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Lisbon (Portugal)

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  • Portugal's PM tries to soothe investors; BES says can cover any losses

    LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's government and central bank assured investors on Friday that the southern European country's financial system was sound, aiming to quell worry about the spillover effects of trouble at the Espirito Santo business empire. "It...
  • Mounting alarm over Portugal's Espirito Santo bank roils markets

    LISBON (Reuters) - European and U.S. stock markets fell, and bond yields of Europe's southern nations rose on Thursday as investor fears over financial troubles at the family-owned holding companies behind Portugal's largest listed bank spilled across...
  • Colchester actor plays George Washington in new film

    This past Independence Day weekend marked a time when people flocked to beaches, parks, and to see fireworks, while others headed to the theaters to see Colchester resident John Koopman, III, star in a prominent film role honoring the country's history....
  • Local farmers' markets up and running for summer

    As gardens around the area begin to yield their bounty, local communities are ushering in the farmers' market season. The weekly markets are a win-win situation: small-scale local growers have a chance to sell their wares and keep their lands in...
  • Dean's List

    The following students have been named to the Dean's list at their respective college or university for the spring semester 2014: CCSU: Sarah Shetland, Griswold; Brian Beckwith, Matthew Rstivo, Lisbon; Kellie Labrecque, Jeremy Marciniak, Kimberly Ryan,...
  • After painful cuts, Portugal set to exit Eurozone bailout

    After painful cuts, Portugal set to exit Eurozone bailout
    Three years after it was forced to seek a humiliating international rescue, Portugal is set to become the latest Eurozone country Saturday to exit its bailout program and regain control of its finances amid a halting economic recovery. At the order of...
  • Georgia Company Acquiring Theaters in Bloomfield, Lisbon, Torrington

    A Georgia company is acquiring movie theaters in Bloomfield, Lisbon and Torrington as part of a larger deal announced this week. Carmike Cinemas, which owns 253 theaters in 37 states, has an agreement to acquire the current owner, Digiplex of New Jersey,...
  • Exits: 'Good Wife,' 'SNL,' Barbara Walters

    Exits: 'Good Wife,' 'SNL,' Barbara Walters
    The final weekend of the 2013-14 TV season brings finales and farewells. A few things to expect: "The Good Wife" concludes its best season so far with an episode called "A Weird Year" at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) continues...
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  • Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author

    Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author
    James Gurney, the author and illustrator of the "Dinotopia" book series, has had a dinosaur named after him.  And it happens to be a particularly cool dinosaur, too. Torvosaurus gurneyi is the largest predatory land dinosaur ever discovered in Europe,...