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Bridgeport Breaks Ground on ‘Green’ Filtration System Designed to Absorb Rainwater
Bridgeport Breaks Ground on ‘Green’ Filtration System Designed to Absorb Rainwater
Bridgeport Mayor Ganim joined the Director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development (OPED) Tom Gill, Director of Planning Lynn Haig, and President of Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) Lauren Coakley Vincent today to break ground on a Main Street bioswale that will bring additional greenery and art to the Downtown area while providing an ecology-friendly rainwater filtration system.
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Monday, 18 June, 2018



New Canaan’s Santopietro of Silver Hill Awarded National Commendation
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Silver Hill Hospital is pleased to announce that its President and Medical Director Dr. John Santopietro, MD, DFAPA has been awarded the Special Presidential Commendation from the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The award is given in recognition for enduring excellence in soulful community psychiatry leadership.
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Jun 18, 2018 - 12:09:12 AM

NCC signs a tuition match agreement with Carter Oak
Norwalk Community College is making it more affordable for its graduates to continue on for a bachelor’ degree. NCC and Charter Oak State College have signed a Community College Tuition Match Scholarship Agreement in which Charter Oak will provide the last two years of a bachelor’s degree to NCC graduates at the community college tuition and fee rates in effect for that year. This agreement goes into effect for the Fall 2018 semester.
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Jun 18, 2018 - 12:01:28 AM

Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department announces no smoking area during Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach
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Beginning on Wednesday, June 27, there will be a special no smoking and no vaping section at Calf Pasture Beach during the annual Summer Concert Series. The Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department is implementing this policy in response to complaints it received last year.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 1:43:32 PM

Stamford Public Schools Released 2016-2017 Annual Report to the Community
Cornell University President Martha Pollack Rippowam Class of 1975 Among Those Featured

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) released its 2016-2017 Annual Report to the Community, which is now available on the SPS district website and will be in mailboxes of homes and businesses across the city. The report, as well as the SPS Strategic Plan Overview: Challenging, Inspiring and Preparing Students for the Future, is being distributed along with 8,000 copies of Stamford Plus magazine’s summer edition.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 8:17:50 AM

Citizen’s Public Safety Academy Holds Graduation in Stamford
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The City of Stamford held the Citizen’s Public Safety Academy graduation ceremony this week. Twenty eight residents completed the nine-week program to learn all about Stamford’s Police, Fire, Health, EMS, Emergency Management, Emergency Communications, and Social Services departments, and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The Public Safety Academy is a unique program and the first of its kind here in Stamford.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 5:39:20 AM

American Job Center Career Coach at NPL July 2
The American Job Center Southwest Career Coach will be at the Norwalk Public Library on Monday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and will reopen from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to continue its free Job Search Assistance to the public. The American Job Center staff will provide general assistance with job searching, including resume writing, and online job applications. All services are free. This is a walk-in service; registration is not required.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 5:32:48 AM

Stamford Announces Citywide Audit to Review City Credit and Purchasing Procedures
The City of Stamford announced plans Thursday to conduct an internal review of all City purchasing and procurement practices. While the City has controls in place to protect taxpayer assets, when there is a breach in these controls, there is clearly an obligation to review and upgrade city processes.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 5:29:03 AM

Make Music Day in Stamford Downtown - Thursday, June 21
35 Performances at 12 Venues Held across Stamford Downtown as Part of Annual Global Celebration

The first annual Make Music Day Stamford Downtown, a wild and wonderful mix of over 35 free outdoor musical events, will make its debut on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 12pm to 8pm. Make Music Day Stamford Downtown is part of Make Music Day, a global music celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and brings people of all ages and skill levels together to make music. This year, more than 70 U.S. cities and the entire state of Connecticut will host thousands of Make Music Day performances across the country as part of the world’s largest annual music event.
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Jun 14, 2018 - 2:06:44 PM

Little Feat Shakes up The Ridgefield Playhouse July 18
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Little Feat have led a storied life ever since they formed in 1969. Their unconventional signature of earthy, organic appeal and polished, first-rate musicianship wrapped around eclectic and memorable songs -- clearly delivered as an authentic labor of love -- has been a lasting fixture on the musical landscape. As American as apple pie--and rock ‘n roll itself--Feat’s music transcends boundaries, a freewheeling fusion of California rock and Dixie-inflected funk-boogie. In the mix as well are strains of folk, blues, rockabilly, country and jazz, inventing a hybrid sound that is truly Little Feat’s own. Through the years, they’ve scored dozens of hits, including “Dixie Chicken,” “Willin,’” “Let It Roll” and “Rock & Roll Doctor.” Little Feat will shake up The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, July 18 at 8pm, part of the Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity. Visit The Hideaway (30 Grove Street • Ridgefield) for dinner the day of the show and enjoy a complimentary draft beer or glass of wine with your entree when you show your ticket. Media sponsor for this great night of classic rock is i95, The Home of Rock and Roll.
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Jun 14, 2018 - 1:52:57 PM

June 23 is the 12th Annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim
On Saturday, June 23, 2018, more than 300 swimmers and 100 land volunteers, boaters and kayakers will make waves in the fight to against cancer in the 12th annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim. The Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event is held on the border of Old Greenwich and Stamford, Connecticut, at 96 Cummings Point Road, Stamford, that is home to the Swim’s beneficiary, the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). Swimmers, boaters, kayakers, paddle boarders and land volunteers interested in participating in the June 23, 2018, 12th annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim, should register at swimacrossamerica.org/greenwich. For more information, email greenwich@swimacrossamerica.org or call 203-570-9195.
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Jun 12, 2018 - 5:41:21 AM

Bigelow Tea becomes Benefit Corporation
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Bigelow Tea is proud to announce the recently attained distinction of becoming a Benefit Corporation. The family company is the #1 Specialty Tea market leader, manufacturing “Constant Comment”® and more than 150 tea varieties sold nationwide. Now officially registered as a Benefit Corporation, it is one of a select group of companies that has designated corporate social responsibility as a core business goal in the pursuit of a positive social and environmental impact.
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