County since 1952.
May 13, 2016 - 2:16:14 AM

Stamford Public Schools Social Work Department Head Joseph O’Callaghan Named Clinical Social Worker of the Year
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that the Clinical Social Workers Network of the National Association of Social Workers—Connecticut Chapter (NASW/CT), has named SPS Social Work Department Head, Joseph F. O’Callaghan, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker of the Year, in recognition of his outstanding service in the field of clinical social work. NASW/CT has 2,900 members across the state.
May 12, 2016 - 11:49:29 PM

Stamford Mayor Announces Series of Town Halls with Stamford Neighborhood Associations
Stamford Mayor David Martin today announced that he will be attending neighborhood association meetings over the next few months to discuss city issues directly with residents.
May 12, 2016 - 11:47:47 PM

Westport Country Playhouse Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Westport Country Playhouse is recommended for a $25,000 grant to support its community engagement initiative, “Money, Power and Belief: Reflections on ‘The Invisible Hand’,” which will run concurrently with the Playhouse production of “The Invisible Hand,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar this summer.
May 12, 2016 - 11:47:06 PM

UI Makes Progress in Phasing Out Aging Substations
United Illuminating is making significant strides toward culling aging, low-voltage infrastructure from its electric system.
May 12, 2016 - 11:46:11 PM

Maritime Aquarium call for new volunteers
Pursue your interest in marine animals – and share your knowledge and enthusiasm with others – by becoming a member of the volunteer staff at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
May 12, 2016 - 11:35:02 PM

Murphy vows to expand CT green bank model nationwide, promote new clean energy businesses
Today, during a roundtable discussion with representatives from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and members of the financial services industry, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) vowed to expand “green bank” financing systems – such as Connecticut’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) – to promote economic prosperity, job growth, and energy security nationwide. Green banks are organizations that provide limited public dollars to attract larger, private investments in clean energy projects. During the roundtable, Murphy announced his plans to reintroduce the Green Bank Act, which creates a national green bank that provides direct financial support for clean energy businesses and initiatives across the United States. Connecticut’s CEIFA – the first green bank in the country – has, with $165 million in public financing, attracted over $490 million of private investment in clean energy, created over 3,000 job-years, and reduced approximately 1.4 million tons of CO2 emissions over the life of the projects it has financed.
May 12, 2016 - 11:32:48 PM

CTDPH: Two More Female Patients, One Pregnant, Test Positive for Zika
The state Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that two female Connecticut residents, one of them pregnant, have tested positive for the Zika virus.  The non-pregnant patient returned from Puerto Rico in late April and became ill on April 29th with a rash, conjunctivitis and other symptoms associated with Zika. The other patient, nine weeks pregnant, returned from the Dominican Republic also in late April and became ill on April 28th with a rash. Both patients and their physicians have been informed of the test results.
May 12, 2016 - 11:30:43 PM

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BirdCallsRadio Reboots
Murtha Cullina LLP Attorney Kelly A. Trahan Receives “40 under 40” Award From Fairfield County Business Journal
STAR Client Nicky Dubiago Celebrates 20 Years with CVS
First County Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Norwalk Summer Concert Series
CBRE Arranges $87.5 Million Sale of Highgrove Apartments in Stamford
BirdCallsRadio Reboots
First County Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Norwalk Summer Concert Series
Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival Announces 2016 Entertainment Headliner
Stamford Downtown announces 2016 Alive@Five lineup
Record-breaking crowds raise more than ever for Stamford nonprofit is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
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