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Indivisible Greenwich supports call for early voting in CT

GREENWICH — The co-founder of Indivisible Greenwich joined state officials in calling for a constitutional amendment that would allow early voting in elections held in Connecticut.


Connecticut IV Infusion Center signs lease at Wilton Wellness Center

Connecticut IV Infusion Center is the latest medical specialty tenant to take space at the 50,000-square-foot Wilton Wellness Center at 249 Danbury Road in Wilton. Sean McDonnell, principal, and Lori Baker, vice president, of Avison Young represented Cambridge Hanover, the developer of the project,


‘POKO’ news: Lawsuit(s)

NORWALK, Conn. – There have been some significant developments related to “POKO,” a.k.a. Wall Street Place:. Milligan says judge ‘sanctioned’ Norwalk and the Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday.


Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions'

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018 file photo, family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses protest outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn. A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin's l


Local Group Proposes Banning Thin Plastic Bags from New Canaan Stores

Saying it’s sensible and that the communities around New Canaan are already making the change, a group of residents are asking the town’s legislative body to consider legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags in local shops.


Greenwich Nursing Home Issues Statement On Disciplined Doctor

GREENWICH, CT — Following news that its medical director was recently disciplined by the state, The Nathaniel Witherell nursing home has issued a statement to Patch about Dr. Francis X. Walsh.


Editorial: Review alternatives to billion-dollar boondoggle

No list of epic construction fails would be complete without the Russky Bridge. The world’s longest cable stay bridge, built to carry four lanes of traffic 230 feet above the Eastern Bosphorus Strait, was completed in 2012, connecting the city of Vladivostok with the Island of Russky. Intended as a


First Student to Expand Operations In Connecticut

EASTON, Conn. — First Student will be providing safe and reliable transportation to thousands of additional students in Connecticut for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. The Easton- Redding-Region 9 (ER9) School Districts have selected First Student to operate, maintain and manage all student tr


Norwalk juvenile charged for buglary and larceny

DARIEN — A 17-year-old male juvenile from Norwalk has turned himself in and warrants have been issued for a second suspect in connection to recent car and home break-ins, police said.


CT Author Pens CT Guidebook to Adventure - available for purchase near Wilton

East Hampton, CT Author and Historian Marty Podskoch scripted a brilliant solution for fragmented families and town-tied locals. With his latest Book, The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut.


Antique country estate is a quintessential Connecticut charmer

Blending modern luxury with 19th century historic character, this circa 1800 colonial offers the best of all worlds. From the first approach, this thoughtfully renovated home exudes the ambience of being transported to the English countryside yet is just minutes from the town center.


Maritime Aquarium Featured In Question On 'Jeopardy!'

NORWALK, CT — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek name dropped the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, as well as a few other locations in Connecticut, during Monday's episode of the iconic quiz show. Trebek posed the following statement to that night's three contestants:


Connecticut D1 Top 10: New Canaan, NFI Slide Up A Few Pegs

Top-ranked Ridgefield (9-0-0) continues to head the Connecticut Division 1 field in this week’s HNIB News Connecticut Division 1 Top 10, although the Tigers were challenged. In a home-and-home series with #3 Darien, Ridgefield emerged victorious in both games, needed an overtime tally to win the fir


Town Council approves teachers’ union contract

NEW CANAAN — The Town Council unanimously approved a three-year contract with New Canaan teachers Wednesday. Council Chairman John Engel addressed three concerns regarding the negotiations, including: the “economics of the agreement,” whether it would accommodate later school start times and the pro


Greenwich wrestling team pins Ridgefield

GREENWICH — Winning the first three matches, Ridgefield made an impressive opening statement in its duel meet against FCIAC rival Greenwich, but the Cardinals had the final say.


Candace Owens sues BLT over ‘dangerous’ mold in luxury apartment

STAMFORD — The city’s biggest builder, Building and Land Technology, and one of its most controversial daughters, Candace Owens, have something in common. They’ll face off this spring in a civil jury trial in state Superior Court in Stamford. Owens claims her 16th-floor luxury apartment in BLT’s Bea


Norwalkers weigh in on next decade of development

NORWALK, Conn. – Criticisms of the draft city-wide master plan on Tuesday centered on the Wall Street area for some and the harbor for others. A series of speakers said there are too many plans being developed at once, at the Planning Commission’s public hearing on the draft Plan of Conservation and


Brunswick grad to screen hit film at GIFF benefit

GREENWICH — A Brunswick graduate will be making a homecoming visit to attend a special screening of his acclaimed new film “A Private War” as a benefit for the Greenwich International Film Festival.


Nanai, Blanchard win weight class titles for Greenwich at Greater Hartford Open

ackson Blanchard didn’t leave the Greater Hartford Open empty handed. The Cardinals seniors garnered championship hardware, as they each won their respective weight class titles at Saturday’s Greater Hartford Open at Hall High School.


Greenwich Realtor elected to VP post with statewide group

GREENWICH — Barbara McKee, a Realtor and office manager with Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, has been elected as the 2019 Region 1 vice president for the Connecticut Realtors, which is the state’s association of real estate professionals.