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MLK Day speaker says it’s time to stop dreaming and get busy

STAMFORD — While preparing his comments for a Martin Luther King Day event in Stamford, Richard Robinson drew inspiration from an unlikely source: a 1990 R&B song written by Prince and performed by Tevin Campbell.


Government shutdown halts progress on fields at Western Middle School

GREENWICH — School officials have no update on the status of the ongoing soil testing on the fields at Western Middle School, and they offer a new reason to cite for delays: the government shutdown.


Obamacare critic to give talk in Greenwich

GREENWICH — Betsy McCaughey, an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act, will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the Retired Men’s Association of Greenwich. A Greenwich resident and a former lieutenant governor of New York, McCaughey will discuss health care in the United States. She has been a m


Cafe Ruche Loses Lawsuit Against Town of Wilton, Ordered to Pay Landlord $83,839

Friday afternoon, Jan. 18, Superior Court Judge Anthony Truglia issued his decision in the lawsuit filed by Cafe Ruche against the Town of Wilton and two property management companies, finding not only in favor of the three defendants, but that Barbara Chopin, Cafe Ruche’s owner, was liable to pay d


Resources Available for Federal Employees Affected by Government Shutdown

With an ongoing partial shutdown of the Federal Government, some federal employees are working without pay or have been furloughed until further notice. The City of Norwalk would like to remind federal employees of the state and local resources available to help in these difficult times.


‘MJ Live!’ pays tribute to Michael Jackson at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

“Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” and “Dangerous” are among the Michael Jackson hits that will be performed when “MJ Live!” comes to The Palace Theatre in Stamford on Saturday, Feb. 2. You’ll also hear such songs as “Black & White” and “I Want You Back.”


Greenwich Reform, Stamford JCC Opening New Preschool

Greenwich Reform Synagogue and the Stamford JCC announce the opening of their new preschool. The school, operated by the JCC at the brand new-state-of-the-art Cos Cob synagogue, will be open in September for the 2019-2020 school year. Utilizing a developmentally-appropriate, play-based curriculum fo


Winter carnival returns to celebrate the season

January is traditionally the coldest month of the year, so what better time, perhaps, to celebrate the season with the second Annual Wilton Winter Carnival on Sunday, Jan. 27, from noon to 4, in Wilton Center.


Anti-toll group planning to appear at lawmaker’s meetings

HARTFORD — Opponents to highway tolls in Connecticut plan to make it known they oppose new legislation that would authorize electronic tolling. Pat Sasser, who heads up a new grassroots organization called Say No to CT Tolls , is urging residents to attend a series of town hall meetings being organi


Milestone Restaurant Opens in Georgetown with Menu That Covers All The Favorites

Milestone Restaurant is redefining the idea of a neighborhood gathering spot offering made from scratch, simply prepared food with bold flavors and classic cocktails that are served up in a stylish yet understated setting. Drawing inspiration from the unique character of the area (the restaurant is


Food Events In CT This Week

This week, prepare to get your drink on! The Mohegan Sun WineFest returns, Two Roads launches Igor’s Dream, the Connecticut Real Ale Festival comes to Bridgeport, Amis Trattoria hosts Cylinder Vodka, and so much more.


LETTER: Reject State Senator Bergstein’s Bill No. 102 for Tolls for All Vehicles on Major Highways

Letter to the editor from Elisa Esses, District 36 constituent, Stamford, CT submitted Jan 20, 2019. Now is NOT the time for new taxes. Now is NOT the time for tolls. Alex Bergstein, Senate Democrat elected in District 36, introduced a bill (Proposed Bill No. 102) to establish tolls on all major hig


John Mulaney and Pete Davidson Coming to Palace Stamford

Emmy Award Winning Writer/Comedian and SNL Cast Member Scheduled for Stamford Downtown Theater. Comedian Pete Davidson, who has been in the news in recent weeks for his high-profile relationship and split from singer Ariana Grande, will be performing stand-up with Emmy award winning writer and comed


Branford Wrestling Notches Three Wins on the Week; Boys’ Hockey Splits a Pair of Matchups

The Branford wrestling team earned a win versus Shelton and then split four matches in a quad-meet at Ledyard High School in last week’s matchups. With these results, the Hornets stand with an overall record of 12-10 on the year.


A Lesson That Could Save Your Childs Life, Free for Parents

Mark your calendar: Open to all parents and all communities. Event will take place on January 30th, 2019 at 6:30pm at YWCA Greenwich 259 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830. The Courage to Speak® Foundation's new drug prevention education parenting program Courage to Speak®-Courageous Parenting 101 "P


Fiery Merritt Crash Injures Four

A fiery crash on the Merritt Parkway just north of the North Avenue overpass northbound in Westport late today sent four persons to hospitals. At least two vehicles were involved. EMS and fire personnel can be seen tending to one or more of the injured at the upper right. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Westport


The Greenwich Hospitality Group Acquires West Bay Beach Holiday Inn Resort for $23.2 million

The Greenwich Hospitality Group (GHG) recently announced its acquisition of West Bay Beach Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City, Michigan for $23.2 million. The 179-room full service waterfront resort, originally built in 1968, is located on the West Bay in downtown Traverse City. The purchasing enti


Wilton: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

WILTON, CT — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Never fear! To keep you in the game, we've compiled a fresh batch of five new listings nearby.


Capitol Report 'After Hours:' Matthew Blumenthal talks Sandy Hook lawsuit against Alex Jones

(WTNH) - This week on Capitol Report 'After Hours:,' new State Representative Matthew Blumenthal (D-Stamford) joined the panel. He talked about representing Sandy Hook families who are suing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.


Good Samaritans help car occupants after collision on Route 15 in Westport

WESTPORT — The people involved in a two-car collision Saturday afternoon were pulled out of the cars by good Samaritans before first responders arrived, Westport fire officials said.