Prime Season for Pure Local Food at Farmers Markets Across Connecticut

07/16/14

Prime Season for Pure Local Food at Farmers Markets Across Connecticut

Here's a guide to farmers markets all over Connecticut, which offer locally-grown, often organic fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, sweets and so much more.

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

07/15/14

Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Emily Briere of Connecticut is literally shooting for the stars with a Time Capsule to Mars plan that has NASA on board.

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One of America’s Best Restaurants Hosts Connecticut Organic Farming Fundraiser

07/15/14

One of America’s Best Restaurants Hosts Connecticut Organic Farming Fundraiser

The Five Diamond Relais & Chateau resort Winvian in Connecticut, and its master chef Chris Eddy, are hosting the CT NOFA fundraising dining event July 18, and educational events July 19.

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Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’, in Wild West Setting, Coming in Stratford

07/15/14

Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’, in Wild West Setting, Coming in Stratford

The Hudson Shakespeare Theater Company will perform "Cymbeline" at the Stratford Public Library on July 26 as part of its 23rd Season of Traveling Theater.

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Connecticut's Gubernatorial Race Will Be Influenced by Education, Teachers

07/15/14

Connecticut's Gubernatorial Race Will Be Influenced by Education, Teachers

Education—and the issues surrounding it—will play a big role in this year’s gubernatorial election.

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Connecticut Spy Case: Alleged Seller of Intel Bound for Iran Denied Bail

07/14/14

Connecticut Spy Case: Alleged Seller of Intel Bound for Iran Denied Bail

The trial of Mozaffar Khazaee, a former Pratt & Whitney employee accused of attempting to send sensitive documents to Iran, has been postponed until spring of 2015.

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Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez of 'Chopped' Opens Paloma in Stamford

07/14/14

Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez of 'Chopped' Opens Paloma in Stamford

Celebrity chef Aarón Sánchez of "Chopped" and much more is opening a Latin-inspired grill called Paloma at Harbor Point in Stamford.

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Jose Feliciano Free Concert to Open Levitt Pavilion's New Westport Venue ‘Sold Out’

07/14/14

Jose Feliciano Free Concert to Open Levitt Pavilion's New Westport Venue ‘Sold Out’

The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts will present nine-time Grammy Award-winner Jose Feliciano in a free concert on Sunday, July 20, to commemorate and celebrate the opening of the all-new Levitt Pavilion and to launch the Inaugural Summer Season in the new outdoor facility.

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Repairs at Historic Canaan Railroad Depot on Track Again; Fire Hit in 2001

07/14/14

Repairs at Historic Canaan Railroad Depot on Track Again; Fire Hit in 2001

Quiet negotiations and a letter-writing campaign have led to a compromise that ends a two-year stalemate between the Connecticut Railroad Historical Association (CRHA) and the Housatonic Rail Road. The differences between the two parties delayed long-anticipated repairs to the Canaan Union Depot, a historic 1871 rail station that was partially destroyed by arson in 2001.

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Tornadoes Wreaked Havoc in Connecticut 25 Years Ago This July

07/13/14

Tornadoes Wreaked Havoc in Connecticut 25 Years Ago This July

On July 10, 1989, tornadoes struck the northwest corner of Connecticut and elsewhere, including Hamden.

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