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Connecticut, The Submarine Capitol Of The World, Is Marking 100 Years

It is the Century of the Submarine in Connecticut years, yes, that’s right, 100 years. In 2016 which is the the centennial anniversary of the Submarine Base and Submarine School. According to the Governor’s office, “the initial Navy installation established along the eastern shore of the Thames River in Connecticut, it was the result of the Read more…

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Devyn’s Charm~ Raising Money For Military Families In Need

Amanda and Mark Phelps have taken it upon themselves to raise money for military families in need after they needed help themselves. They have founded Devyn’s Charm. Mark is a submariner onboard the U.S.S.Dallas based in Groton, Connecticut, his wife, Amanda is keeping the home fires burning while he’s away with their three daughters, aged Read more…

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These Are the Places YOU Love In Connecticut

In a matter of a few short hours, this is the list that came up when I asked you on Facebook what your favorite “gem” spots are in Connecticut, what a list! If this doesn’t keep you busy in the car, I don’t know what will. Because I love vintage, the photo is that of Read more…

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It’s Spring!..Ideas For Home At Eastern Connecticut’s Premier Home Show

I am told by a reliable source that “Spring” is actually coming to Connecticut and when it does, you can spring into action with all the things you want to do by heading out to Eastern Connecticut’s Premier Home Show on April 12th and 13th. It’s a weekend so you can bring the whole family Read more…

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Visit the U.S.S. Nautilis in Groton, CT

Connecticut has a long and storied history with submarines starting going all the way back to 1775 when David Bushnell of Westport created a submarine called the “Turtle “for use against the British during the revolutionary war. Because of that, Groton, Connecticut is considered to be the “Submarine Capital of the World.” Not only is Read more…

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“In A Fisherman’s Language”

The late Captain James Arruda Henry of Groton, Connecticut did not learn to read or write until he was in his 90’s. Even so he lived a full and rich life. Only his wife knew that he was illiterate. Once he learned to be literate he wrote a book, each chapter contains adventures of his Read more…

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It’s All About Children and Families in CT

For more than 200 years, the Child & Family Agency has served southeastern Connecticut’s children and families. For the last 56 years, the agency has held it’s annual sale filled to the brim with wonderful items for people to purchase at a bargain basement price. This is a major fundraiser for the agency and it Read more…

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