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News From United Way of Connecticut

Connecticut Veterans Stand Down 2019  A Message from Richard Porth          President/CEO of United Way of Connecticut On Friday, September 20, 2019 from 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM more than 30 government agencies and social service organizations will take part in CT Veterans Stand Down. The event is sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs and […]

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Tax Alert: The Grocery Tax is Back

There had been various discussions about taxing groceries and food this year.  We were assured that taxing food would not happen, especially packaged food, as it affects our vulnerable populations.  It is important for you to know that this did not happen.  Grocery and food taxes were included in the Democratic budget that was approved […]

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Join Us At The Last 3rd Thursday For 2019!

AND for our final installment this season, 3rd Thursday Street Fest on September 19th will be the perfect way to close out the beauty and heat of the summer and return to the glorious colors and crispness contained in the beginnings of fall air. The kids are back at school and already looking for a […]

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CLiCK Willimantic Announces the Appointment of New Executive Director

Willimantic, CT – The Board of Directors of CLiCK, a commercially licensed cooperative kitchen uniting small business culinary entrepreneurs, local farmers, and the community, is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Duffy as the organization’s new Executive Director. The position was created through a grant from the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation. “I am […]

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Fostering Teamwork at Parish Hill

The Parish Hill Action Community Team-Parent Teacher Student Association, also known as PHACT PTSA, put on an “Amazing Race” style teambuilding activity for the staff at Parish Hill in Chaplin before the start of school this year.  This was the second year in a row that teams competed for the coveted Sneaker Trophy. Six teams […]

Health News
Access Health Keynote Speaker

Ingrid Lindberg, Founder and CXO of Chief Customer The world’s first customer experience officer (CXO) and global expert in changing the way brands treat their customers.  When it comes to the customer experience, no one knows it better than Ingrid. Recognized around the world for her leading-edge customer experience theories, practices and culture transformations,  Ingrid […]

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Ticketing open for the 2019 Connecticut Book Awards!

2019 Connecticut Book Awards Date: October 20, 2019 Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Awards ceremony 4:00-5:30 – Reception and book signings (Books will be available for purchase at the event.) Emcee: WTHN anchor and author Ann Nyberg Keynote address: Philip Caputo, co-winner of a Pulitzer Prize, author of A Rumor of War and of many works […]

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September Updates from WRTD – New Stop, Detours and Events

New stop added to Hunting Lodge Route Starting on Monday, September 23, 2019 we will serve an additional stop on the Hunting Lodge Route. Between 7am and noon, the bus will now service the Discovery Drive Inbound Stop (Innovation Partnership Building). This stop will be drop off only. Rides must request the drop off when […]

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Mansfield Plastic Checkout Bag Prohibition Begins on Friday

September 12, 2019 – The Mansfield Town Council’s “Bring Your Own Bag” Ordinance went into effect March 13, 2019. The ordinance provided a six month phase-in which concludes today, September 12, 2019. In the interim, Connecticut passed Public Act 19-117, which went into effect on August 1, 2019. This new state law requires retail establishments […]

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Eric Galvin to Lead United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s 2019 Community Campaign

ConnectiCare Executive to Chair $14.25 Million Fundraising Effort to Support Local Children and Families   Hartford, Conn. (September 12, 2019) — Eric Galvin has been named Chair of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s 2019 Community Campaign.   Galvin is President of ConnectiCare, with more than 20 years of experience in the health care […]

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