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Jay Rowe presents an $8,000 check to Board of Education chair Susan Glennon (center) and Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth E. Feser.

Jay Rowe Donates $8,000 to Milford Schools Music Dept.

We received this note from Milford Public Schools: MILFORD – To say the audience was ‘jazzed’ is an understatement for those who attended the 13th Annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert on April 24th and 25th, created by local jazz aficionado Jay Rowe. And this year, thanks to strong ticket sales and generous corporate […] [Read More]

Manufacturing information sessions May 14 & 27 at NVCC

From a press release: WATERBURY – Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) is hosting two information sessions in May for students interested in earning manufacturing certification. The sessions will take place on Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 1:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in […] [Read More]
Project topics have covered a diverse number of topics, including the leadership of local icons such as aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky, artist J. Alden Weir and State Hero Nathan Hale – to name a few. Here, Igor Sikorsky, center, stands with his workers during the building of the S-29, a massive bi-plane that was the first aircraft that Sikorsky built in the United States, in 1923.

Top student historians to compete at Connecticut History Day Contest at CCSU

From a press release: New Britain – More than 400 Connecticut middle and high school students have spent months digging into the history of the state, nation and world in preparation for the Connecticut History Day Contest taking place Saturday, May 9th, at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. This year, students will be […] [Read More]
Categories: High School, historic

Platt Tech students qualifty for National Competition

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ten student teams from the Northeast, including several from Platt Technical High School, will compete in the Bright Minds Dream It! Do It! Student Challenge, organized by SME, a leader in workforce development and knowledge within the manufacturing industry. Students compete in a team or individual manufacturing project tackling real-life challenges manufacturers’ […] [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

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]
Mayor Ben Blake

Nominations sought for Milford youth award

From a press release: MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake in conjunction with Milford Youth and Family Services, will present the 27th Annual Mayor’s Youth Award in a ceremony scheduled on Thursday, May 7, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at the Parsons Complex Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium. Each year, the Mayor and Milford Youth and Family Services acknowledge […] [Read More]
Bruce T. Silverstone

Silverstone receives HCC award for ‘tireless service’

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 11, 2015 – The Housatonic Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Aquarion Water Company Vice President of Corporate Communications and Trumbull resident Bruce T. Silverstone as its 2015 “Distinguished Citizen” award recipient. The award is presented to an individual who exemplifies the ideals of Housatonic […] [Read More]
Kelly Aarons

Lauralton’s Kelly Aarons wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

From a press release: Milford — Kelly Aarons of Bridgeport and a student at Lauralton Hall, Class of ’16 has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. This award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their […] [Read More]