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By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The Black Rock Garden Club wants to thank COLORBLENDS BULBS and Lisa Miro, Conservation Coordinator for the City, for contributing over 400 bulbs to us for planting in Black Rock! They were donated to us with the proviso that they be planted ASAP in Black Rock.  The Van Renesses, Garden Club memb...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Sat., Dec. 5 11-4 pm Feral Care Adoption Event, wonderful cats and kittens looking for a good home. Sun., Dec. 6 10-4pm  Holiday Photo Day, take photos with your pets, of your pets, just the humans in your family.  20% donated to Stratford Cat Project and Smilin Pit Bull rescue organizations.  $2...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The new provisional Black Rock Rotary Club is hosting its first community fundraiser December 5th - a jazz night to support the Friends of the Black Rock Library from 7 to 9 PM at the Black Rock Branch Library.  There there will be Jazz music, a wine tasting sponsored by Harry's, hors d'oevres, a...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Please Help us Celebrate our First Anniversary... First year Anniversary Celebration CHARLIE WALSH 2.0 WORKS ON PAPEROpening Reception December 3rd. 6pm until 9pm. HOLIDAY GIFT SHOWOpens December 4th Hand made and artisan gifts Under $100 over 30 artists.  Shows run concurrent through January 7th...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Acoustic Cafe, 2926 Fairfield Avenue, Black Rock (203-335-3655) - Photographer Michelle A. Beaulieu's opening reception party. Joining her after a wine and cheese reception will be singer/songwriters Heather Fay, Sarah LeMieux and Chelsea Genzano on Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. Admission: $5. (...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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If you are interested in learning more about Fairfield County's Hidden Gem, Black Rock, please visit our community blog at www.blackrockonline.org If an urban location in a waterfront community with great natural beauty is of interest to you, Black Rock may be the hidden gem you've been looking f...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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A new osprey nesting platform has been erected on Burr Creek in Black Rock.  The Arthur Street Neighbors Committee received city permission to build and install a wooden nesting platform for ospreys on an unused utility pole on a small city green space directly on Burr Creek.  The platform was p...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You from the Black Rock Food Pantry.  It is that time of year again when we pause, count our blessings and give thanks for what we have. During this time we also look outward and realize that there are many families that struggle each day to provide for their familie...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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  Ted Grabarz, Deputy Director of Public Facilities, has provided us with his notes from the November 12th community meeting on Ellsworth Park which was co-sponsored by the BRCC and Black Rock NRZ.  These notes are attached in PDF format and can be printed out.  We have also included them in this...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Please Help us Celebrate our First Anniversary... First year Anniversary Celebration CHARLIE WALSH 2.0 WORKS ON PAPEROpening Reception December 3rd. 6pm until 9pm.   HOLIDAY GIFT SHOWOpens December 4th Hand made and artisan gifts Under $100 over 30 artists Shows run concurrent through January 7t...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Get ready to roam the Streets of Black Rock!  Saturday, December 5th.  To participate you must pre-register & pay online at www.BurroughsCC.org  by December 1!  Sign-in between 12-12:45pm at the Black Rock Tavern.  21+ is a must.   $20 includes an event t-shirt & food at each restaurant.  Drink S...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The new provisional Black Rock Rotary Club is hosting its first community fundraiser December 5th - a jazz night to support the Friends of the Black Rock Library from 7 to 9 PM at the Black Rock Branch Library.  There there will be Jazz music, a wine tasting sponsored by Harry's, hors d'oevres, ...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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New York Life Insurance Company will be sponsoring a free "Child Safety & Protection Festival" at the Black Rock Branch Library on Tuesday November 17th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FREE ADMISSION  Activities Include:     Fingerprinting & Photos for Child    Identification Cards * Children must b...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Happy Thanksgiving and thank you from the Black Rock Food Pantry.  It is that time of year again when we pause, count our blessings and give thanks for what we have. During this time we also look outward and realize that there are many families that struggle each day to provide for their familie...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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WINES FROM AROUND THE WORLD ST ANN'S WINE TASTING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 at 7:30 pm MUSIC, DANCING, SILENT AUCTION, APPETIZERS BY: LADY LUCK $25.00 pp ADVANCE TICKET/$30.00 at the Door.   Looking Forward to a Great Evening With Great Friends For more details visit  www.blackrockonline.org Black R...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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COMMUNITY FORUM AT THE BLACK ROCK BRANCH LIBRARY "Bridgeport - How It Works"  A Discussion of the inner workings of Connecticut's largest city.  Presented by Fairfield University Professor of Politics and Black Rock resident, Don Greenberg , and Author, Journalist and Blogger Extraordinaire, Lenn...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The Black Rock Homeowners' Association is publishing a monthly newsletter (which can be downloaded at www.blackrockonline.org ).  BRHA has changed its schedule of meetings from monthly to quarterly and will use the monthly newsletter to keep members up-to-date between meetings.  They are also pro...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Black Rock School Fall Festival on Saturday, 11/7 from 1pm to 4pm at the Black Rock School Gymnasium.  Fast becoming an autumn tradition, the Black Rock School Fall Festival includes plenty of activities and games for children including arts and crafts project tables, cupcake decorating, face pa...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Rep. Auden Grogins announced that Bridgeport will receive more than $22 million in state funds to build more classroom space at Longfellow School. "Longfellow School students and teachers deserve these long-awaited improvements, which include plans to enlarge classrooms, so the educational envir...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Like most kids, the children in the programs at Burroughs look forward to the holidays.  However, many of their families are struggling to make ends meet in this difficult economy so gifts are tough to come by.  Can you help make the holidays a whole lot brighter for these great kids?    If you w...

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