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2008, 2009, 2010 Green Coast Award -- Best Independent Bed and Breakfast in CT: The Green Coast Awards honor and recognize individuals, businesses, services, and organizations throughout Fairfield County in Connecticut that are socially and environmentally responsible, promote sustainability, have high ethical standards and make conscious decisions everyday to improve our communities and the health of the planet.
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2.) Sustainability as part of mission statement and/or company/organizational goals.
3.) Record of sustainable innovation or support of sustainable innovation.
4.) Supports local conservation/environmental projects.
5.) Committed to sustainability through company culture and products.
6.) Approved by Green Coast Awards Advisory Board.

 

New York’s Same-Sex Marriage Law May Provide Economic Boon

Bloomberg

June 28, 2011, 9:41 AM EDT

By Christopher Palmeri and William Selway

June 28 (Bloomberg) — Barbara Simkins might have been just another struggling bed-and-breakfast owner after opening the Green Rocks Inn near the New York state line in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

After her state’s Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in October 2008, Simkins, 60, was named a justice of the peace. She performed more than 75 weddings for such couples in 2010 and may more than double that number this year.

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