Darien Museum Art Exhibition, Other Events Scheduled This Week

The Darien Museum, 45 Old Kings Highway North, is hosting a “scandalous” Christmas party and fundraiser for an art exhibit reception at 7 p.m. on December 2, both open to the public. The exhibit, “Common Threads,” is an abstract art exhibit inspired by the museum’s historic quilt collection and will …

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The return of direct flights from Italy, a major boost for tourism – Magnetic Media

#Kingston, November 22, 2022 – A delegation of 17 companies from the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is currently on a trade mission to Jamaica. The four-day tour of companies, which cover construction, food and beverage, logistics, packaging and printing, chemicals as well as other sectors, is part …

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Lucia Hotton 94 from Weymouth, keeps Italian heritage alive at Thanksgiving

WEYMOUTH − Lucia Hotton is one of the many people and experiences I am grateful for this Thanksgiving. Hotton, who is 94 and lives in Weymouth, mailed the newsroom a short story titled ‘The Absent Turkey’, inspired by Thanksgivings of yore. A publisher sent it to me. Every November, I …

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The Vargas brothers connect to heritage through hockey

On Sept. 15, Puerto Rico Hockey prepared to face Venezuela in a prime-time 8 p.m. game in Division II of the 2022 LATAM Cup. The tournament featured teams from Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East competing in six divisions, including men’s DI and D-II. The D-II team was …

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Holiday Open House at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum on December 4

On Sunday, December 4, 2022, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.., 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will feature a Holiday Open House with Santa Claus and a special musical performance featuring Music Theater of Connecticut’s School of Performing Arts. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view the exhibition, …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Local Tourism Programs Will Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Support Tourism Microenterprises

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors (photo courtesy of The Prince William Times) Prince William County is the latest major jurisdiction in Northern Virginia to consider granting collective bargaining rights to public sector employees, but labor organizers say the county’s draft plan is so full of holes they doubt …

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NJ ice cream maker embraces Pakistani heritage with new kulfi brand; where to try it

For Mansoor Ahmed, ice cream means more than just a sweet treat. “My whole identity as a Muslim Pakistani is built around my food and my culture,” said Ahmed, owner of Heritage Kulfi Premium Ice Cream, a new ice cream brand based in New Jersey that celebrates southern flavors. Asians. …

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G20 summit highlights Bali tourism revival

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali wants the world to know he’s back. Dozens of world leaders and other dignitaries are heading to the Indonesian island for the G-20 summit, drawing attention to the revival of the tropical destination’s vital tourism sector. Tourism is the main source of income for …

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Governor Hochul Announces November as Puerto Rican Heritage Month

November 11, 2022, 10:29 p.m.Updated 7 hours ago By: News 12 Staff Governor Kathy Hochul officially proclaimed November Puerto Rican Heritage Month, as elected officials spent Friday teaming up with SOMOS Community Care for a day of service to Puerto Rico. The two-month anniversary since Puerto Rico was hit hard …

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Children’s Museum opens temporary location in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD – After two months of being closed to visitors, the halls of the Children’s Museum are once again filled with curious and excited children – but in a totally new place. “It’s been a long few months,” Beth Weller, the museum’s director of operations, said on a busy …

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This new chef from the Blanton Museum will reintroduce you to the redesigned space

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Blanton Art Museum in Austin on Wednesday named a new director of public programs who will help introduce the city to the new, redesigned grounds of the museum. Kenyon Adams will take on the role and help launch new programming for the museum when it reopens …

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12 other incidents in which legal gun owners arrested criminals

In a case called New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, the Supreme Court in June struck down concealed carry license frameworks in several states that effectively prohibited ordinary Americans from carrying firearms in public for self-defense. Since then, residents of those states have applied in droves for …

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Asian American Mental Health: Legacy and Roots

“My parents were in charge of survival work and I was in charge of self-realization. The generation gap between immigrants is real. What a luxury to seek purpose, meaning and fulfillment. I came across this tweet written by user Bo Ren a few years ago and it has stuck with …

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Tech jobs and tourism fuel shifts in US population centers: research – The Hill

The story at a glance The San Francisco Bay Area experienced the fastest economic growth in 2022. The growth was largely due to the success of technology sectors and the migration of US residents to the southern and western regions of the country. By comparison, Milwaukee ranked at the bottom …

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New Ohio River Museum in the works | News, Sports, Jobs

The current Ohio River Museum building will be razed and replaced with a new building that is currently in the design phase. The current building will remain closed until its demolition. The museum grounds and building are owned by the Ohio History Connection. (Photo of Nancy Taylor) …

