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Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Bass Butler Conviction Upheld

NEW YORK (AP) _ A New York federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and 20-year prison sentence for philanthropist Anne H. Bass’s former butler. Emanuel Nicolescu (nik-oh-LES’-kyoo) was convicted last year in New Haven, […]

11/05/2013

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The Perfect Long Weekend In Connecticut

The advantage of our small state is that in a short span of time, it is possible to cover its major attractions. A long weekend is the perfect opportunity to plan a leisurely itinerary and enjoy its fall beauty.

09/14/2013

Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Second Conspirator Pleads Guilty In 2007 Kent Home Invasion

A suspect identified as a co-conspirator in the 2007 home invasion at the Kent estate of philanthropist Anne Bass has pleaded guilty.  Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Michael Kennedy,  also known as Nicolae Helera, formerly of […]

11/05/2012

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Vice President Raises Funds and Rails Against Republicans in Connecticut Stop

KENT, Conn. (AP) _ Vice President Joe Biden has attended a private fundraising event in Kent, telling supporters that this election “presents the starkest choice in my memory for who is going to lead this […]

10/14/2012

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Drowning Death In Housatonic River

State police say a 22-year-old man has drowned while fishing in a river in Kent.

09/03/2012

Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Butler Sentenced To 20 Years In Philanthropist Extortion

A former butler who tried to extort millions of dollars from philanthropist Anne H. Bass has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

08/17/2012

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Top Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Connecticut

Although it is the third smallest state, Connecticut is one of the most beautiful by far. Heavily forested with miles of water access, the natural wonders abound throughout with history and culture around every bend. One of the easiest and best ways to see it all is to get behind the wheel for any one of the five most beautiful drives in the state.

04/28/2012

Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Philanthropist Testifies In Injection Home Invasion

Philanthropist Anne H. Bass has testified in the trial of her former butler charged with attempting to extort millions of dollars during a home invasion that she now uses a security guard.

03/20/2012

Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Opening Statements In Kent Home Invasion

A prosecutor described a night of terror in 2007 when three masked men broke into the Connecticut estate of philanthropist Anne H. Bass.

03/14/2012

Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Former Butler Goes On Trial In Extortion Plot At Philanthropist’s Kent Estate

Held hostage on her Connecticut estate, philanthropist Anne H. Bass received an injection from masked assailants who made a chilling ultimatum: Hand over millions of dollars for the antidote, or die from a deadly virus.

03/12/2012

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