WCSU Exhibit Showcases New Milford Photographer’s Images of The Beatles

01/20/16

WCSU Exhibit Showcases New Milford Photographer’s Images of The Beatles

When the Beatles arrived in the U.S. for the first time, Bill Eppridge was by the band's side.

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New York Times’ CT Food Critic Patricia Brooks Dishes on 38-Year Career

01/15/16

New York Times’ CT Food Critic Patricia Brooks Dishes on 38-Year Career

Here, for the first time ever, the esteemed reviewer reveals her reviewing strategies, pet peeves and the single best tip to enjoy dining out.

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Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Provides Support to Local Youth

01/13/16

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Provides Support to Local Youth

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs youths with adult volunteers to foster positive, supportive relationships.

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Can Joe Ganim’s Second Chance Also Be Bridgeport’s?

01/04/16

Can Joe Ganim’s Second Chance Also Be Bridgeport’s?

There was talk of backroom deals, extravagant champagne dinners and late-night limousine trips to New York City as Bridgeport power players were wheeling and dealing with potential investors including Donald Trump. At the center of it all, the good and the bad, like a flawed but fascinating character in an HBO drama, was Joe Ganim.

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Community: Friendship Ambassadors

12/30/15

Community: Friendship Ambassadors

The Organization:  Friendship Ambassadors Foundation The  story: It started as a big idea, and has only grown over time. The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Inc. (FAF) is a nonprofit working to lead substantial cultural change through arts, humanitarian volunteer service projects and youth leadership programming. Founded in 1973 by Fulbright Scholar Harry Morgan and travel professor Cappy Devlin, FAF was initially focused around the arts. “Music [was] the medium, friendship [was] the message,” explains Acting Executive Director and Artistic Director Yin-Chu Jou, but with the addition of its immensely popular Youth Assembly at the United Nations Program, civil service has joined the mission statement in equal importance. FAF, which is based...

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