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Watch Central Connecticut State at UMass in College Basketball – How to Watch & Stream Major League & College Sports

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils kick off the 2022-23 basketball season on Monday with a game against the Massachusetts Minutewomen. The Blue Devils will be looking to improve on last season and that shouldn’t be too hard to do. The team finished the season with an overall record of …

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Massachusetts museum returns sacred artifacts to Sioux tribes

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored in a small Massachusetts museum for more than a century. Members of the Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes traveled from South Dakota to take custody of …

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Massachusetts Museum Returns Sacred Artifacts to Sioux Tribes | Connecticut and area

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored in a small Massachusetts museum for more than a century. Members of the Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes traveled from South Dakota to take custody of …

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Healdsburg City Council race highlights tensions between tourism and locals

Ron Edwards has been walking 3 miles a day since September 8, knocking on doors, dropping off election literature, trying to convince people to elect him to Healdsburg City Council. On Wednesday, Edwards said he was just two blocks from covering the entire city. A retired caterer and cannabis producer, …

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The Great Hunger Museum in Connecticut is fascinating

Editor’s Note: The Great Hunger Museum has temporarily closed in 2021 for a move from Hamden to Fairfield. The collection is not currently on display, but the new Fairfield Museum is expected to open soon. The Great Irish Famine of 1845-1849 was one of the …

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The Ridgefield Historical Society honors Native American Heritage Month with a program on November 12

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Ridgefield Historical Society, in conjunction with the Ridgefield Library, will present a program on what was happening here when European settlers arrived. The event will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 2 p.m. at the library. Speaker Drew Shuptar Rayvis will …

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Many fishing and tourism initiatives in RI Question 3

Question 3 on Rhode Island’s statewide ballot this year is what is commonly referred to as a “green bond.” Green bonds are generally intended to raise funds for climate and environmental projects, often combined with initiatives to raise funds to purchase open “green” spaces for the public good. However, much …

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Orlando tourism workers need $18 an hour to survive

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Workers in Central Florida’s tourism industry are pushing to raise their minimum wage to at least $18 an hour, arguing that rising rents and inflation have reduced their ability to make ends meet. Unite Here Local 737 released a report on Thursday stating that a working …

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a social tea

NORWALK, CT — The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host its annual tea event, titled “Fashion Influencers Across History: Social Tea,” on November 13 from 2-4 p.m. at the museum, located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk. According to a press release provided by the museum, the event is co-chaired by …

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Every Current WWE Indian Legacy Wrestler, Ranked From Worst To Best

It is undeniable that India has become in recent years a major market for WWE. Whether through massive TV deals, YouTube viewership or strong social media engagement, the South Asian country with a huge population of 1.4 billion has become a substantial source of income. for the Stamford, Connecticut-based promotion. …

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Musk floats paid verification on Twitter and fires council – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

New York, November 1: Billionaire Elon Musk is already announcing major changes for Twitter – and facing major hurdles as he enters his first week as owner of the social media platform.Twitter’s new owner fired the company’s board of directors and imposed himself as the sole board member, according to …

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BLOG: Inside the Design of Mrazek, Stalock Native American Heritage Masks

In appreciation of Native American Heritage Month, Petr Mrazek and Alex Stalock everyone has new masks to wear throughout November, designed by Potawatomi artist Nicole Banditgrey and Ojibwe artist Patrick Hunter. “The Potawatomi were some of Chicago’s earliest inhabitants and being able to portray that in this way brings me …

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Religious Tourism and Our Divide – ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

SPECIAL EFFECTS are part of the appeal of performing in Branson. By Bob Smietana/Religious news service BRANSON, Mo. (RNS) – A night at the Dolly Parton Stampede is a microcosm of life in this polarized United States. For nearly two hours on a hot August night, a mob of capacity …

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Stamford Museum and Nature Center moves historic telescope

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center (SM&NC) marked a milestone in its history this week by taking the first step to move its historic Gregory-Maksutov Telescope to the Astronomical Lyceum, a historic telescope museum in Magdalena, New Mexico. Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons joined SM&NC officials on Tuesday to witness the …

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7 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in CT

November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and raise awareness of the culture, history, and contributions of the Indigenous peoples who first resided in what is now the United States. As of 2002, the State of Connecticut recognizes five tribes: the Golden Hill Paugussett, the Mashantucket Pequot …

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Is it ‘ghost tourism’ – or is it really a spirit that wanders the halls of Ballyseede Castle?

