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Monday, October 16, 2017
Prepare yourself for New London’s biggest Halloween Party YetHygienic Art’s Halloween Bash Saturday, October 28th, 7pm - midnight New London, CT – Hygienic Art is thrilled to announce the return of the 8th Hygienic Halloween Bash to take place in the Art Park on Saturday, October 28th from 7pm until midnight. Proceeds from New London’s Party of the Year support over one hundred free cultural ...read more
Monday, October 16, 2017
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy Athletic Department held the fifth annual Celebrate New London Day this past weekend during the Coast Guard, Springfield football game Saturday afternoon. The Coast Guard Academy enjoys this opportunity each year to celebrate the New London community and highlight a number of the students and youth groups in the city. "I think this one of the more ...read more
Monday, October 16, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that David Chapman has been promoted to Director of Information Technology, and Jodie Bartnicki has been promoted to Director of Human Resources.   Mr. Chapman started at the credit union in 2004 after graduating from New England Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications with ...read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
This workshop includes an overview of the accounting and reporting features in QuickBooks Pro/Premier for PC, QuickBooks for Mac, and QuickBooks Online’s three subscription levels.  Information on apps and third-party software that interface with these QuickBooks products will also be discussed. Participants are encouraged to bring questions about their specific industry accounting needs as there ...read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Old Lyme, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) will welcome Johns Hopkins University political scientist Michael Haltzel, PhD, to deliver remarks on the foreign policy of the Trump administration this Friday, October 13, 2017 at Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School Auditorium, located at 53 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the ...read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Groton, CT – Alexis Kahn joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Assistant Vice President, Business Banking Officer.  In this role, Alexis will be responsible for developing new business banking relationships and enhancing existing relationships as a subject matter expert for the suite of products and services the Bank offers business customers.   Most recently, Alexis worked for Credit Agricole Corporate ...read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
UCFS is proud to announce that they have partnered with Kelly Middle School and Girls on the Run to sponsor a Girls on the Run program this fall for 7th and 8th grade girls at Kelly Middle School.  The program is designed to use running to motivate girls, encourage life-long fitness, and build confidence.  UCFS is able to bring Girls on the Run to Kelly Middle School thanks to a generous grant ...read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Join us Wednesday, October 18th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting.   Join us for this fun variation of “Speed Networking”!  Attendees will answer questions at their table pertinent to their business and needs, and then move to another group to meet and network further with other members and guests. Each table captain will put together ...read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank   This workshop presents a unique approach to thinking about, researching, documenting, writing and selling a Business Plan in three pages of text with three spreadsheets. Discussion will be on how to produce the plan appropriate to your needs and situation, with a minimum of work and agony.   Date: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 Time: 10:00AM – 11:30AM ...read more
Friday, October 06, 2017
You are invited to join us for lunch and a presentation detailing different retirement community options and how to choose the right one for your situation. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:30 am-1:30 pm Masonicare at Mystic 45 Clara Drive, Mystic Call us at 860-415-2500 or register online. Please make your reservation by October 9.
Friday, October 06, 2017
UCFS is proud to announce that they will hold their first annual Food Drive to benefit the Rosalyn Allen Food Pantry on November 4th, 2017 from 11 am – 4 pm at the Norwich Stop & Shop.  Non-perishable food items will be accepted to fill emergency bags for UCFS clients in immediate need of food assistance.  The Rosalyn Allen Food Pantry opened in January 2017 to help UCFS clients who experience ...read more
Friday, October 06, 2017
The ECSO kicks off the 2017-18 season with a concert full of revolutionary sounds. Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture is representative of the composer’s visionary impact upon opera with his “total work of art” philosophy. Following, acclaimed pianist and Steinway Artist Mark Markham takes to the stage to perform Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. This concerto is considered a revolution ...read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that two grants have been approved for programs that help individuals and/or families living in New London County improve their financial stability. As part of United Way's partnership with the selected programs, funding will be provided for one year to pursue and accomplish the goals indentified by United Way. A volunteer Grant Review ...read more
Categories: General
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Fundraiser to build brighter futures through STEM-based education programs, on and off the water, for students from all walks of life New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is thrilled to announce it will hold its 9th Annual Benefit Gala on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Haley Mansion in Mystic, CT. This year's gala will highlight NESS's award-winning programs as well as honor those ...read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities is sending electric crews to St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands to help with the restoration of electrical services to the storm torn Caribbean island. The first crew will include three electric linemen and a manager for about three weeks.  Other crews will be rotating out every few weeks for the next three months.  Two vehicles, one digger truck and one pickup truck, ...read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will open “Contemporary American Marine Art: The 17th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists” Saturday, October 14. This juried show features the works of marine artists recognized by the Society as the best in contemporary marine art. The exhibition includes 120 works of painting, sculpture, and scrimshaw from the nation’s leading marine ...read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
New London, CT – Today, the Thames River Innovation Partners (TRIP) announced David McBride as its new Executive Director. TRIP was founded as an unprecedented alliance between the public sector, private enterprise, and nonprofits to build prosperity throughout the Thames River region. Its partners include the City of New London, City of Groton, Town of Groton, CURE Innovation Commons, Spark ...read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Part of Paul Singh's North American Tech TourOctober 19, 2017, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDTCURE Innovation Commons, 93 Shennecossett Road Groton, CT 06340  CVG's Investor, Entrepreneur & Resource Network will be traversing around CT with Paul Singh's North American Tech Tour and its Investor Syndicate!  Paul is currently serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence with the White House Office of Science ...read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Groton, CT – Come celebrate your Greater Groton Community.  It’s time for you to discover Groton’s Twelfth Annual Fall Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2017.  This is a special community event created and hosted by the Groton Business Association (GBA) of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce. Groton’s Twelfth Annual Fall Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is a rain or shine ...read more
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health (formerly Reliance House), a non-profit community mental health center, has purchased 2-6 Cliff Street in Norwich from Lord Properties. With several day programs already in place at the building, including their Outpatient Clinic, Reliance Health is focused on bringing programs together, providing increased accessibility, and enhancing service offerings. Reliance ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, October 02, 2017
25 Years of Service Dedication and Commitment  Groton, CT – The Light House will host a retirement celebration for Kathryn E. Greene on Oct 20, 2017 at the Great Neck Country Club (Langleys), Waterford, CT.  The Kathryn E. Greene Retirement Celebration – Honoring 25 Years of Service, Dedication, and Commitment– will honor the women who founded The Light House and has spent the past 25 years ...read more
Monday, October 02, 2017
Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the premier resort destination in the Northeast, today announced that Jennifer Johnson has been promoted from her previous role as Executive Director to Vice President of the resort’s Loyalty Marketing program. “Since Jennifer joined the Foxwoods team two years ago, her tenacity and relentless work ethic have proved that she is the perfect fit for the ...read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome Samantha Bazydlo, who has joined the Bank as corporate officer and branch manager of their Westerly branch, located at 131 Franklin Street in Westerly, RI. In this role, Ms. Bazydlo, who joined the bank on September 12, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and growth of the Westerly branch, developing new business relationships and ...read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Third Quarter Grant Recipients Announced For New London And Windham CountiesWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union donated $23,800 to community organizations throughout New London and Windham counties as part of its third quarter Community Giving Grants disbursement. Grant recipients included the Florence Griswold Museum, H.H. Ellis Technical Booster Club Parent Faculty Organization, ...read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. The Top Workplaces lists are based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, execution, ...read more
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Credabel Coral Gallery exhibiting artists Amy Hannum and Kim Abraham will talk about their recent artists' residency in Bulgaria this summer. Artwork made in Bulgaria will be exhibited for the first time.   Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. 153 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320
Monday, September 25, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is partnering with local schools across New London County as part of the annual Read for the Record event. Join us as a volunteer reader on October 19, 2017 to be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience. Read for the Record from Jumpstart brings together more than two million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, September 25, 2017
Town land use officials adopt new tools to enable private investment in targeted neighborhoodStonington, CT – On Tuesday, September 19, the Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission adopted a new zoning regulation “PV-5” that covers much of Downtown Pawcatuck. The town’s strategic planning tool, the Plan of Conservation and Development, recommends that the town review its 30 to 40-year-old zoning ...read more
Monday, September 25, 2017
Coastal Connecticut Research has joined in the fight against Lyme disease and is currently conducting a diagnostic blood draw study. Individuals who have recently contracted Lyme disease or who have evidence of a bull's eye rash may be eligible to participate.  Reimbursement is available for time and travel.  Contact a member of the CCRstudies team to learn more at (860) 443-4567. 
Monday, September 25, 2017
Groton, Connecticut, September 25, 2017 Guided nighttime tours at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 on Friday, October 20, 2017 will lead visitors to a number of haunted sites in the Groton Bank neighborhood.    A hair-raising amount of paranormal history exists in the half square mile of Groton Bank! From ghostly soldiers of the Revolutionary War through former house residents to phantom footsteps.  Tours ...read more
Monday, September 25, 2017
Mystic, CT – Textual pop art that invites meditations on time and language. Brutal but floral sculpture alongside vivid colors inspired by Van Gogh. And, finally, tradition makes way for modernity in the photo medium. All of this will go on display Thursday, September 28, when Mystic Museum of Art presents three new exhibitions, including: Photo Show 39, which will feature 145 works in the Davis, ...read more
Monday, September 25, 2017
Groton, CT – From the sounds of the national anthem sung by the Fitch High School chamber choir to the ceremonial cutting of the red ribbon, the celebration of the completion of the three solar farms in the Greater Groton Community was a resounding success. The ceremony at Polaris Park, the site of the largest of the solar farm sites, was marked by a positive response of representatives of the ...read more
Monday, September 25, 2017
Single tickets for the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-2018 season, including a newly added family concert, go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 25 at 12 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at tickets.gardearts.org, by calling the Garde Arts Center Box Office at 860-444-7373 x 1, calling the Symphony office at 860-443-2876, or in person at the Eastern Connecticut ...read more
Monday, September 25, 2017
Michael Haltzel, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Presents Trump Foreign Policy We hope you can join us for the second meeting of the season:When: Friday, October 13, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Old Lyme Middle School AuditoriumThe Topic: The Trump Foreign PolicyPresenter: Michael Haltzel, PhD, Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health, Inc. has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. Reliance Health was recognized as the #2 Top Workplace amongst mid-size businesses in Connecticut, as well as special recognition for Direction. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
Take in this natural phenomenon during peak migration season in September  Essex, CT – Swallows are converging on the lower Connecticut River during peak migration season and Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is offering a front row seat to this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon. Every Friday & Saturday evening in September, the Becky Thatcher riverboat is embarking on a three-hour cruise down the ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is pleased to announce that it has once again been selected as one of The Hartford Courant's Top Workplaces for 2017. The organization also received this distinction in 2014 and 2015. Our distinction as a Top Workplace is based solely on employee feedback. An employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
New London, CT –The Thames River Heritage Park has named Amy Perry as Executive Director. Perry had previously been the Park’s Interim Executive Director and now assumes the position in a permanent capacity.  The Thames River Heritage Park is a collection of national and historic sites along both shores of the Thames River that tell the stories that shaped our nation. It is the only Heritage Park ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
Funding From Credit Union To Assist In Building A Public MonumentWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union donated $10,000 to the USS Groton Sail Foundation, Inc. in support of building a public monument in Groton that will represent the community’s rich maritime heritage and history of service. The monument will honor the generations who have dedicated their lives to the specialized ...read more
Friday, September 22, 2017
UCFS has been recognized by the Hartford Courant/FOX 61 as a Top Workplace in Connecticut in the Not-For-Profit sector for the 3rd year in a row. UCFS employees answered questions related to their jobs and overall organizational health in such areas as development opportunities, individual jobs, pay and benefits, management staff, their belief in the organization’s direction, communication and ...read more
Thursday, September 21, 2017
This October, the PinkSTYLE Program Returns to Raise Money and Awareness for Breast Cancer Research  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino and Tanger Outlets will once again support the battle against breast cancer with the PinkSTYLE shopping campaign. Tanger has a history of making a difference in the communities it serves across the country and will not stop until the battle is won.  All ...read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
After Hurricane Irma barreled into Florida, leaving more than 7.4 million people without power, local utilities companies like Eversource Energy and Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) stepped up to help get the lights backs on. They know the devastation and destruction superstorms leave behind, and put their skills to use to help communities in need.    A loss of power in Florida can be ...read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
September is Hunger Action Month (HAM), when Feeding America and member food banks, including the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center (Food Center) and Citizens Bank, United Way’s HAM sponsor, ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community. The Food Center is a program operated by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.   During Hunger Action Month people can ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Patrick L. Green is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare and Executive Vice President of Yale New Haven Health. L+M Healthcare, a member of the Yale New Haven Health System, includes Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut, Westerly Hospital in Westerly, Rhode Island and the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut. L+M ...read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
LEARN – the Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) for eastern Connecticut – continues to grow as the agency marks its golden anniversary. LEARN is expanding its Student Support Services division. The agency is dedicated to increasing programming, services, and professional expertise to support students with special needs, as well as their families. A History Built on Service Founded in ...read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
A group of commerce and tourism officials from Connecticut visited Ireland and England in mid-September 2017, completing a tourism trade mission aimed at attracting interest and visitors to our state.This special mission, called Tastes & Sights of Connecticut, succeeded in its directive to introduce representatives of Connecticut tourism and cultural attractions with tourism operators, travel ...read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
GRAMMY Icons, Must-See Comedians and More Are Falling for Foxwoods this October  MASHANTUCKET, CT – Summer may officially be over but the action isn’t stopping – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is ushering in a fresh slate of entertainment to celebrate the change of seasons. Catch performances by award-winning musical legends like Mariah Carey and Patti ...read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Mystic, CT – The Mystic River Oyster Festival at Mystic Seaport will be Saturday, September 30, offering visitors glimpses into the history of oystering and a look at (and taste of) the modern-day resurgence of the industry.   This one-day event is a celebration of all things oyster, and features six local and regional oyster purveyors who will have oysters available for tasting and will show ...read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Viking Treasures, a Mixed-Reality Art Installation, the Vinland Map, and Artifacts from the Tragic Franklin Arctic Expedition of 1845 Highlight Museum’s YearMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces its lineup of new exhibitions for the 2018 calendar year, including the international debut in May of The Vikings Begin, a presentation of priceless Norse artifacts from Sweden’s Gustavianum Museum, ...read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank   Whether your small business is just starting or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are key elements of growing your business incrementally. Workshop presenter Eric Munro will teach you these vital steps.   Date: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 Time:  9:30AM – 11:00AM ESTLocation: Chester Town Hall, 203 ...read more
Monday, September 18, 2017
The Coast Guard Academy Division of Athletics is happy to announce that is has partnered with Stretch Internet as it's live streaming provider starting with the 2017-18 school year. The first live stream took place on 8/31 @ 7 p.m. when the football team took on Alfred State to win their home opener. The live streams are brought to you by First Command Financial Services, The Coast Guard Academy ...read more
Monday, September 18, 2017
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting a free workshop to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program.  The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors.   With college costs on the rise, it's more important than ever for students and families to plan ...read more
Friday, September 15, 2017
Do you care for a loved one? Being a caregiver can sometimes be difficult and isolating. Oftentimes your own self care becomes overlooked. Together with our partner Senior Resources and Masonicare at Mystic we are offering a new six week series just for you.Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week education program for family and friends caring for older adults with cognitive and chronic ...read more
Friday, September 15, 2017
Festival to Feature Over 150 American Craft Beers from 70+ Breweries  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods On Tap is bringing you more than 150 craft beers from over 70 breweries on November 11, 2017 at Foxwoods® Resort Casino.  Foxwoods On Tap is dedicated to showcasing specialty beers and craft breweries from around the country including local brews and new releases. This year’s event will feature ...read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Echo Montey has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Finance. In her expanded role, Echo will be responsible for the integrity and maintenance of the credit union’s accounting records, timely reporting to regulatory authorities, and managing the credit union’s investment portfolio.    Ms. Montey started ...read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Saturday, September 23.   The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional ...read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
If you are thinking about starting or are now running a non-profit organization, this workshop with SCORE counselor Bob Potter will guide you through the steps in how to effectively manage your organization for long-term success.   Date: Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Time:  11:00AM – 12:30PM ESTLocation: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve your ...read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Groton, CT – Marielle Winkelman has been promoted to Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s Waterford location.  Marielle was previously the Assistant Branch Manager of the Bank’s Groton branch.   Marielle has 12 years of banking experience. During her three years with Chelsea Groton Bank, she has organized Small Business Expos and branch events, and has worked alongside managers to ensure ...read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Join us Wednesday, September 20 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Living Life to the Fullest!  Nancy D. Butler, CFP®, CDFA™, CLTC, a member of The SECT Women’s Network for over 25 years, built a business as a single parent with no other source of income and $2,000 to her name, to $200 million in assets under management, before selling ...read more
Monday, September 11, 2017
Come on out and enjoy the Annual Lisbon Fall Festival on September 22nd, 4:30 – 7:00 PM, and September 23rd, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Admission is FREE.  This event is held at the Lisbon Community Center, near the Lisbon Meadows Park.    This year the festival’s main events will be held on Friday and Saturday, September 22nd – 23rd.    It has been growing in size and this year promises to be one of ...read more
Friday, September 08, 2017
Groton, CT – Groton’s Twelfth Annual Fall Festival needs you.  This is the last call for sponsors.  Groton’s Twelfth Annual Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The official deadline for businesses to become sponsors is Wednesday, October 4.  Groton’s Twelfth Annual Fall Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is a rain or shine event.  This is a special community event ...read more
Friday, September 08, 2017
You have started your own business, and you have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file, requiring paper and more paper.  If you have turned to QuickBooks™ for help as a new user, and find you need help setting up the program, this workshop is for you. Feel free to bring a laptop with Quickbooks loaded to follow along with the presenter.  Date: Thursday, September 28, ...read more
Friday, September 08, 2017
Mystic, CT – Union Baptist Church is pleased to announce that it is hosting its first annual CommUNITY Fair on Saturday, September 16, 2017, 12 to 4:00 p.m. at 119 High Street in Mystic. Admission is free and open to the public. The first-ever CommUNITY Fair is designed to bring the Mystic residents and visitors together for a fun afternoon. This community-minded event joins other efforts from ...read more
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Florence Griswold Museum Presents Faerieville USA: In and Around a Wee Faerie Town September 30 – October 29, 2017   It’s the return of the Florence Griswold Museum’s highly anticipated annual outdoor exhibition, Wee Faerie Village. This year the family-friendly walking trail highlights thirty-one faerie-sized places handcrafted by artists, designers, and faerie-aficionados. Last year over ...read more
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities has issued a telephone scam alert, because its customers are currently experiencing unsolicited telephone calls threatening to shut off their electricity. Essentially, the callers are claiming that the customer’s bill is overdue and are demanding payment over the phone. Director of Utilities Ron Gaudet explained that a company has been using a phone scam to attempt ...read more
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
With Webster Bank Vice President and SBA Relationship Manager Joanne LoPresti Miller, learn how to provide a comprehensive bank financing proposal. You’ll find out how to prepare, what the bank wants to know, and more. Sponsored by Webster Bank.  Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Time: 5:30PM – 7:00PM ESTLocation: Webster Bank, 130 Westbrook Road, Essex, CT 06426  How to register: REGISTER ...read more
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Mystic, CT – Tickets are on sale for the annual culinary adventure, Dinner In the Dark, taking place Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa.   Now in its fourth year, Dinner in the Dark is the major annual fundraiser for Sofia Sees Hope, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research and providing education and support to families affected by blindness ...read more
Friday, September 01, 2017
Thursday at 4 PM - 6 PM Our goal at Becca Rose is to help all our customers be their best selves! Please join us on Sept. 7 for this informational hands-on event that will leave you feeling informed enough to make the best choices for your products!  Come to our Toss It Party and bring all your face care, body care, hair care, nail polish, beauty and make up products with you! We'll teach you ...read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities has scheduled a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a successful private and public community partnership which produced three solar farms in the Greater Groton Community. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 21, at Polaris Park, the site of the largest of the three solar farms. The other two solar farm sites are Trident Park and Pelican ...read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Advanced Improvements LLC is excited to announce that they have done it again: they were named #268 in the 39th ranking of the nation's largest remodelers. Remodelers on the Top 500 list are involved in the following types of projects: kitchen and bathroom remodels, room additions, whole-house remodels, insurance restoration, design-build services and light commercial projects. According to ...read more
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank   Respected media marketer Maria Miranda will show you ten key actions you can take to improve your chances of being found by your target audience on the leading search tools of Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook. You’ll leave the class empowered to make changes in your marketing efforts.   Date: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 Time:  9:30PM – 11:00AM ...read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Groton, CT – Barbara Curto has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. She joined the Bank as the Marketing Representative in 2015. In this role, Barb will be responsible for developing brand-enhancing strategies, and overseeing the Bank’s day-to-day public relations, advertising and social marketing efforts.   “We’re very excited to have Barb leading ...read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ten Community Organizations Receive Funding from Local Credit UnionWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded $40,000 in grants in late-July to organizations throughout eastern Connecticut. “Significant contributions were made this past quarter to some impressive organizations,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “The community at large ...read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Season Opener and Annual Meeting takes place on Monday, September 11 Waterford, CT – $20 for General Public, Free for Students  The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Irish author and independent scholar Micheline Sheehy Skeffington will deliver remarks based on her social activism and the history of her ...read more
Monday, August 28, 2017
Free SCORE Workshop on “The Power of the Inbox: Tips & Tricks for Successful Email Marketing”   This informative seminar with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock takes you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing. Learn what it can do for your business, the five easy steps to take to harness the power of the inbox, and insider tips and techniques for getting the ...read more
Monday, August 28, 2017
Groton, CT – Join us for a magical, musical Labor Day Weekend of Concerts in the Park 2017.  Come hear the music play! Country music at its best will be featured Friday, September 1, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton when Jay Dempsey and his band sets the mood. The big sound of the Rock N’ Soul Revue band will be featured on Sunday, September 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington ...read more
Monday, August 28, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
Dr. Vafek is a graduate of Yale, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her Orthopaedic Surgery Training at Wake Forest University.  She completed her sub-specialty Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship, at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago. She provides comprehensive Orthopedic surgical & non-surgical treatments. Appointments for the 11 Industrial Park Road office in Niantic ...read more
Categories: General
Friday, August 25, 2017
NORWICH, CT — Dime Bank is pleased to welcome Andrea Barron who has joined the Bank as assistant vice president and branch manager of their East Lyme branch, located at 18 Chesterfield Road in East Lyme. In this role, Ms. Barron, who joined the bank on August 21, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and growth of the East Lyme branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring ...read more
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Adult Day at the Argonauta ​ ​Caregiving is an art. Let Masonicare help you and your loved one enjoy the beauty that each day holds.   When a beloved parent or relative suffers from memory loss and is no longer safe at home alone, caregivers who work or need a break often struggle to find solutions. An adult day program - either a full or half-day - may be the answer.   Masonicare, a ...read more
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The tradition of a back-to-school band concert for children and families returns to the Norwich area for 2017.  The Silver Cornet Band, a popular professional concert band that has performed on the Norwich concert series for many years will be putting on a concert of music and activities designed for children and families, including a wide variety of toe tapping music sure to please people of all ...read more
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Change your life while adding quality of life to our patients and their families!   Masonicare Home Health & Hospice has many wonderful volunteer opportunities available to you depending on your individual interests!   Sit with our patients and their loved ones to offer companionship, your gift of presence, respite, assist with spiritual or bereavement care, visit with your certified therapy ...read more
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Channel 3 Kids Camp to help subsidize a week of overnight camp for children from New London County with financial need or with physical/developmental disabilities. Their overnight program allows campers to design their own adventure through a wide variety of camp activities.    Channel 3 Kids Camp is located in Andover, CT, and is ...read more
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Groton, CT – The sounds of the band Rewind will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2017 on Friday (August 25, 2017) at Washington Park in the City of Groton. Rewind is a six-piece band consisting of digital drums, two keyboards, guitar, percussion and bass.  The group features strong vocals while performing the classic hits of groups like Journey, Doobies, Eagles, Billy Joel, ...read more
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The TRIP Ignite Program Presents "Accelerate Your Business: Navigating Your Onboarding Process: Employment Law Basics for the Early Stage Company." ALL ARE WELCOME!   @ The CURE Innovation Commons Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)   This Accelerate Your Business event will focus on the increasingly complicated hiring process which has become laden with potential legal ...read more
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Check out the new menu at Pautipaug Pub at Mohegan Sun Golf Club! 
