These days, luxuries like vacations are often set aside and money is squirreled away for the “rainy days” the pundits are forecasting. However, the human psyche needs rejuvenating breaks for the sake of sanity and overall wellness. With some savvy planning, it is possible to take a holiday that feels like a five-star vacation without draining the pocketbook.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
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If you plan on hosting overnight guests, you are going to need to prep your home for their arrival.
Black Friday gets its name from the day retailers begin to turn a profit for the year. Thus the financial accounts go from being in the red to in the black. Stores open very early and sales are everywhere, kicking off the Christmas season. Now is the time to start thinking of holiday gift giving.
Traveling across Connecticut, you are constantly reminded of the Native American historical roots of the area, which was once home to at least 17 tribes. November is Native American Heritage Month and is both a reminder of who lived on the land before Europeans got here and an opportunity to better understand those people and their history. Here are a few ways to celebrate and honor this heritage.
State police say they have stopped more than 430 people for speeding and responded to hundreds of other violations so far this holiday weekend.
Some members of Connecticut’s disabled community say they are offended by Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Thanksgiving message, which describes them as “residents afflicted with handicaps.”