January 2014

Ukrainian Americans in Connecticut Memorialize the Dead in Kiev, Pray for Peace

02/24/14

Ukrainian Americans in Connecticut Memorialize the Dead in Kiev, Pray for Peace

Even as Ukraine’s uncertain future continued to unfold Sunday in Kiev, dozens of parishioners lit candles at St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church on George Street to memorialize the more than 80 people who died in recent unrest — and pray for peace.

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Most Exciting (Tastiest) Connecticut Trend? May Be Farming's Resurgence

02/21/14

Most Exciting (Tastiest) Connecticut Trend? May Be Farming's Resurgence

New federal agriculture census date shows strong growth for farming in Connecticut, where CT NOFA is about to hold its winter conference.

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Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

02/07/14

Yale, Other Colleges Misled Students on Financial Aid Forms, Congressman Says

A Maryland congressman claims more than 100 colleges, including Yale University, Quinnipiac University and Connecticut College, misled potential students about which financial aid forms were necessary to apply for admission.

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New Commuter Action Group Creates Portal for Metro-North Riders in 'Revolt'

01/30/14

New Commuter Action Group Creates Portal for Metro-North Riders in 'Revolt'

“Metro-North commuters are in revolt.” That is the warning issued from Jim Cameron, former chairman of the Connecticut Rail Commuter Council, longtime commuter and advocate for commuters throughout the region.

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Connecticut Housing Permits Drop in 2013; December the Difference

01/29/14

Connecticut Housing Permits Drop in 2013; December the Difference

The 286 units issued housing permits issued in December represented a 45.4 percent decline from the number issued during the same period in 2012.

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Victim's Privacy, Mental Health Among Connecticut Task Forces That Will Report to Legislature in 2014

01/24/14

Victim's Privacy, Mental Health Among Connecticut Task Forces That Will Report to Legislature in 2014

Task forces created in 2013 are preparing to report back with recommendations to the legislature in 2014.

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Are Metro-North's New Haven Line Bar Cars Really Threatened?

01/21/14

Are Metro-North's New Haven Line Bar Cars Really Threatened?

They wouldn't, would they? Media hints that bar cars on Metro-North New Haven line may vanish.

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Polar Vortex Alert: How to Keep Your Four-Legged Best Friends (and Others) Warm and Safe

01/20/14

Polar Vortex Alert: How to Keep Your Four-Legged Best Friends (and Others) Warm and Safe

Sub-zero temperatures, snow and ice and rugged road conditions pose just as many risks to your pets as they do to you—and Fido and Friskie don't get the luxury of complaining about it. It's time to keep careful watch over their well-being.

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The Cleanup of the Connecticut Forensic Science Lab Continues

01/20/14

The Cleanup of the Connecticut Forensic Science Lab Continues

The Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory continues to recover after much-publicized issues over the past few years.

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