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Lamont says he looks forward to signing minimum wage increase bill in the coming days
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz are cheering the Connecticut State Senate for giving final approval to legislation that will raise the minimum wage in the state to $15.00 through a series of gradual increases over the next several years. The minimum wage will then grow with the economy, so everyone can share in Connecticut’s prosperity.
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Tuesday, 21 May, 2019



CT House passes major mental health insurance bill
Rep. Sean Scanlon (D-Guilford), House chairman of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee, led the House Monday in a unanimous vote to approve legislation mandating insurance coverage for mental health and treatment of substance abuse.
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May 20, 2019 - 10:11:31 PM

GadBuddy: CT gas prices down 1.7 cents in past week
Connecticut gas prices have fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.99/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,540 stations. Gas prices in Connecticut are 10.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 11.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
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May 20, 2019 - 10:25:05 AM

Stamford Downtown Announces Summer Concert Lineup 2019
Two of the region’s hottest concert series, Morgan Stanley presents Wednesday Nite Live in partnership with BDO USA and City Carting & Recycling on the Dental365 Stage and Alive@Five in partnership with Reckson and BevMax on the Dental365 Stage and kick off on Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11 respectively in Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown.
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May 20, 2019 - 9:38:04 AM

Boys & Girls Village Hosts Appreciation Dinner For Foster and Adoptive Parents
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Boys & Girls Village (BGV) hosted their annual foster and adoptive parent appreciation dinner on Friday, May 10th at Racebrook Country Club in Orange, CT to honor the dedication and commitment made by the 88 families in attendance.
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May 20, 2019 - 3:29:56 AM

SHS Senior Ivy Zingone Wins 4th District Congressional Art Competition
Stamford High School (SHS) Senior Ivy Zingone was chosen as the winner of this year’s 4th District Congressional Art Competition hosted by Congressman Jim Himes. Congressman Himes’ office announced the winners and those receiving honorable mentions in a release issued earlier this week. Zingone’s winning artwork, “Counting Screens,” is a graphite and colored pencil drawing featuring a baby in a crib reaching for a mobile of screens.
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May 20, 2019 - 2:47:36 AM

Hundreds Support Fairfield Heart Walk & 5K Run at Sherwood Isle
Hundreds of Fairfield County residents came out for the May 19th Fairfield County Heart Walk and 5K Run at Sherwood Island State Park on Sunday. The event benefits the programs and research of the American Heart Association. Donations are still being accepted at www.fairfieldcountyheartwalk.org.
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May 20, 2019 - 1:51:34 AM

Community leaders kick up their heels for local theatre
Not since Cain and Abel has there been a fraternal rivalry like the one at Curtain Call's Dancing with the Stars event, Saturday night, May 18. And though there was a casket onstage later in the evening, there was no bloodshed, and one brother came out on top when Chris Carozza of the Carozza Realty Group, bested his brother, Michael Carozza of Carozza Fitness, by winning the Judges’ Choice Award (male division). Chris’ professional partner was Iraida Volodina of Arthur Murray Greenwich.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:03:59 PM

Westport Country Playhouse Stages “Skeleton Crew,” Powerful Drama by Dominique Morisseau, 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow
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Westport Country Playhouse will stage the gripping drama, “Skeleton Crew,” written by 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by LA Williams, from June 4 through June 22.
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May 18, 2019 - 8:37:58 AM

Stepping Stones Honors Active-Duty Military Families with Blue Star Museums Program
Today, Stepping Stones Museum for Children announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. Military can find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Since 2012 when the award-winning children’s museum first joined the nationwide program, Stepping Stones has not only offered free admission during the summer months, but thanks to tremendous local support, it has extended the free offer all year long.
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May 17, 2019 - 8:36:04 PM

ACT of Connecticut announces cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
To conclude its wildly successful inaugural season, ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut is excited to present the hit Broadway musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE with performances from May 30 - June 23, 2019.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:12:04 AM

The Fairfield County Bar Association Awarded 14 SPS Students at Law Day Art and Essay Contest
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that 14 SPS students were recognized for their writing or artistic talents by the Fairfield County Bar Association at its “Law Day” ceremony, which was recently held at the Stamford Superior Court. Thirteen judges, representing the Superior Court of the Judiciary of Stamford and Norwalk, greeted the winning students and more than 50 family and community members.
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May 16, 2019 - 5:55:23 AM

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