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2 hrs ago | StamfordPlus.com

Grant Funded Summer Camp Program to Host Visit from Alan Katz,...

Children from the Stamford community will enjoy a special treat on Friday, August 1st.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Family, Kids, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Where Do Connecticut's Foreign-Born Residents Live?

The Hartford Courant busemeyer@courant.com Of the 30,340 immigrant children released to the states in the first half of 2014, 325 came to Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Hartford County, CT, New Haven County, CT, Madison, CT

News Times

a hot spot for dining al fresco

Dining al fresco is one of the best ways to enjoy the fleeting summer weather in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT

Darien News-Review

Grant to aid in feeding Norwalk

In Norwalk, nearly 50 percent of public school students are eligible to receive free or reduced-priced meals at school, according to a news release from Person-to-Person, based in Darien.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Darien, CT

Library Journal

Ernie DiMattia: A Remembrance

Ernest A. DiMattia Jr., president of Stamford, CT's Ferguson Library, where he had worked since 1976, died of cancer on June 26 at the age of 74. Alice Knapp, Director of User Services at the Ferguson Library, shares some of her memories of him with LJ below.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Stamford, CT

The Westport Daily Voice

Westport Realtor Earns Honor From Industry News Outlet

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Beth DiLoreto, regional vice president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, and Darcy Sledge, a sales executive in the Westport office, were recently named one of Commercial Record's Women of FIRE.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Wilton, CT, Norwalk, CT

The Danbury Daily Voice

Fairfield County Parents Rally For More State Support For Disabled Adults

Rose Arezzini, sister of Karl Arezzini, talks about her Gold Award project for Girl Scouts and her experiences with her disabled brother.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Old Lyme, CT

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

Overnight Storms Expected In Danbury Could Be Severe

Showers and thunderstorms bringing wind, rain and hail are expected overnight Sunday into Monday in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Services.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

The Harbor Times Soup

Water views, apple trees and wooded glen. 2 Entrances are in place. Electricity is at road.

Life started for me in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and through the usual paths carried me through New England in pursuit of both public and private schooling.

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The Weston Daily Voice

Governor's Stop In Weston To Promote EpiPen Treatments Tops News Last Week

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a bill signing ceremony at Weston High School to draw attention to a new state law allowing trained school employees to use EpiPens to give life-saving epinephrine to students experiencing a serious first-time allergic reaction.

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Related Topix: Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Medicine, Easton, CT, Norwalk, CT, Westport, CT

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Death Of New Canaan Public Works Employee Hit By Car Tops News Last Week

New Canaan Public Works Department employee Benjamin Olmstead, 71, of Norwalk was struck by a vehicle driven by Francesco Sorge, 60, of Norwalk.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Norwalk, CT, Education Etc.

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Hundreds From Fairfield County Flock To Annual Pequot Library Book Sale

Fairfield food truck The Local Meatball is one of several food trucks that provided the food for this year's Pequot Library book sale.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Stratford, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Times

Primary likely to be decided by Southwestern CT

When political push comes to shove next month, a handful of communities, mostly in southwestern Connecticut, will decide the Republican primary for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Christopher Shays, Republican, US House of Representatives, Connecticut, Sacred Heart University, Greenwich, CT

Connecticut Post

Proposed train station may help Bridgeport, Malloy

A Metro-North train travels past the former Remington Arms factory, and Shot Tower, in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT

New Canaan News-Review

There's a story that Reyno Giallongo, chairman and CEO of First County Bank, likes to tell, earning appreciative smiles from his staff as he does so.

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Related Topix: Darien, CT, Stamford, CT, Westport, CT

Westport Now

Making the CT Challenge Ride

More than 1,000 bicyclists took part today in the 10th annual CT Challenge charity bike ride to raise funds for its cancer survivorship center in Southport.

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Related Topix: Southport, CT, Westport, CT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Farmers' Market: Better Health Through Better Food

Every Friday, from the end of June through the end of October, the Danbury Farmers' Market Community Collaborative , thanks in large part to significant funding from the Fairfield County Community Foundation and other local generous donors, enables everyone to share in the excitement and benefits of fresh local fruits, vegetables, specialty food ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food, Pop/Rock, Life, Medicine, Nutrition

The Stamford Daily Voice

Traffic Builds Early For Friday's Rush-Hour Commute In Stamford

Traffic delays for Friday afternoon's commute are building early on Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Greenwich, CT, Fairfield, CT

Fairfield Citizen-News

Investing in Metro-North Railroad infrastructure is critical to growing our local economy, creating Fairfield County jobs, and attracting and retaining the next generation of commuters.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT, Newtown, CT, Easton, CT

The Wichita Eagle

Bicyclists gather in Southport for cancer ride

The CT Challenge ride begins in Lakeville on Friday and finishes in Westport. There also will be rides of between 10 and 100 miles on Saturday, all which start and finish at the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport.

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Related Topix: Southport, CT, Westport, CT, Health

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