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Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

This suit deals with undisclosed email scanning but digital privacy concerns in Connecticut extend beyond university accounts

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Operation Sunshine: The Nautilus & Its Top-Secret Mission to the North Pole

Operation Sunshine: The Nautilus & Its Top-Secret Mission to the North Pole

In 1958, in response to the launch of Sputnik, President Eisenhower ordered a Connecticut submarine crew on a mission where no one had gone before.

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Did the World’s First Round-Trip Dirigible Voyage Happen in Hartford?

Did the World’s First Round-Trip Dirigible Voyage Happen in Hartford?

Forgotten Flight: Decades before the Wright Brothers Bridgeport inventor Charles F. Ritchel set out to conquer the skies.

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Best Connecticut Spots for Fun on the Water

Best Connecticut Spots for Fun on the Water

Looking for some cool summer fun? We have boatloads of recommendations: The Sound, lakes, rivers, seaports, aquariums, museums, lighthouses, water parks and waterfalls.

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Arts & Entertainment

Dance for World Peace Raises Money for Mission Trip to Tanzania; June 25

Dance for World Peace Raises Money for Mission Trip to Tanzania; June 25

The fourth annual Dance for World Peace will take place at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center on June 25 and raise money to provide eye care in Tanzania.

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2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Features Current Poet Laureate

2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Features Current Poet Laureate

The 2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival opens June 22 with Heather McHugh. Festival will feature current US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

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Comedian Dennis Miller Joins Bill O'Reilly on Tour at Mohegan Sun; June 18

Comedian Dennis Miller Joins Bill O'Reilly on Tour at Mohegan Sun; June 18

Comedian Dennis Miller and television host Bill O'Reilly will bring their Who Wants To Be President? 2016 Tour to the Mohegan Sun Resort Casino on June 18.

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: June 2016

Stepping Out: June 2016

The United Way honors community fundraisers, Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo at the YWCA's In the Company of Women luncheon, celebrity chefs raise money for the Robert Irvine Foundation at the Savor in Style Charity Gala, and more.

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Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Shakespeare on the Hartford Stage, the Stamford Umbrella Club's car raffle, the Greater Hartford Arts Council held its annual fundraiser, and more.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
SIFT Bake Shop a Breath of Fresh Air in Mystic

SIFT Bake Shop a Breath of Fresh Air in Mystic

At this new, French-focused bakery, about 3,000 croissants are made each week, and require the work of two pastry chefs for eight hours a day, for a total of 80 hours of hard croissant labor. Chocolate, almond cream, vegetable and raspberry are among the customer favorites.

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CTBites: Solid Choices at Tavern 489 in Stamford

CTBites: Solid Choices at Tavern 489 in Stamford

The brainchild of owners Eric Monte and Partner/Executive Chef Regis Saget, Tavern 489 offers an eclectic menu, paired with various beer and wine selections in a rustic environment.

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CT’s Best Clambakes & Pig Roasts: 2016 Edition

CT’s Best Clambakes & Pig Roasts: 2016 Edition

These Connecticut caterers and restaurants will help you make the most out of the fresh, delicious New England seafood with their beautifully prepared clambakes. If you prefer a summertime cook out, we’ve also included places for pig roasts and BBQs. Make summer catering simple and just hire one of these experts.

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British and Italian Cuisines Collide at Dere Street

British and Italian Cuisines Collide at Dere Street

British and Italian cuisines collide in the newly opened Dere Street restaurant in Newtown.

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Health & Science

The Ice Treatment Cometh: Super-Cold Cryotherapy Arrives in CT

The Ice Treatment Cometh: Super-Cold Cryotherapy Arrives in CT

The device is capable of lowering the temperature to minus 250 degrees Fahrenheit, colder by far than the lowest temperature ever recorded on the planet.

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Connecticut Red Cross Critical in Local Disasters

Connecticut Red Cross Critical in Local Disasters

The Connecticut Red Cross helps local communities through blood collection, disaster relief, health and safety services, international services and support for America’s military families.

