Winds, rain from Jose possible here Tuesday / Wednesday

There is a chance for strong gusty winds and heavy rain in Fairfield County Tuesday into Wednesday next week related to Hurricane Jose, which is in the Atlantic Ocean headed north toward Bermuda. Jose, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph as of Saturday 8 a.m., is forecasted to lift north towards Long Island through early next week, according to the National … read more

Op-Ed: Why nonprofits need charitable support

New Canaan: Many essential services in every community are provided by local nonprofits. In fact, our economy is like a three-legged stool, a balance of three sectors: for-profit (businesses that exist to earn a profit), public or government (municipal, state, and federal) and nonprofit organizations (mission-driven businesses that provide a community service and meet a social need). All businesses operate … read more

This Weekend: Musicals, art show openings, outdoor concerts, festivals & more

‘Nordic Tapestry’ in new exhibit Before the weekend starts, the Washington Art Association & Gallery in collaboration with the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens will open a new exhibit, The Nordic Tapestry Group: Weaving Knowledge into Personal Expression, on Thursday. The Nordic Tapestry Group consists of weavers from Sweden, Iceland and the United States who formed a decade ago … read more