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Maggie Gordon

Animal Task Force hopes to complete volunteer agreement next week

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I’m on the fourth floor of Government Center right now, where the city’s Animal Control Task Force is going over a draft of a new interim volunteer agreement. The agreement is a draft right now, which means it’s not a public document, but there are a few things we’ve learned: The task force is looking […] [Read More]
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NCC launches new Veterinary Technology program

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Norwalk Community College announces the launch of a new Veterinary Technology starting with the fall 2014 semester. The field of Veterinary Technology is a rapidly growing profession that offers qualified students many exciting and diverse career opportunities. The NCC Veterinary Technology Program is designed as an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited, full-time, two-year, Associate […] [Read More]
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Grand Summer Night dine-around to highlight Stamford’s downtown restaurants tonight

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More than 400 people are anticipated to gather in Stamford Downtown on Wednesday, August 13 for A Grand Summer Night.  The evening, hosted by theFriends of Stamford Downtown was created to provide the perfect opportunity to experience the delectable cuisine of Stamford Downtown. The annual dinner will be attended by more than 400 guests who will meet for […] [Read More]
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NCC EMT Basic Course starts August 25

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The NCC Extended Studies and Workforce Education Division is offering an EMT Basic Public Safety Course which will start on August 25, 2014. The course is 39 sessions and will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 10 p.m. and on Saturdays (9/20, 10/4, 11/1, 11/15, 12/13 and 1/10) from 8 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Ferguson Library announces extended hours

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  The Ferguson Library announced on Facebook Thursday morning that it will add more hours beginning in September. Check out the announcement they posted below: [Read More]
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AmeriCares Responds to West Africa Ebola outbreak

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AmeriCares is sending emergency medical aid to West Africa for the worsening Ebola outbreak, including personal protective equipment for health workers that offers the only line of defense against the deadly virus. More than 700 people have died from the outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the first fatality was recently reported in […] [Read More]
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The Stamford, Conn. animal control shelter on Magee Avenue on Friday January 24, 2013

Stamford Animal Control Task Force to host public hearing Tuesday

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Stamford’s Animal Control Task Force will host a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 5, allowing members of the public a chance to voice their opinions on the future of the city’s pound. “We want a chance to get input from everyone,” task force chairwoman Eileen Heaphy said Thursday, adding that she hopes people who speak […] [Read More]
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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Stamford Wine Opener toasts for a cure

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On September 4, 2014, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host the Stamford Wine Opener at The Hilton Stamford Hotel, One First Stamford Place, from 6:00pm until 10:00pm. Created for wine lovers and foodies alike, the Stamford Wine Opener boasts an unlimited sampling of approximately 30 wines and small plate tastings from 10 of Fairfield County’s […] [Read More]
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Retired Saks chairman, CEO joins AmeriCares board of directors

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Retired Saks Incorporated chairman and chief executive officer Stephen I. Sadove has been elected to the AmeriCares Board of Directors. Sadove, a resident of Purchase, N.Y., brings to the board decades of experience in retail and consumer products marketing, as well as extensive board service with nonprofit organizations and publicly traded companies. He joined Saks […] [Read More]
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NCC Memoir Writing Course to be offered this fall

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Starting September 6, Norwalk Community College will offer a 14-week, 3-credit course, “Memoir Writing” on Saturday mornings, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Open to adults of all ages, “Memoir Writing” will help students gain new insight about the past as they hone storytelling and essay writing skills. Instructor Gail Howard notes that, “Students need only […] [Read More]
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