April 2013

A New Park for Stamford

05/03/13

A New Park for Stamford

The city's got a full weekend of activities planned to mark the debut of its new showpiece.

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Vineyard Vines Rides Again

04/30/13

Vineyard Vines Rides Again

For the third year running, the Greenwich company is the official style of the Kentucky Derby.

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The Harriet Beecher Stowe House: Connecticut's Newest National Historic Landmark

04/30/13

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House: Connecticut's Newest National Historic Landmark

The Hartford home of renowned 19th-century social activist Stowe (author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin") finally gets just what it deserves.

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04/30/13

Uncle John: Portraits of a True Yankee Farmer

A new book celebrates the life of a Yankee original with evocative black-and-white photography.

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04/29/13

Westport Twofer

Back-to-back events in Westport this week promise good times for a good cause.

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"Lights Out Hartford" on Thursday Night

04/25/13

"Lights Out Hartford" on Thursday Night

To celebrate Earth Day, downtown Hartford will go dark at 10 p.m.

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Gina McCarthy: A Cabinet Member in Waiting

04/24/13

Gina McCarthy: A Cabinet Member in Waiting

Tapped by President Barack Obama to head the Environmental Protection Agency, former Connecticut DEEP commissioner Gina McCarthy awaits confirmation. Will she stand up to Senate scrutiny?

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Bridgewater Designer Marks Earth Day

04/19/13

Bridgewater Designer Marks Earth Day

An Alexis Gopal "India cuff bracelet" was part of a gift bag that went to eco-conscious Hollywood celebrities on Monday.

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12 Environmental Issues Facing Connecticut

04/19/13

12 Environmental Issues Facing Connecticut

With Earth Day nearly upon us, here are some key environmental issues facing Connecticut.

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"Chasing Tail" on History Channel Features Bowhunters Invading Fairfield County

04/04/13

"Chasing Tail" on History Channel Features Bowhunters Invading Fairfield County

A new reality show featuring bowhunters hunting deer on large Gold Coast estates is premiering on History Channel on April 11.

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04/03/13

10 Key Provisions of Connecticut's New Gun Control Law

Connecticut's new gun control laws will now be among the most strict in the nation. Here are 10 key provisions.

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A Roundup of Key Bills Currently Before the Connecticut Legislature

04/02/13

A Roundup of Key Bills Currently Before the Connecticut Legislature

The Connecticut legislature has a lot of items up for debate on its spring docket. Here are some of the major issues.

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04/01/13

Magazine Limits Were First Proposed by Connecticut Gun Maker

"No honest man needs more than 10 rounds in any gun." The words of the late William B. Ruger, founder of Connecticut gun maker Sturm, Ruger.

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