Sunday, Dec 17
Pequot Library's special collections to be prominently featured in new rooms
Pequot Library and its Special Collections represent the inspired collecting history of its forward-thinking late 19th century founders and benefactors, who created a cultural legacy, comprised of approximately 30,000 rare books, manuscripts, and archives. On Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., join Pequot’s Executive Director, Stephanie J. Coakley, for a presentation, Preservation & Renovation Updates, and learn more about the exciting projects that are underway to prepare for the proper storage and preservation of a selection of the Special Collections and see architectural plans for the new Dillon Reading Room. Also discussing this important interior redesign project will be Board of Trustees President Alison Barry and project architect Jack Franzen.
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Sunday, 17 December, 2017



First County Bank Announces Winners of FirstPrize $avings Account Drawing
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First County Bank is pleased to announce the recent winners of the FirstPrize $avings account $1,000 drawing are Anthony and Grace Aversano of Stamford, CT. This innovative account called FirstPrize $avings is a basic savings account with a cash prize drawing component to promote personal savings. With each eligible deposit of $25 or more, the account holder earns an entry into a drawing for a $1,000 prize. The drawing occurs four times per calendar year.
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Dec 13, 2017 - 7:22:44 AM

ADL National Civil Rights Counsel Trains Stamford Police on Hate Crimes
Fifty Sergeants from the Stamford Police Force gathered Wednesday morning to learn more about hate crimes and their unique impact on marginalized communities. The training was organized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Jewish Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien (UJF). ADL National Civil Rights Counsel Melissa Garlick presented on the history, legal status and impact of hate crimes in America. ADL Regional Director Steve Ginsburg also spoke about what his office has seen in Stamford and in Connecticut more broadly andLauren Steinberg, Director of the UJF’s Jewish Community Relations Council, spoke about her organization’s work connecting the local Jewish community with law enforcement and providing resources for security and safety...
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Dec 11, 2017 - 5:56:43 AM

Give your children the gift of an unforgettable experience at The Ridgefield Playhouse
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Stuff their stockings with the gift of live music! Give the gift of an experience they will never forget…tickets to an outstanding show at the Ridgefield Playhouse! Watch their jaws drop when the see the sensational feats of the Acrobats of China! They will wonder for days how the Masters of Illusions perform reality-twisting magic! Introduce them to one of the upcoming musicals – Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat or Huck & Tom and the Mighty Mississippi! They will be shocked to see Bill Blagg make a person float in the air! Create memories they will never forget with the gift of a show from the Ridgefield Academy Family series at The Ridgefield Playhouse!
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Dec 11, 2017 - 2:52:30 AM

Stepping Stones Fantastic FriendsGiving Fundraiser Raises over $100,000
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Although adults were treated to a fabulous feast at the second annual FriendsGiving event hosted by Stepping Stones Museum, children are the ones who will ultimately benefit from the fantastic fundraiser. More than 120 guests enjoyed the exquisite, Thanksgiving-inspired dinner created by Chef Matthew John on November 9th. Museum supporters helped raise over $100,000 for the nonprofit museum’s Open Arms Accessibility initiative.
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Dec 11, 2017 - 2:48:46 AM

AMERICANS 4, SOUND TIGERS 1
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (12-10-1-1), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, suffered a 4-1 loss to the Rochester Americans (14-5-3-3) on Sunday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena.
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Dec 10, 2017 - 9:47:50 PM

Hartford Wolf Pack 5, Springfield Thunderbirds 3
Vinni Lettieri had two goals and an assist Sunday at the XL Center, to lead the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 5-3 win over the Springfield Thunderbirds.
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Dec 10, 2017 - 9:46:49 PM

Esty Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Adolescents Struggling with Addiction
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), a member of the bipartisan Opioid Task Force in the House, introduced bipartisan legislation with Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) to allow student loan borrowers enrolled in a state-approved substance abuse treatment program to defer payment on public student loans while actively receiving treatment without interest accruing during the deferment period.
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Dec 8, 2017 - 5:03:16 PM

Goodway Technologies Hires Greg Wyatt as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Goodway Technologies, a global leader in industrial maintenance and cleaning solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Wyatt as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations to the management team. Wyatt will primarily be responsible for overseeing all of Goodway’s engineered products and operations activities, including managing R&D, material sourcing and operation efficiency.
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Dec 8, 2017 - 10:55:20 AM

Snow Expected Saturday
Winter weather is expected to impact the area tomorrow, Saturday, December 9th, with snow anticipated to fall throughout the day. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected.
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Dec 8, 2017 - 10:40:56 AM

Nutmeg Celebrates New Location in Fairfield County
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Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union is celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest location in the Stratford ShopRite, 250 Barnum Avenue Cutoff. This is the credit union’s ninth branch, and the only location in Fairfield County. The doors opened Monday, December 4, 2017 to new and existing members in the community.
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Dec 7, 2017 - 5:25:52 PM

Clements’ poetry compilation about gun violence released Tuesday
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A poetry compilation edited by Western Connecticut State University Professor of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process Dr. Brian Clements was released Tuesday, Dec. 5 by Beacon Press. The book, “Bullets into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence,” is a collection of 54 poems that pairs poets with citizens and their responses to gun violence.
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Dec 7, 2017 - 2:23:20 PM

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