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  • Custom Designed Playrooms Inspire Learning And Imaginations

    Custom Designed Playrooms Inspire Learning And Imaginations
    Throw some toys on the floor and you've got a playroom, right? Wrong. Three area moms and former educators have created a philosophy, system and business by designing stimulating spaces for families. "I started Smart Playrooms about six years ago," says Karri Bowen-Poole, a mother of three in Rye, N.Y. "I was looking for a way to bring in all my knowledge and expertise as a teacher and a parent into some field." Now, Bowen-Poole and her Connecticut partners, Chris Simpson of Darien and Jennifer Purdy from Westport, have overhauled more than 300 playrooms in the past five years, turning shelves of plastic fruit and figurines into education stations, helping kids to expand their minds while easing parents' busy days.
  • All-Courant Boys Tennis

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM SINGLES John Burdick, Avon, Sr. Richard Ciamarra, Xavier-Middletown, Fr. Austin DuBois, Simsbury, Sr. Ryan Foster,...

    Bridgeport Gets New Train Station, Westport Gets Renovated Pavilion

    Bridgeport Gets New Train Station, Westport Gets Renovated Pavilion
    BRIDGEPORT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited Bridgeport for the second time in twenty-four hours on Wednesday to announce that the state will approve $2.75 million for the design phase of a new train station on Barnum Street. At a press conference...

    Pink Aid: compassionate care for breast cancer patients

    A chance meeting with a woman wearing a wig convinced Andrew Mitchell-Namdar to start Pink Aid, an organization that provides compassionate care to patients with breast cancer. The organization, based out of Westport, Conn., has given out more than $1...

    Changes In Store At WDRC

    Changes In Store At WDRC
    The state's oldest radio station, the place for "Radio Fun," home of the "Oldies But Goodies," and where listeners expected to have "More Fun With No. 1," has seen nearly a century's worth of progress and change. WDRC — the "Home of the Hits,"...