Governor Malloy and Tenet End Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal--Again

02/04/15

Governor Malloy and Tenet End Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal--Again

The Texas-based hospital chain has not resubmitted its Connecticut applications but company representatives are talking with the governor’s office, which is the first step, say proponents of the Tenet hospital mergers.

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Tap Takeover: Why Connecticut Craft Beer Will Continue Its Ascension

02/04/15

Tap Takeover: Why Connecticut Craft Beer Will Continue Its Ascension

Breweries in Connecticut are taking on Big Beer and winning, we explain how in this in-depth look at the burgeoning industry.

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New Harvest Wine Bar Adds Deliciousness to New Haven Dining Scene

02/03/15

New Harvest Wine Bar Adds Deliciousness to New Haven Dining Scene

Harvest, the fifth restaurant by the JS Restaurant Group, is further diversifying the downtown New Haven restaurant scene with its brand of farm-fresh food.

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Connecticut Woman Saves Life of Friend 415 Miles Away in Pennsylvania

02/03/15

Connecticut Woman Saves Life of Friend 415 Miles Away in Pennsylvania

When Marie Biel, 79, fell in the bathtub at her home in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 29, she says it was just like that classic commercial: “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”

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Large Neon Works by Peter Halley on Display at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

02/02/15

Large Neon Works by Peter Halley on Display at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

'Peter Halley: Big Paintings' opens at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme February 6. The artist will participate in a discussion at the museum on February 8.

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See Majestic Eagles on Connecticut River Winter Cruises Feb. 7 to March 15

02/02/15

See Majestic Eagles on Connecticut River Winter Cruises Feb. 7 to March 15

One of the biggest thrills of the winter season is the return of migrating eagles to the region around the lower Connecticut River.

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Why Pepe's Pizza Is the Best and Why, at 90, It's Expanding to Boston

01/30/15

Why Pepe's Pizza Is the Best and Why, at 90, It's Expanding to Boston

As a companion to our best Connecticut pizza feature coming in the March magazine, in which Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana—simply Pepe’s to the faithful—falls into our “Legends” category, this story is about its 90th anniversary and the growth that has spawned six satellites of the original New Haven pizzeria, with a seventh set to open later this year in metro Boston. But who’s willing to read about any of that without first being served what matters most—a big slice of information about the thin-crust, coal fired oven charred pies that have been named the #1 pizzas in America by The Daily Meal, among the 13 most influential pizzas of all time by TIME magazine, among the 50 best things to eat in the world by The Guardian, and the best pizza...

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Connecticut Police Have $12.9 Million Worth of Military Equipment

01/29/15

Connecticut Police Have $12.9 Million Worth of Military Equipment

Proponents say the controversial Pentagon program of providing local police with military equipment is an inexpensive way to obtain potentially life saving equipment, but critics are not so sure.

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5 Best Things to Do This Weekend: Chocolate Expo, Snowshoes & Wine …

01/29/15

5 Best Things to Do This Weekend: Chocolate Expo, Snowshoes & Wine …

The five best things to do this weekend include 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at the Shubert Theatre, snowshoeing through the Connecticut countryside and the opening of an arts festival at Hygienic Art 36.

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Driving During Connecticut's Blizzard Travel Ban Cost 71 a $92 Ticket

01/29/15

Driving During Connecticut's Blizzard Travel Ban Cost 71 a $92 Ticket

For many who decided to drive on a state highway after the travel ban was put into effect this week, there were consequences.

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