Spy Games: The History of Espionage in Connecticut

05/18/15

Spy Games: The History of Espionage in Connecticut

A look at a few of the famous—and infamous—cases of spying in Connecticut history, from Nathan Hale to secret satellite programs.

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Gov. Optimistic About State’s Draw at Tourism Conference

05/15/15

Gov. Optimistic About State’s Draw at Tourism Conference

Despite a looming budget battle over state funding for tourism, optimism was the theme of the day earlier this week at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism.

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The Parisot Boy: Details Behind Teen's 2008 Death in Wilton Finally Emerge

05/15/15

The Parisot Boy: Details Behind Teen's 2008 Death in Wilton Finally Emerge

Seven years after a tragic death and the end of a long court process, questions still linger.

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'Connecticut Patriot Act' Challenged by State Senate; Debate Mirrors National Patriot Act Concerns

05/15/15

'Connecticut Patriot Act' Challenged by State Senate; Debate Mirrors National Patriot Act Concerns

A bill that would require law enforcement to obtain warrants in order to gather information such as texts, Facebook messages and geo-locational data from cell phone providers has passed in the state Senate.

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Off the Beaten Path: Impressionism at Bush-Holley House in Greenwich

05/14/15

Off the Beaten Path: Impressionism at Bush-Holley House in Greenwich

A great place to start a visit to Greenwich is the Bush-Holley Historic Site in Cos Cob, whose most famous occasional resident was American Impressionist Childe Hassam.

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Connecticut's Own Nick Fradiani Wins 'American Idol'

05/14/15

Connecticut's Own Nick Fradiani Wins 'American Idol'

Local singer/songwriter Nick Fradiani has done it. He won 'American Idol'.

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Weekend Best Bets: 'Matilda The Musical', Mystic Food Trucks, Coney Island & Copland ...

05/13/15

Weekend Best Bets: 'Matilda The Musical', Mystic Food Trucks, Coney Island & Copland ...

There are lots of great things to do this weekend, including a winning family musical, a premier Connecticut gardening event and lots more, like a gathering of food trucks in scenic Mystic.

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Two Connecticut Hospitals Put Fresh Food at Forefront of Wellness Initiatives

05/12/15

Two Connecticut Hospitals Put Fresh Food at Forefront of Wellness Initiatives

Griffin Hospital in Derby and New Milford Hospital completely revitalized their food programs, tossing out the fryers and bringing in the fresh produce, in an effort to improve health and wellness through nutrition.

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Six Must-Try Connecticut Beers for American Craft Beer Week

05/12/15

Six Must-Try Connecticut Beers for American Craft Beer Week

In honor of American Craft Beer Week we’ve compiled a six-pack’s worth of Connecticut craft beers that we recommend seeking out.

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T.C. Boyle’s Latest Award: A Short (True) Story Set in Connecticut

05/11/15

T.C. Boyle’s Latest Award: A Short (True) Story Set in Connecticut

T.C. Boyle has won the 2014 Rea Award for the Short Story, announced in late April, which comes with a $30,000 prize.

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