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  1. STAR Employee Reflects Upon 26 Years Helping People with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | StamfordPlus.com

    STAR Program Specialist Larry Morelli is retiring from STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way after 26 years of service to the community helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. "Working at STAR has made me a better man," he said in an interview about his retirement.

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  2. Duff and Malloy Announce Significant Funding for Maritime Aquarium ImprovementsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | StamfordPlus.com

    Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Norwalk's legislative delegation today to announce that $2 million is heading Norwalk's way to support improvements to the Maritime Aquarium. The funding will be in the form of a state grant and is expected to be approved during a special meeting of the State Bond Commission on Tuesday, March 17. "This funding is absolutely critical to preserving the Maritime Aquarium as one of Connecticut's premiere educational destinations," said Senator Duff.

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  3. The Norwalk Parking Authority's Maritime Garage Gallery Seeks Artists for 2015 ExhibitRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | StamfordPlus.com

    The City of Norwalk Parking Authority's Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists, 18 and over, for a new exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, located in the Maritime Parking Garage. The exhibit will run from April 29 through July 31, 2015.

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  4. DMV Offices to Have Shutdowns to Prepare for More Online ServicesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Department of Motor Vehicles announced last week that for six weeks, starting next Tuesday , various branch offices statewide will alternately close for a major customer-service upgrade and computer system improvements allowing more online services. Two offices each week will shut while employees have training on how to operate the new system.

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  5. RAC announces 'Inspirations' winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Best in Show winner Richard Ventre joins 1st place artists during the opening reception for "Inspiration" -- , Pierre Lahoussois, Peter Kinseley, Ventre, Amy Schott and Stan Pastore. Julie Frank, James Ryan and Alan Sprules were not present.

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  6. Bluefish: Norwalk native Iannaxxo is first signing of 2015Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Bridgeport Bluefish last week announced their first addition of the 2015 season, signing pitcher Matt Iannazzo. Iannazzo, a Norwalk, CT native, returns to his hometown Bluefish for his second season in the Atlantic League and fourth of professional baseball.

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  7. Norwalk encourages residents to prepare for snowstormRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Norwalk, CT - As the region prepares for the first significant storm of the New Year, the City of Norwalk urges residents to take precautions to keep safe during severe winter weather. The National Weather service has issued a blizzard watch for our area beginning Monday afternoon through Tuesday night.

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  8. Hunter Arton Joins the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum's Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is pleased to announce that Hunter Arton has joined its Board of Trustees. Ms. Arton said "I am honored for the opportunity to serve the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum.

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  9. Galaxy of Gourmets to Benefit STAR at Aitoro's on February 5, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Aitoro's Appliance Showroom in Norwalk will host "Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR" a casual, family-friendly fundraising event that includes music, mingling and tastings of gourmet food and drinks from restaurants in Fairfield County showcased in their dream kitchens. The event will be held at 401 Westport Avenue in Norwalk on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 at www.STARct.org or by calling Megan Johnson at 203-846-9581 x339.

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  10. January is National Radon Action MonthRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    In support of National Radon Action Month, the Norwalk Health Department urges residents to learn more about radon-a leading cause of lung cancer-and to test for radon in their homes. To help promote testing, the Health Department will offer free radon testing kits next week.

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  11. Duff, Doyle: CT a global leader in broadbandRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and State Senator Paul Doyle announced Monday that Connecticut has been acknowledged as a national and global leader in internet speed. According to a report released last week by Akamai Technologies, a broadband expert, average peak connection speeds in Connecticut during the third quarter of 2014 were faster than in every state with the exception of Delaware.

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  12. Stamford nonprofits join forces to distribute 290 winter coatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Holiday elves from Backyard Humanitarian, Build On and New Neighborhoods, Inc. made the season a little brighter and a lot warmer for many tenants from NNI properties by turning the Activity Room into a Winter Coat Closet distribution center for a night. At the end of the evening, 290 coats had been snapped up by tenants from NNI's Martin Luther King Jr. Apartments, Marshall Commons, Madison Smith, Belltown Manor, the Atlantic, Stillwater Heights and Friendship House in Stamford and Fair Street in Norwalk.

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  13. Liberation Programs to receive wishing well donations from Stew Leonard'sRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Liberation Programs will receive all donations of spare change dropped into the Stew Leonard's Wishing Well through January 15th. The concrete Wishing Well is located just inside the store and is one of the ways Stew Leonard's supports local charitable organizations.

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  14. Liberation Programs Receives Wish List Items from First County BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | StamfordPlus.com

    Employees from First County Bank chose Liberation Programs as this year's recipient of donations collected during their annual Holiday Party. Items gathered-from Liberation Programs' Wish List - included diapers, formula, new bath towels, new clothing for children and adults, and personal care items.

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  15. Michael Church Honored as 2014 Broker of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty agent and Norwalk native receives top marketing award from the state's leading home building industry trade association On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, seven hundred and eighty home building industry professionals attended the 21st Annual HOBI Awards Dinner, where Michael Church was recognized with the top Sales & Marketing award, 2014 Broker of the Year. Sponsored by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut , the HOBI Awards is the largest home building industry awards event in the country, and Connecticut's most prestigious recognition of excellence in new home construction, remodeling and sales & marketing.

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  16. Mayor Harry Rilling Declares December 2 as STAR, Inc., Lighting the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    Mayor Harry Rilling declares December 2nd as "STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way Day". Mark Minnock of Theater of STARs looks on.

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  17. Norwalk Radiology and Mammography Center Earns Lung Cancer Screening Center DesignationRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    Norwalk Radiology and Mammography Center , located at 148 East Avenue in Norwalk, has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology . NRMC is a Norwalk Hospital outpatient service.

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  18. Family & Children's Agency Recognizes National Adoption MonthRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    "Adoption is more than a moment in time," says Natalie Jackson, Assistant Director of Adoption at Family & Children's Agency . Families formed through adoption or guardianship sometimes face unique challenges later in life, such as talking to your child about adoption, child development, or transitioning from foster care to a permanent home.

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  19. Maritime Aquarium announces new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk elected a new president, Dr. Brian L. Davis, at a special Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 10. Dr. Davis joins The Maritime Aquarium from the Georgia Aquarium, where he is currently vice president of education and training and a member of the executive team reporting to the executive director. In that capacity, he has been involved in the operations and strategy of one of the world's largest aquariums.

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  20. Connecticut nonprofit making a difference for children in MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | StamfordPlus.com

    Norwalk, CT - Simply Smiles Inc., the Norwalk-based charity dedicated to providing bright futures for impoverished children, recently concluded its third health clinic to treat intestinal parasites among 2,500 people in southern Oaxaca, Mexico. The three-day medical clinic comprised two elements: the dispensing of medicine that removes all parasites from an individual's system, as well as the collection and testing of fecal samples to determine infection rates of intestinal parasites by village.

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