New Executive Director Joins Future 5

Stamford, CT – It is with great enthusiasm that Future 5’s Board Chair Christopher Wright announced that Amanda Dubois-Mwake has been named Future 5’s new Executive Director. Following an extensive five-month search by Future 5’s Executive Search Committee, Amanda will begin her leadership succession on July 1, taking over from Rachel Dewey, who will be…

Free Shakespeare returns to Stamford

One of the best-known pieces of literature in the world – Romeo and Juliet – and likely William Shakespeare’s most-produced tragedy, marks Curtain Call’s 18th summer of Shakespeare on the Green playing outdoors in Stamford, July 15 through August 1. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30pm on the great lawn alongside The Royal Green…

City of Stamford Announces Official Reopening of Government Center

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin signed an Executive Order Wednesday announcing the Stamford Government Center will reopen to all employees and visitors effective Monday, July 12. The mandate officially rescinds the City’s Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) issued March 12, 2020, and outlines the Government Center’s guidelines and regulations moving forward. “The City…

Norwalk Hospital transforms neuroendovascular and heart care with new biplane angiography system

NORWALK, CT – Norwalk Hospital opened a Biplane Angiography Suite with the latest technology for diagnosing and treating neurological and cardiovascular problems such as stroke and heart disease. The biplane angiography system utilizes two rotating cameras to create detailed, three-dimensional, X-ray images of blood vessels, soft tissue and blood flow. Endovascular neurosurgeons and cardiologists will…

Connecticut congressional leaders seeking applications for newly-created Social Equity Council

HARTFORD, CT – House Speaker Matt Ritter (D – Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D – East Hartford, Manchester) are accepting applications for their appointments to the Social Equity Council that is established under legislation Governor Ned Lamont signed into law on June 22 legalizing the use of cannabis for adults over 21…

Westport Country Playhouse’s “Story Hour with Jenny” Presents In-Person, Interactive Reading of “Wings”

Westport Country Playhouse’s “Story Hour with Jenny,” a live, in-person series to engage children, grades K-3, will present an interactive reading of the picture book, “Wings,” about a boy whose appearance makes him the target for school bullies, on Sunday, July 11 , at 11 a.m., on the Playhouse campus. The book is written and…

Inclusion, Independence, Individualization create Ideal Residential Options for Many People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

ARI, CLASP Homes, and STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way are three Fairfield County non-profit agencies who, for over a half century, share a common mission in their desire to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) the same opportunities as their typical peers. How many of us have dreamed of having our own home…