When Obamas Come for Campaign Events, Connecticut Taxpayers Pay Security Tab

11/12/14

When Obamas Come for Campaign Events, Connecticut Taxpayers Pay Security Tab

The days leading up to the Nov. 4 election brought a parade of political heavyweights to the state, including the president and first lady, but as Democrats sought to get out the vote, some municipalities questioned who has to foot the bill for security.

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Greenwich Restaurant Week Nov. 13 to 19 Looks Super Yummy

11/12/14

Greenwich Restaurant Week Nov. 13 to 19 Looks Super Yummy

Greenwich Restaurant Week runs from Nov. 13 to 19 and promises to be one of the most luxe and delicious promotions in Connecticut.

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Beer Making to Begin Soon at Branford’s New Stony Creek Brewery

11/11/14

Beer Making to Begin Soon at Branford’s New Stony Creek Brewery

Stony Creek Brewery won’t open until early 2015 but it could start brewing beer as soon as January at its impressive space on the Branford River.

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Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

11/11/14

Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

In 1945 Vahan Hovey and his battalion walked into an enemy ambush. Almost 70 years later he’s being recognized for his actions that day.

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‘Baby Sleep Whisperer’ Has Secrets to Help Parents Love the Dark Again

11/11/14

‘Baby Sleep Whisperer’ Has Secrets to Help Parents Love the Dark Again

The Baby Sleep Whisperer, Ingrid Prueher, offers advice to tired parents around the country on getting restless babies to bed from her business based in Westport.

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Homeless Veterans: Words Are Wound Connecticut Works to Heal

11/11/14

Homeless Veterans: Words Are Wound Connecticut Works to Heal

Having served their country in the armed services, many veterans have not been well-served by their country, with homelessness a major problem since the Vietnam War ended.

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A Shop Like a Mini Barneys or Bergdorf in the Connecticut Countryside

11/10/14

A Shop Like a Mini Barneys or Bergdorf in the Connecticut Countryside

For nearly two decades Abdo Ballester has been the visionary force behind the “gift shop” at a boutique luxury hotel in the Connecticut countryside that’s favored by such influential folks as Bill and Hillary Clinton.

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21 Percent Off to Celebrate a Top Connecticut Restaurant's Anniversary, Good News Café

11/10/14

21 Percent Off to Celebrate a Top Connecticut Restaurant's Anniversary, Good News Café

To celebrate its anniversary Wednesday,Good News Café is giving guests 21 percent off their bills.

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Connecticut Firefighter With ALS Gives Birth to Baby Girl

11/10/14

Connecticut Firefighter With ALS Gives Birth to Baby Girl

At 7:47 a.m., Nov. 4, Amanda and Chris Bernier welcomed a healthy baby girl, Arabella Grace, into their family at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Mohegan Sun Casino Open to Expanding Gaming in Connecticut; Lawmaker Reached Out

11/09/14

Mohegan Sun Casino Open to Expanding Gaming in Connecticut; Lawmaker Reached Out

The chairman of the tribal management board that oversees the Mohegan Sun Casino in Montville says he welcomes an overture made by the Deputy Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives about expanding casino gaming operations in Connecticut.

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