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  1. Duff: Norwalk Wins State Grant to Clean Up SoNo's Ryan ParkRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | StamfordPlus.com

    Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff today hailed the news that Norwalk has been selected to receive a $2 million state grant to remediate the 2.2-acre Ryan Park in South Norwalk. The park, which has been closed since contamination was discovered that was not addressed when the park was built on former industrial land.

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  2. First County Bank Richard E. Taber Citizenship AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | StamfordPlus.com

    The 2017 First County Bank Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award application is now available online. High school seniors can see the information required and apply at www.firstcountybank.com/scholarship.

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  3. Grace Community Church Hosts Hundreds of Guests and Volunteers at Tim Tebow "Night to Shine"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Tim Tebow Foundation was formed to show God's love to children around the world. Grace Community Church was one of the 380 locations worldwide to simultaneously host an unforgettable prom night on February 10th.

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  4. Sign up for 'FrogWatch' training at The Maritime AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is seeking citizen-scientist volunteers who will a leap at the chance to participate in a new "FrogWatch" census this spring and summer. This "FrogWatch" effort is a collaboration between The Maritime Aquarium, Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo and Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History to monitor area frog populations.

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  5. New Year, New Additions to the Norwalk Senior Center Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Senior Center announces the appointment of two new members of its Board of Directors for 2017. Joining the Board of Directors are Ami-Lynn Bakshi and Lois A. Cea.

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  6. Norwalk Public Library Offers Two New Computer Classes in February...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | StamfordPlus.com

    In its continuing mission to provide the community with access to emerging technologies, the Norwalk Public Library will be offering two new classes in February - Lifestyle Apps for Your Device on Saturday, February 11, and Online Banking Safety on Saturday, February 25. Both one-hour classes will begin at 2:30 p.m. and be held in the Computer Lab, located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. Reference Librarian Laurie Iffland will teach both classes.

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  7. Duff, Leone Announce $500,000 Grant for New Darien Bioscience CompanyRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Senator Carlo Leone announced a grant for a local Darien wearable health technology company called Mobile Sense Technologies, Inc. The Cliff Ave. company will receive a $500,000 grant through the new Connecticut Innovations program. "The growth of early-stage companies like Mobile Sense play a critical role in creating jobs and building the economy of the future," said Senator Carlo Leone .

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  8. Duff announces beginning of Route 1 improvements in NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    State Senator Bob Duff on Thursday unveiled plans to vastly improve traffic flow and public safety around one of the biggest vehicular "choke points" in the City of Norwalk: the intersection of Route 1 and Route 53, roads that are known locally as the intersection of Westport Avenue/North Avenue and East Avenue. "The intersection of Westport Avenue, East Avenue and North Avenue is what I call 'choke point number one' on our local roads," Sen. Duff said this morning at a press conference with state Department of Transportation officials that was held on property adjacent to the Rt.

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  9. New Technology Workshop at Norwalk Public LibraryRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Public Library is pleased to present a new technology workshop, Designing for 3D Printing with Fusion 360, for students 13 and older, teachers, and hobbyists. Learn how to create your own designs for 3D printing by taking this four -class course.

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  10. MaxEx Public Relations, LLC Turns 20Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    On the website pages of MaxExPR.com there is a quote from MaxEx owner Linda Kavanagh that reads: "Besides your mother, nobody wants to see you succeed more than your publicist!" It's a humorous, albeit, truthful statement from an entrepreneur and public relations professional who truly wants nothing more than to see her restaurateurs succeed. This month MaxEx Public Relations hit a milestone, marking a two-decade long mission to promote and support the flourishing culinary scene throughout Connecticut, in particular, Fairfield County, one of the most exuberant restaurant populations in the country.

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  11. Norwalk Hospital Volunteers Donate New Ambulance to HospitalRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Hospital Volunteers organization has donated a new ambulance to Norwalk Hospital to expand its fleet of emergency vehicles and increase its capacity to meet the acute medical care needs of the greater Norwalk community. Volunteers at Norwalk Hospital have a long history of Hospital service and philanthropic support.

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  12. Hears Connecticut Media Group leases 30,251 sq ft for new regional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Real estate investment management firms Clarion Partners and Marcus Partners, on Tuesday announced that Hearst signed a new long-term lease for 30,251 square feet at Merritt 7 Corporate Park, the six building, 1.4 million square foot office complex in Norwalk. "We are delighted that a company of Hearst's stature selected Merritt 7 as their regional Connecticut headquarters, and that we were able to accommodate all their requirements in an efficient manner, as they consolidate from multiple locations," said Margaret Egan, Senior Vice President, Clarion Partners.

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  13. All Our Kin empowers women to succeed with $20,000 grant from...Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    All Our Kin recently received a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County's Community Foundation to empower women and girls in the community by creating and supporting 10 high-quality, sustainable family child care programs. These programs will have the capacity to serve 60 children in Fairfield County.

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  14. Norwalk Historical Society Receives Grant From AT&TRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Historical Society received a $5,000 grant to support the Little Red Schoolhouse Program. Harry Carey, External Affairs Director for AT&T, presented the Norwalk Historical Society with the grant, which will help fund enhancements to the program.

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  15. Duff Urges DMV Commissioner to Quickly Find Private Vendor to Replace AAA NortheastRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Norwalk, CT - Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff on Friday urged Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Michael Bzdyra to quickly find a new private vendor to perform driver's license renewal services previously provided by AAA Northeast. Connecticut's contract with AAA Northeast ended on January 1st.

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  16. NPL's AuthorSpeak Presents Lucinda Rosenfeld in Discussion of CLASSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Public Library's AuthorSpeak series is pleased to present Lucinda Rosenfeld in a discussion of her fifth novel, Class, on Monday, January 23 at 12 noon, in the Main Auditorium, located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk. A light lunch will be provided courtesy of the library.

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  17. Reduce Your Library Fines by Half in January Bring a Non-perishable...Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Norwalk Public Library System will cut in half any fines or fees owed by library cardholders during the month of January 2017. Just bring a non-perishable food item to the library - to benefit the organization Person to Person, which provides emergency assistance to needy families in Norwalk, and neighboring towns, Wilton, Westport, and Weston - to have the amount you owe cut in half.

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  18. Stepping Stones Founder Writes New Chapter as Children's Book AuthorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    Although she never taught in a classroom, Gigi Priebe has played a role in the education of thousands of children as the founder of the award-winning Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. In response to a recognized need for quality resources that specifically address the needs and interests of children in their earliest years, Stepping Stones opened in March, 2000.

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  19. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum receives a Major Grant from GE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum's Education Program has been awarded a $10,000 grant from GE Capital. With this very generous support, the Museum plans to serve a greater population of students and continue to offer this National Historic Landmark as a site where students can learn, in stimulating and engaging ways, mid-to-late 19th century history, art, architecture, and technology.

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  20. Stepping Stones FriendsGiving Feast Raises $71k for Healthy Children InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk hosted the first-ever FriendsGiving fundraiser on Saturday, November 12th to launch a new era of the Healthy Children, Healthy CommunitiesA initiative. More than 100 guests were treated to an exquisite, Thanksgiving-inspired harvest meal created by Chef Justin Walker of Earth at Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME, his wife Danielle, who also manages Earth, and a talented service team, including students from Johnson & Wales University.

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