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  1. Goodwin College Plans Include Housing, Hotel, Marina And ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

    Goodwin College plans to build a marina along this stretch of their property on the Connecticut River. Goodwin College rose on an industrial graveyard, a riverfront rebirth that is to continue over the next several years with developments designed to serve more students and boost the local and regional economy.


  2. The Bushnell's 'Hamilton' ticket lottery has started. Here's exactly how it worksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Will you be one of the lucky ones to snag two $10 tickets to see "Hamilton" at the Bushnell? Don't have "Hamilton" tickets? You could have a shot at two of them for just $10 each in the Bushnell's daily lottery starting Dec. 9, the Bushnell announced Friday. Forty tickets will be available for all but one of the performances of "Hamilton," which runs at the Bushnell Dec. 11 to 30. The only exception will be the Dec. 13 show, a special "EduHam" performance to be attended by thousands of Connecticut students.


  3. Blumenthal pushes for legislation to curb medication pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Day

    ... is pushing for legislation that he says will end "predatory price gouging" on lifesaving medications. The Connecticut Democrat plans to visit Hartford Hospital on Monday to discuss the Curbing Unreasonable Rises and Excessively High Drug Prices Act. ...


  4. After slow start, Bears overwhelm GauchosRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... during the first quarter Sunday afternoon at Haas Pavilion certainly wouldn't work against the transcendent Connecticut program, but it was enough to set the stage for a dominating second half and a 69-45 victory over UC Santa Barbara. The Bears ...


  5. Lady Chaps look for success in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Christian University coach Steve Gomez likes to take his team to faraway places when it makes sense, breaking up the routine of a basketball schedule that keeps the Lady Chaparrals mostly within the geographic region. Over the past five years, the Lady Chaps have taken Thanksgiving trips to Hawaii, Florida and Puerto Rico and made an early season excursion to Boston and Hartford, Connecticut, in each case mixing sightseeing with basketball.


  6. West Hartford Teen Collecting Luggage For Foster ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... living proof of what he can do. They currently have around 300 pieces of luggage ready to be donated through the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. "When I was adopted, things really worked," Dylan said. "My mom is a wonderful mom. ...


  7. Another View: On the anniversary of Sandy Hook, we still grieve, we still hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... one of the parents, or someone who knew one of the parents, or someone who lived in Newtown, or someone from Connecticut. President Barack Obama that day captured the mood of Connecticut and the entire nation in a few words: "These children are our ...


  8. Old Greenwich Garden Club looks to beautify ?the wall?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... of the state Department of Transportation, said Aaron Donovan, deputy communications director for the MTA. Connecticut DOT spokesman Judd Everhart could not be reached for comment. But even with talks stalled on the wall, the Old Greenwich Garden ...


  9. Judaica Store Owner Retiring After 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Rivka Dvorin, the owner of the Judaica Store in West Hartford, is retiring after 30 years. She hopes someone will buy the shop in order to maintain its tradition and place in Connecticut's Jewish community After 30 years of owning the Judaica Store in West Hartford, Rivka Dvorin is retiring and seeking a new owner for her business.


  10. Residents raise money for statue of Sandy Hook victim's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTNH

    A group of residents in the Connecticut town where the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School once worked is raising money for a statue to honor the victim of the massacre. But the Bethlehem residents don't want a statue of Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung - they want to erect a statue of her dog, Bella, who played an important role in lives of the town's children.


  11. 2 people killed in a crash in Connecticut on Interstate 95Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | World News Report

    Updated 1:06 pm PST, Sunday, December 16, 2018 HARTFORD, Conn. - Police say two people were killed in a crash in Connecticut on Interstate 95. State Police in Connecticut say 38-year-old Jose Gonzalez was driving in the wrong direction on I-95 South and collided with another car early Sunday.


  12. Hartford judges decide asylum cases, denying most requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTNH

    The Day of New London , Connecticut reports the state's two immigration judges decided 308 asylum cases in fiscal year 2018, the most since 2003, and denied requests at a rate not seen since 2008. Data compiled by TRAC, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research center at Syracuse University , shows that Judges Michael Strauss and Philip Verrillo granted asylum 32 percent of the time in the most recent federal fiscal year.


  13. URI tops West Virginia 83-70 in Hall of Fame ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... this season Rhode Island has put four players in double figures. The game was played at the Mohegan Sun arena in Connecticut, which is just about 40 miles from the Rhode Island campus, giving it the feel of a Rams home game. West Virginia: Junior ...


  14. Pookey Blow never made it big.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MetaFilter

    ... that his uncle/producer envisioned never materialized. From the 2004 Stones Throw compilation The Third Unheard: Connecticut Hip Hop 1979-1983 . [ The Third Unheard: YouTube Playlist ] Review, The Third Unheard [ Waterbury Republican via Stones ...


  15. Bishop appoints woman to lead Connecticut parishRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTNH

    Months after the death of the priest at a local church, a Roman Catholic bishop in Connecticut has taken the unusual step of placing a lay woman in charge of that parish. Eleanor Sauers, who has a doctorate in theology and teaches religious studies at Fairfield University , takes over in January at St. Anthony of Padua in Fairfield .


  16. These Connecticut restaurants are open Christmas Eve, Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    At Saybrook Point Inn , 2 Bridge St., Old Saybrook, the Fresh Salt restaurant offers a Christmas Day buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The menu features a "yule tide harvest table" with charcuterie, pates and seafood sampler; soups, salads, a carving station with ribeye and roasted leg of lamb,and entrees of braised short rib ravioli, maple balsamic glazed duck, swordfish Provencal and veal piccata. Adults are $77.95; children $38.95 and kids under 5 are free.


  17. Lamont facing a slew of environmental challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... the major environmental challenges Governor-elect Ned Lamont will face as he takes office in 2019, according to Connecticut activists. The state's massive budget troubles will make Lamont's task on the environmental front even more difficult. Most ...


  18. Two dead after head on collision in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTNH

    At approximately 1:11 AM, Connecticut State Police Troop E responded to the call of a two car serious motor vehicle collision on I-95 Southbound in Stonington. Troop E has confirmed to News 8 that two people were killed when a driving went the wrong way down I-95 in Stonington and collided, head-on, with another vehicle.


  19. Jahana Hayes hires former Murphy aide as her chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    Rep.-elect Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., shown in this file photo from November, has picked three with Connecticut ties as her first major hires. U.S. Rep.-elect Jahana Hayes, a Democrat from the 5th District, has hired a former Chris Murphy aide as her chief of staff.


  20. New legislators from Greenwich prep for first sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... his professional experience may play a role in his committee assignments. "I've helped issue more bonds than Connecticut currently has outstanding." Meskers also toured a medical marijuana facility in Portland to learn about the industry's current ...