It might fit my story, but to use Cork parlance, I wasn’t really haunted by time. Arriving at Ballyseede Castle, a four-star luxury hotel just north of Tralee, I walk up the property’s oak-veiled avenue as a deluge of rain buckets fall in my wake. Oh and what’s that to …

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Before the rigors of winter, tourism is picking up again in the Mediterranean

CAPE SOUNION, Greece (AP) — When Stelios Zompanakis quit his job at Greece’s central bank to try his luck in boat racing, his friends and family begged him to reconsider. Nine years later, he spends his summers on the “Ikigai,” a 53-foot yacht he named after the Japanese concept of …

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The Kirwan House of the Kent Island Heritage Society is rich in history and stories of yesteryear | arts and culture

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry presents THE MAKING OF FEEL YOUR BEST SELF: DEVELOPMENT AND SCRIPTWRITING Online Forum

As part of the Fall Puppet Forum Series 2022, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host “The Making of Feel Your Best Self: Development and Scriptwriting” hosted by Sandy Chafouleas and Emily Wicks and featuring Sarah Nolen and Yanniv Frank on Thursday, November …

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Ancient turkey-dinosaur found in museum after collecting dust for 90 years

A fossil discovered in 1933 was eventually identified as new species. The fossil had remained unidentified in the archives of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, for 89 years before it was officially confirmed to be a new species of turkey-like a dinosaur named Centuriavis lioae, according to an article …

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Branson’s God and rural tourism attract patriotic Christians

BRANSON, Mo. (RNS) – A night at the Dolly Parton Stampede is a microcosm of life in this polarized United States. For nearly two hours on a hot August night, a mob of capacity divided by North and South, Red and Blue, attempted to denigrate the other side, encouraged by …

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The new NAEP test results are a disaster. Blame the teachers’ unions.

In a predictable, yet shocking result, the latest National Education Progress Assessment scores show the biggest drop in maths in three decades. In math, eighth-graders’ NAEP scores fell eight points from 2019 to 2022, according to results released Monday. Only 26% of eighth graders are now proficient in math, down …

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Bold, Fun and Proud – The Filipino Heritage Night Logo Design

The group working on the special Winnipeg Jets logo for Filipino Heritage Night had a big challenge. Graphic designers – and Filipino Canadians – Marc Gomez and Jonato Dalayoan had to find a way to represent all the different aspects of a region that spans over 300,000 square kilometers and …

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Dubois County Museum: NSWC Crane Commanding Officer to Speak During Special Veterans Day Program

The Dubois County Museum will welcome Captain Duncan McKay, Commanding Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to the museum for a Veterans Day program on Saturday, November 12, 2022. The museum will open at 10:00 a.m. Captain McKay will speak at 10:30 a.m. from NSWC Crane, his …

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Richmond area emerges as destination for sport tourism with $76 million economic impact

The Richmond area is becoming a hotbed for one of the fastest growing tourism industries in the world: sports tourism. Sport tourism can take many forms. One of those most recognizable forms is when someone takes a trip to see their favorite NFL team play in a stadium across the …

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Football falls at Duquesne’s home

The Central Connecticut football team fell 30-6 to Duquesne on Saturday afternoon in Northeastern Conference action at Arute Field. The Blue Devils would be in position to tie the game early in the fourth quarter, but the Dukes would force a turnover en route to score 17 unanswered points. Nasir …

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US Navy moves forward with plans for new DC museum

Courtesy of Naval History and Heritage Command Posted on October 21, 2022 at 10:38 p.m. by The Maritime Executive The US Navy intends to acquire land next to the Washington Navy Yard to build a new museum as part of measures to immortalize its history and heritage. During …

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The World Heritage Cultural Center organizes the World of Colors concert

Sattie Persaud, Founder of WHCC and First Councilor of Newtown Daniel Rosenthal Color World Concert The World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC) International artists from 21 countries and cultures joined forces to celebrate diversity and the arts The World Heritage Cultural Center is a place where everyone is welcome and every …

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Football back in action on Saturday to welcome Duquesne

The Central Connecticut football team returns to the field after a week off to welcome Northeastern Conference foe Duquesne. The match is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Arute Field and if you’re unable to make the game in person, you can catch it on NEC Front Row with Bruce Biel …

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90-year-old Roxbury woman captures her heritage, family and community in words and photos

Hazel Hodgkins, left, of Roxbury and her daughter, Tina Howard, view photos of Rumford’s story at the Augusta Rumford Center at the University of Maine on Lowell Street. Hodgkins, 90, has spent much of his life researching the history of French Acadians in Rumford. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Times RUMFORD — …

