Seasons Readings by JIB productions at Pequot Library
Kick off the holidays on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. with JIB Productions, the creators of the hit theater series Play with Your Food, for Seasons Readings, a production they call "a delightful afternoon performance of irreverent and irresistible short plays and stories that shine a holiday light on human nature at its best . . . and at its worst . . . but guaranteed to put everyone in a festive frame of mind!" This performance is for ages 18 and up. Enjoy delicious eggnog and cookies while getting into the holiday spirit. Tickets: $30 in advance at, $40 at the door. JIB Productions, Inc., is a not-for-profit producer of performing and visual arts projects, providing professional programming to communities in and around Fairfield County, CT.
Nov 21, 2017 - 3:10:17 AM

“Click it or Ticket” Awareness & Enforcement Campaign; Bridgeport Police Promote Safety
With the biggest travel holidays upon us, the Bridgeport Police Department will be joining national and local enforcement agencies to promote safe driving and increase the protection of all motorists. From November 20 to November 27, state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation are stepping up enforcement to crack down on motorists who aren’t wearing their seat belts.
Nov 21, 2017 - 3:06:51 AM

Osborne Homestead Museum's "A Holiday at the Opera" and Holiday Farm Market
Are you ready to hear some bel canto? Do you have your libretto? Well put your opera capes on! It’s time to enjoy “A Holiday at the Opera” at the Osborne Homestead Museum! Celebrate the holidays at the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Connecticut and learn about some of the world’s famous operas. The holiday tours will run from November 24 through December 17, 2017. Tours will be offered Thursdays through Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM. On Fridays, December 1, 8, and 15, 4 PM to 7 PM, the museum will present “Twilight Tours” to display the shimmering glow of the decorations.
Nov 20, 2017 - 4:08:18 AM

Gudlevskis makes 31 saves as Bridgeport wins its third straight game on Sunday

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (9-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, won their third straight game on Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 victory against the Springfield Thunderbirds (6-12-1-0) at Webster Bank Arena.
Nov 19, 2017 - 6:28:46 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 4, Utica Comets 1
A pair of rookies, Filip Chytil, with two goals, and Vinni Lettieri, with a goal and two assists, led the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 4-1 win over the Utica Comets Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center.
Nov 18, 2017 - 11:05:03 PM

Travis St. Denis scored twice on Saturday and led the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (8-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, to a 5-2 victory against the Charlotte Checkers (10-7-0-0) at Webster Bank Arena.
Nov 18, 2017 - 11:04:12 PM

QU Poll: Latest massacre drives gun control support to new high, voters reject GOP tax plan 2-1
In the wake of another massacre, American voters today support 95 – 4 percent, including 94 – 5 percent among voters in households where there is a gun, universal background checks for gun purchases, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released Wednesday.
Nov 16, 2017 - 2:32:03 AM

Access Health CT, Rep. John B. Larson announce enrollment fair in Manchester on Saturday, November 18, 2017
Access Health CT CEO (AHCT) Jim Wadleigh and Representative John B. Larson (CT-01) today announced the details of the second of five enrollment fairs taking place during this Open Enrollment period. This Saturday, November 18, 2017, Access Health CT staff, enrollment specialists, certified application counselors, and brokers will be on-site to help consumers shop for healthcare coverage from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Manchester Memorial Hospital (71 Haynes St, Manchester, CT).
Nov 16, 2017 - 2:27:49 AM

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2, Hartford Wolf Pack 1 (OT)
Despite two scoreless periods to start the game, fans still got to see plenty of action between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Hartford Wolf Pack Wednesday night at the XL Center, in a game the Sound Tigers won 2-1 in overtime.
Nov 15, 2017 - 11:26:48 PM

Team readies push for the Redding Mile, the town’s first leg of Norwalk River Valley Trail
The Redding leaders of the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT), Stuart Green and David Pattee, led an October 28 hike on the Wilton Loop, a showcase trail for the NRVT. First Selectman Julia Pemberton and a group of a dozen Redding residents joined the hike.
Nov 15, 2017 - 5:28:23 AM

Sister Act to play in Stamford for the first time in November
Forty years ago, while “Saturday Night Fever” was burning up movie screens across America, disco was at its height. Soon, area audiences will be able to turn the clock back to 1977 as Sister Act opens in Curtain Call’s Kweskin Theatre, Stamford, November 17.
Nov 14, 2017 - 5:10:32 AM

"Name the Baby Sea Turtle Contest" at The Maritime Aquarium
Help to decide the name of a baby sea turtle – and support ocean conservation at the same time – by voting in the “Name the Baby Sea Turtle” contest of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
Nov 14, 2017 - 5:00:29 AM

Opening Reception for Three Exhibitions at Norwalk’s Fodor Farm
The Norwalk Historical Commission and the Norwalk Historical Society will be unveiling three exhibitions: “The History of Fodor Farm”, “Saving Fodor Farm” and “Fodor Farm through the Lens of Dan Lenore” on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Fodor Farm located at 328 Flax Hill Road in Norwalk, CT. Parking is on site. A reception, open to the general public, will celebrate the new exhibitions curated by guest curator Elizabeth Pratt Fox. This will also be an exciting opportunity for the public to view the interior of the newly restored Fodor Farm homestead and barn. You can RSVP at or call 203-846-0525.
Nov 13, 2017 - 11:57:07 PM

