CT Home Caregiver Surprised with $5,000 Award from Assisted Living Services
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Assisted Living Services caregiver Doreen Harrison screamed and jumped for joy when she was presented with the homecare agency’s Platinum Caregiver Award for March. Harrison was surprised with the prestigious honor at the home of client Mrs. Virginia Hawley on April 18. In addition to a check for $5,000, the monthly award included a beautiful crystal statue and a certificate of merit.
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Apr 24, 2019 - 5:24:25 AM

Murphy calls on US Navy to increase submarine maintenance work at private shipyards like Electric Boat, save taxpayer money
Following a non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that found conducting maintenance of submarines at private shipyards can save taxpayer money, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations and Appropriations Committees, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Navy to address the costly maintenance backlog by conducting more work at private shipyards like Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut. Specifically, the CBO found that on average, overhauls at private shipyards have been 31 percent less expensive.
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Apr 24, 2019 - 5:12:49 AM

Housatonic Community College Hosts ‘Priority Registration Saturday’ on April 27
Housatonic Community College will host ‘Priority Registration Saturday’ on April 27 for new and returning students. The enrollment event will take place from 9:00am to 2:00pm in the Lafayette Hall Student Services Center, located on campus at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT.
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Apr 24, 2019 - 5:11:03 AM

Bears 2, Sound Tigers 1, Hershey takes 2-1 series lead
Josh Ho-Sang scored his first career playoff goal on a first-period breakaway Tuesday night, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud affiliate of the New York Islanders, suffered a 2-1 loss to the Hershey Bears in Game 3 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals at Giant Center. Hershey also took a 2-1 series lead in the best-of-five first-round matchup.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 10:48:51 PM

Lamont: state terminates purchase agreement for Griswold property
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Department of Administrative Services has terminated a purchase and sale agreement for a 113-acre piece of land in Griswold that was a proposed site for a Connecticut State Police gun range. Following the governor’s decision not to seek bonding money for the property, the department exercised its right to terminate the agreement and delivered a letter to the property owner, notifying him that it no longer plans to purchase the property.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 10:15:36 PM

Stamford Public Schools and the Board of Education Announce Leadership Transition Dr. Tamu Lucero Expected to be Appointed Superintendent Stamford Public Schools
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Stamford Public Schools (SPS) and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) announce the following leadership transition plan for the district. It is expected that the BOE will vote at tonight’s April 23, 2019, Board Meeting, to accept the resignation of Superintendent Earl Kim and to appoint current Deputy Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero as Superintendent, both effective immediately.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 5:34:34 PM

Lamont launches statewide performance and results agenda
Governor Ned Lamont on Monday convened the first cabinet meeting of his administration, where he announced his vision to implement a data-driven state government that is user-friendly, cost-effective, data-informed, and results-drive. The effort includes the deployment of a new, cross-agency performance management system that will bring private-sector discipline and customer focus to the mission of government.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 5:21:34 AM

Stamford-based Americares Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Americares is delivering more than 4 tons of critical medicine and medical supplies to treat patients and protect health workers fighting the deadly Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 5:20:18 AM

Pure Chaos: The Math Musical to Multiply the Fun at Stepping Stones from May 11 – 15
It just doesn’t add up! Pure Chaos is about to descend on Stepping Stones Museum for Children and the award-winning children’s museum is… excited? Well, “sum” of the reason for that excitement is because the smiles and laughter will multiply when West Hyler, writer and associate director of Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour and associate director of Broadway's Jersey Boys and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, debuts his new show Pure Chaos: The Math Musical for an exclusive run at Stepping Stones.
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Apr 23, 2019 - 5:16:52 AM

May 1-31: Jim Malloy at the Geary Gallery, Darien
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This May, the Geary Gallery of Darien is proud to present “Abstract Expressions,” featuring the unique and colorful abstract paintings of New Fairfield, CT artist, Jim Malloy. His exhibit runs May 1 - 31 at the Geary Gallery located at 576 Boston Post Road in Darien.
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Apr 22, 2019 - 5:50:25 AM

Bears 2, Sound Tigers 0
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud affiliate of the New York Islanders, fired 39 shots on goal Saturday night, but were silenced in Game 2 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals by the Hershey Bears at Webster Bank Arena.
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Apr 21, 2019 - 10:13:37 AM

Sound Tigers 3, Bears 2. Bridgeport takes lead in playoff series
Kieffer Bellows’ second goal of the night came nearly 14 minutes into double overtime on Friday, and propelled the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, to a 3-2 victory in Game 1 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals against the Hershey Bears at Webster Bank Arena.
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Apr 20, 2019 - 11:38:06 AM

AG Tong, Consumer Counsel Katz support ban of auto-renewals in third-party electric supplier contracts
Attorney General William Tong and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz on Wednesday urged legislators to pass the comprehensive suite of protections for existing and prospective customers of third-party electric suppliers in House Bill No. 7155, An Act Concerning Consumer Protections for Customers of Electric Suppliers, including a proposed ban of so-called “auto-renewals” of third-party supplier contracts with residential consumers. More
Apr 19, 2019 - 2:36:32 AM

