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

10 things you can do to manage coronavirus at home

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, you or someone in your household may get sick. Matthew Reynolds with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are steps you can take to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. 1. Stay home People who are mildly sick with COVID-19 … Continue reading 10 things you can do to manage coronavirus at home

Report: 10 Richest Cities in Connecticut

A list of the richest cities in Connecticut was released by Homesnacks and we think you might be surprised at which places made the list. Unexpectedly, the wealth is spread throughout the state according to data looking at the median income of residents, along with poverty levels, and unemployment rates. To keep this list focused on city-sized … Continue reading Report: 10 Richest Cities in Connecticut

Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury’s 94th Annual JumpFest

This will be the 94th year when ski jumpers and lovers of winter sports converge in Salisbury at Connecticut's signature winter event, JumpFest. Ski jumping was introduced to this bucolic town in 1926 when a Norwegian farmer, Mr. Satre sailed off his barn; making ski jumping a winter tradition here ever since. This year, JumpFest … Continue reading Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury’s 94th Annual JumpFest

Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

Winter 2020 classes begin this Saturday, January 18! NBYT has some fun offerings for your child/young adult no matter their experience or ability! Auditions for The Hobbit will be held on January 21 and 23 from 6-8 at Holmes Elementary School in New Britain. Auditions for Seas the Day: a Little Mermaid Tale will be … Continue reading Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

10 Spectacular Things to Do in Torrington

Renowned for its historic New England charm, Torrington, CT offers a variety of dining, shopping, recreational, and entertainment opportunities for visitors of all ages. The downtown area is a thriving cultural hub which is filled with theaters, museums, and art galleries.Torrington’s Burr Pond State Park or John A. Minetto State Park are the perfect choices for activities … Continue reading 10 Spectacular Things to Do in Torrington

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 … Continue reading 15 Outstanding Connecticut Flea Markets

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

Lottery Winner Plans to Pay it Forward

Evelyn Paradis of Colchester said she couldn't believe it when she realized she had won one of the $10,000 top prizes playing the CT Lottery scratch game, "10X Cash 13th Edition." "Sometimes I play, but not all the time. This morning, I decided to buy a ticket. I went home and was scratching the ticket...when I got a 3X and then … Continue reading Lottery Winner Plans to Pay it Forward

Ho Ho Ho: The Joy of Gifting with the Seaport Association

With just two weeks to go until Christmas Day, the Seaport Association in Norwalk Connecticut has made sure there is no “Claus” for alarm come December 25 by offering a collection of extraordinary gifts. The Seaport Association has just opened an online store making shopping for friends and family super easy. All gift certificates are … Continue reading Ho Ho Ho: The Joy of Gifting with the Seaport Association