News / January 16, 2018 Winter Generator Usage: OPEI Reminds Home and Business Owners to Keep Safety in Mind

By The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)

Generators are critical during severe weather events, when the power can go out, as well as for bringing power to remote job sites and in disaster recovery and emergencies. As we move into the upcoming “snow season,” a time when homeowners’ electricity can go out due to snow and ice, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an...

Cover, News / January 15, 2018 Top State Education Officials Say There Is Nowhere Left to Cut

By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas 

After being asked by the governor’s budget office to recommend places to cut state education spending, Connecticut’s top school officials have decided reductions are not possible.  “We respectfully stated that we are unable to reduce further,” Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell told the State Board of Education, which then unanimously approved responding that cuts are not possible.  The education...

Culinary // Food, News / December 27, 2017 Grown Up Grilled Cheese

By Alicia Ghio

Chances are if it’s a snowy (or way-too-cold-to-go-outside) work-from-home kind of day, we’re making grilled cheeses for lunch. As an adult, my tastes have evolved and so have my grilled cheese making skills. Here are a few of my tips. Use quality ingredients. Use real butter, a quality whole grain bread and real cheese. Use frozen...

Winter Generator Usage: OPEI Reminds Home and Business Owners to Keep Safety in Mind

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Winter Generator Usage: OPEI Reminds Home and Business Owners to Keep Safety in Mind

By The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)

Generators are critical during severe weather events, when the power can go out, as well as for bringing power to remote job sites and in disaster recovery and emergencies. As we move into the upcoming “snow season,” a time when homeowners’ electricity can go out due to snow and ice, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an…

Top State Education Officials Say There Is Nowhere Left to Cut

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Cover, News

Top State Education Officials Say There Is Nowhere Left to Cut

By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas 

After being asked by the governor’s budget office to recommend places to cut state education spending, Connecticut’s top school officials have decided reductions are not possible.  “We respectfully stated that we are unable to reduce further,” Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell told the State Board of Education, which then unanimously approved responding that cuts are not possible.  The education…

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

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Culinary // Food, News

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

By Alicia Ghio

Chances are if it’s a snowy (or way-too-cold-to-go-outside) work-from-home kind of day, we’re making grilled cheeses for lunch. As an adult, my tastes have evolved and so have my grilled cheese making skills. Here are a few of my tips. Use quality ingredients. Use real butter, a quality whole grain bread and real cheese. Use frozen…

Do Not Be Scared to Ask for Help

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Do Not Be Scared to Ask for Help

By William Hennessy, Esq.

This will be the first of two articles based on a type of case I work on too often. Maria (not the client’s real name) comes to my office for a consultation. Maria had been in an abusive relationship in her home country. Fist she tried to get away from her husband by staying with…

Discover Real Discounts in Connecticut – Part 1

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Discover Real Discounts in Connecticut – Part 1

By Nora Duncan

AARP Connecticut offers members terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and places in their community while supporting local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues. AARP members can enjoy great discounts on admission and memberships to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater, musical performances, educational classes and more!…

Around the World – Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World

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Around the World – Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World

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With colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, Spain and the Bronx, David Gonzalez paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. From the enchanting Puerto Rican magician Milomaki to the friendship between young Delgadina and a magical snake, these stories are filled with memorable characters, fantastic plots and…

How Spiritual Guides Act and What to Expect of Guardian Angels

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How Spiritual Guides Act and What to Expect of Guardian Angels

By Benjamin Teixeira de Aguiar

Spiritual guides or instructors, guardian angels or any Force that represents God for the human creature, work to facilitate, catalyze, inspire and supra-ordinate, and not to deliver standardized answers or solutions, except in rare occasions. If they acted as an open source for the immediate resolution of problems, they would become true “evolutionary thieves,” incurring…

What Can You Do About Debt Collectors?

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What Can You Do About Debt Collectors?

By Catherine Blinder

Last year, we wrote about your rights when debt collectors call. One of the most vulnerable times for many of us in terms of credit card usage is during the holidays, when you might have overextended credit and your budget! It’s worth reminding everyone of the rights consumers have in regard to debt collection. And…

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