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Wondering about the “Mysterious Illness” affecting Dogs?

Written by Eric Bleile, Founder of Active Dog There have been several cases of a “mysterious” or “untreatable” respiratory illness recently in our area. I am not a veterinarian, but having built a dog hiking and boarding company that has allowed me to come in contact...

2024 Stamford Christmas Tree Pick Up!

The City of Stamford begins picking up Christmas trees toward the end of January. Be sure to put your tree on the curb no later than January 23, 2024. The City says it will only do one round of pick ups. Trees placed curbside cannot have any decorations on them Trees...

Join SoundWaters for the Super Splash on Super Bowl Sunday!

On Sunday, February 11, hundreds of people of all ages will jump into the cold waters of Long Island Sound to be part of SoundWaters first-ever “Super Splash” and help raise awareness about the impact of climate change. The event will take place at East Beach in...

How to Talk to Kids about Scary or Tragic Events in the News

by Robert D. Keder, MD With scary and tragic events in the news, parents often struggle with: What’s the best way to talk to kids about the news while also managing your own emotions as parents?  Connecticut Children’s developmental pediatrician Robert D. Keder, MD,...

Magnet School Lottery Applications Now Open!

Magnet School Lottery Applications for the 2024 – 2025 school year are now open. Magnet Elementary Schools The deadline for submitting Elementary Magnet School Lottery applications is at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Elementary School Lottery...

Mosquito Squad: Helping Fight the Spotted Lanternflies in CT

Have you heard about the Spotted Lanternfly—the invasive species popping up in our area? It looks like a butterfly with shades of black and red, but it’s actually a flying insect that can severely damage local trees and plants. They were only discovered in 2014 but...

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