Boys & Girls Village receives $1-million grant

Boys & Girls Village, a statewide leader in providing mental health treatment, permanency planning and educational services to Connecticut’s most vulnerable youth and their families, will receive a $1,000,001 grant from the state of Connecticut to create a life skills training center to serve at-risk youth entering early adulthood. The award comes as part of the state’s nonprofit grant program. … read more

Schwartz named 2019 Barnum fest ringmaster

Martin D. Schwartz of Fairfield, the retired president and CEO of The Kennedy Center and a long-time community leader and advocate, has been announced as  the 71st ringmaster of The Barnum Festival, one of the region’s best-loved annual traditions. “We are happy to have Martin Schwartz as the 2019 Barnum Festival ringmaster,” said Armando Goncalves, market president of People’s United … read more

Operation Fuel to begin accepting applications Dec. 3

Operation Fuel’s winter energy assistance program will begin on Monday, Dec. 3, when its statewide network of more than 100 fuel banks, also known as intake sites, begin accepting energy assistance applications. Connecticut families and individuals who are struggling financially and need emergency energy assistance should call 211 to find their closest fuel bank. According to the United Way’s most … read more

Southern Connecticut Conference’s fall sport honorees

The Southern Connecticut Conference, presented by COS Now, the walk-in orthopaedic center of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, has announced its All-Conference teams and player/coaches of the year for boys/girls cross country, boys/girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball, girls swimming and football. Boys Cross Country First Team: Robert Dillon (Shelton), Will Curran (Xavier), Peter Schulten (Xavier), Dillon Selfors (Xavier), Travis Martin (Wilbur Cross), … read more