Bethel Farm-to-Table Dinner: Gourmet Pizza, Tapas, Vietnamese Cuisine to Support Grieving Children

09/10/14

Bethel Farm-to-Table Dinner: Gourmet Pizza, Tapas, Vietnamese Cuisine to Support Grieving Children

A farm-to-table dinner at the Holbrook Farm in Bethel will support the Circle Camps for Grieving Children, one-week summer camps around the country designed for girls who have lost a parent.

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Darien Is Connecticut's Most Affluent Town, Business Insider Says in Survey of U.S.

09/10/14

Darien Is Connecticut's Most Affluent Town, Business Insider Says in Survey of U.S.

The latest story ranking states in the U.S. quantifies the "most affluent" communities in the nation, and the place that comes out on top in Connecticut might be a surprise to some. It's not Greenwich or New Canaan but Darien.

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Haunted Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., Open for Tours; B&B Has Dungeon Room

09/10/14

Haunted Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., Open for Tours; B&B Has Dungeon Room

The unique Wing’s Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., the brainchild of artists Peter and Toni Ann Wing, is open for tours from noon to 4 p.m. on weekends through the fall.

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Foley Six Points Ahead of Malloy in Latest Q Poll

09/10/14

Foley Six Points Ahead of Malloy in Latest Q Poll

Connecticut voters likely see Republican Tom Foley as a better alternative than incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to lead their state, especially in areas such as jobs and the economy, a Quinnipiac University Poll released today reports.

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Iraq, Afghanistan Intelligence Veteran Launches International Firm in Connecticut

09/09/14

Iraq, Afghanistan Intelligence Veteran Launches International Firm in Connecticut

Lew Nescott of Hamden has received praise from the U.S. military and government for intelligence work he's done in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now he's opened his own intel firm catering to Connecticut companies.

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Magical Woodstock Castle in Connecticut On the Market for $45 Million

09/09/14

Magical Woodstock Castle in Connecticut On the Market for $45 Million

Once upon a time, a man with the riches of a prince built a castle in Woodstock as a home for his wife and family, but they didn’t live happily ever after…

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Malloy Commits $186 Million to Jobs in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

09/09/14

Malloy Commits $186 Million to Jobs in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is putting a heavy emphasis on helping small and minority contractors, as well as training and hiring the unemployed as part of his urban agenda, while continuing the state’s tax credits and loans for businesses.

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New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

09/09/14

New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

TurningPointCT.org is a new website funded by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for young people who struggle with mental health and addiction.

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Esty Raps Greenberg for Using Sotoloff’s Death in Fundraising Email

09/09/14

Esty Raps Greenberg for Using Sotoloff’s Death in Fundraising Email

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is criticizing her Fifth District opponent, Litchfield Republican real estate developer Mark Greenberg, for referencing in a fundraising emall the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff ISIS militants.

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Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

09/08/14

Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

AIA Connecticut, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has added to the appeal of its People’s Choice Award program this year by creating a new category that should prove popular. It’s called Connecticut Treasures.

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