Tom Foley's Schools Plan Fails, Malloy, Democrats Say

09/26/14

Tom Foley's Schools Plan Fails, Malloy, Democrats Say

Republican gubernatorial contender Tom Foley's schools plan comes under fire from Gov. Dannel Malloy and Democrats.

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Connecticut Company is the Amazon.com of Jewish Food

09/25/14

Connecticut Company is the Amazon.com of Jewish Food

Norwalk based company, Challah Connection, distributes bagels, lux, challah, rugelach and more throughout the country, especially this time of year around Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

09/25/14

The 5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Durham Fair, Greenwich Food & Wine …

It’s safe to say the things we highlight here—purposefully including different types of events in different parts of Connecticut—are all great options for enjoyment and discovery.

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Tom Foley Wants to Cap Connecticut's Car Tax to Ease Pain Where It's Punitive

09/25/14

Tom Foley Wants to Cap Connecticut's Car Tax to Ease Pain Where It's Punitive

Tom Foley wants to cap the tax rate for automobiles to 30 mills with the state covering the revenue gap it would mean for municipalities.

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 Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

09/24/14

Cheshire Factory to Become Arts Destination With Galleries, Music, Dining and More

Three Cheshire natives have banded together as the nonprofit Ball & Socket Arts, Inc. to transform the former Ball & Socket Manufacturing Co. factory into an arts destination with galleries, educational spaces, artists' lofts, a concert space and more.

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Vintage and Funky Style at New Rising Sun Boutique in Litchfield

09/24/14

Vintage and Funky Style at New Rising Sun Boutique in Litchfield

Walking into Rising Sun Boutique is like cracking open a treasure chest.

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Eating Our Way Through Foxwoods Casino’s Best Restaurants (Again)

09/23/14

Eating Our Way Through Foxwoods Casino’s Best Restaurants (Again)

We recently sampled food from four of Foxwoods Resort Casino's best restaurants. Here's the deliciousness we found.

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Connecticut Guy Flat Stanley (Friends With Meryl Streep, Obama) Is 50

09/23/14

Connecticut Guy Flat Stanley (Friends With Meryl Streep, Obama) Is 50

Flat Stanley, the diminutive and unlikely world-traveling hero, has gone to the Oscars with Meryl Streep and has hung out with President Barack Obama, just to name two of his famous associations.

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Connecticut Man Faces ‘Swatting’ Charges; Fake Crises but 911 Responses

09/22/14

Connecticut Man Faces ‘Swatting’ Charges; Fake Crises but 911 Responses

They met online and allegedly called in multiple threats in Connecticut and elsewhere. They used Skype and they thought their calls were untraceable.

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Immigration in Connecticut

09/22/14

Immigration in Connecticut

Like the U.S. itself, Connecticut is built upon a proud history of immigration. There are many personal stories to share as well as public issues to discuss.

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