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  1. A&P Fails To Secure Buyers For Nearly One-Third Of Its Stores

    A&P Fails To Secure Buyers For Nearly One-Third Of Its Stores

    A&P has failed to secure buyers for 100 of its 296 stores, due to bad leases or undesirable locations, reported the New York Post. This number is 50 percent higher then its original estimates, said the New York Post.Click here to read the full article. 

  2. Aquarion Water Urges Bethel Customers To Shut Down Irrigation Systems

    Aquarion Water Urges Bethel Customers To Shut Down Irrigation Systems

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- With a statewide drought continuing and a higher-than-average water demand, Connecticut’s Department of Public Health is asking for voluntary water conservation and requesting that residents shut down sprinklers and irrigation systems for the season.Aquarion Water Co. reservoirs in the southwest region of the state are below half their capacity, including those in ...

  3. Processed Meat, Including Bacon, Causes Cancer, New Report Says

    Processed Meat, Including Bacon, Causes Cancer, New Report Says

    All-American favorites such as hot dogs, bacon and sausage may cause cancer, according to The World Health Organization. Scientists have reviewed the evidence and conclude that eating these meats regularly increases the risk of colorectal cancer. They have also categorized processed and red meat in the same category as tobacco and asbestos, reported NPR. "Red meat has nutritional ...

  4. Support Group Helps Newtown Parents Of Children With Emotional Issues

    Support Group Helps Newtown Parents Of Children With Emotional Issues

    WILTON, Conn. -- Parents with students who are having behavioral changes due to the new school year are invited to join a free support group held in Wilton. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Child and Adolescent Network (CAN) is a Support Group for parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. The meeting is free, confidential, safe and led by ...

  5. Whole Foods Recalls Chicken, Pasta Salads

    Whole Foods Recalls Chicken, Pasta Salads

    Whole Foods Market is recalling bulk and packaged Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad sold in stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as well as Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Maine due to the potential of listeria, according to the FDA.The salads were sold prepackaged, in salad bars, in store's chef's cases and in sandwiches and wraps prepared in the stores. The ...

  6. Deadline Nears to Register to Vote in Local Elections in Newtown

    Deadline Nears to Register to Vote in Local Elections in Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Eligible Connecticut voters must register to vote for the Nov. 3 municipal elections by Oct. 27. Eligible voters can register in two ways: 1. By mail, must be postmarked by Oct. 27. Click here for application.2. In person at local registrar of voters office by 8 p.m. Oct. 27.Online registration has already closed. Absentee ballots also are available from your ...

  7. Maritime Aquarium Offers Cruise To Check Out Five Lighthouses In The Sound

    Maritime Aquarium Offers Cruise To Check Out Five Lighthouses In The Sound

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Venture out for a rare close-up look at five historic lighthouses on Long Island Sound during a Maritime Aquarium Lighthouse Cruise, a new boat outing offered at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, on Saturday, Nov. 7.Participants aboard the aquarium’s unique new hybrid-electric research vessel, will make passes by five century-old beacons: Peck Ledge, Greens Ledge and ...

  8. Connecticut's Statewide Emergency Drill Focuses On Tornado Threat

    Connecticut's Statewide Emergency Drill Focuses On Tornado Threat

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Gov. Dannel Malloy said the state will hold a two-day statewide emergency preparedness drill to simulate a coordinated response to a tornado in Connecticut. Coordinated by the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, the exercise will simulate a tornado touching down in participating towns and will test the coordination and response of all ...

  9. 'Fed Up' With Commuting In Connecticut? Murphy Wants To Know

    'Fed Up' With Commuting In Connecticut? Murphy Wants To Know

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Are you fed up with commuting headaches and transportation problems in Connecticut? U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has launched a new campaign and online survey — "Fed Up" — to hear from commuters about why they’re ‘fed up’ with Connecticut’s traffic and poor transportation infrastructure.Murphy (D-Conn.) is looking for feedback on how a shorter, more ...

  10. Light The Night Walk In Stamford Honors Sandy Hook Cancer Survivor

    Light The Night Walk In Stamford Honors Sandy Hook Cancer Survivor

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Local cancer survivors will be honored at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Commons Park in Stamford. The 2015 Fairfield County honorees are Ryan Costa of Sandy Hook and Anna Port of Danbury. Both are survivors of Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Light The Night is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign ...

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