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Coronavirus (COVID-19) info links

Please take special care, we wanted to share some resources to best address your questions and concerns, and to keep you updated on what is happening. Nuvance Health (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital) is keeping the communities informed… Read More

Ten Minutes with a Sustainable Shipping Entrepreneur

Robert Kunkel is a marine engineer who hopes to use shipping to reduce the cost and congestion related to transporting goods. He and wife Marilyn opened Harbor Harvest on Cove Avenue four years ago to establish relationships with food producers.… Read More

Crumb Together–The cookies are good, the mission is outstanding

As a rabbi’s wife and mother of 11 children, Freida Hecht already was doing a lot of outreach through her non-profit CT Circle of Friends, which pairs young adults with friends with special needs to help solve the social… Read More

A Green Machine–Norwalk and a sustainable future

While it seems cities across the country and around the globe can’t get there soon enough, progress continues to be made toward a more environmentally, economically, and socially responsible future for Norwalk. Whether you label it “green,” view it as… Read More

Got It Made–Local entrepreneurs and their unique products and services

Norwalk’s cultural landscape provides the ideal environment for entrepreneurs to thrive. Meet three local entrepreneurs. My Blind Bag is so much more than just another subscription box service. Founders and Norwalk natives Melissa White and Jill Dunn (shown above) have… Read More

Why is the Westport Arts Center now MoCA Westport?

“The decision to shift to MoCA Westport was a way to telegraph the kind of experiences that our expansion allows,” says communications project manager Heather Lawless. “We believe our name sets a standard, like the many other MoCAs across the… Read More

How can I start composting?

Composting is a fantastic way to reduce waste, enrich soil, and lower your carbon footprint. It keeps garbage out of landfills, and it’s a wonderful alternative to chemical fertilizers. The best part is that it’s easy to get started. You… Read More

A Joint Effort–As marijuana legislation rolls forward, pros prep for progress

With the state’s legislative session just beginning, Governor Ned Lamont will likely continue the push to legalize recreational marijuana. As part of that effort, Lamont sat down with the governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts… Read More

The Writing on the Wall–Local Artist 5ivefingaz Creates a Movement

“Quiet people have the loudest minds,” said the late Stephen Hawking. It made me think of my friend 5ivefingaz: artist, author, activist, and a bit of an enigma. He has created a movement with one goal: to spread love. “Everyone… Read More

Electric Avenue––The move away from gas-powered cars

Purring in from over the horizon is a silent but powerful brigade of vehicles that will transform the American car culture. For decades, electric cars have been a sideshow, a novelty act, a blip on the automotive sales chart. But… Read More
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