Dr Mark J. Fletcher joins Coastal Orthopaedics
Coastal Orthopaedics with offices in Norwalk, New Canaan, Darien and Westport is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Mark J. Fletcher to their surgical team. Dr. Fletcher was formerly the founding partner of a Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic in Eugene, Oregon. His orthopedic specialties include total hip & knee reconstructive surgery, orthopedic sports medicine and reconstructive shoulder surgery with a special interest in throwing related injuries.
Jan 23, 2015 - 3:05:04 PM

Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Iolanta/Bluebeard’s Castle, Skylight
From New York and London, world-class opera and theatre are Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann will be a live simulcast on Saturday, January 31, at 12:55 p.m. with Vittorio Grigolo in the title role. From the Met on Sunday, February 22, at 12 p.m., Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle will enchant and thrill. Broadcast live from the West End by National Theatre, Skylight starring Carey Mulligan and Stephen Daldry, will be screened on Wednesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. Behind-the-scenes tours of the revered Metropolitan Opera House with insightful commentary by some of the genre’s most celebrated singers make the Met series even more exhilarating.
Jan 23, 2015 - 7:12:26 AM

Westport Arts Center Partners with Wadsworth Atheneum to Explore History of Coney Island in New Exhibition
On Friday, January 23, 6-8pm, the Westport Arts Center will open its doors to “Coney Island: Side Show.”’ Curated by Westport Arts Center’s Artistic Director, Helen Klisser During, “Coney Island: Side Show” features over 50 works by 14 photographers. A companion show to the Wadsworth Atheneum's Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 - 2008, curated by Robin Jaffee Frank, this exhibition focuses on photographs that depict Coney Island's attraction and transformation of people and place over the last 80 years.
Jan 22, 2015 - 3:35:37 AM

Hunter Arton Joins the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Board of Trustees
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is pleased to announce that Hunter Arton has joined its Board of Trustees. Ms. Arton said “I am honored for the opportunity to serve the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. The Museum is a true gem in the heart of Norwalk. I look forward to helping the museum to further establish its prominence along the West Avenue corridor as it continues to open its beautiful doors to the community and region through preservation activities and educational programs.”
Jan 22, 2015 - 3:13:40 AM

The Albany Devils used three power play goals to outlast the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 5-3 on Wednesday night at Prudential Center.
Jan 21, 2015 - 11:34:24 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 1, Providence Bruins 0
Justin Vaive’s goal with 3:59 remaining in the third period snapped a scoreless tie, and Yann Danis made 27 saves for his first Hartford Wolf Pack shutout, as the Wolf Pack defeated the Providence Bruins 1-0 Wednesday night at the XL Center.
Jan 21, 2015 - 11:02:36 PM

Eagle Scout Candidate’s Holiday Toy Drive Benefits Boys & Girls Village
Eagle Scout candidate Billy Panzella, a sophomore at Joseph A. Foran High School, was inspired to create his recent Holiday Toy and Collection Drive project by a family member and a family friend. Family member Louis D’Amato, a local businessman who also serves on the Boys & Girls Village Board of Directors, and family friend Joseph Tramuta, who is the BGV Board Co-Chair, helped Billy connect with his chosen beneficiary – Boys & Girls Village.
Jan 21, 2015 - 3:31:12 PM

Martin to Attend Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Meet with Federal Agencies
Stamford Mayor David Martin will attend the 83rd Winter Meeting of The U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C beginning on Wednesday, January 21. Nearly 300 mayors from across the country are expected to be present, including 13 mayors from Connecticut. It will be Martin’s second time participating in the conference. Martin will be accompanied by Chief of Staff Michael Pollard.
Jan 21, 2015 - 3:11:52 AM

Bluefish to host FeBREWary event at Two Roads Brewing Company to support CT Challenge
The Bridgeport Bluefish will once again be hosting a fun and exciting FeBREWary event with the BREWfish at Two Roads Brewing Company on Tuesday, February 17 to support CT Challenge. The event will take place at Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. All guests will have the chance to meet new Bluefish manager Ricky VanAsselberg and check out all the unique brews Two Roads has to offer.
Jan 21, 2015 - 3:07:58 AM

Young Mariners Foundation Receives Award
The Young Mariners Foundation of Stamford has received the prestigious award for Creative Innovations in Programming from US Sailing, the national organization for sailing.
Jan 21, 2015 - 3:03:28 AM

Malloy: New Haven ‘Boulevard’ Project Highlights Bike/Pedestrian Commitment
Boulevard Project will connect community in New Haven, improve access for pedestrians and bikers

An innovative downtown development project in New Haven highlights the importance of incorporating two critical modes of urban transportation – walking and bicycling – Governor Dannel P. Malloy said today.
Jan 20, 2015 - 1:36:41 PM

