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  • Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs

    Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs
    America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015. The brand is being...
  • Horace Silver dies at 85; pioneering jazz pianist and composer

    Horace Silver dies at 85; pioneering jazz pianist and composer
    Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85. Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of...
  • Jazz musician Horace Silver dies at age 85

    Jazz musician Horace Silver dies at age 85
    Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85. Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the Portuguese influence in the islands of Cape Verde, from where...
  • Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell

    Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell
    Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with disorderly conduct charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a shoving match in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday. Simon,...
  • Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion

    Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion
    Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business. Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...
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  • A Norwalk Doctor's Medical Mission to Ethiopia

    A Norwalk Doctor's Medical Mission to Ethiopia
    In February, Dr. Robert Weiss, of The Connecticut Center for Advanced ENT Care in Norwalk, traveled to the Konso region of Ethiopia with a group called Ethiopia's Daughters. “It’s a pretty remote tribal region,” says Weiss.  “We&...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • College Bills Require Strategy

    According to The College Board, in inflation-adjusted dollars, the cost of tuition more than doubled between 1973 and 2013; per student borrowing increased from $1,066 in 1970 to $6,928 in 2012; the number of borrowers more than doubled over the past...
  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander

    Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander
    Douglass Fowler of Norwalk had already served two tours as a Union soldier when, in the summer of 1862, he took command of a company of the 1,000-strong 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and once more headed south to the bloody battlefields of the...
  • A star in the East

    A star in the East
    STOWE, Vt. — The secret to happiness is perspective, and that's particularly true when skiing. For instance, should you be intimately familiar with the mighty mountains of the American West, East Coast skiing might seem tame, if not short, icy and...