Windsor Locks Public School Leads Movement Away from Grades

12/07/15

Windsor Locks Public School Leads Movement Away from Grades

The school is one of a growing number in Connecticut moving to a mastery-based learning model where less emphasis is put on traditional grades.

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George Street Studio Celebrates 40 Years of Community Art

12/04/15

George Street Studio Celebrates 40 Years of Community Art

For four decades, potter Maishe Dickman has been the vital force behind a thriving community arts studio.

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Weekend Best Bets: Bethlehem Christmas Town Fest, Javier Colon, Flashdance & More

12/03/15

Weekend Best Bets: Bethlehem Christmas Town Fest, Javier Colon, Flashdance & More

December is here and that means the holiday season is in full swing.

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Five of Connecticut's Best Noodle Houses

12/02/15

Five of Connecticut's Best Noodle Houses

We love noodles—and there are some great spots in the state to enjoy them!

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Comic Lewis Black Rants and Screams at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Dec. 5

12/02/15

Comic Lewis Black Rants and Screams at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Dec. 5

Comedian and social critic Lewis Black will perform at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre on Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

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Donny and Marie Osmond Brings Classics and Holiday Cheer to Foxwoods

12/01/15

Donny and Marie Osmond Brings Classics and Holiday Cheer to Foxwoods

Donny and Marie Osmond will perform four shows at Foxwoods Resort Casino from Dec. 3-6.

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Connecticut Tries to Change Its Handling of Nonviolent Offenders

12/01/15

Connecticut Tries to Change Its Handling of Nonviolent Offenders

Connecticut’s prison population has decreased by nearly 20 percent since 2008 thanks in part to a bipartisan rethinking of how nonviolent crime is handled.

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11/25/15

Openings: Celebrity Bake Shop, Award Winning Coffeehouse & a Sleek Wine Bar Arrive in Connecticut

Our monthly bite-sized sampling of recent arrivals on the Connecticut dining scene.

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CT Bites: 16 CT Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving Dinner

11/25/15

CT Bites: 16 CT Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving Dinner

These CT restaurants are open on Thanksgiving and offering specials for the occasion.

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11/23/15

The 2015 Ultimate Gift List

Dozens of gifts for everyone on your list!

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