Great Places to Work 2014

10/16/14

Great Places to Work 2014

Here are 17 companies across Connecticut that provide more than just a paycheck to employees.

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

10/16/14

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration for the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate women who have pushed boundaries in the areas of design and innovation. The ceremony will take place on October 29 in Hartford.

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Milford Ghost Walk Turns Scary When the Warrens, Devil Mentioned

10/16/14

Milford Ghost Walk Turns Scary When the Warrens, Devil Mentioned

Cynthia Wolfe Boynton intended her Spirits of Milford Ghost Walk to be entertaining and historical, but on the first time out Saturday, something chilling happened in front of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on River Street when Boynton talked about paranormal investigators Lorraine and the late Ed Warren.

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Dog Whisperer, Haunted Happenings

10/16/14

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Dog Whisperer, Haunted Happenings

Roundup of five great events in Connecticut this weekend; Oct. 17-19.

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Yale Student Tests Negative for Ebola; CDC Confirmation Awaited

10/16/14

Yale Student Tests Negative for Ebola; CDC Confirmation Awaited

Editor's update: Yale has announced that the grad student tested negative for Ebola, and says CDC confirmation is being sought as part of an "overabundance of caution." “We have received preliminary notification that the patient admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital late last night has tested negative for Ebola,” said Dr. Thomas Balcezak, the hospital’s chief medical officer, in a statement Thursday afternoon, according to the New Haven Register. “Due to an overabundance of caution, before we fully rule it out, we will wait for the CDC official confirmation of the test result. In the meantime we will continue to monitor the patient using all appropriate protocols and precautions in order to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and...

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16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

10/15/14

16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

Born 16(!) weeks early, Graig and Zoe Uzarski have faced serious medical challenges to just survive.

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Chef Annie Wayte's White Hart Revival in Salisbury; Pub Menu Now, Destination Status Coming

10/15/14

Chef Annie Wayte's White Hart Revival in Salisbury; Pub Menu Now, Destination Status Coming

With “active partner” Conley Rollins and several other investors, chef Annie Wayte did indeed give Salisbury its famous inn back.

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Ted Kennedy Jr. Accused of Funneling Money Into State Senate Race Via Connecticut Democrats

10/15/14

Ted Kennedy Jr. Accused of Funneling Money Into State Senate Race Via Connecticut Democrats

State Senate candidate Bruce Wilson Jr. accused his opponent Ted Kennedy Jr. of funneling money into his campaign at Tuesday’s debate — an accusation Kennedy said is “without merit.”

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Yale-New Haven Hopsital Practices to Be Ready for a Case of Ebola

10/15/14

Yale-New Haven Hopsital Practices to Be Ready for a Case of Ebola

If a patient arriving at Yale-New Haven Hospital was suspected of having Ebola or another highly contagious disease, hospital staff immediately would put a stepped-up emergency plan into action.

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Oktoberfest a Perfect Time to Discover a Burger Paradise: Engine Room in Mystic

10/14/14

Oktoberfest a Perfect Time to Discover a Burger Paradise: Engine Room in Mystic

The perfect time to discover Mystic’s relatively new hotspot for craft beer, burgers, bourbon (and other great food) is this coming weekend during its Oktoberfest, which will feature a beer tent, authentic German beer and food, and live music.

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