Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

04/14/14

Ruuthai’s Kitchen: New Thai Place in Bridgeport Worth the Trip

Word’s out. There’s a new Thai place in Bridgeport worth traveling for. Ruuthai is a little family-run restaurant making authentic Thai dishes.

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UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

04/14/14

UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

After years of languishing on UConn's Depot Campus, the Ballard Institute of Museum of Puppetry now finds itself at the heart of Storrs Center.

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Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

04/13/14

Day Care Costs Connecticut Families More Than Public College Tuition

According to a report cited in a Washington Post story, it costs $3,343 a year more for day care than for public college tuition in Connecticut.

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John Rowland pleads not guilty to illegal campaign schemes

04/11/14

John Rowland pleads not guilty to illegal campaign schemes

The drumbeat of allegations against felon and former Gov. John G. Rowland came to a crescendo Friday as Rowland made his first appearance in federal court to answer a series of federal campaign law violations that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

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Fine Art & Flowers, Luxe Dining, Fashion in Wadsworth Atheneum Gala Weekend

04/11/14

Fine Art & Flowers, Luxe Dining, Fashion in Wadsworth Atheneum Gala Weekend

The 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers fundraising event will include a floral arranging class and farm-to-table dinner, April 25-27.

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A Burgers, Clams, Frozen Custard Connecticut Adventure; Ferry Ride and Antiques Too

04/11/14

A Burgers, Clams, Frozen Custard Connecticut Adventure; Ferry Ride and Antiques Too

With spring finally, truly here, it's time to hit the road in Connecticut. Here's one suggestion that includes 'roadfood' burgers and frozen custards, a ferry ride and more.

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Beware Wolfdogs in Connecticut? Mysterious Canines Roam Ledyard Area

04/11/14

Beware Wolfdogs in Connecticut? Mysterious Canines Roam Ledyard Area

There have been sporadic reports of snow-white canines with pointy ears roaming the Long Pond area in North Stonington and Ledyard in packs of up to seven. Recently things turned deadly.

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Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

04/11/14

Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

“I want people to read it, see that there’s hope. Nobody could tell us what things would look like in five or 10 years, we didn’t know anyone like this. I want people to know that they’re not alone, and that there is hope,” Steven Yates said.

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Arianna Huffington, Who Wants Us to Disconnect, Coming to New Haven for Read to Grow

04/11/14

Arianna Huffington, Who Wants Us to Disconnect, Coming to New Haven for Read to Grow

Arianna Huffington, powerhouse chairwoman and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, who will appear as guest speaker at a Read to Grow benefit luncheon in New Haven on April 15, wants people to disengage from technology, sleep more and, in general, chill out.

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Jeb Bush Calls for Republicans to Embrace Immigration Reform

04/10/14

Jeb Bush Calls for Republicans to Embrace Immigration Reform

Revising typical Republican policies on issues, such as immigration, that have alienated voters in the past, should now be seen as opportunity to make the party “young, dynamic, vibrant and emerging again,” and to move the country’s economy forward, former Florida Governor and possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush told hundreds of Connecticut Republicans Thursday night. “If we want to be young and dynamic again, we need to be young and dynamic again. And that means we should consider immigration reform not as a problem but as a huge opportunity,” Bush said, speaking to the economic growth opportunities immigration reform could provide. Bush acknowledged the buzz his recent comments on immigration reform had created, when he suggested...

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