"Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruises start Dec. 15 at The Maritime Aquarium
Cruise out onto Long Island Sound this winter with The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk in hopes of seeing some of the seals and birds that spend the colder months just off Connecticut’s shores.
Dec 11, 2018 - 10:08:31 AM

The Stamford Jewish Community Center's Gallery @ the J proudly presents "Variations" artwork by artist Ellen Gordon
The Stamford Jewish Community Center’s Gallery @ the J proudly presents an exhibition of artwork by artist Ellen Gordon. The exhibit takes place at The Stamford Jewish Community Center from January 3, 2019 thru February 28, 2019. A reception for the artist will be held on January 17, 2019 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Admission is free. The JCC is located at 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford CT 06905.
Dec 11, 2018 - 10:03:45 AM

Kids Helping Kids: Shelton Girl Scouts Help Kids at Boys & Girls Village
The holidays are a time of giving, and members of Shelton Girl Scout Troop #60443 put that motto into action with gifts and donations to children in need at Boys & Girls Village.
Dec 11, 2018 - 10:01:23 AM

Norwalk Miniaturist Vance Alexander Displays Work at NPL
A Look at the World From a Different Perspective

Throughout the month of December, the Norwalk Public Library hosts a display of miniature room constructions made by artist Vance Alexander, in the entry lobby, located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk.
Dec 7, 2018 - 5:40:46 AM

Nutmeg Wins Annual Prestigious Social Responsibility Award a Second Time
Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union was presented the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award following its extensive participation in the March for Babies, a fundraising event held by the March of Dimes dedicated to helping families impacted by premature birth. Each year the Dora Maxwell award recognizes Connecticut credit unions who demonstrate a high commitment to community and social organizations. Nutmeg also garnered this prestigious distinction in 2017.
Dec 7, 2018 - 5:38:59 AM

Tony Goldwyn and Jane Musky Join Americares Boards
Americares is pleased to announce actor, director, producer and activist Tony Goldwyn has joined the organization’s board of directors, and acclaimed production designer Jane Musky has been elected to the board of the Americares Free Clinics.
Dec 6, 2018 - 5:32:41 AM

AARP Connecticut Selects Recipients for First Livable Communities Grant Program
AARP Connecticut has selected four awardees for its inaugural “Livable Communities Grant Program” dedicated to fund quick-action projects in Connecticut communities that will help make immediate improvements or jumpstart long-term progress that will support residents.
Dec 6, 2018 - 5:30:49 AM

Indeed Continues To Expand in Stamford With A Plan To Hire An Additional 500 Workers
Governor Dannel Malloy announced this week in a press release that Indeed, the world’s number one job site, is expanding its presence here in Stamford. The technology company earlier this year announced it was expanding its workforce and is now planning to add an additional 500 jobs in Stamford. This will increase the number of workers in the City to 1,700.
Dec 6, 2018 - 5:28:43 AM

Wolf Pack fall to the Sound Tigers 2-1
Chris Bourque’s power-play goal midway through the third period was the game-winner for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Wednesday night at Webster Bank Arena, in a 2-1 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack.
Dec 6, 2018 - 1:11:04 AM

Sound Tigers win against the Wolf Pack 2-1
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (14-7-3-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, edged the Hartford Wolf Pack (11-10-1-2) for the second time this season in a close, 2-1 victory on Wednesday night at the Webster Bank Arena.
Dec 6, 2018 - 12:31:10 AM

Asylum Hill Congregational Church Calls First Female Senior Minister
On Sunday, December 2, the congregation of Asylum Hill Congregational Church of Hartford called the Rev. Erica A. Thompson as its tenth senior minister - the first female senior minister in the church’s 150 year history.
Dec 4, 2018 - 5:57:48 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Brings “Willesden Reads” Students to Free Performance of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane”
Westport Country Playhouse will offer a free-of-charge performance to “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” for students at Connecticut schools adopting the “Willesden Reads” program into their curriculum to study the Holocaust. “Willesden Reads” is a program of the Hold On To Your Music Foundation, established in 2003 by Mona Golabek, who stars in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane.” The Foundation’s mission is to expand awareness and understanding of the ethical implications of world events such as the Holocaust, and the power of the arts, especially music, to embolden the human spirit in the face of adversity.
Dec 4, 2018 - 5:52:53 AM

