Wednesday, Aug 31
State confirms case of Legionnaires' disease in Connecticut
The state Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) and Public Health (DPH) today confirmed that a patient at Connecticut Valley Hospital (CVH) has been diagnosed with legionellosis, a bacterial infection that causes pneumonia-like symptoms, commonly known as Legionnaires’ disease.  The patient is receiving treatment at a local area hospital and is doing well.  A second suspected case is currently being treated, and DPH is awaiting the results of a confirmatory test. 
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Sports
Charl van der Merwe announced as Executive Director of Tennis at Kings Highway Tennis Club and Shippan Racquet Club
Shippan Racquet Club Welcomes Back Pros Clive Ullyett and Kevin van Rensburg
Bridgeport Police Department’s Own, Kateema Riettie Wins Jamaican National Javelin Title

Arts
Darien Rowayton Bank hosts local artist Peter Saverine
Fine Art Exhibition Featuring Stamford Artist Lolita Valderrama Savage Opens September 17 at SM&NC
Darien Artist Jan Dilenschneider to Exhibit in Monaco

Entertainment
Kenny Rogers headlines The Ridgefield Playhouse Fall Gala, Fairfield County Bank and Daniel C. Levine honored on September 17
SyFy Investigators Have Ghostly Encounter at Nathan Hale Homestead
Robert Sean Leonard Cast as King Arthur in Lerner & Loewe’s “Camelot” at Westport Country Playhouse

Education
Three Nobel laureates to discuss peace, gender issues and human rights Sept. 14 at Quinnipiac University
People’s Securities Provides Backpacks & School Supplies to Child & Family Guidance Center Clients
SPS Expected to Name Head Administrator of Adult and Continuing Education and Assistant Director of Alternative Education Programs

Real Estate
Colliers International Reports Office Rebound in Fairfield County, Incremental Improvement in Westchester County
Avison Young Arranges Sale of 100 Trap Falls Ext. in Shelton
CBRE Arranges $87.5 Million Sale of Highgrove Apartments in Stamford


 
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Wednesday, 31 August, 2016



Hops for Hunger on August 14 Will Support Connecticut Food Bank
Sample locally brewed craft beer, popular area food truck cuisine and enjoy the great outdoors at the Two Roads Brewing Company Hop Yard at Hops for Hunger, an event to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank, on Sunday, August 14, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. The event will also feature brewery tours and lawn games. Admission is $55 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets and more information are available at www.ctfoodbank.org/hopsforhunger.
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Jul 13, 2016 - 12:26:08 AM

Attorney General Issues Proposed Final Decision in Greater Waterbury Health Network, Prospect Hospital Conversion Application
The Connecticut Office of the Attorney General on Friday issued its proposed final decision on the application for a joint venture between the Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. and Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.
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Jun 27, 2016 - 2:19:16 AM

Eli Whitney Technical High School Teacher Honored as District Teacher of the Year
Dr. Nivea Torres, Superintendent of the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS), announced and recognized Aimee Correa, Hairdressing Instructor at Eli Whitney Technical High School in Hamden, Conn., as the District Teacher of the Year.
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Jun 15, 2016 - 6:09:32 AM

Silver, Petrucelli & Associates Names Two New Associates
Silver, Petrucelli & Associates (S/P+A) is pleased to announce that Christopher T. Nardi, AIA, project architect, and Amanda M. Cleveland, NCIDQ, registered interior designer, have been named Associates of the firm.
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May 18, 2016 - 4:48:18 PM

UI Makes Progress in Phasing Out Aging Substations
United Illuminating is making significant strides toward culling aging, low-voltage infrastructure from its electric system.
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May 12, 2016 - 11:46:11 PM

Lauralton Hall Debuts New $2 Million Athletic Field of Dreams
The athletic program at Lauralton Hall, a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in Milford, is recognized for its All-State athletes and championship teams. Now these outstanding players will have the thrill of playing on an all new field after a $2 million construction project. A field dedication ceremony will be held in conjunction with the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon on Monday, May 16th.
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May 12, 2016 - 10:25:19 AM

Grateful CT Mom Sees Son Thrive Thanks to Roses for Autism
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Like every proud parent at high school graduations across Connecticut this June, Debbie Lifton of Branford will cheer for her son, Ben. However Lifton has even more reason to celebrate, because not only will he receive a degree, Ben, who has Autism, will also have a job thanks to the experience he gained at the Roses for Autism program in Guilford.
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Apr 29, 2016 - 4:49:59 AM

Volunteers Needed for Connecticut Food Bank Miles For Meals 5K
Volunteers are needed for the Connecticut Food Bank Miles For Meals 5K Race set for Sunday, June 5, at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk.
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Apr 29, 2016 - 4:43:54 AM

Murtha Cullina LLP Expands Intellectual Property Practice Group
Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property Practice Group with the additions of Anthony P. Gangemi as a Partner and Robert J. Kasten as Patent Agent.
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Apr 26, 2016 - 9:17:56 AM

Pond Lily Volunteer Planting Restores New Haven’s West River
On Saturday, April 9, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Pond Lily Dam. Project leads, neighbors, and over 70 student volunteers joined forces to plant native vegetation along the West River where the barrier once blocked water flow and fish passage. Many volunteers participated as part of the Rock to Rock Day of Service.
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Apr 11, 2016 - 5:40:54 AM

Scanlon calls on Comcast to refund customers for lost channel during baseball impasse
This morning, Rep. Sean Scanlon (D-Guilford) called on Comcast to refund Connecticut customers for failing to provide them with the YES Network, a channel hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents sought when determining which cable package to purchase from the company.
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Apr 4, 2016 - 5:04:46 PM

Connecticut-Based CRN International Expands Into Podcasting
Hamden-based CRN International has formed Collisions, a division to produce and distribute original podcasts. In its announcement, the company unveiled four new series.
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Mar 22, 2016 - 2:31:26 AM

Princeton Review ranks Quinnipiac University as Connecticut’s best for studying game design
Quinnipiac University is the best school in Connecticut to study game design, according to The Princeton Review's just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools offering game design programs for 2016. Quinnipiac ranked 39th nationally.
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Mar 16, 2016 - 9:42:49 AM

 


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