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Rare silver cup once owned by Farmington Church now a museum piece

WILLIAMSBURG, VA./FARMINGTON, CT – A rare piece of handcrafted antique silverware that belonged to a church in Farmington has now been acquired by a prominent historic foundation in Virginia. A 17th-century caudle cup that belonged to the Puritan congregation of the First Church of Christ in Farmington, and was used …

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Philadelphia Museum of Art workers ratify pact and end strike | app

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are returning to work after reaching an agreement on a contract that ended a nearly three-week strike. The Philadelphia Museum of Art Union announced Sunday night that members had “voted 99% in favor” of ratifying what it called “our first …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Announces Variety of Suppliers for 2022 Business Expo

BRISTOL — The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce announced a variety of vendors for the upcoming 2022 Trade Show on October 19. The event will begin with the vendor’s setup at 3:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel at 42 Century Drive. This will be followed by a chamber …

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What you need to know as Japan fully reopens for tourism | app

Japan has reopened visa-free travel from dozens of countries around the world, eliminating its daily entry cap on tourist arrivals and making it easier for visitors to plan their own getaway to the country without a qualified reservation through a travel agency or licensed tour operator. . After more than …

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How tourism in the Sunshine State is weathering the storm

Last month, I attended the Brand USA Summit, a spirited gathering in Frankfurt where tourism board officials from across America and its territories met with European travel journalists to promote their cities and region. A number of CEOs from all over Florida crossed my path networking and they were proud …

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Heritage Insurance Company Chooses Guidewire Cloud to Increase Business Growth Agility – InsuranceNewsNet

TAMPA, Florida. & SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wealth insurance company (Heritage) and Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) announced that Heritage has selected InsuranceSuite on Guidewire Cloud to power core operations, simplify IT and quickly adapt to changing market demands. The company plans to implement InsuranceSuite starting with ClaimCenter simultaneously in all lines of …

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The Mystic Seaport Museum hosts an exhibition on Venetian glass

The Mystic Seaport Museum presents the new exhibition “Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano”, which celebrates the revival of glassmaking in Venice at the end of the 19th century and the artistic experimentation that the city has inspired visiting artists. Billed as “the first …

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This week’s good stuff: Meiser’s life in athletics, a tourism boom and a surprise rare book donation [editorial] | Our opinion

THE PROBLEM: Today is Friday, the day we take a few moments to highlight the good news in Lancaster County and the surrounding area. Some of these are welcome developments on the economic front or for neighborhoods in the region. Others are local stories of success, perseverance, compassion and creativity …

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Abenaki heritage subject of book, event

October 13 – When Joyce Heywood’s mother-in-law read a published copy of the writings of Heywood’s mother, Claudia Chicklas, she took away more than just learning about the perspective of an Abenaki woman in the 20th century. “My mother-in-law said what [she] took from that book was love — it’s …

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Crosby House Museum unveils portrait of Norman Rockwell

Oct. 13—Best known for his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers, Norman Rockwell wasn’t above the occasional publicity for companies like Jell-0 and Mass Mutual. One such advertisement, for canned peaches, featured a painting of Bing Crosby. The Crosby House Museum will unveil the painting at 2.30pm on Sunday. The date …

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Museum of Old Newbury organizes a conference on historical parades | Local News

NEWBURYPORT – The Museum of Old Newbury presents “The Best Ever! Parades in New England, 1788-1940” on Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. Historian Jane Nylander will talk about the parade tradition in New England, with photos from Newbury and Newburyport. His book is illustrated with nearly 300 photographs of …

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Find out what you need to know for Italian Heritage Month

I am so proud to be a third generation Italian American and consider myself lucky to have grown up in an Italian neighborhood in Union City. Italian Red Cross prepares meals for Rome’s homeless during coronavirus lockdownGetty Images As we celebrate Italian American Heritage Month, I think it would be …

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You can visit the Appalachian Trail Museum if you don’t want to hike

Intrigued by the Appalachian Trail? Lots of people are, but not everyone wants to run their 2,186 miles. In Gardners, Pennsylvania, travelers interested in the trail and its history can learn all about it at the Appalachian Trail Museum, a dedicated trail facility that connects Springer Mountain in Georgia and …

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“I want to see my community improve”

She even ran for Hamilton City Council in 2021 and doesn’t view the loss as a failed bid for office, but rather it opened up more opportunities for her to contribute to her city. “I really feel like I got to know the city a lot better to be able …

