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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The CT Files: Rev. Samuel A. Peters' 'Blue' Legacy

12/21/15

The CT Files: Rev. Samuel A. Peters' 'Blue' Legacy

Revenge is a dish best served cold—and that lasts for centuries.

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Connecticut Native Max Pacioretty A Rising Hockey Star in the NHL

12/11/15

Connecticut Native Max Pacioretty A Rising Hockey Star in the NHL

The Montreal Canadiens’ leading scorer talks about growing up here and living his NHL dream. Plus we share an exclusive sneak peak from his upcoming reality show.

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