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Greenwich Youth Film Festival to Feature Area Students' Work

The third annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival , hosted by The Junior League of Greenwich, will be held Sunday, April 27, at 1 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Patch.com

What to Do with Kids this Weekend in SW CT

Weekend Highlights for April 18 - April 20 for Fairfield County families: To get this all delivered right to your personal inbox on Thursdays, sign up for a free newsletter here .

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Holidays, Easter, Norwalk, CT, Hop

New Canaan News-Review

'Seaside Soiree' to benefit visiting nurses

Members of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County's benefit committee include Ann Sheffer of Westport, who is hosting the fundraiser at her home on Stony Point, Judy Higby of Wilton, Janet Lebovitz of New Canaan, Ellen Lewis of Wilton, Aislinn Gavin of Danbury, and Helen-Rendell-Baker of Wilton.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Westport, CT, New Canaan, CT, Danbury, CT

Darien News-Review

Cathy Allman will lead a journal writing workshop at the Darien Community Center Thursday, April 24.

Cathy Allman will lead a journal writing workshop at the Darien Community Center Thursday, April 24. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed The benefits of journal writing will be explained in a class Thursday, April 24, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Darien Community Association , 274 Middlesex Road.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield County Republicans Introduce Alternative State Budget

Several state representatives from Fairfield County, including State Representatives John Frey and Jan Giegler joined their fellow Republicans in the state legislature in introducing an alternative budget plan on Thursday, April 17. GOP lawmakers say their plan manages to stay safely under the constitutional spending cap while restoring vital ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Fairfield, CT, Fairfield, CT

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Fairfield County Adds Jobs In March; State Unemployment Rate Holds

Fairfield County added jobs in March and Connecticut's unemployment rate held at 7 percent, according to the state Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Stamford, CT

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Spring Temperatures Will Finally Return To New Canaan This Weekend

The wintry burst that brought snow and sleet as well as frost and freeze warnings to the area will finally break as seasonable spring temperatures return to Fairfield County this weekend just in time for Easter, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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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

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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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

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