Saturday, Mar 28
Lawmakers and Advocates Urge Ban of Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants from Products That Expose Children
Lawmakers and advocates gathered on Thursday to urge passage of a ban on toxic chlorinated tris flame retardants from children’s products. Citing research that shows these chemicals do not provide any fire safety benefit, lawmakers pointed out that flame retardants, like chlorinated tris, are highly toxic, linked to cancer, impaired brain development, disruption of hormones and have no place in children’s products. Certain fibers and barriers are non-toxic alternatives to these chemicals.
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Saturday, 28 March, 2015

Hartford Wolf Pack 5, Providence Bruins 0
It was “Anti-Bullying Night” at the XL Center Wednesday, yet the Hartford Wolf Pack were anything but kind to visiting Providence Bruins. The Wolf Pack put on a dominant performance, winning convincingly by a score of 5-0 before a crowd of 8,629, the Wolf Pack’s second-largest of the season and the sixth lower-bowl sellout in the last nine home games.
Mar 27, 2015 - 10:54:25 PM

The Sound Tigers made a late push, but it wasn’t enough as the Syracuse Crunch won 4-3 on Friday night at the OnCenter War Memorial Arena.
Mar 27, 2015 - 10:53:41 PM

CTFastrak: Transit advocates celebrate launch
State and regional transportation, environmental, and economic development organizations joined state leaders today in celebrating the official launch of CTfastrak, Connecticut’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
Mar 27, 2015 - 8:17:36 PM

DMV Enfield and New Britain Offices Closed Next Week
The Department of Motor Vehicles' Offices in Enfield and New Britain will be closed next week, Tuesday through Friday (Mar. 31 – April 3), for training on major customer-service upgrades allowing more online services. The Enfield and New Britain offices will reopen Saturday (April 4) for their usual 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. hours. The offices on Tuesday, April 7, will resume their normal schedules.
Mar 27, 2015 - 8:16:23 PM

Malloy announces funds to support affordable housing throughout the state
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) Board Chairman Evonne M. Klein today announced investments of more than $60 million in funding for 14 affordable housing projects across the state. The projects will build and rehabilitate 851 affordable apartments and 246 market-rate units.
Mar 27, 2015 - 3:00:44 PM

Bluefish acquire hurler Mincey
The Bridgeport Bluefish on Thursday announced the acquisition and signing of pitcher Patrick Mincey. Mincey will be making his Atlantic League debut during his fourth season of professional ball after he was acquired in a trade with Winnipeg of the American Association for outfielder Brandon Boggs.
Mar 27, 2015 - 2:52:53 PM

Jewish Senior Services’ Nursing Home Named One of Best in Nation
U.S. News & World Report named Jewish Senior Services’ nursing home, The Jewish Home, as one of the Best Nursing Homes in the Nation for 2015 in its March 5 issue. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there are 15,700 nursing homes in the United States with over 1.3 million residents. The Jewish Home is rated 5-stars (the highest) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the largest nursing home in Connecticut to be named to the list.
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:17:43 PM

Stamford Peace Basketball Club Honors Student-Athletes with the Kyle A. Markes Humanitarian Award
Stamford Peace Basketball Club, Inc. (Stamford Peace), a high-level youth basketball program serving boys and girls from the first through the eleventh grade in lower Fairfield County, honored four of its players at a ceremony on March 22 in Stamford. The high school seniors, who have played with Stamford Peace since its inception in 2008, and who will play college basketball next year, were honored with Stamford Peace’s Kyle A. Markes Humanitarian Award.
Mar 27, 2015 - 10:53:59 AM

Bluefish announce baseball summer camp
The Bridgeport Bluefish recently announced their summer camp schedule at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2015 season. More
Mar 27, 2015 - 4:05:43 AM

2015 Warriors Ball set for April 24 in Stamford
Get out your dancing shoes and prepare to rock out for the troops once again at the 2nd Warriors Ball on April 24 in Stamford. The dinner dance, with music by Billy & The Showmen, is being held to raise awareness and funds to identify and provide LifeLines to troubled veterans who ‘survive’ the rigors of war only to lose their way back home due to the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Mar 27, 2015 - 4:03:07 AM

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Pinpoint Fastest-Growing County in Connecticut
The U.S. Census Bureau reported today on where the heaviest population growth in Connecticut was concentrated last year.
Mar 27, 2015 - 3:05:37 AM

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