List of Nursing Homes Testing Positive With Coronavirus

Governor Lamont announced that his administration is collaborating with Connecticut’s long-term care facilities on a medical surge plan that will involve moving some residents and the creation of dedicated spaces for residents who are COVID-19 positive. As the number of individuals who are diagnosed rises, the health care system will be stretched to extremes. Compounding … Continue reading List of Nursing Homes Testing Positive With Coronavirus

This Coronavirus Sucks Doesn’t it? Jokes Spread on Social Media. Here’s a Sample

The term “homebody” is taking on new significance in the age of the coronavirus crisis. In order to slow the spread of this insidious disease, we are being advised to stay put, not to go out, don’t do anything but practice social distancing. Americans may be facing a deadly pandemic, but they’re not letting it … Continue reading This Coronavirus Sucks Doesn’t it? Jokes Spread on Social Media. Here’s a Sample

Hangry? Check Out Our List of Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery — Add to The List!

Many businesses in Connecticut have been forced to close temporarily under the governor's executive orders to protect the spread of coronavirus. Restaurants, however, are deemed essential, and as long as they offer takeout or delivery, they can stay open. We've created an updated directory for hot meals near you to find or submit a restaurant in your … Continue reading Hangry? Check Out Our List of Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery — Add to The List!

A Quick Guide to Those Receiving The Stimulus Check and The Ones Left Behind

Most Nutmeggers grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic’s changes to daily life and economic impacts can expect checks from the federal government in the coming weeks. Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the checks. The stimulus plan outlines the following amounts based on your adjusted gross income and filing status:  Filing status AGI amount Stimulus check amount Single $75,000 or less $1,200 Married filing … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Those Receiving The Stimulus Check and The Ones Left Behind

Connecticut Towns Begin Closing Parks, Bristol and Greenwich Among Others

The latest confirmed numbers of the coronavirus in Connecticut are 34 deaths, 1,993 positive cases and 404 hospitalizations. The state saw its largest increase Sunday, when 469 new cases were reported. The figures may be shocking but state health officials have cautioned that cases will continue to rise until at least mid-April and part of … Continue reading Connecticut Towns Begin Closing Parks, Bristol and Greenwich Among Others

New Virtual Dating App ‘Quarantine Together’ Emerges To Relieve Some Tension

If there has ever been a weird time to date, this is it. But even as millions of Americans stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, nothing is stopping them from dating online. Daniel Ahmadizadeh and Christopher Smeder designed Quarantine Together, a dating app for exactly this moment. "People need to stay home and … Continue reading New Virtual Dating App ‘Quarantine Together’ Emerges To Relieve Some Tension

Connecticut Battles Coronavirus Price Gouging — Walmart and Amazon Under Fire

Price Gouging Price gouging is up over the past week as communities across Connecticut react to the coronavirus, according to the Better Business Bureau. BBB has seen an increase in complaints from consumers about price gouging for critical items such as bottled water, hand sanitizer, face masks, and food supplies as “social distancing” restrictions go … Continue reading Connecticut Battles Coronavirus Price Gouging — Walmart and Amazon Under Fire

Free Plastic Bags are Back in Connecticut During Coronavirus Crisis

Many grocery stores are telling customers not to bring reusable bags to shop over concerns they could carry coronavirus into the stores. In response to that, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday that he was lifting the 10-cent tax on single-use plastic bags. The order enables stores to once again provide the single-use bags for free. The … Continue reading Free Plastic Bags are Back in Connecticut During Coronavirus Crisis

American Pickers are Coming to Connecticut — Seeks Collections

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the team of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” will be traveling through Connecticut this summer with plans to film episodes of the show locally at the end of May. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of antique picking. The show follows Mr. Wolfe and Mr. Fritz, … Continue reading American Pickers are Coming to Connecticut — Seeks Collections

Emergency Relief Funds for Small Businesses & Nonprofits Available Now

The Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program will provide emergency cash flow relief to small businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by COVID-19. Through this program, Connecticut is now offering qualifying organizations with 100 or fewer employees access to no-interest loans. The results of a recent survey conducted by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) found that the … Continue reading Emergency Relief Funds for Small Businesses & Nonprofits Available Now