5 Best Connecticut Things to Do This Weekend: Holiday Lights, Chocolate, Gingerbread …

12/03/14

5 Best Connecticut Things to Do This Weekend: Holiday Lights, Chocolate, Gingerbread …

Here's our list of the five best things (or a few more) to do this weekend from Christmas lights to antiques.

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Can U Sing USA Discovers Talent and Supports Children with Cancer

12/03/14

Can U Sing USA Discovers Talent and Supports Children with Cancer

Can U Sing USA gives local talent their big break and donates net proceeds to Circle of Care, a Connecticut-based organization that supports the families of children with cancer. The next season of auditions begins in February.

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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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Peter Indorf Jewelers’ Holiday Gift: Storewide Sale Up to 60 Percent Off

12/02/14

Peter Indorf Jewelers’ Holiday Gift: Storewide Sale Up to 60 Percent Off

Gentlemen, this is your golden opportunity to acquire a glistening holiday gift of unparalleled beauty and integrity for you loved one—at a bargain price.

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Crèches of Italy Bring Holiday Glory to Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven

12/02/14

Crèches of Italy Bring Holiday Glory to Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven

Many arts-and-crafts folks can fashion a Christian Nativity set to reflect the reason for the season—some quite attractively, but it takes Neapolitans to elevate it to mind-blowing artistry and pass it down to families over centuries.

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New Preston Holiday Stroll Is Set in a Lovely Shopping-Rich Village

12/01/14

New Preston Holiday Stroll Is Set in a Lovely Shopping-Rich Village

When it comes to wonderful holiday events in Litchfield County, one of the best is the annual Winter Stroll in New Preston, a village of Washington, Conn.

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Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

12/01/14

Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

Branford Town Historian Jane Bouley has written a book entitled “The Civil War Soldiers of Branford, Connecticut”.

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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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Claw Back Summer at the Lobster Post in Fairfield

12/01/14

Claw Back Summer at the Lobster Post in Fairfield

Two words: Lobster Fries.

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CT Native and Winner of 'The Voice' Javier Colon Returns for Bridgeport Concert

12/01/14

CT Native and Winner of 'The Voice' Javier Colon Returns for Bridgeport Concert

The Connecticut native comes home for a special show on Dec. 12.

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