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QU Poll: U.S. voters dislike Trump almost 2-1; media is important to democracy, 65% of voters say
Only 31 percent of American voters like President Donald Trump as a person, while 59 percent dislike him, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today.
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Aug 14, 2018 - 3:26:33 PM

Maritime Aquarium asks for boater caution after 2 sea turtles killed by propellers in last month in LIS
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With two sea turtles killed in Long Island Sound by propellers in the last month, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is asking boaters to slow down and be aware of these endangered animals.
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Aug 14, 2018 - 8:25:25 AM

Malloy: Connecticut receives $10M grant to increase access to care for individuals with substance use and mental health disorders
On Monday, Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving a $10 million federal grant that will be used to increase access to integrated care for individuals with substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders. Funding will also be used to address the opioid crisis in the state by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment. The grant has been awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).
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Aug 14, 2018 - 8:17:47 AM

Sacred Heart University professor explores the sacred through science fiction
Sacred Heart University theology and religious studies professor Richard Grigg of Shelton recently published his ninth book, Science Fiction and the Imitation of the Sacred.
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Aug 13, 2018 - 5:25:48 AM

Maritime Garage Gallery Seeks Artists For Exhibit Inspired By Street Art
The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists, 18 and over, for a new exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, located in the Maritime Parking Garage exhibit space in Norwalk, CT. The exhibit will run from October 25, 2018 through January 18, 2019.
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Aug 13, 2018 - 5:25:22 AM

Norwalk Celebrates Health Center Week Aug 13-16
Norwalk Community Health Center, Inc. (NCHC) is pleased to announce a slate of free activities and events for its patients and the public, to mark 2018 National Health Center Week. Unless otherwise noted, all activities take place at 120 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854.
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Aug 11, 2018 - 3:14:19 AM

Patriot National Bancorp continues growth trend, Second quarter 2018 Net Income is $1.0 Million; Loans and deposits continue to expand with Prime acquisition; Declares quarterly dividend
Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (“Patriot”, “Bancorp”) (NASDAQ: PNBK), the parent company of Patriot Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), today announced quarterly pre-tax earnings of $1.4 million and quarterly net income of $1.0 million, or $0.26 per fully diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.
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Aug 8, 2018 - 5:59:26 AM

Northeast Private Client Group Sells Stamford, Conn. Apartment Buildings for $35 Million
Investment sales broker Northeast Private Client Group has announced the recent sale of two multifamily buildings located in Stamford, Conn. Bradley Balletto, vice president, investments, together with Rich Edwards and Jeff Wright, investment associates in the firm’s Connecticut office, represented the seller and sourced the buyer in the off-market transaction.
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Aug 8, 2018 - 5:22:31 AM

Norwalk Health Department recognizes World Breastfeeding Week, National Breastfeeding Month
Tuesday marked the final day of World Breastfeeding Week, and August is National Breastfeeding Month. The Norwalk Health Department encourages mothers to learn more about breastfeeding and urges other members of the community to support families in their breastfeeding goals. The Health Department educates, encourages, and supports mothers in their breastfeeding goals through the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program and other outreach efforts. In addition to providing education and support, the Health Department also offers a private space at the office for clients to breastfeed or pump.
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Aug 8, 2018 - 1:19:18 AM

Circus Camp at The Palace Brings the Big Top to Life for Stamford Youth
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This summer, dozens of Stamford children are experiencing the joy of the big top in a whole new way – as performers. Circus Camp at The Palace, in a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, brought the circus arts to the Yerwood Center in Stamford for the third consecutive year. The Palace Theatre provided scholarships to 30 children in first through third grade through a grant from the First County Bank Foundation, Inc.
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Aug 7, 2018 - 5:24:09 PM

Sunset Sounds Concert Series at Connecticut Landmarks’ Hartford Campus
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Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the lively music of the Hartford Steel Symphony on Thursday, August 9th in the Butler-McCook Garden! The Hartford Steel Symphony will be playing a mix of Soca, Calypso, Reggae, Pop, Classical, Gospel and Jazz, all with an island rhythm. The Sunset Sounds Concert Series takes place on the 2nd Thursday of the month, June through September, from 6 to 7:30 pm on the Richard P. Garmany Fund Music & Education Terrace (made possible by Hartford Foundation for Public Giving) at the Amos Bull House. Free tours of the first floor of the Butler-McCook House will be offered at 5:30 pm; donations welcome.
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Aug 7, 2018 - 1:14:33 PM

The Community Fund of Darien awards Building One Community: The Center for Immigrant Opportunity $28,000 grant
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Building One Community - The Center for Immigrant Opportunity, a community resource center for immigrants, has been awarded a $28,000 grant through the generosity of The Community Fund of Darien. This award will enhance the community center’s Workforce Preparation and Placement programs, providing immigrants with research-driven training and hiring services.
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Aug 7, 2018 - 5:59:25 AM

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 14TH Annual Museum Day
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 22, 2018, 12-4 p.m., as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums. Tour times at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum are: 12pm & 2pm for the 90 Minute Tour and 1pm & 3pm for the 45 Minute Tour.
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Aug 7, 2018 - 5:59:23 AM

Annual Stuff the MINI School Supply Collection for Hartford Students
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New Country MINI of Hartford is continuing its support of city students with the 5th Annual “Stuff the MINI to the Max” charity campaign. From August 3rd through August 26th, New Country MINI will accept donations of backpacks and school supplies for Hartford Public School children. Then on August 27th a caravan of MINI's will transport all of the donated supplies to the Hartford Public Schools’ Welcome Center to help kick off a wonderful new school year.
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Aug 7, 2018 - 5:12:31 AM

