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Connecticut Town Greens

What is the oldest town in Connecticut? Answer, Wethersfield and Windsor have ongoing discussions about which town was permanent first in the 1630’s. How many town greens are there in the state? There are 170, some towns have more than one. Which town has the largest green in the state and perhaps in the country? Read more…

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WTNH News Anchor, Rich Coppola On “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

In this episode of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg,” you’ll learn things about Rich Coppola that I bet you didn’t know. He grew up a stone’s throw from WTNH News 8 and his late father was a firefighter in New Haven right near the TV station, the stories go on and on. You’ll find out he is quite nostalgic.

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The University Of New Haven Is Celebrating Its Centennial

Did you know that the University of New Haven in Connecticut is celebrating its 100th anniversary? Did you know the school in West Haven was founded with the help of Yale University and was located on its campus? How bought it’s 6th president…Steven Kaplan, did you know he’s an opera buff and likes to ballroom Read more…

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A Sweeter Side Of Life In Connecticut

Life is never a straight line, there are always zigs and zags. On NYBERG, a political science major turned chocolatier. She cut her teeth in the dessert world at Marjolaine Pastry Shop in New Haven before going off on her own to develop her chocolate company. Meredith Lindsay, who is a one woman operation of Read more…

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The Illustrious Career Of Connecticut Artist, George Corsillo

New Haven’s George Corsillo has had a long and illustrious career as a graphic designer. Growing up in Hartford, Connecticut he fell in love with art after his parents sent him to the Wadsworth Athenaeum on Saturday afternoons. He decided he didn’t want to copy the master artists, but to create his own art. As Read more…

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Pickard Chilton, A World Renowned Connecticut Architectural Firm

What do a luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi, the ExxonMobil Office Complex in Houston, the Wells Fargo headquarters campus in Des Moines and a Skyport to land flying Ubers have in common? The massive structures are all designed by the international architectural firm, Pickard Chilton. The prolific company designs all over the world and includes Read more…

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See An Issue In Your Neighborhood, Get See Click Fix

Thirteen years in, and See-Click-Fix ,born in New Haven, is putting a shine on a lot of communities in America and elsewhere. The brainchild of Ben Berkowitz, his platform has joined citizens to their governments to get things fixed. From potholes, cracked sidewalks, graffiti, tree trimming and more, the local governments of at least 400 cities Read more…

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Connecticut Is On The Move Growing Its Bioscience Industry

The bioscience industry in Connecticut is making a name for itself and creating jobs. With the help of BioCT.org, the ecosystem that is vibrant in the sciences. is getting the support it needs to grow. The non-profit brings together innovation, collaboration, networking, education and talent. The organization is helping to attract new startups and companies Read more…

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1979-2019: Forty Years of Holocaust Video Testimony

  In 1978, former WTNH television host and producer Laurel Vlock did an interview with a holocaust survivor for her show and it so deeply moved her, she decided to get more survivors on video tape to tell their stories to preserve them for history  before it was too late. In the next year, she Read more…

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New Haven Reads Needs You As A Volunteer

Since 2001, New Haven Reads has helped thousands of children boost their reading skills free of charge and has given away nearly 2-million books. It all started when its founder, the late Christine Alexander, opened a book bank and a year later it became a one-on-one tutoring program. Volunteers sign on to give their time Read more…

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