100 Remarkable Things to do in Connecticut

Connecticut is the third smallest state by area, in the USA, and has the highest per-capita income. The capital city is Hartford. It is also known as Constitution State, the Provisions State, The Nutmeg state, and the Land of steady habits. Connecticut has a strong tradition with maritime, having the Connecticut and Thames Rivers, along … Continue reading 100 Remarkable Things to do in Connecticut

List: Grown-up & Family Fun New Year's Eve Celebrations in Connecticut

Ring in the New Year at one of Connecticut’s festive New Year’s Eve and First Night celebrations! Be sure to plan an entertaining outing of celebration and cheer with family and friends this year. Here’s what’s in store for welcoming in the New Year: Family Fun Celebrations Celebrate the New Year through the arts at First … Continue reading List: Grown-up & Family Fun New Year's Eve Celebrations in Connecticut

Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays in Connecticut

In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all  remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. Flocked trees are usually accepted, but … Continue reading Where and How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays in Connecticut

27 Electrifying Places to Get Down in Connecticut

Itching to put on your dancing shoes? From ballroom to barn dancing, social clubs to club scenes, Connecticut offers something for every type of dancer to get their groove on. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places for you to swing, salsa, even country line dance your way across Connecticut. Nightclubs World-class entertainment … Continue reading 27 Electrifying Places to Get Down in Connecticut

2019 store closings list: These retailers are shuttering locations

2019 has been a record year for store closures in retail. In the U.S., retailers this year have announced plans to shut more than 9,300 locations. That’s up more than 50% from the total announced closures in 2018, which amounted to 5,844, Coresight said. Previously, the record was for the 8,069 store closures announced in … Continue reading 2019 store closings list: These retailers are shuttering locations

39 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in December? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural, or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more! Active Adventure 1. Shred the slopes. Break out your skis, snowboards, and tubes for some downhill thrills at Mohawk Mountain Ski Area in Cornwall, Mount Southington Ski Area in Southington, Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort in Middlefield, … Continue reading 39 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

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 … Continue reading Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

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 … Continue reading Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport