Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

12/06/14

Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

A "die-in” led by students of Yale Law School, was a protest of police killings of black men, including the recent grand jury decisions not to indict officers in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York.

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New Haven “Monuments Man” Risked Life to Save Art in WWII

12/05/14

New Haven “Monuments Man” Risked Life to Save Art in WWII

A new exhibit at the New Haven Museum honors Deane Keller, a Yale professor who helped preserve Italy’s cultural heritage.

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Legendary NY Pizza Joint Grimaldi’s Comes to Connecticut, Pepe’s ‘Backyard’

12/04/14

Legendary NY Pizza Joint Grimaldi’s Comes to Connecticut, Pepe’s ‘Backyard’

The brand new Woodbridge pizzeria Grimaldi's is bringing a slice of New York to our state, one that might just live up to the legacy of the original Brooklyn location.

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5 Best Connecticut Things to Do This Weekend: Holiday Lights, Chocolate, Gingerbread …

12/03/14

5 Best Connecticut Things to Do This Weekend: Holiday Lights, Chocolate, Gingerbread …

Here's our list of the five best things (or a few more) to do this weekend from Christmas lights to antiques.

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Can U Sing USA Discovers Talent and Supports Children with Cancer

12/03/14

Can U Sing USA Discovers Talent and Supports Children with Cancer

Can U Sing USA gives local talent their big break and donates net proceeds to Circle of Care, a Connecticut-based organization that supports the families of children with cancer. The next season of auditions begins in February.

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Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

12/03/14

Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke Tuesday at Yale University about many ways women and girls are subjugated and discriminated against worldwide: slavery, genital mutilation, low wages.

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Peter Indorf Jewelers’ Holiday Gift: Storewide Sale Up to 60 Percent Off

12/02/14

Peter Indorf Jewelers’ Holiday Gift: Storewide Sale Up to 60 Percent Off

Gentlemen, this is your golden opportunity to acquire a glistening holiday gift of unparalleled beauty and integrity for you loved one—at a bargain price.

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Crèches of Italy Bring Holiday Glory to Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven

12/02/14

Crèches of Italy Bring Holiday Glory to Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven

Many arts-and-crafts folks can fashion a Christian Nativity set to reflect the reason for the season—some quite attractively, but it takes Neapolitans to elevate it to mind-blowing artistry and pass it down to families over centuries.

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New Preston Holiday Stroll Is Set in a Lovely Shopping-Rich Village

12/01/14

New Preston Holiday Stroll Is Set in a Lovely Shopping-Rich Village

When it comes to wonderful holiday events in Litchfield County, one of the best is the annual Winter Stroll in New Preston, a village of Washington, Conn.

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Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

12/01/14

Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

Branford Town Historian Jane Bouley has written a book entitled “The Civil War Soldiers of Branford, Connecticut”.

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