Monday, August 21, 2017
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra (ECSO) is holding a series of auditions for the following vacancies: Section Violin and Section Viola on Thursday, September 14, 2017Principal Cello and Section Cello on Tuesday, September 19, 2017Assistant Principal Bass on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Auditions are by appointment only and will run from approximately 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Waterford ...read more
Monday, August 21, 2017
Uncasville, CT – Leah Van Ness  from Montville Florist  recently attended the exclusive FTD® Boot Camp, a three-day intensive workshop focused on high-level design, business and quality training to floral shop owners, managers and designers. At FTD Boot Camp Leah Van Ness learned a wealth of knowledge including the latest trends in color and floristry, as well as new techniques and ideas for ...read more
Monday, August 21, 2017
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is accepting applications for the fall grant cycle until Friday, September 15, 2017. Local and regional charitable organizations interested in applying should visit chelseagroton.com to access the fillable application and information on specific requirements.   “As a mutual bank, we strive each day to help create a strong quality of life in our ...read more
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Comcast Foundation has announced a two-year $20,000 award to The Arc New London County (NLC) to support its “Community Access through Digital Literacy” training program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This grant is reflective of Comcast’s commitment to give back to the communities where its customers and employees live and work.   “Comcast is ...read more
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Groton-based Analytical Technologies Group, LLC, an independent lab instrument service provider that does business with corporate giants and emerging biotech companies, was recently acquired by Brandon Kuchta and Michael Kuchta.The brothers who hail from Long Island, NY honed in on Analytical Technologies last year after searching for opportunities to buy an existing profitable company with high ...read more
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Ivy's Simply Homemade is a Waterford restaurant and caterer offering prepared meals, sandwiches, salads, desserts, and much more for you to grab and go. This eastern CT small business is a local favorite and was recognized by the Chamber as 2016 Small Business of the Year. Get to know Ivy's Simply Homemade and its owner, Ivy Mellow, in the interview below. Join us on the Sea Jet Cruise & Dessert ...read more
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
It’s no secret that tourism is a significant economic driver in Connecticut. But we need to be reminded of its power. According to the state’s Office of Tourism, 82,500 jobs are supported by the tourism industry with more than 120,000 total jobs in the tourism sector. The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut believes these numbers are actually far greater, especially when you consider ...read more
Monday, August 14, 2017
Groton, CT – Using the Connecticut Green Bank’s innovative Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, CURE Innovation Commons (“The Commons”) has financed energy improvements that will save the laboratory incubator more than $1.7 million in energy costs over the 17-year life of the loan term. The project at The Commons is a perfect example of how support from Connecticut Green ...read more
Monday, August 14, 2017
Charter Oak To Match Its Members Charitable Donations Through November 22nd Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will again award $100,000 in 100 days to 501(c)(3) charities by way of its Matching Gifts Program. “Credit union membership has its perks,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We value our members, and are looking forward to ...read more
Friday, August 11, 2017
Join us for our next luncheon that will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11:30 am, at Langley's Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Jo Anne Harrison-Becker will focus on how stress and the lack of sleep affect our overall health, including memory. Jo Anne has a Master of Science degree in Gerontology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services. She has worked for ...read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Technology has changed the ways that businesses and consumers interact; taking advantage of that technology is at the heart of digital marketing. In this workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock, you will learn about trends in digital marketing and all the ways it can help your small business in the year ahead.   Date: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017    Time: 10:00AM – 11:30AM ...read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank has announced that Stacey Taylor has joined the Bank as assistant vice president and branch manager of their Corporate branch, located at 290 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. In this role, Ms. Taylor, who joined the bank on August 7, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and growth of the Corporate branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff ...read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Berlin, CT – Comcast officials from the Western New England Region, which serves Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire and New York, signed the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Statement of Support, pledging Comcast's ongoing efforts to hire and support members of the National Guard and Reserve components. A learning and networking event was also held ...read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Stonington, CT – As part of our Military Matters Lecture Series, on Wednesday, August 16, at 6 p.m., La Grua Center will present a talk with CT Office of Military Affairs Executive Director Bob Ross, who will give an overview of Connecticut’s partnerships, programs and investments to support the state’s defense industries, prepare for the next round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and ...read more
Categories: General
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Groton, CT – What better way to celebrate your summer fun than listening to The Cartells, one of the area’s most popular and long-running bands. After four cancellations in the early part of Concerts in the Park 2017, The Cartells open the “second season” on Friday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton. The Cartells, a local favorite band for more than 20 years, will ...read more
Monday, August 07, 2017
Real Housewives Favorite Kim Zolciak and Television Star Joseph Sikora join Christina Milian and DJ Envy to Celebrate Studio 54-Style  Mashantucket, CT – End summer of 2017 epically – Foxwoods Resort Casino’sStudio 25 star-studded affair just got even hotter. Inspired by the iconic Studio 54 in New York City, Foxwoods has added more celebrity favorites to the already extravagant event which will ...read more
Monday, August 07, 2017
Groton, CT – Marcia R. Gipstein is the recipient of the 2017 Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award for her many years of “Giving Back to the Community”.  The award was presented at the annual City of Groton Day celebration on August 4. A check for $1,000 was presented to the Ledge Light Foundation Inc. in her honor. The charitable donation from Groton Utilities is the symbol of the ...read more
Friday, August 04, 2017
Norwich, CT – Crystal Sides of Dime Bank has been named a Woman of FIRE by The Commercial Record. Women of FIRE is an annual award recognizing key female players in the local FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) sectors. The seventh annual Women of FIRE award celebrates the best and the brightest women in their industries. “As the underrepresented gender in these industries, women work ...read more
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County was awarded a grant under the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5310 program for FY 2016/17: “Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities.”  Administered by the Connecticut Department of Transportation and with assistance from the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG), the grant is designed to help non-profits ...read more
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT introduces its new “Community Concierge” program in summer 2017. The Community Concierge is the region’s 21st-century ‘Welcome Wagon.’ As envisioned by the Chamber, the Community Concierge will be a comprehensive tool for new arrivals to become acquainted with life in eastern CT. It will feature a local network database with information about ...read more
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Old Lyme, CT – The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, was recently awarded a $1 million grant from the Robert F. Schumann Foundation. The grant will allow the Museum to implement a transformative landscape master plan designed to completely re-envision how the historic landscape is interpreted by providing visitors with a more authentic sense of the Lyme Art Colony painters’ ...read more
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Help TVCCA’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program by donating new school supplies Purchase and donate some of these items needed for the 2017 school year: Pack of #2 pencilsBackpacksPensGlue sticksSpiral notebooksCrayonsLunch boxesPocket FoldersPencil boxesMarkers  Donated items are distributed to children in need at New London County schools. Thank you for your donation and support! (Monetary ...read more
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Eastern CT – The United States Department of Commerce has announced a partnership that includes the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, the Connecticut Office of Tourism, the Connecticut Airport Authority, and Aer Lingus, which together will participate in a tourism trade mission to Dublin, Ireland and Manchester, UK from September 16-20, 2017.  The tourism trade mission, titled the ...read more
Monday, July 31, 2017
The Arc New London County received $750 from the Town of Old Lyme to support its Community Life & Advocacy program for 2017. CL&A provides recreation, socialization, self-advocacy and civic engagement programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and is the only program of its kind in the region.  It receives no state or federal funding and relies on municipal and ...read more
Monday, July 31, 2017
  UCFS is pleased to announce that Deberey Hinchey, LCSW, has accepted the position of Vice President of Behavioral Health Services. Hinchey brings 30 years of experience as a behavioral health therapist and manager to UCFS, a provider of medical, dental and behavioral health services to 18,200 people throughout southeastern Connecticut. As a past board member, Ms. Hinchey has a clear ...read more
Monday, July 31, 2017
National Historic Landmark at Mystic Seaport is Oldest Coal-Fired Vessel Operating on a Regular Schedule in U.S.  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it will resume operating its steamboat Sabino for public cruises on the Mystic River Wednesday, August 2. The vessel has been under restoration in the Museum’s Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard for more than two years and is the oldest ...read more
Monday, July 31, 2017
Web Conference for: Tax Professionals & Industry Presented by: IRS Stakeholder Liaison  Understanding Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) and the ITIN Renewal Process  Thursday, August 10, 2017  Session 1 – 11a.m. Eastern; 10 a.m. Central; 9 a.m. Mountain; 8 a.m. Pacific; 5 a.m. Hawaii  Session 2*– 2 p.m. Eastern; 1p.m. Central; 12 p.m. Mountain; 11a.m. Pacific; 8 a.m. ...read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017
More than 100 years ago, 1876 to be exact, Mrs. Fannie Palmer and Mrs. Emily Davies walked across the Norwichtown Green one afternoon and discussed the development of an association that would relieve all forms of suffering. Their idea was the foundation for what is today, United Community & Family Services.   Twelve years ago, UCFS created an award to recognize individuals in the community who ...read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017
VP of Development & Community Relations for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital/Yale New Haven Health to Receive Prestigious Award at Dinner Celebration This Fall  Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that William “Bill” Stanley, Vice President of Development and Community Relations for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital/Yale New Haven Health, has been selected as the 2017 ...read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
This August, Cool Down With Millions of Dollars in Cold, Hard CashMashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is continuing to bring the hottest ways to play and win. Foxwoods guests can participate in the Mega Super Bingo Summer Celebration, the World Series of Poker, $1,000,000 Dream Slot Tournament and more.  At The Wonder Of It All, it truly is the ...read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Berlin, CT – Comcast announced that Xfinity Mobile, a new wireless service designed for the way people use their phones today, is beginning to roll out in Xfinity Stores in Connecticut.  Comcast is introducing the service in its retail stores market-by-market and it is now available at Xfinity Stores in Cromwell, Danbury, Groton, North Haven, Waterbury and West Hartford.     “We’re excited to be ...read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Summer is Still in Full Swing with Star-Studded Performances by Award-Winning Comedians, Musicians and more!  Mashantucket, CT – Ready to turn up the heat on the final days of summer? Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is keeping the season alive with the most sought-after acts in entertainment! GRAMMY Award-winning musicians, acclaimed stand-up comedians, ...read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Groton, CT – The band 9Teen is up next at Concerts in the Park 2017. Start your mid-summer, super weekend with a big, musical bang on Friday, July 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton. You will simply want to start clapping and stamp your feet with the “Brass Kickin’ Rock ‘n Soul” sounds of the band 9Teen. The band 9Teen has performed all over New England, playing everything ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
Holly M. DePerry Has Extensive Local Lending ExperienceWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Holly M. DePerry as its new Business Lender to serve its growing business banking and lending operations across eastern Connecticut. DePerry has over a decade's experience in business lending and commercial credit analysis, as well as experience as a secondary market specialist with ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
The Center for Internships and Career Development at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks employers to participate in their Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, October 25 from 12 to 3 PM. The event is held in the Sports Center of Geissler Gymnasium on the college’s campus. Over 100 companies participated in the recent spring Career Fair. Interested companies are asked to complete this ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
For the 7th straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with a “Most Wired” award by Hospitals and Health Networks, a health care publication of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Most Wired Award winners are selected based on the Annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, administered by the American Hospital ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
Norwich, CT – The latest and most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer will soon be available to patients at Backus Hospital. On July 14, Backus’ Imaging Department installed its first 3D mammography unit, also known as tomosynthesis.  Backus is one of the first hospitals in the country to own General Electric’s latest Senographe Pristina ™ technology, the most advanced ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
Norwich, CT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has awarded $32,000 during its second grant cycle of 2017 to nonprofit organizations throughout New London County.   Five organizations received funding in support of activities that ranged from support and transitional housing to employment programs. Recipients included ...read more
Monday, July 24, 2017
Trout Brings Over 20 Years of Gaming and Hospitality Marketing Experience to Foxwoods  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the premier resort destination in the Northeast, today announced that Suzanne Trout has been hired as Chief Marketing Officer. Trout brings over 20 years of results-driven integrated marketing experience to the role, where she will be tasked with growing market share ...read more
Friday, July 21, 2017
Norwich, CT – UCFS Healthcare, the premier community-based organization providing health and human services to individuals and families from five locations in eastern Connecticut, is celebrating 2017 National Health Center Week August 13-19 through a campaign, “It’s Your Health – Take the Wheel,” to drive awareness about the programs and services offered.   Monday, August 14, UCFS Healthcare ...read more
Friday, July 21, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue college degrees.   “As a community bank, we are committed to investing in the next ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
10th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology I-M Technology, LLC ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to MSPmentor’s 10th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse technology and ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
New Committee Member Has Extensive Financial, Accounting and Management ExperienceWaterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Gary P. Brochu to serve on its Supervisory Committee, which has oversight and audit responsibilities for Charter Oak’s seven-member Board of Directors. "Gary's broad experience, including his extensive financial and management ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Groton, CT – Miria Toth joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Assistant Secretary, Community Education Officer. In this role, Miria will be responsible for overseeing and continuing to expand the Bank’s Community Education program, which was founded 11 years ago. She will be focused on further developing the curriculum available to individuals, families and businesses, and reaching more members of our ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Exhibition and Sale of Original Works Will Celebrate All Forms of Rowing  Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to present “The Art of Rowing,” an exhibition and sale of original works that opens July 29.   This year marks the 165th anniversary of Amer­ica’s oldest collegiate athletic competition: the Harvard-Yale Regatta, which took place for the first time in 1852 and ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will hold its annual Antique & Classic Boat Parade on the Mystic River beginning at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, July 23. The boats should begin passing through the Mystic River bascule bridge in downtown Mystic at about noon. The new start time is 30 minutes earlier than previously announced to accommodate the railroad bridge opening schedule for Amtrak. The name and ...read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Groton, CT – The sounds of the band Mass-Conn Fusion will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2017 on Friday (July 21, 2017) at Washington Park in the City of Groton. As its name suggests, Mass-Conn-Fusion draws its talent from both sides of the Massachusetts-Connecticut border. The group has an extensive repertoire featuring Motown, R&B, Jazz and Blues hits of the 60's right up to the ...read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Housing remains a key economic indicator in the region bolstered by strong job growth at Mohegan Sun and Electric Boat, as well as successful workforce development by the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB).  According to the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, rising home sales and new rental housing construction in New London, Groton and Norwich is helping to spawn ...read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
How do you take advantage of Connecticut’s location and maritime access to drive the local and regional economies? The answer may be simple, but the task is daunting. That’s why Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation creating the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) in 2014.  The state’s newest quasi-public agency is responsible for marketing and coordinating Connecticut’s ...read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Q. What’s the best way to find effective promotion for your tourism-related business, gain exposure from a trusted community partner, and save money?A. Enter into a co-op advertising partnership with your fellow tourism partners and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT. The Chamber unveils its newest tourism marketing initiative this summer. Any eastern CT business which specializes in the ...read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Rising up from the wooded hillsides of Southeastern Connecticut, the 110,000 square-foot NASKART facility in Montville offers all the need-for-speed thrills and excitement you would expect from the largest indoor multi-level go-kart track in world. With state-of-the-art electric-powered karts screaming around the track, it’s easy to forget about the outside world for a while. The NASKART ...read more
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Black Orchid Jewelers & Art Gallery is pleased to present the vibrant pastel works of award-winning artist Beth Pite.  The Opening Reception is Saturday, July 29, 5:00-7:00. The exhibit will run through September 10. Trained at UConn's School of Fine Arts, Beth is a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society.  She has been exhibiting professionally since 1997.  In 2011, four of her seascapes were ...read more
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Mashantucket, CT –The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, owners of Foxwoods® Resort Casino, reached a landmark contribution to the state of Connecticut this month, reporting slot revenue for June that exceeded $4 billion infused into the state economy since the inception of the first-ever slot revenue sharing agreement between a tribe and state in 1993. The preeminent milestone marks the latest ...read more
Friday, July 14, 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Event to Feature Sparkman & Stephens Vessels, Antique Boat ParadeMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will hold its annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23. The event showcases high-quality antique vessels, including cruisers, sailboats, and runabouts. Approximately 50 classic vessels will create a colorful gathering along the museum’s waterfront. ...read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Essex, CT – Kevin Dodd, President of The Valley Railroad Company, announced the acquisition of Lady Katharine Cruises by Valley Railroad’s subsidiary, Connecticut River Events, LLC. This transaction represents an opportunity to continue serving locals and worldwide visitors the Connecticut River Valley’s historic landmarks and natural beauty from heritage steam, diesel locomotives and water ...read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded an additional $15,000 to Mystic Aquarium as part of the credit union’s continuing support of their Frogs! exhibit. The credit union first announced its partnership with Mystic Aquarium in 2016 during the grand opening celebration of its Mystic Branch, where Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer ...read more
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Essex, CT – Deven Spear has joined Connecticut-based Overabove as the strategic marketing firm’s Chief Innovation Officer. Former managing partner of Spear Consultants Ltd. and CEO and founder of BrightDoor Systems, Inc., Spear previously partnered with the Overabove team on successful sales and marketing engagements including Homestead Preserve in Virginia and New Hampshire’s Mount Washington ...read more
Categories: General
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
New London, CT – In a monumental announcement, beginning this season, ESPN will visibly extend and deepen its commitment to honoring America's veterans with live coverage of the annual Secretaries Cup football game between the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy during Veterans Day weekend.   "As Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy, and as a former football ...read more
Monday, July 10, 2017
Preview opens at 2 p.m. Friday the 14th Auction starts promptly at 9 a.m. July 15Auction!! at Hilton Mystic 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic Over 400 lots from various estates throughout New England. Featuring fine works of art, American primitives, sculptures, 17th, 18th, & 19th century furnishings, ancient Chinese artifacts, gold imary bowls and platters, 19th century Chinese carvings, Spencer ...read more
Monday, July 10, 2017
Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino has ushered in a new era of gaming with the wildly successful grand opening of PLAY Arena @ Foxwoods. As an immersive, multi-sensory environment, PLAY brings together the latest trends in gaming, interactivity and entertainment to create a fast-paced atmosphere where players can enjoy their favorite games from the comfort of a single play ...read more
Friday, July 07, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Ledyard Rotary Foundation, Inc. has donated $995 to The Arc of New London County to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the agency’s Sachem Street facility. The building is home to a variety of programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including a day support program for approximately 45 people, many of whom are seniors, as well as ...read more
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Philanthropist of the Year Award from The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region for its many contributions that directly benefit local communities, non-profits and charitable groups across eastern Connecticut. “Charter Oak strongly believes in helping all the communities that we serve in New London and Windham counties, so we're ...read more
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Nearly 1 in 5 children (or 18.5%) in New London County are food insecure. That means they don’t know when or where their next meal will come from. During the summer, even more children will be facing hunger because when school lunches end, lunch ends altogether. And as the demand for food increases, donations to food banks tend to drop in the summertime. You have an opportunity to help! On ...read more
Friday, June 30, 2017
Presented by: Internal Revenue Service Stakeholder Liaison Office   Friday, July 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.    This Small Business Forum is for: Small Business Organizations and is open to Small Business, Industry, and Governmental groups that allow us to exchange ideas, gather information about emerging issues, network, and maintain a dialogue with each other. In doing so, we hope to ...read more
Friday, June 30, 2017
GROTON - The sounds of the band Rewind will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2017 on Friday (July 7, 2017) at Washington Park in the City of Groton. Rewind is a six-piece band consisting of digital drums, two keyboards, guitar, percussion and bass. The group features strong vocals while performing the classic hits of groups like Journey, Doobies, Eagles, Billy Joel, Springsteen and ...read more
Thursday, June 29, 2017
These summaries, composed by the Office of Legislative Research (OLR), briefly describe the most significant, far-reaching, and publicly debated acts adopted by the General Assembly in its 2017 regular session. Major public acts to which the secretary of the state has assigned a public act number are identified by that number; otherwise, we refer to the bill number. Not all provisions of the acts ...read more
Thursday, June 29, 2017
... But three retiring Trustees will not be allowed to hang up their boots  Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc. announced that John Catlett has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees. Catlett takes over from Barbara Earle Ballard who today retired from her latest three-year tenure as Chair, and after over 20 years serving the whole High Hopes community. Catlett will lead ...read more
