Malloy Commits $186 Million to Jobs in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

09/09/14

Malloy Commits $186 Million to Jobs in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is putting a heavy emphasis on helping small and minority contractors, as well as training and hiring the unemployed as part of his urban agenda, while continuing the state’s tax credits and loans for businesses.

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New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

09/09/14

New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

TurningPointCT.org is a new website funded by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for young people who struggle with mental health and addiction.

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Esty Raps Greenberg for Using Sotoloff’s Death in Fundraising Email

09/09/14

Esty Raps Greenberg for Using Sotoloff’s Death in Fundraising Email

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is criticizing her Fifth District opponent, Litchfield Republican real estate developer Mark Greenberg, for referencing in a fundraising emall the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff ISIS militants.

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Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

09/08/14

Vote for Your Favorite Connecticut Architectural Treasure; Yale Whale, Goodspeed Opera House?

AIA Connecticut, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has added to the appeal of its People’s Choice Award program this year by creating a new category that should prove popular. It’s called Connecticut Treasures.

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Maritime Heritage Festival Includes Great New London Chowder Challenge

09/08/14

Maritime Heritage Festival Includes Great New London Chowder Challenge

The sailing ships of yesteryear return to New London Sept. 11 to 13 for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival, a celebration of the state’s storied seafaring history.

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New York Times Ranks Connecticut Counties; Tolland Best

09/05/14

New York Times Ranks Connecticut Counties; Tolland Best

The New York Times ranked 3,135 counties in the United States to figure out where there hardest places were to live. Connecticut counties rank within the top third, with Tolland County coming out on top.

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Modern Italian Cuisine Stars in Saybrook Point Inn 25th Anniversary Event

09/05/14

Modern Italian Cuisine Stars in Saybrook Point Inn 25th Anniversary Event

On Sept. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., there will be a special reception for the dual purpose of marking the inn’s milestone and supporting the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

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Blue State's New Seasonal Menu Is Gourmet Coffee House Food Perfection

09/04/14

Blue State's New Seasonal Menu Is Gourmet Coffee House Food Perfection

Blue State Coffee's recently revamped seasonal menu provides yet another reason to attend one of its three New Haven locations.

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'Little Heart Hero Day' Supports Children with Congenital Heart Defects

09/04/14

'Little Heart Hero Day' Supports Children with Congenital Heart Defects

"Little Heart Hero Day" will offer up fun and support for children with congenital heart defects and their families on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Elks Lodge in Branford.

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Joan Rivers Dies at 81; She Sold Her Connecticut Estate in 2013

09/04/14

Joan Rivers Dies at 81; She Sold Her Connecticut Estate in 2013

Comedian, author, businesswoman and host of "Fashion Police" TV show Joan Rivers has died at age 81

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