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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 16, 2019 - 10:23:13 AM

Tickets on Sale: 19th Annual SilverSource Charity Golf Outing On June 10
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.
Apr 16, 2019 - 10:20:36 AM

SHU plans computer-aided drug-design summer camp for high school students
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.
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.
Apr 11, 2019 - 5:34:34 AM

“Rumble ‘N Sway” - recent work by Joanie Landau comes to Stamford Loft Artists Gallery
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.
Apr 11, 2019 - 5:16:43 AM

The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory presents The Nutmeg's Dance Jubilee
Nutmeg Conservatory Founding Director Sharon Dante and Artistic Director Victoria Mazzarelli invite you to experience the joy of dance at The Nutmeg’s Dance Jubilee, May 16-18, 2019 on the Warner’s Main Stage. The Jubilee takes place over the esteemed ballet conservatory’s graduation weekend, and is the culminating event of not only the 2018-2019 dance season, but of the school’s first 49 seasons.
Apr 11, 2019 - 5:13:07 AM

Women's Center: Spring Direct Service Volunteer Training Scheduled for late May-early June
The Women’s Center is now accepting applications for our spring 2019 dual Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Certification program. This 48-hour training class certifies volunteers to perform crisis intervention at the Center during business hours or from home when the Center is closed; it is a prerequisite for court advocate, counselor advocate, group facilitator, and other advanced direct service volunteer positions. Week day training classes begin Tuesday, May 28th, and meet through Thursday, June 6th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the Center’s 2nd floor Training Room at 8 West Street in Danbury.
Apr 10, 2019 - 5:11:34 AM

Connecticut Red Cross Aims to Install 1,000 Free Smoke Alarms in Greater New Haven
On Saturday, April 27, American Red Cross volunteers and partners will visit local homes in Greater New Haven to help install 1,000 free smoke alarms during a national effort to Sound the Alarm against home fires.
Apr 10, 2019 - 12:28:59 AM

Stamford Student Wins Recycling Bag Design Contest
Stamford Public Schools, in coordination with the City of Stamford’s Recycling and Sanitation Department, announce Dolan Middle School Eighth Grader Kaitlin Doyle as the winner of the Recycle Bag Art Contest.
Apr 9, 2019 - 7:24:48 PM

SMP Taps TFI Envision for Scholarship Program Once Again
Long Island City's Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) tapped Norwalk's TFI Envision, Inc. again to help facilitate their 2019 Intermotor® ‘Import Leader’ Automotive Scholarship Competition, which will present four deserving students with a $5,000 scholarship each.
Apr 9, 2019 - 2:22:43 PM

Murphy, Toomey, Bipartisan Colleagues Announce HALOS Act to Support Startup Jobs, Innovation and Small Businesses
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) on Monday announced the introduction of the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, legislation that would support small businesses by removing burdensome restrictions from individuals who want to invest in startups and help create jobs. U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), and John Thune (R-S.D.) cosponsored the legislation.
Apr 9, 2019 - 12:20:57 PM

Stamford Announces Annual Walk to Work Day
Stamford will participate in Walk to Work Day on April 10, 2019, a nationwide day where residents and commuters are encouraged to walk at least 15 minutes on their way to work. City officials along with the Transportation, Traffic, and Parking Bureau will gather at the Stamford Transportation Center lower-level Concourse between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to celebrate this public event with free coffee, snacks, safety education information and giveaways.
Apr 9, 2019 - 5:19:58 AM

Alice Hutchinson, owner of Bethel's Byrd's Books, receives community service award from Bethel Democratic Town Committee
On Saturday, April 6, at Michael's at the Grove in Bethel, CT, Alice Hutchinson, the owner of independent book shop and community hub, Byrd's Books, was honored with the 2019 Bill & Shannon Award for Community Service by the Bethel Democratic Town Committee. The award is presented annually to a Bethel resident who has contributed to the growth and improvement of the Town of Bethel through involvement in various civic and public activities and committees.
Apr 9, 2019 - 5:07:59 AM

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk to close early on Thursday, April 11
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will close early on Thurs., April 11 to begin setting up for its annual gala that evening.
Apr 9, 2019 - 5:04:38 AM

Murphy Highlights Tolland Manufacturer, Environics, as this Week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer”
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that family- and woman-owned manufacturer Environics is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Housed in a 11,000 square foot facility in Tolland, Environics specializes in the manufacturing of gas flow management systems, primarily for air monitoring sites for the U.S. military, universities, and other businesses such as sensor manufacturers, gas companies, and stack testers.
Apr 8, 2019 - 11:14:43 PM

Eversource Celebrates National Volunteer Week
When Danielle Poulin isn’t busy assisting Eversource business customers with energy efficiency upgrades, she spends her downtime caring for dozens of cats at the Meriden Humane Society while they wait for their forever homes. Whether it’s feeding the felines, showing them to potential adoptees, helping administer medication, or just spending quality time with them – being with the animals is a passion of hers.
Apr 8, 2019 - 7:23:40 PM

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