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3 hrs ago |

Movie 'And So It Goes' An Unintentional Connecticut Travelogue

In one of its earlier drafts, the new romantic comedy "And So It Goes" might have starred Jack Nicholson and have been set in California.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Few Good Men, Celebrities, Jack Nicholson, Bridgeport, CT, Movies, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Manchester Police Dog, Olympic Champion Dibbs Retires

There's likely no more heartfelt tribute to the recently retired police dog, Dibbs, than his partner's exuberant Facebook post after the Connecticut K-9 Olympics Saturday.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Manchester, CT

6 hrs ago | News Observer

New Frontier Communications chief named in Conn.

Frontier announced Wednesday that Paul Quick was appointed senior vice president and general manager of Connecticut operations.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

7 hrs ago |

Connecticut State Parks Are Free This Weekend

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that as part of the ongoing celebration of the state parks centennial, this upcoming Saturday and Sunday - July 26 and 27 - will be "Free State Parks Weekend" in Connecticut, according to a press release.


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Hamden, CT, Simsbury, CT, Trumbull, CT

11 hrs ago |

Christie, Malloy renew attacks on each other after Connecticut trip

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped at a diner in Greenwich Conn. while stumping for Connecticut Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley and was stopped by a man who asked how he would curtail gun violence in light of the governor's veto of a bill limiting gun magazine capacity to 10-rounds.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Greenwich, NJ

15 hrs ago | NBC New York

Firefighter Arrested in Conn.

Hartford firefighter Lamont Freeman is facing charges after allegedly walking into a stranger's apartment while drunk and refusing to leave.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Weird

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Haven Independent

If the Bikini Fits ...

As scantily filled out as the beachwear that inspires its title, The Bikinis is a specific type of modern touring musical, a type that has frequently vacationed in Connecticut in the summertime.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Fairfield Citizen-News

Officials talk highway repairs

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes holds a press conference in the foreground of the Yankee Doodle Bridge in Norwalk, Conn.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, US News, Connecticut Government


Conn. man wanted for murder killed by police in SC

A man wanted on a murder charge in Norwalk. Connecticut, has been shot and killed by police outside a motel in St. George.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

State Sen. Toni Boucher Named 'Children's Champion'

The following is a press release sent in by the office of State Senator Toni Boucher-- For the fourth time, State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, has been named a "Children's Champion" by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance.


Related Topix: Wilton, CT

Daily Mail

Connecticut Senator in coma after tumbling over staircase balcony...

Oklahoma missionary 'sexually abused ten orphans as young a FOUR at Kenya children's shelter'... but his lawyer blames 'pseudo-tribal philological VOODOO' A Connecticut Senator is reportedly in a coma after suffering a nasty fall early Monday morning at his home in Stonington.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

The Hartford Courant

Gas Leak Evacuates Eastern Connecticut State University

A gas leak Tuesday has led to the evacuation of at least 20 percent of the buildings on the campus of Eastern Connecticut State University, according to school officials.


Related Topix: Eastern Connecticut State University, Haddam, CT

Hemmings Auto Blogs

Connecticut changes laws to allow for pick-and-pull junkyards

Passing my late-1980s teenage years in Connecticut, grabbing some parts in the junkyards I visited, apparently made me a scofflaw.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Advocates Say They Were Kept In The Dark About New Malloy Appointment

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's appointment of Craig Henrici as head of a state agency occurred so quietly that the agency's staff thought Henrici was joking when he showed up for work, the executive director of The Arc Connecticut said Monday.


The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Cyclists Can Still Register For Connecticut Challenge

Registration for the Connecticut Challenge's 10th anniversary bike ride is still open for new riders and teams.


Related Topix: Lakeville, CT, Westport, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Stamford, CT

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Damaged home floats away after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Today Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Debris Program has awarded $752,822 in federal funds to the State of Connecticut through an agreement for removal of marine debris from Connecticut's shoreline.


New Jersey's Lightning Rod Visits Connecticut to Stump for Foley

He's the head of the Republican Governors Association and a potential 2016 presidential nominee.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Chris Christie, Greenwich, CT


At Netroots Sen. Murphy says ObamaCare is being implemented incredibly well

At the Netroots Nation, in Detroit, Connecticut Democrat and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said ObamaCare "is being implemented incredibly well."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Connecticut Government

Connecticut Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Goshen, CT, Stonington, CT, North Stonington, CT, Colchester, CT

New Canaan News-Review

Connecticut adds jobs for fifth month; unemployment rate drops to 6.7%

Connecticut added 1,700 non-farm jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in more than five years and suggesting the state is on a steady, albeit painstakingly slow, march toward economic recovery.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law


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