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Ex-Governor John Rowland Found Guilty of Corruption on 7 Counts

Ex-Governor John Rowland Found Guilty of Corruption on 7 Counts

Former Gov. John G. Rowland was found guilty of campaign corruption charges stemming from his involvement in the failed 2012 5th District congressional campaign of Lisa Wilson-Foley and 2010 campaign of another candidate.

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Fighting Connecticut Food Insecurity Aided by a Delicious Fundraiser

Fighting Connecticut Food Insecurity Aided by a Delicious Fundraiser

Community Plates will host its annual fundraiser, entitled Food for All, Oct. 2 to raise money for its efforts in ending food insecurity in Fairfield County.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Hana Tokyo Brings High-End Hibachi to Fairfield

Hana Tokyo Brings High-End Hibachi to Fairfield

When it’s done right hibachi is fun, silly and ultimately sizzlingly delicious, and Hana Tokyo, which recently opened, certainly does hibachi right.

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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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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Report on UConn's Economic Impact Becomes Governor's Race Political Football

Report on UConn's Economic Impact Becomes Governor's Race Political Football

A report released Wednesday on the University of Connecticut found it has a $3.4 billion annual economic impact on the state, with a future return that is expected to be brighter.

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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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Arts & Entertainment

James Taylor to Play Mohegan Sun Dec. 4; Tickets on Sale Sept. 19

James Taylor to Play Mohegan Sun Dec. 4; Tickets on Sale Sept. 19

Singer and songwriter James Taylor will play the Mohegan Sun Arena on December 4. Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 19 on Ticketmaster and at the box office the next day.

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‘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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Great Places to work 2014

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Style & Shopping

Katie Couric, Vogue Paris Like Connecticut Jewelry From Évocateur

Katie Couric, Vogue Paris Like Connecticut Jewelry From Évocateur

"Each piece conjures a story that’s yours to tell … tales of ancient times and memories of favorite places … the magic of new love … the glimmer of dreams just begun.”

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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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Health & Wellness

Facials and Fresh Salt Pair in a Girls Night at Saybrook Point Inn

Facials and Fresh Salt Pair in a Girls Night at Saybrook Point Inn

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa will host its monthly Girls Night Sept. 25, complete with spa treatments and a prix fixe menu from the fine dining restaurant Fresh Salt.

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Norwalk Hospital Honoring McGraw Family for $10 Million Gift

Norwalk Hospital Honoring McGraw Family for $10 Million Gift

Norwalk Hospital will honor the McGraw family of prominent Connecticut philanthropists at the hospital’s gala on Saturday, Sept. 27, being held at the Sono Field House in Norwalk.

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History

Go Inside, Even Fly In, World War II Bombers at Bradley Airport Event

Go Inside, Even Fly In, World War II Bombers at Bradley Airport Event

The amazing history and punishing force of American air power during World War II will come to life in hands-on fashion in Connecticut once again Sept. 22 to 24 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.

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JFK Assassination and Conspiracy Theories Are Topic at Mark Twain House Event

JFK Assassination and Conspiracy Theories Are Topic at Mark Twain House Event

More than 50 years later, the debate and conspiracy theories as to what happened on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas continue.

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Education

Daughter of Bridgewater Chocolate Founder a Crimson Tide Golf Phenom

Daughter of Bridgewater Chocolate Founder a Crimson Tide Golf Phenom

Mia Landegren, a graduate of Shepaug Valley High School in Washington, Conn., didn’t pout or become down when her freshman season with the University of Alabama women’s golf team began slowly.

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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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Guitarist Johnny A @ Infinity Hall on Sunday, September 21st

Sep 21, 2014

Heralded guitarist Johnny A. will perform with his band at Infinity Hall in Norfolk on Sunday, September 21st at 7:30 P.M.  Tickets are $25.00-$35.00.   For more information: http://www.infinityhall.com/Events/johnny-a-9-21-2014/ or call 866-666-3606   The band includes:  Johnny A. - Lead Guitar (Peter Wolf, Mingo Lewis); Marty Richards - Drums (J. Geils Band,...

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H2O x 2

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

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

Modeling the Art and Engineering of Roman Aqueducts with Legos™ Average Joe Photo Show   Storrs, CT - Whether savoring a refreshing dip on a sweltering day, enjoying the calming beauty of the ocean’s waves, or the quenching sensation of an ice cold drink, water is no more on our minds than in the heat and humidity of the summer. Water is the theme of the UConn...

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Annual Antique Car Show in Chaplin

Sep 21, 2014

Antique car show featuring all makes through 1984, trophies, 25 Classes of Cars, Music by the P'OM.  No rain date.

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Norwich Auto Show

Sep 21, 2014

Classics, modified, race, new, trucks at Dodd Stadium. Best viewing after 10:00 am. Live music, LEGO building contests, arts & crafts and more.

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4th Annual JCC Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run & Kids Run

Sep 21, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 8-10:30am USA Track & Field certified 5K course winding through the beautiful residential neighborhoods of Woodbridge, CT on Sept. 21, 2014. * Bib tag timing with both chip and gun times. * Plethora of post race food and activities. (and Bagels!) * Age group awards three deep in 10 year age groups and Athena and Clydesdale All proceeds...

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H2O x 2

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

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

Modeling the Art and Engineering of Roman Aqueducts with Legos™ Average Joe Photo Show   Storrs, CT - Whether savoring a refreshing dip on a sweltering day, enjoying the calming beauty of the ocean’s waves, or the quenching sensation of an ice cold drink, water is no more on our minds than in the heat and humidity of the summer. Water is the theme of the UConn...

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Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's 2014

Sep 21, 2014

Join us for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's- the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Together, we walk on behalf of our friends, our families and our future. Though we all have our own motivation to step up to the start line, our eyes are set on the ultimate finish line- the end of...

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Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014

Sep 21, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014

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

The 3rd Annual Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014 will take place Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, at Chelsea Piers Connecticut, 1 Blachley Road in Stamford. The event will feature complimentary health screenings for adults and activities for children provided by Stamford Hospital and more than 80 exhibitors. New this year is a 5 K Run...

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Stone Wall Building Workshop

Sep 21, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014

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

Stone Wall Building Workshop Andrew Pighills, master stone mason teaches traditional stone construction on Sept. 20th and 21st. This two-day, hands-on, dry stone wall-building workshop instructs homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building a dry stone wall. The outdoor classroom provides the setting for practicing proper dry stone walling methods including...

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Parties at the JCC Center

Sep 21, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to have a party to remember. Our party facilitator will create a fun and engaging environment for the children. We will decorate the room with balloons, set the table with tablecloths, plates, cups, napkins, etc. Children will be engaged in fun,...

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