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Fairfielder Alex Beyer in Chopin finals in Ireland

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This just in from Misty Beyer, of Fairfield, mother of the phenomenal young pianist, Alex Beyer: “Dear Friends, Alex is one of the four finalists in the Dublin International Piano Competition – Finals on Tues. – very fun and exciting.” Alex, at left, is shown above after a recent private Chopin recital at First Church […] [Read More]
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Audience joins Ed Sheeran in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena

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From the moment he quickly strode on to the stage and grabbed his guitar last night, Ed Sheeran melded with his audience at Mohegan Sun Arena. His energy passed through the sold-out crowd of 8,000 like a bolt of lightning. Then there was thunderous applause — before he even sang a note. It was so loud, […] [Read More]
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THEY’RE BACK! Camels arrive on Memorial Day at Beardsley Zoo

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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo welcomes three camels on Memorial Day. They will call the state’s only zoo “home” through Labor Day, according to Gregg Dancho, zoo director. “These animals are foreign to this country so it’s no surprise folks want a chance to get up close and personal with them,” said Dancho in his announcement. “Our […] [Read More]
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Amazing underwater footage of shipwreck taken Saturday in Bridgeport Harbor

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This from Capt. Denis Habza, founder of Squalusmarine.com. “The Bridgeport Barges, the only Connecticut Shipwrecks on the National Register of Historic sites, was filmed today (5/23) with the permission of The State of Connecticut” in Bridgeport Harbor near the railroad station. It was taken by Squalus Marine Divers, a group dedicated to preserving marine history. […] [Read More]
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John Fogerty brings ’1969′ to 2015 when he performs in June at Mohegan Sun Arena

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Above, John Fogerty performs on the Samsung Galaxy Stage, May 4, 2014, at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Scott Threlkeld)   Amid his “1969″ U.S. tour, John Fogerty took a moment to perform on “The Voice” last week, along with Sawyer Fredericks, who was ultimately named […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Harbor Point readies for a summer of fun, food and festivities

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Above, Stamford Conn.’s Harbor Point residential and commercial neighborhood, located in the city’s South End, has announced a full slate of activities through the summer, including a car show, road races, art festival and paddleboard demonstrations. It may still be spring, but Stamford’s Harbor Point area already has plans for the summer. In June and […] [Read More]
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Ready to launch: FOX’s Gretchen Carlson to celebrate release of first book

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Gretchen Carlson is no stranger to stories, considering her post as host of “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” weekdays on television’s Fox News. In just a few weeks, however, she will be telling a different tale — a personal one — when she releases her first book, “Getting Real.” Described as a “candid, inspirational […] [Read More]
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Concert of many cultures set for Danbury’s Green in June

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A free multiethnic, multiarts concert of music and dance will mark the arrival of the World Heritage Cultural Center in Danbury at 55 Main St., according to Sattie Persaud, founder and executive director of the center. The free event, set for Saturday, June 20, will run 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the CityCenter Danbury […] [Read More]