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Mystery Surrounds Enfield Time Capsule; Will Medical Examiner X-Ray It?

Mystery Surrounds Enfield Time Capsule; Will Medical Examiner X-Ray It?

The giant slab of concrete unearthed by accident at Enfield High School appears to be a time capsule but who buried it and when remains a mystery.

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Hillary Clinton Signs Copies of 'Hard Choices' in Madison; 1,000 Line Up

Hillary Clinton Signs Copies of 'Hard Choices' in Madison; 1,000 Line Up

R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison hosted a Hillary Clinton book-signing for her book “Hard Choices” July 19. At least 1,000 people got their copies signed.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
A Connecticut Company Wants to Change the Way People Eat Candy

A Connecticut Company Wants to Change the Way People Eat Candy

Torie & Howard makes all natural organic hard candy that's low in calories and far healthier than other options on the market.

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New Eli's Tavern in Milford Dazzles With Delicious Gastropub Delights

New Eli's Tavern in Milford Dazzles With Delicious Gastropub Delights

Eli's Tavern, the latest outpost in the mini Eli's empire, has a talented young chef turning out hearty, delicious and creative gastropub food.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Gun Control Advocates Protest Gov. Chris Christie’s Connecticut Visit

Gun Control Advocates Protest Gov. Chris Christie’s Connecticut Visit

About 180 people lined the road leading to the entrance of a private home in Greenwich, where Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey was campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

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Connecticut's Gubernatorial Race Will Be Influenced by Education, Teachers

Connecticut's Gubernatorial Race Will Be Influenced by Education, Teachers

Education—and the issues surrounding it—will play a big role in this year’s gubernatorial election.

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Arts & Entertainment

Star On The Web Rewards Talent at Quarterly Winners Show at The Reserve

Star On The Web Rewards Talent at Quarterly Winners Show at The Reserve

Three performers will be chosen at the Star On The Web Quarterly Winners Show on July 21 at The Reserve in Meriden.

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Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport: John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, Ziggy Marley and More

Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport: John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, Ziggy Marley and More

Gathering of the Vibes, the family friendly music festival, returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park July 31 to Aug. 3.

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Style & Shopping

Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

Stylish Support for Anti-Bullying Efforts, Salvation Army in Norwich Area

Bows and Things Boutique, a New London-based home business, will support the anti-bullying organization Bully Busters and the Salvation Army in Norwich with two events in August.

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IKEA Celebrates 10 Years in New Haven With Giveaways this Weekend

IKEA Celebrates 10 Years in New Haven With Giveaways this Weekend

IKEA's store in New Haven is celebrating their 10th anniversary this weekend with giveaways, contests and discounts.

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Health & Wellness

CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

Farmington's LambdaVision is working to help those afflicted by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa.

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Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

Beauty Expo With Oprah-Style Star Power to Empower Connecticut Women

The Empowering Through Beauty Expo on July 26 aims to give women transitioning back into the workforce the confidence to do so through makeovers and education.

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History

Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

A Wallace Stevens biographer had hoped to close on the poet's Hartford house this Friday and open a museum, but that plan fell apart Wednesday.

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Ghost Tours at Mark Twain House in Hartford; Will Lady in White Appear?

Ghost Tours at Mark Twain House in Hartford; Will Lady in White Appear?

Samuel Clemens may not have believed in ghosts himself, but that may not have stopped his former house from being a home to them.

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Education

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

Like most American children of the 1950s, William Foster III, liked comic books. They were cheap, they were readily available from any drug store or newsstand in his native Philadelphia, and they were—well, exciting and fun. He liked the plots, he liked the characters—but then it dawned on him: he never saw a face like his own.

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Emily Briere of Connecticut is literally shooting for the stars with a Time Capsule to Mars plan that has NASA on board.

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Gifts of the Animals

Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Each week, the museum's very own Didi McKay, author of Gifts of the Animals, will explore animals and cultures highlighted in her book, followed by special activities.

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Schooner Cruises on the Connecticut River

Jul 23, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

  Schooner Mary E River Cruises There’s no better way to experience the wonders and natural beauty of the Connecticut! Climb aboard the Schooner Mary E for an afternoon or sunset cruise beginning Memorial Day weekend through October. Enjoy views of River wildlife and landmarks while gliding through the cool, peaceful waters of the Connecticut. Help hoist a sail or...

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Youth Drawing 101

Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday.

Students hone their drawing skills while learning about the history and practice of art in an informal, social setting. Join Museum educator Celina Marquis as she introduces concepts through gallery chats and interactive projects. Working in the Museum's creative space students will be surrounded by art as they work on projects at their own pace and recieve individualized instruction. At...

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Grill N Chill: Rickie Miller and Tony Dioguardi

Jul 23, 2014

Jazz, and R&B with special guest Jay Rowe. Summer music series featuring great talent and delicious Kosher BBQ. Activities for children.

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Inside the Pardee-Morris House

Jul 23, 2014

Inside the Pardee-Morris House: Conservation Planning for a Historic Landmark Please join The New Haven Preservation Trust, New Haven Museum, and Preservation Architect Sara Nelson, AIA of Nelson Edwards Company Architects, LLC for a behind-the-scenes look at the preservation of this historic 18th-century house. This talk focuses on recent preservation efforts, including an exhaustive...

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Plān 'E(ə)r: 
A Group Exhibition

Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 4, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

  Reynolds Fine Art is pleased present Plān 'E(ə)r:
A Group Exhibition featuring the artwork of  Leif Nilsson, Emily Buchanan, Brian Neher,Timothy Horn, Karen Weihs, Kathryn McMahon,Terry Delapp, Eileen Eder, Margaret Dean, and Kevin Macpherson.

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Twilight Concert Series

Jul 23, 2014

Join the New Haven Museum for its third annual Twilight Concert Series, an outdoor concert series at the Pardee-Morris House. Enjoy music from Cricket Tell the Weather, an indie string band featuring bluegrass-inspired original music. Rain date is July 27. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

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Jon Tsoi and Marija Pavlovka

Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

We hatched them. We let them loose. And now, they're back. From Paris and NYC, Tsoi and Pavlovska are bringing their new work to the gallery in a duo-exhibition. Tsoi, a Chinese artist, uses a blindfold to create his mixed media work. Pavlovska, originally from Macedonia, just completed a residency in Paris, and will be exhibiting a new collection of works that build upon her original...

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Beginner's Genealogy

Jul 23, 2014

Do you know where your family is from? Have you watched the TV series "Who Do You Think You Are" or "Finding Your Roots"? Want to learn some of the basics of doing family historical research? Join us when Heather Young from the library staff will present an informational session on getting started in tracing your family tree. The event is free and open to the public...

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Multicultural Stories From Around Your World Presented by Professional Storyteller Joyce Marie Rayno

Jul 23, 2014

Storyteller, Joyce Marie Rayno will delight an audience of all ages with multicultural stories and folktales that represent the many cultures and ethnic groups in the Greater New Haven area!     Rayno, who is a member of the National Association of Storytellers, has been telling stories to "children of all ages," from ages 1 to 101 for many years.   ...

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