Festa Forest Trails officially open to residents

22 October 2016, 10:54 pm

The town recently dedicated the three miles of hiking trails in the Plymouth Reservoir Recreational Area to the memory of late former Mayor Vincent Festa, who arranged the purchase of the 178-acre wooded parcel from the Connecticut Water Co. in 2012.... Read More »

The One Place In Connecticut That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

22 October 2016, 8:32 pm

Turns out there’s a world of fantasy, right here in Connecticut. This state park is rumored to have once been inhabited by Satan himself, but maybe it was actually Sauron. You don’t have to be a hobbit to explore this patch of land, so feel free to ...... Read More »

CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven, Haydn and Mendelssohn

22 October 2016, 5:04 pm

Celebrating 20 years of making music across Connecticut and abroad, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra commences its 20th anniversary season later this month with a concert featuring major works by Beethoven, Haydn, and Mendelssohn.... Read More »

Connecticut School Cancels Hallowe’en, Citing “Respect for Religious Beliefs”

22 October 2016, 1:34 pm

An elementary school in Niantic, CT has canceled its Hallowe’en festivities citing ... NY says that the decision is causing controversy among parents in this Connecticut community. One parent said it’s an overreaction and a “knee-jerk decision.”... Read More »

CT startup wants to use artificial intelligence to grow small businesses

22 October 2016, 12:02 pm

BRIDGEPORT - The owner of a Bridgeport startup says he is working toward using artificial intelligence to help grow small businesses throughout the state of Connecticut. Chris Sacchinelli, the founder of HelpGrowCT, says the company's goal is to provide ...... Read More »

Connecticut Post Mall Decides to Remain Closed Thanksgiving

22 October 2016, 5:00 am

MILFORD, CT — Connecticut Post Mall says it will be closed on Thanksgiving because it "wants to help renew the tradition of families spending Thanksgiving together and rekindle the magic of Black Friday as the official start of the holiday shopping season."... Read More »

State: Compliance of CT Grown law erratic at farmer’s markets

21 October 2016, 10:18 am

Inspections at farmers’ markets showed compliance of new state law on using a Connecticut Grown logo varied widely. This was the first season the state law effect. It requires anyone selling a claimed Connecticut-grown farm product at a farmers' market ...... Read More »

Connecticut voter registrations top 2 million

21 October 2016, 9:42 am

The latest voter registration numbers in Connecticut may not help forecast the likely winners on Election Day, but they do indicate the polls will be crowded. With the Nov. 1 deadline to register to vote online, by mail, or in person less than two weeks ...... Read More »

CT Elections Chief: Integrity of Ballot is Near-Certain

20 October 2016, 5:00 pm

Specifically, she said any notion that Connecticut’s elections can somehow be manipulated or altered is a scare tactic because of the mechanics involved. First of all, local elections in Connecticut use very little modern technology when it comes to ...... Read More »

CT lost 5,200 jobs last month as state layoffs took a toll

20 October 2016, 8:22 am

State employee layoffs began to take their toll on Connecticut’s job market in September even as the unemployment rate improved Thursday. The Department of Labor reported that Connecticut lost 5,200 jobs last month, including 2,900 from state government.... Read More »

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