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SOUND TIGERS 3, DEVILS 1
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (39-23-2-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, scored three unanswered goals on Wednesday and earned a 3-1 win over the Albany Devils (34-27-2-2) in their final meeting at Times Union Center.
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Mar 23, 2017 - 12:05:33 AM

Senate Majority Leader Duff’s Transportation Lockbox Proposal Wins Committee Approval
Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff’s (D-Norwalk) proposal to institute a transportation lockbox is one step closer to reality after winning the approval of the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee by a vote of 25-10. Senator Duff’s bill, Senate Joint Resolution No. 5, A Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the State Constitution Regarding the Special Transportation Fund, is headed to the Senate for consideration.
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Mar 22, 2017 - 5:31:05 AM

Four SPS Teacher of the Year Finalists Selected from Nine Nominees
Each year Stamford Public Schools (SPS) recognizes outstanding teachers in the district through its Teacher of the Year and Spotlight Awards Program. From among 41 individuals and teams who were nominated by their peers, the committee selected nine individuals as Stamford Teacher of the Year nominees and 22 as Spotlight Award Winners.
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Mar 22, 2017 - 4:52:15 AM

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5, Hartford Wolf Pack 2
The Hartford Wolf Pack’s frustrations against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins continued Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, as the Wolf Pack fell to 0-7-0-0 on the year against the Penguins with a 5-2 loss.
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Mar 21, 2017 - 10:39:20 PM

SBA Announces 2017 Small Business Week Winners
Carla Bartolucci, President & CEO of Euro-USA Trading/Jovial Foods of No. Stonington, CT has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2017 Connecticut Small Business Person of the Year, SBA’s top award, according to an announcement made by Anne Hunt, SBA’s District Director.
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Mar 21, 2017 - 5:42:57 AM

Acclaimed Local Journalist Gretchen Carlson to Headline Annual Women’s Event
Acclaimed Journalist and women’s empowerment advocate Gretchen Carlson will be one of the featured panelists at the 7th Annual Conversations with Extraordinary Women on Thursday, April 20th at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury, CT. Presented by the Women’s Business Council (an arm of the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce), the much-anticipated event provides the opportunity to hear from high-profile women, their incredible stories of how they got to where they are and the insights learned along the way. The overarching theme of this year’s conversation is, “The Boys Network, does it still exist?”
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Mar 21, 2017 - 2:53:02 AM

AARP, Consumer & Environmental Groups Oppose Senate Bill Awarding Special Deals for Dominion Resources
AARP Connecticut, Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG), Connecticut Public Interest Research Group (ConnPIRG), Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CFE), Acadia Center and advocacy groups joined at Connecticut’s Legislative Office Building in Hartford today in opposition to Senate Bill 106, legislation that would create a process guaranteeing a higher price for the electricity Dominion Resources currently sells on the New England wholesale competitive market through its Millstone Nuclear Power Plant in Waterford.
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Mar 20, 2017 - 2:54:49 PM

CT Department of Revenue Services & IRS Warn of New Scam to Steal Refunds
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan joined the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in warning both tax preparers and taxpayers of last-minute phishing email scams, especially those requesting deposit changes for refunds or account updates.
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Mar 20, 2017 - 5:39:10 AM

Stamford Symphony announces music director finalists and 2017-2018 season
Stamford Symphony CEO and President, Barbara Soroca, announces Our Next Maestro, the 2017-2018 Audition Season. This transformative time offers many unique opportunities. Six gifted Music Director finalists were chosen among a pool of nearly 200 worldwide applicants. A Music Director search committee comprised of musicians, board members and the CEO viewed resumes and video, and interviewed many candidates before narrowing the search down to the final six below (In the order of appearance next season):
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Mar 20, 2017 - 5:37:19 AM

Murphy: New Report: Trumpcare Will Cost Connecticut Families & Seniors Thousands More For Health Care
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released on Friday the following statement on a new state-by-state cost analysis by the Center for American Progress, which found that Trumpcare will cost Connecticut residents and their families thousands more for health care. Specifically the report found that under Trumpcare, the average adult in Connecticut would see health care costs rise over $4,000, including over $6,000 for low-income individuals and $10,000 for older residents. Connecticut families would also get hit with higher costs, with families on average being forced to pay $8,600 to $14,000 more.
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Mar 20, 2017 - 2:47:08 AM

BEARS 3, SOUND TIGERS 1
Ross Johnston broke a scoreless deadlock nearly midway through the second period on Sunday, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (38-23-2-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, couldn’t hold off the Hershey Bears (36-18-8-3), who scored the last three goals, en route to a 3-1 decision at Webster Bank Arena.
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Mar 19, 2017 - 10:04:51 PM