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Quaker Hill, CT – Waterford Country School’s Golf Committee enthusiastically invites you to the 7th Annual “Bring Your Mojo” Golf Tournament on Thursday, Sept. 14th at the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. This is not your average fundraising tournament! Each year, the Bring Your Mojo Golf Tournament has been a SOLD OUT event! Each time there are new surprises as well as enthusiastic ...read more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Summer Series to Feature Variety of Performing ArtsMystic, CT – Pack your picnic baskets, blankets, and lawn chairs, the Arts on the Quad outdoor performance series returns to Mystic Seaport this summer. The series will feature a different performance on Wednesday evenings during July and August on the Museum’s McGraw Quadrangle. Arts on the Quad offers guests the opportunity to experience a ...read more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Come hear the music play!  Groton, CT – The sounds of the Coastline Swing Band will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2017 on Friday (June 30, 2017) at Washington Park in the City of Groton. The Coastline Swing Band has 18 swinging’ musicians, including a vocalist, five saxes, eight brasses, and four rhythms. These musicians cover the big band repertory from the nostalgic hits of the ...read more
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is requesting proposals to partner in delivering programs that help individuals and/or families living in New London County be financially stable. As part of United Way’s partnership with selected programs, funding will be provided for one year to pursue and accomplish the goals identified by United Way. The maximum award amount is $20,000.The 2016 ALICE ...read more
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $160,722 in grants to 57 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this spring. This dollar amount marks the greatest total awarded to area organizations in a single giving cycle since the Chelsea Groton Foundation was founded. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.3 million in total grants to the ...read more
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Two 60-minute sessions available for each topic:   Session 1 – 11a.m. Eastern; 10a.m. Central; 9a.m. Mountain; 8a.m. Pacific; 5a.m. Hawaii Session 2 * – 2p.m. Eastern; 1p.m. Central; 12p.m. Mountain; 11a.m. Pacific; 8a.m. Hawaii*Closed captioning offered for Session 2 web conferences ONLY.  Understanding Tax Scams and Schemes July 20, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Register & Attend: ...read more
Monday, June 26, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Dominion Foundation has donated $10,000 to The Arc New London County’s vocational/employment training program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Funds will be used to offset the costs of a commercial bakery oven that will be part of the cookie production component of The Arc’s Culinary Arts program.  One of four successful micro-enterprises, the ...read more
Monday, June 26, 2017
Incredibly proud of our seafaring heritage, in 2016 southeastern Connecticut collectively celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Naval Submarine Base and Submarine School in Groton. The year-long celebration, titled CTSUBCEN, included programs, events and activities like the popular CT Sub Trail, a public art project. All the proceeds from the CT Sub Trail benefited the U.S.S. Groton Sail ...read more
Monday, June 26, 2017
Old Lyme, CT – A “quintessential New England” weekend, this year’s Old Lyme Midsummer Festival kicks off July 28 with a toe-tapping Friday night concert on the lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum, and continues Saturday, July 29 up and down Lyme Street with new offerings and old favorites throughout the day.   This year’s 31st annual festival again takes place in the heart of Old Lyme's ...read more
Monday, June 26, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Community Giving Grant Program funded nine grants totaling $32,000 in its first quarter. Grant recipients included High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc.; Little Angels Program; Madonna Place; Falcon Music Boosters, Inc.; Salt Marsh Opera; S.T.E.P.S., Inc.; and Norwich Human Services. Awards ranged from $500 to $3,000. In 2013 the credit union ...read more
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Norwich, CT – Eastern Savings Bank recently pledged $25,000 to the United Community Families & Services (UCFS) Capital Campaign, a 5-year commitment, which will help fund construction of their Griswold Health Center. “We are proud to support this great organization that contributes so much to our community,” commented Lisa Griffin, President & CEO, Eastern Savings Bank. UCFS has been providing ...read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved funding in the amount of $2,219,673 for the fiscal year 2017-18. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide an essential safety net services to help those in need. Leading the program review and fund distribution are trained and knowledgeable volunteers ...read more
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
House an Actor, Make a Friend The Colonial Theatre is looking for people who have a spare room this summer. You could be of invaluable service to the Shakespeare in the Park production by taking in an actor during the production.  The dates are the night of July 10 (July 11 is also possible if the 10th is a problem) through the night of August 13. The actor needs their own bedroom and access to ...read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
An estimated 2,000 workers are expected to arrive in eastern Connecticut this year to begin new jobs at Electric Boat.  To welcome these and other potential newcomers to the area, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is working with partners from the cities of New London and Groton, additional stakeholders, and the Thames River Innovation Place to create an economic initiative ...read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The State of Connecticut Department of Culture and Tourism is touting the success of its “Still Revolutionary” campaign, and the latest efforts to attract visitors to the state.   Randy Fiveash, Director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, recently presented a video highlighting this success to the Connecticut Tourism Council.Click here to watch the video.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded $96,000 in college scholarships, the largest disbursement in the credit union’s history, during a private reception at its headquarters on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. “Nearly $270,000 has been awarded over the past three years, benefitting over 130 students in eastern Connecticut,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief ...read more
Monday, June 19, 2017
Just in time for the start of the 2017 summer camp season, Bob’s Discount Furniture stepped up to donate 66 new mattresses and 200 pillows. The items will be used to furnish three newly constructed cabins that will house children who attend the Channel 3 Kids Camp this summer.   Cathy Poulin, Public Relations/Outreach Director for Bob's Discount Furniture attended to oversee the delivery and ...read more
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Friday, June 16, 2017
Shop in Olde Mistick Village to include wellness practitioners and programs Mystic, CT – Becca Rose, a health and wellness boutique in Olde Mistick Village since 2010, is expanding its offerings to provide its clients access to wellness practitioners who focus on nutrition, and emotional, spiritual, and personal health.   Becky Mashuta, owner of Becca Rose, said the addition of the ...read more
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Pfizer’s Groton Laboratories will support 67 programs in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island through its 2017 competitive grants program. Priority was given to programs that bring science and math to students from elementary through high school. Additional awards were made for programs that provide for the underserved or to support local civic and ...read more
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Public Invited to Exhibition and Sale Opening Reception June 24Mystic, CT – An exhibition of unique works created by the nation’s leading maritime artists, “The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery Exhibition and Sale,” will open at the Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery Saturday, June 24.   The exhibition is a collection of the work of 26 of today’s leading maritime artists, who will take ...read more
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Largest Gathering of Wooden Boat Enthusiasts on the East Coast to Feature Viking Longship Tours  Mystic, CT – The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the 26th annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 30 to July 2.   The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, offers something for all wooden ...read more
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing (NESS) Foundation is kicking off their summer season and celebrating 15 years of serving the community at their fifth annual NESS Fest on Saturday, June 24 (11am-3pm).   This free event will feature sailing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. NESS Fest participants are welcome to enjoy ocean adventure activities, tour the facilities, meet the ...read more
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced it will hold a Political Candidate Academy for individuals seeking terms in elected positions. The Academy will span two sessions on Thursday, June 22 and Monday, June 26, both from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Admission is open to all with a one-time participation fee of $35 per individual. Attendance at both sessions is required. Sign up at ...read more
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Groton, CT – Jean McGran of Norwich, CT, recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Assistant Vice President, Regional Sales & Service Manager. In this role, Jean will be responsible for leading the Bank’s Groton, New London, Niantic and Waterford retail teams.    Prior to joining Chelsea Groton, Jean spent six years as an area manager for First Niagara Bank, where she monitored the customer ...read more
Monday, June 12, 2017
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Wayne Burgess of Uncasville as its newest Director and also announced a new Vice Chairwoman, Treasurer and Secretary to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut's largest credit union. Burgess, who is the longtime President of the Southeastern Connecticut Central Labor Council, had served ...read more
Friday, June 09, 2017
Southington, CT – The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter is holding its annual New London Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 16th at Ocean Beach Park., 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT.    This family-friendly event includes a 2 mile walk as well as light refreshments.     All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the ...read more
Friday, June 09, 2017
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is accepting nominations for the 2017 Palmer Davies Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding leader in the community who has improved the health and well-being of the community or region through advocacy, leadership and by fostering a community spirit that reflects the mission and values of UCFS. Past recipients include: Janet Pearce, Beverly ...read more
Friday, June 09, 2017
 MMoA’s Robert Brackman: Thinking in Color Highlights Noted Portraitist’s Legacy and Range  Mystic, CT – After painting aviator Charles Lindbergh and his wife, Anne, at the couple’s height of international celebrity, Robert Brackman could have settled into the comfortable and lucrative role of society painter. Instead, he took on only a small number of annual commissions to be free to challenge ...read more
Friday, June 09, 2017
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans of Stonington is very pleased to announce several recent, very generous grant awards from our community leaders. A $10,000 grant was awarded from the Community Foundation of Eastern CT to help support the “Common Ground” collaborative, providing Equine-Assisted Learning, Life Skills and Nature Immersion programs to participants from VISTA Life Innovations, ...read more
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Participants to hold June 14, 2017 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  Eastern CT – Participants in the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Leadership Class of 2018 announced that they have completed renovations of the shared family spaces for Madonna Place in Norwich as part of their class project. The renovations took place in May 2017. An official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the closure of the ...read more
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Gathering highlights the year's achievements, honors State Rep. Kathleen McCarty, local employers, community heroes   The Arc New London County hosts its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 27th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Mohegan Park Lakeside Pavilion in Norwich.    Families and people served by the agency, staff, Board members and state and local legislators will acknowledge The Arc NLC's ...read more
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Mystic, CT – The Beaudoin family has been tying nautical knots for 60 years in the Mystic area. Mystic Knotwork is currently located at 25 Cottrell St. in downtown Mystic. Their business has seen such remarkable growth that they are opening a second location at 2 Holmes St. The Grand Opening is scheduled for June 28, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The public is invited to help celebrate the growth of this ...read more
Monday, June 05, 2017
Guaranteed Cash & Prizes, Parties and World-Class Entertainment all Summer Long! Mashantucket, CT  – Foxwoods® Resort Casino continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with its biggest and best Summer of Dreams, its season-long promotion featuring world-class gaming, A-list entertainment, outdoor celebrity hosted pool parties, New England-style lobster dishes and the chance to win a share of over ...read more
Monday, June 05, 2017
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care in Norwich would like to announce the start of a new bereavement support group for those who are Grieving the Loss of a Loved One Due to Addiction. Center for Hospice Care will be teaming up with Norwich Youth and Family Services to provide the facilitator, Angela Rae Duhaime, M.A. The group will meet at Center for Hospice Care Administrative Offices and ...read more
Monday, June 05, 2017
Monday, June 05, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently recognized eight employees for outstanding contributions to the Bank and community. Alyssa Bryan, Senior Direct Banking and eCommerce Representative; Megan Foster, Assistant Branch Manager at the Bank’s Center Groton branch; Kimberly Friend, Marketing Design & Communications Specialist; Tom Gouin, Senior Teller at the Bank’s Sprague branch; Alyssa Kumpf, ...read more
Friday, June 02, 2017
Gala Event Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners and Dominion  Old Lyme, CT – Join High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Saturday, June 10, 2017, and dance the night away to music of the Sultan’s during an inspirational and elegant evening to benefit High Hopes’ programs and participants.    Moon Dance is one of Eastern Connecticut’s premier gala events and features the toe-tapping sound of The ...read more
Friday, June 02, 2017
Shutters & Sails and Debbie Siena of Envoy Mortgage are teaming up to raise funds to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Please join us for our silent auction from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Prizes include: golf for two on Fishers Island, an autographed Mets jersey, tickets to a Mets game, and many more great prizes!When: June 14, 2017Where: The Engine Room, 14 Holmes Street, MysticTime: 4:00-6:00 ...read more
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Canterbury, CT – Fulfill a dog’s needs and it will be forever loyal.   That’s the mantra of Jennifer Broome, owner of the long-established and highly esteemed QKDogs, a 100-acre kennel facility in the Quiet Corner of Connecticut.   An experienced dog handler and teacher, Broome founded her kennel in 2001 and recently rebranded and renamed it QKDogs, with the launch of an informative, ...read more
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation of Norwich has awarded $3,000 to The Arc New London County’s vocational/employment program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Funds will be used to offset costs of purchasing a commercial bakery oven for the agency’s Culinary Arts program. The Arc’s “Classic Crunch” cookies are sold at ShopRite New London and Norwich, ...read more
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Norwich, CT – Hundreds of cancer survivors, family members and caregivers are expected for the Backus Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hartford HealthCare East Region System Support Office, 11 Stott Avenue in Norwich. News 8 reporter and cancer survivor Renee Chmiel will be the keynote speaker.  The event is free and includes a picnic lunch and ...read more
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Draken Harald Hårfagre Will Host Guided Tours June 30-September 4 Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport and the crew of the Viking longship Draken Harald Hårfagre announced today the ship will be open for public tours in Mystic this summer beginning June 30.   The reconstructed longship sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 2016 to explore and relive one of the most mythological sea voyages: the first ...read more
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Every dog will receive free admission for one human between 9 a.m. and noon.Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport is proud to be named the most pet-friendly attraction in Connecticut in 2017 by GoPetFriendly.com. But our tails are really wagging now because the two- and four-legged friends behind the travel website are coming to visit! Amy and Rod Burkert and their two dogs, Ty and Buster, will be at ...read more
Friday, May 26, 2017
Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 3 starting at 10am Stonington Sounds is a free music festival with concerts happening throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough anchored at La Grua Center and the Stonington Commons Green adjacent to La Grua Center. The festival will feature a diverse lineup of musicians from classical to jazz and is ...read more
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Author and Political Commentator Gordon Chang Presents Trump and North Korea: War or Peace in Asia? We hope you can join us for the last meeting of the season.When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Old Lyme Middle School AuditoriumThe Topic: Trump and North Korea: War or Peace in Asia? His speech will address the current situation in volatile North Asia where ...read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut has named Campaign Co-chairs for the 2017 fundraising effort as William Louis, president of the MDA-UAW Local 571, AFL-CIO, and Nadine McBride, publisher of The Bulletin. Louis is chair of the Electric Boat Employees’ Community Services Association. He strongly believes in educating his fellow union members about the AFL-CIO Community Services partnership ...read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Are you ready to race? Register HERE for the 2017 Sails Up 4 Cancer Annual Regatta. Be there June 17, 2017 for the annual Sails Up 4 Cancer Annual Regatta & Shore Party + Wellness Expo. Register at: SU4C.ORG via Yachtscoring.com Questions? Bob Davis 860-383-5405 Post Regatta Party with Rock & Soul Revue!  Open Bar - BBQ - Silent Auction Open to the public! 5 PM, $25/per person Mystic ...read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Foxwoods is Buttering Guests Up with Delicious Lobster Dishes Across the Resort  Mashantucket, CT –  Foxwoods® Resort Casino is serving up a vast array of lobster entrées for this summer’s Lobster Madness from June 1 – September 5.  As part of Foxwoods’ Summer of Dreams 4, guests can eat their way around the resort enjoying the robust options of Lobster dishes, prepared to the style and cuisine ...read more
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Want a great day out on the water while helping kids at the same time? Anglers are invited to sign up for the Connecticut Charter Party Boat Association’s (CCBA) 2nd annual deep sea fishing tournament to benefit Channel 3 Kids Camp on July 27 in Waterford. Raymarine is Presenting Sponsor of the event for the second straight year.CCPBA boats will gather at Mago Point Marina in Waterford on July 27 ...read more
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Foxwoods is Sizzling Into Summer with the Hottest Acts in Music and Comedy, High-Flying Circus Performers and Connecticut’s Largest Pop Culture Convention!  Mashantucket, CT – The long-awaited months of summer are finally here, and Foxwoods® Resort Casino is excited to kick the season off with some of the best entertainment acts! The Grand and Fox Theaters will host GRAMMY award winning ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park water taxi season passes are now available for purchase at ThamesRiveHeritagePark.org. For a limited time Chelsea Groton Bank will donate $20 to the Park for every season pass sold up to $1,000.  The season pass is an extraordinary deal. For $50, a season pass holder gets unlimited rides on the water taxi ‑ all days, all season   Now in its second ...read more
Friday, May 19, 2017
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park is looking for volunteers who want to create positive and memorable experiences for visitors and residences who ride the Water Taxi and who visit the local heritage sites within the Park. Volunteers are needed Friday – Sunday beginning Memorial Day weekend through mid-September in 2- and 4-hour shifts between 10 a.m. and  6 p.m. Volunteers will be ...read more
Friday, May 19, 2017
Performers from Around the World Gather to Celebrate Music of the Sea  Mystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 38th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America.   This year’s roster includes musicians from Great ...read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Lieutenant Commander Jeremy McKenzie, US Coast Guard Academy resents about unexpected partnerships - how the U.S. Coast Guard cooperates with Russia in the arctic We hope you can join us for this month's meeting.When: Thursday, May 25, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Crozier Hall (Student Center, second floor) at Connecticut College, Mohegan Ave, New LondonThe Topic: The ...read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Agency Honors Credit Union for Partnership Spanning Four DecadesWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received two Chairman’s Awards from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut in recognition of Charter Oak’s longtime partnership with the Gales Ferry-based social services agency. United Way bestowed its Loyal Company of the Year Award and its Benefactor Award to Charter Oak ...read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Gales Ferry chapter of the Knights of Columbus awarded $500 to The Arc New London County as part of the proceeds from its 2016 Tootsie Roll Drive. Thanks to the continued support of the Knights of Columbus, The Arc is able to provide recreation programs and activities, including Special Olympics, to over 170 participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ...read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Groton, CT – The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored 12 Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Lauren Arpin of North Stonington, Alyssa Bryan of Gales Ferry, Kelly Burke of Mystic, Mary Conti of Stonington, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, Ruth Eckhoff of Lebanon, Colleen Kluberdanz of Pawcatuck, Lisa Lamphere of Quaker Hill, Jessica L’Heureux of Groton, Elizabeth Owen of Norwich, Marjarie ...read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Looking to expand your business? Have a great idea and a well thought out business plan that will create jobs? Attend this workshop with SBA’s Economic Development Specialist Jessica Rivera to gain insight into the availability of resources to help you meet your goals.   Date: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 Time:  9:30AM – 11:00AM EDTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT ...read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Chamber Urges State to Lift Cap on Business Tax CreditsBusiness growth in southeastern Connecticut is being hampered by government restrictions limiting the amount of business tax credits for research and development.   According to the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, companies can earn research and development tax credits by making investments in a skilled workforce, specialized lab ...read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Tesla's Direct Sales Model May Endanger CT Dealerships All over the country, automaker Tesla has been fighting battles in several states to be able to sell their cars directly to consumers. In Connecticut, it is illegal for Tesla to sell their vehicles because of a dealer franchise law that prohibits car manufacturers from selling directly to consumers.   The law was put in place to provide ...read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Business Profile: International Wire Dies Tucked away in quiet Gilman, CT is International Wire Dies. Its placid setting on the Yantic River belies its international nature. This small eastern CT manufacturer with a staff of seven does business throughout the U.S., Poland, Germany, Mexico, Israel, and China.    True to its name, International Wire Dies (IWD) is an eastern CT manufacturer ...read more
Monday, May 15, 2017
Seeking Runners, Walkers, Sponsors, and Volunteers   The seventeenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern CT) will take place on Friday June 2nd at 6:00PM at Bluff Point and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, an application, and the link to on-line registration can be found at www.twilighttrailrun.com.   The Twilight Trail Run ...read more
Monday, May 15, 2017
Lieutenant Commander Jeremy McKenzie, US Coast Guard Academy Presents: "The Bering Strait: Reducing Risk Through International Cooperation and Capability Improvements" We hope you can join us for this month's meeting.When: Tuesday, May 25, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Crozier Hall (Student Center, second floor) at Connecticut College, Mohegan Ave, New LondonThe Topic: The ...read more
Friday, May 12, 2017
Don't Miss Out!    Tuesday, May 16 at noon Weather forecast: sun & 69 degrees Green fairways and blue skies    Only $125 per person Grab your coworkers, subcontractors, friends and family   Join us at our Golf Outing Great fun! Lots of prizes!   River Ridge Golf Course 259 Preston Road in Griswold   Don't golf, then plan to join us for dinner! Don't miss out.Register now for this ...read more
Friday, May 12, 2017
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will present its 2017 America and the Sea Award to David Rockefeller Jr. and Sailors for the Sea. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character.   Sailors for the Sea, which was co-founded by Rockefeller, works ...read more
Friday, May 12, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County received a $15,000 Southeast General grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut to expand its aquaponics program located in Ledyard. A portion of the grant was made possible through the Baker Costa Mallette Fund. The Arc’s aquaponics program is part of its agriculture and organic/green farming micro-enterprise, which trains and employs ...read more
Friday, May 12, 2017
“This is a long overdue investment in the city’s future and will also provide essential water service to surrounding communities”  Hartford, CT – State Senator Heather Somers (R-Groton) released the following statement regarding the State Bonding Commission’s funding approval for two projects that will improve the quality of life in the City of Groton and the entire region.   “This is a long ...read more
Friday, May 12, 2017
Celebrating greatnessOld Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme is hosting the Annual Horse Show Days celebrating the achievements of its riders and participants over the last academic year.    The event is a week -long celebration of the work and progress of each class throughout the week, Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm.  Each class will be presented with the award ribbons by ...read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017
UCFS is pleased to announce that our Plainfield, Griswold and Norwich Health Centers have been recognized as Level 3 (highest level) Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  This is the second time UCFS has achieved Level 3 Patient Centered Medical recognition from NCQA for all three primary care locations. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home ...read more
