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Rosemary Martin Hayduk (left), chairman of Stratford Sister Cities and Stratford Library Director Barbara Blosveren with the Library’s new display case, a recent gift from the Town of Stratford.

Mayor Harkins gives case to Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD — A handsome new glass and wood display case is now on display at the Stratford Library. The case, a gift from the Mayor’s Office of the Town of Stratford, is located in the main lobby of the Library and will now allow the agency to display valuables and artifacts […] [Read More]
Categories: General
This month the theme will be all about turkeys with a live turkey paying a visit to the class.

Live Turkey to Pay Visit to Flanders Pre School Story Time

From a press release: WOODBURY — Held one Friday morning during the month, Flanders invites parents and their children five years and younger to join them for exciting story time adventures. Monthly topics are designed to encourage young children to explore nature, discover art and learn about farming. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and […] [Read More]
When it was first installed in 1987, the accelerator was the highest-energy tandem accelerator in the world. Operating at 22 million volts, it generated high-velocity streams of nuclei.

Last chance to see Yale’s atom smasher

We received this interesting note from the Yale Dept. of Physics: New Haven — It’s the end of the line for Yale’s iconic atom smasher, but there will be one more opportunity to eyeball the particle accelerator from the inside. Yale’s Wright Lab will conduct public tours of its landmark tandem Van de Graaf particle […] [Read More]
The law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin joined with the Walter Camp Football Foundation in sponsoring a tailgate party prior to the gridiron contest. Toys collected at the party were donated to the Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary’s Toy Closet.

Berchem, Moses & Devlin Collects Toys for Children’s Hospital

From a press release: NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Attorneys with the law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. helped collect 200 toys for patients at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital during the Oct. 18 football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Colgate University Raiders at the Yale Bowl. The firm’s attorneys joined with […] [Read More]
The Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden ijn Bethlehem.

Holiday Wreath-Making event at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden

From a press release: Bethlehem – Connecticut Landmarks’ Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden will host a holiday Wreath Making event on Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th, at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Make a gorgeous holiday wreath using greens, pine cones, dried flowers, & natural materials. Back by popular demand, George & Carol McCleary, […] [Read More]

Connecticut Farmland Trust to honor Faith Middleton

From a press release: OLD LYME — Connecticut Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that WNPR interviewer and talk show host Faith Middleton will be the honoree at the Annual Harvest Dinner on November 8th. Please join Connecticut Farmland Trust’s Board of Directors and staff for cocktails, a seated dinner, and a celebration of farms […] [Read More]

Mayor Blake announces “Have a Heart” campaign

We just received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD: Beginning in August, members from various sectors of the Milford community have been meeting as part of the Mayor’s Have a Heart, Give Smart Task Force to develop a strategy to address the issue of panhandling in Milford. The task force is comprised of […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Charity, Milford
Pictured left to right: Jeff Wilson, owner/Wines and More; Donna Corey, President/Milford’s Promise; Jamie Rude, President/Downtown Milford Business Association; Augie Harrigan, President/Milford Education Foundation; and James Maroney, Co-Founder/Milford Education Foundation

Two groups get grants from Downtown Milford Business Association

From a press release: Milford – Two non-profit organizations were recent beneficiaries from proceeds raised during the 6th Annual Wine Trail event, presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA). Throughout the years, thousands of dollars have been distributed to various local non-profit organizations. This year’s recipients were the Milford Education Foundation and Milford’s Promise […] [Read More]
The Colony Grill's newest location is open for business on the site of the old Harrison's Hardware at 36 Broad Street on the Green in downtown Milford.

Colony Grill offering free pizza on Veterans Day to vets, active duty members

From a press release: Fairfield: Colony Grill is once again offering free pizza on Veterans Day to any active, inactive, or retired United States Armed Services member. The offer is valid at all Colony Grill locations from 11:30 a.m until closing on Tuesday, November 11. Colony Grill has locations at 1520 Post Road in Fairfield, […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Charity
Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar displays a tiger skin before authorities set fire to a stockpile of illegal wildlife parts at the Delhi Zoo in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. A stockpile of tiger skins, elephant tusks, rhino horns and other illegal animal parts were burned Sunday in an effort to discourage wildlife smuggling in South Asia. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Wildlife trafficking topic of Quinnipiac School of Law’s symposium Saturday

From a press release: NORTH HAVEN — The Quinnipiac Law Review’s annual symposium will examine U.S. and international efforts to address illegal wildlife trafficking. With a focus on ivory, symposium participants will examine the legal and policy issues critical to the debate, and Friends of Animals (FoA) will be front and center. Michael Harris, director […] [Read More]