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John Burgeson

State Reps. Pam Staneski (R-119), Jason Perillo (R-113), Kim Rose (D-118), Sen. Gayle Slossberg,(D-14), State Rep. Laura Hoydick, (R-120) with House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114), State Rep. Ben McGorty and United Technologies, Government Relations, Jackie Iacovazzi.

Lawmakers tour Sikorsky plant

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From a press release: STRATFORD – State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-119), Kim Rose (D-118), State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-14), Laura Hoydick, (R-120)and others participated in a two-hour-long facility tour for area lawmakers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford on February 23rd. Staneski, who is serving her first term in the General Assembly, said that she […] [Read More]

Quantum friction offers idea for data storage

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From a press release: New Haven — Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. The researchers are building upon decades of research, experimentally demonstrating a procedure theorized nearly 30 years ago. The results appear […] [Read More]
The USS Quincy (CA-39) in a photo take in the late 1930s. She was sung during  the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

‘The Loss of the USS Quincy’ topic at Stratford Library discussion

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library continues “Sunday Afternoon Talks”, its monthly series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers, on Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm with Bob Begin who will discuss “The Loss of the USS Quincy”. “Sunday Afternoon Talks” is free and open to the public. […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, historic
Jessica Myers and Brian Michael Riley are featured in the Square One Theatre production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play opening at the Stratford Theatre on March 6.

“Marshmallow Man” guest on WPKN Friday at noon

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — Brian Michael Riley, one of the featured actors in Square One Theatre’s upcoming production of Good People, will be a special guest on WPKN’s State of the Arts radio show (89.5 on your FM dial) this Friday, February 27 from 12noon-1pm. Brian is scheduled to talk about his role […] [Read More]
Construction continues on the I-95 Moses Wheeler Bridge replacement project, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Mayor John Harkins of Stratford is pushing for construction of a new northbound on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at Exit 33. There were omitted when the highway was constructed because of the toll station there.

Regional board OKs $24m for Exit 33 project in Stratford

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We received this note from Town Hall in Stratford: STRATFORD — Mayor John A. Harkins today announced that plans for a full interchange at Exit 33 on Interstate 95 are progressing as funding for the project was unanimously approved by the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (GBVMPO) last week. The approval by the […] [Read More]
Archbishop Leonard P. Blair

Archbishop Blair, Cindi Bigelow to speak at FACS breakfast

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From a press release: Bloomfield – Archbishop Leonard P. Blair and the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) are hosting the annual Archbishop’s St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Proceeds from this event will provide support for FACS to offer scholarships and fund […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Roman Catholic
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Little ones in grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to come to Flanders to enjoy the great outdoors while they delight in discovering signs of the changing season.

Flanders plans spring vacation activities for children

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From a press release: WOODBURY — On Monday, March 23 while enjoying the long weekend off from school students in grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to come to Flanders to enjoy the great outdoors while discovering signs of the changing season. As we wind down the maple  sugaring season come search for signs of […] [Read More]
In this file photo, police officers and Special Olympics athletes took part Friday  in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which started in Greenwich and ended in New Haven, at the site of the 2014 Summer Games.

Special Olympics to honor supporters at Hall of Fame Dinner March 25

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From a press release: Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Wednesday, March 25th to recognize its extraordinary athletes, volunteers and sponsors for their dedication, leadership, spirit and support. The event will take place at the Aqua Turf Country Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville. Registration will begin at 5 p.m., […] [Read More]

Meeting on Shakespeare Theatre canceled

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STRATFORD — A special meeting of the Town Council that was supposed to take Monday night has been canceled, town officials say. A story about the upcoming meeting appeared in today’s paper. The council was supposed to discuss various options for the long-vacant American Shakespeare Festival Theatre on Elm Street. The council, meeting as the […] [Read More]
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The Shakespeare Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 34rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom set for Saturday, March 14th

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From a press release: Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce the 34th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom, Brooklyn’s annual kickoff of the spring gardening season, presenting a full day of free activities and information about horticulture for the gardening public. Gardeners and eco-enthusiasts from Brooklyn and around the New York metro area look […] [Read More]