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Stamford Arts & Culture Grant Winners Announced

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin and the Stamford Arts and Culture Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Stamford Arts & Culture (SAC) Grant. The commission received 18 grant applications with $160,000 in grant aid requested. The following winners were selected for their commitment to providing quality programs that are…

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes  Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Helping low-income, high-need students seeking higher education and vocational learning. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library. The Textbook Lending Library…

Stamford Public Schools Announces Davenport Elementary Fifth Grader Krish Bande Named Winner of Senator Murphy’s MLK Essay Contest

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Davenport Elementary Fifth Grader Krish Bande was selected by U. S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) as a 4th Congressional District Winner in his 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest. According to a press release issued by the senator’s office on January 18, 2021,…

“Connecticut’s Role in World War I”  Virtual Lecture by Christine Pittsley of the CT State Library – Hosted by the Weston Historical Society

WESTON, CT – As a lead-in to the Weston Historical Society’s 1920s exhibit, which will open later this year, the society is organizing a virtual lecture series that will explore events that influenced and shaped the Roaring 20s. The first virtual lecture, “Connecticut’s Role in World War I”, will be presented by Christine Pittsley of…

Chelsea Piers Announces Kevin Burton as Athletic Director  Position Will Oversee all Competitive Teams

Chelsea Piers Connecticut is pleased to announce Kevin Burton as the new Athletic Director for the complex. In this role, Burton will oversee the operations, programming, and development of all sports under the Chelsea Piers Connecticut banner. Burton’s unique career and educational background aligns perfectly with this new position. Burton attended Boston University where he…

CT governor announces appointments to the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is appointing eleven members to serve on the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST). The council, a division of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, oversees training and certification of police officers, as well as a mandatory police department accreditation program.…

Governor Lamont warns Connecticut residents to be aware of COVID-19 vaccination scams and report suspicious behavior

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and other state officials today are warning Connecticut residents that as the COVID-19 vaccine continues to become available to more people, they should be aware of potential scams related to the vaccine and be on the lookout for certain warning signs that can help them avoid being scammed. Residents…

Healthy Resolutions 2021 & Cardio Dance

A New You for the New Year with Help From Norwalk PL & the Norwalk Health Department Norwalk, CT – Have you made a New Year’s resolution to become healthier in 2021? Whether your goal is to establish a healthier diet, get more exercise, reduce your stress, or lose weight, the Norwalk Public Library along…