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Lancaster County tourism on track for another record year | Local company

Lancaster County tourism is hot like the flames from the balloons that brought nearly 18,000 visitors to the fields near Bird-in-Hand last month. “We had a lot of guests from the tri-state area,” said John Smucker, owner of the grounds where the Lancaster Balloon Festival and Fairgrounds were held, as …

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A popular North Central Connecticut vet is in mourning

TOLLAND, CT – North central Connecticut is mourning the loss of a popular veterinarian. Stafford resident, Vernon native and founder of Tolland-based Fenton River Veterinary Hospital Scott Morey died aged 38 on September 30 after a 12-month battle with glioblastoma. In a funeral home in Introvigne Golden Bookhe was fondly …

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Heritage Features Bust Coins and Error Coins in Upcoming Auction

Inheritance The Month-Long Showcase Auction selection continues with our October 17 Bust Coinage Showcase Auction, comprised entirely of Bust currencysilver coins minted between 1794 and around 1839. This auction focuses almost exclusively on the years 1807-1836 Bust wearing a half dollar series, a series with most dates minted in relatively …

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Westport Museum opens walking tour to explore the history of the Saugatuck River

The Westport Museum of History and Culture will open a new walking tour later this month featuring stories about the history of navigation and commerce on the Saugatuck River – beginning with its Indigenous peoples. “The tour explores history from when the Paugussett tribe lived in the area and used …

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Ad Creator Youngkin Wins State Contract for Tourism Ad | app

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin came under fire from Democrats on Wednesday after news outlets reported that his political ad maker recently received a six-figure contract for produce a state tourism ad featuring the Governor. Richmond-based Poolhouse made the single, winning bid for the project and …

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut’s “Find Your Vibe” Tourism Campaign Continues Through Fall

Press Releases 05/10/2022 Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut’s “Find Your Vibe” Tourism Campaign Continues Through Fall (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is extending its successful “Find Your Vibe” tourism campaign, which launched this summer, through the fall by launching of a new …

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Vice President Kamala Harris leaves after CT Central State visit

NEW BRITAIN – Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Central Connecticut State University today to meet with U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes and President and CEO of Planned Parenthood. The visit is timed to give Hayes, a second-term congresswoman representing Connecticut’s 5th District, a boost ahead of November’s midterms. It …

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Heritage Global Inc. will be presenting at the 2022 MicroCap Rodeo Windy City Roundup on October 12, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif./ACCESSWIRE/October 5, 2022/ Heritage Global Inc. (NASDAQ:HGBL) (“Heritage Global”, “HG” or “the Company”), an asset servicing firm specializing in financial and industrial asset transactions, has been invited to present at Microcap Rodeo Windy City Roundup 2022 conference, to be held live, in person on October 12e – 13e2022. …

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Visit of Vice President Kamala Harris to Central State of Connecticut

October 3, 2022Updated: October 3, 2022 3:16 p.m. Vice President Kamala Harris delivers the keynote address at the US Coast Guard Academy’s 141st launch drills earlier this year in New London. Harris is heading to Central Connecticut State University on Wednesday to discuss reproductive rights with U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes …

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Cities unite to boost tourism | Connecticut and area

The towns of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland are working together to create a brand plan aimed at increasing tourism in the area. The process began in 2020 with the completion of the Economic Vitality Action Plan to better develop and promote key industry sectors, as well as attract new …

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KidsPlay Children’s Museum in Torrington opens Asian exhibit

TORRINGTON— KidsPlay Children’s Museum brings kids’ imaginations to life, with interactive exhibits that let them play, build, pretend and learn, all in one place. The museum, located on Main Street across from the Warner Theatre, was recently chosen to host a Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit prototype, providing learning opportunities …

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St. Francis opens home roster with emphatic victory over Central Connecticut State | Sports

LORETTO — St. Francis University football fans finally got to see what all the buzz about Makai Jackson was about, and, on a play early in the second quarter, the 6-foot, 190-pound freshman wide receiver showed up. The routine pass down the middle that Jackson turned into a 29-yard touchdown …

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‘Twinkle Point’ Wee Faerie Village opens today at the Florence Griswold Museum with superhero tours

One of the whimsical Wee Faerie homes on display is Bettina Rowlands Botanical Gardens in Broad Brook, Connecticut. OLD LYME — Since 2009, more than 175,000 visitors have immersed themselves in the spirit of imagination and whimsy that emanates from visiting at least two dozen fairy-sized installations on the Museum …

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Tolland officials tout new regional tourism branding survey

