New Bunny Williams Rugs for Dash & Albert: Beautiful Style That's Practical Too

03/31/14

New Bunny Williams Rugs for Dash & Albert: Beautiful Style That's Practical Too

Interior design experts and homeowners alike greeted the new Bunny Williams collaboration with Annie Selke’s Dash & Albert Rug Company and Pine Cone Hill with the type of anticipatory fanfare usually reserved for the latest spring fashion shows or a blockbuster movie from Steven Spielberg.

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Owner of The Whelk and Le Farm Opening Asian Restaurant in Westport

03/31/14

Owner of The Whelk and Le Farm Opening Asian Restaurant in Westport

If there is any cuisine that is not represented well in Fairfield County, it is Asian, but all of that is about to change.

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Ukrainian Parish in New Haven Gets an Update from Blumenthal

03/31/14

Ukrainian Parish in New Haven Gets an Update from Blumenthal

Members of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church gathered Sunday to hear updates on Ukraine’s future from U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who was following up on a memorial service held last month for those killed in recent turmoil. Myron Melnyk, director of the Ukrainian Studies School at St. Michael’s on George Street, spoke on behalf of the church community. “We welcome all diplomatic efforts. We support Obama’s statement that the Ukrainian people should keep their independence. But, we’re also concerned the Ukrainian government is not involved with these diplomatic efforts,” Melnyk said. On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris to discuss ongoing issues in Ukraine....

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Bear of a Topical Topic, Russia and Putin, Tackled Via Connecticut

03/29/14

Bear of a Topical Topic, Russia and Putin, Tackled Via Connecticut

"Two decades after the collapse of Soviet Russia, Americans are still mystified by Russian behavior."

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Litchfield Caught Colonial Revival Fever Like No Other Town; Exhibit Explores Results

03/29/14

Litchfield Caught Colonial Revival Fever Like No Other Town; Exhibit Explores Results

“The Lure of the Litchfield Hills,” to open April 12, will look at what was behind the Colonial Revival movement, how the residents of Litchfield embraced their ancestral past, and how the community came to look the way it does today.

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Governor Malloy Is Running for Re-Election

03/28/14

Governor Malloy Is Running for Re-Election

Incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will run for a second term, he announced Friday.  It was widely expected the Democratic governor would run for re-election, though he had remained mum on any future plans. Malloy previously told reporters he likely wouldn't make an announcement about his decision to run until after the end of the current legislative session in May. Malloy's campaign Twitter account, which had remained private until today's announcement, now features a logo saying "I'm in." "Dan Malloy has focused on strengthening Connecticut’s future. We’ve given small businesses the help they need to grow and create good jobs, balanced the budget and reduced the state’s long-term debt by billions, and made Connecticut...

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How Sweet It Is: UConn Maple Syrup Shack to Host Open House

03/28/14

How Sweet It Is: UConn Maple Syrup Shack to Host Open House

UConn students have discovered something sweeter than a love shack—and way more sappy.

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Chef's Table Wine Dinners at Foxwoods' Al Dente Restaurant a Sure Bet

03/27/14

Chef's Table Wine Dinners at Foxwoods' Al Dente Restaurant a Sure Bet

Who says there’s no sure bet at a casino, that the odds are always stacked in favor of the house? In at least once instance, the guests always win—with a jackpot of big, beautiful flavors that come at a fairly modest cost—at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.

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After Battling Cancer, Madison Girl Helps Dreams of Others Come True

03/27/14

After Battling Cancer, Madison Girl Helps Dreams of Others Come True

After her own battle with cancer, Sierra Preveza is determined to help other children and has created her own nonprofit, Childhood Cancer Kids, with the help of her mother and sister.

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UConn vs. Iowa State in NCAA Sweet 16: CPTV Film on UConn History a Nice Warm-Up

03/27/14

UConn vs. Iowa State in NCAA Sweet 16: CPTV Film on UConn History a Nice Warm-Up

The UConn men's basketball team plays in the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 Friday. Tonight, CPTV is showing "UConn Men's Basketball: An Illustrated History."

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