CL&P’s Proposed 59 Percent Fee Increase Slammed in Connecticut Hearing

08/28/14

CL&P’s Proposed 59 Percent Fee Increase Slammed in Connecticut Hearing

Politicians and ratepayers alike blasted a proposed rate increase by Connecticut Light & Power during a hearing Wednesday night before the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

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Malloy, Foley Debate Guns, Truthfulness and Disagree on Everything in Connecticut Governor’s Race

08/28/14

Malloy, Foley Debate Guns, Truthfulness and Disagree on Everything in Connecticut Governor’s Race

In their first debate of the campaign, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley tangled Wednesday over who was more truthful, revisited the controversies over Foley’s visit to Sprague and his ownership of the Bibb Company, as well the specifics of the gun bill adopted last year.

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 Dead Poets Society? No. It’s a (Successful) Connecticut Poets Society

08/27/14

Dead Poets Society? No. It’s a (Successful) Connecticut Poets Society

A few years ago Neil Silberblatt started a poetry series to provide a Connecticut venue for the art form. The new season will kick off on Sept. 7.

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Democrats Backing Malloy: Foley Selling ‘Soul to the Devil’ on Guns Issue

08/27/14

Democrats Backing Malloy: Foley Selling ‘Soul to the Devil’ on Guns Issue

Democratic mayors praised Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Tuesday for the comprehensive gun legislation that was passed in 2013 and worried that Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley would repeal it, with one leader accusing him of selling “his soul to the devil” to get votes.

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The Fireside Tavern at Sharpe Hill Vineyard in Pomfret Is ‘Wonderful’

08/27/14

The Fireside Tavern at Sharpe Hill Vineyard in Pomfret Is ‘Wonderful’

Fireside Tavern at Sharpe Hill Vineyard represents a journey to authentic excellence in Pomfret.

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Lyme Man Swims Coast of New England to Aid Children Battling Cancer

08/26/14

Lyme Man Swims Coast of New England to Aid Children Battling Cancer

With only about an hour left before completing his epic solo swim from New York to Canada earlier this month, Lyme resident Fred Brooke emerged from the bone-chilling, 50-degree northern Maine water ready to call it quits.

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'Sculpture Victorious' at Yale, Offering Never-Before-Seen Art, Opens Sept. 10

08/26/14

'Sculpture Victorious' at Yale, Offering Never-Before-Seen Art, Opens Sept. 10

Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901, opens at the Yale Center for British Art on Sept. 10 and runs through Nov. 30.

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Esty's First TV Ad Touts Service to a Veteran, GOP Calls It Deceptive

08/26/14

Esty's First TV Ad Touts Service to a Veteran, GOP Calls It Deceptive

The first campaign television ad of the year’s Fifth District contest hit the airwaves Tuesday morning, as incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s campaign debuted a 30-second spot focusing on her constituent service efforts.

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New Head Chef at ION, Middletown, Focuses on Fresh, Seasonal Vegetables

08/26/14

New Head Chef at ION, Middletown, Focuses on Fresh, Seasonal Vegetables

It's Only Natural Restaurnt (ION), a vegan restaurant in Middletown, welcomes a new chef who has a focus on fresh, seasonal vegetables.

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Ebola Drug Under Development by Connecticut Company

08/25/14

Ebola Drug Under Development by Connecticut Company

It's called a NanoViricide, a potential super drug developed in Connecticut that has already proven effective in animal testing against HIV and the flu. Now, scientists at the Shelton-based company that developed it believe it can take on Ebola.

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