Connecticut

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Dumping Dredged Materials Spurs LI Sound Debate

A long-simmering dispute over dumping dredged materials from rivers and harbors into Long Island Sound has flared up again with a new federal plan to govern disposal sites.

07/31/2015

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Ask A Connecticut Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Expert Tane Trimble, owner of Tane’s Lil World Daycare, will provide you with some guidance and tips in making the right decision on the perfect babysitter.

07/31/2015

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Top Bars For Bachelor Parties In Connecticut

Get all the guys together and make your way to any of these state bars to give your groom-to-be a memorable last night as a single man.

07/30/2015

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Poor Air Quality Today In Some Areas

Federal environmental officials say the hot and humid weather is expected to produce poor air quality in southern Connecticut.

07/29/2015

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CT Labor Dept. Expecting Layoffs

The state Department of Labor is expecting to issue layoff notices to dozens of its employees as the result of cuts in federal funding.

07/29/2015

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Top Chicken Wings In Connecticut

Chicken wings are not just from Buffalo — as any who frequent the top watering holes in Connecticut will attest. Connecticut has a lot of places that make wings, and here are just five of the best.

07/29/2015

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Ask A Connecticut Bartender: Your Top Tropical Drink Recipe

When you think about all of the outdoor events that occur during the Summer, along with the heat, you can just about imagine yourself kicking back with a nice cold tropical drink. Twonya Bookert-Smalls, bartender of New Haven, gives some great tips in making one of her top tropical drink — the Frozen Pina Colada.

07/23/2015

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Top Fish Tacos In Connecticut

Stop by any one of these Connecticut bars and restaurants this summer and treat yourself to this delicious delicacy.

07/22/2015

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Top Boutique Decor Shops In Connecticut

Every home should be unique, and for those who are tired of or bored by merchandise carried by the big-box and catalog stores, the smaller, unique boutique décor shops are a welcome relief. Connecticut has many such havens of individual taste for those seeking to decorate and furnish their home in style. Here are just five of the top such stores in the Nutmeg State.

07/21/2015

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Top Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In Connecticut

Before the Summer comes to an end and kids head back to school, there’s still time to capture and captivate their creativity and imagination with several exhibits located right here in Connecticut. Here’s a list of some enticing and hands-on exhibits that the entire family can enjoy, but especially the kids.

07/20/2015

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