Girl Scouts of Connecticut will host “A Conversation with Jennifer Palmieri” on Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Race Brook Country Club in Orange. Palmieri was the White House communications director for President Barack Obama and head of communications for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign. She served in the West Wing for 12 years under Presidents Obama and Clinton. … read more
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is seeking citizen-scientist volunteers who will be … hoppy to help with a census of frogs in their neighborhoods. An army of trained volunteers is needed to provide local data to a national program called “FrogWatch.” The local effort is a collaboration between The Maritime Aquarium, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and Yale’s Peabody Museum … read more
The baby giant anteater at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has been named “Tupi” as a result of the zoo’s “Name the Baby Giant Anteater” online contest. Tupi was born July 30. The winning name is the name of an indigenous people that lived in Brazil many years ago, and also refers to the anteater in general as translated in the Tupi … read more
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on Route 8 northbound in Bridgeport and Trumbull, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 26.