Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

10/02/14

Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

Due to the public position of its CEO on gay rights, the possible arrival of Chick-Fil-A in Connecticut has sparked controversy.

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

10/02/14

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

Round up of five great events in Connecticut this weekend; Oct. 3-5.

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Foxwoods Sets Stags' Leap Wine Dinner Oct. 23; Caymus Event Was Great

10/02/14

Foxwoods Sets Stags' Leap Wine Dinner Oct. 23; Caymus Event Was Great

Foxwoods just announced its latest wine dinner at its premier restaurant, Paragon, and this one on Oct. 23 will be centered on the outstanding wines of Stags' Leap Winery in Napa Valley, Calif.

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Gov. Malloy, Tom Foley Debate Jobs, Taxes in Connecticut Governor's Race Forum

10/01/14

Gov. Malloy, Tom Foley Debate Jobs, Taxes in Connecticut Governor's Race Forum

The big discrepancy in the amount of federal income taxes paid by the gubernatorial candidates left one of them wide open Tuesday when the moderator at their second debate asked if any taxes were too low.

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Mario Lopez of Stamford’s Gastro Bar Not From ‘Dancing With the Stars’

10/01/14

Mario Lopez of Stamford’s Gastro Bar Not From ‘Dancing With the Stars’

This Stamford restaurant and wine bar is so sleek and fun a visit will make you forget all about that other Mario Lopez.

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Connecticut Opposes Native American Tribes Law Change; 3 New Casinos?

10/01/14

Connecticut Opposes Native American Tribes Law Change; 3 New Casinos?

New proposed reforms in Washington, D.C., may be easing the standards for recognition of Native American tribes, opening the possibility for more casinos in Connecticut. But is that a good thing?

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6 Upcoming Connecticut Beer Fests You Don't Want to Miss

10/01/14

6 Upcoming Connecticut Beer Fests You Don't Want to Miss

Almost every weekend for the next month Connecticut has a major beer festival coming up.

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Community Plates Fights Food Insecurity with Generosity and Technology

09/30/14

Community Plates Fights Food Insecurity with Generosity and Technology

Community Plates, a technology-fueled, direct-transfer food rescue organization based in Fairfield County, is working to fight food insecurity in Connecticut and around the country.

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Democrats Claim Tom Foley's Use of Think Tank's Work Violates Election Laws

09/30/14

Democrats Claim Tom Foley's Use of Think Tank's Work Violates Election Laws

Democrats are claiming Tom Foley’s use of material researched by the Connecticut Policy Institute, which the candidate founded as a business entity, is a violation of state election laws.

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Rowland’s $52,000 Annual Pension Remains Intact Despite 2nd Conviction

09/30/14

Rowland’s $52,000 Annual Pension Remains Intact Despite 2nd Conviction

Former Gov. John G. Rowland will continue to collect his state pension, worth $52,000, despite facing 57 years in federal prison.

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