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Safe Futures CT, Inc. Is Providing “Safe Houses” in Southeastern Connecticut

October is domestic violence awareness month and one organization helping victims both men and women, is Safe Futures CT in southeastern Connecticut. It’s celebrating 40 years of helping others. They’re saving lives. They provide save homes for adults and children and even pets. They help individuals plan, so if they have to leave a dangerous situation they will Read more…

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A Former Norwich, CT Guy Names A Potato Chip Flavor!

Well here’s something you didn’t know. Have you seen those new flavors of Lays potato chips lying around in various places in sandwich shops? The flavors are New York Reuben, Southern Biscuits and Gravy, Wavy West Coast Truffle Fries and Kettle Cooked Greektown Gyro? Well guess what…the New York Reuben flavor was suggested by a Read more…

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A Beautiful Sister-Filled Morning In A Little Corner of Norwich, Connecticut

What a beautiful morning in Norwich, Connecticut with my sister Sue. Sue flew into Connecticut for a wedding and we got together and decided to head out for a bit and just happened upon Small Potatoes. It is a darling shop in a greek revival bungalow owned and loved by Erica Corbett. I have known Read more…

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Starting in Connecticut~ A National Network Of Immigrant Hosts

Remember the art of conversation before cell phones? Adam Bowles (Bowls) of Jewett City is trying to get folks from around Connecticut to sit down to dinner together and just talk and learn about each other. He’s piloting his “Fresh Air Nation” in Norwich because it’s home to so many different ethnicities. He’s signing up host Read more…

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The Iconic Broadcast Voice Of Don Pardo

Don Pardo’s voice has left us. Pardo grew up mostly in Norwich, Connecticut and was a student at Norwich Free Academy. He earned a top prize in a speaking competition in his senior year, the “Newton Perkins Medal for Declamation” was that foreshadowing or what? Pardo was best known for his long time work on Read more…

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