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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

Connecticut Native Treat Williams Talks Upcoming Projects

Connecticut Native Treat Williams Talks Upcoming Projects

Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams was born and raised right here in Connecticut. He talks to Connecticut Magazine about his upcoming projects.

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7 Summer Fun Activities through the Month of July

7 Summer Fun Activities through the Month of July

From Crafts on the Green in Guilford to the Craft Brew Races in New Haven, there's lots to do this July.

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Mystic Seaport's Arts on the Quad Features Local Music & Theater Talent

Mystic Seaport's Arts on the Quad Features Local Music & Theater Talent

Mystic Seasport's new summer concert series, Arts on the Quad, kicks on July 2 with a performance of Romeo and Juliet by New London's Flock Theatre.

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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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West Hartford History Series: Farms

Jun 29, 2016

Executive Director Jennifer DiCola Matos will discuss several of the most influential farms from West Hartford's agricultural past. Although now a well-known residential suburb, West Hartford began as a rural agricultural town and remained so into the 1930s. Local residents such as Charles Beach (of Beachland Park), Philip Corbin (of Corbin’s Corner), and Wilton W. “Mike”...

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Sing Mozart's "Requiem:" Registration Open

Jun 29, 2016 - Jul 5, 2016

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

Singers are invited to rehearse and perform the Mozart Requiem this July with the Music on the Hill Summer Chorus led by Artistic Director Ellen Dickinson. Register by July 5th! Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 to 9 p.m., starting July 5th at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wilton, 48 New Canaan Road (Route #106). Concert: Thursday, July 28, at 8 p.m., also...

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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Jun 29, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016

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

Daily, June 18 –Sept. 5, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Ants are everywhere, living complex and diverse lives that are mostly hidden from our view. Now, with the aid of a macro lens and the insights of ant expert and photographer Mark Moffett, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonia's National Museum of Natural...

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Teacher Workshop: The Summer Institute for Arts Integration presented by Arts for Learning CT

Jun 29, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

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

Learn how to incorporate visual arts, music, theater, movement, and writing in the classroom at an exclusive teacher workshop at the NBMAA! Partnered with Arts for Learning Connecticut, let their teaching artists work with you one-on-one through various demonstrations and mini-courses designed to help you grow in your profession through the arts.

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summer farm to table programs

Jun 29, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

This event occurs every 5 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The pink rhubarb offers programs inspired by people, resources and ideas that help grow food, make food and teach the art of using our hands. It is where ideas and skills are taught and shared to help promote healthy living and creativity.   We are excited to offer farm to table programs for elementary school children entering grades 1-2 & 3-4 this summer at Fodor Farm in...

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June Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

Jun 29, 2016 - Jul 7, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “Meditation on Landscapes” featuring the stunning outdoor landscape paintings of Stamford fine artist, Tim Eaton. His exhibit runs June 7 – July 7. The Geary Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. (203) 655-6633. www.gearygallery.com

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Financing Your Business Part 1: Establishing and Rebuilding Credit

Jun 29, 2016

This workshop addresses the critical role of credit in starting and growing your small business and obtaining capital. We will discuss how to read your credit report, how to build new credit, rebuild damaged credit, and maintain a positive credit history. Learn how to dispute errors on your report and negotiate payment plans that work for you.

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jun 29, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jun 29, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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INVADERS!

Jun 29, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Opening April 1st, the Connecticut River Museum’s latest exhibit INVADERS: They come by Air, Land, and Water focuses on the impact that various invasive plant and animal species have had on the Connecticut River and its environs, told through fantastic artwork, specimens, and a videography among other means.  The exhibit will be accompanied by several related lectures throughout the...

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