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2 hrs ago | Westport Now

Jazz Brunch Set for Rive Bistro on Sunday

The Jazz Ensemble from Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County will be featured at a special Jazz Brunch on Sunday at Rive Bistro, 200 Riverside Ave. from noon to 2 p.m. Eric Sierra, owner and chef, said he looks forward to welcoming the musicians on the restaurant patio overlooking the Saugatuck River.


Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT

4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Little Pub hopes to make big splash in Cos

The owners of two restaurants in northern Fairfield County are bringing their cuisine and comfortable dining atmosphere to Cos Cob.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Cos Cob, CT, Wilton, CT, Ridgefield, CT

8 hrs ago |

Roz Chast Humorous Drawings, Watercolors On Display At Bruce Museum

Roz Chast, the veteran cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine, has been in the news lately for "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?," her poignant-funny memoir of her parents' decline and death.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Recipes

8 hrs ago | It's Relevant

What's Happening This Weekend

On Saturday, August 2, the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery in Stamford will present its annual Thank You, CT! exhibition, featuring 39 Connecticut artists.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT

11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut have plummeted almost in half over the last quarter century, a fact that's had an impact on industrial real estate as companies leave town and former factories are left vacant or converted to other uses.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Westport, CT, Bridgeport, CT

15 hrs ago | The Stamford Daily Voice

Fairfield County's Williams, Walken Cast In Leading Roles In 'Peter Pan'

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Allison Williams, who grew up in New Canaan and is the daughter of NBC News anchor Brian Williams, is cast in the title role in NBC's musical version of "Peter Pan Live."


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Girls, Entertainment, Television, New Canaan, CT, Allison Williams, Celebrities, Christopher Walken

17 hrs ago | Westport News

Medha Thomas selected to fill RTM seat left vacant by Meyer's death

Medha Thomas, founder of an online parent forum and member of several community organizations, has been selected as a new member of the Representative Town Meeting from District 3, filling the seat left vacant by longtime member Bill Meyer.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Norwalk, CT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Times

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut have plummeted almost in half over the last quarter century, a fact that's had an impact on industrial real estate as former factories are left vacant or converted to other uses.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Danbury, CT

It's Relevant

Video: Brien McMahon Looks to Fund TeenTalk Counselor

"This one seemingly small program can make a huge difference school wide. There is a ripple effect and although she may not see all 2,000 kids and she doesn't see all 2,000 kids, she's a part of the fabric here and the kids know that," said Shari Shapiro, Executive Director of Kids in Crisis.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT

Healthy food pilot program launched in Connecticut

Fresh Nation and HealthyCT announced their new pilot program on Wednesday. Organizers believe it's the first formal partnership of its kind.


Westport News

Training session to be held for Westport volunteer 'Samaritans'

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is holding a training session for mature, compassionate adults from Westport and Weston to serve as Samaritan Volunteers.


Related Topix: Westport, CT, Weston, CT

The Stamford Daily Voice

Metro-North Improves On-Time Performance But Still Short Of Goal

Metro-North was able to improve its on-time performance for trains on the New Haven Line in June, but ultimately fell just short of its goal, according to a recent report.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Fairfield, CT

The Westport Daily Voice

Friends Of Karen Grows To Help More Families In Westport

The children's charity Friends of Karen is expanding its outreach in to Fairfield County, with a New Canaan family hosting a kickoff meeting.


Related Topix: Westport, CT, New Canaan, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

The pond site where Fairfielder Mercy Disborough was "tested" for...

Christine Jewell, director of education for the Fairfield Museum and History Center, stands in the depression, once a pond, where two local women were tested for witchcraft in 1692.


Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Stamford, CT, Shelton, CT

Darien News-Review

Posh nails a third Fairfield County location

Diana Su, owner of Posh Nail & Spa, opened her third Fairfield County location, at 1077 Boston Post Road in Darien.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Westport, CT, Norwalk, CT

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.


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 Of the 30,340 immigrant children released to the states in the first half of 2014, 325 came to Connecticut.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Libraries, Stamford, CT