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Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

The vice president of the Liberian Community Association of Connecticut — who also is pastor of a New Haven parish — is concerned about stigma from the Ebola epidemic affecting Liberians in Connecticut.

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Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

A family of six is quarantined in West Haven for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from one of the Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, as per Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently enacted emergency protocol, city officials said.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

Connecticut's craft beer seen is booming. Here are five breweries you'll want to checkout for yourself.

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New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

In early July CTbites previewed the opening of South End, the newest addition to the New Canaan restaurant scene. Nearly two months of frenzied activity has confirmed the local appreciation that the creative cuisine of Chef Nicholas Martschenko is alive on Pine Street.

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Connecticut Politics

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

Almost $1 million has poured into the state from advocates on both sides of the gun legislation issue, but what impact it will have on the gubernatorial election is up for debate.

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Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

After a deluge of ads and multiple debates, the gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley remains in a virtual tie with Joe Visconti still not making a difference in the outcome.

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Arts & Entertainment

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

Our list of the top five things to do in Connecticut this weekend.

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WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

Kara Sundlun, the Emmy-winning co-host of "Better Connecticut" on WFSB, has written a book entitled "Finding Dad: From Love Child to Daughter."

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Style & Shopping

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

The Haven Collective pairs the vintage style of Vintanthromodern Vintage and American-made products of (23rd/1st) with a rotating array of pop-up retailers in new shop to open Friday, October 24.

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Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

If you’re looking to add a fireplace or upgrade the one you have, start with this expert advice.

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Health & Wellness

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

The upcoming holiday season can be the most stressful time of year. Here's some advice for how to cope.

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16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

Born 16(!) weeks early, Graig and Zoe Uzarski have faced serious medical challenges to just survive.

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History

The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

Rare 18th-century bathrooms at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum that offer a unique glimpse of the past are in the process of being restored.

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration for the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate women who have pushed boundaries in the areas of design and innovation. The ceremony will take place on October 29 in Hartford.

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Education

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University's Film and Television Master's Program (FTMA) emphasizes the art of storytelling through a conservatory-like year-long program.

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Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

The controversy over Yale University’s joint college with the National University of Singapore, in which critics charge that Yale should not be in cooperation with the city-state’s authoritarian regime, was recently reignited over a documentary banned by the government.

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Birds of Prey Feeding at Earthplace

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

  Earthplace staff will answer all your questions while our Birds of Prey get their daily meal.

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Husky Brews Beer and Wine Tasting

Oct 25, 2014

Alumni are invited to sample beer and wine from alumni-owned/affiliated breweries and wineries. Come connect with your fellow Huskies and enjoy a cold drink! Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Must be 21+ to attend. Event is on Saturday October 25th, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Alumni Center Great Hall at UConn’s Storrs Campus. This event is part of Huskies...

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Meet Mike Ditka @ Mickey Blake's

Oct 25, 2014

Come celebrate the launch of the new Signature Series Cigar by the legendary coach Mike Ditka. Meet, greet, and autograph free with minimum purchase. The world famous Mickey Blake's cigar lounge is located at 50 Spring Street in Southington ,CT

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

September 1 – December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site...

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Spirits-An Evening at the Lay House

Oct 25, 2014

  Step into the past and feel the historic spirits at work at our second Evening at the Lay House. This evening’s program features spirit tastings, harvest foods, and fortune telling fun with Madame Hat.  The real Madame Hat was a popular Victorian fortune teller who stayed at the Lay House in the 1880s. The program will include vodka and hard apple cider...

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Hartt’s Got Talent 13th Annual Gala

Oct 25, 2014

Each year, the entire Hartt community joins together to celebrate the performing arts at Hartt and to ensure Hartt’s bright future.  Hartt’s 13th Annual Gala, Hartt’s Got Talent, will take place on Saturday evening, October 25, at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.   Come enjoy a fabulous evening of world-class entertainment, unique auction items, a wind reception, seated dinner, and...

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Journey to India

Oct 25, 2014

With Chef Amanda Cushman Menu: ▪    Fish Curry in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Southern India) ▪    Dahl with Spice Infused Ghee ▪    Basmati Rice Pilaf ▪    Hot Green Chilies in Almond Coconut Sauce (Southern) ▪    Green Beans with Spices and Coconut (South)

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Dining in the Dark to Benefit Freedom Guide Dogs

Oct 25, 2014

The second annual Dining in the Dark, a unique dining experience to benefit Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind will take place on Saturday night, October 25th at 6 p.m.  Dine blindfolded, taking a short leave from the visual world and entering a different type of sensual consciousness.  The event will be held at The Gallery, 141 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT.  Meet...

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A Haunting at Mill Hill

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take a lantern lit tour through the Mill Hill Historic Park graveyard at 2 East Wall St., Norwalk, CT.  Listen to new chilling tales from the Norwalk spirits at “A Haunting at Mill Hill”.  Nightly tours on Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25h at 6pm, 7:30pm & 9pm. Hear stories of murder, death and destruction!  Meet Benjamin Timpson, Jr., the spirit...

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Nutmeg State Orchid Society Auction Dinner

Oct 25, 2014

The Nutmeg State Orchid Society (NSOS) is having a fun-filled evening of orchids and dinner at the lovely Tunxis Plantation Country Club. A large selection of orchids and gift baskets will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to support NSOS. We will have a cocktail hour during which you can take a look at the selection of orchids, and gift baskets, we'll be auctioning off....

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