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Made In Connecticut ~ Custom Latex Foam Products

What do furniture, bedding toppers, horse saddles, Nasa spacesuits, make up sponges and seats in the U.S. House of Representatives have in common? All contain latex foam made from rubber trees manufactured by KTT Enterprises in Hamden, Connecticut. It’s female CEO is Nancy Coffey. Her “Sleep On It“mattress topper is a favorite for college kids around the Read more…

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Have A Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookie Made In Connecticut

ockHave you ever had a dream to start your own business? A mother-daughter team in Hamden decided to go for it two years ago and have built Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies with all natural ingredients…the idea is to build it in Connecticut and then franchise it all over the country. Cynthia Rae, a graduate of Read more…

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The History Of Connecticut’s Farmington Canal

The Farmington Canal runs all the way from New Haven, Connecticut to Northampton, Massachusetts. There’s not a whole lot left of it now. The authority on its history is a former Doctor of Pathology turned historian, Carl E. Walter. He’s been studying and lecturing on it for close to 30 years. He’s fascinated about how it Read more…

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“Pizza, A Love Story”

To say that Gorman Bechard of Hamden, Connecticut is prolific is an understatement. This guy is a filmmaker, a novelist, screenwriter, director and on and on. His latest documentary film is called “Pizza, A Love Story.” If you know anything about New Haven, it’s all about pizza. It is a story about how the big three Read more…

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House of Heroes, Connecticut ~Nov 7

The Banking on our Heroes event pays tribute to our military and public safety veterans with an evening of entertainment and fundraising. Our beneficiary is House of Heroes CT Chapter. House of Heroes recognizes, honors and serves veterans for their sacrificial service through one-day home improvements aimed at safety and accessibility. Since its inception in CT in Read more…

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Polo For Wounded Warrior Project ~ May 25 thru Sept 28

GIANT VALLEY POLO EVERY SUNDAY 640 Tuttle Ave. Hamden CT 06518 Polo for the WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT Benefit featuring a raffle and hat & tailgate competitions. Every Sunday afternoon watch polo in the shadow of SLEEPING GIANT STATE PARK. You’ll see thoroughbreds with amazing blood lines, such as Big Feathers whose great grand sire was “Secretariat.” Gates open Read more…

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Lucian’s Creations In Hamden

Lucian Addario, owner of Lucian’s Greenhouse & Florist in Hamden has been in business for more than 40 years, making the world a more beautiful place with his flowers and plants. From one of his greatest admirers we learn there is a lot going into what he creates for a special occasion or an event. Read more…

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A History Of CT Food

A husband and wife from Hamden who are both Professors of English at the University of Bridgeport have just written a book about the history of food in Connecticut. It’s called “A History of Connecticut Food.” Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki say one of the gems developed in the state is the “steamed cheeseburger.” Read more…

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Books & Company Where Refills Are Free!

Linder Mooser is passionate about her like-new used book store in the Whitneyville section of Hamden, Connecticut called Books & Company. She’s been in business for 17 years and she’s bound and determined to see 18 and 19 and so on and so forth.  She loves the people that have come into her life through Read more…

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The Legend of Hobbomock

Jason Marchi, a journalist, poet, and now children’s author from Guilford, Connecticut, has published a children’s book about a Sleeping Giant named Hobbomock. The title of his book is The Legend of Hobbomock, The Sleeping Giant. In the state of Connecticut, in the Mount Carmel section of the town of Hamden, lies Sleeping Giant State Read more…

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