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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch 8am-Noon

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! To do, or not to do, that is the question. Summertime fun is plentiful this weekend with choices such as: The Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival, Riverfront Food Truck Festival or New London’s Sailfest. After a busy...
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PillowTalk: Somewhere In The Crowd

Throughout your life you have probably heard someone say that "there is someone out there for everyone". Almost every year, thousands of people attend ethnic festivals in Connecticut and beyond. They are usually filled with food, fun, families, friends, music and lots of ethnic pride. The annual...
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Madonna's Love Letter From Tupac Going Up For Auction

A letter that the late rapper Tupac Shakur wrote to Madonna from prison, is headed for auction. In spite of her efforts to prevent that from happening, a judge has ruled that Darlene Lutz is the owner of that letter, and therefore can do with it as she wants. And she wants to sell it! Ms. Lutz was...
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Cockroaches May Soon Be Unstoppable

I remember hearing years ago that cockroaches would be the only thing to survive a nuclear explosion. That's only true if they weren't directly in the blast area. But apparently our attempts to irradicate these pesky critters has only made them more indestructible. Many insects, including...
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PillowTalk: Mindfulness And Kindness Leads To Love

Is love right in front of us? How many times in our lives have opportunities to fall in love been handed to us on a silver platter. How many times have we let those opportunities slip away because we either didn't see it or didn't act on it? Thomas and Celeste from Waterford on the other hand were...
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The Emotional Support Animal Phenomenon Has Gotten Out Of Control

I understand how therapeutic animals can be. My cat and I get along famously. My wife and her horse have an unbelievable bond. Most pet owners can attest to the same. And for some people who have had traumatic experiences, the right dog can help them cope with daily life, where they wouldn't be...
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Great Food And Shows In Glastonbury

These FREE concerts are scheduled over four Wednesday nights in July from 7 - 9 p.m. The concerts will be held at the Welles Street Riverfront Park on the lawn behind the Riverfront Community Center in Glastonbury. Free parking and shuttle service will be available at 180 & 200 Glastonbury...
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Saturn Is Super Close To Earth

The planet Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the entire year on Tuesday. While it as the closest point in the daytime, it will still be visible to the naked eye all night long. And with a telescope, you should even be able to see its rings! The added bonus is there is no cloud cover...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 9th, 2019

One thing we love about Connecticut is that we’ve got so many great places to live. That’s one reason that there’s no state with a better quality of life than ours. At this time of the year we’re all thinking about the beach, right? For lots of us, living near the beach is the ideal, and if that’s...
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PillowTalk: The Final Ingredient To The Perfect Day

What better way to end the day than with a PillowTalk dedication to someone you love. Deyon from West Hartford loves an area of beach in Narragansett, RI, near Point Judith. Monday, both she and her sister Arlene had the day off and spent a "girls day" or in this case "sisters day" at the beach. On...
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