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Groton, CT – Giusy Beaman, Assistant Secretary, Branch Operations Manager in the Bank’s Norwichtown branch; Penni Harlow, Assistant Secretary, Branch Manager of the Bank’s Mystic and Mystic Auto branches;  and Jennifer Seuferling, Branch Manager of the Bank’s North Stonington branch recently graduated from the Connecticut Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut hosted its Campaign Celebration event on May 5th to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way. More than 350 community leaders and volunteers gathered at Mohegan Sun to celebrate around the theme "Anyone can be a hero."The Campaign Celebration was sponsored by ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Ledyard Garden Club made a generous contribution to the Arc New London County’s Farm Stand this season, providing $200 for vegetable seedlings and tools. Located at 1671 Center Groton Rd (117) in Ledyard, the Arc’s Farm Stand employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who receive training in all aspects of vegetable farming, including maintenance, ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art’s Art After Dark concert series continues Tuesday, May 16 with a performance by The Troublemakers. In addition, the event will feature Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art by Mary Horrigan and balloon art by April Brunelle. Now in its seventh year, the family friendly Art After Dark series integrates various art forms on the museum grounds, introduces children to ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, Assistant Director of Utility Operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations on May 8 during the Association’s ...read more
Monday, May 08, 2017
Museum Kicks off Season with Family Activities, Decoration Day ObservanceMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will kick off the start of the summer season over Memorial Day weekend with Salute to Summer, a celebration of the best New England has to offer when the weather turns warm.   The event runs Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28 and includes historic games and activities, boat rides, planetarium shows, ...read more
Monday, May 08, 2017
CURE Innovation Commons, Connecticut Technology Council  & Crossroads Venture Group  invite you to join us for    The Annual Bioscience & Technology Community Picnic June 13th – 5:00-7:00 PM at The Commons   Catch up with colleagues. Celebrate the start of the summer. Enjoy live music, great food, local oysters, beer and wine.  You are also invited to attend the CURE Annual Meeting from ...read more
Friday, May 05, 2017
On behalf of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, we invite you to participate in the 9th Annual Education Golf Tournament which will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at our award-winning Lake of Isles. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For your convenience, the Lake of Isles practice range will also be available before the shotgun ...read more
Friday, May 05, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced this year's winning artists for the statewide calendar drawing contest entitled "Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me."The annual drawing contest is open to all Connecticut students currently in Grades K-6. Grace McKee of Niantic Center School was named the overall winner. Her artwork will be featured on ...read more
Friday, May 05, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of four employees, following a Board of Trustees meeting.   “Chelsea Groton Bank has been successful for over 160 years because of the hard-working team of people we have here,” said Michael Rauh, President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank. “Each of the employees earning a promotion has shown a high level of dedication to their ...read more
Friday, May 05, 2017
CREDABEL CORAL LABORATORY & GALLERY 153 BANK STREET, UNIT 2, NEW LONDON   Please celebrate with us as we open our doors!  RIBBON CUTTING Friday, May 12, 5-6 p.m. Open to the public  •  Refreshments will be served  OPEN HOUSE Saturday, May 13 from 6-10 p.m. Open to the public  •  Refreshments will be served   Tanks of captive-grown coral  •  Door prizes  •  Art activities for ...read more
Thursday, May 04, 2017
New London Youth Affairs is a Youth Service Bureau which promotes positive outcomes for children, youth, and families by supporting a wide range of comprehensive services and collaborations. Join us as we celebrate 27 years of service to the New London community by donating $2.70, $27.00, $270.00, etc. Any donation is welcome.Early Childhood Family Center * Whale's Tales Children’s Book Bank * ...read more
Thursday, May 04, 2017
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park water taxi service on the Thames River will begin its second season of operation Friday, May 26, 2017.  The service connects Fort Trumbull in New London to the downtown New London Historic Waterfront District and Fort Griswold in Groton, and runs Friday through Sunday from 10 AM to 9 PM. until September 17, 2017 . The water taxis are authentic Navy ...read more
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned the top 5-Star “Superior” rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for its year-end 2016 financial performance, confirming that Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “We’re pleased to again earn this top five-star rating, which is indicative of our continuing financial strength as well as our prudent ...read more
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
André J. Messier Jr, Chairman of the Board of Directors of EasternSavings Bank today announced the appointment of Lisa H. Griffin as interim President and CEO of the bank. She joined Eastern in 2004 and since 2014 has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the locally governed institution. In making the announcement, Messier said “Lisa brings over 30 years of experience ...read more
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Lisa M. Sanders Business Consultant and Founder/Owner of HR Masterpiece, L.L.C.  to offer a four-part HR Educational series in partnership with Foundry 66, Norwich, CT  May 25, 2017 at Foundry 66  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.http://web.norwichchamber.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=2454  Introduction & overview This series consists of 4 one-hour discussions providing a brief introduction & ...read more
Monday, May 01, 2017
Learn to use your flash creatively in outdoor daylight settings Join this unique workshop taught aboard a moving ship and learn how to use flash to create some really cool photos in outside daylight with different background treatment.   Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. aboard Argia   Cost: $75 per person, advance ticket purchase highly suggested. Space limited to 35 ppl. Book ...read more
Monday, May 01, 2017
Business owners wear a lot of hats and frequently have them spinning. There are a lot of things to do, and unfortunately no way to add any hours to the day or to work any harder. So it’s vital to learn to work smarter! This workshop with business coach Tom Gezo presents tools, tips and techniques to help you work smarter and improve your productivity.   Date: Thursday, May 25th, ...read more
Monday, May 01, 2017
Horses Healing Humans has launched our latest equine therapy program with Lulu, a 13-year-old Miniature horse completing Pet Partners Society Certification and beginning her Outreach Ambassador assignments. This Equine Activity Program opens itself to all needs within our community. At 34 inches tall, or 8.5 hands, Lulu is the ideal height for interactions such as nuzzling, being hugged, and ...read more
Monday, May 01, 2017
Is 2017 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections?   Do you qualify for government lending programs?   CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm.  The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 67 Lathrop Road, ...read more
Friday, April 28, 2017
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is excited to welcome Dr. Vanessa Johnson, MD, MPH as its new Medical Director for its Hospice and Palliative care program. Dr. Johnson is board certified in Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Hematology, Oncology and Internal Medicine.   Dr. Johnson received her medical degree from the Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY, and completed her ...read more
Friday, April 28, 2017
Mystic’s favorite schooner Argia has returned to their original berth at Steamboat Wharf, south of the Bascule Drawbridge in Downtown Mystic. Sailing cruises begin May 5, 2017.   From 1974 to 2001 the two-masted topsail schooner docked and launched from Steamboat Wharf, river-side of the Steamboat Inn. Then Steamboat Wharf owners Paul Connor, John McGee and Wes Maxwell built the Valiant, a 98 ...read more
Friday, April 28, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) welcomes Marggie Slichter as their new Director of Advancement. Slichter is the former the Director of Alumni and Parent Giving Programs at Northfield Mount Hermon School (Mount Hermon, MA). Slichter has over 15 years of experience in fundraising and managing volunteers at Northfield Mount Hermon School. She has been a longtime ...read more
Friday, April 28, 2017
Taxpayers who have a tax debt they cannot pay may have heard that they can settle their tax debt for less than the full amount owed. It’s called an Offer in Compromise. Before applying for an Offer in Compromise, here are some things to know: In general, the IRS cannot accept a settlement offer if the taxpayer can afford to pay what they owe. Taxpayers should first explore other payment options. ...read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
 MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE HERE The World Affairs Councils of America has selected SECWAC as one of only six councils nationwide to host The Future of Korea – 2017 panel.  This panel discussion comes at a pivotal time for both the USA and its long-term ally, the Republic of Korea.  Saber rattling from the North, new administrations in both countries by this meeting, and possible trade issues are ...read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Foxwoods Shows Appreciation For Ocean State Residents With ”Rhode Trip” Month  Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary by continuing their commitment to local guests and offering an array of unparalleled experiences all year long. Throughout the month of May, Foxwoods is rewarding Rhode Island guests with exciting offers and prizes ...read more
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Now located outside of the Bridge: more time under sail! We are excited to announce that Argia is moving back to her old home at Steamboat Wharf, South of the Drawbridge and across the River. Without the Drawbridge to negotiate, our time under sail increases. It will also be really fun to be part of the vibrant downtown scene on the West side of the River! At her new berth, Argia now offers FOUR ...read more
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Mystic, CT – Quentin Snediker has been named the Clark Senior Curator for Watercraft at Mystic Seaport. His role will be to provide direction and leadership in the preservation and development of the Museum’s watercraft collection, which presently numbers more than 500 vessels of all sizes, ranging from small rowboats and kayaks to four National Historic Landmarks, including the 1841 whaleship ...read more
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Financial highlights and other successes were shared during the Bank’s 162nd Annual Meeting  Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank held its 162nd annual meeting of Bank officers, Board members and Corporators on Monday, April 24 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, Connecticut. President and CEO Michael Rauh reported on the Bank’s 2016 results.   As of December 31, 2016, Chelsea Groton’s total assets ...read more
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Lyme Art Association presents the annual showcase of the best new works of art by Elected Artists Members. These artists are professionals of note and significance whose works are known, collected, and exhibited throughout the country, as well as along the Shoreline. Gallery Manager Jocelyn Zallinger says, "Each year this exhibition fills the gallery with some of the finest representational ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, April 24, 2017
Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality needs your help striking out family homelessness!   Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality’s annual gala is set for May 5 at Mystic Seaport’s North Lawn and River Room at Latitude 41°. The sports-themed fun begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes games, gourmet tailgating fare, open bar, major league silent and live auctions, and dancing to the beat of Power Posse. ...read more
Friday, April 21, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
Web Conference Series for Tax Professionals   Two 75-minute Sessions Available for each topic:  Session 1 – 11am Eastern; 10am Central; 9am Mountain; 8am Pacific; 5am Hawaii Session 2 * – 2pm Eastern; 1pm Central; 12pm Mountain; 11am Pacific; 8am Hawaii *Closed captioning offered for Session 2 web conferences ONLY.   Understanding Correspondence Examinations  May 11, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. ...read more
Friday, April 21, 2017
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans, Inc. is pleased to announce their new Tuesday Night Events Series. Three Tuesdays of every month, Horses Healing Humans will host a different monthly event.  The first Tuesday is the Iron Chef Dinner, which is followed by the Guest Artist on the second Tuesday of every month.  The fourth Tuesday of the month is the Guest Lecturer event.  This series is ...read more
Friday, April 21, 2017
We Want to Rendezvous with You! Mystified’s newest adventure Rendezvous with the Renaissance is now open! You are a Victorian traveller, making your way on your very own Grand  European Tour! You have arrived at your hotel in Italy only to find your luggage has been mixed up with another traveller! As you investigate the contents of the trunks, you find a strange journal with clues to the ...read more
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank was once again a top performer, earning the coveted 5-Star rating from BAUERFINANCIAL, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. A five-star rating indicates that this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and more. Chelsea Groton Bank has earned and maintained this top rating for 92 consecutive quarters, earning it even higher ...read more
Thursday, April 20, 2017
This informative workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock will help you make sense of all the social media possibilities, and show you the right strategies, tools and tactics to make your small business marketing efforts as effective as possible.   Date: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM EDTLocation: Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT ...read more
Friday, April 14, 2017
Respected media marketer Maria Miranda will show you how to effectively welcome and engage visitors to your website, as well as how to capture their information and retarget them with further communication. Sponsored by Dime Bank.Date: CHANGED FROM Thurs., April 20th to Thurs., May 11th, 2017Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM EDTLocation: Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your ...read more
Friday, April 14, 2017
Join us Wednesday, April 19th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting, Employment Law with Meredith Diette, Esq.    Meredith Diette, Esq. will speak on employment law. This presentation will offer dos and don’ts to provide an employer with general guidance and describe typical obstacles related to employment law.   In employment law, ...read more
Friday, April 14, 2017
Originally published in the Norwich Bulletin on April 11, 2017 Franklin, CT – Since its founding six years ago, Sails Up 4 Cancer has donated thousands of dollars to organizations, including the Children’s Cancer Research Fund and the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeast Connecticut. It also has helped dozens of New London County cancer patients pay their bills and put food on the table. On ...read more
Friday, April 14, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut announced it is hosting a Brochure Swap for tourism industry businesses on Wednesday, April 19th at 10 a.m. at its office on 914 Hartford Turnpike Suite 206, in Waterford.   Businesses are encouraged to bring their brochures, rack cards, or menus to trade with others. CTM Media Group will arrange to have the materials brought from their ...read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017
One in every 5 Americans is affected by a disability – that’s 56 million Americans.  Easterseals Walk With Me Mystic, happening on Saturday, May 6th at Olde Mistick Village and Mystic Aquarium, provides crucial support for Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut’s services for people challenged with disabilities, services that include medical, pediatric, and traumatic brain injury ...read more
Categories: General
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Is 2017 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections?   Do you qualify for government lending programs?   CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm.  The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 40 Boston Post Road.  ...read more
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Originally published in The Day on April 11, 2017 by Lee Howard, Day Staff Writer   New London, CT – Keith Turner, a representative for McCue Mortgage in southeastern Connecticut, unveiled a banner Tuesday indicating that he closed the most Connecticut Housing Finance Authority home loans of any agent in the state during 2016. Joined in the unveiling outside his Union Street office by state ...read more
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
In January 2017, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut formed a working committee, the Greater Mystic Tourism Marketing Committee (GMTMC), to facilitate and streamline the region’s efforts to grow eastern Connecticut’s legacy as a premier tourism destination. This is being accomplished by engaging tourism businesses throughout eastern Connecticut in regional marketing through advocacy, ...read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association will host the Otto Graham Golf Classic on September 20, 2017 on Fisher’s Island.    This annual golf tournament, named in honor of football Hall of Famer and former Academy Athletic Director Otto Graham, supports Coast Guard Academy Athletics.  Since 2008, the tournament has been held at Fishers Island Club in New York, Pinehurst in ...read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced its participation in Tourism Advocacy Day on April 24 in Hartford. The event is hosted by the Connecticut Tourism Coalition and will begin at 10 am in the Old Judiciary Room in the State Capitol building. Participants will attend meetings with House and Senate leaders and their individual representatives to lobby on behalf ...read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Credit Union Promotes Six To Serve Its Growing Branch Network Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of six employees on its Branch Operations team to serve its expanding branch network across eastern Connecticut. “This is a highly talented team of individuals who’ve excelled in our branch operations, so I’m confident that their new responsibilities will help ...read more
Monday, April 10, 2017
Free SCORE Workshop - “What Business Are You (Really) In? How to Grow Your Business by Putting the Customer First” In Collaboration with New London's Spark Makerspace, The MS17 Art Project, and the Harris Place Conference Center   Author, speaker and executive facilitator Laura Sawyer, PhD, will explore ways to build your business and better serve customers by understanding their needs and ...read more
Monday, April 10, 2017
Eric Trager, Washington Institute for Near East Policy Presents: "How the Muslim Brotherhood Lost Egypt" We hope you can join us for this month's meeting. When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Blaustein Hall at Connecticut College, Mohegan Ave, New LondonThe Topic: How the Muslim Brotherhood Lost EgyptPresenter: Eric Trager, Washington Institute for Near ...read more
Friday, April 07, 2017
You have started your own business, and you have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file, requiring paper and more paper. If you have turned to QuickBooks™ for help as a new user, and find you need help setting up the program, this workshop is for you. Feel free to bring a laptop with Quickbooks loaded to follow along with the presenter.   Date: Thursday, April 27th, ...read more
Friday, April 07, 2017
Norwich, CT – The 2nd Annual Arc Film Festival fundraiser will take place on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:00pm. at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, 100 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT.   Proceeds support empowerment, self-advocacy and social/recreational programming for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). These programs are the most ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Norwich, CT – Continuing their tradition of support for community hospice care, Center for Hospice Care recently announced it has been selected as a $3,000 grant recipient from Sails Up 4 Cancer to provide hospice and palliative care to cancer patients in Southeast Connecticut.     “We are very grateful and fortunate that Sails Up 4 Cancer has once again recognized our commitment to provide our ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Norwich, CT – On Friday, March 24th, Center for Hospice Care received a generous contribution in the amount of $22,000 from Reynolds’ Subaru of Lyme. Reynolds’ Subaru selected Center for Hospice Care as its Hometown Charity for the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Campaign. For every new Subaru that was sold from November 17th-December 31, 2016, customers could select one of four national charities or ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Credit Union Also Names New Commercial Credit Analyst in Business Lending Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of Lori Wong, who has extensive banking and accounting experience, to Vice President-Financial Controller of the $986 million dollar credit union. In addition, Charter Oak announced the promotion of Lauren Blanda to Commercial Credit Analyst in its ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area.  These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern.  People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Be Our Guests At A Day Of Trade,  Taste, and Travel Europe!Brexit Update, Taste of Europe Luncheon and Doing Business in  Spain Roundtable  CT Export Week Luncheon | Taste of Europe Date: Thursday , April 27, 2017Time: 11:30am - 1:00pmVenue: Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport - 1 Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CTCost: FREE, but pre-registration requiredRegistration: ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
This workshop presents a unique approach to thinking about, researching, documenting, writing and selling a Business Plan in three pages of text with three spreadsheets. Discussion will be on how to produce the plan appropriate to your needs and situation, with a minimum of work and agony.  Date: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM ETLocation: The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced the distribution of $113,300 to 38 eastern CT nonprofits that will improve the quality of life for thousands of children in the region. The Foundation raised funds throughout 2016 with fundraisers including the 5th Annual Bowl-a-Thon at High Rollers Luxury Lanes at Foxwoods Resort Casino in April and the 33rd Annual ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
New London, CT – After a national search, Patrick L. Green, FACHE, has been named the new president and chief executive officer of L+M Healthcare and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health. L+M Healthcare, a member of Yale New Haven Health, includes Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Westerly Hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut and other ambulatory services ...read more
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Through our Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money program, Citizens Bank supports organizations that help our neighbors and communities grow by improving their understanding of how to manage their finances. This year, we continue our commitment to Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money with a new social media campaign, online resources, volunteerism and by providing more than $1.4 million in ...read more
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Increasing the number of financially stable households in the City of Norwich is the purpose of new funding awarded by the Boston Federal Reserve. Called the Working Cities Challenge Grant, a core team, led by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, has set a goal to increase the number of low-income and diverse households in Norwich who become financially stable by 20% over the next ten years. ...read more
Categories: General
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
 Foxwoods is Offering Egg-cellent Easter Specials Throughout the Resort  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino is serving up Easter Sunday feasts for those looking for traditional meals or unique Easter menu options. Families and friends can dine in cuisine ranging from gourmet to casual service.  Foxwoods will provide a lavish assortment from brunch to dinner that is sure to delight guests ...read more
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
New London, CT – Director of Athletics Tim Fitzpatrick has announced the appointment of Tamara McKenna as the Associate Athletic Director for Finance, Facilities and Logistics.  A 1987 graduate of CGA with a B.S degree in Management, she most recently served in the academy's Admissions Division as Associate Director of Admissions for Volunteer Programs from 2006 to present. She holds a Master of ...read more
Thursday, March 30, 2017
It's time to celebrate the Lyme Land Conservation Trust's Golden Anniversary! Buy a box of matches, a print, or a painting at the Spring Street Studio before May 21 and 50% of the purchase price will be donated to the Lyme Land Conservation Trust by making two payments; one for 50% of the price plus sales tax to the studio, and one for the remaining 50% to the Lyme Land Conservation Trust. Visit ...read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Spend Spring Break With Activities for Families and Kids of All Ages    MASHANTUCKET, CT – From Monday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 12, and Monday, April 17 through Wednesday, April 19, Foxwoods® Resort Casino’s Kid’s Week will once again offer a wide range of fun activities during the school vacation for children of all ages. From 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, enjoy FREE blockbuster ...read more
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Channel 3 Kids Camp is holding its 9th annual W.R.A.P. (Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically) Luncheon on April 21st at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford from 11am to 2pm. The event is presented by Key Bank and honors the work of a woman for notable philanthropic contributions in her field and community. Chief of the Mohegan Tribal Nation, Lynn Malerba will be this ...read more
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Mystic, CT – In the spirit of serving fine food and great entertainment, The IRONS Restaurant & Bar at Hilton Mystic is partnering with neighboring Mystic Luxury Cinemas to offer a special Wednesday Movie Night through May.  Take in a film of your choice at Mystic Luxury Cinemas after dinner at The IRONS in just three easy steps:  Upon arrival, let the restaurant host know what movie you want to ...read more
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Connecticut District Export Council and our partners would like to invite you to Connecticut Export Week 2017, April 24-28. There will be invaluable FREE webinars, seminars and Small Business Export Day for new and seasoned exporters. The goal of CT Export Week is to provide businesses with the insight and tools they need to expand their global marketplace. Please ...read more
Friday, March 24, 2017
You're invited to Home Field Advantage MASH's Ultimate Tailgating Gala to prevent family homelessness! Join MASH as we serve up some fun, strike out family homelessness, and honor former Senator Andrew Maynard for his tireless advocacy on behalf of Connecticut's homeless.Click here to purchase your tickets now. 
