Connecticut is no stranger to fiscal friction. One needs to just look at the Great Recession that impacted the nation as a whole but then its own tax hikes and continual fixed cost increases. This has – unsurprisingly – resulted in the emergence of a distrust of leadership. Thus now our leaders are facing an […]
Not much is going on in the tristate area right now due to the novel coronavirus. Having said that, an increasing amount of organizations are adapting to the current new reality with virtual events. One of these is the annual EFFY – Environmental Film Festival at Yale – which has now moved its student-run environmental […]
In this video, USDA NRCS employee Dr. Kim McCracken presents a workshop on how to put together a resume for federal government jobs.
Connecticut – while traditionally best known for being The Constitution State and having Yankee Doodle as its state song – has many hidden unexplored gems. Today we take a brief look at two of them: Lakeside Diner and the current exhibition at Stamford History Center. Of course there are a ton of diners throughout Connecticut […]
Recent numbers have shown that the University of Connecticut has been providing a huge boost to the local state economy. President of the University, Thomas Katsouleas pointed out that it had provided $5.3billion to the local economy. He said: “UConn is part of a constellation of public higher education institutions in Connecticut, and they all […]
Two days ago as we saw in the new year (and new decade), for people in Connecticut there were some new laws as well. Indeed, 24 new laws have now been put in place and impact industries from technology to taxes, health policies and licenses. In this article we take a brief look at some of […]
The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame began honoring individuals following their completion of honorable military service in 2005. It was set up in order to “recognize Veterans for their countless contributions to society after their service.” Next week will see the inauguration of 10 new veterans into the Hall of Fame. They are known as […]
Local community festivals have the potential to have many positive impacts on the region. This includes: A boost to the economy Bolstering relationships between individuals and local organizations Cultivating pride in the community At the end of last month Downtown Milford put on some great activities for Halloween for kids. The Halloweekend Fall Festival. Parents […]