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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Share a St. Patrick’s Day Pint at Brennan’s Shebeen in Bridgeport, CT

By Dani Frank On the singular holiday of the year based in the celebrations of a saint, but ultimately celebrating painting the town green, Saint Patrick’s Day is beloved for its history of indulgence and […]

03/08/2012

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No Connecticut Retail Liquor Sales For Next Two Mondays

Don’t expect to find Connecticut package stores open on the Mondays after Christmas or New Year’s Day this holiday season.

12/24/2011

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Best Holiday Craft Fairs & Bazaars In Connecticut

By Mary Wheeler December is almost here and there’s nothing better about this month than the holidays. To celebrate this special time of year, we’ve tracked down the top holidays fairs and bazaars in Connecticut. […]

11/29/2011

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State Police Add Extra Patrols For Holiday Weekend

Connecticut state police say extra troopers will be out patrolling for drunk drivers during the long Thanksgiving weekend.

11/22/2011

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Wrap Up Your Holiday Presence At The Office Party

By Trish McQuillen It’s amazing how finding the right outfit for the right occasion makes all the difference in the world.  If for nothing else, it sets your mind at ease and gives you the […]

11/22/2011

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Tree Lightings And Holiday Celebrations

Cities and towns throughout the region have planned a variety of events to celebrate the holiday season. WTIC News has compiled a partial list.

11/21/2011

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Best Last-Minute Halloween Stores in Connecticut

By Mary Wheeler Still haven’t decided what you want to be for Halloween? It’s ok-we’ve all slacked on this holiday every once in awhile. We’ve found the best last-minute costume shops (and fabric/craft stores for […]

10/25/2011

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State Police Watching Holiday Traffic

Connecticut state police say they’ll be targeting drunken drivers and seat belt law violators across the state over Memorial Day Weekend.

05/27/2011

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Labor Department Call Centers Open Monday

The Connecticut Department of Labor says its unemployment benefits call centers will be open Monday despite the state holiday observing President’s Day.

02/20/2011

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