Friday, March 24, 2017
Technology has changed the ways that businesses and consumers interact; taking advantage of that technology is at the heart of digital marketing. In this workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock, you will learn about trends in digital marketing and all the ways it can help your small business in the year ahead.   Date: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Time:  9:30AM – 11:30AM ...read more
Friday, March 24, 2017
Three Rivers Community College Director of ConnCAS Dr. Jacqueline Phillips honored at The 100 Women of Color Gala & Awards Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is excited to announce that Dr. Jacqueline Phillips has been honored at The 100 Women of Color Gala & Awards in Hartford, Connecticut on March 24, 2017.  The 100 Women of Color Gala & Awards celebrates the power of family, ...read more
Friday, March 24, 2017
Nation’s Largest Wireless Franchise to Celebrate Newly Expanded Space on March 17, 2017  New London, CT – While many cities have several cell phone stores to service their needs, very few are privileged to have a locally owned and operated store that provides a wireless experience as well as a community partner. The New London community will have an improved one-stop-shop for all of their ...read more
Friday, March 24, 2017
Over 50 Latino business leaders from New London, along with city & state officials are expected to gather for a launch reception for the newly created Spanish section of the New London Times – HOLA New London. The reception is being held at the Garde Arts Center – 325 State Street, New London at 530pm with remarks to begin at 6pm. This event comes on the heels of a successful Latino business ...read more
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Rick Mattson, CLTC, Morin Associates  will be conducting a free seminar on  “Social Security Timing-When to Take your Check”           Where: Groton Library         When: Saturday, March 25th         Time: 10-11:00 amQuestions? Please call 860-848-4959 or 860- 448-2277 or visit the website at www.morinassociates.com
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Playing With Your Foxwoods Rewards Card This Month Will Spring You Toward Big WinsMASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is kicking off spring with exciting new promotions and giveaways totaling more than $250,000!  Rewards members will have the chance to win a Dodge Ram Truck and a Sea-Doo, play in the 25th Anniversary $40,000 Slot Tournament, or ...read more
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Bill Allowing Millstone and Renewable Energy Sales to Utilities Clears First Legislative Vote  Hartford, CT – The Connecticut General Assembly’s Energy & Technology Committee approved a bill aimed at diversifying the state’s baseload sources of electricity, stabilizing Millstone Power Station and increasing the state’s commitment to renewable energy.  Senate Bill No. 106 An Act Concerning the ...read more
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
If you are thinking about starting or are now running a non-profit organization, this workshop with SCORE counselor Bob Potter will guide you through the steps in how to effectively manage your organization for long-term success.   Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM ESTLocation: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve your ...read more
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Norwich, CT – DEPCOM Power, a utility solar engineering, procurement and construction company based in Scottsdale, AZ, has donated $10,000 to The Arc New London County’s vocational/employment training program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Funds will be used to offset expansion costs at the cookie production component of The Arc’s Culinary Arts program. The ...read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Originally published by Hartford HealthCare on HealthNewsHub.org on March 9, 2017. It’s almost payback time after one of the warmest winters on record. Reader alert: This is not a warning about another sinus-choking allergy season. In Connecticut, there’s even greater alarm about the potential of a bountiful tick season and the associated risk of Lyme disease. Already, the Connecticut ...read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
New London, CT – Daniel L. King recently joined Suisman Shapiro as an Associate, focusing his practice in business/commercial law and litigation. He received his B.A. in History from Providence College in 2008, and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2012 where he served on the Board of Governors for the Student Bar Association. Attorney King was admitted to the bars of Connecticut and ...read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Spring is in Bloom with GRAMMY Award-Winning Music, Emmy Award-Winning Comedy and Awe-Inspiring Contortionists  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, is springing into the season this April with star-studded performances at the Grand and Fox Theaters. From acclaimed musical artists, to comedic trendsetters and renowned circus troupe ...read more
Monday, March 20, 2017
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Friday, March 17, 2017
You earned it…now it’s time to save and protect it. It’s tax time which means more money thieves are on the loose. There are two common ways that thieves steal tax refunds: filing someone else’s taxes using their Social Security number and W2 or taking tax information out of the mail. Social Security numbers are easy for criminals to get – either by going through mail; calling and pretending to ...read more
Friday, March 17, 2017
Governor Malloy: Economic Impact Study finds tourism contributes $14.7 billion to Connecticut's economy, posts five straight years of job growth in state  Hartford, CT – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut Office of Tourism today announced the results of an economic impact study of the tourism industry in Connecticut, showing total direct and indirect business sales supported by the ...read more
Friday, March 17, 2017
On March 16, 2017, the White House, led by President Donald Trump, submitted a 2018 budget proposal to Congress. The proposal calls for a $639 billion (10%) increase in defense spending, but jeopardizes funding for many domestic programs, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the ...read more
Friday, March 17, 2017
Groton, CT – Four local non-profit organizations: Emerson Theater Collaborative, Higher Edge, The Riverfront Children’s Center, Inc and The Light House are collaborating for the third year on a Bowling Fundraiser entitled “All Benefits Children” in order to raise funds to support as many children of all ages and abilities, as well as families in the local community as possible.  The event will be ...read more
Friday, March 17, 2017
Stifel has unveiled its new Facebook page. 'Like' and follow it today!  As one of the nation’s premier brokerage and investment banking firms, we believe that we are a family comprised of our clients and our associates. For more than a century, meeting and exceeding the objectives of our clients has positioned our firm for success. We believe that by placing the clients’ interests first, they ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT) CURE Innovation Commons, 93 Shennecossett Road, Groton  Event Details: Bioscience ClubhouseCT invites technology experts, entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem supporters to hear from Wendy Davis about the technology growth of her company, GestVision.  Due to a complication of the pregnancy known as Preeclampsia, every 10 minutes a mom-to-be ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Pieter Visscher, University of Connecticut Presents: "Light from the Andes: Strategic, Economic and Ecological Dimensions of Lithium" We hope you can join us for this month's meeting.When: March 21, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St, Old LymeThe Topic: Light from the Andes: Strategic, Economic and Ecological Dimensions of LithiumPresenter: Pieter ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
All welcome to attend to learn about volunteer opportunities  Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme is hosting an informative and delicious Chili Open House on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event is open to members of the community to give them an opportunity to learn about one of the top therapeutic riding centers in the nation while enjoying chili with all ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation was recently given a $5 million endowment from Chelsea Groton Bank. The gift, made possible through the sale of stock, was given with the intent of providing the Foundation with additional funds for the continued support of organizations that impact our region in the areas of health, human and social services; education; economic development; and arts and ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The 58th Annual ECSO Instrumental Competition was held this past Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Evans Hall on the Connecticut College campus in New London. Generously sponsored by the Kitchings Family Foundation and the Zuckerbraun Family Fund and open to the public, this competition was established to recognize the outstanding talents of emerging young musicians through the age of 25. Eleven ...read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has opened its newest full-service branch at Mohegan Sun to serve its growing membership there and will also offer employees a new network of ATM machines at multiple Mohegan properties, including the Eagleview Employee Center and the Mohegan Tribe’s Community and Government Center. The Mohegan Sun Branch, which opened on Monday, March 6th, is ...read more
Saturday, March 11, 2017
 Cultural Summit "NAVIGATING THE MEDIA"NEW DATE: MONDAY, APRIL 3rd  from 9:15 am to 10:30 am Groton Public Library  52 Newtown Road, Groton Original date: March 14th postponed due to impending snow storm.  **If you have already registered to attend on 3/14,  you do not need to register again for new date 4/3.**Panelists:ROSANNE SINAGRA - Senior Marketing Consultant, Cumulus Media, New ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
Tuesday, March 14th from 9:15 am to 10:30 am Groton Public Library,52 Newtown Road, Groton Panelists:ROSANNE SINAGRA - Senior Marketing Consultant, Cumulus Media, New London, Radio WQGN-FM (Q105 Today's Hits); WMOS-FM (102.3 The Wolf); WXLM-AM (980AM News/Talk/Sports)KRISTINA DORSEY - Features Editor, arts & entertainment writer, The Day B.J. FINNELL - Vice President, Media, Quinn & HaryLOUVENIA ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
In this interactive workshop with experts Elizabeth Wallace, Director of Business Services at the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, and Ann Chambers, Director of Loan Programs at the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, you will learn how to connect to the abundance of programs and services Connecticut offers to help businesses achieve success, including licensing and registration, real ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
February 16, 2017Testimony of Thomas A. Sheridan, President/CEO, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut on HB 6744 An Act Concerning A Tourism Promotion, Jobs and Revenue Account Senators Paul Formica and Catherine Osten,  We recognize that legislators are faced with a particularly challenging financial situation and I appreciate the difficult decisions ahead, as you struggle to respond to ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
Sails Up 4 Cancer is proud to announce the fulfillment of a $10,000 grant request to L+M Cancer Center in Waterford, CT. The donated funds will be used for their Transportation Fund and Patients Assistance Fund. As a sub-part of the Patients Assistance Fund, L+M has established the Single Women/Head of Household Fund. “Sails Up 4 Cancer is extremely proud to be one of the first to acknowledge and ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Board of Trustees of Otis Library presents the 14th AnnualEvening with an Author featuringKaitlyn Greenidge Friday, April 28, 2017 6:00 p.m. The Spa at Norwich Inn Silent Auction Cocktails Dinner Keynote Address $125 per person Includes a copy ofWe Love You, Charlie Freeman  Please join us for the 14th Annual Millie & Martin Shapiro Evening with An Author event featuring Kaitlyn ...read more
Friday, March 10, 2017
Pieter Visscher, University of Connecticut Presents: "Light from the Andes: Strategic, Economic and Ecological Dimensions of Lithium" We hope you can join us for this month's meeting.When: March 21, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St, Old LymeThe Topic: Light from the Andes: Strategic, Economic and Ecological Dimensions of LithiumPresenter: Pieter ...read more
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Tammy Bragdon has been hired as the Branch Manager for the credit union’s Brooklyn location.    Bragdon has vast experience in the financial services industry, holding positions of Branch Manager, Mortgage Originator and Security Officer. She brings over 20 years of experience in corporate management as a ...read more
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Board of Directors Resolution The Old Saybrook / Kenyon Rail Bypass  David Pugliese, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Inc. does HEREBY certify that the following is a true and correct copy of a resolution duly adopted at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern ...read more
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Join us Wednesday, March 15th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Speed Networking!   This is always a fun and successful event!  Bring your business cards and enjoy making new friends and business connections. This program will help you perfect your networking skills — during several rounds of Speed Networking!   Attendees should ...read more
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans, Inc. is pleased to offer a presentation on the benefits of Equine Therapy for memory care clients with Alzheimer’s and dementia.  Lee Paradis, Executive Director and founder of Horses Healing Humans, Inc., will be speaking on this topic on Tuesday, 3/28/2017.  The lecture and PowerPoint presentation will begin at 6:30 pm and will be followed by a question ...read more
Friday, March 03, 2017
By Casey McGarvey, USCGA Assistant Sports Information Director From The Bulletin, a bi-monthly publication of the CGA Alumni Association   The Coast Guard Academy Athletic and Health & Physical Education Departments are preparing for the imminent construction of a state of the art Cadet Strength & Conditioning Center to be built on the terrace outside of Roland Hall’s main gymnasium.  This new ...read more
Friday, March 03, 2017
Event hosted by the Connecticut Tourism Coalition Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced their participation in Tourism Advocacy Day on March 15 in Hartford. The event is hosted by the Connecticut Tourism Coalition and will begin at 10 a.m. in the Old Judiciary Room in the State Capitol building.  Participants will attend meetings with House and Senate leaders ...read more
Friday, March 03, 2017
March Heats Up with GRAMMY Award-Winning Music and Comedy Superstars  Mashantucket, CT – Got a case of Spring Fever? Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, is continuing its 25th Anniversary celebrations all month long with a lineup of must-see entertainment performances to help shake off the winter chill. With a slate of GRAMMY Award-winning musical acts and ...read more
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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Half-Day Mini-Retreats for Veterans, Active Duty Military, and First Responders experiencing PTS, TBI, Anxiety and Mood Disorders will be offered on the First Sunday of each month at HHH from 9 am -12 pm. The next retreat will be March 5th.   Following Coffee and Registration, participants will view a short Documentary "Riding My Way Back" about one soldier's journey from the brink of suicide to ...read more
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Looking to expand your business? Have a great idea and a well thought out business plan that will create jobs? Attend this workshop with U.S. Small Business Administration's Economic Development Specialist Jessica Rivera to gain insight into the availability of resources to help you meet your goals.   Date: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017    Time: 9:30AM – 11:00AM ESTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, ...read more
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Norwich, CT – ​Backus Colorectal Surgeon Sergio Casillas, MD, will host a free community talk called “Taking Care of Your Colon” on Wednesday, March 15 from 6:-7:30 pm in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. This free educational seminar will focus on tips for preventing colon cancer, early detection of colon issues, and maintaining a healthy ...read more
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Orthopedic Partners will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Thursday, March 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. Backus Hospital is the only ...read more
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Eastern CT –The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced a tourism hackathon will launch on Friday, March 24 and continue on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Participants will break off into groups for an intensive twelve-hour collaboration session to address branding, communications, and collaboration efforts for tourism in what has been known as “Mystic Country.” The event will take ...read more
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Free SCORE Workshop on “Improving Your Use of QuickBooks to Manage Your Business Finances (II)”    This workshop includes an overview of the accounting and reporting features in QuickBooks Pro/Premier for PC, QuickBooks for Mac, and QuickBooks Online’s three subscription levels.  Information on apps and third-party software that interface with these QuickBooks products will also be discussed. ...read more
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Stonington, CT – Searching for the best way to spend a summer in Stonington? Think COMO! The Stonington Community Center offers a variety of summertime options, from leadership opportunities and athletics camps, to S.T.E.A.M. camps, traditional day camps and Preschool Explorers! Preschool Explorers is specifically designed to get children ages 3-5 exploring, socializing, and having fun! Weekly ...read more
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern CT President to be Honored this Spring  Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that Mary Lenzini, President of the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern CT (VNASC), will be honored as eastern CT’s 67th Citizen of the Year. The Chamber will recognize her at a dinner celebration on May 31 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & ...read more
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Quaker Hill – Waterford Country School is excited to announce the 13th Annual Kabaret for Kids gala will be held at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, CT on March 24th. The unforgettable evening starts at 5:30pm and features special performances by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Youth Performers. Don't miss this amazing night of talent from Junior Fellows Director, Brad Simmons (from the ...read more
Friday, February 24, 2017
Mystic, CT – A new exhibition at Mystic Seaport launching at the start of Women’s History Month chronicles both the luxurious and the hardworking life of women in the C20th century as seen through the lenses of the TRosenfeld family of photographers.   Entitled “On Land and Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld Collection,” these 70 photographs tell the story of lives of privilege and leisure ...read more
Friday, February 24, 2017
A Personal Invitation from Randy Fiveash, Director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism  To all our Regional Tourism Marketing Partners: Have you registered for the Connecticut Governor’s Conference on Tourism yet? It’s happening Thursday, May 4th at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford — and we hope to see you there.   What's more, we hope you’ll spread the word to your associates, ...read more
Friday, February 24, 2017
Bank Square Books Launches New Website Q&H unveiled its latest website creation for Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop! We were so delighted to work with store owner Annie Philbrick and events coordinator Elissa Englund to give their stores a dynamic new website. As beloved hubs for bibliophiles (even Hillary Clinton has been spotted browsing the shelves of Savoy), we wanted to make sure the ...read more
Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Stonington, CT – The Stonington Community Center, better known as the COMO, today unveiled a plan to renovate its four tennis courts on Cutler Street, and replace them with a professional state-of-the-art  DecoTurf surface. The existing courts are over 30 years old and are in poor playing condition.          The COMO also announced that it has already raised over $265,000 for the project from ...read more
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN SETS CHILDREN ON THE PATH TO SUCCESS . . .  ONE BOOK AT A TIME Families are invited to join 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. We are thrilled to be starting our own ‘1KBK’ (as it’s known) at the Mystic & Noank Library. This nationwide effort focuses on early childhood literacy. Thanks to generous funding from the Groton Education Foundation, this program is ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors has awarded $750 to The Arc New London County, which provides individual and group supported employment and training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Southeastern Connecticut. The grant will help The Arc’s popular Farm Stand, located on Rt 117 in Ledyard, improve its produce garden irrigation system, ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Special Awareness Lunch - The Power of Community: Women, Language, and Activism Thursday, April 6 at Holiday Inn - Norwich  New London, CT – The Power of Purple Campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut, will present a special awareness luncheon, featuring New York Times bestselling author Dawn Tripp in ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Free and Open to the Public   New London, CT – The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) will sponsor a college fair at Mitchell College which is free and open to the public on Thursday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The fair will be held in Mitchell College’s Yarnall Center gym. Representatives from over 100 public and private colleges, universities, and other ...read more
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Riverfront Children’s Center announced Friday that longtime organizational veteran Susan Corrice will step down from her role as Finance Director this April. Corrice has been involved with the center since 1996, and informed the center’s board of her plans in 2016 to allow for sufficient time to find a replacement. “I have loved my time with Riverfront and it is difficult to move on from ...read more
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) and two of its employees received US Sailing Community Sailing Awards for their 2016 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States while its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing's Community Sailing awards recognize ...read more
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Coach Kevin Bratland has brought a winning culture to the Coast Guard Academy wrestling program, which is ranked nationally (No. 16 in the latest Division III poll) for the first time in recent memory.   This article was originally published in The Day on February 02. 2017 8:41PM | Updated February 02. 2017 9:13PM By Gavin Keefe  Day staff writer New London, CT – During his first practice as ...read more
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Credit Union Originates Over $1 Billion in Eastern CT Mortgages Since 2010 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is once again the Number 1 residential mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, earning this top designation for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated 8,683 residential mortgages in New London and Windham counties combined, with a ...read more
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Company Changes Name to Keep Up with Capabilities Founded as Outthink, renamedOveraboveEssex, CT – The full-service strategic marketing firm founded as Outthink has been renamed Overabove to represent its full suite of capabilities more accurately. The new web address will be overabove.com. Since its founding in 2002, the firm has been built for the way people consume information today. ...read more
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
“Cat’s Paw” LiabilityEmployer Liability for Employee Discriminatory Conduct   As employers have come to understand, hiding one’s head in the sand is not a viable strategy for dealing with complaints of sexual harassment or other employee misconduct.  And if any doubt remained, a U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision recently put a claw in it.  Using the so-called “cat’s paw” theory of ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Stonington, CT – Stonington’s Mystic River Boathouse park is the newest recipient of the State’s of Connecticut’s Brownfield Grant Program administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development. At noon today DECD Deputy Director Tim Sullivan announced that the Governor had approved the Town’s request for $200,000 of Brownfield Assessment funds which Stonington had requested last ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this winter to educate members of the community. All classes are free and open to the public.   “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the community,” said Pam Days-Luketich, AVP, Community Outreach Officer at Chelsea Groton Bank. “We are ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Weekend-long exhibition features New England’s most experienced home improvement specialists  Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT and the Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern CT (BAEC) have partnered to present the 2017 Eastern CT Premier Home Show Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Upcoming Webinars:How to Prepare a Commercial Export Invoice- Part IHow to Properly Assign and Document Values to a Warranty and Repair Transaction- Part IIDate: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 and Thursday, March 23, 2017Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EasternVenue: At Your DeskCost: $15.00 each* You must register for each webinar separately Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Robert Gresham of RJ Gresham ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Originally published in The Day on January 29, 2017 by Brian Hallenbeck Ledyard, CT – Joshua’s Limousine Service aims to please. “Five percent of what we do is transportation,” Gary McKeon, the Gales Ferry-based livery’s director of operations, said in an interview last week. “The rest is customer service.” Take the football fan who flew down to the Alabama-Clemson game in Florida earlier this ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Second Year Collaborating through Community Forums and Arts Studios to To Raise Awareness    Opening Reception to be held February 27th   New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are pleased to announce that they are partnering again in Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence, a collaborative project using the arts to spread awareness of domestic violence in Southeastern ...read more
Friday, February 10, 2017
Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute for Peace Presents: "Building Peace in a Fragile World" We hope you can join us for our highly-anticipated first meeting of the second half of the 2016-17 season: When: February 15, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge St, Old SaybrookThe Topic: Building Peace in a Fragile WorldPresenter: Nancy Lindborg, ...read more
Friday, February 10, 2017
Groton Congregational Church invites you to a folk concert in support of Mystic Area Shelter & Hospitality on Friday, Feb. 17th at 7:30 pm! Curtis Brand and the On Call Band  Curtis Brand's music starts with the words.  In the tradition of singer songwriters like Harry Chapin, Jim Croce, and Willie Nelson, Curtis playfully jabs the listener with the existential absurdity of our everyday life. He ...read more
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Richard W. Stout III to serve on its Supervisory Committee, which has oversight and audit responsibilities for Charter Oak’s seven-member Board of Directors. “We’re pleased to have someone with Rick’s broad experience on our Supervisory Committee,” said Guy Henry, Chairman of Charter Oak’s Board of Directors. ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Check out Aer Lingus' EUROFREE promotion! Fly to Ireland on Aer Lingus from Bradley International Airport, then take off to one of twenty-seven European cities free! Travel dates are February 6th to June 15th, 2017. Book by February 16th to take advantage of this special offer. Fly Now!Terms and conditions apply.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Join us Wednesday, February 15 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Business Improv—Amp Up Your Confidence and Lead! Our best and brightest leaders think on their feet, adapt to change, and engage effectively with others in a variety of situations. Learn how it’s done! During this fun, interactive introduction to Business Improv you'll ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Join us Friday, February 24 at the Drunken Palette, 259 State Street, New London, CT, for Mardi Gras Night from 7-9 pm. This promises to be a fun evening! Join us! Bring your friends!  Sample the beignets, explore your artistic talents and make new friends! This is a wonderful opportunity for those who cannot attend the luncheons. Cost is $35 per person plus gratuity – $25 if registered by 2/15. ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Groton, CT – Bill Mundell recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as AVP, Direct Banking / eCommerce Department Manager. In this role, Bill will be responsible for all electronic banking services, including online, mobile and telephone banking, debit cards and management of the Bank’s ATMs.  He will also oversee the sales and service activities of the Bank’s Customer Care Center.   Prior to joining ...read more
Monday, February 06, 2017
On April 1, 2017, $139,638 will be available in Emergency Food & Shelter Program funds (EFSP) to organizations in New London Census County to supplement already existing emergency food and shelter programs.  The funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Funding amounts are determined nationally by a board chaired by FEMA.  In 2016, ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment, completed by Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, reported that diabetes rates have been rising steadily, both in New London County and nationally, mirroring the rising rates of obesity. In response, LLHD has increased the number of diabetes self-management programs it provides throughout SECT.  “Live Well with ...read more
Monday, February 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has been named “Best Credit Union in Connecticut” in The Commercial Record magazine’s ninth annual reader survey. “It’s an honor for all of us at Charter Oak to be chosen as the Best Credit Union in Connecticut,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our employees work hard each day to provide the best in ...read more
Friday, February 03, 2017
Newest Exhibition Highlights Work of Leading Papercut Artist  Mystic, CT – In her first exhibition on the Eastern Seaboard, papercut artist Nikki McClure brings her vision of the world to Mystic Seaport with “Life in Balance: The Art of Nikki McClure,” a collection of original pieces that is now open in the museum’s C.D. Mallory Building. Considered one of the leading papercut artists in the ...read more
Friday, February 03, 2017
Hartford HealthCare and Backus Hospital have expanded their services in southern New London County to include primary care, urgent care, cardiology, urology, women’s health, oncology, pediatrics, surgery, physical and occupational rehabilitation, behavioral health, home healthcare and more. To learn more, visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org/shoreline
Friday, February 03, 2017
