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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Best Gourmet Food Trucks in Connecticut, a Sampling (Festival July 19, 20)

07/10/14

Best Gourmet Food Trucks in Connecticut, a Sampling (Festival July 19, 20)

Food trucks going gourmet is a sizzling hot trend in Connecticut. To preview the 1st Annual Food Truck Festival July 19 and 20, we take a look at 17 of the best gourmet-on-the-go trucks.

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Film by A.D. Calvo Shot in New London Steps Away from Horror to Drama

07/09/14

Film by A.D. Calvo Shot in New London Steps Away from Horror to Drama

Director A.D. Calvo wrapped filming on his latest feature, "The Missing Girl," in New London at the end of June.

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Original Irish Play Staged in Unique 'Pub' Setting Returns in Danbury

07/09/14

Original Irish Play Staged in Unique 'Pub' Setting Returns in Danbury

Playwright Louisa Burns-Bisogno has spun a tale of Ireland, war, heartbreak and betrayal that unfolds like an intricate fiddle tune over the course of one evening at a quite pub in a small Irish village.

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Best Connecticut Places to the Watch World Cup With Great Food, Drinks

07/09/14

Best Connecticut Places to the Watch World Cup With Great Food, Drinks

Watch the biggest matches of World Cup 2014 at Connecticut dining hotspots that combine great soccer with great food and drinks.

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Waterbury to Receive $19.2 Million From State for Revitalization

07/08/14

Waterbury to Receive $19.2 Million From State for Revitalization

On Monday, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a $19.2 million package of state investment in six development and improvement projects in downtown Waterbury. The city's Mayor hopes it marks the beginning of Waterbury's rebirth.

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Signed Volumes Inscribed to Glenn Close Part of Huge Newtown Book Sale

07/08/14

Signed Volumes Inscribed to Glenn Close Part of Huge Newtown Book Sale

The Friends of the C. H. Booth Library Book Sale will take place at the Reed Intermediate School in Newtown from July 12-16.

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Al Fresco or Inside, La Tavola a Delicious Waterbury Italian Charmer

07/08/14

Al Fresco or Inside, La Tavola a Delicious Waterbury Italian Charmer

La Tavola, a neighborhood Italian restaurant on the western side of Waterbury, raises its umbrellas over several tables in its front patio to enable patrons to savor the relaxed atmosphere as they experience the exciting dining experience chef/owner Nicola Mancini Jr. offers daily, inside as well as outdoors.

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NW Connecticut Arts Council Garden Party (With a Meal) July 12 in Harwinton

07/08/14

NW Connecticut Arts Council Garden Party (With a Meal) July 12 in Harwinton

The third annual Blossoming of Arts & Culture Garden Party will be held July 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., at 10 Litchfield Road in Harwinton.

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