SOUND TIGERS 4, COMETS 1
Five different skaters recorded multiple points on Saturday as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (38-22-2-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, earned a 4-1 win over the Utica Comets (29-25-7-2) at Webster Bank Arena.
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Mar 18, 2017 - 11:08:18 PM

Hershey Bears 6, Hartford Wolf Pack 4
Paul Carey scored four goals Saturday night at Giant Center, to lead the Hershey Bears to a 6-4 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack, in the second of back-to-back games between the two teams in Hershey.
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Mar 18, 2017 - 10:55:16 PM

Classic Disney musical fairy tale alive on stage in Stamford
Disney’s Academy Award-winning film, Beauty and the Beast, comes to life on The Kweskin Theatre stage, Stamford, from March 31 through April 29. More
Mar 18, 2017 - 3:34:39 AM

BRUINS 3, SOUND TIGERS 0
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (37-22-2-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, launched 31 shots at goaltender Zane McIntyre on Friday, but the Providence Bruins (34-18-5-4) netminder stopped each one in a 3-0 setback at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
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Mar 17, 2017 - 11:00:39 PM

Hershey Bears 4, Hartford Wolf Pack 3 (OT)
Christian Djoos’ goal 59 seconds into overtime, his second goal and fourth point of the night, gave the Hershey Bears a 4-3 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack Friday night at Giant Center, in the first of back-to-back games between the two teams in Hershey.
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Mar 17, 2017 - 10:59:40 PM

DRS: Tips on Finding a Qualified Tax Professional
The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services joins the Department of Consumer Protection and the Internal Revenue Service to offer tips to finding a qualified tax professional.
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Mar 16, 2017 - 4:16:22 AM

Statewide travel ban to be lifted at 5 p.m. today
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced this afternoon that the travel ban on state roads that went into effect early this morning will be lifted effective at 5:00 p.m. today, but he is still urging motorists to stay off the roads if possible this evening as conditions remain treacherous.
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Mar 14, 2017 - 3:12:16 PM

Malloy announces impact of Trumpcare on CT
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that according to a new analysis of the impact on the State of Connecticut of the Republicans’ American Health Care Act – also known as Trumpcare – healthcare coverage for tens of thousands of state residents could be threatened, and as much as $1 billion in annual costs would be added to the state at full implementation after 2020.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 5:14:33 PM

Reviczky advises producers, residents to prepare for extreme winter weather
Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky is advising producers and residents to take steps to protect livestock, pets and property during the expected upcoming periods of heavy snow.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 5:12:57 PM

Malloy signs preparedness emergency ahead of winter storm, activates statewide travel ban beginning at 5 a.m. Tuesday
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an order proclaiming a civil preparedness emergency in the State of Connecticut ahead of the major winter storm that is expected to impact the state on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. With dangerous weather conditions anticipated that will last throughout the day, the Governor has also signed an order activating a statewide travel ban that will begin at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday and remain in effect until further notice.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 5:10:13 PM

Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital & Norwalk Hospital announces storm related closings
The National Winter Service is forecasting a winter storm which is expected to produce significant impacts to the region early Tuesday morning, March 14 into Wednesday morning, March 15. More
Mar 13, 2017 - 5:07:10 PM

Eversource: Prepared for Heavy Snow and High Winds
With an approaching nor’easter forecasted to bring heavy snow and high winds to Connecticut Tuesday, Eversource is ready to address any storm-related power outages. The company is preparing for the possibility of tree-related damage to its electric system and will have crews and support staff ready to respond. Customers are encouraged to also prepare for the possibility of outages.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 4:54:19 PM

Malloy announces opening of state's new corrections unit exclusively for young adult offenders
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) Commissioner Scott Semple today announced that the DOC has opened a new unit at the Cheshire Correctional Institution that will house offenders between the ages of 18 to 25 with the goal of preventing these young adults who have committed nonviolent crimes from beginning a life of crime and returning to prison.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 4:24:14 PM

Stamford Mayor Martin Declares Snow Emergency in Advance of Impending Blizzard
Stamford Mayor David Martin has declared a Snow Emergency, effective 8:00 p.m. today, in anticipation of the impending snowstorm. The Snow Emergency will require the removal of all vehicles on designated snow emergency streets. Alternate side of the street parking rules will also be in effect. City parking garages will be available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. today through the duration of the storm.
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Mar 13, 2017 - 4:13:53 PM

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