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The Connecticut Renaissance Festival Will Be Back For Its 23rd Year Of Fun & Festivities

Huzzah! Lords and Ladies, pray attend! The magic and enchantment of the Connecticut Renaissance Festival returns in 2021 for its 23rd year of mesmerizing guests with jousting, delicious food, birds of prey, exciting events, and fun. Here are a few things you can look forward to. You’ll also enjoy games, historical cooking demonstrations, themed days, […] The post The Connecticut Renaissance Festival Will Be Back For Its 23rd Year Of Fun & Festivities appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Last CT resident in church sanctuary gets 1 year stay of removal from ICE

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Haven immigrant who took sanctuary in a church for nearly two years has been given a stay of removal from ICE. Nelson Pinos left the First and Summerfield United Methodist Church on the New Haven Green in 2019 so he could continue to support his family.

First black female-owned brewery in CT being honored at New Haven Museum

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Beer and museums isn’t a combination that usually comes to mind, but that was the case on Friday in the Elm City. The New Haven Museum is honoring Rhythm Brewing Company, which is the first black female-owned beer company in Connecticut. Founder Alisa Bowens-Mercado was...
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CT vets discharged for being LGBT will now get their state benefits

State benefits will be restored to Connecticut service members who were denied honorable discharge due to their sexual orientation or gender identity thanks to a bill introduced and co-authored by Democratic state Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan. “For nearly 80 years, policies like ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ punished American patriots trying to...
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EXPLAINER: Why CT advocates still expect an eviction surge

A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden’s administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes. Many of them lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic and had fallen months behind on their rent.

Opinion: A CT woman's legacy helping strangers in Nicaragua

Elizabeth “Tish” Gibbs’ dream to make the world a better place for the people of Nagarote, Nicaragua, is a legacy that will live on in this tiny barrio and in the hearts and minds of all who knew her. She passed away on July 22 in her home in Norwalk at age 85.
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Court Docs Reveal That Former Miss Connecticut USA Is Accused of Living a Double-Life as Escort

Her married name was Regina Kim, her maiden name was Regina Turner and she was the 2011 winner of the Miss Connecticut USA Pageant representing Old Saybrook. According to Sportskeeda, her marriage to Dr. Han Jo Kim has ended and the couple's divorce has been settled. The documents related to the divorce raised eyebrows in both New York, where the couple lived, and in Connecticut, where Turner is from, based on some accusations made by the beauty queen's former spouse.