Mystic, CT – Oyster Club, an award winning farm-and-sea to table restaurant located in Mystic, CT is excited to present a dinner at Oyster Club in partnership with Bank Square Books.  On Sunday, February 12, at 6:30pm, Oyster Club invites guests to dine with award-winning author Colman Andrews in celebration of his latest book, The British Table. Enjoy a five-course dinner with drink pairing, ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Newest Board Member Is Partner in Regional Accounting Firm, Active With Local Non-Profits  Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Paul Filippetti, a local financial-services executive and Certified Public Accountant, to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union. Filippetti had served as a member of ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
The Coast Guard Academy held its sixth annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium on Tuesday in Billard Hall with over 120 women in attendance.   Patti Phillips, the CEO of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) gave the keynote address to begin the symposium.   "Anytime we can get out and connect with women leaders throughout the country is super exciting," ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
World Premiere Screening of Exhibition on Screen’s The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism.  A March 16th Benefit for the Florence Griswold Museum and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts CenterOld Saybrook, CT – The world premiere of Exhibition on Screen’s production of The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism, featuring the Florence Griswold Museum is taking place at the Kate!  ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Below are also a few tweets and social media images debunking myths the IRS has seen floating around:  #IRS addresses early #tax season myths. http://go.usa.gov/x9HZuWhen it comes to your #IRS #tax refund, can you tell myth from fact? See http://go.usa.gov/x9HZuNot all #IRS #tax refunds are delayed. Avoid the myth: http://go.usa.gov/x9HZu Calling #IRS or my #TaxPro won’t provide a better date on ...read more
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute for Peace Presents: "Building Peace in a Fragile World" We hope you can join us for our highly-anticipated first meeting of the second half of the 2016-17 season: When: February 15, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge St, Old SaybrookThe Topic: Building Peace in a Fragile WorldPresenter: Nancy ...read more
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded a $2,500 grant to The Arc New London County to support the Arc SPARCS (Student Peer Advocates Raising Community Support) Program. “We’re happy to support the Arc SPARCS program, which provides the tools needed to succeed in school, compete for employment, and become active and contributing members of the community,” said Diana George, manager ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
Waterford, CT – Eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union will be awarding $90,000 in college scholarships this spring. Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its $2,000 individual scholarship giveaway to students in New London and Windham counties. Applications can be found at CharterOak.org, and must be returned to the credit union by Friday, March 31, 2017. A ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will open registration for their 2017 Summer Programs on Wednesday, February 1. NESS summer programs run Mondays through Fridays for 9 weeks (June 26 - August 25, 2017). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students ages 4-17 and located in Stonington, CT and Westerly, RI. NESS, a nationally-recognized and award-winning ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Channel 3 Kids Camp is holding its 9th annual W.R.A.P. (Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically) Luncheon on May 21st at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford. The event was created to help build positive networking opportunities while honoring the work of a woman for notable philanthropic contributions in her field and community. Channel 3 Kids Camp is pleased to honor Chief ...read more
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Safe Futures is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Katherine Verano.   Katherine Verano is no stranger to Safe Futures – for the past 23 years, she has worked in all direct service areas of Safe Futures, making her the natural choice to lead the organization into its next phase. Ms. Verano will bring passion and vision to her leadership of Safe Futures. While she is focused on the ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
In Spite of Having Raised Most of the Needed Building Funds, Center for Hospice Care Reluctantly Cancels Plans to Build Hospice HouseNorwich, CT – In spite of having raised nearly $6 million towards a $7.5 million Hospice House Campaign fund raising goal, Center for Hospice Care announced that it has canceled plans to build Hospice House on its campus in Norwich because unforeseen changes in ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources departments.   This week, the IRS already has received new notifications that the email scam is making its way across the nation for a second time. The IRS ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting three free upcoming workshops to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program.  The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors.   CorePlus Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help fill the funding ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Norwich, CT – Vascular and endovascular surgeon Akhilesh K.  Jain, MD, RPVI, FACS has joined the Backus Hospital medical staff and has begun seeing patients in Norwich. Dr. Jain’s areas of interest include abdominal aortic and iliac aneurysms, thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage surgery (open and endovascular), carotid artery stenosis, renal ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Oscar Party Live at the Kate!  Celebrate like you are on the red carpet and watch the Oscars on our big screen, February 26th! The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold a fundraising benefit on Oscar Night, February 26th, beginning at 7:00 and going until the Oscars are all given out!  The Oscar Party is the Kate’s annual red-carpet event that honors our 12-time Oscar Nominated, ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Courtesy of Vickie Fulkerson, The Day  New London, CT – Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse coach Ray LaForte talks to his team about grit on a daily basis. LaForte refers to both the straight-up definition of grit: courage and resolve, strength of character. He also refers to GRIT as an acronym standing for greatness, respect, intensity and team.  And then Wednesday afternoon, 13-year-old Joe ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation announced that grant applications are available for eastern CT non-profits and charities that benefit local children and families. Applications are available online from www.ChamberECT.com/foundation or by calling the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut office at (860) 701-9113.   The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern ...read more
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Regional partnership will promote this key sector of Connecticut’s economy  Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced the formation of the Greater Mystic Tourism Marketing Committee (GMTMC), a 12-member group that will facilitate and streamline the region’s efforts to grow eastern CT’s position as the state’s premier tourism destination.   The new committee, a unit of the ...read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Lisa M. Sanders, M.S., SHRM-CP, PHR and professional artist (Flower Branch Studio) launches "a boutique human resources firm" to assist small businesses with their HR needs! HR Masterpiece, L.L.C. can serve as your personal human resources assistant without the costs associated with the overhead of a full-time hire. - “I have a M.S. in Organizational Psychology and over ten years of experience ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans, Inc is now accepting Registrations for our 2017 Summer H.E.A.L.S Camp (Humans and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer).  The inclusive, small group program is open to special needs and typically developing children of developmental ages of 6-12 who participate in Riding, Art, Theater, Play, and Nature immersion activities.  Weekly activities include daily ...read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Norwich, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $2,000 to The Arc NLC’s Employment Transition Center (ETC) which provides individual and group supported employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Southeastern Connecticut. The grant will help The Arc expand its existing Aquaponics program by adding vertical growing walls to maximize ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
Attention: High School Juniors & Seniors  Write an essay, short story, poem, play, movie script or Novella about the African-American experience in the maritime world for the chance to win a $1000 New London Maritime Society scholarship!   The Reid MacCluggage Black Maritime History Award was established to foster an awareness of the experience of African-Americans in the context of maritime ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
Three talented bands. Beautiful venue. Awesome charity. On Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 7 - 11pm, Support Sails Up 4 Cancer and enjoy three amazingly talented local bands at Olde Mistick Village’s Luxury Cinemas (Coogan Blvd.). Newly renovated, the cinema offers the best seating, sound and now offers beer and wine. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at www.su4c.org. Wooly Mammoth kicks ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
22nd Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign RADIOTHON ​Benefitting Safe Futures February 6th through 10th, 2017  WCTY 97.7 FM WNLC 98.7 FM ROXY 100.9 FM WICH 1310 AM  Norwich, CT – Now in its 22nd year, the Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Radiothon will be a 5-day on-air and on-line campaign. The awareness and fundraising effort, which benefits Safe Futures, will run from ...read more
Friday, January 20, 2017
Preston, CT – Senator Paul Formica (R-20), Senator Heather Somers (R-18) and Representative Mike France (R-42) on Tuesday attended the unveiling of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s plan to redevelop the former Norwich Hospital property as a tourism destination.   “Seeing this redevelopment plan come together is an incredible step forward for our region. Tourism is a key factor in expanding ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The Workplace Health Symposium is a FREE event for Eastern Connecticut organizations to come together and discuss the importance of wellness in the workplace, learn about tools and resources available to them and network with other leaders in the community. The American Heart Association is organizing this event in partnership with the Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute. The ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Groton, CT – Lori Dufficy, SVP, Director of Sales & Service at Chelsea Groton Bank, was recently selected as a New Leader in Banking by the CT Bankers Association and The Warren Group. This honor is awarded to up-and-coming professionals from across Connecticut considered to be outstanding employees who have made a notable impact in their bank and their community; only thirteen individuals were ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Interested in learning more about your phone? Your local AT&T Groton store (located at 744 Long Hill Road) is pleased to announce a free Customer Phone Training class once a month from now until until May (6-8 pm). Whether you just need to learn the basics or you are ready to familiarize yourself with all the additional features your smartphone offers, we are happy to assist you! Please call ...read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Anne Capano Charitable Foundation for Giving has presented The Arc New London County with $4,000 to be used for maintenance and support of two of its older residential facilities in Ledyard and Norwich. The Arc NLC operates 14 group residences throughout southeastern Connecticut, which are home to 62 men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Created ...read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Elsie Brown Fund has presented The Arc NLC with a generous donation of $10,000 to support its services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families in southeastern Connecticut.  The Arc NLC operates 14 residences, employment and school-to-work transition services, in-home supports, and day and evening programs and ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Registration Open for Camps, Sailing Instruction, and Schooner Cruises  Mystic, CT – There’s no better way to ward off cabin fever than browsing the summertime offerings at Mystic Seaport. Registration is now open for Summer Day Camps, Community Sailing programs, and excursions on the schooner Brilliant.   Mystic Seaport Summer Camps offer children the chance to delve into the region’s maritime ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Join us Wednesday, January 18 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Healthy Boundaries for Kind Business People.   Healthy boundaries are the container for all the work you do – they are the infrastructure for your life and relationships. You want them to be healthy, easily articulated, clear, and kind (to both others and yourself). ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Middletown, CT – Makiaris Media Services, an award-winning Connecticut-based media planning and buying service, is proud to celebrate 30 years as a leader in creating and implementing strategic, custom media plans for its clients. To commemorate the milestone year, and in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, Makiaris Media will donate 30 food items per month to the Amazing ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
The Avery-Copp House will host an illustrated lecture on lace making and conservation by textile conservator Susan J. Jerome, Saturday February 25, 1 PM at 154 Thames Street in Groton, CT.   The program will focus on the history of handmade lace and the development of the machine-made lace industry. It will include the identification of laces, using images from the Mabel Foster Bainbridge Lace ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Aer Lingus Flash Sale!Great Savings on March Travel. Hurry, Sale ends January 17thHartford to Dublin Fly from $499**Roundtrip Restrictions apply  Vacation Store BonusFly & Drive package from $500** per personPackage includes round trip airfare to Dublin and manual car rental for 5 days.**Round trip, per person, based on two people traveling together, including taxes & fees. Restrictions and ...read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
High Hopes is PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center Internationally renowned for training & education, and a 501c3 Non Profit Center--Four Star Charity through Charity Navigator.   Winter Lecture Series   January & February 2017    Click here for more information High Hopes offers full and half day lectures conducted as part of the PATH International Approved Instructor Training Course. ...read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Local Wireless Zone-Verizon Premium Wireless Retailers are back at it again in true holiday spirit! Family owned and operated, Wireless Zone nominated multiple non-profit organizations in the eastern Connecticut community to receive grants from the Wireless Zone Foundation in 2016. A grand total of $50,000 will be donated to these neighboring organizations this year.   Business partners and ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Dick Shriver, Former Defense Department Official & Local Author Presents: "The Cold War: It's Start, End, Aftermath, and Relevance Today" Happy New Year to our members and friends of SECWAC. We hope you can join us for our first meeting of 2017:When: January 24, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Old Lyme Country Club, 40 McCurdy Road, Old LymeThe Topic: The Cold War: It's Start, ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced the appointment of Jane Leipold to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017.   Jane Leipold is an accomplished global executive with well over 30 years of business experience in engineering, operations, and human resources. Over the past ten years, Ms. Leipold served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
This informative workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock will help you make sense of all the social media possibilities, and show you the right strategies, tools and tactics to make your small business marketing efforts as effective as possible. Learn what a “campaign” is, how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business, and gain a greater ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Please join us February 2, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 625 North Road, Route 117, Groton CT 06340 with guest speakersJon Smith, Vice President, Wealth Planning, Stifel and Richard E. Cripps, CFA Chief Investment Officer, EquityCompass Strategies For many individuals and married couples, Social Security represents a major portion of their retirement income. ...read more
Monday, January 09, 2017
UCFS is hosting an Access Health CT enrollment event on Saturday, January 21st  from 9:30am – 1pm at its health center at 47 Town Street, Norwich for anyone who needs to enroll in or renew health insurance coverage through the Access Health CT health insurance marketplace.  Certified Application Counselors and Access Health CT Enrollment Specialists will be available to help with the online ...read more
Monday, January 09, 2017
Join us on January 18th and on April 12th to learn valuable security tips from our IT and Corporate Security Departments. Both sessions will take place at our headquarters located at 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford. This opportunity os open to the public and requires advance registration. RSVP to (860) 446-3441 or CharterOakMarketing@COFCU.com.Credit & Debit Card Fraud Wednesday, January 18, ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
You have started your own business, and you have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file, requiring paper and more paper. If you have turned to QuickBooks™ for help as a new user, and find you need help setting up the program, this workshop is for you. Feel free to bring a laptop with Quickbooks loaded to follow along with the presenter. Date: Thursday, January 19th, ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
If you find it difficult to choose the right media for your organization, this presentation is for you. In this interactive session, experts from Miranda Creative will guide you through a media buying decision tree. They will discuss the right questions to ask, common measurement tools, and much more. Date: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM EDTLocation: The Public Library of New ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Joyce L. Gresh to serve on its Supervisory Committee, which has various oversight and audit responsibilities for the credit union’s seven-member Board of Directors. Gresh is currently serving as the Interim Principal at Woodstock Elementary School in Woodstock, CT, and has nearly four decades of experience as ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is looking for young artists to participate in a drawing contest for a calendar entitled "Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me." NESS adopted the contest last year after the Long Island Sound Foundation oversaw it for 19 years.   NESS, a nationally-recognized and award-winning nonprofit ocean adventure ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
A Panel Discussion: Women in the U.S. Coast Guard January 12, 2017 January 12, 2017   6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Latitude 41° Restaurant & Tavern   Women have been an integral part of the U.S. Coast Guard since they first became lighthouse keepers in the 1830s. Since then, the proud history of females in the service include the Women's Reserve (SPARS), a critical component during World War II, through ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – FASTSIGNS® of Waterford, a locally owned and operated sign and visual graphics business, has once again earned the highest customer satisfaction ratings out of more than 650 FASTSIGNS locations worldwide with a near perfect rating of 99 percent from surveyed customers.      “We thank our customers for their support and for taking the time to provide feedback so we can continue to ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
New London, CT – Safe Futures is pleased to announce that Katherine Verano is its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Verano has been with Safe Futures for 23 years and is the natural choice to lead the organization into its next phase of serving those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault throughout the area.   Ms. Verano will bring passion and vision to her ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
If you send or receive flowers on Valentine’s Day, you might want to attend the Victorian Valentine Workshop, Sunday, February 5 at 1 PM at the Avery-Copp House. The hidden meaning in the flowers might surprise you. During the Victorian Era, when the rules of etiquette proscribed what could and could not be declared, flowers were used to convey affection – or the opposite. Learn the subtle meaning ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $4,000 to Operation Warm to help provide new winter coats to underprivileged school-aged children attending educational programs at TVCCA’s Norwich and New London locations. With assistance from employees of Dime Bank, the staff at TVCCA distributed the brightly colored coats to students who were most in need. Operation Warm is a non-profit organization which ...read more
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Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded over $487,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members this December, which is the largest one-time bonus payout in the program’s history. Since 2010, when the unique member-appreciation began, Charter Oak has paid out more than $2.5 million to its Gold Rewards members. “We’re pleased to be able to say happy holidays ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Whether your small business is just starting or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are key elements of growing your business incrementally. Workshop presenter Eric Munro will teach you these vital steps. Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017Time:  9:30AM – 11:00AM EDTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475  How ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
With expert April Heavens-Woodcock, learn the fundamentals of a Facebook business page, how to optimize your Facebook business page and create compelling content to reach your current and potential clients. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop to follow along with the class; please be sure that your Facebook account is active and working. Date: Thursday, January 12th, 2017Time:  10:00AM – ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded $2,500 to The Arc New London County for its newly developed SPARCS (Student Peer Advocates Raising Community Support) program for 20 young men and women ages 16-23 with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) living in Southeastern CT.  A combination of classroom activities, group sessions, and team building exercises helps students ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
If you are thinking about starting or are now running a non-profit organization, understanding how to effectively manage your organization is key to long-term success. SCORE counselor Bob Potter will guide you through important areas such as fundraising, managing your Board & Staff, fine-tuning your strategic plan, securing sponsorships, and more. Date: Thursday, January 26th, 2017Time: 12:00PM – ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
SAVE the DATE  What is Russia Up To?   January 24, 2017 Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council at the Old Lyme Country Club   An expert with three decades of field experience will share his insights.  He has lived it all first hand; the Cold War, the Fall of the Iron Curtain, and now Russia’s reassertion of power.  We’re fortunate to have our very own Dick Shriver share living the ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Exhibition Open now through February 5th at Foxwoods Resort & Casino Located in the Great Cedar Exhibition Hall $3 Chamber member discount! Visitors will experience the exhibition as a journey from birth to fame to breakup and beyond. As such, the exhibit is divided into four parts: Beginnings; Influences and Life in Liverpool; Life on the Road; Innovation ...read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Looking for a new business challenge? Southeastern CT SCORE is looking for you. We need volunteers, both men and women, to mentor clients, present at our workshops, schedule clients and work in chapter administration.   SCORE is America’s premier source of free and confidential small business mentoring and advice service. More than half a million entrepreneurs count on SCORE each year for help ...read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation has awarded $960 to The Arc NLC’s Individualized Home Supports (IHS) program, which provides a variety of support services to families living with loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout southeastern Connecticut and beyond. The program also operates a Life Skills Center at the agency’s Norwich facility, and the Chelsea ...read more
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Sacred Heart School located at 50 Sacred Heart Drive, Groton, CT will be holding its annual Open House on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at the school. The Open House will begin at 6:00 PM.  Sacred Heart has students in grades Pre-K (4 yr olds) to 8th. Pre-K and Kindergarten fill up quickly and you may register at the Open House event.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Join us for a  New Year, New YOU Seminar at Rob Nevins' Slim Nation! 428 Long Hill Road, Groton, CTwith Rob Nevins and Scot Haney of Channel 3 and Better CT! Enter to win a FREE 3-month custom diet plan: submit your story (by 1/3/17) about your weight loss struggles to: Support@MySlimNation.com. Have you or someone you love struggled to lose weight? Have you tried every diet out there only ...read more
Monday, December 19, 2016
"Tomorrow We Sail" Open House  January 12th, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pmCocktails & Hors d’oeuvres  78 Viets Street New London, CT 06320RSVP: (860) 437-5407  Harbor Village Nursing & Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Monday, December 19, 2016
The Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence opened on Sept. 29, 2016 in the renovated Billard Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.  The Hall is named after Otto Graham who was the Academy’s former CGA Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, as well as inductee to both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame.   This space now pays tribute to the history of ...read more
Friday, December 16, 2016
We are excited to announce the launch of a new website for Dime Investment Services:DimeInvestmentServices.com The new website offers an impressive library of articles, videos, and slideshow presentations on a wide variety of financial investment topics. It also allows users to create mock investment portfolios and track its changes over time. The site can be viewed on PCs, laptops, tablets, or ...read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Enjoy theFlorida Georgia Line concert with special guests Dustin Lynch and Chris Lineand support UCFS Healthcare Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. $125 per ticketMohegan Sun Arena - SkyboxIncludes food and dessert, cash bar. For tickets, please contact Jennifer Ermler at (860) 822-4147 or JErmler@UCFS.org.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Savings Institute Foundation has awarded $3,000 to The Arc New London County to help support empowerment/enrichment groups and activities provided by the Community Life & Advocacy program serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The empowerment/enrichment groups are key to introducing participants to the concept of viewing themselves as part of a ...read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Norwich, CT – CorePlus Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Norwich, CT, appointed Credit Union Member Kenneth P. Levy, C.P.M. to its Supervisory Committee on September 27, 2016.   He has been Director of Procurement and Contracts for over 35 years, working for multinational firms headquartered in CT, MA, VA, and Europe.  He has experience in the biopharma, insurance, logistics, defense ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is offering the opportunity to learn something new this year during their newest winter session of studio art programs. Art classes for adults and teenagers are offered from January through May 2017, at their 9 Water Street building.  Registration is open to the public with substantial discounts for members of MMoA. To allow for flexibility, classes ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
After 40 years in the legal and consulting field, Jay Levin was considering what to do with the next phase of his life. While discussing the matter with Attorney Jeff Hill, a shareholder and director of Suisman Shapiro, Hill suggested that Levin should join the firm. Levin says he knew two of Suisman Shapiro’s founding attorneys, Max Shapiro and Louis Wool, and appreciated the work of their ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Facility Rentals Available Year-Round High Hopes Therapeutic Riding center located in Old Lyme CT opens its doors and grounds for facility rentals throughout the year! High Hopes is available for your special event from equestrian functions, corporate events, business meetings/ retreats, weddings, receptions & other celebrations. Our bucolic 120-acre grounds, indoor/outdoor arenas, heated ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern Connecticut raised $1,744 on behalf of The Arc New London County at its November 25th “Denim and Diamonds” annual gala and fundraiser. Named BAEC’s charity of the year, The Arc NLC provides day and residential services to over 620 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families in Southeastern ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Norwich, CT – Six women with Intellectual Disabilities who through the years have come to identify as family will now have a stove large enough to cook a holiday turkey thanks to Lowe’s Home Improvement in Waterford. Several decades of living in a community home operated by The Arc New London County led to the women’s wish to invite family members into their own home to host holiday festivities ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Special invitation to our Chamber partners: This New Year’s Eve, experience an evening of enchantment and the coolest party on the East Coast. At Foxwoods' Winter Wonderland New Year's Eve Celebration, snow goddess aerialists fly above and a glowing white dance floor beckons below in the transformed Grand Pequot Ballroom. And reigning over this magical ice palace will be the king of cool himself ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $93,059 in grants to 47 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this fall. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.2 million in total grants to the community since 1999. The Foundation reviews applications and awards its community grants two times per year. “As a mutual bank, our commitment to serve ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that it is partnering with Miranda Creative, Inc. to present a series of workshops and seminars that will help educate the region’s business community through 2017 and beyond.   Built around the theme of ‘Passport to a More Profitable Business,’ these workshops are ideal for small business owners and staff in marketing, ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Survey of business leaders shows half would consider selling in 2017 Boston, MA – The number of mid-sized U.S. companies already engaged in or open to buying and selling has risen sharply since last year, setting the stage for a very active 2017 merger market, according to the sixth annual Citizens Commercial Banking Middle Market M&A Outlook.  The survey of 600 business leaders shows a ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Corporate and Long Term Visits Starting at $99.00Norwich, CT – Tim Kenyon, Director of Operations for The Spa at Norwich Inn, just finished checking in a corporate executive from Boston, visiting his Groton office for the next two weeks. This is the third time this year this gentleman has stayed in the Villas on the grounds of the property. For this stay, he chose one of the Duplex Units featuring ...read more