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Blackledgemusic at New England Carousel Museum

Jun 26, 2016

"Exploring Timbres" Blackledgemusic,Inc. invites you to a fun and interesting afternoon. We will be performing an program of chamber music for combinations with flutes, clarinet, viola, guitar and string bass. The performers include Judy Handler, guitar; Amy Jones, viola; Thomas Labadorf, clarinet; Helene Rosenblatt, flute & alto flute; Joe Russo, string bass; Peter Standaart,...

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Cassatt String Quartet performs at Music Mountain with Colin Carr, Cello

Jun 26, 2016

Music Mountain, America’s oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its extraordinary 87th Anniversary Season with the inspiring Cassatt String Quartet with guest artist, Colin Carr, cello on Sunday, June 26th (3PM) performing Tchaikowsky and Shubert. Sunday afternoon welcomes Cassatt String Quartet with guest Colin Carr, cello performing Tchaikowsky: String Quartet in...

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Special Musical Performance: Spanish Sketches and Russian Miniatures

Jun 26, 2016

For the final day of the featured exhibition Cycle of Life in Print: Salvador Dalí, join the NBMAA for a special Sunday Music Series featuring Pianist Natasha Ulyanovsky and Cellist Peter Dzialo as they present a colorful collection of Spanish Carnival pieces, serenades and dances, and Russian miniatures. In honor of Dalí’s marriage to the passionate Russian woman...

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Michele Mirisola: Room

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016

Kathy McCarver Root and her gallery, KMR Arts, proudly present the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Room”, paintings by Michele Mirisola. The exhibition will open with a reception with the artist on May 14, 2016 from 4 - 6 pm and will continue until July 23, 2016.  Michele Mirisola is a New York born and based artist. The paintings in “Room”are a...

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2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

Jun 26, 2016 - Aug 17, 2016

Wednesday, June 22 Heather McHugh & Sunken Garden Poetry Chapbook Winner Music: The Meadows Brothers   Sunday, July 10 Brian Turner & Doug Anderson Music: Logan Vath Featuring Veterans’ Art Show & Workshop   Wednesday, July 20 Ed Hirsch & Clare Rossini Music: Lords of Liechtenstein   Sunday, August 7 ...

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Line Dancing Workshop

Jun 26, 2016 - Dec 25, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

LEARN HOW TO LINE DANCE!! If you can walk, you can line dance!  Professional and patient instructor...not just country - we dance to all genres of music.  No partner required!!  Great exercise for both the body and the mind....all levels, beginners ALWAYS welcome, come early: Absolute beginner lessons 5-6 Advanced beginner/Intermediate lessons 6-8 FUN, FUN,...

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Connecticut Early Music Festival

Jun 26, 2016

Water Music!  The final concert of our 2016 Festival features maritime-inspired music by Handel, Telemann and Vivaldi.  Ian Watson conducts the Connecticut Early Music Ensemble.

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Summer Accelerated Driver's Ed at The Next Street

Jun 26, 2016 - Jul 1, 2016

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

Summer Accelerated Classes are now open at The Next Street, The Best Driving School in Connecticut! Our Accelerated Programs run Monday - Thursday, with classes available mornings and evenings at most of our locations. It takes only 8 days to complete. Enroll in the Full Program with code DRIVE and receive $50 off. Valid through 7/1/16. Online enrollments only at thenextstreet.com. 

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Classic Hits 98.7 WNLC Ocean Beach Park Classic Car Cruise Night

Jun 26, 2016 - Aug 29, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

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2016 Pilobolus CT Ball

Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

Annually held outdoors in idyllic Litchfield County, the Pilobolus CT Ball celebrate the inspiration the company takes from the beauty of nature. The party also celebrates the world renown artistry and innovation of Pilobolus Dance Theater.  Through it, our generous community collaborates to raise necessary funds to support Pilobolus’s first-rate programs.  Pilobolus Ball...

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