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CT's first national register building opens the door to Hartford's future
CT's first national register building opens the door to Hartford's future
Plans for Hartford’s revitalization have included everything from construction of affordable apartments and retail stores to the iQuilt plan, which creates a walkable and welcoming downtown region. But Connecticut Landmarks is capitalizing on a singular opportunity to strengthen Hartford by completing its multi-year renovation of the historic Amos Bull House located at 59 South Prospect Street. The remodeled building will serve as a dynamic community center and exciting educational hub for the south downtown neighborhood.
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STAR Walk, Roll & Stroll Includes Day at the Ballpark on May 4
The 9th Annual STAR Walk, Roll and Stroll is moving this year to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The Walk and Family Fun Day is a celebration and fundraiser to benefit individuals who have intellectual disabilities and programs offered by STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way. The O’Connor family of Darien will serve as Chairpersons of the Walk this year. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. and the Walk kick-off is 10:15 a.m., with a walking route suitable for any ability (walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and baby joggers are welcome!). All attendees will receive vouchers for parking, lunch at the ballpark, a tee shirt and tickets for special seating at the Bridgeport Bluefish vs. Maryland Crabs baseball game being played after the Walk at 1:05 pm. Approximately 800 walkers and volunteers are expected to attend. The event benefits infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Southwestern Connecticut who are served by STAR, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization since 1952.
Apr 18, 2014 - 8:52:36 AM

Bluefish resign Winston Abreu
The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the signing of pitcher Winston Abreu. Abreu returns to Bridgeport for the second straight year during his 19th season of professional baseball.
Apr 17, 2014 - 5:02:02 PM

CL&P Launches Home Energy Reports Program
Starting the week of April 21, more than 340,000 Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) customers will be automatically enrolled in a new, free energy-saving service called Home Energy Reports, an Energize Connecticut initiative.
Apr 17, 2014 - 1:01:02 PM

Creativity Catapults Stamford Teams to Odyssey World Finals
Four Stamford teams displayed extraordinary creativity in the 33rd CT Odyssey of the Mind Tournament earning a place in the World Finals at Iowa State University next month. The students competed in Bristol, Connecticut, against over 170 teams from towns and cities across Connecticut. Qualifying to go to the World Finals is a once in a lifetime experience, allowing students to compete and exchange ideas with other teams from China, Singapore, Germany and other countries and states in the U.S.
Apr 16, 2014 - 2:26:31 PM

Enjoy Easter on the Avenue at Morello Italian Bistro
Spring is in full swing on Greenwich Avenue, and this Easter, Morello Italian Bistro will offer twists on classic holiday dishes that the whole family can enjoy. Whether for lunch or dinner, dining inside or al fresco, guests will be sure to have a memorable Easter with friends and family at Morello.
Apr 15, 2014 - 5:49:24 PM

Martin Appoints Ernie Orgera to Director of Operations
Mayor Martin today announced the appointment of Ernie Orgera to Director of Operations. Orgera had been serving as Acting Director in the Martin Administration since Martin took office on December 1, 2013.
Apr 15, 2014 - 5:34:08 PM

First Night Danbury seeks stories to share on its 25th anniversary
"Make New Friends, Keep the Old" is the theme for the 25th First Night Danbury, an apt umbrella for this year's New Year's Eve celebration on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 in downtown Danbury. Founded n 1989 by a community of enthusiastic volunteers and, more recently, taken under wing and given new vigor by CityCenter Danbury, First Night Danbury is one of the oldest First Nights in the U.S. and only one of three in Connecticut.
Apr 15, 2014 - 2:32:45 PM

John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation Donates $250,000 for Mystic Aquarium’s New Research Center
Mystic Aquarium, a unit of Sea Research Foundation, has received a $250,000 grant from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation to support construction of The Ocean Research and Conservation Center, a state-of-the-art veterinary and animal health center, as it expands its research mandate.
Apr 15, 2014 - 2:31:04 PM

The Warner Stage Company presents: All Shook Up
The Warner Stage Company’s Main Stage Musical Season continues May 3rd with the opening night of All Shook Up.
Apr 15, 2014 - 2:29:22 PM

End Hunger Connecticut! Welcomes Four New Board Members
End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization, with headquarters in Hartford, today announced the addition of four new Board members: Dr. Madhu Mather, Nicole Berube, Monica Stellmacher and Camille Livsey. Each brings to the Board extensive experience working as community advocates. Many have also led efforts to improve access to nutritious foods for Connecticut residents impacted by food insecurity.
Apr 15, 2014 - 2:25:29 PM

On Tax Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty Renews Call for Comprehensive Tax Reform
On Tax Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) renewed her call for Congress to take steps to restore predictability for small businesses and fairness for middle-class families. She released the following statement:
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:35:35 AM

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