So What Do You Think, is Connecticut Ready to Reopen?

There has been an ongoing argument over who can reopen the economy and about whether public officials should reopen the economy. Governors can permit the economy to reopen, but only the people can reopen the economy. Commerce will only happen if people agree to engage in it, and they will continue to engage in much […]

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New Chain to Fill Former Staples Building in Bristol

Harbor Freight Tools is coming to Bristol this summer.  The new store is slated for the former Staples building, located at 871 Farmington Avenue and will be the tenth Harbor Freight Tools store in Connecticut. The 24,000-square-foot store will stock a full selection of tools and accessories in categories including automotive, air and power tools, […]

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74 Top Employers in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to 14 of the businesses on the Fortune 500 list — as well as 60 more leaders in such growing industries as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, insurtech, medtech and more. Listed below are the Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Connecticut, but scroll down to see a few more examples of the top […]

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Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

After receiving rave reviews for her compassionate and competent elderly care, Mary Donkor of Brooklyn, N.Y. was presented with the Assisted Living Services, Inc. Platinum Caregiver Award for September. The homecare agency surprised the live-in caregiver with the prestigious honor at the home of client Matilda Ellwanger in Madison, CT on Oct. 31, 2019. In addition to a check for […]

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Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

November 25, 2019 –The City of Bridgeport and the Small and Minority Business Enterprise is partnering with Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union to help low income families afford the cars they need to get back and forth to work. Mayor Joe Ganim made the announcement about the Working Wheels program at a press conference on November 19, 2019 at the Margaret […]

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Celebrate the Season in Connecticut with New Holiday and Winter Events, Family Friendly Activities and Charming Getaways

Cooler temperatures in New England bring a flurry of winter wonders to Connecticut, where visitors can enjoy twinkling holiday lights and Santa sightings, new indoor and outdoor activities for adventure and history lovers, fireside dining, and reduced rates at hotels, inns and B&Bs along the shoreline and countryside. It is easy to maximize every moment […]

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The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were […]

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Ski Sundown to Host Job Fairs

Come out an application and receive an on-the-spot interview! Ski Sundown has winter employment opportunities for customer-service oriented and enthusiastic people in the following departments: Snowsports SchoolLift OperationsLoss PreventionRental ShopWelcome CenterSnow Sports ShopSnowmakingGroomingTerrain FeaturesFood & BeverageFacilities Maintenance Volunteer positions are available in our Adaptive Program, as well as National Ski Patrol Mountain Hosts. Most positions […]

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