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Conny the Whale’s fate remains uncertain as Connecticut Children’s Museum prepares to move

WEST HARTFORD — The sale of the Kingswood Oxford school property that the Children’s Museum calls home has essentially put a timer on the museum’s 64-year stay at 950 Trout Brook Drive, while the fate of the iconic Conny the Whale remains uncertain. The school announced it has reached an …

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New State Tourism Director Stevenson Brings Sunshine State Experience to CT

Connecticut has a new director of tourism with nearly three decades of experience in the industry who hopes to spur growth and more opportunities for attractions in the state. Noelle Stevenson quietly began her new role on November 15, succeeding Randy Fiveash, who retired in April. After meeting her team …

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children reopens after 20 months with new spaces

NORWALK – “We’ve been closed for 20 months,” said Robert Townes, director of public affairs for the Stepping Stones Museum for Children, which recently hosted a grand reopening. At first, the museum closed due to Covid issues, like most places, but then a renovation opportunity presented itself. “When the pandemic …

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PREVIEW: Black Bears host Central Connecticut State on Tuesday in Bangor

History links Orono, Maine – The Black Bears will claim back-to-back wins for the first time this season when they host Central Connecticut State on Tuesday night at the Cross Insurance Center at 7 p.m. ET. Maine has won back-to-back wins at the Cross Insurance Center, dating back to the …

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Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum reopens nearly two years after the pandemic closed

NORWALK – Originally closed in March 2020 due to COVID restrictions, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children has kept its doors closed a little longer to continue a massive renovation project in one fell swoop. The children’s museum will reopen to the public on Saturday at 8 a.m. and unveil …

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Central Connecticut state ordered to reinstate administrator

Central Connecticut State University has been ordered to reinstate Christopher Dukes, its former director of student conduct, following the dropping of criminal charges, the Hartford Current reported. Over a year ago, prosecutors dropped several criminal charges against Dukes related to a domestic incident in April 2018. The administrator was arrested …

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