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CT DPH confirms case of measles in Fairfield County child

Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) on Friday said it has confirmed a case of measles in a Fairfield County child.  The child, who was not yet vaccinated against measles, acquired the infection while traveling internationally.  DPH is collaborating with local partners to identify contacts and implement appropriate control measures. Measles…

SPEF’s 14th Annual Excellence in Education Awards Honored Gartner, Jack Bryant (Posthumously), and named Five 2021 SPEF Educators

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Public Education Foundation’s 14th annual Excellence in Education Awards was an evening of celebration and inspiration as community leaders and educators were honored for their commitment to public education. This year’s event took place virtually on Thursday, March 25th, and streamed from www.spefct.org. Longtime SPEF supporter, ESPN broadcaster Arda Orcal once…

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Virtual Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy, April 26 – May 2

The Off-Broadway hit that asks, “To be, or Airbnb, that is the question.” Westport Country Playhouse will present a virtual Script in Hand playreading of “Rent Control,” the Off-Broadway hit comedy based on the true story of a struggling-to-survive actor in New York City who invents a moneymaking scheme that backfires. Written and performed by…

CT Department of Public Health announces partnership with Access Health CT to increase vaccine access

HARTFORD, CT – The Department of Public Health (DPH) on Friday announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Access Health CT, a quasi-public state agency, to increase vaccine access in communities high on the social vulnerability index (SVI). This partnership will utilize and expand on Access Health CT’s existing outreach…

Stamford Public Schools Named  SHS Science Teacher Donna Kaiser as 2021-2022 Stamford Teacher of the Year

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that the SPS Teacher of the Year and Spotlight Award Program committee has selected Stamford High School (SHS) Science Teacher Donna Kaiser as the 2021-2022 SPS Teacher of the Year. As the SPS Teacher of the Year, Kaiser will automatically represent our district as a candidate for…