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6 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

FTC expansion plans approved

Fairfield Theatre Company's plan to open a second theater in a warehouse, at left, next to StageOne on Sanford Street has won approval from the town's Board of Selectmen.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Fairfield, CT

10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Victim's family screams at accused killer in court

Jose Manuel Torres, 37, stood in front of a judge on Thursday, exactly a year from the date that he allegedly shot a friend to death in front of the man's family.

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14 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Metro-North adds 30 more M8 rail cars in Connecticut

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. - Another 16 new M8 rail cars have been delivered to run on Metro-North's New Haven Line in Connecticut, bringing the total to 372, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on its website.

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20 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com

Flight to Quality in Fairfield County...

Going on vacation? Get the latest commercial news in your inbox with GlobeSt.com's New York AM Alert .

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Norwalk, CT, Greenwich, CT

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Connecticut Post

Israel supporters standing strong

Gail G. Trell, left, and Johnna Freud, both of Stamford, look over literature as Mark Langfan, chair of the board of the Americans for a Safe Israel, speaks during the Fairfield County Rally for Solidarity, Security and Peace at the Jewish Community Center in Stamford, Conn., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Greenwich, CT, Trumbull, CT

CBS Local

Stamford Police Bust Alleged Scam Artist By Staking Out His Mom's Funeral

Police in Stamford, Connecticut have tracked an alleged scam artist who escaped police in that and other states for months.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Westport Now

WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 10 Debra Lane

An application for a permit to demolish the house at Westport's 10 Debra Lane, off Sprucewood Lane in the Fairfield County Hunt Club area, is in process.

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Westport Now

Westport Bike Ride Team Meets Cancer Challenge

Geographically, it is all downhill, admits Lucas Fortini, director of cycling for Sherpa Fitness at Westport's 1555 Post Road East.

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Related Topix: Litchfield County, CT, Westport, CT, Lakeville, CT

Fairfield Citizen-News

Woman loses $11.4K to IRS scammer's threats

A 25-year-old woman was scammed out of $11,415 by a criminal posing as an IRS agent, police said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT

Connecticut Post

Library again to host huge book sale

Simply describing Pequot Library's weekend event as a "book sale" would be much like referring to Paris as a city with a lot of old paintings displayed in a lot of old buildings.

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Related Topix: Monroe, CT, Arts, Literature

OregonLive.com

'And So It Goes' review: Diane Keaton-Michael Douglas comedy treats old people like...

Every so often Hollywood rediscovers a "niche" audience only to forget about them until the next epiphany.

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Related Topix: Annie Hall, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Diane Keaton, Health, AARP, Movies, Entertainment

The Danbury Daily Voice

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Threaten Danbury Wednesday

Heat and humidity will persist throughout Fairfield County on Wednesday, July 23, and bring the threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms to the area, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Herald Gazette

Water views, apple trees and wooded glen. 2 Entrances are in place. Electricity is at road.

Life started for me in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and through the usual paths carried me through New England in pursuit of both public and private schooling.

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Connecticut Post

Parking the food truck

"Captain" Mike Harden, left, and Trond Fletcher, co-owners of LobsterCraft, a new restaurant/take out featuring a variety of lobster rolls, opening at 284 Tokeneke Road in Darien, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Darien, CT, Norwalk, CT

The Wilton Daily Voice

Steamy Weather Leads To Air Quality Alert In Wilton

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- With steamy, humid weather in the forecast for Fairfield County on Tuesday, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued an "Air Quality Action Day."

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Related Topix: Wilton, CT, Skies, Cuve, Video Games

New Canaan News-Review

'Hairspray Jr.' performed by STONC Junior Company

Summer Theatre of New Canaan's Junior Company and staff prepare for the free performance of "Hairspray Jr." on Friday, July 25. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Summer Theatre of New Canaan 's Junior Company will perform "Hairspray Jr." at 4 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the open-air tent theater at Waveny Park.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Arts, Theater, Education Etc.

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Cyclists Can Still Register For Connecticut Challenge

Registration for the Connecticut Challenge's 10th anniversary bike ride is still open for new riders and teams.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Lakeville, CT, Westport, CT, Stamford, CT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Times

4 Garella Road in Bethel, Conn. is the site of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary.

The prolonged debate over a medicinal marijuana dispensary in the Stony Hill section of Bethel appears to be nearing its end.

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Related Topix: Bethel, CT, Marijuana

Patch.com

Danbury Farmers' Market Gets Major Grant for 'Better Health' Program

A recent grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation of $27,000 has put the Danbury Famers' Market Community Collaborative one huge step closer to their goal of raising $40,000 to promote "Better Heath Through Better Food."

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

The Darien Daily Voice

Real Estate Firms Join Bike Ride To Support Cancer Survivors

William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty recently announced that the firm is participating in the tenth annual fund-raising bike ride held by the Connecticut Challenge Center for Survivorship, an organization that provides assistance and resources for cancer survivors.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Southport, CT

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