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
CorePlus Credit Union has announced the introduction of the new CardNav by CO-OP app, which empowers CorePlus debit card holders to manage their cards by remote control from their smartphones or tablets.   CardNav offers unprecedented, real-time control that adds another level of security to cards by letting cardholders decide how and when their cards can be used, and generating alerts when any ...read more
Monday, December 05, 2016
Alan Greenwald, MD, Digestive Disease Specialist, is now affiliated with Coastal Connecticut Research in New London as a study investigator.  Dr. Greenwald will continue to maintain his private practice in New London, Digestive Disease Associates, while participating as an investigator with Coastal Connecticut Research. Dr. Greenwald is board-certified in both internal medicine and ...read more
Monday, December 05, 2016
New Facility Will Be 16th in Credit Union's Growing Network Across Eastern CTWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will open a new full-service branch at Mohegan Sun in spring 2017 as part of its continuing multi-year expansion of its branch network in eastern Connecticut. "This new branch will offer Mohegan Sun employees all the amenities of our other full-service branches while being ...read more
Friday, December 02, 2016
Dime Bank is an official pick-up and drop-off site the The Salvation Army Angel Tags this holiday season. You can help make a wish come true for a local child in need by picking up an Angel Tag at any Dime Bank branch and doing the following: Each tag has the first name, age, gender, and gift of a child.Take one or multiple tags and purchase the gift for the child.Return the gift unwrapped along ...read more
Friday, December 02, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Rotary Club of Niantic has awarded $500 to The Arc New London County to help support one of its Empowerment/Enrichment programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Elements of Ellen” is offered through The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy component and is designed to help men and women develop confidence, poise and public speaking skills in order to ...read more
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Dime Bank is once again partnering with The Salvation Army for their annual Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of needy families. Each Angel Tree is decorated with paper angel tags with the first name, age, and gender of a child in need of a gift. Contributors remove one or more tags from the tree and purchases gifts for the child described on the tag.   Dime ...read more
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Technology has changed the ways that businesses and consumers interact; taking advantage of that technology is at the heart of digital marketing.  In this workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock, you will learn about trends in digital marketing and all the ways it can help your small business in the year ahead.    Date: Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 Time:  9:30AM – 11:30AM ...read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – This week marked the 20-year anniversary of the opening of Dime Bank’s corporate office site, located at 290 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.    “A lot has happened in the two decades Dime Bank has been centered here at 290 Salem Turnpike,” said Dime Bank President Nicholas Caplanson. The Bank was founded in Norwich though when we needed to expand our offices 20 years ago, this facility ...read more
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Committee to collaborate on improving the economic impact of tourism on eastern Connecticut and ensuring a positive customer experience for visitors.Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced the creation of the Eastern Connecticut Regional Tourism Committee (ECRTC), which will expand its responsibility for maintaining and growing tourism in the Mystic Country ...read more
Monday, November 28, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank recently hosted a group of 25 Bacon Academy students at its Colchester branch to promote financial literacy through Dime Academy-a community education initiative designed to empower our community to manage their financial future. The Academy’s goal is to create long-term relationships with schools in the Bank’s footprint to encourage financial literacy from children to ...read more
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Thursday, December 15 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Please join us for our exclusive holiday event filled with complimentary services! Chair Massages - have a seat and relax!EA Pro "Hand Facials" - try our newest product line!Hair Color Consultations - pick that holiday hair color!Makeup Refreshers - find new makeup for the holidays! Join us for holiday music, sips and snacks, gift certificate purchases, ...read more
Friday, November 25, 2016
EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS! Foxwoods on Tap is coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, December 10th from 2-5 p.m., or upgrade to VIP from 1-5p.m. Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries! Foxwoods is offering you, as a Chamber Member, $10 off your purchase of tickets for Foxwoods On Tap! Simply CLICK HERE to purchase tickets and enter the code ...read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Jennifer M Harris will speak on “Geoeconomics and Statecraft” on December 6th, 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, Old Lyme.   Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., the main presentation at 6 pm.   Jennifer M. Harris is Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York. Prior to joining the Council, Harris was a member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State, responsible ...read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
UCFS is hosting an Access Health CT enrollment event on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9am – 1pm at its health center at 47 Town Street, Norwich for anyone who needs to enroll in or renew health insurance coverage through the Access Health CT health insurance marketplace.  Certified Application Counselors and Access Health CT Enrollment Specialists will be available to help with the online ...read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, it has successfully led the promotion of Small Business Saturday in eastern CT, which occurs on November 26, 2016.   Small Business Saturday is an annual one-day celebration of the country’s small business communities. It was first developed by American Express in 2010 to bring ...read more
Monday, November 21, 2016
What is an Apprentice? How does someone become an Apprentice?   If you are asking yourself these questions, please attend our apprenticeship overview session on:December 9, 2016, 10 AM to 11 AM at the Danielson American Job Center  and  December 9, 2016 from 2 PM to 3 PM At the New London American Job Center
Monday, November 21, 2016
Guilford, CT – Philip Regas has joined the southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE as a new member of its Guilford mentoring team. SCORE is a volunteer organization that provides free counseling to start-ups and existing small businesses each month in Guilford and eight other Southeast CT locations.     Margo Weitekamp, Chair of southeastern Connecticut SCORE, stated: "We're delighted to ...read more
Friday, November 18, 2016
Top to Top Global Climate Expedition Sunday, November 27, 2016 Events from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit Mystic Aquarium to meet the family behind the TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition. They have traveled the seven seas on their 50 foot sailboat throughout a sixteen-year journey and they're not done yet. With a vital mission to promote a better future through appreciation of nature and ...read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health, formerly Reliance House, a Norwich-based non-profit community mental health center on a mission to enhance health through mental wellness, is the recipient of the Backus 2016 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $5,000 donation to the organization, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 16. It was established in 2011 to honor people ...read more
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Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Ghost of Christmas Past and other scary figments of Ebenezer Scrooge’s haunted imagination come alive in Jennifer Emerson’s dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, December 16 and 17 at 6 PM in the parlor of the historic Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames Street in Groton, CT.   Historic interpreter and Dickens devotee, Emerson has returned every December since 2011 to share her ...read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The public is invited to discover how Christmas was celebrated in Groton years ago at the Avery-Copp House’s Annual Christmas Open House, Sunday December 11 from 4 PM to 6 PM. No admission will be charged.   Located at 154 Thames Street in Groton, the house will be decked in its traditional Yuletide finery, including a table laden with Christmas cookies and refreshments. Costumed docents will ...read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Motor vehicle crashes remain the #1 killer of teens.  Pretty scary, especially for parents.  When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens ages 14 through 18.A teen’s crash risk is three times that of more ...read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As the holiday reason is fast approaching, we’d like to invite you to our new Edible Arrangements location at 243 State Street in New London, CT.     Edible Arrangements first opened its doors in 2003 to our customers on Boston Post Road in Waterford, CT. Since then we have proudly served our community for over a decade. We have moved to New London, CT in 2014 and officially closed the doors of ...read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Celebrating five years as the emerging leader of college access in the state of Connecticut, Higher Edge announces its 5-year Anniversary Celebration taking place on Saturday, November 19th. The event will showcase a uniquely designed timeline exhibit, chronicling the organization’s growth. Additionally, Higher Edge will honor Dr. Walter Diaz – Dean of Students at Eastern Connecticut State ...read more
Friday, November 11, 2016
Groton, CT – Kathleen Ringler recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a Financial Advisor representative of Infinex Investments, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, Kathleen will work with clients on developing investment strategies based on their current financial situations and future goals to achieve financial independence. “Kathleen brings a wealth of ...read more
Friday, November 11, 2016
Theatrical Performance Based on The Nutcracker Mystic Seaport will open the 2016 season of its Lantern Light Tours Friday, November 25.   A New England holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a 70-minute progressive play that is set on Christmas Eve in 1876. Featuring actors from Connecticut and neighboring states, the cast weaves a heart-warming holiday story in the setting of the historic ...read more
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces their holiday event series.Friday, November 18, 6pm – 8pm, Holiday Preview Party - Join us for the opening of our Holiday Gift Show to view original works for sale by local and regional artists! Support local artisans and give something special to your loved ones this holiday. Enjoy festive food by Go Fish, cocktails, music and good cheer. All ...read more
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank will run a Warm Wear Drive to benefit the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut at its 14 locations from Nov. 1-18. The Warm Wear Drive will collect new hats, gloves, socks, scarves and sweatshirts (all sizes) for donation to the United Way. The items will be distributed to organizations that provide assistance to families and individuals in need. “As the ...read more
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,250 to the Children’s Museum of West Hartford to help support seven STEM educational programs for K-8 homeschooling families living in the New London and Groton areas. Each program will feature hands-on science and environment-based activities, as well as provide access to unique assets and learning opportunities that cannot be found elsewhere in the ...read more
Monday, November 07, 2016
Over 60 vendors, hayrides, kids korral, food trucks, car raffle, and more!  Mark your calendar and plan to come to High Hopes for one of Connecticut's 'don't miss' events of the holiday season.   Located on a beautiful 120-acre farm in Old Lyme, the indoor arena will be transformed into a marketplace with something for every member of the family with over 60 booths featuring unique merchandise ...read more
Monday, November 07, 2016
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) received a $1,000 grant from Charter Oak Federal Credit Union. Funding will be used to purchase dental kits for diabetic, hypertensive, and behavioral health clients of UCFS’s Griswold and Plainfield Health Centers. Clients with these diagnoses are at higher risk for oral health disease which is also linked to higher rates of heart attack. Preventative ...read more
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Groton, CT – Jim Elliott recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a Financial Advisor representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, Jim will work with clients to understand their current financial situations and determine strategies to help them meet their financial objectives. “Jim brings to us 24 years of experience in the ...read more
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Join us Wednesday, November 16th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting.   We will be honoring our Veterans, Active Duty and Fallen Heroes with our Military Appreciation Luncheon on November 16, 2016.   Our program will include the Connecticut Patriot Guard, Sub Vets Color Guard and special flag presentations with Honor and ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
A new federal law moves up the W-2 filing deadline for employers and small businesses to Jan. 31. The new law makes it easier for the IRS to find and stop refund fraud. It also delays some taxpayer refunds. Those taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit won’t see refunds until Feb.15, at the earliest. Here are some key points to keep in mind: Protecting ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Avery-Copp House Museum Director Leslie Evans will offer the second part of the program on Herbs for Hearth and Health Sunday, November 13 from 2 PM to 4 PM. The program will be held in the historic kitchen of the Avery-Copp House at 154 Thames St. in Groton, and will include how to make seasonal skin care products and a traditional remedy for coughs and colds.  Participants will be able to take ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
The parade will proceed through Downtown New London to Mohegan Sun Casino  New London, CT – On November 9, 2016 VetsRock 5-day event hosted by the Mohegan Sun and Til Duty is Done kicks off at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson with a procession to the Mohegan Sun.  The ride leaves Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, 951 Bank Street, New London, CT at 11:00am. It will travel down Bank Street in New London ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
New London, CT – Firm shareholders Matthew E. Auger, James P. Berryman, Michael A. Blanchard, John A. Collins, III, and Jeffrey W. Hill recently elected Eileen C. Duggan as a Shareholder of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law.  She is the first woman to serve in this senior leadership role for the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut.   Eileen heads the firm’s Labor, Employment and Municipal Law ...read more
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Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving for Fine Art: Sunday, November 13th and Monday, November 14th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from November 19th through December 30th.Requirements: The Holiday Gift Show is a non-juried show. Three works may be submitted and MUST be for ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
As a special friend of Safe Futures, you are invited to the launch of our 40th anniversary celebrations.Langley's at the Great Neck Country Club 28 Lamphere Road Waterford, ConnecticutThursday, November 10thReception begins at 5:30 p.m. Presentation and Champagne Toast at 6:15 p.m.Festive hors d'oeuvres will be served. RSVP by November 3rd: Amanda Boaz (860) 447-0355 x ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,000 to Save The Bay in support of a STEM based, hands-on, marine science education program which will benefit students at Westerly Middle School and the Tower Street School Community Center. This program will engage students in the discovery of their local ecosystem, Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawtuxet River Watershed.   Founded in ...read more
Friday, October 28, 2016
Marine Corps League Thames River Detachment #1334 hosts the Toys 4 Tots Campaign kick-off party at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, 951 Bank Street, New London, CT New London, CT – On November 1, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., the Thames River Detachment Marine Corps League  #1334 will host their annual Toys for Tots Campaign kick-off party at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, located at 951 Bank Street in New ...read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Kick-Off Your Holiday Shopping Sunday, November 13, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.! Join High Hopes for the 6th Annual Holiday Market with over 6o Vendors, Food Trucks, Kid’s Korral games and activities, Hayrides, and an amazing car raffle! Win a 2016 SUBARU IV CROSSTREK 2.0i Premium in the High Hopes benefit raffle with only 1500 tickets sold at $50.00/tkt.  Drawing will take place at the High Hopes Holiday ...read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016
November 14th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Andrew J. Bacevich – the prominent U.S. foreign policy critic and New York Times best-selling author – will deliver a presentation based on his most recent book America’s War for the Greater Middle East at Connecticut College in New London on Monday, ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Businesses that are online are expected to grow 40% faster than those that aren't. Put your business #OnTheMap at SECT SCORE’s Free Networking Event November 15th, 2016, 10:00AM-12:00PM, at The Public Library of New London.Date: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM EDTLocation: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 How to Register: REGISTER ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Norwich, CT – Savings Institute Bank & Trust will host a Fall Business Showcase on November 1, 2016 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at their 108 Salem Turnpike, Norwich location to provide a space for local business owners to demonstrate their services to the community. More than ten diverse businesses will feature their products and services while light refreshments are served. "A group of local business ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Businesses to be Recognized at Nov. 4, 2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast  Eastern CT  – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Military Affairs Council has selected GEICO of Waterford and the Mohegan Tribe as the recipients of the 2016 Military Community Support Award. Both businesses will be recognized at the Chamber’s 7th Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast, which will be held Friday, ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Stonington, CT – West Marine Inc. named New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) as one of its BlueFuture Heroes in October 2016. This recognition came after West Marine's BlueFuture Fund awarded NESS a $1,500 grant in the spring of 2016. West Marine's BlueFuture fund provides "ongoing grant support to nonprofit, community-based organizations that share our passion to promote water life ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone – J/Boats. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character.   The Johnstones will receive the award Saturday, October 22, at a gala dinner ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – People’s United Community Foundation has awarded $4,000 to The Arc New London County’s Community Life and Advocacy program in support of critical inclusion programming for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Due to segregation in schools and society, people with IDD traditionally have been denied a host of basic opportunities and activities the rest of us ...read more
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is standing behind another meaningful community initiative by donating $20,000 to the Center for Hospice Care.  The Center for Hospice Care, located in Norwich, has been serving eastern Connecticut since 1985. They provide end-of-life care, and strive to maximize the quality of life for both the patient and the family. Their services extend far ...read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Stonington Officials secure $500,000 to re-initiate the Pawcatuck Streetscape Project Stonington, CT – The State of Connecticut Department of Housing has announced that the Town of Stonington’s application for a $500,000 for the Pawcatuck Streetscape Project has been approved. In a letter from Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein to First Selectman Rob Simmons, the funding is anticipated to improve ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is excited to announce the hiring of Sean Mitchell as its new Director of Development. Mitchell brings with him over 17 years of experiences in fundraising and consulting for New England based nonprofit organizations, and most recently served as the Director of Development for the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.   Prior to his ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
New London, CT – The National Theatre of the Deaf has launched their Fall Touring Season with a varied and comprehensive bill featuring: Two by Twain -Experience of the McWilliamses directed by Guest Artist Joey Caverly and Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning directed by Guest Artist William C. Martin. These two comic gems are ushered onstage by a curtain warmer of American Poets all presented in ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
CorePlus Credit Union recently held its seventh “Unsung Heroes Recognition” event on WINY 1350AM Radio’s Morning Show with host “Gary O” in Putnam, CT.  This popular event has members of the listening audience call in to name an ‘unsung hero’ in their community or someone who may have had a special impact on their life so that that person might receive recognition as an “Unsung Hero”.  For every ...read more
Monday, October 17, 2016
Carlin Construction of New London recently teamed with Amenta Emma Architects of Hartford on the Design-Build of the new corporate headquarters for Symmetry Partners, LLC in Glastonbury, CT. Symmetry Partners, LLC is an investment advisory firm founded in 1994. The project provided for the adaptive reuse of an aging and unoccupied 40,000 square foot former data center. The contemporary design ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award was established by CURE and Shipman & Goodwin in 2013 to acknowledge the importance of showcasing unique accomplishments of entrepreneurs in our community. The award recognizes individuals who are imaginative, passionate, and game-changers in Connecticut bioscience, and whose accomplishments would be heralded outside of Connecticut.   If you know of an ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital is teaming up with the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, United Community and Family Services and Health Transformers for the Healthy Living Festival and other community partners on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 am – 3 pm at the Norwich Free Academy Atrium and Gym at 305 Broadway in Norwich. The free community event will include health screenings, yoga, massage, ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
Groton, CT – Marilyn M. Graham, Executive Director of H.O.P.E., Inc., was named the winner of the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers' Affordable Housing Award. She was nominated for this honor by Chelsea Groton Bank. Nominees demonstrated leadership in the affordable housing arena by providing individuals with tools to achieve homeownership, increase the affordable housing supply and/or assist in ...read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Norwich, CT – The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Backus Hospital as one of 60 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.  As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Backus is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data that ...read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Alicia Zurowski as its new Mortgage Officer. “Alicia’s very familiar with the housing markets and communities of eastern Connecticut so she knows the right lending products to meet our members’ needs,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “She's joining an already strong mortgage team that’s worked hard to make ...read more
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Norwich, CT – During October 16-22, 2016, Connecticut’s Credit Unions will celebrate the first-ever Connecticut Credit Union Week in conjunction with International Credit Union Day® on Thursday, October 20. CorePlus Credit Union has a role in improving the community they serve by being an affordable alternative of financial services. In honor of this special week, CPCU invites its members and the ...read more
Monday, October 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is pleased to again partner with Stonewall Apiary of Hanover, CT, to offer Beekeeping 101, a series of four classes designed to teach the basics of successful beekeeping.   The center will offer two four-week sessions, an evening session beginning Monday Jan. 2, and a Saturday morning session beginning Jan. 7. Cost is $100 for the session, plus ...read more
Friday, October 07, 2016
During the period of 10/13 through 10/21, all Liberty Bank ATMs will be upgraded to read and process debit cards with chip technology. We hope you are already using your new Liberty Bank chip-enabled debit card that we mailed you a few months ago. If you have not activated your chip-enabled debit card yet, please do so immediately as the old magnetic stripe debit cards will be deactivated ...read more
Friday, October 07, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $1,536.00 to The Arc New London County to help provide transportation for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are attending The Arc’s digital literacy training course.   The repeating 8-week course is funded by a grant from Comcast and teaches participants and their caregivers how to use the iPad’s many apps for ...read more
Thursday, October 06, 2016
There is no “easy” money. Nobody’s immune to fraud. While it may seem like the elderly and less tech savvy are targets of choice for scammers, it’s not necessarily true. Lately young, tech-savvy consumers have also gotten caught up in fraud schemes. The temptation is irresistible, especially for those without a lot of ready cash ... for example, students, single parents, or those newly enlisted ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
We would like to thank the Chamber of Commerce for the recognition and especially to our active members of the Interpreters Community in helping us stand out, grow our business, and in elevating the standards of our profession and last but not least; a big thank you to all of our clients who have trusted us to provide them with our Language Services. Our History: My Language Link is an ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union provided a $10,000 grant to the Ocean Community YMCA’s Mystic Branch on September 30th. The donation will be disbursed in $2,000 increments over the course of the next five years, and will be allocated towards upcoming expenses associated with renovations at the Mystic Branch. The proposed renovation will transform the existing 27,746-square-foot ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Donation Fulfills Goal for Major Capital Campaign ​Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it has received a $1 million gift from the Thompson Family Foundation to support the Thompson Exhibition Building, the Museum’s first new exhibition building in more than four decades. The Thompson Building opened to visitors on September 24, 2016. The Thompson Family Foundation’s latest gift caps the ...read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will hold its 8th Annual Benefit Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. This year's gala will highlight NESS's year-round ocean adventure educational programs for students in grades PreK-16 as well as honor all those who helped NESS serve more than 6,000 students throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island since last year. Funds raised at ...read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Superior Ranking Indicates Credit Union’s Strong Financial Condition   Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for the first six months of this year, affirming that Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “We’re pleased to again receive the top financial rating from BauerFinancial, which is ...read more
Monday, October 03, 2016
During October, donate a coat and receive a complimentary entrée, regular sub or five free wingsWhat: During the month of October, Mohegan Holding Company-owned restaurants are hosting a coat drive to benefit local charities. To thank the community for its donation of a new or gently used coat of any size: get a complimentary entrée with a donation at Smashburger, a regular sub with a donations ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Oct. 22 fundraiser for Sofia Sees Hope to feature Jean Bennett M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Mystic, CT – Dr. Jean Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., a groundbreaking researcher from the University of Pennsylvania who is working to cure blindness, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Dinner in the Dark event to benefit local charity Sofia Sees Hope.   In its first two years, Dinner in ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Mystic, CT – The world’s largest Viking ship, the Norwegian Draken Harald Hårfagre, will be docking at Mystic Seaport beginning October 2. The Draken will arrive at Mystic Seaport 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 2. They will be docked near the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, and there will be a brief ceremony welcoming the crew. Pending US Coast Guard inspection on Monday morning, the ship will be ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
In this follow-up workshop to QuickBooks (I), Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth Santaus will guide you through a step-by-step demonstration in setting up a company within QuickBooks. You’ll leave prepared to start using the program right away!   Date: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 Time:  9:30AM – 11:00AM EDTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06355 How to ...read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) recently saluted attorneys who devoted their time to providing free legal assistance to low income persons through the programs and agencies in the Connecticut Pro Bono Network in 2015. Matthew Auger, Raymond Baribeault and Kristi Kelly were recognized for their generous volunteer work. Attorneys Auger and Kelly work with the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center ...read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
If you are a new, expanding or relocating business, this interactive workshop will show you how to connect to the abundance of services Connecticut offers to help businesses achieve success.  Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM EDTLocation: The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 How to register: REGISTER NOW  Contact: Ward Feirer, wfeirer@gmail.com
Monday, September 26, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this October to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Included in this October’s class offering is a credit and home-buying seminar that will be offered in English and Spanish. All classes are free and open to the ...read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County was awarded $3,235, raised by Comcast/NBCUniversal employees as part of last Spring’s national Comcast Cares Day.  The Arc had been selected as the regional site for the annual event, in which Comcast employees volunteer at a non-profit agency and complete a variety of projects. Comcast purchased materials and supplied volunteers, who worked with the Arc’s ...read more
