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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features Talk by Carol Anderson on Voter Suppression at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 19
Free event is co-sponsored by The Westport Library, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport/Weston Interfaith Council, Westport/Weston Interfaith Clergy, and TEAM Westport

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“Voter Suppression in America” was the topic of keynote speaker Dr. Carol Anderson, historian, educator, and New York Times bestselling author, at the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Sunday, January 19, at 3 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. The event was free-of-charge and open to the public.
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Jan 21, 2020 - 8:33:24 AM

A New Young Writers’ Competition entitled, What in the Mansion is This? to be launched at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its seventh annual Young Writers’ Competition on February 17, 2020. The competition entitled, What in The Mansion is This?, will end on June 5, 2020 with an awards ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The competition is open to all third-eighth grade students in the Tri-state area.
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Jan 21, 2020 - 8:29:24 AM

Stamford Museum and Nature Center welcomes Thomas D. Mangelsen
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On January 16, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center welcomed more than 250 guests of all ages to meet prolific American nature photographer and conservationist, Thomas D. Mangelsen, at the opening reception “Thomas D. Mangelsen – A Life in the Wild.” Produced by David J. Wagner, LLC, the exhibition features 40 arresting photographs from a body of work amassed over four decades traveling to the wildest corners of North America, Africa and beyond.
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Jan 18, 2020 - 1:46:44 AM

Sound Tigers 2, Bruins 1
Coreau makes season-high 43 saves in tough win on the road

Jared Coreau made a season-high 43 saves in one of his best results of the year on Friday, backstopping the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (15-22-4-1), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, to a 2-1 victory against the Providence Bruins (22-16-1-2) at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
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Jan 17, 2020 - 10:44:21 PM

Stamford Celebrates Productive Year in 2019
Stamford Mayor David Martin commended City staff for completing key projects and initiatives throughout 2019. Many projects completed by the City of Stamford reflect Mayor Martin’s commitment to responsible City management, planning for the future, and modernizing Stamford.
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Jan 17, 2020 - 3:57:23 PM

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way Announces Martin Luther King Day of Service To Address Local Food Insecurity with $10,000 Grant
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On Wednesday January 8, STAR, Inc. Lighting the Way… hosted a spirited kickoff event for their upcoming Martin Luther King Day of Service 2020 at STAR Headquarters, 182 Wolfpit Avenue, Norwalk.  STAR recently received a $10,000 grant from The Arc-US and Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to create a collaborative program between STAR and community partners, Open Doors and Person-to-Person, to address local food insecurity and hunger. This new STAR initiative will honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King on this 25th Anniversary of the MLK Day of Service with the intention of making it a sustainable effort and mindset that lasts 24-7-365. STAR Executive Director Katie Banzhaf said, “We were pleased to receive this generous grant from The Arc US and CNCS to help launch what we plan to be an ongoing program of community outreach that includes people with disabilities assisting to help resolve a local need. STAR participants who are typically on the receiving end of community goodwill will be given a chance to pay it forward and make a meaningful impact.”
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Jan 17, 2020 - 5:29:30 AM

Save The Date: Stamford Senior Center's Lives Blossom Fundraiser on April 30, 2020
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The Stamford Senior Center invites you to save the date for their annual ‘Lives Blossom’ event on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 6pm at the Stamford Marriott Hotel.
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Jan 16, 2020 - 5:34:43 AM

ElderHouse Launches the New Year Announcing its Star Lineup for the7th Annual Dancing With the Stars Benefit Gala
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It’s time again to polish the mirror ball and sweep the dance floor in preparation for ElderHouse’s annual fundraising event, Dancing with the Stars. Eight local business leaders put their dance shoes on at the kickoff event on January 7, 2020 at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Norwalk where the star lineup was announced. Paired with professional dance instructors from Fred Astaire, lessons will begin in preparation for the dance competition being held Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton, CT.
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Jan 14, 2020 - 5:41:55 AM

Brubeck Collection Comes Home to Wilton
Wilton Library and the family of the late jazz legend Dave Brubeck announced tonight that the Brubeck Collection, formerly housed at University of the Pacific in California, has found its way home to Wilton Library. The collection is a treasure trove of musical recordings, correspondence, legal and business documents, photographs, manuscripts, and memorabilia from Dave and Iola Brubeck, two of contemporary jazz’s greatest contributors.
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Jan 13, 2020 - 5:37:23 AM

Norwalk tax payment deadline is Monday, February 3, 2020
Norwalk Tax Collector’s office shares important information about tax bills

The Norwalk Tax Collector’s office reminds taxpayers that they have until Monday, February 3, 2020, to pay their property tax bills for real estate, motor vehicle, business personal property, and sewer use charges.
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Jan 13, 2020 - 5:05:29 AM

Sound Tigers 6, Rocket 4
Koivula's first hat trick vaults Bridgeport to a season-high six goals in win

Otto Koivula scored his first American Hockey League hat trick on Sunday and propelled the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (14-22-4-1), proud affiliate of the New York Islanders, to a 6-4 win against the Laval Rocket (20-16-3-1) at Webster Bank Arena.
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Jan 12, 2020 - 9:33:32 PM


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features Talk by Carol Anderson on Voter Suppression at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 19
A New Young Writers’ Competition entitled, What in the Mansion is This? to be launched at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Stamford Museum and Nature Center welcomes Thomas D. Mangelsen
Sound Tigers 2, Bruins 1
Utica Comets 6, Hartford Wolf Pack 3
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features Talk by Carol Anderson on Voter Suppression at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 19
Stamford Museum and Nature Center welcomes Thomas D. Mangelsen
Save The Date: Stamford Senior Center's Lives Blossom Fundraiser on April 30, 2020
Brubeck Collection Comes Home to Wilton
Curtain Call comedy kicks off the new year


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