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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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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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A Connecticut Couple Unmasks The Rare Tango2 Genetic Disease

An East Hampton, Connecticut couple is unmasking the very rare TANGO2-related disease. They finally got a diagnosis for their 16-year-old son 8-months ago. It turned out that Ryan is missing a part of the gene known as Tango-2 which slows development and can lead to many other issues. His parents have formed a foundation to connect with Read more…

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University Of New Haven’s Pitch Perfect: Season 1, Episode 2

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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Central Connecticut State University’s Young Film Producers

There is so much talent in this state and that includes young people at Central Connecticut State University. I chatted with three CCSU students who have made short films that are being showcased along with other New England college filmmakers. One called “The Act of Women, about a woman physically empowering other women and raising money Read more…

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The FIXER Bag, Made In New Haven

  New Haven is home to a lot of innovators and entrepreneurs, always has been. Thom O’Leary has a brand new multi-purpose messenger bag with a lot of secret compartments. It’s being made in New Haven at a place called, De Martini Globe Canvas ,where messenger bags have been made for more than 70-years. The FIXER bag weighs just Read more…

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University of New Haven’s “Pitch Perfect” Fostering Young Entrepreneurs, Round #1

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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Amy Bloom’s “White Houses” The Story Of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Secret Love Affair

She’s a New York Times best-selling author. Amy Bloom of Branford has another book hot off the press called “White Houses.” It’s a historical novel concerning the lesbian love affair between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and her friend and companion, journalist, Lorena Hickok. She poured through thousands of letters between the two women to write the book. This was Read more…

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Jewels For Hope, A Connecticut Company That Gives Back

A mother, daughter Stamford-based jewelry-making team is all about giving back. Jewels For Hope has been around since 2009. The company began when Sandy D’Andrea was caring for her ailing mother. She starting making jewelry for the hospice care workers as a way to say thank you for their help, a few years later her daughter Stevie Read more…

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