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Columbus Day

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  • Broadway Box Office: Tide Rises as Sting's 'Last Ship' Launches

    A rising tide lifted all boats on Broadway -- or most of them, anyway -- as sales upticked and attendance rose, with upward motion contributed by new fare including the first previews of Sting musical "The Last Ship" and Ewan McGregor's initial...
  • Deal of the Day: Columbus Weekend Pottery Sale

    Deal of the Day: Columbus Weekend Pottery Sale
    Combine leaf peeping with shopping at Cornwall Bridge Pottery's Columbus Day clearance sale running Saturday through Monday, Oct. 11 to 13. The event features great deals on seconds, overruns and remainders. Cornwall Bridge Pottery is at 415 Sharon Goshen...
  • Ray of Light Farm Receiving Help From Fans Who Want It To Survive

    Ray of Light Farm Receiving Help From Fans Who Want It To Survive
    Children sit atop horses, engaged in therapeutic riding sessions, as sheep bleat and roosters crow, responding to dedicated workers who help take care of the grounds. "We have about 150 animals total here, 52 of which are horses and donkeys, many of...
  • Why some women with breast cancer dread October

     Why some women with breast cancer dread October
    The pink ribbons, pink T-shirts, pink carnations, a pink bra sculpture — there's pink seemingly everywhere, promoting mammograms, raising funds and celebrating survivors in October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But there are some people who are...
  • Tips for keeping fall mums alive for the spring

    Tips for keeping fall mums alive for the spring
    Q: Every year we buy a half dozen or so of mums in assorted colors. They are beautiful for that year, but never return the following year even though they are perennials. Help! What are we doing wrong? —Eleanor Miller, Riegelsville A: Many...
  • Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne

    Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne
    The Elgin Marbles debate and too many stories about art and money, including a $26-million painting by Christopher Wool, expensive art-dealer sushi, black dancers and ballet, plus the gruesome aesthetic possibilities of a Marina Abramovic/Lars Von Trier...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    St. Francis Breast Health Talks Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
  • Eerie entertainment on tap for October

    Eerie entertainment on tap for October
    October's here, which means so is our collective fascination with all things creepy. Luckily, there's some fresh outdoor entertainment that takes advantage of the fall weather and adds a fun dose of scariness. 'Resurrected' The Theatre-Hikes show...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage

    Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage
    I love our state's fall foliage. What I don't like is fighting traffic jams on country roads, or worse, hiking up some dusty path to see it. I prefer to do my leaf peeping in comfort, preferably over the rim of a martini glass. Luckily, there are plenty...
  • Residents vent at school board as Waukegan teachers strike enters 8th day

    Residents vent at school board as Waukegan teachers strike enters 8th day
    Waukegan schools will be closed again Wednesday as striking teachers and School District 60 officials failed to get past an apparent impasse on salaries, drawing hundreds of angry residents to a school board meeting. With the strike set to enter its...