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1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

Parking the food truck

"Captain" Mike Harden, left, and Trond Fletcher, co-owners of LobsterCraft, a new restaurant/take out featuring a variety of lobster rolls, opening at 284 Tokeneke Road in Darien, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Darien, CT, Norwalk, CT

7 hrs ago | The Wilton Daily Voice

Steamy Weather Leads To Air Quality Alert In Wilton

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- With steamy, humid weather in the forecast for Fairfield County on Tuesday, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued an "Air Quality Action Day."


Related Topix: Wilton, CT, Skies, Cuve, Video Games

11 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

'Hairspray Jr.' performed by STONC Junior Company

Summer Theatre of New Canaan's Junior Company and staff prepare for the free performance of "Hairspray Jr." on Friday, July 25. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Summer Theatre of New Canaan 's Junior Company will perform "Hairspray Jr." at 4 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the open-air tent theater at Waveny Park.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Arts, Theater, Education Etc.

17 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Cyclists Can Still Register For Connecticut Challenge

Registration for the Connecticut Challenge's 10th anniversary bike ride is still open for new riders and teams.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Times

4 Garella Road in Bethel, Conn. is the site of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary.

The prolonged debate over a medicinal marijuana dispensary in the Stony Hill section of Bethel appears to be nearing its end.


Related Topix: Bethel, CT, Marijuana

Danbury Farmers' Market Gets Major Grant for 'Better Health' Program

A recent grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation of $27,000 has put the Danbury Famers' Market Community Collaborative one huge step closer to their goal of raising $40,000 to promote "Better Heath Through Better Food."


Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

The Darien Daily Voice

Real Estate Firms Join Bike Ride To Support Cancer Survivors

William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty recently announced that the firm is participating in the tenth annual fund-raising bike ride held by the Connecticut Challenge Center for Survivorship, an organization that provides assistance and resources for cancer survivors.


Related Topix: Westport, CT, Southport, CT

New Haven Independent

Like Father, Like Son?

The late Stewart McKinney would do just fine running for office as a Republican in today's Connecticut, his son insisted.


Related Topix: US News

The Danbury Daily Voice

A Colonial Herb Garden Grows In Wilton

Leslie Nolan, executive director of the Wilton Historical Society, stands in front of the society's herb garden.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Wilton, CT, Heart Failure, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

News Times

There's a story that Reyno Giallongo, chairman and CEO of First County Bank, likes to tell, earning appreciative smiles from his staff as he does so.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Stamford, CT, Westport, CT

Connecticut Post

Oxford has grand plans for future

Kathryn Ekstrom, development manager for Haynes, gives a tour Thursday, July 17, 2014, of the future site of the Oxford Towne Center, a mixed use development that will include 150 homes and a Price Chopper supermarket.Photo: Autumn Driscoll But if all goes well, construction will begin in September on what amounts to a new village inside Oxford's ... (more)


Related Topix: Oxford, CT

The Wilton Daily Voice

Connecticut Looks To Attack Invasion Of Zebra Mussels In Lakes

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. An increasing number of damaging species are invading Connecticut waters, according to West Fair Online, which cited an alert from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.


Related Topix: Department of Energy

News Times

Teen consignment shop Plato's Closet set to open doors in Danbury

Owner Derek Bell poses at Plato's Closet in Danbury, Conn. Thursday, July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Stamford, CT


Shellfish beds in Waterford, Niantic will stay closed for now

Shellfish beds on the Niantic River are likely to remain closed for the next two weeks due to a backlog at the state lab that tests water and meat samples, Patrick Kelly, vice chairman and treasurer of the Waterford-East Lyme Shellfish Commission said today.


Related Topix: Niantic, CT, East Lyme, CT, Waterford, CT, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Times

Young people will soon have another place to shop for their favorite brands of clothing, shoes and accessories in Northern Fairfield County.


Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Connecticut, Stamford, CT

News Times

Riverside's Baang restaurant shuts down

Baang Cafe & Bar in Riverside, one of Greenwich's pioneers of Asian-fusion cuisine, has closed its doors, going out not with a bang, so to speak, but a whimper.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Greenwich, CT, Riverside, CT, Westport, CT

The Weston Daily Voice

Friday Afternoon Accident Jams I-95 In Greenwich

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Fairfield County traffic got off to bad start when a two-car closed one lane of Interstate 95 southbound in Greenwich at 4:19 p.m. At 4:26 p.m., a car fire created further trouble Northbound on I95.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT

CBRE Represents Seller of 535 Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk

Norwalk, CT - Jeffrey Dunne and Steven Bardsley of CBRE Group Inc.'s Institutional Properties team represented 535 Connecticut Avenue, LLC a joint venture of KABR Real Estate Investment Partners and Blackpoint Partners, in the sale of the 179,000-square-foot office building.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Norwalk, CT, Danbury, CT

Herald Gazette

Enjoy the advantages of single story living in this lovely 3 bedroom home on Ballyhac Cove.

Life started for me in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and through the usual paths carried me through New England in pursuit of both public and private schooling.


The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield First Responders Tout Use Of Narcan To Fight Overdoses

Kevin Coyner, a Fairfield resident and Democratic candidate for the 132nd State Representative seat, speaks about how as a firefighter he sees the help that Narcan will do in the hands of first responders.


Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Drugs, Norwalk, CT