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Ogham The Oldest Gaelic Language

Ogham is the earliest written form of Primitive Irish, the oldest of the Gaelic languages. Ogham was first used in Ireland and parts of England, Scotland and Wales between the 2nd and 6th centuries. Though its actual origins remain a mystery, it’s believed the Celts desired a cryptic alphabet that could not be deciphered by Roman Britain. Represented as a series of perpendicular Read more…

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States of the Union, Reflections On The 2016 Presidential Election

Politically the landscape changes everyday. Headlines out of this White House or any other, can give you whiplash. Right after the 2016 presidential election Michaela Papa of New Haven wanted to know what people were thinking. She put the word out that she was accepting reflections from people, no matter their politics, to put them in a Read more…

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Calling All Yarn Enthusiasts

Are you the type of person who has never seen a yarn shop you didn’t love? That would be me. I have been knitting since I was a child, my Grandmother taught me how to use the “sticks.” Millions of women and men create with yarn around the world. Dayna Mankowski calls herself the “Crafty Scientist.” She’s Read more…

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The Women’s Campaign School At Yale Is Turning Out Prepared Female Political Candidates

  Are you a woman with a passion for politics..have you thought about running for office? It’s a tough business, you need know how. The Women’s Campaign School at Yale convenes every summer with 80 diverse students and faculty from both sides of the aisle, some who have worked on presidential campaigns. It’s five days of intensive training Read more…

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Pitch Perfect At The University Of New Haven, Season 1 Episode 4

Welcome to Season 1 of “Pitch Perfect,” a brand new show hosted by Mike Maguire at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. Young entrepreneurs from universities all around Connecticut get their chance to pitch their new business ideas in front of a panel of expert judges, get feedback, and battle it out to move on to Read more…

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Structural Graphics Markets Companies With “Pop Up” Flair

If you’re looking for “pop up” marketing for your business, look no further than Structural Graphics in Essex, Connecticut. Paper engineers, are hard at work making items that are physical and also virtual that cut through the clutter. Their clients include small companies and the biggest, Google, Toyota to name a few. Structural Chairman, Mike Maguire and Read more…

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Connecticut Shoreline Moms Form A Coalition To Help Their Special Needs Kids

In the shoreline towns of Madison and Guilford parents of children who are on the autism spectrum or who have special needs have formed a group to help them move forward in uncharted  waters. They’re part of SEPTO or Special Education Parent Teacher Organization. Their goes is to help their kids thrive and become independent members of Read more…

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News 8 Anchor Anne Craig Says Goodbye For All The Right Reasons

This is a frank conversation with News 8’s Anne Craig. Anne is stepping away from the news business. After more than 20 years in the business, she is headed home for now. She has been longing to spend more time with her two young children and her husband and perhaps pen some children’s books. Life is Read more…

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Pitch Perfect: Season 1 Episode 3

Welcome to Season 1 of “Pitch Perfect,” a brand new show hosted by Mike Maguire at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. Young entrepreneurs from universities all around Connecticut get their chance to pitch their new business ideas in front of a panel of expert judges, get feedback, and battle it out to move on to Read more…

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Jordan Porco Foundation Is A Guiding Light In Preventing Teen Suicide

With the pressures of today’s society, taking care of teens and young adults with mental health issues is more important than ever. Suicide among young people in America is climbing. The Jordan Porco Foundation, named after a young man who took his life in 2011, is leading the charge in getting young people to talk to each Read more…

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