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Human Remains Found in Vernon; Not Those of Lisa White, Girls Who Vanished in Early 70s

Human Remains Found in Vernon; Not Those of Lisa White, Girls Who Vanished in Early 70s

Investigative journalist and serial killer expert M. William Phelps offers an update on two of the most compelling cold cases in Connecticut, Lisa White and Janice Pocket, first profiled in a Connecticut Magazine article in March 2013.

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PACs Pumping Money Into Connecticut Governor's Race

PACs Pumping Money Into Connecticut Governor's Race

Working Families For Connecticut is the latest PAC to weigh in on the gubernatorial race, with expenses incurred to canvas on behalf of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and funding coming from the Service Employees International Union.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Best Creative Cocktails in Lower Connecticut, a Delicious CTbites List

Best Creative Cocktails in Lower Connecticut, a Delicious CTbites List

Though Connecticut may be a bit late to the party, the Craft Cocktail has finally, fully arrived. In fact, the drinks created at many local bars are as artful and artisanal as what's cooking in the kitchen.

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Thrillest.com Gives Connecticut Poor Craft Beer Ranking; Huh? Heresy!

Thrillest.com Gives Connecticut Poor Craft Beer Ranking; Huh? Heresy!

On a recent ranking Connecticut was listed as the 39th best beer drinking state. We explain why that low ranking is oh-so-very wrong

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Foley Ad Showing Malloy in Newtown on Day of Shooting Sparks Controversy

Foley Ad Showing Malloy in Newtown on Day of Shooting Sparks Controversy

The Connecticut Democratic Party called a digital ad criticizing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy put out by his gubernatorial opponent “out of bounds” and asked that it be taken down.

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Greenberg Ad Cites Dysfunction; Esty Stays on Veterans Theme in 5th District Race

Greenberg Ad Cites Dysfunction; Esty Stays on Veterans Theme in 5th District Race

Our campaign wanted to give you an opportunity to see Mark's new television ad "Barking Dogs" which highlights the partisan gridlock in Washington and shows why Mark will bring the new leadership to Washington that can get things done!" That's the opening of an email...

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Arts & Entertainment

‘Welcome to New York’ Film a Big Break for Connecticut Actress

‘Welcome to New York’ Film a Big Break for Connecticut Actress

Shown at the Cannes Film Festival, “Welcome to New York” has special meaning for Connecticut actress Anna Lakomy, who plays Gerard Depardieu's assistant.

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Montgomery Gentry Plays Mohegan Sun Sept. 26 in MADD Benefit

Montgomery Gentry Plays Mohegan Sun Sept. 26 in MADD Benefit

Country duo Montgomery Gentry has helped fuel a country music revolution on radio airwaves. They talk with us about their upcoming Connecticut show and their new album.

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Great Places to work 2014

Love your job?
We're taking nominations for our upcoming "Great Places to Work" in Connecticut, so tell us why yours is the best. (Minimum 50 employees)

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Style & Shopping

Oriental Rugs as Essential Style: Woodbury Shop Marks 10th Anniversary

Oriental Rugs as Essential Style: Woodbury Shop Marks 10th Anniversary

Karen Reddington-Hughes didn’t start out wanting to be an Oriental rug specialist, but for 10 years she has been very successful at it.

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Former Revlon Model Now Runs Antiques Shop in Litchfield County

Former Revlon Model Now Runs Antiques Shop in Litchfield County

It’s a long way from Madison Avenue to Main Street, Winsted. But then again, for Carol Morgan, the transition from sought-after television and print model in New York City to proprietor of antiques stores was a smooth one.

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Health & Wellness

New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

New Mental Health Website Created by Young People for Young People in Connecticut

TurningPointCT.org is a new website funded by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for young people who struggle with mental health and addiction.

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

'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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History

Haunted Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., Open for Tours; B&B Has Dungeon Room

Haunted Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., Open for Tours; B&B Has Dungeon Room

The unique Wing’s Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., the brainchild of artists Peter and Toni Ann Wing, is open for tours from noon to 4 p.m. on weekends through the fall.

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Maritime Heritage Festival Includes Great New London Chowder Challenge

Maritime Heritage Festival Includes Great New London Chowder Challenge

The sailing ships of yesteryear return to New London Sept. 11 to 13 for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival, a celebration of the state’s storied seafaring history.

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Education

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

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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WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

A stunning concert hall and theater crown the new home of Western Connecticut State University's School of Visual and Performing Arts.

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Breast Cancer Alliance "9th Annual WALK FOR HOPE"

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Apr 27, 2014
10:30 am until 12:00 pm

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Breast Cancer Alliance

(Breast Cancer Alliance

9th Annual WALK FOR HOPE

EVENT DATE:

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Starting/Ending at Richards of Greenwich, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT

Greenwich, Conn. – April 1, 2014) -- Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA), founded in 1996, holds an annual Walk for Hope, a commemorative walk down Greenwich Avenue, honoring and remembering loved ones who have battled this disease. The Breast Cancer Alliance is one of the largest private non-corporate breast cancer organizations in the U.S. Breast Cancer Alliance has awarded over $19 million in grants supporting its mission to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals, the organization invests in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the uninsured and underserved.

WHEN: Sunday, April 27, 2014

10:30 a.m. Check-in, Health Fair Opens, Music by Shine Events & Complimentary Breakfast      Courtesy of Z Hospitality

11:00 a.m.  Welcome & Walk

12:00 p.m.  Health Fair & Refreshments Courtesy of PepsiCo Continue

WHERE:  Richards, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 

WHAT: One-Mile Walk starting up Mason Street, returning via Greenwich Avenue

WHO: Co-Chairs: Caroline Brecker, Nicole Ewing, Julie Genovese

  Grand Marshall: Trisha Goddard of NBC Universal’s syndicated talk show “Trisha”

BCA President: Sharon Phillips

BCA Executive Director: Yonni Wattenmaker

 

TO REGISTER: To register visit: bca.donorpages.com/WalkforHope2014/          

For information please contact:info@breastcanceralliance.org / 203-861-0014

For media inquiries please contact: Christine M. Biddle, Bonni Brodnick

Biddle & Bellidora Communications / 914-763-3843 christine@biddleandbellidora.com or bonni@biddleandbellidora.com                  

Cost TICKETS: $20 for adults - $10 for students (Children under 7 and dogs are free)
Location

Richards
359 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorBreast Cancer Alliance
Phone914-763-3843
Contact nameChristine Biddle, Biddle & Bellidora Communication
Contact emailchristine@biddleandbellidora.com
Websitehttp://www.biddleandbellidora.com
Alternate Phone:: 9143299810

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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