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Weekend According to Mike January 15th - 17th

***** Please keep in mind that although the State of Connecticut has begun a phased reopening, most events have been postponed or cancelled due to the Coronoavirus.***** Events: Get outside! Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort in Middlefield is open for skiing, snowboarding and tubing! Please... Read More

Our Companions January Pets of the Month

Susan Linker introduces Allan, Mike & Mary to two beautiful pets! Meet Brooke! She is a 3-year old Sight Hound who made her way to Our Companions by way of Afghanistan. Brook is a regal and sleek beauty, who can by shy upon an initial meeting. Once you've gained her trust, this independent gal... Read More

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut January 12th, 2021

As small businesses continue to navigate the pandemic, a good resource for them to utilize is the Connecticut Small Business Development Center. They provide small businesses with professional, confidential, no-cost business advising. And feature a number of COVID-19 business recovery resources... Read More
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Rich Answers: Rev. Darrell Goodwin

This week Rev. Dr. Shelley Best interviews Rev. Darrell Goodwin who serves as Executive Conference minister at Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ. Music in this episode provided by various artist Read More

This Gator Snuggles!

Are you looking for a snuggly, lovable, mellow purrrfect lap cat? Gator is an 8 year old handsome boy just looking to snuggle up with someone and would make an excellent companion. You really can’t find a cuter or more perfect cat! Gator is FIV+, however cats with FIV can live long, normal healthy... Read More
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Happy New Year from the English Lady!

Happy New Year everyone. Recently on December 21st , we experienced the Winter solstice and turned the corner, so that each day we move gradually from the dark into the light to a longer brighter day. A few weeks ago, I planted my Paper white Narcissus on pebbles, with just enough pebbles to anchor... Read More
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut January 5th, 2021

Just over a week ago, the Federal government approved a $900 billion stimulus package to deliver economic relief to small businesses and Americans impacted by the pandemic. Included in the stimulus package is more than $300 billion for small businesses, including $284 billion in loans through the... Read More

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut December 29th, 2020

As Connecticut small businesses continue to navigate the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the state is encouraging employers to utilize the Shared Work Program. Back in the fall, the Governor and the Connecticut Department of Labor held a press conference to make sure that businesses... Read More
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Rich Answers: Light Out of Darkness

This week Rev. Dr. Shelley Best ushers us past the christmas holiday and onward towards the new year. Take a deep breath, center yourself and focus. Music provided by various artists. Read More