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24 restaurants signed up for Stratford’s Restaurant Week

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STRATFORD  — This week, April 19-25, is Restaurant Week in Stratford. Twenty-four restaurants are participating in the event, with offers diners reduced-priced menus and specials. Click through the slideshow to learn more about some participating restaurants andscroll down for the full list. Here are the participating establishments: Acapulcos Mexican Family Restaurant & Cantina Biagio’s Ristorante […] [Read More]
Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli to headline Housatonic art benefit May 16

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — The Housatonic Museum of Art will host a benefit stand-up comedy show starring the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall. The show will follow a VIP champagne reception and special exhibition of artwork by Leonard […] [Read More]
From left: Mayor John Harkins, Governor Dannel Malloy, Owner, Carl Zuanelli , his 4 children and wife Karen Lapere Zuanelli.

Nuovo Pasta’s new building stages ribbon cutting

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We received this note from the Mayor’s Office in Stratford: STRATFORD — Governor Dannel Malloy joined Stratford Mayor John Harkins for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Nouvo Pasta’s new building in Stratford. Nuovo Pasta began with one man making pasta in his basement to now a 40,000 Sq foot building and 120 employees. Nuovo Pasta […] [Read More]
Nearly everything at the natural playground at Leonard Schine Preserve was made with materials found in the woods.

Aspetuck Land Trust has 2 new family study-play programs

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From a press release: Outdoor playtime for children and learning from nature will be the focus of two new family programs beginning this spring. They are free and open to the public at the Aspetuck Land Trust’s 20 acre Leonard Schine Preserve in Westport. Starting Saturday April 18 at 8 am and continuing thereafter, families […] [Read More]
A scene from the 2014 festival.

Robin Hood Festival relocating to North Haven

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From a press release: NORTH HAVEN – The Robin Hood Springtime Festival is relocating their annual event from Guilford to the North Haven Fairgrounds to create new opportunities for the festival. The regional event will still begin on the planned date of May 23 and will run every Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday through […] [Read More]
Pamela Walton

Author Pamela Walton at the Milford Library Monday

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From a press release: Pamela Walton, author of “Light Travel : Lessons from the Field” will visit the Milford Library on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. This is the second book is her series “Life Lessons.” Walton has been a Christian Minister for many years. She came to Connecticut as an evangelist, arriving in […] [Read More]
Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

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From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the Connecticut Historical Society on Tuesday, April 14th. The Brother Gardeners traces the history of the English garden from its start among a […] [Read More]
Officials from Milford and Ansonia meet last week to discuss a plan to share an asphalt recycling machine and other gear.

Ansonia, Milford to share asphalt recycling machine

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From a press release: Milford, CT ~ Ansonia Mayor David S. Cassetti and Milford Mayor Ben Blake met last week to discuss a plan to share certain equipment belonging to the City of Milford that will result in savings for residents in both communities. Today’s meeting marked the beginning of a new relationship between the […] [Read More]