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7 hrs ago | The New Canaan Daily Voice

New Canaan Students Put Spotlight On Child Abuse, Neglect

New Canaan High School students placed more than 1,800 pinwheels on the lawn of Vine Cottage to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, New Canaan, CT, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Patch.com

US News: Weston High 3rd Best in CT; Joel Barlow, 13th

U.S. News magazine's latest rankings of public high schools across the country puts Weston High School at No.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Hartford, CT, East Hartford, CT, Wilton, CT

Connecticut Post

Fairfield County available office space tightens

Much of Fairfield County's economic strength is reflected by the occupancy levels of those big glass-and-steel office buildings that populate the region's four corners, and based on the first-quarter reports from commercial real estate firms, the climate might be improving.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Stamford, CT, Greenwich, CT

Patch.com

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

By Julie Weisberg and Aaron Boyd The data has been collected and the numbers have been crunched, and the U.S. News & World Report has handed in its homework: the 2014 rankings for the top high schools across the country has just been released.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT

The Wilton Daily Voice

Wilton High School Ranks Among Best In Nation

Wilton High School was named among the top public high schools in Connecticut and was one of only 500 schools nationwide to receive a gold medal in the annual U.S. News & World Report study .

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Related Topix: Wilton, CT

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Under Fire Watch After Rain Moves Out

Despite overnight and morning rain Wednesday, conditions in Fairfield County will become dry and windy enough by Thursday that the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch.

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Related Topix: Weather

Milford Mirror

College recruiting panel on Tuesday

The Fairfield County Sports Commission and People's United Bank are presenting a free panel discussion called Everything You Need to Know About the College Recruiting Process, but Were Afraid to Ask on Tuesday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Chelsea Piers in Stamford.

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

The Wilton Daily Voice

Fairfield County Children's Choir Holds Auditions For Wilton Singers

Registration is now open for auditions for prospective members of the Fairfield County Children's Choir.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

GOP Hopefuls Vie For State Treasurer Nomination

Timothy Herbst and Robert Eick both say the average taxpayer probably doesn't know exactly what the state treasurer does.

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Related Topix: US News, Trumbull, CT, Ansonia, CT

News Times

'high' on the Yelp of pot

Fairfield County is home to three of Connecticut's five most marijuana-minded municipalities, according to an online resource positioning itself as the Yelp of pot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Connecticut, Westport, CT, Stamford, CT

Patch.com

Norwalk's PT+ Physical Therapy Now in Fairfield, Too

PT + Physical Therapy hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new opening at the popular Fairfield Sportsplex .

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Norwalk, CT, Fairfield, CT

New Canaan News-Review

marks for NC High School

U.S. News & World Report released its 2014 Best High School rankings, and 4 Fairfield County schools made the top 10 in Conecticut.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, Weston, CT, Wilton, CT, Ridgefield, CT

StamfordPlus.com

Norwalk Hospital Announces Use of Miniature Cardiac Monitor

Norwalk Hospital has become the first hospital in Fairfield County to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor System in a patient, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Heavy Traffic Reported On I-95, Merritt Parkway Through New Canaan

Heavy, slow-moving traffic was reported on I-95 in both directions and on the Merritt Parkway in southern Fairfield County during the Monday afternoon rush hour by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Sun Will Give Way To Showers In Norwalk

The recent run of sun-filled days will give way to spring showers in Fairfield County on Tuesday, April 22. Clouds will begin to cover the area on Tuesday with a 30 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m. Temperatures will remain seasonal with a high around 61 degrees.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Weather

New Canaan News-Review

Patient support volunteers

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is seeking mature, compassionate individuals from New Canaan to serve as patient support volunteers.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

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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