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  1. Has the 2015 U.S. Civil War just become formalized by Indiana & Connecticut?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Daily Kos

    ... out of the state in response, it appears that Connecticut has become the first state to formally respond in kind: WASHINGTON -- Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D) will sign an executive order on Monday barring state-funded travel to Indiana because of ...


  2. Artists' versions of 'Eye Candy' in New MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... crayons for oil paints and has gone on to live the life of an artist, not always an easy path to take. While the Washington, Conn., resident enjoys the freedom of painting, "The most difficult part is being able to support yourself solely with art," ...


  3. CT's Semifinalists for 'Oscars of Food Industry' Didn't Make Finalist ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... in Simsbury, Bill Taibe of The Whelk and Kawa Ni in Westport, and Joel Viehland of Community Table in Washington, CT. Three of the five chefs named finalists for that award are from the Boston area, the other two work in Portland, ME. (The Northeast ...


  4. California firm buys former Wykeham Rise property for $5.2MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Wykham Inn will be built at the site of an abandoned private school in Washington, Conn., photographed here on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Property owners Matthew and Erica Klauer fought for years to get approval to build back in 2013.


  5. Connecticut lawmakers tackle Social Security solvency problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Day

    Washington Connecticut lawmakers are promoting a plan they say would shore up the solvency of the Social Security system for 75 years and give about 11 million seniors a tax break. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced bills in the House and Senate Tuesday they say would eliminate a projected shortfall in the Social Security program by raising the amount of earnings, now capped at $118,500 a year, that are subject to Social Security taxes.


  6. Jerry Brown defends Obama's executive action on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | SFGate

    ... was signed by U.S. Senate candidate and California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the attorneys general of Washington, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont ...


  7. Sledding on Capitol Hill despite ban by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Reuters

    ... have recently said they would enforce the ban. Details on a "sled-in" were posted on a Change.org petition, after Washington Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton's request for a four-day waiver to allow sledding was denied. "We're out here sledding ...


  8. Washington sledders ignore police ban, slide down Capitol HillRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Reuters

    Dozens of people staged a "sled-in" on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a late-winter snowstorm, ignoring a police ban on sledding on the grounds of the white-domed symbol of U.S. democracy. "We're out here sledding for America," Mai Fernandez told Reuters Television after she skidded down the hill with her dog, Ariel, in her lap.


  9. Mel Crawford, Little Golden Books Illustrator, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Cartoon Brew

    Mel Crawford died peacefully on Monday, February 23, at the age of 89. He passed away at Valerie Manor in Torrington, Connecticut, and had lived in nearby Washington, Connecticut. Crawford spent decades drawing the world's most famous cartoon characters, but he didn't do it at any animation studio.


  10. The Glenholme School Celebrates Heritage Day and Commemorates 50 Years...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... The odyssey began nearly 125 years ago, when William Leslie Van Sinderen acquired several parcels of property in Washington, Connecticut, on which to make his family home in the countryside. The property was named Glenholme for his dream of having a ...


  11. Washington citizens back STEM education in schoolsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | District Administration

    Ninety-four percent of Washington voters believe every child should have access to a high quality science, technology, engineering, and math education in the state's K-12 public schools, but just 45 percent believe schools are delivering, according to a new poll. According to the new poll commissioned by Washington STEM, a nonprofit advancing excellence, innovation, and equity in STEM education in Washington state, Washington voters view STEM education as critical for preparing Washington state's students for success.


  12. Snow removal crew in Washington, D.C. c.1910.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WETA-TV Arlington

    Washingtonians with outdoor jobs, like this snow-removal crew, suffered mightily during Washington's record-setting cold snap of 1899. It's cold outside - by D.C. standards, REALLY cold.


  13. Statewide Survey: STEM Education Improves Opportunities For The State's Students And The EconomyRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    According to the new poll commissioned by Washington STEM, a nonprofit advancing excellence, innovation, and equity in STEM education in voters endorse a variety of state actions to ensure all young people have access to STEM education and to ensure is developing a world-class workforce. As lawmakers grapple with historic decisions about the state's education system, the poll shows strong public support for STEM education from cradle to career.


  14. Make a gourd birdhouse this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... American culture, the Institute for American Indian Studies, http://www.iaismuseum.org on 38 Curtis Road in Washington Connecticut in the Litchfield Hills is hosting a activity for children that will teach them how to build a birdhouse from a gourd. ...


  15. Canes Watch thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    ... time covering it all from a Canes perspective. That means I'll be heading over to Overtown and Miami-Booker T. Washington High, where four-star running back Mark Walton will definitely sign with the Hurricanes. But will his teammate, four-star wide ...


  16. Of course, some Washingtonians have New York snow envyRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... to accumulate steadily throughout the day before turning into a major storm. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) The Washington area seems to have escaped the worst - most of it, really - of Monday's mega snowstorm, but that's not good enough for some ...


  17. Meal-delivery company delivers at-home 'restaurant crawl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    It's no secret that eating restaurant-prepared meals and eating healthy don't always go hand in hand, but one local business is working to change that by giving customers access to local chefs and nutritious food all with a click of the mouse. In the past three years, Power Supply has prepared more than 600,000 Paleo-inspired and vegetarian meals for time-strapped and health-conscious Washingtonians.


  18. The Metabaseks & the Indigenous Communities of ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    Dr. Lavin will be signing copies of her award winning book Connecticut 's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History and Oral Traditions Teach Us about their Communities and Cultures. Lucianne Lavin is Director of Research and Collections at the Institute for American Indian Studies, a museum and research and educational center in Washington, CT.


  19. Preview of 'MOMIX 35th Anniversary Celebration' at the WarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... conventional and enters an aesthetic orbit all its own. MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists based out of Washington, CT and under the direction of Moses Pendelton. Known internationally, MOMIX performs on stage world-wide and recently appears ...


  20. Mix of old and new at MOMIX showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... not have seen a ballet or another modern dance troupe. In a recent interview from his home and headquarters in Washington, Conn., Pendleton tried out a few theories on why so many people have enjoyed being "MOMIXed" over the past 35 years. "It has ...


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