In Connecticut on Minimum Wage, Will Obama Recall Long-Ago Norfolk Visit With a Girlfriend?

03/05/14

In Connecticut on Minimum Wage, Will Obama Recall Long-Ago Norfolk Visit With a Girlfriend?

With President Barack Obama visiting Connecticut today to discuss efforts to increase the minimum wage nationally, we were reminded of a another, long-ago and much different connection between the president and the state, his visit to tiny rural Norfolk in Litchfield County three decades ago with his then-girlfriend.

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Finally Used to 860 Area Code? Get Ready for 959 Connecticut (And 475)

03/03/14

Finally Used to 860 Area Code? Get Ready for 959 Connecticut (And 475)

Ready for the state's new 959 area code, which will replace 860 for some? How about 475 instead of 203?

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Pieces Falling Into Place for a Middletown Riverfront Makeover

03/02/14

Pieces Falling Into Place for a Middletown Riverfront Makeover

"We’re one major step closer to the dream of a beautiful riverfront in Middletown.”

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Quinnipiac Finds Women's Sports Gender Equity to Cost More Than $5 Million Settlement

03/01/14

Quinnipiac Finds Women's Sports Gender Equity to Cost More Than $5 Million Settlement

Nearly one year after a consent decree over gender equity in women’s sports was approved, Quinnipiac University in Hamden is finding it will cost more than $5 million that was reached in settlement.

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Save the Children Moving From Westport to Fairfield; Jordan, Lebanon Are Current Focuses

02/28/14

Save the Children Moving From Westport to Fairfield; Jordan, Lebanon Are Current Focuses

The international relief agency Save the Children, whose headquarters have been in Westport for about 40 years, is in the final stages of a planned relocation to Fairfield, expected to be completed by June.

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