September 28, 2022 The towns of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland are seeking community feedback on new regional tourism branding. Residents and business owners are encouraged to complete an online survey by October 11.The cities of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland have hired Dornenburg Kallenbach Advertising (DKA) to create a …

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Road Trip Close to Home: Queens County Farm Museum

It’s that time of year again – the crisp autumn air is setting in and the leaves are changing. For families looking for all the fun of fall, the Queens County Farm Museum is home to the Big Apple’s only corn maze. “Between the apple cider donuts, the wagon rides …

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Cathy Bochain proud to be part of UConn women’s athletics legacy

Cathy Bochain ’83 (PHR) doesn’t see herself as a trailblazer in UConn athletics, but rather as a builder of bridges to the success that Husky teams enjoy today. Bochain was a member of the first class of freshman female basketball student-athletes in which every member was a scholarship holder, and …

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Coventry and Mansfield want to improve tourism

September 28—The cities of Coventry and Mansfield are among four cities seeking input from community members on how to improve their tourism brand. The cities of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland have engaged Dornenburg Kallenbach Advertising to create a tourism brand for the four-city region. This new collective branding of …

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Wilton artist hosts exhibition with her family’s art at the Hammond Museum

The official title of the triptych of exhibits currently at the Hammond Museum, a few miles west of Ridgefield in North Salem, NYis “Artistic legacies and Zen sanctuary.” But a simpler title might be “Lucy Krupenye, family and friends”. Lucy, a sculptress from Wilton who works with found materials such …

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A look at New Jersey-based Goya Foods, Inc.

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, News 12 New Jersey visited the largest Hispanic food company in the United States. More than 2,500 products are manufactured right out of the Goya Foods, Inc. plant in Secaucus. It all started in 1936. “Our company has really tracked the immigration to …

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The Greaney Brothers lead Albany past Central Connecticut, 45-26

ALBANY, NY (AP) — Thomas Greaney caught two touchdown passes and his brother, defensive lineman Joseph, recovered a fumble and rumbled 77 yards for his first career touchdown as Albany beat Central Connecticut, 45 -29 Saturday. Todd Sibley rushed for 97 yards for a touchdown on the game’s first offensive …

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The World Heritage Cultural Center will showcase a global array of artists October

After too long a hiatus due to travel and event restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Newtown-based World Heritage Cultural Center returns to center stage with what promises to be a rich showcase , colorful, steeped in dance and music on stage at Edmond Town Hall on October 1. …

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UAlbany football earns first win of season, beats Central Connecticut State 45-26 behind Sibley and Greaney Brothers

ALBANY — On both sides of the ball, the UAlbany football team saw off Greaney on Saturday in central Connecticut State. UAlbany scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to pull away from the Blue Devils for a 45-26 victory, with brothers Joseph and Thomas Greaney managing the entire score …

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Westport Museum Creates Escape Room For Connecticut Witch Trials

WESTPORT — Just in time for the Halloween season, the Westport Museum of History and Culture is hosting an escape room that will transport attendees into a spooky, fictionalized adaptation of the real-life Connecticut witch panic of the 1600s. The event runs from October 2 to October 30. Taking place …

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At the Capitol, Connecticut Latinos celebrate heritage and set priorities

Sandra Ferreira-Molina said that when she was 6 years old and her family immigrated from Colombia to the United States, her parents “knew they were coming to the land of opportunity, and as I sit here, I I feel privileged.” Her mother looked at opportunities in America, like children buying …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Dr. Mario Perez, UConn Health Respirologist

Dr. Mario Perez leads medical residents and nurses on rounds in an intensive care floor at UConn John Dempsey Hospital (photo Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health). UConn Today spoke with Dr. Mario Perez, UConn Health pulmonologist, assistant professor of medicine in pulmonary medicine, critical care and sleep medicine at the UConn School …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s happening at Rockwell Park in Bristol

@DeanIWright BRISTOL – Back in Bristol on October 2, the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is heading to Rockwell Park to participate in its annual Central Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. “This season of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be our biggest and best yet. This is …

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The countdown begins for the KC 2022 Children’s Convention hosted by the Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Participants through Connecticut and beyond Learn to be healthy community citizens NORWALK, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To enable young people to become active and engaged members of their communities, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, Conn.organizes its KC 2022 Kids Convention October 14 and 15. The …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce holding an open house event

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is hosting a “Members and Prospective Members Open House” event on October 13. The open house will be held at the Chamber office at The Executive Suites at 440 N. Main St. from 4-6 p.m. The event will allow visitors to …

