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An evening with Pink Martini featuring vocalist China Forbes, plus art & wine, at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, September 25
An evening with Pink Martini featuring vocalist China Forbes, plus art & wine, at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, September 25
"[Pink Martini] delivers a knowing sophistication backed by skillful arrangements … Ms. Forbes is an unpretentious, pitch-perfect chanteuse who can be breathy and girlish or sultry … she tempers heartbreak with savoir-faire," writes The New York Times. An entertainment feast, Pink Martini aka “little orchestra”, will deliver a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure featuring a dozen musicians on Thursday, September 25, at 8 p.m. Special guests are The von Trapps, great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria, who will sing with China Forbes. No. 109 Cheese & Wine will serve wine tastings in the lobby at 7:15 p.m. for the reception with local artist Florence Notté, courtesy of Watershed Gallery. Tom Tom's (417 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of wine with dinner the night of the show when ticket is presented. This event is part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret and No.?109 Cheese & Wine “Art, Wine and Jazz” Series.
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Ballet Etudes Accepting Donations for October Tag Sale
Clean out your closets and bring your gently used treasures to Norwalk’s premier dance school, Ballet Etudes Company (BEC) & The Studio Ballet School (www.balletetudescompany.com), 509 Westport Avenue, Norwalk. Ballet Etudes invites the Norwalkers and beyond to take part in both donations -- and great deals -- at their Tag Sale fund-raiser Friday, October 3 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm and Saturday, October 4, from 10:00 - 4:00 pm, rain or shine.
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Sep 19, 2014 - 6:20:58 AM

Broadway's longest-running comedy mystery playing in Stamford
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Amidst screams of laughter and gasps of fear, Curtain Call opened its new season of productions in The Dressing Room Theatre, with Broadway’s longest-running comic thriller - Deathtrap. Stamford's only producing theatre company offers this four-week run in the cabaret-style performance space at the Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford.
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Sep 19, 2014 - 6:07:25 AM

Duff: $161M federal grant for Norwalk rail bridge is welcome news
State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) on Wednesday hailed Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s announcement Connecticut has received a $161 million federal grant to fund the design and replace of the New Haven Line’s Walk Railroad Bridge in Norwalk.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 5:40:22 PM

The Ridgefield Playhouse receives Connecticut Humanities grant to support The Big Read coming this fall
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The Ridgefield Playhouse announced that it has received a Connecticut Humanities (CTH) grant, in partnership with the Ridgefield Library, to support The Big Read project in Ridgefield. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Arts Midwest, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities that funds, creates and collaborates on hundreds of cultural programs across Connecticut each year. The Big Read in Ridgefield will focus on The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Ridgefield Playhouse will kick off the town-wide initiative with the Cab Calloway Orchestra playing the iconic music from the Gatsby jazz era on Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. Both the 1974 film starring Robert Redford and the 2013 version with Leonardo DiCaprio will be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, November 23, at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 11:26:26 AM

Malloy: Federal funding will help replace the walk bridge and improve reliability along the New Haven line
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday announced that Connecticut has received a $161 million federal grant to be used to fund the design and replacement of the New Haven Line’s Walk Railroad Bridge in Norwalk. Over the summer, the 118-year-old bridge malfunctioned in two separate incidents within a two week period, causing train delays and commuter frustration on Metro-North’s commuter line.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 11:24:11 AM

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Holds Grand Opening for Newly Renovated North Stamford Brokerage
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William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that the firm is hosting a grand opening celebration at its newly remodeled brokerage in North Stamford, Conn. During the celebration, the company will unveil a sign dedicating the newly landmarked site of the brokerage as the Historical Juner Real Estate Corner. The firm will host the event at its expanded and renovated brokerage at 3 Roxbury Road on Monday, September 29, 2014 from 4-7pm.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 10:26:41 AM

New Haven Apartment Portfolio Sells for $6.7 Million
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Investment sales broker Northeast Private Client Group has announced the sale of 457 Whalley Avenue and 25 Springside Avenue, an 88-unit multifamily portfolio in New Haven, CT. David Almeida, senior associate in the firm’s Connecticut office, represented the seller and Bradley Balletto, the firm’s regional manager for Connecticut, represented the buyer in the $6,712,500 off-market transaction, which closed on September 10.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 10:17:32 AM

First County Bank Foundation Grants $109,000 to Norwalk Nonprofits
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First County Bank Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently awarded 19 Norwalk-based nonprofit groups a total of $109,000 in grants to support these organizations with their mission to provide needed services in local communities.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 9:51:49 AM

Crime and Punishment: Justice for All?
“Crime and Punishment: Justice for All?” will be presented on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The seminar, which is open to the public, costs $40 per person and includes lunch.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 9:27:56 AM

West Nile Virus Human Case in Stamford
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) has confirmed that a resident of Stamford has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) infection. This is the second human case of WNV in Connecticut for this season. The patient was admitted to the hospital and has been released. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has trapped and identified mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in several areas of the state.
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Sep 18, 2014 - 6:43:35 AM

CDC Confirms First Case of EV-D68 in Connecticut Child
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving a Connecticut child. The child, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged.
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Sep 17, 2014 - 9:38:02 PM

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