Bill Clinton Coming to New Haven for Fundraiser to Aid Gov. Malloy

08/29/14

Bill Clinton Coming to New Haven for Fundraiser to Aid Gov. Malloy

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will be in New Haven at noon Tuesday at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale to raise money for the state Democratic Party to help the candidacy of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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The Blue Oar in Haddam Is a Delicious Destination on Connecticut River

08/29/14

The Blue Oar in Haddam Is a Delicious Destination on Connecticut River

The Blue Oar in Haddam is a lovely place. Casual, cool and convivial, it’s situated in a small marina on the banks of the Connecticut River.

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Connecticut ‘Castle’ of Writer Pal of Bogie, Paul Newman on the Market

08/29/14

Connecticut ‘Castle’ of Writer Pal of Bogie, Paul Newman on the Market

In the 1960s author Joseph Hayes modeled his Brookfield home on a Tudor-style castle in the south of England. Now that house is on the market.

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Table Talk: New Glam Clam Shack in Mystic, Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook Goes Greener

08/28/14

Table Talk: New Glam Clam Shack in Mystic, Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook Goes Greener

Opened this summer,Red 36, the glamorous, glorified clam shack owned by Angela Kanabis, the daughter of Carol Kanabis who operates Bravo Bravo in Mystic and Olio in Groton, has everything going for it.

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Rentable Style in Simsbury Makes Wedded Bliss a Little More Affordable

08/28/14

Rentable Style in Simsbury Makes Wedded Bliss a Little More Affordable

Lady Slipper Affairs & Events offers a variety of wedding services including set up, tear down, design consultation and event decoration rentals.

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Hershey’s Connecticut Site Where Almond Joy Was Born to Be Auctioned

08/28/14

Hershey’s Connecticut Site Where Almond Joy Was Born to Be Auctioned

It was the birthplace of the Almond Joy and an iconic Naugatuck business for more than 80 years but the final chapter of Hershey's Peter Paul Candy plant has began.

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1812 Litchfield Jail Sold to a Developer; Bank Shared a Common Wall

08/28/14

1812 Litchfield Jail Sold to a Developer; Bank Shared a Common Wall

The historic former jail in Litchfield—built to house prisoners in the War of 1812 and the only jail in the country that shared a common wall with a bank—has finally been sold, after years of sitting vacant.

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CL&P’s Proposed 59 Percent Fee Increase Slammed in Connecticut Hearing

08/28/14

CL&P’s Proposed 59 Percent Fee Increase Slammed in Connecticut Hearing

Politicians and ratepayers alike blasted a proposed rate increase by Connecticut Light & Power during a hearing Wednesday night before the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

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Malloy, Foley Debate Guns, Truthfulness and Disagree on Everything in Connecticut Governor’s Race

08/28/14

Malloy, Foley Debate Guns, Truthfulness and Disagree on Everything in Connecticut Governor’s Race

In their first debate of the campaign, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley tangled Wednesday over who was more truthful, revisited the controversies over Foley’s visit to Sprague and his ownership of the Bibb Company, as well the specifics of the gun bill adopted last year.

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 Dead Poets Society? No. It’s a (Successful) Connecticut Poets Society

08/27/14

Dead Poets Society? No. It’s a (Successful) Connecticut Poets Society

A few years ago Neil Silberblatt started a poetry series to provide a Connecticut venue for the art form. The new season will kick off on Sept. 7.

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