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

Over $53,000 in Grants Announced from Women & Girls’ Fund

Building self-esteem and extinguishing self-doubt through collective action. That was the theme at the Annual Meeting & Grantee Reception for Main Street Community Foundation’s Women & Girls’ Fund held on January 16, 2020.   The annual event gathered donors, community members and Fund representatives to award $53,000 in grants to 18 organizations serving women and girls … Continue reading Over $53,000 in Grants Announced from Women & Girls’ Fund

Take Part in Native American Winter Survival Techniques

Modern resources, gadgets, apps, and technology – we all use them to make our lives easier. But what if we didn’t have all of them to rely on? Native American communities living in Connecticut managed to live quite comfortably through the harsh New England winter. They spent the summer and fall preparing, storing, and foraging … Continue reading Take Part in Native American Winter Survival Techniques

Check Out These Award Winning Connecticut Restaurants

Looking for the best restaurants in Connecticut? There are so many great spots to choose from, so we turned to the Connecticut Restaurant Association for the 2019 winners and nominees of its annual CRAzies Awards. The awards consider hundreds of contenders, select a short list of nominee finalists, and finally, award winners for the best restaurants in each region. … Continue reading Check Out These Award Winning Connecticut Restaurants

This is Where the First Pay Phone in Connecticut Was

Though cell phones and other pocket technology have rendered public phones nearly obsolete, there was once a time when the classic payphone was a novel, necessary invention. William Gray invented the first pay phone in 1889. It was installed in a bank in Hartford, Connecticut. His innovation allowed everyday people who couldn’t afford their own phones to … Continue reading This is Where the First Pay Phone in Connecticut Was

Get to Know Connecticut's Mum City

Best known for being the home of ESPN, Bristol is filled with unique things to see and do which you can’t experience anywhere else. It’s home to one of the oldest continuously running theme parks in the nation, Lake Compounce. Another attraction that you can only find in Bristol is the American Clock & Watch … Continue reading Get to Know Connecticut's Mum City

10 Connecticut Stereotypes That Are Absolutely True

1. Nutmeggers Are All Up In Everyone Else’s Business You’ve heard of small town gossip, well...Connecticut has small state gossip. What can you expect in a state so small everyone’s practically related. You put two Connecticuters in a room and they’re bound to know at least five of the same people. It’s just the way … Continue reading 10 Connecticut Stereotypes That Are Absolutely True

Connecticut Ranks #10 for Robocalls in 2019

Robocalls are on the rise across the US. Nearly half the calls made from US cell phones in 2019 were spam according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission. Using data from the Federal Trade Commission's National Do Not Call Registry, Provision Living analyzed robocall complaints in every state to identify where robocalls are … Continue reading Connecticut Ranks #10 for Robocalls in 2019