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The Liar’s Dictionary Book Discussion

For people who love language and words, July’s book discussion selection “The Liar’s Dictionary” by Eley Williams, is a must read. From the New York Times Books of the Times book review,  section: . “The English […]

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Inflation and the Federal Reserve

After two years of outsized returns even during a pandemic and economic lockdowns, stocks and bonds have both fared poorly in 2022. Why? According to Tim Baker, CFA, Founder and CEO Metric Financial, accelerated inflation […]

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Connecticut Trails Day 2022!

Connecticut Trails Day weekend is June 4th & 5th.  Events are available for registration all over the state.  You can check for an event nearby or anywhere else in Connecticut on TrailsDay.org. The Connecticut Forest […]

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Employment Opportunities

State of Connecticut Accounting Careers Trainee The State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is now accepting applications for an Accounting Careers Trainee (ACT) with a target class of Accountant in Hartford, CT, with some remote work. The ACT will […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime […]

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Gas Prices and Ways to Save

Gas prices have reached an all-time high due to demand greatly exceeding the supply.  The economy and workforce has bounced back much faster than the production of many goods and services.  This global inflation coupled […]

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A History of Ukraine

Ukraine is the largest country in Europe by land area of 603,628km2.  It has a population of over 40 million people, an official language of Ukrainian, and is a major world exporter of wheat and […]

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Access Health CT Broker Academy Program

Access Health CT has an opportunity to drive change in the diversification of the Broker community in the state of Connecticut, with the potential of reducing the disparity between historically underserved communities and those that […]

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Plant for the pollinators this winter!

The Seed Library at Hamden Public Library is distributing seeds of plants that boost the work of our dwindling pollinators. Many of these plants are native either to the Northeast or to Connecticut; others are […]

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Natural Gas Fuel Supply Risk for New England

The Independent System Operator(ISO)-New England has warned that the natural gas supply for New England is precarious this winter.  Emergency actions could be necessary if the region experiences an extended cold snap.  There are several […]

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Critical Race Theory 101

Chances are you have heard about something called Critical Race Theory(CRT), most likely from watching a national or local television news/opinion show, possibly even on social media.  The issue of CRT has now been localized […]

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addresses […]

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Veggies to plant now

Wasn’t it just Spring? and now we are in mid-summer? That’s Connecticut for you. Procrastinate no more! Take a look at this guide to sowing seeds directly into the garden, courtesy of The Old Farmers’ […]