15 Outstanding Connecticut Flea Markets

Whether you’re looking for priceless antiquities or you just want to stock up on some inexpensive items for yourself or the house, the several flea markets scattered around Connecticut will have just what you need. Flea markets are a great place to find unique goods, such as a lovely vase for your side table or […]

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Fundraising Campaign Beats Challenge Goal, Raises 63K Total for Nutrition Programming

Donors to Wheeler honored retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, by contributing more than $38,000 in her name, spurred on by the challenge of an anonymous $25,000 matching gift.  The total raised to support the program, between the match and the contributions, exceeds $63,000.  Walkama retired on November 1 after nearly 40 […]

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Tourism Contributes $15.5 Billion to Connecticut Economy, Supports Seven Consecutive Years of Job Growth

Connecticut’s tourism industry continues to be a proven generator of business sales, tax revenues and statewide jobs. In one of the strongest years in the past decade, tourism posted $15.5 billion in total business sales in 2017—a 5.5% increase over 2015. This finding and others are outlined in an economic impact study announced today by […]

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Winter Is Here And No Boundaries Youth Theater Has A Lot To Offer

Please NBYT on January 7, 2020 at 6:30pm for a free event to kick off 2020. Featured will be a presentation by the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts regarding their half and full day art programs for high school students. If you believe your child’s education could be enhanced by focusing more on the arts during normal […]

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Check Out These Fantabulous Winter Ideas in Connecticut

Why spend a winter weekend kicking around the house when you can be exploring so much of what Connecticut has to offer instead? Whether you like being indoors or out, whether it’s food or fun you’re after, Connecticut has lots of answers for you on its wintertime menu. Pick a few and try them out. […]

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Bristol Rep Opposes New Digital Tax

Connecticut users of the streaming music service Spotify received emails recently that the state sales tax on digital goods would increase in October. As of October 1, 2019, sales of “digital goods,” which includes audio works, visual works, audio-visual works, reading materials or ring tones, which are electronically accessed or transferred, are subject to sales […]

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Bristol Mayor’s Task Force to Hold Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil

On Wednesday, October 2 at 5 p.m., the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/AIDS will hold its annual Candlelight Vigil on Federal Hill Green on Queen Street in Bristol to honor and remember those who live with HIV, those who have died and the families and friends affected by this disease. The Task Force includes […]

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5 Common Reasons People Get Fired

I see no point in mincing words here: If you’re an at-will employee—as most of us non-union members are—you can get fired at any time for no reason at all (so long as it isn’t illegal). That’s a fact. But assuming you don’t work for an organization that’s likely to ax you for well, doing a […]

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