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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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A Home Called New England

  “A Home Called New England,” A new book just coming out chronicles the history of homes all the way back to the 1600’s. The architect behind the book is Duo Dickinson, in practice for 40-years in Madison and has built all kinds of dwelling in the area…much of his work has pro-bono over the years as Read more…

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A Connecticut Christmas

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. A Connecticut photographer has just the right thing to put on your gift list, a beautiful coffee table book called “A Connecticut Christmas.” Caryn B. Davis of Chester, spent two years running around the state during Christmas time capturing just the right images. The book has some 400 Read more…

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Christine Negroni’s “The Crash Detectives”

  Captain Sully Sullenberger, who landed on the Hudson in January of 2009, saving all on board, says investigator, Christine Negroni clearly understand the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety. When an air disaster happens, ABC news calls in Negroni in order to report such an event responsibly. In her second book “The Read more…

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Custodio Gomes Writes Poetry To Inspire

Custodio Gomes is a poet from Bridgeport. Originally from  Cape Verde, West Africa, he writes to inspire others. His parents struggled to bring the family to America to live a better life, to get an education, and he has never forgotten that. He is passing on to others lessons learned. Gomes who worked very hard as a youngster to Read more…

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Are You On “The Happiness Track?”

Emma Seppala of Madison, Connecticut wants you to get on “The Happiness Track.” She has degrees from three Ivy League schools, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia, high achieving places but saw all around her people pushing for excellence to the detriment of their happiness. A trip to China showed her that many who don’t have a lot Read more…

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Portugese-fusion Chef At Univ. Of New Haven To Benefit The Hungry

George Mendes, a chef originally from Danbury, Conn. who owns a restaurant in New York City and is the author of a memoir/cookbook will be the guest speaker at University of New Haven on Friday, Feb. 5 at the annual dinner, “Love is a Full Plate”, to raise money to fight hunger in Connecticut. George Read more…

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“The Signs Of Connecticut,” All 169 Of Them!

At age 27, Thomas Fatone of Shelton set off to document the state of Connecticut’s “blue town history signs.” The journey took him 13 years and a lot of gasoline. What he learned will last a life time. He photographed all the signs and wrote about what happened to him while he was in each town. Along Read more…

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From Tragedy To Purpose, That’s William Gannon’s Life

William Gannon was just a normal kid growing up in Wallingford with dreams of one day playing in the National Football League. But in an instant that all changed. At age 17 he was a passenger in a car that crashed…two of his friends died and his injuries would leave him with a limp. Tragedy Read more…

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“Slices of Life” An Afternoon With Ann Nyberg

Together we will create a floral design to add spice to your own holiday slices of life with your family. An afternoon of mulled cider, apple treats, stories and floral fun.  Workshop, including flowers and Ann’s book! November 14th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Connecticut Florist’s Association’s New Floral Education Center in Cheshire Read more…

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