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  • Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit

    Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit
    What is the population of Ireland? Edward Slater, 32, of West Hartford will never forget that trivia question, the one that kept him from a free trip to said country in the bar-trivia finals at McLadden's in West Hartford. Being the second closest...
  • Counterfeiter Abel Buell Later Forged An Inventive Career

    In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
  • Hamden Art League's Goldenbells

    Hamden Art League's Goldenbells
    Hamden Art League’s Goldenbells art exhibit will run from Tuesday, April 8, when it will open with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., until Thursday, April 24, at Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. Exhibitors include...
  • Connecticut Barber Expo Keeps On Growing

    Trimming hair with fire is common in Turkey, but seems to turn heads here in the United States, says Askin Cevahir, a veteran barber from Turkey who now works in West Haven. Cevahir demonstrated the cut recently while preparing for the annual Connecticut...
  • State Approves Six Sites For Sale Of Medical Marijuana

    State  Approves Six Sites For Sale Of Medical Marijuana
    HARTFORD — The state awarded licenses Thursday for six medical marijuana retail outlets in Branford, Bridgeport, Bristol, Hartford, Montville and South Windsor. State officials announced the six licenses, chosen from 27 applications, and said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: MS Walk Returns To Twelve Connecticut Towns In 2014

    Connecticut residents will step out this year from 12 sites across the state for the 2014 Walk MS, presented by Travelers. More than 6,000 Connecticut residents battle the effects of multiple sclerosis. In a show of support, each year thousands of...
  • School Bus Driver Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted Student On Bus, Police Say

    School Bus Driver Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted Student On Bus, Police Say
    WEST HAVEN — A school bus driver was arraigned Tuesday on charges that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old West Haven High School student multiple times on the bus. Alan Demand, 51, of Fowler Street in New Haven, assaulted the student "numerous...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut's Second Annual School Climate Conference Highlights Successful Practice

    On Feb. 26, CREC, in collaboration with the State Department of Education, and with support from the Blended Solutions grant, hosted the Second Annual Connecticut School Climate Conference. The theme of this year's event was "Honoring the Spirit and...
  • State Rep. Nafis Announces Retirement After 8 Terms

    NEWINGTON -- Veteran state Rep. Sandy Nafis announced Tuesday that she is retiring from the legislature when her term expires early next year. Nafis, 59, has represented the 27th Assembly District, composed of most of Newington, since 1999. At her...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Receives $15,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized today during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Hill Receives $10,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized Monday during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...