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Dial 811 before attempting any excavation project in Connecticut.

Celebrate “Call Before You Dig” on August 11th

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From a press release: Connecticut-statewide information (August 1, 2014) – With Aug. 11th almost here, Call Before You Dig, Inc. hopes this date on the calendar, 8/11, will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked to avoid hitting them. Call Before […] [Read More]
The event will take place on the Experiment Station's Lockwood Farm in Hamden.

Make plans for Plant Science Day Aug. 6 in Hamden

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From a press release: Hamden — The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) invites you to attend Plant Science Day 2014. This annual event is held at Lockwood Farm, the Station’s 75-acre research farm located in Hamden, CT. It features a day of scientific inquiry, discovery, and updates on research advances in agriculture, food safety, the […] [Read More]
In the film, Bruce Dern portrays a confused resident of Billings, Mont., who believes he has won a million dollar sweepstakes. Will Forte plays his estranged son who accompanies him on a road trip to claim his prize -- and pieces of his youth.

‘Nebraska’ coming to the Stratford Library Aug. 11th

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From a press release: STRATFORD –The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of the 2013 Oscar nominee, “Nebraska” on August 11. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons at noon. The film showings are free and open to the public. Bruce Dern earned some of the best reviews of […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, Stamford
Al Kulcsar (left) and Gabriel Morrow starred in the Square One Theatre production of “Freud’s Last Session” at the Square One Theatre Company last fall.  The acclaimed drama was recently selected by Square One subscribers as the season’s “Outstanding Production”.

Square One Theatre announces award winners

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From a press release: STRATFORD — Stratford’s Square One Theatre Company concluded its 24th anniversary season recently with its annual announcement of the Subscriber Awards. The nineteenth annual awards were announced at a recent Readers Theatre Showcase event held at the Stratford Library. The theatre’s over 1,000 subscribers voted for performers in various acting categories […] [Read More]

Tonight at Harbor Yard: Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT : Tonight at 7 p.m., everyone is invited to come watch a free baseball game at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport as the Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets. Both teams are from the MSBL (Men’s Senior Baseball League http://www.ctnationalmsbl.com). The Milford A’s are a group of local baseball players, […] [Read More]
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DeLauro: Fewer chicken inspectors means more disease

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We received this note from the office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-3rd): WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) expressed great disappointment with today’s release of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) controversial proposed poultry inspection rule. The final rule is largely based on the HACCP-Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP), which […] [Read More]

Time running out to register for Aug. 12 primary

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From a press release: HARTFORD: Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today is reminding eligible voters interested in casting a ballot in primary elections on August 12, 2014 that they have one week to register to vote online or by mail. Voting age citizens and 17–year-olds who will turn 18 by the general election on […] [Read More]
State Representative Terry Backer (D-121)

Backer: “Shore Up CT” program offers loans to raise shoreline homes

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From a press release: State Representative Terry Backer (D-121) is encouraging Stratford shoreline homeowners and businesses who are subject to coastal flooding to apply for assistance under a new state low-interest loan program designed to help those residents elevate their homes and businesses from future severe weather and flooding. The program – “Shore Up CT” […] [Read More]

DeLauro introduces bill to tackle dual epidemics of obesity, diabetes

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SWEET Act Would Discourage Excessive Sugar in Beverages. [Read More]

Flanders to offer wildflower and tree ID walk

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From a press release: On Sunday, August 10th, Flanders will be hosting Emma Lorusso of the Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center who will be giving a program on the wildflowers and trees of the Flanders’ Van Vleck sanctuary. She will lead a guided walk to identify wildflowers and talk about their growing habits and the […] [Read More]