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  • How the Buy Local Movement is Changing the Face of Farming

    How the Buy Local Movement is Changing the Face of Farming
    Drivers rolling down scenic Bayberry Lane in Westport might be forgiven for being distracted. Next to the road, which undulates gently past multimillion dollar mansions and older ranch homes, a field has been ploughed. Only the oldest local residents...
  • An Uncertain Future For a (Possibly Haunted) Historic Lighthouse Off Fairfield Beach

    An Uncertain Future For a (Possibly Haunted) Historic Lighthouse Off Fairfield Beach
    Underscoring the wisdom of the old adage “Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” consider the strange three-year stewardship of the Penfield Reef Lighthouse off the coast of Fairfield Beach by Beacon Preservation, a nonprofit environmental...
  • The Best of Fairfield County Readers' Poll: Our Annual Tradition

    If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
  • In CT's liberal media: Regulation = job-killer!

    In CT's liberal media: Regulation = job-killer!
    I read an article in the Hartford Courant recently that gave me pause. "Where is the liberal media?" I asked myself. "I hear about it, but I don't see it." The article was about a new economic report from UConn that found that regulation in Connecticut...
  • 'Perpetual Peace' at Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University

    'Perpetual Peace' at Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University
    Perpetual Peace Oct. 5-8, Wien Experimental Theatre, Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, (203) 254-4010, fairfield.edu   Threedogs awaken in a dark holding cell to find they've been chosen to compete for a coveted job in the K9 unit of the...
  • Grand Band Slam Fairfield County 2011: Best DJ

    Grand Band Slam Fairfield County 2011:  Best DJ
    Best DJ: DJ Mo Niklz DJ Mo Niklz is about as entrenched as a DJ in Connecticut's hip-hop scene can be, a member of the collectives Antfarm Affiliates (alongside emcees like Sketch tha Cataclysm, The Rising Sun Quest and Phenetiks) and FullBlast (Duece...
  • NEA Gives Arts Grants to 14 Connecticut Groups

    The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
  • Clown-O-Meter: Derby man accidentally elected into office

    Clown-O-Meter:  Derby man accidentally elected into office
    - Some disabled folks are angry over Gov. Dannel Malloy's Thanksgiving message in which he wrote of those "afflicted with handicaps that make their lives immeasurably difficult" and gave thanks for service providers who "bring them hope where maybe they...
  • Feds waffling on going statewide in Connecticut with controversial immigrant deportation program

    Feds waffling on going statewide in Connecticut with controversial immigrant deportation program
    Federal immigration agents quietly told Connecticut officials back in September to get ready to go statewide with a fiercely criticized enforcement program called “Secure Communities,” which is now operating only in Fairfield County....
  • With Tax Increases Kicking In, State Budget Surplus Projected At $101 Million

    With Tax Increases Kicking In, State Budget Surplus Projected At $101 Million
    With the largest tax increase in Connecticut history kicking in, the state is projected to generate a surplus of more than $100 million in the current fiscal year - finally pushing the state into the black. While the number might seem surprising after...
  • New data on poverty in Connecticut shows more bad news

    Here's a chilling indicator of how nasty Connecticut's recession has been: the number of people living in poverty in the past three years increased in Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, Wethersfield and Windham. That's according to a new...