Sound Tigers 5, Thunderbirds 4 (OT)
Josh Ho-Sang scored his second goal of the season 91 seconds into overtime on Sunday, pushing the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (13-7-3-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, to a 5-4 victory against the Springfield Thunderbirds (12-6-1-2) at MassMutual Center.
Dec 2, 2018 - 7:43:28 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 5, Charlotte Checkers 3
The Hartford Wolf Pack extended a winning streak to four games Saturday night at the XL Center, with a 5-3 win over the AHL-leading Charlotte Checkers. More
Dec 1, 2018 - 11:03:13 PM

Bruins 2, Sound Tigers 1 (OT)
Wotherspoon scores lone goal on Saturday as the Sound Tigers earn a point for the 11th straight home game

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (12-7-3-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, took the Providence Bruins (10-8-3-0) to overtime on Saturday, but suffered a 2-1 loss after Ryan Fitzgerald scored on a penalty shot in the extra frame at Webster Bank Arena.
Dec 1, 2018 - 11:01:54 PM

SHU receives Lilly grant for Catholic conference
Sacred Heart University will host a collaborative regional conference on the Catholic intellectual tradition for universities in April 2020 through a grant from the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts.
Nov 29, 2018 - 5:51:00 AM

Murphy Highlights New Haven Innovator, My Gene Counsel, as “Murphy’s Innovator of the Month”
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced on Wednesday that My Gene Counsel, a digital genetic counseling company in New Haven, is “Murphy’s Innovator of the Month.” During their run as Director and Assistant Director of Yale School of Medicine's Cancer Genetic Counseling Program, respectively, Ellen Matloff and Danielle Bonadies began to notice trends in the field of genomics: many patients were having genetic testing without the involvement of a certified genetic counselor and many patients’ genetic test results were being misinterpreted. After realizing there were no existing scalable solutions to provide consumers with accurate, updating genetic information, Ellen and Danielle created My Gene Counsel.
Nov 29, 2018 - 3:31:45 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2019 Season
Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 2019 season, featuring five productions, playing April 23 through November 23, under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos. The Connecticut professional theater’s lineup includes two musicals, two dramas, and a comedy. 2019 season tickets are now on sale. Single tickets for 2019 productions will go on sale in March.
Nov 29, 2018 - 3:26:00 AM

Following National Climate Assessment, Blumenthal, colleagues introduce Senate resolution endorsing findings and urging immediate action
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) joined U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) in introducing a Senate resolution outlining key findings of the recent Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) report and last week’s National Climate Assessment. The resolution affirms the signing members’ recognition and acceptance of these findings, and calls for bold action to combat climate change. Blumenthal and Merkley were joined on the resolution by 23 Senate colleagues.
Nov 28, 2018 - 3:29:27 PM

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Announces New 2019 Board Chair, Officers & Members
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) has announced the appointment of a new Chair for its Board of Directors, as well as, the addition of three new Board members. A new slate of officers was also appointed.
Nov 28, 2018 - 5:49:16 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints Katharine L. Mussio Director of Marketing and Audience Development
Katharine L. Mussio has joined Westport Country Playhouse as director of marketing and audience development, leading the historic theater’s marketing, public relations, communications, and audience development efforts for its season productions and programs.
Nov 28, 2018 - 5:46:36 AM

Free Influenza Vaccination Clinic Available This Saturday
Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Raul Pino, in preparation for the influenza season, is proactively encouraging all residents to get vaccinated against influenza. To increase the number of vaccinated Connecticut residents, the Department of Public Health has launched a statewide Influenza Clinics campaign to provide vaccination for persons without insurance.
Nov 27, 2018 - 5:54:13 PM

Harmony4kidz presents fundraising concert and toy drive at FTC on Dec. 19
On Dec. 19, a fundraising concert at Fairfield Theatre Company (FTC) Stage One will benefit Harmony4kidz (www.harmony4kidz.org), a charity whose mission is to make music and art accessible to all children.
Nov 27, 2018 - 4:05:31 AM

Blumenthal, Schumer, Udall & Tonko announce bicameral bill to block cyber Grinches stealing Christmas
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Tom Udall (D-NM), and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY) recently announced introduction of The Stopping Grinch Bots Act of 2018 to crack down on cyber grinches using bot technology to snatch up large batches of hot holiday toys in order to resell to parents at unfair, inflated prices.
Nov 26, 2018 - 5:14:15 AM

Malloy invites public to open annual open house at governor's residence
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual holiday open house at the Governor’s Residence in Hartford. Located at 990 Prospect Avenue, the house will be decorated for the season and open to the public for tours.
Nov 26, 2018 - 12:11:45 AM

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