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3 hrs ago | 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

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Will See Midweek Temperature Plunge; Snow, Sleet Possible

Falling temperatures and the possibility of frozen precipitation in the middle of the week will remind Fairfield County residents that winter hasn't left the area for good quite yet, the National Weather Service said.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Apr 13, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

Pinwheels represent abused, neglected children

Students from New Canaan High School placed 1,864 pinwheels on the lawn of Vine Cottage Sunday, April 6. The symbols of childhood commemorate the 1,864 children abused and neglected in Fairfield County last year.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Hartford Courant

Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

Trial Surprises Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Connecticut Post

Teen birth rate declining, but still too high

By the numbers Here's a breakdown of births to state residents under 18 in the state in 2011, the most recent year available, from the Connecticut Department of Public Health: In Connecticut: 560 In Fairfield County: 226 In Bridgeport: 59 In Danbury: 18 In Stamford: 12 In Greenwich: 1 Most parents are terrified about the prospect of their teenager ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Danbury, CT, Greenwich, CT

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Cervalis Opens State's Largest Data Center In Norwalk

Data storage company Cervalis celebrated the opening of Connecticut's largest data center in Norwalk with a ceremony on Thursday, April 10. The center contains computer servers to host corporate and personal websites, as well as manage cloud data storage for businesses.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Computers, Stamford, CT

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Connecticut Post

"Talk to Strangers" is an award-winning child advocacy film shot in and around Danbury, Conn.

After years working in family law and dabbling with filmmaking, a Fairfield County attorney has produced a short film that he hopes will show what a "horrible ordeal for kids" child custody battles can be.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Family, Kids, Fairfield, CT

The Hartford Courant

COMMENTARY Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change

Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion, Ansonia, CT

StamfordPlus.com

FCA Receives $200K Grant for IT Collaborative

Family & Children's Agency is the recipient of a grant worth over $200,000 from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management to support FCA's involvement in the Fairfield County Information Technology Collaborative .

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Bridgeport, CT

The Danbury Daily Voice

Weekend Spring Skies Look Bright, Sunny In Danbury

Spring-like temperatures and sunny skies will rule the weekend forecast in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Weather

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