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  • Best College Radio Station

    Best College Radio Station
    1) WSHU Sacred Heart's radio station does more than cater to the Sacred Heart community. They cater to their listeners. And their listeners, in turn, support the station. “We feel it's critical to be in the communities covering local news stories,&...
  • Best Credit Union

    Best Credit Union
    1) Sikorsky Financial Credit Union What started out as a small band of aircraft company employees pooling their savings some 50 years ago, has become one of the largest not-for-profit financial cooperatives in Connecticut with more than 54,000 members....
  • Best Bank

    Best Bank
    1) People's United Bank These days, banking beyond the simple direct deposit you've got going on with your employer can easily turn into a frustrating experience. But not at People's United Bank, this year's repeat winner in this category. If you're a...
  • Expect To See More Black Bears in Connecticut

    Expect To See More Black Bears in Connecticut
    A young female black bear removed by state wildlife officials from a back yard near downtown Greenwich in early July may become the first of its kind to set up a permanent residence in Fairfield County in the past couple of centuries, according to the...
  • Grimmer View Of Recession Leads To Glum UConn Forecast

    It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains. Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
  • PIX Reporter Takes A Charity Walk Down Office Building

    PIX Reporter Takes A Charity Walk Down Office Building
    One after the other, 44 people strapped into harnesses, working a rappel rig for the first time in their lives, descended 22 stories down the glittering new Harbor Point apartment building on Stamford's re-imagined waterfront. Most came down with a...
  • Flexing Financial Muscle, McMahon Pummels Murphy

    Flexing Financial Muscle, McMahon Pummels Murphy
    Despite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs. It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy. Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
  • The First Annual Connecticut Music Awards, or CMAs, Unite the Local Music Faithful

    The First Annual Connecticut Music Awards, or CMAs, Unite the Local Music Faithful
    The 1st Annual Connecticut Music Awards Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., $7, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, bushnell.org.   Back in July, Advocate/Weekly readers voted for their favorite Connecticut bands...
  • Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th

    Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th
    Howard Fishman Sept. 14, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 332-3228, thebijoutheatre.com And Sept. 15, an outdoor family-day event in the afternoon at The Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, (203) 966-...
  • Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts

    Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts
    Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game. The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Should the enormous Centennial Watershed State Forest be more accessible to residents?

    Should the enormous Centennial Watershed State Forest be more accessible to residents?
    Connecticut's 15,300-acre Centennial Watershed State Forest centered in Fairfield County is mammoth by the region's standards and continues to rank, more than 10 years after its $90 million purchase, as the state's most expansive and costly public land...