Sacred Heart University to offer summer anatomy program to high school students
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Sacred Heart University will offer an anatomy enrichment program July 15-20 at the Center for Healthcare Education for rising high school juniors and seniors in the area who are interested in biology or health-care careers.
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Apr 19, 2019 - 2:31:38 AM

Shortage of affordable housing has reached crisis levels, among findings of ‘State of Urban Connecticut’ report by Quinnipiac University and Urban League of Southern Connecticut
A “crisis level” shortage of affordable housing and the growth of low-wage jobs that will severely impact low-income communities and communities of color are among the findings in the “State of Urban Connecticut,” a comprehensive report released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University and Urban League of Southern Connecticut. More
Apr 18, 2019 - 2:29:34 AM

Waveny LifeCare celebrates its volunteers and their dedicated service
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Waveny LifeCare Network recently recognized its many volunteers for their contributions of time and talent throughout the nonprofit organization, including Waveny Care Center, The Village’s Memory Care residence, Waveny’s Adult Day Program and The Inn’s Retirement Community. Many area organizations, including local government, churches and schools were represented, reflecting the deep and enduring ties between Waveny and the surrounding community.
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Apr 18, 2019 - 2:25:55 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of New Comedy Thriller “Murder Too” by Weston’s David Wiltse
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of a new comedy thriller, “Murder Too,” by David Wiltse of Weston, former Westport Country Playhouse playwright-in-residence, on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Playhouse alumni David Beach, Joanna Gleason, Deirdre Madigan, and Andrew Veenstra. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
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Apr 18, 2019 - 1:30:28 AM

Stamford Awards Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year
Stamford Mayor David Martin, along with Director of Public Safety, Health and Welfare Ted Jankowski and 911 Director Joseph Gaudett, recognized the work of several public safety telecommunicators in Stamford as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
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Apr 18, 2019 - 1:27:48 AM

The Long Ridge School to host Fifth Annual Diversity Forum
The Long Ridge School will host their Fifth Annual Diversity Forum on Thursday, April 25 beginning at 7:15 pm and it is FREE and open to the public. The special speaker will be Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M., and she will share her insights on how we can address and attempt to correct unconscious bias with intentional inclusion. Some of the timely topics she will discuss include: building an understanding of the value and benefit of diversity and inclusion as essential life skills for today and the future, using children’s natural curiosity to understand differences and similarities and learn from them, and understanding the importance of creating environments where children feel a sense of belonging. This presentation will follow an in-depth workshop for The Long Ridge School teachers.
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Apr 16, 2019 - 1:11:58 PM

Donations and Consignments Wanted for Minks to Sinks
Minks to Sinks, a massive sale to benefit Family & Children’s Agency, will be held May 4-6 and donations and consignments of new or gently used items are needed. Contributing to the sale is a great way to clean out closets, garages, and attics.
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Apr 16, 2019 - 10:26:02 AM

Keith McCambridge relieved of coaching duties with Hartford Wolf Pack
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced Monday that Keith McCambridge has been relieved of his coaching duties with the Rangers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. In addition, the Blueshirts declined to exercise the option on Wolf Pack Assistant Coach Joe Mormina’s contract for the 2019-20 season.
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Apr 16, 2019 - 10:23:13 AM

Tickets on Sale: 19th Annual SilverSource Charity Golf Outing On June 10
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SilverSource, Inc., a leader in providing assistance to older adults in need since 1908, will host the 19th Annual SilverSource Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 10, 2018. Tickets are on sale now for this outstanding event, where golfers enjoy a fun day of world-class golf at Rockrimmon Country Club while supporting the SilverSource “Ride to Wellness” and “Housing Stability” programs.
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Apr 16, 2019 - 10:20:36 AM

SHU plans computer-aided drug-design summer camp for high school students
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Sacred Heart University and NLS Therapeutic Discovery will conduct a summer camp August 5-16 to introduce high school students to computer-aided drug design.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:34:34 AM

Local High School Students Raise Over $340,000 For Cancer Cures
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter (CTWHV) annual Students of the Year campaign exceeded all expectations, with 15 candidate teams, raising $340,751 to help find cancer cures. This amount represents the highest total for Students of the Year in the four years that the chapter has been holding this campaign and more than doubles last year’s total.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:34:34 AM

“Rumble ‘N Sway” - recent work by Joanie Landau comes to Stamford Loft Artists Gallery
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Explore the latest works of award winning Fairfield, CT artist, Joanie Landau at her solo show titled “Rumble ‘N Sway” in the Phillips and West Galleries at 575 Pacific Street from June 1 to June 30, 2019, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 30 from 6-8 pm.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:16:43 AM

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