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County Foundation: With Coaching, Community College Students 56% More Likely to Graduate

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Norwalk Community College students who participated in Family Economic Security Program academic and financial coaching services, were almost twice as likely to graduate than other students and six times more likely to subsequently enroll in a four-year institution, according to research published by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Conversation about the Opioid and Heroin Epidemic, 7 PM, Thursday, Oct 27

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Come learn more about opioid addiction and what can be done about it. This 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 event is free and being hosted by The Nantucket Project, located at 123 Mason St., Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shatterproof Hosts Rappeling Event Saturday at Beacon Harbor Point in Stamford

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Shatterproof, a national non-profit dedicated to reducing the devastation that addiction to prescription drugs, illicit drugs, and alcohol causes to families, will host a public rappel 22 stories off of the Beacon Harbor Point in Stamford on Saturday, Oct. 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion Water Company Asks Customers: Please Conserve Water

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With a lack of significant rainfall, and as a result of the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s advisory for water conservation, Aquarion Water Company is asking its customers to conserve water and reduce non-essential outdoor water use. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Students, 50 and Over, Find Forgotten Family History in NCC Genealogy Class

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By Carol Wilder-Tamme

Twenty “Genealogy & Computers” students took part in Moving Up ceremonies on Monday, May 2, in recognition of the eight weeks of study they undertook starting in March at the non-profit Lifetime Learners Institute at Norwalk Community College. (more…) Continue Reading →

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