The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

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Bridgeport apartment rents decrease in the third quarter

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The average rent for an apartment in Bridgeport has decreased by $15 to $1,247 (a decrease of 1 percent) during the third quarter, according to a press release from Rentjungle.com, an apartment search and market research website. Nationwide, average apartment rents increased by 5 percent over the same period. “The Bridgeport market looks like it is still […] [Read More]
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Young Professional networking event in Danbury on Oct. 14

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The Northern Fairfield Professionals is inviting all Connecticut young professionals to “Everything you always wanted to know about a job search but didn’t know who to ask!” Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010 Place: Holiday Inn, 80 Newtown Road, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 792-4000 Time: Networking from 6-9pm, with a speaker presentation at 7pm Cost: $10/pp, appetizers included Speaker: Ron […] [Read More]
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A Movie About Septic Systems that’s Surprisingly Entertaining

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An interesting plot line can make any subject interesting – including septic systems. In fact, the catchy songs  and the cute little love story almost make you forget you’re learning about the value of taking proper care of your septic system. I particularly loved the auto-tuned dance track about draining your septic system. Helen Martin […] [Read More]
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Initiative Aims to Increase Urban Farming in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport already has 20 different places in the city, such as community gardens, where food is cultivated. The Bridgeport Community Land Trust wants to bring all these sites together in a connected network and add even more sites.” “The city seems to be excited about it,” Sarah Tunney said. “It looks like it migh actually […] [Read More]
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Light Bulb Technology is Progressing at the Speed of Light

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Light bulb technology is changing almost as fast as the speed of light. Just like the Moore’s Law, which says computer performance doubles every 18 months, light bulbs have Haitz’ Law, Brian Clark Howard said. Howard wrote Green Lighting, and said the cover of his book was designed very last minute. As he was ready […] [Read More]
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Building a Greener Bridgeport

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Bridgeport is still a city under construction, Michael Sepanek said, and city planners want future development in Bridgeport downtown to be sustainable. The city is aiming to become certified as a LEED city. Sepanek was a speaker at the Green Market Exposition in Bridgeport’s Barnum Museum on Saturday. Planners want to “bring it back to […] [Read More]
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Climb the Green Ladder

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Any employee at any level in any industry can integrate sustainability in their job, said Shari Aaron, co-author of Climb the Green Ladder. And major companies are taking their trusted employees and moving them into their sustainability development departments, she added. Several colleges are adding sustainability management courses. Aaron led a panel on how to […] [Read More]
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Live-blogging the Bridgeport Green Market Exposition

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Be sure to visit this blog on Saturday because I’ll be live-blogging the Green Market Exposition at the Barnum Museum on Saturday. The day is going to start with a seminar on the secrets to landing a green job. I’ll bring you the highlights. Fairfield County author Shari Aaron is also going to be talking about […] [Read More]
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