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1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

Music stirring life around town

That quality of that entertainment may sometimes be dubious, but the success is undeniable.

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Related Topix: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Vibes, Jazz, Bridgeport, CT, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Darien News-Review

Shot in Fairfield County, 'And So It Goes' is reviewed by Granger

Movie star Michael Douglas prepared to shoot a scene for the new Rob Reiner film, "And So It Goes", on location at Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate in the Southport section of Fairfield, Conn.

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Related Topix: And So It Goes, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Southport, CT

7 hrs ago | Westport News

Granger on Movies: Fairfield County co-stars in 'And So It Goes'

Movie star Michael Douglas prepared to shoot a scene for the new Rob Reiner film, "And So It Goes", on location at Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate in the Southport section of Fairfield, Conn.

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Related Topix: And So It Goes, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Southport, CT, Fairfield, CT

8 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

Showers Will Linger Throughout Weekend In Weston

The threat of showers and possible thunderstorms will linger in Fairfield County throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weston, CT, Weather

12 hrs ago | World News Report

Cataract Surgery Quality of Life Benefits Far Greater than Eyesight for Seniors

"These symptoms can include clouding or blurring of vision, sensitivity to light and glare, double vision or shadowing in one eye, fading or yellowing of colors and poor night vision, sometimes with haloes around lights," explained Corneal Specialist & Cataract Surgeon Leslie Doctor, M.D. "We want to stress the importance of seniors not ignoring ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Corrective Eye Surgery

16 hrs ago | Westport News

Allergist to speak at Westport Sunrise

Dr. Mitchell R. Lester, an allergist and immunologist, will speak about common misconceptions about allergies at the Westport Sunrise Rotary breakfast meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 a.m. at Bobby Q's Restaurant, 42 Main St. A Westport resident, Lester is a physician with the Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates practice, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Westport, CT, Stamford, CT

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Darien News-Review

Darien lawyer named 'Star of the

Darien resident and CBA-YLS "Star of the Year" honoree Walter B. Welsh, left, meets with retreat keynote speaker the Honorable Raheem L. Mullins, Connecticut Appellate Court, and CBA-YLS Chairman Emily Graner Sexton.

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Related Topix: Darien, CT, Stamford, CT

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.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT

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.

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

CTNow.com

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.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Recipes

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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.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

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.

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

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."

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, New Canaan, CT

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