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Connecticut Town Greens

What is the oldest town in Connecticut? Answer, Wethersfield and Windsor have ongoing discussions about which town was permanent first in the 1630’s. How many town greens are there in the state? There are 170, some towns have more than one. Which town has the largest green in the state and perhaps in the country? Read more…

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Love For The Elderly With A Handwritten Note

                  Jacob Cramer is a 19-year old Sophomore at Yale University who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He’s a young man who cares deeply about the elderly, fostered by the death of his Grandfather when he was in the 6th grade. To this day he misses him Read more…

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CASA Is Helping To Change A Child’s Story In Connecticut

As we speak, in February, 2020, more than 4 thousand children in Connecticut from birth to age 18 are in foster care. The current opioid epidemic has greater fueled this crisis. Children need advocates, someone to help speak for them, in the legal system, and that’s where CASA comes in. CASA stands for “Court Appointed Read more…

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Embroidery Extraordinaire In Connecticut

Born in Iran, Amy Minasyan of Washington Depot, Connecticut creates incredible monograms on any kind of textile you can imagine. She was taught the art of tailoring and sewing and embroidery from her Aunt long ago. When she came to America, she incorporated her know how into the fashion industry in New York City, and Read more…

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Give Blood To Give Time, Be A Donor

You may not know that nearly one quarter of the nation’s blood goes to help cancer patients in treatment, chemo takes a toll and make patient anemic. That’s why the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society are partnering to get more people to donate blood. Their spokesperson is model Cindy Crawford who lost Read more…

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Connecticut Save A Suit For Veterans Is Ready For The Next Level

On NYBERG, a Connecticut organization that is growing by leaps and bounds for Veterans transitioning back into civilian life. It’s called Save-A-Suit, and it was started 10 years ago by a very humble, passionate Air Force veteran, Scott Sokolowski of Southbury, Connecticut. The premise is simple, go through your closet and weed out suits and Read more…

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A Connecticut Photo Shop Is Staying Relevant In An Iphone World

Not so long ago film cameras were all the rage. You took your shots, and got your film developed. With smartphones now, things have changed dramatically for camera shops. In the 1960’s, here were maybe 30 or 40 camera shops in the state, now just three or four. Milford Photo is one of those survivors, Read more…

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Since 1772 The Stearns Family Farm In Storrs, Connecticut

The Stearns Family Farm, Mountain Dairy has been around since 1772 in Storrs, Connecticut and it’s into its tenth generation. It was initially a mulberry farm for the silk industry. In 1871, the dairy cows came in and the family went into the dairy business. It has survived the Great Depression, three barn fires and Read more…

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Director Of News at WTNH On Fireside Chats With Nyberg

My guest this evening live on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” at 8ish pm, will be a director of television news, Stacey Johnson. We will talk about her job, a business she has started, and her bout with melanoma. You’ll love her. Join us.

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Need A Label? There’s A Company In Connecticut For That

For decades, a label-making company has been thriving in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Label One/Privateer produces tapes and labels for large companies and small. When you think about it, everything you buy has a label or a sticker, chances are they may have been made by this company…that goes for it’s food and drink, health and Read more…

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