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

Local Community Foundation Awards 5 Grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund

This Month, Main Street Community Foundation presented a total of $6,500 in grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund to organizations improving the lives of men and boys in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. The grants awarded are:  Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center - $1,500 - Passport to Manhood,  a … Continue reading Local Community Foundation Awards 5 Grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund