Best Tacos in Connecticut: We Add Spice to CTbites' 'Ultimate Guide'

06/16/14

Best Tacos in Connecticut: We Add Spice to CTbites' 'Ultimate Guide'

Our friends at CTbites just published a guide to the best tacos in Connecticut and we're taking the opportunity to add a little more spice to the conversation.

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'Eddie the Dog Guy' of Danbury 'Whispers' and Canines’ Issues Resolved

06/16/14

'Eddie the Dog Guy' of Danbury 'Whispers' and Canines’ Issues Resolved

Eddie Simon of Danbury, known locally as “Eddie the Dog Guy,” has an ever-increasing reputation for being able to resolve canine problems.

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Erin’s Law Adopted, Connecticut to Implement Sexual Abuse Awareness Curriculum

06/13/14

Erin’s Law Adopted, Connecticut to Implement Sexual Abuse Awareness Curriculum

Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed Erin's Law on Wednesday. Now the State Board of Education will begin a process of creating an age-appropriate sexual abuse education program for schools across the state.

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Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Arrives in Rhode Island; Historic Voyage’s First Leg

06/13/14

Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Arrives in Rhode Island; Historic Voyage’s First Leg

The last remaining wooden whaling ship left Mystic Seaport in May. Sunday it arrived in Newport, Rhode Island

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Governor’s Arts Award for Best-Selling Connecticut Author Luanne Rice

06/13/14

Governor’s Arts Award for Best-Selling Connecticut Author Luanne Rice

On Saturday Connecticut best-selling author Luanne Rice will receive the Governor’s Arts Award for excellence and lifetime achievement in the arts. Fellow recipients of the award are kinetic sculptor Tim Prentice and actor Christopher Plummer.

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Author Jennifer Weiner Speaking at March of Dimes Connecticut Brunch for Babies

06/13/14

Author Jennifer Weiner Speaking at March of Dimes Connecticut Brunch for Babies

Author Jennifer Weiner of "In Her Shoes" fame will speak at Brunch for Babies, a fundraiser supporting the March of Dimes Connecticut Chapter, on Saturday, June 21.

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Holy Land U.S.A. in Waterbury Is Being Resurrected

06/12/14

Holy Land U.S.A. in Waterbury Is Being Resurrected

With its iconic hilltop cross Holy Land U.S.A. once attracted thousands of visitors each year. Today it's fallen into disrepair but a group of local enthusiasts including the mayor are trying to save it.

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Housatonic River PCBs Back in News: GE Critical of New EPA Cleanup Plan

06/11/14

Housatonic River PCBs Back in News: GE Critical of New EPA Cleanup Plan

The river is contaminated with PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, a known carcinogen that was released into the waterway from a General Electric transformer plant in Pittsfield, Mass, from 1932 until PCBs were banned by the U.S. government in 1977.

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Connecticut Dad’s (Father’s Day) Pride: Son’s Organ Donation Helps 43

06/11/14

Connecticut Dad’s (Father’s Day) Pride: Son’s Organ Donation Helps 43

One organ donor can help up to 50 people. LifeChoice Donor Services, Inc. encourages all people to consider becoming an organ and tissue donor.

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Wesleyan University Begins Restoration of Antique Telescope

06/11/14

Wesleyan University Begins Restoration of Antique Telescope

The Van Vleck Observatory 20-inch refractor telescope at Wesleyan University is getting a much-needed facelift.

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