William Gillette’s Long Lost Sherlock Holmes Film Rediscovered in Paris

10/10/14

William Gillette’s Long Lost Sherlock Holmes Film Rediscovered in Paris

The 1916 film starring William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes has long been viewed as one of the holy grails of lost silent films.

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Robert Couturier & 'Designing Paradises' Star at Privet House Event

10/10/14

Robert Couturier & 'Designing Paradises' Star at Privet House Event

Acclaimed interior designer Robert Couturier, who lives in rural northwest Connecticut, will be at one of the state's best shops for style and design this Saturday, Oct. 11, to sign copies of his new book, Designing Paradises.

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Guns and Liquor Are Hot Topics in Latest Connecticut Governor's Race Debate

10/10/14

Guns and Liquor Are Hot Topics in Latest Connecticut Governor's Race Debate

Guns and liquor provided the most spirited portion of the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate, as the candidates appeal for votes with Election Day less than a month away.

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Crowds Flock to Chick-Fil-A’s Connecticut Opening

10/09/14

Crowds Flock to Chick-Fil-A’s Connecticut Opening

The chicken has landed. America’s No. 1 chicken chain has officially arrived in Connecticut.

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President Obama to Visit Bridgeport on Wednesday

10/09/14

President Obama to Visit Bridgeport on Wednesday

The President is coming to town to help stump for Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Beer, Garlic & Chowder Fests, and More

10/09/14

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Beer, Garlic & Chowder Fests, and More

There’s lots happening this weekend in Connecticut, including Bethlehem’s Garlic Festival, Norwalk’s Chowdafest and a pop rock performance of “Jekyll & Hyde.”

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Connecticut Dance Students to Appear on CBS Show 'Madame Secretary'

10/09/14

Connecticut Dance Students to Appear on CBS Show 'Madame Secretary'

Seventeen teenage girls from northwest Connecticut traveled to New York City on Sept. 29 to take part in the filming of a segment of the hit CBS TV series “Madam Secretary.”

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Facebook Group Grows Into Organization to Support Cystic Fibrosis

10/08/14

Facebook Group Grows Into Organization to Support Cystic Fibrosis

A simple Facebook page to offer inspiration and support to an ailing friend has grown into the nonprofit organization OutRUN 38, which raises money for cystic fibrosis.

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Discover the 'Perfect Country Restaurant' in Northwest Connecticut

10/08/14

Discover the 'Perfect Country Restaurant' in Northwest Connecticut

Whether you’re traveling to Litchfield County this fall or you’re a local that enjoys a good cozy, at-home atmosphere and warm, hearty food, you will want to stop at Mamie’s Restaurant in Roxbury.

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New Quinnipiac Poll Shows Connecticut Governor's Race Now a Dead Heat

10/08/14

New Quinnipiac Poll Shows Connecticut Governor's Race Now a Dead Heat

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy overcomes a six-point lead by Tom Foley, the Republican challenger, leaving the race a 43 - 43 percent dead heat, with 9 percent for independent candidate Joe Visconti, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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