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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut November 27th, 2018

Today, instead of telling you just one good thing about Connecticut, we’re going to tell you three! And they’re all about our capital city, Hartford! AND So this Saturday marks not only the first day of December, but also National Christmas Lights Day! And lucky for us, Connecticut has some pretty...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut November 20th, 2018

One of the best things about Connecticut is innovation. It’s been in our D-N-A since the 1790s, when Eli Terry pioneered mass production of clocks. Toothpaste in a tube, submarines, hamburgers, the erector set, Scrabble … even the Almond Joy – all invented here in Connecticut! Connecticut is...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut November 6th, 2018

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT CONNECTICUT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vernon Manor Well, now that Halloween has come and gone, you know what’s coming next. The holiday catalogs have already started arriving, stores are being decorated and soon we’ll start seeing those T-V commercials about the latest and...
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Rows of vineyards overlooking distant hills of New England countryside. Shot in Connecticut in the month of October.

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut October 30th, 2018

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT CONNECTICUT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vernon Manor You probably know that many of the fragrances, cosmetics and flavorings we use every day include ingredients made from chemicals with some really long names. A new Connecticut company is working to change that! AND Did you...
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HONEY BEES

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut October 23rd, 2018

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT CONNECTICUT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vernon Manor There’s a little company down in Norwich that just received a major honor. The SCORE Foundation, which is a national non-profit supported by the U-S Small Business Administration, just named its twenty-eighteen Outstanding...
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Connecticut Fall Foliage

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut October 16th 2018

Tell Me Something Good about Connecticut is brought to you by: Vernon Manor One of the great things about our state is the number of innovative and growing companies that we have. Inc magazine came out with its list of the country’s fastest-growing companies and, as you might expect, the list is...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut September 25th, 2018

We’re going to keep hearing stories like that for the next several years, because defense and aerospace are growing. There’s a new report from the state Office of Military Affairs that said “expectations for the years ahead are very high” and “the future seems bright for the Connecticut defense...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut September 19th, 2018

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT CONNECTICUT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Vernon Manor Can you believe it? The Big E has begun. And at the center of all the fun, food and excitement is the Connecticut Building on the Avenue of the States. If you haven’t checked it out already, this year’s building features...
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craft beer yum!

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut September 11th 2018

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut is brought to you by: Vernon Manor We’ve mentioned in the past that Connecticut has been a leader in clean energy like fuel cells for a long time. Fun fact – did you know the fuel cells used on the Apollo moon missions almost fifty years ago were developed...
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CONNECTICUT SUMMER BLACKBERRIES

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut July 31st, 2018

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut is brough to you by: Vernon Manor We’re known for lots of things here in Connecticut. And so many of those things have well-known brand names, so it’s no surprise that we’re home to some of the most valuable brands in the country. This is from an English...
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