Eversource to Conduct Statewide Infrared Helicopter Inspections
To help ensure customers have reliable power, Eversource is conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment in Connecticut using a helicopter with special heat-sensing imaging equipment. The overhead inspections allow the energy company to cover vast distances while capturing images not visible to the naked eye. These images identify potential problems with electric lines and related equipment, so the company can make any necessary repairs or upgrades before possible reliability issues arise.
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Aug 6, 2018 - 1:30:46 AM

Simsbury Spooktacular Chili Challenge Brings the Heat on Oct. 27
Chili lovers rejoice! The Simsbury Chamber of Commerce has officially announced the return of its wildly popular Simsbury Spooktacular Chili Challenge this fall. The 4th annual event will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 pm at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center on Iron Horse Boulevard. This competition is a fully-sanctioned International Chili Society (ICS) cook-off.
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Aug 6, 2018 - 1:29:19 AM

Chelsea Piers Connecticut Launches Field Hockey Club
Partners with Area Legends Mo Minicus & Emily Townsend Prince

Chelsea Piers is pleased to announce the inaugural season of Chelsea Piers Field Hockey Club under the leadership of Coaches Mo Minicus and Emily Townsend Prince. Chelsea Piers Field Hockey will span the spectrum of field hockey training from learn-to-play youth programs, to indoor leagues and competitive club teams.
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Aug 6, 2018 - 1:24:16 AM

Trumbull Resident and SWIM Veteran Kathy Micinilio to SWIM Across the Sound…Again!
Nothing can stop Trumbull resident Kathy Micinilio as she returns yet again to SWIM Across the Sound. On Saturday, August 4th, 2018, Micinilio and her dedicated team, Team Triumph, will join approximately 150 swimmers, accompanied by a fleet of approximately 100 boats, and take turns swimming 15.5 miles from Port Jefferson, New York, across Long Island Sound to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport. All are participating in the St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound marathon to raise money for cancer patients. The money they raise from pledges goes to St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound, which helps cancer patients and their family deal with the non-medical challenges that cancer brings and that insurance does not cover.
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Aug 3, 2018 - 2:27:03 AM

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Showcases STEAM Projects of 200 Students
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The first ever state-wide Horizons at The Ethel School STEAM Exhibition was held on July 27th at The Ethel Walker School campus in Simsbury. More than 100 students from Horizons’ sites throughout Connecticut joined the 85 young girls participating in the Horizons at The Ethel Walker School program to display their science, technology, engineering, arts and math projects. These public school students showcased the science, technology, engineering, arts and math skills they have acquired during the six-week summer program.
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Aug 3, 2018 - 2:07:50 AM

Bridgeport Native Robert Fulton, Jr., to SWIM Across the Sound in Honor of his Grandmother
On Saturday, August 4th, 2018, native Bridgeport resident, Robert Fulton, Jr., will SWIM Across the Sound with St. Vincent’s Medical Center’s very own Bullsharks team. The relay team will take turns swimming 15.5 miles from Port Jefferson, New York, across Long Island Sound to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport – along with approximately 150 other swimmers and accompanied by a fleet of approximately 100 boats. All are participating in St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound marathon to raise money for cancer patients. Net proceeds are used to help individuals and families who are battling the multi-faceted challenges of cancer.
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Aug 2, 2018 - 10:42:17 AM

Murphy Applauds Passage of Bill Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Waterbury’s Father Conway & Crew of USS Indianapolis
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn) applauded the passage of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Congressional Gold Medal Act, S. 2101, in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. The bill awards a Congressional Gold Medal to the crew of the USS Indianapolis, including Waterbury native Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Thomas M. Conway. Murphy has worked with the Waterbury Veterans Memorial Committee and veterans’ organizations across the country to honor LT Father Conway. Earlier this year, Murphy placed a statement in the Congressional Record honoring LT Father Conway on what would have been his 110th birthday.
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:39:31 AM

Savor the Flavors, Sights & Sounds of Latin America at "Sabor Together"
Stepping Stones Hosts Multicultural Festival in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Just as the seasons change and we roll into fall, Stepping Stones Museum for Children will be giving families a taste of endless summer and the chance to explore cultures south of the border when it hosts the inaugural Sabor Together event on Sunday, September 23. The colorful festival, which was conceived and planned in partnership with the museum’s volunteer-led Global Connections Initiative Committee, will showcase our region’s rich and diverse Latino culture and welcome all members of our community to the award-winning children’s museum in an inclusive, representative and responsive manner. More than 1,200 people are expected to celebrate the traditions of our local Latin American communities through food, music, and the arts.
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:36:14 AM

How It All Adds Up Learning to Love Math at The Children’s School
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Math is as essential to our understanding and appreciation of how the world works, and our place within it, as the spoken and written word; it has been described as “the poetry of logic.” As Maureen Murphy, Head of The Children’s School, explains, “A practical and needed tool, math is also a language, a window to deciphering the physical world as well as the forces that govern it. It teaches an important habit of mind—problem solving. Children learn how gratifying it is to find a solution, even if it takes several tries or a shift in strategy.”
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:03:47 AM

Robinson+Cole Lawyer Among Benchmark Litigation's Top 250 Women in Litigation
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Benchmark Litigation has named Robinson+Cole lawyer Rhonda J. Tobin one of its Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2018. For more than 25 years, Ms. Tobin has concentrated her practice in the areas of insurance and reinsurance coverage, extracontractual liability, and professional liability. In this national list published on July 19, 2018, she is one of only three female litigators chosen in the state of Connecticut.

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Jul 31, 2018 - 7:10:20 AM

Patriot Bank Throws Support Behind Student #IRLCONN Conference at UCONN Stamford
Patriot Bank, N.A. is proud to have helped support the #IRLCONN - or In Real Life Conference - at the University of Connecticut in Stamford.
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Jul 31, 2018 - 7:05:11 AM

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