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CTVISIT ANNOUNCES A RECORD SUMMER FOR TOURISM; PARTNER OF THE SOUND ON SOUND CT FESTIVAL

100,000 people expected September 24-25Headliners: Stevie Nicks, David Matthews, Brandi CarlileLuminous HARTFORD, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After a record summer for tourism in ConnecticutCTvisit is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming inaugural Sound on Sound (SoS) music festival in Bridgeport, Connecticut September 24-25. Connecticut was recently …

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Hartford Supermarket highlighted during Hispanic Heritage Month – NBC Connecticut

At El Mercado in Hartford, you can find a bit of everything. From yucca to papaya, to tres leches cake and flan. “Any country in North and South America, whatever you’re looking for in your country or mine, you’ll find something here,” said company owner Ramon Flores. Flores has been …

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Royal fans give London tourism a boost amid UK economic woes – NBC Connecticut

Royal fans traveled to the heart of London to experience flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mile-long queue for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, deceased. after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while they’re here, they’re stocking up on hotels, …

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Westridge Court, owner of Heritage Square, seeks business tax to revamp its Naperville properties on Route 59 – Chicago Tribune

As developers move away from the big box stores at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, landowners on the east side of Highway 59 near the mall are asking Naperville for development tools to revitalize their commercial properties. On Tuesday, Naperville City Council will respond to a request from New York-based …

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Turning the grounds of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum into a park for New London

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum received an early 90th anniversary gift for New London, Connecticut to enjoy. Thanks to a donation of $500,000 from two of its administrators, the museum will transform its land into a park. “This is the greatest gift the museum has received since 1939, and it …

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Central Connecticut State University is investigating sexual assault allegations

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut (WTNH) – Central Connecticut State University in New Britain is investigating allegations of sexual assault against a student. CCSU President Zulma R. Toro asked anyone who might know anything to contact Dr. Craig Wright at her Office for Equity and Inclusion. Toro released a statement on the …

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This weekend’s West Dundee Heritage Fest offers three days of late summer and early fall fun – Chicago Tribune

Heritage Fest, the ancestor of the Elgin region’s late summer and early autumn celebrations, takes place this weekend in the inner city area of ​​West Dundee and in Grafelman Park . Kicking off Friday night, the long-running event will feature plenty of live music, food and family activities. The only …

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Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022!

Getty Images Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022 Museum Day 2022 is here! This Saturday, participating cultural institutions are offering free admission to visitors who present a Museum Day ticket. Each ticket offers free general admission for two people, and attendees can download one ticket per email …

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New England Air Museum Expands Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit Spring 2023 – NBC Connecticut

Soon, inside the New England Air Museum, “The Tuskegee Airmen: Their Untold Stories” will be on full display. Black fighter and bomber pilots were among the heroes of World War II, choosing to go to war to defend American interests, when their own nation did not grant them the rights …

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California, tribal leaders announce new tourism initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a state with the second-most federally recognized Indigenous tribes in the nation, California officials and tribal leaders announced an initiative Wednesday to boost tourism in Indigenous communities. The initiative, Visit Native California, and the accompanying website are funded by a $1 million grant from the …

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Hispanic Heritage Month begins Thursday in Waukegan with Fiestas Patrias

Hispanic Heritage Month begins Thursday in Waukegan with Queen’s Coronation Fiestas Patrias and a Grito de Dolores celebrating when Mexico declared independence from Spain in 1810. Fiestas Patrias begins Hispanic Heritage Month in Waukegan, which is also observed nationally from September 15 to October 15 to celebrate the independence of …

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Maine Tourism Conference scheduled for Bangor Oct. 19-20

The inaugural Maine-Stay 2022 conference was announced earlier this month and will take place October 19-20 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The conference will provide tourism and hospitality business owners, managers and decision-makers with new insights and data, and teach emerging trends designed to grow their business, according …

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A POW donates to the museum’s War Room

An autographed copy of Robinson’s book is now housed in the War Room of the Unicoi County Heritage Museum. By Martha Erwin The 40th season of the Unicoi County Heritage Museum and the 11th season of the Clinchfield Railway Museum will soon close for the season on Sunday, October 30. …

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New Britain Herald – Polish folk group performing at Central Connecticut State University this month

NEW BRITAIN – A world-renowned Polish song and dance ensemble will perform here at the end of this month. Slask is set to present “Around the World in 80 Minutes” on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. at Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Auditorium. The Polish folk band’s concert and …

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Bike lanes don’t make cycling safe

