Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut December 17th, 2019

December 17, 2019



Is the Connecticut River Valley the next Silicon Valley? It seems like technology companies are popping up all over the region, from startups in health-care and insurance technology, up to big companies that are hiring more and more people. Here are just three examples of how fast our state’s tech sector is growing.


Can you believe it? Christmas is just eight days away. If you’re looking for some last-minute holiday celebrations to enjoy with the family, then you’re in luck. 

Many of Connecticut’s most beloved holiday events are still going on through this weekend, including places to see Santa himself before the big day. 

The lucky winner of the December CTvisit Prize Pack will receive:

A Gift Certificate to ANTIQ’S. Located in the historic town of Farmington, ANTIQ’S has been open for 30 years and features an extensive collection of rare finds from early American and Victorian antiques to 18th- and 19th- century furniture, decorative accessories, art and more. Exclusions apply. For more information, visit:

A Holiday Ornament from Hartford Prints!. Hartford Prints! is a family-run paper goods shop and studio that specializes in distinctive letterpress for weddings, special occasions, and more. The retail shop in Hartford features handmade and homegrown goods and gifts perfect for the holiday season. For more information, visit:

Free admission for 4 to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is the state’s only zoo featuring primarily North and South American animals and several endangered species, including two rare Amur Leopard cubs. Open all year round. For more information, visit: