Area stage premiere for meet me in St. Louis
Meet Me In St. Louis - the beloved MGM musical - now a stage production, comes to Stamford for the first time playing on Curtain Call's Kweskin Theatre stage beginning November 14.
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Oct 31, 2014 - 6:17:57 AM

Olympic Gold Medalist To Be Honored At 36th Annual MS Dinner of Champions
The National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter, will honor Olympic gold medalist Gigi Fernandez at the 36th Annual MS Dinner of Champions on Friday, November 14, at the Hilton Stamford Hotel in Stamford.
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Oct 30, 2014 - 6:30:16 AM

SHU's Welch College of Business among Princeton Review's best
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The Princeton Review has once again named Sacred Heart University’s John F. Welch College of Business (WCOB) one of the top schools in the nation. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its book, The Best 296 Business Schools (Random House/Princeton Review, $22.99).
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Oct 29, 2014 - 6:27:56 PM

Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Team Leaps into Action After Uncovering New Data on Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program has ramped up its research efforts relating to loggerhead sea turtles after analyzing its current data. Their analysis shows an increased number of deceased loggerhead sea turtles in this area in October this year compared to prior years.
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Oct 29, 2014 - 8:04:59 AM

AmeriCares and American Medical Association Launch Effort Aimed at Preventing Diabetes in Underserved Areas
As Diabetes Awareness Month approaches, AmeriCares and the American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday announced a new collaboration aimed at helping delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
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Oct 29, 2014 - 6:22:33 AM

WBDC brings national thought leaders on "Next Women's Movement" to Connecticut
The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) will host its annual business breakfast "Connect–Grow–Influence: Women With Impact, Entrepreneurship as the New Women’s Movement.” This year’s event will take place on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at the Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Oct 28, 2014 - 8:06:36 AM

Malloy outlines state's policies for monitoring travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Monday issued the following outline of how the state is monitoring the health of any individual returning to Connecticut after traveling from one of the countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak.
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Oct 28, 2014 - 8:03:00 AM

20th Anniv. Fairfield County Heart Walk Honors Survivors
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The American Heart Association’s Fairfield County Heart Walk was held on Sunday, October 26th at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk to raise funds and awareness to fight heart disease and stroke—the number one and four killers in Connecticut. Nearly 1,000 people attended the event.
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Oct 27, 2014 - 6:20:20 PM

Sound Tigers 5, IceCaps 3
Ryan Pulock, Griffin Reinhart and Mike Halmo each tallied a goal and an assist, helping the Sound Tigers to a 5-3 win over the St. John’s IceCaps at Mile One Centre.
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Oct 26, 2014 - 11:17:44 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 3, Norfolk Admirals 0
The Hartford Wolf Pack (4-2-1-0) snapped a two-game losing streak when they defeated the Norfolk Admirals (2-5-0-0) 3-0 Sunday afternoon at the XL Center.
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Oct 26, 2014 - 8:33:43 PM

Albany Devils 7, Hartford Wolf Pack 3
Ben Thomson and Mike Sislo scored two goals apiece, and Joe Whitney and Scott Timmins both had a goal and an assist, to lead the Albany Devils to a 7-3 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack Friday night at the XL Center.
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Oct 25, 2014 - 8:38:17 AM

First County Bank Selects 3001 Stamford Square for its New Headquarters
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The Ashforth Company announced that First County Bank has chosen its Stamford, CT property, 3001 Stamford Square, as the new location for the bank’s executive offices.
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Oct 24, 2014 - 7:58:37 AM

Malloy: State launches Ebola information website
Residents Can Visit www.ct.gov/ebola for Useful Facts

Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday announced that the State of Connecticut has launched a website to keep residents informed regarding the Ebola virus. There will also be a hyperlink to www.ct.gov/ebola on the homepages of all state agencies.
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Oct 24, 2014 - 6:59:49 AM

Tickets On Sale for The Nutcracker at Westport Country Playhouse
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Ballet Etudes Company (BEC)(www.balletetudescompany.com) announced the return of their time honored production of The Nutcracker to the Westport Country Playhouse. Audiences will once again be transported to Clara’s dream world and enjoy this family-friendly classic, set to the music of Tchaikovsky. Tickets are on sale now for BEC’s full-length performance on Saturdays, December 6 & 13, and Sunday, December 7, with show times of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. There will be an accompanying Nutcracker boutique in the lobby, offering a range of related memorabilia for fans of all ages.
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Oct 24, 2014 - 12:24:37 AM

Mayor Martin Addresses Emergency Managers Regarding Stamford’s Ebola Preparedness
Earlier this month Governor Malloy issued an order declaring a public health emergency as a precautionary measure in response to cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Today, Stamford Mayor David Martin announced that the City of Stamford has been monitoring and preparing to safeguard the community and first responders since July.
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Oct 23, 2014 - 11:05:42 PM

Malloy: CT investment in bioscience continues to pay dividends
Governor Malloy today announced that a new, state-of-the art genomics research facility is being established in Branford by the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai, a leader in biomedical research, medical and scientific training and patient care, is expanding into Connecticut and anticipates creating 142 new full time jobs over the next five years.
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Oct 23, 2014 - 2:23:27 PM

Southbury, CT retail center sells for $1.9M
Investment sales broker Northeast Private Client Group has announced the sale of Southford Center, a multi-tenant mixed-use property located at 1481 Southford Road in Southbury, CT. David Almeida, a senior associate in the firm’s Bridgeport office, represented the seller exclusively in the $1,900,000 transaction, which closed on October 16.
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Oct 23, 2014 - 11:03:04 AM

Energize Connecticut: Energy Efficiency Gains in South Windsor Expected to Increase as Residents Prepare for Winter Heating Season
The Town of South Windsor, the South Windsor Energy Committee, Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas are encouraging South Windsor residents to participate in “Energize South Windsor” before the campaign concludes at the end of the year.
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Oct 23, 2014 - 6:01:27 AM

Survey acknowledges WCSU as a leader in promoting social mobility
Western ranks No. 1 in Connecticut and No. 11 nationwide in recent study

In May 2014, Science magazine published a special issue about “Haves and Have-Nots: The Science of Inequality.” One of the key points raised — that the gap between rich and poor in the United States is growing — caught the attention of CollegeNET and PayScale, which combined efforts recently to create a social mobility index (SMI) to “comparatively assess the role of our higher education system in providing a conduit for economic and social advancement.”
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Oct 23, 2014 - 5:41:07 AM

Whittingham Cancer Center Receives Three Year Re-Accreditation with Commendation
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (CoC) has granted a Three-Year Approval with Commendation to the cancer program at the Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.
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Oct 23, 2014 - 5:39:05 AM

Wolf Pack make two roster moves
Mackenzie Skapski Reassigned to Hartford from Greenville, Chris McCarthy Assigned to ECHL

Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced Wednesday that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned goaltender Mackenzie Skapski to the Wolf Pack from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and have reassigned forward Chris McCarthy from the Wolf Pack to Greenville.
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Oct 22, 2014 - 11:08:31 PM

Author to Discuss Book on Giorgio de Chirico at Neuberger Museum of Art, Oct. 27
Author Ara H. Merjian will discuss his newly published book, Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris, at the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College on Monday October 27, at 4:30 pm. Merjian's book examines how de Chirico’s metaphysical cityscapes redirected the course of modernist painting and the modern architectural imagination.
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Oct 22, 2014 - 6:12:57 PM

DRS: State tax registration initiative is big success
Saying, “Even small changes can make a big difference,” Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan announced today that an initiative to get businesses properly registered for state tax purposes is proving to be a big success. The initiative has already brought 3,951 businesses back into compliance and collected $12.4 million owed to the state.
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Oct 22, 2014 - 5:35:46 PM

Merrill: All CT 2014 Ballots Now Viewable Online
Secretary of the State Urges Connecticut Voters to Familiarize Themselves with the Ballots for Their City or Town

With just under two weeks to go before the 2014 general election, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday announced to Connecticut voters that ballots for all Connecticut cities and towns are now available for viewing online. Secretary Merrill is also urging the more than 1.94 million registered voters in Connecticut to familiarize themselves with the general election ballots by going online to the Secretary of the State’s website www.sots.ct.gov/vote and following the link to see the ballot in their town. The direct link to the town ballots is:
http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3179&q=555138
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Oct 22, 2014 - 11:43:04 AM

Sacred Heart University breaks ground on new residence hall
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Sacred Heart University broke ground today on a new 87,000-square-foot, 216-bed residence hall to be built on the corner of Jefferson Street and Park Avenue across from the nearly completed Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center.
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Oct 22, 2014 - 11:33:10 AM

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