Connecticut

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Connecticut Added Jobs In May, Revised April Numbers Show Job Loss

The Connecticut Labor Department reports the state added 6,400 jobs in May. April’s original estimate of a job gain 1,200 was revised 1,800 positions lower to a loss of 600 jobs.

06/18/2015

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Auditors Find Problems With Retiree Disability Benefits

Connecticut’s auditors say “significant amounts” of money may have been paid in disability retirement benefits to state retirees no longer eligible to receive them.

06/18/2015

Mary Moniz of East Providence was forced to leave a Massachusetts high school 80 years ago and finally got her diploma as she turned 100. (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Connecticut Student Loan Rate To Drop

Connecticut’s college financing authority says it’s offering a lower fixed rate on supplemental student loans following the recent passage of a bill aimed at addressing student debt.

06/18/2015

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Top Spots In Connecticut For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Taking him out for a beer or cocktail at one of these Connecticut bars and restaurants could be the most meaningful present he receives.

06/18/2015

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Top Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In Connecticut

Looking to take dad out for a nice dinner this Father’s Day? These are some of the best spots around Connecticut to take him out for a meal he deserves.

06/17/2015

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Top Bars In Connecticut To Celebrate Pride Month

June is Pride Month, a time to commemorate the LGBT community’s achievements and contributions to American life. Originally just one day, then a week, then by the 21st century it had become a month-long celebration, and one that has continued to grow in prominence.

06/11/2015

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Most Of New England Lagged US Economic Growth In ’14

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The federal government says economic growth last year in Massachusetts and New Hampshire outpaced the expanding national economy, while the rest of New England fell below national gains. Statistics released Wednesday […]

06/10/2015

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Top Italian Restaurants In Connecticut

From the rich red Sunday gravy poured over home-made pasta to the delectable seafood dishes of its coastal regions, Italian cuisine offers something for everyone. No one goes away from the table at an Italian restaurant hungry, and whether it is simple family fare in a neighborhood ristorante or a fine dining experience in a more lavish setting, Connecticut has an abundance of restaurants that will satisfy anyone’s craving for Italian cooking.

06/10/2015

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Top Bridal Shops In Connecticut

Finding the perfect wedding dress aka “the dress” is an important part of the wedding planning process. For many women they have dreamt of this moment since they were little girls, and if you are unsure there are bridal consultants available to help find the best fit. Some of the best bridal shops in Connecticut offer unique experiences that will make each bride feel as special as they deserve. More stores have also increased their stock of sample plus size gowns so that every bride has the opportunity to try on the dress of their dreams.

06/09/2015

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Art Lover’s Walking Tour Of Connecticut

The artistic heart of Connecticut beats in the center of the state’s capital city. Hartford is home to the nation’s oldest continually operating art museum, as well as one of the country’s most modern and advanced museums of science. The city itself is built around a great park, itself both a display of nature’s art and home to massive sculptures.

06/08/2015

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