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1 hr ago | The Danbury Daily Voice

Frost Could Hit Danbury For Third Straight Night

Sensitive plants will be in danger in Fairfield County for the third night in a row as the National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for coastal towns on Friday from 1 to 9 a.m. Temperatures will once again dip down close to freezing in much of Fairfield County and a few degrees below it in northern parts of the county.

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Related Topix: Weather

5 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

Near & Far tour: Fairfield estates of grace open for uplifting cause

Although this brick, timber and slate home resembles it's early 20th-century neighbors, it was actually built in 2012.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT

9 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

The folks at Near & Far Aid know how to throw a party. So much so that their celebrations since 2000 have raised more than $13 million for Fairfield County organizations fighting to break the cycle of poverty.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Interior Design, Home, Home Decorating, Arts, Westport, CT

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Darien News-Review

Darien's golden track ignited Gilded

After writing about up-to-the-minute trends in Fairfield County for the Hearst newspapers, journalist Maggie Gordon gained an appreciation for an earlier time when she wrote her new book, "The Gilded Age on Connecticut's Gold Coast."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Greenwich, CT, Darien, CT, Stamford, CT

Connecticut Post

"Trish" cancellation results in 32 layoffs

Trisha Goddard poses for a photo on the set of her new show, "Trisha," at the Stamford Media Center on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Europe, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

The Norwalk Daily Voice

4 Fairfield County Towns Among Top Spots For Renters Raising Families

Darien, Wilton, New Canaan and Ridgefield have all been named to Rent.com 's Top 25 Cities for Renters Raising Families.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Ridgefield, CT, Darien, CT, Wilton, CT

The Stamford Daily Voice

Another Cold Night In Stamford Could Bring Frost

The sudden cold snap that descended upon Fairfield County on Tuesday night will stick around on Wednesday night, too, threatening sensitive plants and flowers, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

The Darien Daily Voice

Another Cold Night In Darien Could Bring Frost

The sudden cold snap that descended upon Fairfield County on Tuesday night will stick around on Wednesday night, too, threatening sensitive plants and flowers, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Walk/Run To Benefit Whittingham Cancer Center At Norwalk Hospital

The 11th annual event, which includes a 3K walk and 5K fun run, starts at 11 a.m. April 26 at Calf Pasture Beach.

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Greenwich Citizen

Physical therapist accused of bringing meth into court

A physical therapist, who filed a civil suit to retain partial ownership of a Fairfield County business, was caught trying to bring crystal methamphetamine into state Superior Court in Stamford prior to a hearing Monday, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Stamford, CT, Wilton, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

April Snow Showers Begin To Fall In Danbury

An icy, heavy snow began to fall as winds howled late Tuesday in Danbury, an unusual occurrence for mid-April in Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Danbury, CT

New Canaan News-Review

Coping with loss topic of two support

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer two, eight-week bereavement support groups to help individuals cope with loss following the death of a spouse.

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Darien News-Review

Film screening to raise alcohol

"The Anonymous People," an award-winning film about America's addiction epidemic, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Wilton High School's Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Theater, Arts, New Canaan, CT, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

The Hartford Courant

Who Pays The Taxes In Connecticut?

The Hartford Courant busemeyer@courant.com Last year, Connecticut took in more than $16 billion in taxes.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Tax, Greenwich, CT

The Stamford Daily Voice

UB's IDEAL Program Helps Norwalk Hospital Employee Balance Books, Family

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. After more than two decades away from a college classroom, Denise Huertas knew it was time to return to school and finally obtain her degree.

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Related Topix: Trumbull, CT, Bridgeport, CT, University of Bridgeport

The Hartford Courant

Rally Set Today To Save Aviation Pioneer's Home

Gustave Whitehead's name and claims have faded from the national memory. Outside Fairfield County and other pockets of support, he remains an obscure figure who strived for the sky, but died penniless.

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Related Topix: The Pioneers, Country, Bridgeport, CT, Fairfield, CT

The Stamford Daily Voice

Cloud Cover, Sleepy Viewers Predicted In Stamford For Lunar Eclipse

STAMFORD, Conn., -- Lunar eclipse watchers in Stamford and the rest of Fairfield County will be disappointed because the first one of 2014 may not be visible due to an overcast sky early Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Astronomy, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Connecticut Post

Nurse practitioners needed for future

We appreciate the opportunity to share information that is of paramount importance to the future of health care for citizens of Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Opinion

The Stamford Daily Voice

Riders Give Metro-North Low Grades On CT Commuter Action Group's Survey

A recent survey of train commuters from Fairfield County and beyond by the Commuter Action Group revealed that more than half the participants graded their experience on Metro-North as a C or below.

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Related Topix: New Haven, CT, West Haven, CT

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield County's Jewish Community Celebrates Passover At Home

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The eight-day celebration of Passover begins Monday night for the Jewish community in Fairfield County and all over the world.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover

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