Everyone favors bike safety, but bike paths are not safe. This was demonstrated once again with the tragic death of US State Department Foreign Service Officer Sarah Langenkamp on August 25. Langenkamp, ​​who had recently returned from duty in Ukraine, was biking during the day, in a bike path on …

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A Fairfield Museum researcher examines defaced headstones in the Jewish cemetery

FAIRFIELD — An employee of the Fairfield Museum and History Center is studying desecrated headstones at a local Jewish cemetery as part of a personal project, and he says he hopes to repair the damage. The Shaare Torah Adath Israel Congregation Cemetery is just on the border of Fairfield and …

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Event in North Aurora to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora will host Danza Azteca Xochitl-Quetzal on October 1 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The event outside the library will run from 10 a.m. to noon, officials said. Danza Azteca Xochitl-Quetzal is a community of children and adults who sing and dance the indigenous music …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival kicks off in New London – NBC Connecticut

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London this weekend. Beginning Friday, the festival will continue until Sunday afternoon. The festival offers 16 different types of boats that people can visit and experience, free of charge. Held in New London for over 20 years, the festival aims to celebrate …

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New Britain Herald – New Britain Museum of American Art offering several programs and courses this month

NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Museum of American Art is ushering in the start of autumn with a number of programs and events this month. The Adult Studio Workshop will feature Sketch with the Masters this Thursday. The workshop for artists of all levels will be led by Kathleen …

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Bruce Springsteen artifacts arrive at the Grammy Museum – NBC Connecticut

Bruce Springsteen’s handwritten setlists and his favorite guitar are among the headline items that will travel across the country for a museum exhibit this fall. The Grammy Museum announced Wednesday that Bruce Springsteen Live! will open at the Grammy Museum LA Live in downtown Los Angeles on October 15. The …

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Quick Center with Mariachi Hereencia from Mexico City

Fairfield, CT – Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, celebrating the stories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a stronger nation”, and …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce 2022 Trade Show is back

BRISTOL — The 2022 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Trade Show will be held on October 19. The event will begin with the vendor set up at 3:00 p.m. at the hotel at 42 Century Drive. This will be followed by a chamber members reception from 4-5pm with hors d’oeuvres …

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A bit of ‘liquid sunshine’ wraps up Maine’s summer tourist season

Karen and David Batten walk with their Miniature Australian Shepherd, Roam, through the Old Port on a rainy Labor Day. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin couple were visiting Maine while touring the East Coast. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer Tom Bowes and Daniel Lemieux came to Maine to spend Labor Day weekend soaking up …

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Fairfield’s Operation Hope seeks new home as Great Hunger Museum prepares to move

FAIRFIELD — The Irish Great Hunger Museum planned move to Fairfield created a sense of urgency in Operation Hope’s plans to find a new headquarters. The Fairfield-based nonprofit’s administrative offices and pantry are now located in the space at 636 Old Post Road that the museum plans to one day …

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a conference on Victorian fashion

NORWALK, CT — The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a conference centered on Victorian clothing and fashion on October 2 at 2 p.m. The talk, titled “Victorian Fashion, Dangerous Dyes, and Murderous Millinery,” will be moderated by Deborah Kraak, a freelance museum professional specializing in historic textiles, costume, and interiors. …

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Small SC areas can apply for grants to develop tourism

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) — Small communities in South Carolina now have the opportunity to participate in a program designed to help bring visitors to undiscovered parts of the state. The Undiscover South Carolina grant program was created to grow tourism in smaller rural areas of the state, said Duane Parrish, …

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Former director of children’s museum pleads guilty to distributing child pornography | USAO-CT

Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced today that ROBERT ECKERT, 56, of West Hartford, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to distributing child pornography. According to court documents and statements made in court, Eckert used multiple internet platforms, …

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New Exhibit Opens in Fairfield, CT, Great Hunger Museum

Some of the contents of the permanently closed Irish Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut will be on display in a joint exhibit between Quinnipiac and the new Fairfield Great Hunger Museum at the Fairfield Museum and History Center from September 17. ‘An Gorta Mór: Selections from the …

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Cardoza’s first goal lifts Brown’s women’s football above Connecticut’s center in home opener

September 2, 2022 12:09 a.m. PROVIDENCE, RI – Brown’s women’s soccer team defeated Central Connecticut 1-0 Thursday night in the Bears’ return to Stevenson-Pincince Field. “It was a good win,” said the head coach Kia McNeill said. “Especially being able to get a result against Central. It’s an NCAA tournament …

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