Western Connecticut Health Network Offers Health and Wellness programs on Integrative Medicine, Diabetes Awareness and Smoking Cessation
A Community Health Forum on Integrative Medicine will take place at New Milford Hospital on Wednesday, November 15 starting at 6 pm in the New Milford Hospital Cafe. The program explores ideas related to healthy food choices, disease and cancer prevention habits and lifestyle with information and resources available to inspire changes in behavior. Featured speakers will be Alexandra Chalif, MS, MP, Marcia Engle, QTTP, Lisa Marie Lee, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor and Gabriele Cronin, LMT, New Milford Hospital’s Integrative Medicine Practitioners. They will discuss their individual programs and services and provide demonstrations. For $8.50, community residents can enjoy a healthy and affordable meal prior to the program created by New Milford Hospital’s Award winning Plow to Plate Program® in partnership with Unidine Corporation. Registration is preferred. For more information about the forum or to register, please call 860-210-5302.
Nov 13, 2017 - 5:51:18 AM

Laval Rocket 3, Hartford Wolf Pack 2 (OT)
Daniel Audette’s goal at 1:44 of overtime gave the Laval Rocket a 3-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack Sunday at the XL Center, in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
Nov 13, 2017 - 5:49:31 AM

Senate Majority Leader Duff & Sen. Osten Seek Examination of Eversource’s Storm Response
Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) and Senator Cathy Osten (D-Sprague) last week wrote to the leaders of the General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee asking that they convene an informational public forum to examine Eversource Energy’s seeming lack of proper storm preparedness and lack of a quick, effective storm response in advance of and following the damaging windstorm of October 29-30 which left more than 100,000 Connecticut residents in the dark for multiple days – particularly residents of eastern Connecticut.
Nov 13, 2017 - 5:37:22 AM

Sound Tigers come up short in a low scoring game against Hartford Wolf Pack
Ryan Bourque scored against his former team on Saturday, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (6-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, came up short against the Hartford Wolf Pack (6-7-0-1) in a 2-1 decision at Webster Bank Arena.
Nov 12, 2017 - 12:36:23 AM

Hartford Wolf Pack score in the third to win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Dan Catenacci’s goal, his first of the season, at 12:03 of the third period lifted the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 2-1 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Saturday night at Webster Bank Arena.
Nov 12, 2017 - 12:33:45 AM

Dance and Choral Performances, Santa Claus, Magnificent Displays and much more to Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
On Sunday, December 10, 2017, 12-4 p.m. at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will collaborate with Melissa Truelove owner of The Dance Pointe, in Greenwich, CT, Matthew Surapine Studio in Norwalk CT, and North Pole’s Santa Claus to create a special holiday event for people of all ages and several hours of joyous entertainment.
Nov 10, 2017 - 3:17:26 AM

Get in the holiday spirit while supporting the arts with The Ridgefield Playhouse Gala starring The Brian Setzer Orchestra on November 19
Looking for the perfect event to put you in the holiday spirit? Look no further than The Ridgefield Playhouse Fall Gala with The Brian Setzer Orchestra on Sunday, November 19 – a great way to support the arts while having a fun night out! For Gala ticket holders, the festivities kick off at 6pm with an open bar, dinner and dessert by the area’s top restaurants, vodka, wine and beer tastings and one of a kind silent and live auction items - including signed memorabilia by Brian Setzer, The Rolling Stones and more!
Nov 10, 2017 - 3:13:52 AM

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation 25-Year Anniversary Gala Celebrated Founders, Donors, Supporters & Community Impact
For a quarter of a century, Fairfield County has reaped the rewards from a group of visionary business and community leaders who had the foresight to merge their respective foundations to enhance the region at large. They knew the region’s inequities, disparities and needs were significant and realized that together they could make a greater impact to better the lives of the county’s residents.
Nov 7, 2017 - 5:48:06 AM

Civility in the Arts and Technology: A talk by Grace Cho, Founder & CEO, Orangenius on November 28 in Stamford
Grace Cho, Founder and CEO of Orangenius ( will give a talk on “Civility in the Arts and Technology: Art as Global Ambassador” on November 28th at 6 p.m. at The Ferguson Library.
Nov 7, 2017 - 5:12:38 AM

DMV Office Schedule in Recognition of Veterans Day
Department of Motor Vehicles’ major customer service offices in recognition of the Veterans Day holiday will close Friday, November 10, at 12:30 p.m. and will reopen Tuesday, November 14, at 7:45 a.m.
Nov 6, 2017 - 11:59:11 AM

Rowayton Church Holds Thanksgiving Food Drive
Area residents can join a Thanksgiving food drive now under way to help families in need enjoy a traditional holiday dinner.
Nov 6, 2017 - 7:25:58 AM

Nate Woodworth's 101st Birthday Celebrated at Belden Forest Court
Family, friends and residents of Belden Forest Court in Simsbury celebrated a milestone birthday for Nathan Woodworth who turned 101 on November 3rd. Nate formerly served as President on the Belden Forest Court Board of Directors.
Nov 6, 2017 - 5:57:39 AM

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