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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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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Latest List of Connecticut Jobs During The Coronavirus Outbreak

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, many individuals in Connecticut have been forced into unemployment as some businesses have been deemed non-essential by Gov. Ned Lamont. However, numerous stores throughout the state such as Walmart and Dollar General, are facing an unprecedented demand in terms of supplies and workers, which have caused many to look […]

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2020 Census: Hiring Event Offers $25 Per Hour Jobs in Terryville

Uncle Sam wants you to participate in the 2020 Census … and not just as a citizen who fills out the form. The Census Bureau is hiring up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country. A representative from Census 2020 will be at the Terryville Public Library […]

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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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Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer!

Holiday cheer is upon us in Connecticut! Get in the holiday spirit by getting out and experiencing some of the brilliant holiday lights festivals and displays around the state. Gather your family and friends for a festive, magical, memorable outing sure to delight audiences of all ages. Start a Family Tradition This year, the annual Lake […]

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