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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Reminders of Sandy: Fairfield's Beach Pavilion Still Closed

    Reminders of Sandy: Fairfield's Beach Pavilion Still Closed
    When the boys were both born, we were the proud owners of a small, yellow Cape on a quiet road near Fairfield University.  We bought the house when we got engaged...choosing this large yet welcoming town because I was working in Hartford, my husband in...
  • US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

    Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world. "In China, Cuba, Tajikistan,...
  • National Park Service publishes annual report

    The National Park Service's annual report late last week come with some grim news for the park service as a whole. Visitation, visitor spending, jobs supports, local jobs, and total output were all down compared to the previous year.  Bummer. This...
  • The carbon taxes we're already paying

    The carbon taxes we're already paying
    In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time. The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
  • Cuba hopes for more investment as Chinese president arrives

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island's independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro's revolution began. Xi arrived in Havana...
  • Edan Lepucki on 'California'

    Edan Lepucki on 'California'
    In the world of books, the apocalypse is big business — bigger than ever, in fact, with the surge in popularity of young-adult dystopian novels such as the "Hunger Games" and "Divergent" trilogies. But while those books offer a relatively...
  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

    The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from a GM car...
  • If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies

    If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies
    Normally in my column I answer questions from people I've never met, but the inspiration for this column came at the dinner table recently. My oldest daughter and her husband are moving to California. We had a belated birthday celebration for both of...
  • Long Island's shoreline still vulnerable two seasons after Sandy

    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Hamptons and a swath of Long Island's South Shore are facing the second hurricane season since Hurricane Sandy ripped apart the coast. Twenty months after the storm, much of the shoreline isn't any better protected than it...
  • Did federal shutdown really cause July baby boom in D.C.?

    WASHINGTON For years, the weather has been blamed when there are alleged cabin fever-induced spikes in births. Now, some in the Washington area are pointing to Congress to explain packed maternity wards at several local hospitals. This July, nine...