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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Yale Professor Writing Book on Discovering Roman Settlement in Egypt

07/11/14

Yale Professor Writing Book on Discovering Roman Settlement in Egypt

Colleen Manassa's love of Egypt led her to the banks of the Nile River. There she made a spectacular discovery.

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Obama Sends Letter to West Hartford Student for Excellent Book Report

07/11/14

Obama Sends Letter to West Hartford Student for Excellent Book Report

Third grade student Shaun Martin, Jr. received a letter from President Barack Obama after sending a copy of the book report he wrote about the president's life to the White House.

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Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

07/10/14

Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

The Empowering Through Beauty Expo on July 26 aims to give women transitioning back into the workforce the confidence to do so through makeovers and education.

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