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2010-11-10 06:35:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Plastics, Corporate Headquarters, 678 Howard Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, is moving from its current location for the past 65 years in early 2011 to Shelton, Connecticut. Modern Plastics is one of the largest distributors of medical-grade plastics and supplies high-performance engineering-grade plastic stock shapes along with fabricated plastic parts. The new facility will have a quarantined environmentally controlled room for...

2010-10-07 09:50:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena at Harbor Yard, a 10,000 seat, multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue in southwestern Connecticut, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the National Guard to sponsor the Arena's main specialty retail stand, located on the concourse, across from the main doors. "We are excited about our newly established relationship with the Arena at Harbor Yard," said Maj. Gen. Thad Martin, Adjutant General and Commander of the...

2010-08-31 16:36:00

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ --Reliable Environmental Transport, Inc. (RET) is proud to be the only WV-based company in their industry to make the list. "The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs." (Logo:...

2010-06-02 15:25:00

GREENWICH, Conn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN/WHERE: Barn Concert: June 12 (Saturday) 7:30 pm performance, 6:30 pm cocktails and hors d'oeuvres 45 John Street, Greenwich Reservations: (203) 869-9454 Children's Concert: June 10 (Thursday) 10:30 am and 12:00 noon Quick Center for the Performing...

2010-03-02 07:30:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena at Harbor Yard, a 10,000 seat, multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue in southwestern Connecticut, announced today a new sub-contractor agreement with Dunkin' Donuts. Under the new agreement, Dunkin' Donuts hot coffee, iced coffee, Coolattas®, lattes hot and iced and hot chocolate will be sold at Arena events. "Dunkin' Donuts is always looking for new ways to be there for our customers," said B. N. Mahesh, local...

2010-01-26 07:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena at Harbor Yard, Southwestern Connecticut's 10,000 seat multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue, announced today that they will host the venue's 1,000th event on Saturday, January 30th, 2010. Managed by Centerplate, contract partner to North America's premier convention centers and entertainment venues, since opening in 2001, Arena at Harbor Yard has hosted marquee events such as NCAA post-season games, World Wrestling Entertainment and...

2010-01-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (Pink Sheets: PINK), the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for Over-the-Counter (OTC) securities, today announced that Bridgeport Ventures Inc. (OTCQX: BPVIF, TSX.V: BPV), a Canadian mineral exploration company, is now trading on OTCQX®. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/NY43125LOGO ) "We are pleased to welcome...

2009-12-01 14:24:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- An investor group headed by Allen Christopher announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a former manufacturing plant on Lordship Boulevard in Stratford, CT. The name of the new studios facility will be Dogstar. The name comes from the brightest star in the sky (also known as Sirius) that frequently served as a metaphor with sailors using it as a reference point as they navigated from troubled waters to new opportunities and...

2009-09-22 07:30:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena at Harbor Yard, a 10,000 seat, multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue in southwestern Connecticut, has joined the Connecticut Department of Transportation Click It or Ticket initiative to promote seat belt laws and reduce highway fatalities. The Arena announced today that it is has entered into an agreement with the Connecticut Department of Transportation for the naming rights to the Arena's Box Office. Under the agreement, the...

2009-08-03 04:00:00

AVON, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BMW of Ridgefield (CT) has appointed Mintz & Hoke as its broadcast media agency. According to Lynette McCarthy, Vice President and Director of Broadcast Buying, the assignment includes both planning and buying. The Ridgefield-based dealership is a partner of BMW of Bridgeport (CT), a client of Mintz & Hoke Media Only since 2007. "We're helping both dealerships shift marketing and media priorities to overcome the complexity of buying in the...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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