Economic Reopening for Connecticut State: Struggles and Successes

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 …

Stamford, CT: Past, Present and all its Beauty

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 …

Educational Institutes Bolstering Economy

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 …

Recognition for CT Vets

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 …

Recent Local Festivals

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 …