Ban of Third-Grader From School for Ebola Fear Prompts Milford Lawsuit

10/29/14

Ban of Third-Grader From School for Ebola Fear Prompts Milford Lawsuit

A third-grader and her father have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the Milford school system for banning her from school for 21 days because she attended a family wedding in Nigeria and there are fears she might transmit the Ebola virus.

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Connecticut BYOB Gourmet Dining Destinations

10/28/14

Connecticut BYOB Gourmet Dining Destinations

Nothing takes a bite out of late fall better than sharing a good bottle of wine over a gourmet dinner in a warm, welcoming place.

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Connecticut Ebola Policy: Mandatory Monitoring for Travelers From West African Countries

10/28/14

Connecticut Ebola Policy: Mandatory Monitoring for Travelers From West African Countries

On Monday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formally outlined how Connecticut is monitoring the health of those returning to Connecticut after traveling from one of the countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak. Among other things the policy says that travelers arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be subject to 21 days of active mandatory monitoring.

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35 Options for Great Food and Prices in New Haven Restaurant Week

10/28/14

35 Options for Great Food and Prices in New Haven Restaurant Week

Many downtown New Haven eateries are participating in the 2014 New Haven Restaurant Week, which runs from Nov. 2 to 7.

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Connecticut Standard Oil Heiress Leaves $40 Million to Virginia School

10/28/14

Connecticut Standard Oil Heiress Leaves $40 Million to Virginia School

With a transformative parting gift of $40 million, alumna Ruth Bedford expressed her enduring affection for Foxcroft School, the girls’ boarding school in rural Virginia where she spent her high school years, from 1928 – 1932.

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American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

10/28/14

American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

‘Tis the season for Guilford Art Center’s annual Artistry: American Crafts for the Holidays exhibition. Beginning on Nov. 1 and running through Jan. 4, 2015, hundreds of handmade crafts will be featured, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, ornaments, accessories, toys, specialty foods and more.

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Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

10/28/14

Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his fourth trip to Connecticut in six weeks Monday to stump for Republican Tom Foley, the GOP candidate trying to unseat Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

10/27/14

Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

Endless Jewelry, the newest collectible jewelry line by former Pandora executive Jesper Neilsen, will be sold exclusively at Simply Majestic in Mystic and be featured at a launch party at the Mystic Aquarium on Tuesday, October 28.

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Guides to Connecticut's Top Caterers; It’s Time for Holiday Planning

10/27/14

Guides to Connecticut's Top Caterers; It’s Time for Holiday Planning

Whether it's for the holidays or another type of special event, like a wedding, it's that time of year when everyone is looking for a great special occasion caterer.

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Explore Haunted Guilford, Drive Over 1,500 Bodies, on a Segway Tour

10/27/14

Explore Haunted Guilford, Drive Over 1,500 Bodies, on a Segway Tour

Rich Petrillo navigates his Segway effortlessly through the Guilford's historic neighborhoods, and this fall he is navigating it over 1,500 dead bodies.

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