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Stamford EMS & The Boys & Girls Club Partner to Make the City Safer Stamford EMS Teaches Kids CPR and How to Call 911
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Over 100 children took a break from homework and activities to learn how and when to call 911 and to practice Hands-Only CPR, thanks to a visit by Stamford EMS at the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford.
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Dec 17, 2018 - 10:45:59 AM

Housatonic Community College Receives Grant To Support 3rd Annual One Book, One College Program
Housatonic Community College (HCC) was awarded a $2,975 grant by Connecticut Humanities to support the College’s 3rd Annual One Book, One College program.
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Dec 17, 2018 - 10:44:37 AM

Getting to Zero commission releases report
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today issued a report with statewide and city-specific recommendations for implementing Getting to Zero (G2Z), a campaign to get to zero new HIV infections, zero HIV-related deaths and zero HIV-related stigma and discrimination in Connecticut. The report calls for G2Z activities to be launched statewide and in the five cities with the highest number of people living with HIV: Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury and Stamford.
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Dec 17, 2018 - 10:42:20 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2019 Family Festivities Series
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Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2019 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from January through April, featuring musical productions based on classic and contemporary children’s stories. The four-show series includes musical versions of the classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” and the bestselling book, “Angelina Ballerina.” Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m., and are approximately one-hour in length. Tickets, at $20 each, are now on sale.
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Dec 13, 2018 - 9:59:46 AM

Waveny LifeCare Network Elects New Board Members
Five new members have been elected to Waveny LifeCare Network’s board of directors: Barb Achenbaum, Richard Croarkin, Peter Hasapis MD, Leo Karl III, and Jill Sautkulis. Tom Ferguson will continue in his role as board chairman with Kathleen Corbet elected vice chairman, Rich Bierman – secretary, and Rich Townsend as treasurer for the 5-star nonprofit eldercare organization with their headquarters in New Canaan.
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Dec 13, 2018 - 1:04:05 AM

Sen. Murphy's office: Murphy Votes to Overturn Trump Administration Rule Shielding Special Interest Groups’ Donors
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday voted to overturn a recent Trump administration policy allowing organizations that engage in political activity to hide the source of their funding. Murphy was a cosponsor of the Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval introduced by U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to overturn a Treasury Department decision to eliminate the requirement for certain tax exempt groups to report donors to the IRS. The resolution of disapproval passed the U.S. Senate 50-49.
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Dec 12, 2018 - 10:03:15 PM

"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.
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Dec 11, 2018 - 10:08:31 AM

The Stamford Jewish Community Center's Gallery @ the J proudly presents "Variations" artwork by artist Ellen Gordon
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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.
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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.
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Dec 11, 2018 - 10:01:23 AM

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

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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.
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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.
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Dec 7, 2018 - 5:38:59 AM

Tony Goldwyn and Jane Musky Join Americares Boards
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Dec 4, 2018 - 5:57:48 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Brings “Willesden Reads” Students to Free Performance of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Nov 29, 2018 - 3:31:45 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2019 Season
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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.
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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.
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Nov 28, 2018 - 3:29:27 PM

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