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Norwalk budget public hearing features just one speaker
NORWALK - Just one member of the public weighed in on the city’s $367 million spending plan at the official public hearing on Wednesday. “I’m always surprised that more of the citizenry does not participate,” resident Diane Lauricella said to a room full of department heads and city employees.
Westport Country Playhouse Hosts 2019 Season Kick-off on Mar. 30
Westport Country Playhouse will host a 2019 Season Kick-off event on Saturday, March 30, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., offering a fun atmosphere with food trucks and beer tastings. In addition, the Playhouse box office will be open during the event for special, day-of/in person-only ticket discounts. Admissi
Acoustic Wilton will be live on stage
Acoustic Wilton returns to the stage on Saturday, March 23, to provide an evening of musical entertainment and to raise funds for the Wilton schools. The band continues a 10-year tradition of Wilton student and adult musicians coming together to put on a popular show. The show starts at 8 p.m. at th
Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County Presents Marc Cohn Benefit Concert
Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Marc Cohn & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group The Coasters will perform in Concert to Benefit Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC) at Stamford’s Palace Theatre Thursday, April 4, 2019.
Tanya Tucker Comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse
From Ridgefield Playhouse: Beginning with her first hit, "Delta Dawn" at the age of 13, Tanya Tucker has earned her place among Country Music Royalty. One of the only women to be considered part of the Outlaw movement, along with Emmylou Harris and men like Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jenning
No arrests in Weston fuel theft, 8 days after employees fired
WESTON — Police Chief Edwin Henion confirmed that no arrests have yet been made in the case of alleged fuel theft at Weston Schools. “We’re still investigating it as of today,” Henion said.
Ridgefield’s $148-million budget up for comment
RIDGEFIELD — Too much spending? Not enough for schools? With a tax increase projected in the vicinity of 3 percent, should the town tap into its surplus fund balance to hold taxes down?
Blotter: Trespass, criminal mischief charges in Norwalk
A 36-year-old Bridgeport woman was charged with first-degree trespass and third-degree criminal mischief. She was held on $5,000 bond and given a court date of March 21. A 38-year-old Stamford man was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree breach of peace and interference with a 911 call.
Woman suing Harvard over slave photos represented by Westport lawyer
WESTPORT — A Connecticut woman is suing Harvard University for the “wrongful seizure, possession and monetization” of photos that depict two of her slave ancestors, according to a news release.
April Vacation Camps in Westport
Games, Karate, LEGO® and Mad Science April Vacations Camps in Westport. Westport Continuing Education is presenting a wide variety of April Vacation Camps for kids in grades K - 5 the week of April 15. Full and half day options are available for camps at Greens Farms Elementary School, 17 Morningsid
Raising a family, caring for the aging
Staying Put in New Canaan and New Canaan CARES are teaming up to present a panel discussion: “The Panini Generation: Meeting the Challenges of Raising a Family While Caring for an Older Family Member.” The program will be held on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Wagner Room at New Canaan High S
Woman Accused Of Filling Fraudulent Prescriptions: Westport PD
WESTPORT, CT — Police said a Fairfield woman is accused of allegedly filling fraudulent prescriptions using a Westport doctor's prescribing license number. According to a press release, police said a doctor with a practice in Westport reported the possible theft of a prescription pad on March 4.
Darien PD Joins Autism Awareness Patch Challenge
From Darien PD: The Darien Police Department is a proud supporter of Autism Awareness Month. Throughout the month of April, we will be joining hundreds of other agencies across the country in displaying a special Autism Awareness magnet on our police vehicles as part of the "Autism Patch Challenge."
Perfect Combo: An Ultra-Modern Stunner, in Laid-Back Weston
WESTON, CT -- An open floor plan encased in glass and light with the feel of a designer's tree house!. Features: Price of $899,000 offers you... Living, a mid-century modern, unique, contemporary home. . . The Glass House of Weston. Full privacy and flooded with light. Completely remodeled floor pla
Undefeated Norwalk is a team in every sense
For the first time since 2000, the Norwalk girls basketball team are the No. 1-ranked team in the final GameTimeCT poll of the season. Bear coach Ricky Fuller does not think his 2019 undefeated state champions could beat the Norwalk team which finished unbeaten in 2000.
Officials Uphold $25 Parking Ticket for Confused Darien Couple
The Parking Commission last week upheld a $25 ticket for a Darien couple that pulled into a space at one municipal lot downtown and then tried to pay at another. Lindy and Len Fox told the commissioners during their March 14 meeting that on the morning of Jan. 31 (a Thursday), they pulled into a spa
Firefighters Sworn In, Promoted During Ceremony In Norwalk
NORWALK, CT — The Norwalk Fire Department held a promotional and swearing in ceremony Tuesday afternoon at Norwalk Fire Headquarters. According to a press release, Probationary Firefighters John Pomponio, Madeline Jankowski and Gregory Petriccione were officially sworn into the department.
At P&Z, Pushback for Summit Saugatuck
Summit Saugatuck’s plan for a five-building, 187-unit, affordable housing, rental complex on Hiawatha Lane took a pummeling from commissioners and the public at Thursday night’s Westport Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meeting.
Wilton Social Services Intros Senior Discount Program
WILTON, CT - From the Town of Wilton: Wilton Social Services is pleased to announce the roll out of the Senior Discount & Services Program. The program provides a comprehensive online guide to discounts and services offered to senior residents (age 65 and older) at over 20 participating Wilton based
Applause / The renaissance of theater critic Irene Backalenick
“When I die,” said theater critic Irene Backalenick, “I hope I’m sitting fifth row center.”. But, even at age 97, she’s too busy to stop. Interviewed in her apartment at Watermark, Bridgeport’s retirement facility, Backalenick said, “I often write about what I wish I had done and never did. I look b