Iconic White House Christmas Card Created by Litchfield Hills Artist

12/10/14

Iconic White House Christmas Card Created by Litchfield Hills Artist

Cornwall-based artist Emily Buchanan was commissioned to create the 2014 White House Christmas card.

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Magazine’s Snowman Cover Model Being Auctioned to Aid Toys for Tots

12/08/14

Magazine’s Snowman Cover Model Being Auctioned to Aid Toys for Tots

Artist Holly Bollinger is auctioning her felted snowman ornament, which appears on the cover of the Connecticut Magazine December issue, to support Toys for Tots.

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Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

12/06/14

Yale Students Stage 'Die-In' to Protest Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

A "die-in” led by students of Yale Law School, was a protest of police killings of black men, including the recent grand jury decisions not to indict officers in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York.

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Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

12/03/14

Jimmy Carter at Yale: Colleges Want to Hide Scope of Sexual Assaults Problem

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke Tuesday at Yale University about many ways women and girls are subjugated and discriminated against worldwide: slavery, genital mutilation, low wages.

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Seymour Parade Sunday Remembers Town's Beloved Nina Poeta

12/01/14

Seymour Parade Sunday Remembers Town's Beloved Nina Poeta

Nina Poeta was smiling down on Seymour Sunday as the town dedicated its annual Christmas parade to the teen who died Nov. 1 of cancer.

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