Wrestling: Foran Lion Palozza a success on all levels

Foran High’s Lion Palooza included pre-match free pizza and soda for students, an outstanding rendition of the National Anthem by members of the school choir, Unified Sport athletes walking wrestlers out to the center mat during introductions, and concluded with a 57-21 victory over Shelton High in the Edna Fraser Gymnasium on Wednesday. “It was nice to have the kids … 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

Malloy activates state’s severe cold weather protocol

In anticipation of temperatures over the next couple of days that are forecast to be bitter cold with negative wind chill factors at times, Gov. Dannel Malloy has activated the state’s severe cold weather protocol beginning today, Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Friday morning. This is the first time this season that the protocol has been enacted. “Winter weather conditions are … read more