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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut August 20th 2019

Here’s something that doesn’t really sound like news – at least until you look a little deeper. A British think tank called the Legatum Institute analyzed a mountain of economic data going back to two-thousand-nine and found that Connecticut is the second-most prosperous state. No surprise, right?...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut August 13th, 2019

We’ve got three quick little items to add to the list of reasons why Connecticut is such a great place to live! Safety and value are more great reasons for living in Connecticut. AND Summer’s not over yet! Connecticut is jam packed with events this weekend, from country fairs to one of the area’s...
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ax throwing

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut August 6th 2019

Have you heard about the latest trend in fun things to do? It’s catching on here in Connecticut, and now it’s a business opportunity for you as well. The newest thing is axe throwing, and there are now four axe-throwing places open – in Newington, Hartford, Wallingford and Wethersfield. And, it’s...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 30th, 2019

Now, if you know your Connecticut history you know that for many years Connecticut was a powerhouse in the textile industry, dating back to the days before electricity when water power ran the mills. And with all the rivers in Connecticut, textile mills sprang up everywhere. There’s a company that...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 23rd, 2019

Okay, moms and dads – or people thinking about becoming moms and dads – Connecticut is the place for you, especially if, like most of us, you’re trying to balance your family life with your working life. That’s according to the financial-news website WalletHub, which is out with its rankings of...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 16th, 2019

What were you doing fifty years ago? If you’re of the age where you can remember that far back, chances are you were glued to the television, because fifty years ago today the Apollo Eleven astronauts lifted off to go to the moon, and everybody was watching. Just four days later, Neil Armstrong...
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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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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 7th 2019

Connecticut is a great place to live, work and play. A lot of us who are thinking about taking a job think about the “live” and the “play,” but the “work” is what enables us to live and play. And that’s one more reason to consider Connecticut, because we’ve got some of the best employers...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut June 25th 2019

Back in the day there was a T-V commercial that said “when you’ve got your health, you’ve got just about everything.” Health is important, and it’s just one more reason Connecticut’s quality of life just can’t be beat. AND Summer’s in full swing and so is strawberry season! Strawberries are the...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut June 18th 2019

Connecticut has been making cool things for centuries. This morning I want to talk about two things to add to that long, long list. We all remember “it takes a licking and keeps on ticking” – Timex, of course. Timex was started in Waterbury in eighteen-fifty-four, and they just started making a new...
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