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Some 25 million American parents are classified as "empty nesters".  They're free from the daily obligations of raising children after those children have left home for the next stage in their lives.

 Wendy Aronsson is a psychotherapist from Greenwich and author of Refeathering the Nest:Life after the Children leave. She says you can not only survive this change but you can thrive, as well.
 

She also likes to avoid the term "empty nest". Fairfield County Public Radio Host Bill Buchner asked her why...

Bridgeport's Pleasure Beach reopens

Jun 29, 2014
Tarice L.S. Gray

A recreational peninsula off the coast of Bridgeport that has been closed to the public for nearly 20 years has reopened.

Craig LeMoult

This weekend, nearly 30 teenage girls from Connecticut are headed to Washington state to compete in the national competition of synchronized swimming. The team, from New Canaan, is one of the top in the country in a sport that not many people know much about.

Brian Scott-Smith

Everton, the English Premier League Club, has set up academies in Norwalk, Connecticut and Westchester, New York. They're drawing some international attention and other Premier League clubs may be following suit.

Ebong Udoma

World Cup viewing parties filled restaurants and sports bars in the region at lunchtime on Thursday as the U.S. took on Germany in their final group match. 

 

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