'Little Heart Hero Day' Supports Children with Congenital Heart Defects

09/04/14

'Little Heart Hero Day' Supports Children with Congenital Heart Defects

"Little Heart Hero Day" will offer up fun and support for children with congenital heart defects and their families on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Elks Lodge in Branford.

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Joan Rivers Dies at 81; She Sold Her Connecticut Estate in 2013

09/04/14

Joan Rivers Dies at 81; She Sold Her Connecticut Estate in 2013

Comedian, author, businesswoman and host of "Fashion Police" TV show Joan Rivers has died at age 81

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Amy Grant on Christian Music, Touring, Remixes; Stamford Show Sept. 12

09/03/14

Amy Grant on Christian Music, Touring, Remixes; Stamford Show Sept. 12

Best-selling contemporary Christian artist and six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant will perform at the Palace Theatre in Stamford on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m.

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Kent Falls Brewing’s Farmhouse Ales Coming to Connecticut Craft Beer Scene

09/03/14

Kent Falls Brewing’s Farmhouse Ales Coming to Connecticut Craft Beer Scene

It’s rare that a small brewery is extremely hyped before even producing a single barrel of beer, and rarer still that the hype is deserved. But that’s the case with the Kent Falls Brewing Company, a farm-to-beer-glass facility that will grow and harvest the hops for its beers on site, which has beer enthusiasts far and wide positively hopping with excitement.

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Latest ISIS Victim, Steven Sotloff, Went to Rumsey Hall in Connecticut

09/03/14

Latest ISIS Victim, Steven Sotloff, Went to Rumsey Hall in Connecticut

Steven Sotloff, the latest victim of the extremist group ISIS, was a graduate of the Rumsey Hall School in Washington.

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Bill Clinton Rallies Democratic Troops for Governor Malloy in New Haven

09/02/14

Bill Clinton Rallies Democratic Troops for Governor Malloy in New Haven

Former President Bill Clinton revved up the true believers in a weekday rally putting the onus on them to get a second term for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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 Coming to Infinity Hall, Mary Fahl Talks About Singing on Anne Rice’s Audio Book

09/02/14

Coming to Infinity Hall, Mary Fahl Talks About Singing on Anne Rice’s Audio Book

The former lead singer of October Project has a new album and recently recorded the wolf-inspired theme song for Anne Rice's latest audio book.

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This Tasty Canaan Café Has a Twist; It's Staffed by Former Addicts

09/02/14

This Tasty Canaan Café Has a Twist; It's Staffed by Former Addicts

Mountainside Café has reopened after a four-year hiatus, and offers jobs to former addicts on the last leg of their path to sobriety.

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Yale's Tax Exempt New Haven Property Assessed at $2.5 Billion

09/02/14

Yale's Tax Exempt New Haven Property Assessed at $2.5 Billion

ale University, a premier, world-renowned research institution, takes up large portions of downtown, and doesn’t pay taxes on its dorms, classrooms, libraries, research labs or the grassy oases inside the residential quads.

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Gordon Ramsay Rescues Connecticut’s Curtis House Inn on ‘Hotel Hell’

09/02/14

Gordon Ramsay Rescues Connecticut’s Curtis House Inn on ‘Hotel Hell’

Connecticut’s oldest inn, the 1736 Curtis House in Woodbury, was featured in the new episode of “Hotel Hell” on FOX Monday night, and anyone familiar with the Litchfield County landmark might have been shocked with the state of affairs Ramsay encountered when he arrived around Mother’s Day this past May.

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