$60,000 a Year for Flood Insurance? Connecticut Shoreline Residents Avoid 'Surge'

03/24/14

$60,000 a Year for Flood Insurance? Connecticut Shoreline Residents Avoid 'Surge'

Nearly 1,100 homes in Milford and hundreds more in other Connecticut shoreline communities will be subject to increases of at least 18 percent a year in flood insurance rates, according to a law signed Friday by President Barack Obama.

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Lyme Disease Battle Goes on in Connecticut; Blumenthal Pushes Awareness

03/22/14

Lyme Disease Battle Goes on in Connecticut; Blumenthal Pushes Awareness

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal held the meeting to kickstart his 2014 awareness campaign about the importance of Lyme disease education and prevention.

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UConn Football, New Coach Bob Diaco, Eager to Improve

03/21/14

UConn Football, New Coach Bob Diaco, Eager to Improve

With a new head coach in place and spring practice underway—the annual Blue-White Game is April 12—UConn’s football program searches for the same success as the university’s other sports.

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Three Drive-In Theaters Keep Classic Summer Fun in Connecticut Alive Against the Odds

03/20/14

Three Drive-In Theaters Keep Classic Summer Fun in Connecticut Alive Against the Odds

The list of “dead” drive-ins in Connecticut to be mourned is long and littered with once-thriving landscapes. But take heart, this unique form of entertainment and lifestyle experience is not completely gone from the state.

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The Great Cheese Labeling War; Connecticut Farmers on the Front Lines

03/18/14

The Great Cheese Labeling War; Connecticut Farmers on the Front Lines

The United States and the European Union are fighting over who owns the names of popular cheeses like Muenster and Parmesan as part of a new fair trade agreement.

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