Yale's Tax Exempt New Haven Property Assessed at $2.5 Billion

09/02/14

Yale's Tax Exempt New Haven Property Assessed at $2.5 Billion

Yale University, a premier, world-renowned research institution, takes up large portions of downtown, and doesn’t pay taxes on its dorms, classrooms, libraries, research labs or the grassy oases inside the residential quads.

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Gordon Ramsay Rescues Connecticut’s Curtis House Inn on ‘Hotel Hell’

09/02/14

Gordon Ramsay Rescues Connecticut’s Curtis House Inn on ‘Hotel Hell’

Connecticut’s oldest inn, the 1736 Curtis House in Woodbury, was featured in the new episode of “Hotel Hell” on FOX Monday night, and anyone familiar with the Litchfield County landmark might have been shocked with the state of affairs Ramsay encountered when he arrived around Mother’s Day this past May.

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Stony Creek Puppet House Plans Have Branford Neighbors Chafing

08/31/14

Stony Creek Puppet House Plans Have Branford Neighbors Chafing

What began as a well-received plan to bring back theatrical performances to Stony Creek’s historic Puppet House is now attracting drama of a different sort: neighborhood backlash.

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The Dead Will Speak to You at Foxwoods, Via Psychic Medium Matt Fraser

08/29/14

The Dead Will Speak to You at Foxwoods, Via Psychic Medium Matt Fraser

The dead will speak to you at Foxwoods Resort Casino Sept. 21, through psychic medium Matt Fraser.

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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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