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1 hr ago | The Darien Daily Voice

State Issues Air Quality Alert For Darien On Wednesday

With temperatures expected to soar near 90 degrees, the state has issued an Air Quality Alert for southern Fairfield County for Wednesday afternoon.

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5 hrs ago | The Wilton Daily Voice

Forbes Ranks Fairfield County 12th In Best Cities For Young Professionals

The magazine determined the best prospects for professionals ages 24 to 34 who hold a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Bridgeport, CT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Security Company Ranks Cheshire Among Safest Communities in Connecticut

A comparison of crime statistics done by a company that sells security cameras ranks Cheshire as the 17th safest community in all of Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Cheshire, CT, Connecticut, Weston, CT, Darien, CT, Ridgefield, CT

Darien News-Review

Woman charged with

Nicole Shipp, 25, of East Main St., Meriden, was arrested Aug. 22 on charges of second-degree forgery and fifth-degree larceny for attempting to cash fraudulent checks, according to Darien police.

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Related Topix: Meriden, CT, Darien, CT

The Greenwich Daily Voice

Greenwich Could See 90 Degrees, Thunderstorms On Wednesday

Fairfield County will see one last gasp of heat and humidity on Wednesday before the summer comes to its unofficial close this weekend.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT

Patch.com

Ever Wonder Museum Announces Temporary Closure

Newtown, Conn.-Effective today, EverWonder will close for the fall season as it prepares its new space for an opening later in the winter.

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Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Danbury, CT

The Darien Daily Voice

University Of Bridgeport Researcher Targets Genetic Disorder Tied To Cancer

A University of Bridgeport researcher has been awarded a grant to fund work into developing a tool to detect Lynch syndrome, a genetic disorder linked to cancer, according to the Fairfield County Business Journal .

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Related Topix: University of Bridgeport, Genetics, Medicine, Bridgeport, CT

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Connecticut Post

Dixon: This hoopty's been to the moon

Back from the moon, we find that the re-entry vehicle has been scorched by the not-so rapid oxidization on the steel outer skin as it skimmed into the earth's atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT, Dan Malloy, US Governors

New Canaan News-Review

Hospice volunteers needed

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is seeking caring and sensitive individuals from New Canaan to serve as hospice volunteers.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT

The Westport Daily Voice

Farmers' Almanac: Frigid Temps, Heavy Snow In Westport This Winter

Summer isn't quite over yet, but the Farmers' Almanac is saying that residents of Fairfield County and most of the Northeast should start preparing for another winter filled with bitter cold and heavy snowfall.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Wilton Agricultural Fair Attracts Residents From Across Fairfield County

Families from around Fairfield County came to learn about the different animals that earned ribbons at the Cannondale Grange Agricultural Fair Sunday.

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Related Topix: Wilton, CT, New Canaan, CT, Ridgefield, CT, Family, Kids

StamfordPlus.com

Sarah E. Edgar, DPM, Appointed to the Norwalk Hospital Medical Staff

Dr. Sarah E. Edgar of Greenwich, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, was recently appointed to the Norwalk Hospital medical staff.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Franklin University, University of Kansas

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Fairfield County Republicans largely ignored governor primary

Even the three-way contest for lieutenant governor couldn't boost the statewide average of 21 percent of registered Republicans voting in the Aug. 12 primary.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Fairfield, CT, New Fairfield, CT, Ridgefield, CT

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Gov. Malloy Announces CHET Baby Scholars Program

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier recently announced the launch of the CHET Baby Scholars Program, which aims to help families create college-savings funds for newborn or recently adopted children.

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New Canaan News-Review

Hospice volunteer explains the

Phyllis Osterman, right, is a hospice volunteer with Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County.

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News Times

When Antonio and Julia Perillo opened the Aranci 67 Italian restaurant in the Georgetown section of Redding this spring, they had no idea they would be helping Redding lead the way in northern Fairfield County's jobs growth, with the biggest addition of new positions since the Great Recession.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, CT, Redding, CT, Danbury, CT

News Times

Mixed success seen with jobs growth in northern Fairfield County

Waitress Janet Sotelo pours a glass of wine in the bar of Aranci 67 in the Georgetown section of Redding, Conn.

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Related Topix: Redding, CT, Georgetown, CT, Weston, CT, Woodbury, CT

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Stamford Daily Voice

Port Chester, Stamford Businesses Quash Branding Dispute

Port Chester barbecue joint Q and Stamford eatery Bar Q settled a branding dispute that nearly landed in court recently, according to the Fairfield County Business Journal.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

News Times

Turning Norwalk into a

Stanley Seligson stepped from a sleek black import beside 145 Main St. in Norwalk recently.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Greenwich, CT, Westport, CT

Connecticut Post

Several photos of four shaggy-haired young musicians in skinny ties hang on the wall of Jim Romaniello's office at James Daniel Entertainment in Stamford, a reminder of why Romaniello is in the music business to begin with.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Wedding

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