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CRRA Tips For A “Green” Christmas

With holiday shipping underway, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority is reminding recipients to recycle catalogs and shipping materials.

12/10/2012

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Holiday Open House At Governor’s Residence

_ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and first lady Cathy Malloy say the Governor’s Residence in Hartford is decorated to the hilt for the holidays and is ready for this weekend’s annual open house.

12/06/2012

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Top Spots To Create Your Own Holiday Gifts In Connecticut

Local shops around the state allow your creativity to burst in making that perfect gift. Check out these tips to creating your own masterpieces this holiday season.

11/23/2012

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Experts Warn Against Using Invasive Plant For Holiday Decorating

Connecticut environmental officials are warning people to be on the lookout for an invasive plant that is sometimes used in wreaths and other holiday decorations.

11/22/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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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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