Governor Malloy and Tenet Back in Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal

01/13/15

Governor Malloy and Tenet Back in Talks on Connecticut Hospitals Deal

The Texas-based hospital chain has not resubmitted its Connecticut applications but company representatives are talking with the governor’s office, which is the first step, say proponents of the Tenet hospital mergers.

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Manolo Blahnik of Connecticut Dining, Arethusa, Plans New Breakfast, Lunch Destination

01/13/15

Manolo Blahnik of Connecticut Dining, Arethusa, Plans New Breakfast, Lunch Destination

Arethusa Farm's owners plan a new breakfast spot with real Italian-style espresso and cappuccino, a pit stop for on-the-go food, and a lunch destination with wine.

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Plainfield Rocked by Yet Another Earthquake Thursday; East Haddam Site of State’s Biggest Quake

01/13/15

Plainfield Rocked by Yet Another Earthquake Thursday; East Haddam Site of State’s Biggest Quake

In the past week the town has had multiple earthquakes. Tremors have been felt in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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Delicious Taste of Ridgefield Is Jan. 25 With 30-Plus Participants

01/13/15

Delicious Taste of Ridgefield Is Jan. 25 With 30-Plus Participants

The annual Taste of Ridgefield is right around the corner on Jan. 25, and the time to get tickets is now.

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Families of Children Killed at Sandy Hook Suing Newtown, School Board

01/13/15

Families of Children Killed at Sandy Hook Suing Newtown, School Board

Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren’t adequate.

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Peabody Museum at Yale Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Special Events

01/12/15

Peabody Museum at Yale Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Special Events

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day each year, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven hosts a two-day, family-friendly event.

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Connecticut Has One of Nation's Highest Suicide Rates, Seeing Deaths on Rise

01/11/15

Connecticut Has One of Nation's Highest Suicide Rates, Seeing Deaths on Rise

Death by suicide has been on the rise in Connecticut — nearly one a day — with experts pointing to the ease of acquiring deadly opioids such as heroin and the stresses of middle age.

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8 Don’t-Miss Connecticut Beer Events: Beer’d & Allagash Dinners …

01/09/15

8 Don’t-Miss Connecticut Beer Events: Beer’d & Allagash Dinners …

We take a closer look at the month’s most intriguing beer dinners, tap takeovers, festivals and beer gatherings.

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Best Fireside Dining to Warm Up Cold Connecticut Nights: 16 ‘Hotspots’

01/08/15

Best Fireside Dining to Warm Up Cold Connecticut Nights: 16 ‘Hotspots’

February is one of the most forbidding months. Heat it up by dining at Connecticut's best restaurants with crackling fires.

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 5 Connecticut Best Bets This Weekend: Steampunk Cabaret, ‘Pippin’ ‘Pitbull of Comedy’ …

01/08/15

5 Connecticut Best Bets This Weekend: Steampunk Cabaret, ‘Pippin’ ‘Pitbull of Comedy’ …

From classic rock concerts to musicals, to a steampunk cabaret, there’s lot to do, see and hear this weekend in Connecticut.

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