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  • Awesome 2013 Summer Arts & Stage Festivals in Connecticut

    Awesome 2013 Summer Arts & Stage Festivals in Connecticut
    39th Annual Clinton Bluefish Festival: July 19. Clinton Town Hall, Clinton. Arts and crafts, carnival rides, food, entertainment, music, and a car show. Artzfest: July 22-23. Thomaston, artzfest.org. Indoor and outdoor vendors and various activities....
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs

    Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs
    Although decades of research indicate that raising the minimum wage does not adversely affect employment, this untrue claim is recycled whenever the Connecticut General Assembly considers providing working people with a small wage increase. Businesses...
  • Final Courant Ratings; State Championship Results

    State 1. Capital Prep-Hartford (25-2) 2. Mercy-Middletown (25-2) 3. Cromwell (28-0) 4. Lauralton Hall-Milford (24-2) 5. Farmington (22-5) 6. Glastonbury (24-3) 7. Bacon Academy-Colchester (24-3) 8. Danbury (22-4) 9. Career-New Haven (22-4)...
  • Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing

    Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing
    Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
  • Crime & Punishment: Wesleyan Students Get Kicked Out of the Connecticut Science Center

    Crime & Punishment: Wesleyan Students Get Kicked Out of the Connecticut Science Center
    Cecelia Lebby is constantly at the New Britain Superior Court, filing paperwork and attending hearings, but she isn't a court clerk or lawyer. Lebby is just a citizen who has filed more than 70 lawsuits and 40 appeals pro se since 2005, reports WFSB....
  • CIAC Championships; Final Coaches Poll

    State Open: Team, Ridgefield; Individual, Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class LL: Ridgefield; Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde Class MM: Avon; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield Class M:...
  • Slow down, it's Maine

    BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower." I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
  • Rising Temperatures in the Long Island Sound Have Shown the Need For a Serious Climate Change Discussion

    Rising Temperatures in the Long Island Sound Have Shown the Need For a Serious Climate Change Discussion
    Last week, for the first time in its 37-year history, Unit 2 of the Millstone nuclear power plant was shut down because the Long Island Sound water used to cool it off was too damned warm. That plant provides half of all of Connecticut’s power....
  • Court upholds Georgia’s ban on guns in places of worship

     
    Religion News Service reporter Adelle M. Banks writes about Georgia's ban on guns in the pews: (RNS) A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns into places of worship. The Rev. Jonathan Wilkins, a Baptist pastor, and a gun-...
  • A Strange Beginning, But A Great Middle And End On Waterbury's Hancock Brook Trail

    It was the strangest trailhead I've seen in my travels across the state: On one side, a dilapidated iron truss bridge with more air than wood for its walkway and on the other side an unwelcoming fence for the Blue Stone Quarry. But then I saw it. A...