Connecticut Ranks #10 for Robocalls in 2019

Robocalls are on the rise across the US. Nearly half the calls made from US cell phones in 2019 were spam according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission. Using data from the Federal Trade Commission’s National Do Not Call Registry, Provision Living analyzed robocall complaints in every state to identify where robocalls are […]

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Unusual Connecticut: Zaffis Museum of the Paranormal

John Zaffis is the nephew of controversial paranormal investigators Ed and Lorrain Warren. He followed in their footsteps, and has become famous for his Museum of the Paranormal, which is located on the bottom floor of a two-story building behind his house in Stratford, Connecticut. The collection includes items from cases that he worked over the […]

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Smartphone Screen Time: Baby Boomers and Millennials

Smartphones have become a major part of our lives. They’ve changed the way we communicate, work, travel and consume information. Smartphones have even allowed us to stay connected with family regardless of where they live. Grandparents can now easily see their newborn granddaughter thanks to apps like Facetime and share the news with friends on social media. […]

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2019 store closings list: These retailers are shuttering locations

2019 has been a record year for store closures in retail. In the U.S., retailers this year have announced plans to shut more than 9,300 locations. That’s up more than 50% from the total announced closures in 2018, which amounted to 5,844, Coresight said. Previously, the record was for the 8,069 store closures announced in […]

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Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

After receiving rave reviews for her compassionate and competent elderly care, Mary Donkor of Brooklyn, N.Y. was presented with the Assisted Living Services, Inc. Platinum Caregiver Award for September. The homecare agency surprised the live-in caregiver with the prestigious honor at the home of client Matilda Ellwanger in Madison, CT on Oct. 31, 2019. In addition to a check for […]

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Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret […]

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Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

Cooler temperatures in New England bring a flurry of winter wonders to Connecticut, where visitors can enjoy twinkling holiday lights and Santa sightings, new indoor and outdoor activities for adventure and history lovers, fireside dining, and reduced rates at hotels, inns and B&Bs along the shoreline and countryside. It is easy to maximize every moment […]

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Take it from Larry of Bristol. Number 1-6-2-0 is a “very good number.”

Larry Webster of Bristol is especially fond of playing the Play4 numbers 1-6-2-0, taken directly from the last four digits of his phone number.  On the night of November 11, Larry’s numbers paid off in a super-big way.   He made a “Straight” wager on a $5 bet and purchased four Play4 Night tickets.  When Larry’s 4-digit number […]

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