Connecticut

Take A Look At Your Town's Ballot Before You Vote

Tuesday (11/5) is Election Day . I like to be informed before I color in my circles on the ballot, and the state of Connecticut provides us the ability to do that. If you would like to get a look at the ballot in your town, click here to visit the state's website, then click on the town you live in...
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Best Connecticut Towns For Trick-Or-Treating

If you're looking for some of the best places to take the kids trick-or-treating on Halloween , here are a few suggestions compiled from the experts on such things. Go get that candy! KENT - Businesses on Main Street get into the spirit with decorations and handing out candy. Then you can stick...
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Museum Day Saturday Means Free Admission For You

Saturday (9/21/19) is Museum Day which is presented by Smithsonian Magazine . So if you ever wanted to bask in some culture right here in Connecticut , you can do it for free at a bunch of places. From the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol , to the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History...
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The Weekend According to Mike August 29th-September 1st 2019

MUSIC: Hootie and the Blowfish with The Barenaked Ladies at The Xfinity Theater Hartford Saturday August 31st at 7:30 PM www.livenation.com Shawn Mendes at Mohegan Sun Arena with Special Guest Alessia Cara August 30th & 31st 7:30PM $59.50-99.50 888-226-7711 or www.mohegansun.com THEATER: It's a...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut August 27th 2019

Connecticut has been known for manufacturing ever since there was a Connecticut, so it only stands to reason that we have some of the biggest manufacturing companies right here, of course, right? Well, IndustryWeek just came out with their annual list of the country’s biggest manufacturers, and...
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Places To Cool Off This Weekend

Dangerous heat this weekend means you'll want to find someplace to stay cool. If you don't have air conditioning at home, you may seek relief at the movies, or mall, or restaurants. But that's only good for a few hours. You may still need to cool off after the movie gets out, and in that case, you'...
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Where and When To See Fireworks This July!

If you're looking for 4th of July celebrations this month, here's where to find fireworks!
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All Connecticut Rest Areas Back Open 24/7

For the first time since 2016, all seven of Connecticut 's rest areas are staffed and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Governor Ned Lamont made it official at a press conference Monday morning at the rest stop off I-84 at Exit 2 in Danbury . The areas were open to vehicles over the past 3 years...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut February 26th, 2019

We’ve talked many times about how the experts keep ranking Connecticut as one of the top places to start a business. In fact, if you’re thinking about going out on your own there’s more ways than ever to help you get startedConnecticut is home to more and more business incubators. Those are places...
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Connecticut Among Most Educated States

In a study published at wallethub, the states were ranked to determine which are the most educated. The criteria used to determine that list included educational attainment, school quality, and achievement gaps between genders and races. When the numbers were crunched, Connecticut came in at #4...
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