For Kids: Discover Connecticut – Virtually

Exploring Connecticut’s attractions is always a fantastic way to spend a day with the family, and while we may not be able to visit them all in person, there’s still much to discover –  virtually. Here is list of family-friendly virtual experiences. Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, Storrs Offering virtual puppet-making workshops and puppet […]

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Father’s Day in Connecticut: More Important Than Ever

As we prepare to celebrate Dad, we recognize that Father’s Day festivities may be different this year– but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the day special. Here are some great ideas for 2020. Gifts Made in Connecticut When shopping for a thoughtful gift for Dad, why not look right in your own state? Plenty […]

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This Connecticut Trooper Went Nuts! Take a Few Minutes and Watch This Jaw Dropping Video

A video posted to social media shows an enraged Connecticut state trooper screaming profanity at a driver during a traffic stop. An internal investigation is underway. The driver said he was pulled over because he made an obscene gesture without realizing the other driver was a state trooper. The video shows State Trooper Matthew Spina handcuff […]

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Pier 1 to go out of Business and Close All 540 stores — 8 in CT

Pier 1, the seller of wicker chairs and scented candles, said it will go out of business and permanently close all 540 of its stores. The Fort Worth, Texas- based company said Tuesday that it was unable to find a buyer for its business after filing for bankruptcy protection earlier this year. It will start […]

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Another Extension: Connecticut Now Targets June 20 to Reopen Bars & Gyms

Here is the latest guidance from the state: Gatherings: All social and recreational gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited. Religious, spiritual, and worship gatherings of more than 50 are prohibited. This remains in effect until June 20, unless earlier modified. Face Coverings: When in public and six-foot distance is unavoidable, face coverings are […]

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Bristol to Partner with Local Restaurants on Outdoor Dining

Restaurants in Connecticut will be able to offer outdoor dining with significant capacity restrictions as well as stringent public health regulations for cleaning, sanitizing and food handling beginning May 20th, according to the Governor’s latest Executive Order. To prepare, the City of Bristol started Monday to partner with local restaurants by offering on-site consultations and […]

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New Retailer to Open in Bristol While Another Shuts Down

You can now add another tenant to Bristol’s oldest Plaza. The owners of Bristol Plaza, announced the addition of Five Below to Bristol Plaza – the affordable retailer will be located in the former Roz & Ali store next door to Stop & Shop. Renovations are currently underway and the new store is expected to […]

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