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Americans, on average, eat about 2 kilograms of shrimp a year.

DeLauro: TPP would make it more difficult to inspect shrimp

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-3rd) released the following statement on a new Consumer Reports study finding potentially harmful bacteria and illegal antibiotic residues in frozen shrimp. DeLauro is former Chairwoman, and current member, of the subcommittee that funds the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for ensuring […] [Read More]
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River Street Wednesdays series to begin May 27

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: Milford – The City of Milford and Milford Arts Council are thrilled to announce River Street Wednesdays. River Street Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday at Noon on the parkette in front of City Hall from May 27th to August 26th, 2015. “River Street Wednesdays provides […] [Read More]
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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]
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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]
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]
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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]
Dr. Anthony Santomauro

Renown doctor to exhibit art

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EASTON-For decades Anthony Santomauro has been known for delivering babies. But every person has a hobby and for 40 years, Santomauro has been a practicing artist. His works will go on display at the Easton Public Library’s conference room gallery, 691 Morehouse Road beginning April 4. There will be a reception for the long practicing […] [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]