Letter: Don’t Make People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Go To The Hospital Alone

Please join us in asking Governor Lamont to issue uniform guidance that will permit the loved ones or caregivers of adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), including autism and behavioral disorders, to accompany that person in the event of hospitalization during the current COVID-19 crisis.  The hospitalization of a person with I/DD-Read More

From Dark Coronavirus Places, Beautiful Things Still Grow

Here’s a message to all the essential workers; to the delivery drivers, mail carriers, utility workers, elder care specialists, police officers, truckers, farmers, security guards, warehouse workers, first responders, veterinarians, mechanics, grocery store employees, bus drivers, gas station attendants and people who drive the bulldozer at the dump: THANK YOU for all you do! WeRead More

NBYT Announces Online Activities and Summer Plans

Theaters were among the first to go “dark”—an industry term meaning that no events or performances are scheduled—during the current COVID-19 pandemic. No Boundaries Youth Theater in New Britain has been no exception, and the children’s theater has cancelled or postponed classes and performances along with thousands of other arts and cultural venues throughout theRead More

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 Read More

Litchfield Distillery Temporary Switches From Spirits to Disinfectant Alcohol Spray

Litchfield Distillery in Litchfield, Conn. has ceased normal production of its spirits to instead provide a public service: free disinfectant alcohol spray. When hand sanitizer started flying of the shelves due to coronavirus, Litchfield Distillery partner Jack Baker said it made sense for his company to take action. “Our industry makes high proof spirits and thereRead More

Connecticut to Ban Malls, Amusement Parks, Bowling Alleys to Combat the Coronavirus

Indoor Portions of Large Malls, Amusement Parks, and Bowling Alleys Added to List of Statewide Closures Effective 8PM Thursday Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, and Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey today announced that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is joining their coalition to implement a regional approach toRead More

Coronavirus CT Lockdown: 100 Things to Do While Trapped Inside

As sporting events are canceled, schools, restaurants, bars and gyms are closed and tourist hot spots are shut down, experts recommend that even those who show no sign of illness stay home during this time of global pandemic.  That’s right: It’s advised that you self-quarantine. Although remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others fromRead More

Connecticut Coronavirus Information Guide and Response Efforts

Key Points: The Connecticut DPH State Laboratory has confirmed three additional individuals have tested positive. In total, 95 individuals have been tested at the State Laboratory: 6 positive and 89 negative. Governor Lamont is signing an executive order that takes several actions: Prohibits all events in the state with over 250 people; Modifies the stateRead More

Food Trucks, Food Trucks and More Food Trucks in Connecticut

Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn’t really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all — you just have to know where to find them! Below are a list of food trucks and where you could find them in Connecticut. Fairfield County Coal House Food TruckCheck website for locationsRead More

36 Things to Do in Connecticut This March

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in March? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural, nature-oriented or romantic, we have you covered. Active Adventure 1. Fly in the sky. Float through the early spring sky with one of Connecticut’s hot air balloon companies! Make unforgettable memories at Aer Blarney Balloons and Berkshire Balloons! 2. Take in sights ofRead More

These Volunteers Prepared 1,000 Bags of Personal Care Items for People with Needs

Mott Corporation Health Ambassadors spent the afternoon with Wheeler on February 28, filling 1,000 bags with personal care items, from deodorant to toothpaste and more, for individuals and families in our care who may need these items due to homelessness, chronic illness, financial hardship, or other reasons. “Our partnership with Wheeler deeply connects our employee-owners withRead More

Two Towns Join Forces to Rename Negro Hill Brook

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and First Selectman Ted Shafer announced this week that the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, at its February 13, 2020 meeting, approved the proposal to change the name of Negro Hill Brook in Hartford County to Freeman Hill Brook. “We both received thoughtful comments from concerned citizens,” stated First Selectman Shafer. “ThisRead More

Check Out This Maple Sugar Festival

Maple Sugaring has been a tradition in New England for centuries that heralds the first glimpse of spring. This tradition was practiced long before the colonists arrived by Native Americans, who in fact where the first people to tap the sugar maple in order to make sugar. The gathering of sap and production of mapleRead More

The Definitive Guide to New Haven Pizza

There are regional pizza styles across the US, but none is perhaps more storied than New Haven-style pizza. Here now, Connecticut food writer Amy Kundrat breaks down the style and explores the city’s historic pizzerias. There is pizza, and then there is apizza. New Haven-style pizza is the latter; a hotter, crispier, and dirtier descendant of Neapolitan style pie.Read More

Over $10 Million in Hermes Purses to be Auctioned Off in Connecticut!

Who would think that a high-fashion French designer handbag would become one of the hottest investments of all? According to Time magazine and Fortune, the Hermes lines of Birkin, Kelly, and Constance bags are top-tier investments, with even pre-owned examples offering better returns than gold or the stock market! Why? Several factors are at play, including Hermes’ topRead More

Connecticut Announces Late Winter Activities and Previews Springtime Fun

Destinations across Connecticut are embracing the last few weeks of winter—and preparing for spring—by offering a variety of new and unique ways to enjoy the state’s unparalleled blend of natural wonders, arts and cultural offerings, active adventures and culinary experiences, from eagle watching along the Connecticut River and maple sugaring in the countryside, to zipliningRead More

This Gargantuan Connecticut Cocktail Trail is a Must do. You Can Really Feel The Effervescence!

The Cocktail Culture has found a warm and welcoming home in Connecticut, where restaurants and other destinations have embraced all the wonders that a bartender armed with a shaker and the perfect ingredients can work. CT Visit developed the Connecticut Signature Cocktail Trail by incorporating professional opinions with the results of our own social mediaRead More

Welcome to Our Grand Opening!

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