Stark Office Suites Acquires Assets of Plaza Executive Suites
Stark Office Suites, which offers premium turn-key, flexible executive offices and virtual office services for successful professionals and entrepreneurs, has added another sought-after location to its roster of premium office spaces throughout the NY Metropolitan Area. Stark has acquired the assets of Plaza Executive Suites and entered into a long-term lease for 23,500 square-feet of office space at 100 Mill Plain Road in Danbury, CT.
Jan 20, 2015 - 1:34:15 PM

Galaxy of Gourmets to Benefit STAR at Aitoro’s on February 5, 2015
Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom in Norwalk will host “Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR” a casual, family-friendly fundraising event that includes music, mingling and tastings of gourmet food and drinks from restaurants in Fairfield County showcased in their dream kitchens. The event will be held at 401 Westport Avenue in Norwalk on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 at www.STARct.org or by calling Megan Johnson at 203-846-9581 x339. Advanced reservations are preferred, but tickets will be available at the door.
Jan 19, 2015 - 2:46:45 PM

“Cinderella” Perfomances by British Amateur Theater Group
“Cinderella” will be performed on Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8 by the British Amateur Theater Group of Darien at Rogers International School in Stamford as a benefit for Neighbors Link Stamford. The well-known tale takes a few twists and turns with this group, whose performances have delighted both children and adults for over 20 years.
Jan 19, 2015 - 10:00:57 AM

Bridgeport Earns Win on Cancer Awareness Day

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers came back with a vengeance on Sunday, beating the Syracuse Crunch 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena.
Jan 19, 2015 - 9:56:24 AM

Hartford Wolf Pack 3, Norfolk Admirals 0
Mackenzie Skapski made 19 saves for his second shutout of the season Saturday night at Norfolk Scope, as the Hartford Wolf Pack defeated the Norfolk Admirals 3-0, for a sweep of a back-to-back series between the two teams.
Jan 18, 2015 - 8:54:33 AM

Courtnall, Persson Tally in Loss

The Syracuse Crunch downed the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 6-2 on Saturday night at Webster Bank Arena.
Jan 18, 2015 - 8:53:25 AM

January is National Radon Action Month
Norwalk Health Department Provides Radon Testing Kits, Urges Residents to Test Their Homes

In support of National Radon Action Month, the Norwalk Health Department urges residents to learn more about radon—a leading cause of lung cancer—and to test for radon in their homes. To help promote testing, the Health Department will offer free radon testing kits next week. Kits are available to the first 20 people who come to the Health Department on Thursday or Friday, January 22 or 23, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Jan 15, 2015 - 1:42:52 PM

Norwalk Hospital Cuts Ribbon on New Bauer Emergency Care Center
New facility doubles current treatment space, provides state-of-the-art emergency care

Longtime Norwalk Hospital supporters George and Carol Bauer of Wilton, Conn., will be honored today during a ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Celebration for the Hospital’s new Bauer Emergency Care Center.
Jan 14, 2015 - 10:11:06 AM

Duff, Doyle: CT a global leader in broadband
Connection speeds in Connecticut among fastest in the world

State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) and State Senator Paul Doyle (D-Wethersfield) announced Monday that Connecticut has been acknowledged as a national and global leader in internet speed.
Jan 14, 2015 - 5:05:29 AM

Fifth Grader Arjun Anand Wins Newfield Elementary School Geographic Bee
Newfield School announced on Monday that fifth grader Arjun Anand won the school’s competition of the National Geographic Bee. By winning, Arjun has qualified to compete in the first round of the state competition, which brings him closer to the overall prize of a $50,000 college scholarship.
Jan 13, 2015 - 1:13:16 PM

DMV Office Schedule in Recognition of Martin Luther King Day
Department of Motor Vehicles major customer service offices will close for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Friday, January 16, at 12:30 p.m. and reopen Tuesday, January 20, at 7:45 a.m.
Jan 13, 2015 - 1:06:57 PM

BEAU JEST extended in Stamford
Sold out opening weekend crowds at Curtain Call's Dressing Room Theatre spilled out into the cold winter weather warmed by the laughter from watching BEAU JEST - Curtain Call's latest offering. The production has now been extended through February 1 based on demand.
Jan 13, 2015 - 11:09:19 AM

Southern CT Synchronized Skating team celebrates three medals
Each of the three lines from Southern Connecticut Synchronized Skating (SCSS) team won a medal at the Colonial Classic Competition held this past weekend at the Tsongas Center at UMass, in Lowell, Massachusetts. The three-day event hosted 146 Northeastern U.S. teams that competed across every division from Beginner to Senior.
Jan 13, 2015 - 12:58:24 AM

Stamford nonprofits join forces to distribute 290 winter coats
Holiday elves from Backyard Humanitarian, Build On and New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) made the season a little brighter and a lot warmer for many tenants from NNI properties by turning the Activity Room into a Winter Coat Closet distribution center for a night. At the end of the evening, 290 coats had been snapped up by tenants from NNI’s Martin Luther King Jr. Apartments, Marshall Commons, Madison Smith, Belltown Manor, the Atlantic, Stillwater Heights and Friendship House in Stamford and Fair Street in Norwalk.
Jan 13, 2015 - 12:54:33 AM

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