American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

10/28/14

American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

‘Tis the season for Guilford Art Center’s annual Artistry: American Crafts for the Holidays exhibition. Beginning on Nov. 1 and running through Jan. 4, 2015, hundreds of handmade crafts will be featured, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, ornaments, accessories, toys, specialty foods and more.

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Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

10/28/14

Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his fourth trip to Connecticut in six weeks Monday to stump for Republican Tom Foley, the GOP candidate trying to unseat Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

10/27/14

Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

Endless Jewelry, the newest collectible jewelry line by former Pandora executive Jesper Neilsen, will be sold exclusively at Simply Majestic in Mystic and be featured at a launch party at the Mystic Aquarium on Tuesday, October 28.

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Guides to Connecticut's Top Caterers; It’s Time for Holiday Planning

10/27/14

Guides to Connecticut's Top Caterers; It’s Time for Holiday Planning

Whether it's for the holidays or another type of special event, like a wedding, it's that time of year when everyone is looking for a great special occasion caterer.

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Explore Haunted Guilford, Drive Over 1,500 Bodies, on a Segway Tour

10/27/14

Explore Haunted Guilford, Drive Over 1,500 Bodies, on a Segway Tour

Rich Petrillo navigates his Segway effortlessly through the Guilford's historic neighborhoods, and this fall he is navigating it over 1,500 dead bodies.

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Secret Donors Give $1.2 Million to PAC Backing Foley for Connecticut Governor

10/27/14

Secret Donors Give $1.2 Million to PAC Backing Foley for Connecticut Governor

A “dark money” group, which keeps its donors secret, has put almost $1.2 million into Grow Connecticut, an independent expenditure political action committee helping to elect Republican Tom Foley as governor.

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Durham Brothers' Passion Is Helping Orphaned Children in Honduras

10/27/14

Durham Brothers' Passion Is Helping Orphaned Children in Honduras

When Charlie Proctor of Durham began his studies at Yale University a year ago, he didn’t have to look far for someone to take over Honduras Children’s Project, the organization he founded and led while attending high school at Hopkins.

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5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

10/24/14

5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

Connecticut's craft beer seen is booming. Here are five breweries you'll want to checkout for yourself.

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Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

10/24/14

Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

The vice president of the Liberian Community Association of Connecticut — who also is pastor of a New Haven parish — is concerned about stigma from the Ebola epidemic affecting Liberians in Connecticut.

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$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

10/24/14

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

Almost $1 million has poured into the state from advocates on both sides of the gun legislation issue, but what impact it will have on the gubernatorial election is up for debate.

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