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Yesterday | The Stamford Daily Voice

New WestConn Scholarship Honors Fallen Soldier, Son Of Stamford Cop

DANBURY, Conn. A new scholarship at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury has been set up to honor a soldier who lost his life while serving in Afghanistan on Sept.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Danbury, CT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Times

Series of WCSU readings is free

The public is invited to attend free evening readings that begin Sunday as part of Western Connecticut State University 's master of fine arts program in creative and professional writing.

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Related Topix: Arts, Popular Fiction

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Times

Shuffling of principals at New Milford schools

Tomasello's salary will be about $67,000 annually. By teacher's retirement board rules, he can receive only 45 percent of what the position pays.

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Related Topix: New Milford, CT, Eastern Connecticut State University, Sacred Heart University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Times

Zumba to break record, raise funds

Participants are wanted for the world's largest Zumba fitness class, to be hosted by the Susan G. Komen foundation and Club 24 on Sept.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Times

Beatles music festival at Ives Concert Park

A family-friendly Beatles music, food and arts festival is coming up at Ives Concert Park.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Connecticut Post

Mones named girls soccer coach at Notre Dame of Fairfield

Mones recently retired from the Norwalk school district, where for the last 10 years, he was the athletic director/school counselor at Norwalk High School .

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Norwalk, CT, Danbury, CT

The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Begins To Dry Out After More Than 2 Inches Of Rain

After "we hit the jackpot" for heavy rains in the past two days, Fairfield County is beginning to dry out and is looking forward to a stretch of sunny, warm weather, according to a local meteorologist.

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Related Topix: Weather, Stamford, CT, Fairfield County, CT

Tue Jul 15, 2014

News Times

CFC Azul's last home game a benefit

CFC Azul, Connecticut's professional organized soccer franchise, will play its final home game at Western Connecticut State University 's Western Athletic Complex, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., against the Real Boston Rams at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, CT

Herald Gazette

A Musical Conversation About The Life, Times and Music Of George ...

"Music must reflect the thoughts and aspirations of the people and the time. My people are American.

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Related Topix: Newcastle, ME, Saint Peter's College

Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Times

'Two Nights Near Doolin' at Ives

An assignment to find an Irish story to air as a movie of the week ultimately led to the creation of an original play to be staged this weekend at Ives Concert Park on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State University .

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Related Topix: Trinity College, Danbury, CT

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

More Summer Thunderstorms Await Pound Ridge, Meteorologist Says

Residents of Westchester County could see some brief thunderstorms over the next couple days.

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Related Topix: Pound Ridge, NY, Ridge, NY, Westchester County, NY, Weather

The New Canaan Daily Voice

State Police Warn Of Dangers Of Hot Cars After Death Of Ridgefield Toddler

After the death of a 15-month-old boy in Ridgefield in a hot car on Monday, July 7, the Connecticut State Police cautioned residents about the summertime danger.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, CT, Danbury, CT

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Connecticut Post

New status for immigrants life-changing

After five years at Western Connecticut State University , only one thing stood in the way of Mariza Davila becoming a teacher -- the exam for her Initial Educator Certificate.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Danbury, CT

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

Officials with the Ives Concert Park are about to embark on a multimillion dollar capital campaign to do major improvements to the facility.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT

Connecticut Post

Housing agency to provide down-payment assistance

Officials with the Housing Development Fund hope to provide about $1.2 million in down payment and closing cost assistance to first time home buyers throughout the region later this month.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Connecticut Post

Ives Park renovation campaign to get underway, seeking up to $15M

Phyllis Cortese, Executive Director of the Ives Concert Park, sits in the reserve seats, set up for the Peter Frampton concert at the Ives Concert Park, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton, Danbury, CT

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