Friday, September 23, 2016
September 30th 40th Anniversary Celebration Join the Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network Friday, September 30th at 6:00 – 10:00 PM at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary.   Everyone is welcome.   The Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network was formed in 1976 when Millie Devine, a bank officer in New London, realized the need and ...read more
Friday, September 23, 2016
Museum Completes Transformation of Grounds, Strategic Expansion of Indoor Exhibit CapacityMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrated the opening of the Thompson Exhibition Building, a 14,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility to enhance and increase the Museum’s ability to host world-class exhibits and succeed in its mission to inspire an enduring connection to America’s maritime ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 37th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Sunday, October 2. The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present nearly 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional paintings, ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome the addition of an assistant vice president and branch manager of our Corporate branch location at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Todd Bower is responsible for the operation and growth of the Corporate branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff provide high-quality customer service.   Bower brings with ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced that the Board of Directors has elected William (Bill) Follett as its first Chairman of the Board.   Bill Follett has been a director on NESS's Board for two years. He recently retired as Founder and CEO of Dotcom Distribution, the premier distribution company he owns in Edison, New Jersey. Bill previously held positions ...read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, ...read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Donald J. Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Winner Take All! Please join morning show host Lee Elci Monday Night, 9/26/29, at the amazing Fox Theater at Foxwoods where 94.9FM News Now will present the first presidential debate. We are expecting campaigning politicians, incumbents, state and city leaders along with hundreds of passionate radio listeners for a live radio broadcast from 7:30 p.m. until ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
October 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017  Old Lyme, CT – The exhibition In Place: Contemporary Photographers Envision a Museum, on view at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, October 1, 2016, through January 29, 2017, brings together artists Tina Barney, Marion Belanger, Adrien Broom, Kate Cordsen, Peter Daitch, Alida Fish, Ted Hendrickson, Sophie Lvoff, James Welling, and Tom ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
Museum Celebrates “History on the Half Shell” with Food, Music, and FunMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will host the first ever Mystic River Oyster Festival on Saturday, October 1. The festival is a new event to celebrate the history, growing, and cuisine of the popular shellfish in Mystic and southern New England.   The Museum is opening its grounds to a variety of growers, restaurants, educational ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is pleased and proud to share that the White House has announced that it will receive the 2015 National Medal of Arts!  Our Executive Director Preston Whiteway will join our Board Chairman Tom Viertel and Founders George and Betsy White to accept the award from President Obama on Thursday, September 22 in a special White House ceremony. The event will be live ...read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – On Thursday, September 22, 2016, local chefs will come together to battle it out to support the Center for Hospice Care at the 2nd Annual Tasting & Party in the Garden from 5:30pm-7:30pm. This year, it will take place in the beautiful gardens of Enders Island in Mystic, Connecticut.   The party will feature two rounds of a live cooking competition with audience participation, ...read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Please come to learn about the Groton-New London/New London-Groton community partnership to have our region designated by the state as an Innovation Place – the Thames River Innovation Place. The team is just forming and we would like to reach out to have many join in.   See the link below for your invitation. Please spread the word! ...read more
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is showing a collection of works by renowned contemporary painter Walter Robinson this fall. The show has been curated by MMoA Executive Director George King.  Robinson is best known for his paintings of the melodramatic scenes of desire based on illustrations done for pulp paperback covers of the 1940s and '50s. Robinson’s recent series of figurative ...read more
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Power of Purple Hosts 4th Annual Hot Cider Walk and Rally: An End to Domestic Violence Sunday, October 23 at Beth El Synagogue, New London Walk to raise awareness, educate, and take action 2016 theme: safe homes include safe petsNew London, CT – The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Join us Wednesday, September 21st at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join us for this fun variation of “Speed Networking”!  Attendees will answer questions at their table pertinent to their business and needs and then move to another group to meet and network further with other members and guests. Each table captain will put together a ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Business management resources and tools, as well as tastes from area eateries, will be sharedGroton, CT – On Friday, September 23, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Groton branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to stop by between 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. to meet with the Bank’s representatives in cash management, business banking, commercial ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
New Facility Completes Transformation of Museum GroundsMystic, CT – On September 24, 2016, Mystic Seaport will celebrate the opening of the Thompson Exhibition Building, an event that ushers in a new era at the Museum and completes a transformation of the north end of the grounds that will enhance and increase the Museum’s capacity to succeed in its mission to inspire an enduring connection to the ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Windham County in Connecticut as a result of the drought that began on Aug. 30, 2016.   “This county is eligible because it is ...read more
Friday, September 09, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center is home to an official Little Free Library, thanks to the Gionet family of Mystic.   A ribbon cutting and reception to officially open the Little Free Library is 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22 at Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic. The public is invited to attend.   This is the second Little Free Library to be opened on Denison ...read more
Friday, September 09, 2016
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Echo Montey has been promoted to Finance Manager. In her expanded role, Echo will be responsible for the integrity and maintenance of the credit union’s accounting records, timely reporting to regulatory authorities, and managing the credit union’s investment portfolio.    Montey started at the credit union in ...read more
Thursday, September 08, 2016
A Paranormal Investigation Event with Paranormal Tech, research expert and television personality, Brian Cano of SyFy’s Haunted Collector and Scared! on Saturday October 8th, 2016 at Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich, CT.   Assisted by paranormal researchers from the Seaside Shadows team and Revolutionary War Ghosts of Connecticut author, Courtney McInvale – guests will embark to find out if ...read more
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Balfour Beatty Community Management Office New London Homes 100 Tern Road, Groton, CT 06340 Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 12 noon - 8 p.m.Work Order Administrators Responsible for receiving service request phone calls from current residents and creating/distributing work orders for the maintenance team accurately and in a timely fashion to ensure prompt response.Requirements: High school ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented financial literacy education grants to three area teachers, for use in a Special Education classroom at Norwich Free Academy, in a Personal Finance class at Montville High School, and a Consumer Math class at Waterford Country Day School.    All teachers receiving grants were trained to teach the FDIC Money Smart Program to their class. They ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
The local board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) has approved grants to expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in New London County. The total amount of the grants is $138,481, and it was awarded to nineteen local programs. The local EFSP Board, comprising volunteers from across southeastern Connecticut, determined how the funds awarded to New London County are ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center’s 15th annual Wild Mushroom Festival, which celebrates wild edibles and offers mushroom delicacies prepared by local chefs and vendors, is 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic.   Participating restaurants this year are Capt. Daniel Packer Inne, Gray Goose Cookery, Maize ‘n’ Manna ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art’s (MMoA) family-friendly concert series, Art After Dark continues Tuesday, September 27 from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio, weather permitting, and in the galleries showcasing MMoA’s Photo Show 38. This month’s event includes live music by Green tea, live art by Russ Kramer, live balloon ...read more
Friday, September 02, 2016
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “All that and a bag of chips – The Art of Salesmanship”Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank   Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 Time:  9:30AM – 11:30AM EDT Location: Chester Town Hall, 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06426   Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW  Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the ...read more
Friday, September 02, 2016
Stonington, CT – Dominion Foundation presented New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) with a $15,000 grant in August 2016. The grant will fund NESS's "Long Island Sound & Its Watershed" calendar drawing contest, community outreach, and awards ceremony for Connecticut students in grades K-6.   NESS, a 501(c)(3) ocean adventure nonprofit organization based in Stonington, CT, works with ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces Citizens Bank will be hosting Family Fun Day at Mystic Seaport on Saturday, September 17. Children ages 17 and younger will receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. “Citizens Bank is proud to sponsor the Family Fun Day at Mystic Seaport, bringing the community together for a day of learning and fun the whole family can enjoy,” said Lisa ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Florence Griswold Museum Presents A Flutter in Time: Faerie Houses Around the World & Across the Ages October 1 - 30, 2016   It’s the return of the Florence Griswold Museum’s highly anticipated annual outdoor exhibition, Wee Faerie Village. This year the walking trail highlights thirty-two faerie-sized places that traverse time and place. Last year nearly 16,000 visitors enjoyed the month-ling ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Stonington, Connecticut – Does the school year already have you feeling frazzled? Nip your worries in the bud and ensure scheduling ease by enrolling in COMO Kids and IMPACT with The Stonington Community Center. These two state-licensed programs offer state-licensed childcare, and provide the quality and convenience you are looking for!   The COMO Kids program runs before and aftercare at our ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Charles G Cogan, PhD, will speak on“Saudi Arabia in the Throes of Dramatic Change”  on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme.  Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 PM start of the presentation.   Dr. Charles G. Cogan is an Associate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. A ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016Time: 10:00AM – 11:30AM EDTLocation: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 REGISTER NOW  Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start Your Non-Profit Business."   If ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Don't miss your opportunity to join some of the nation's most prominent business executives, thought leaders, and academic experts. Get your business involved in the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference:    Leadership Transitions and Building Winning Teams October 26 - 27, 2016 Mohegan Sun Convention CenterReview this year's confirmed speakers As the University of Connecticut's premier ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
One-Day Free Event Showcases Mental, Physical Health  Eastern CT  – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Mohegan Tribal Council, has announced that the fourth annual Total Life Expo will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   The Total Life Expo is a quality-of-life event that encompasses all ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will award $100,000 in 100 days to 501(c)(3) charities via its new Matching Gifts Program.             Philanthropy is an important focus for Charter Oak, and the credit union is proud to offer its members the opportunity to maximize their giving power. Donations of up to $100 per member will be doubled now through Wednesday, November 23rd. The ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Join us on September 15, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Harbour House, 3 Williams Ave, Mystic, CT for Canvases For A Cause. Canvases for a Cause is a month-long marine art exhibition and sale to benefit Sails Up 4 cancer. All are welcome for amazing art, delicious appetizers, music and cash bar.    Past exhibitors include: Doug Aaberg, Ralph Acosta, Del-Bourree Bach, David Bareford, Peter Barrett, Pam ...read more
Monday, August 29, 2016
Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016   Time: 5:30PM to 8:00PM EDT – Doors open at 5:30; presentation starts at 6PMLocation: Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475   FREE FOOD & SOFT DRINKS. Cash bar available.  REGISTER TODAY       The event is free, but you must be registered to attend. Attendance is limited to 50 individuals. Please bring your laptop if you want to get ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group is pleased to introduce Erica Rosado to the SAVA Team as the newest Personal Lines Account Manager.  “Our team is committed to helping all of our customers live better, safer, and happier lives”, said Donna Yother, President and Owner. “We are thrilled that Erica is a part of our personal lines department and our SAVA Family.” Erica has worked in the insurance industry and is ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs CouncilDedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues   The Rev. Canon Nicholas T. Porter will speak on“Syria, Iran and the Great Game in the Middle East”  on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme.   Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 pm start of ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016   Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM EDTLocation: The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 REGISTER TODAY       Attendance is limited to 20; pre-registration is required.   Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Coming fall of 2016  Foundry 66 CoWork Space is your home away from home for your small business. We offer a business work space at gym membership prices. The space will provide flexible workspace options for startups and entrepreneurs seeking access to a networked community of diverse talent.  All this while saving money and having all the conveniences of an office, broadband wifi, ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
New London, CT – Jacalyn Dietrich, President of The Thames River Water Taxi has announced a limited schedule of tours of the Thames River as an “end of season” special.  On August 27 and 28, and September 3, 4, 17 and 18, River Tours at 10:30am and Sunset Tours at 5:30pm will be run.  All tours will depart from Pier 7 at Ft. Trumbull.  Prices for the River Tours are $20 for adults, $15 for ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this September to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Classes are free and open to the public.   “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the community,” said ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The tradition of a back-to-school band concert for children and families returns to the Norwich area for 2016. The Silver Cornet Band, a popular professional concert band that has performed on the Norwich concert series for many years will be putting on a concert of music and activities designed for children and families, including a wide variety of toe tapping music sure to please people of all ...read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced the launch of Vantage Sports Network (VSN-CT) from Frontier Communications, a new all-local channel dedicated to bringing viewers year-round coverage of Connecticut’s high school, collegiate and youth sports.   The channel will officially launch in early September and will be exclusive to Frontier’s Vantage TV™ customers. It will air 7 days ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank  Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016   Time: 9:30am – 11:30amLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 REGISTER TODAY   Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop with Elizabeth Santaus on “How ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
New London, CT – Three lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Matthew E. Auger was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law; John A. Collins, III in the field of Personal Injury Litigation; and Robert B. Keville in the area of Workers' Compensation Law. Since it was first ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two free upcoming workshops to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program.  The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors.   CorePlus Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help fill the funding ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an award of $40,000 to United Community and Family Services, Inc. as part of its quality improvement initiative to support Federally Qualified Health Centers in their efforts to deliver superior health care that engages patients, improved care coordination and bridges overall access to care. Health centers received these funds based ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Waterford, CT – SAVA Insurance Group and The Day are partnering up to help support the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation with the 4th Annual “Bump” Out Breast Cancer Volleyball Tournament. Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 10th from 9am-2pm at Ocean Beach Park in New London. Teams  will have fun while raising money for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation (TBBCF), where ...read more
Friday, August 19, 2016
Looking for a local Driver’s Education option, or need to complete Connecticut’s mandated 8 hour Drug & Alcohol Course? The COMO has your solution! The Stonington Community Center is once again partnering with Rae’s Driving School to offer two sessions for the upcoming fall. Short on time? Both of our sessions offer an accelerated pace, so you can choose between a month-long session in October ...read more
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their annual Farm to Stable to Table Benefit Dinner on Sunday, September 18th from 5 to 9 in the evening. Tickets are now available and limited on a first-come first-serve basis. Tickets are $120 per person, or $1,000 for a table of eight. Ticket includes an Al Fresco dinner on the Horses Healing Humans' grounds featuring locally sourced and ...read more
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Saturday, September 10th from 3:30-5:30pm join Horses Healing Humans for their Fall Open House and Horse Show for newcomers and current participants! If you're already involved at HHH bring your family and friends! Cheer on your favorite horses and riders as they showcase their skills and learn about the various programs that HHH has to offer.  Entry is free and there will be ...read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
On Saturday, August 20, donate two food items and receive a free regular sub!What: On Saturday, August 20, Jersey Mike’s Subs in Norwich is hosting a food drive to benefit the United Way’s Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. As a thank you to the community for their participation, donors will receive a free regular sub with a donation of two (2) food items.When/where: Saturday, August 20, ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area.  These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern.  People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Free and open to the public at Bank Square Books on August 24. 2016   Mystic, CT – Authors Dr. Joanne Z. Moore and Lisa Saunders will collaborate to present "After the Loss of a Spouse," the next installment of Bank Square Books' Self-Improvement Series on August 24.   Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. Talk: "After the Loss” Self-Improvement Series Bank Square Books, 2nd floor 53 W Main St, ...read more
Monday, August 15, 2016
New London, CT – The National Theatre of the Deaf is set to return to the Hygienic Art Park in New London, CT with seven performances of their newest family-oriented production It’s in the Bag on August 14-21, 2016. This is the fifth summer season of TIP (Theatre Immersion Program) produced in collaboration with ASD and the renowned outdoor performance/gallery space on Bank Street - just steps ...read more
Friday, August 12, 2016
Overhead Door Co of Norwich is having an OPEN HOUSE on August 20, 2016 from 9am-2pm with ONE DAY DISCOUNTS!  Including 30% off of Retractable Awnings, 15% off of Garage Doors, 5% off of Electric Motors for Garage Doors,  10% off for All Flags, including United States Flags!  Come Visit us and just say hello and enjoy a cold drink, free food and some music!  See you at 88 Route 2A, Preston.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair at its East Region Headquarters (CT, NY, PA, WV, OH). The event will be held on Wednesday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 310 Orange Street in New Haven.   In response to the recent announcement that Cablevision is laying off more than 600 Connecticut employees, Frontier recruiters will be available to meet with potential ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
When - Labor Day Weekend, Sunday September 4, 10am-4pm Where - Hadlyme Country Market, One Ferry Road (Corner of RT 148 & RT 82) and Brockway-Hawthorne proposed preserve property toursContact - Humphrey Tyler hstyler45@yahoo.com or (518) 253-4844 OR Milt Walters, Development Committee Chair Lyme Land Conservation TrustMilton.Walters@lymelandtrust.org or (203) 485-6070 To make a pledge or to get a ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition ’56 Ford Thunderbird will be the centerpiece of an interactive exhibit and heroes tribute coming to the dealership during the 2016 holiday season and beyondNew London, CT – On Sunday, August 14, at 1pm the public is invited to witness the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition 1956 Ford Thunderbird at Mike’s Famous ...read more
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center has revamped its Homeschool STEM program to better serve its students and families and to accommodate the recent growth the program has seen. The Nature Center has been offering a monthly homeschool STEM class for more than a decade. Last year a second class each month was added because of increased demand. In advance ...read more
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Quaker Hill, CT — Waterford Country School’s Golf Committee is excited to announce their 6th Annual “Bring Your Mojo” Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15th at the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. The tournament is held in memory of founding family member, Gary Saunders who passed away suddenly on Jan. 27, 2011. He loved life in every way – especially his family, friends, ...read more
Monday, August 08, 2016
Purchase and donate some of these items needed for the 2016 school year: Pack of #2 pencilsBackpacksPensGlue sticksSpiral notebooksCrayonsLunch boxesPocket FoldersPencil boxesMarkers   Donated items are distributed to children in need at local schools. Thank you for your donation and support! Drop off donated items Aug 12 through Sept 9th at: TVCCA 83 Huntington Street New London, CT ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Join us Wednesday, August 17th  at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting.  Jessica Vargas will present “The Branding Workshop” which is designed to help business owners learn the basics of effectively marketing their company, including the four keys of branding. She will look at various national companies as case studies and explain how to ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Aspire to excellence! Registration for Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s 2016-2017 25th Anniversary Season is underway. Students (ages 3 through adult and professional) will enjoy challenging and age-appropriate classes in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, tap and more.  Classes are offered at ECB’s main studios at 435 Boston Post Rd., East Lyme, centrally located and convenient off of I-95.  Children’s ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Westerly, RI – New England Science & Sailing (NESS) Foundation, the Westerly Recreation Department, and the Misquamicut Business Association will co-host the 14th Annual Misquamicut Beach Salt Pond Challenge on Tuesday, August 16 (rain date Monday, August 29) at 6:30pm at the Winnapaug Salt Pond. All proceeds from the one-mile swim will benefit Westerly schools' field trips to NESS and beach and ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes announces their annual car raffle to benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The grand prize is the 2016 Subaru IV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium Station Wagon courtesy of Reynolds Subaru; 2nd prize is the Apple iPad Air 2; 3rd prize: New York City Overnight Stay at the Penn Club with dinner and Broadway ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Please join us for:"Positioning Your Business for Growth: Next Level Financing" Speaker: Mark Vickery, Vice President, Small Business Loan Center, Liberty BankDate: September 29, 2016Time: 8:00-9:30 a.m.Place: Uncasville Diner (884 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville)        This event is free. Hot breakfast will be served. RSVP by September 22, 2016 toBWeintraub@Liberty-Bank.com
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Connecticut of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the apartment building fire on June 6, 2016. The deadline to submit applications for physical damage is Sept. 6, 2016. Low-interest disaster loans are available in ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
In honor of the Connecticut Submarine Century and National Aviation Day, a special Air & Sea Celebration will be held on Friday, August 19 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the North Hangar at the Groton-New London Airport in Groton. Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Groton Business Association, and Mystic Jet Center for a night of excellent food, entertainment, and fun, all in the view of airplanes ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Groton, CT – BAUERFINANCIAL Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announced that Chelsea Groton Bank has once again earned its highest 5-Star rating. This marks the 89th consecutive quarter that Chelsea Groton Bank has earned this top rating which puts it into an even more elite group of “Sustained Superiority Banks”. This designation is only available to the top 10% of the ...read more
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
An Introduction to the Competitive Grant Process & Community Development Initiativeshosted byCongressman Joe CourtneyWindhamCommunity Investment CorporationConnecticut Housing Finance AuthorityCT Dept. of Economic & Community DevelopmentInstitute of Museum and Library ServicesU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Small Business Administration Friday, August 5, 2016 Eastern Connecticut State ...read more
Monday, August 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, August 16 from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music. This event is held on the MMoA patio (weather permitting) and in the galleries featuring MMoA’s Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. This month features live music by Wooly Mammoth, live ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Riverfront Recapture and New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will offer joint riverfront adventure programming beginning in the fall of 2016. The two nonprofit organizations announced the collaboration in June.   NESS, a nonprofit organization based in Stonington, CT, aligns their sailing, marine science, and ocean adventure programs with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2016Time:  12:00PM – 1:30PMLocation: Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW  Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Online Marketing: What to Say, and How to Say ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
When:Wednesday, August 17 Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Program at 8 a.m. Meal packing at 8:30 a.m.Where: ​Mohegan Sun Casino Uncas Ballroom in the Convention Center 1 Uncasville Boulevard Uncasville, CT 06382 Please join us! Hear the "state of the United Way," engage a young leader, and feed someone facing hunger...all in one morning! Virginia L. Mason, President & CEO of United Way of ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
New London, CT – Safe Futures, New London County’s premier provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services, on July 26 celebrates 40 years of saving lives, restoring hope and changing the future for women, children and men affected by violence.   Founded in 1976 as The Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut, the agency was one of the first five to emerge in the state. Today, in ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to safeguard their records. Some simple steps can help taxpayers and businesses protect financial and tax records in case of disasters. Listed below are tips for individuals and businesses on preparing for a disaster.Preparing for Disasters (Video)Take Advantage of ...read more
Monday, July 25, 2016
Newest Board Member Has Extensive Credit Union, Financial Services ExperienceWaterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Annette Janovic to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union. Janovic had been serving as a member of Charter Oak’s Supervisory Committee, which has board oversight and audit ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Make a difference in the life of someone by volunteering at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme CT.  This fall High Hopes has volunteer opportunities in sidewalking, leading, horse care, equine therapy programs, special events, office support and more. Experience is not required; training is provided.  The minimum age for volunteers is 14 years old. No horse experience is ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Norwich, CT, appointed Credit Union Member Richard J. Pascal, Esq. to its Supervisory Committee on July 13.   He established the law firm of Attorney Richard J. Pascal, LLC in February of 2016 for business clients and individuals’ legal needs.  Most recently, he had been a Partner at Block, Janney and Pascal, LLC in Norwich.  He received his Juris ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Miscellaneous Deductions Can Trim Taxes Miscellaneous deductions may reduce your tax bill. These may include certain expenses you paid for in your work if you are an employee. You must itemize deductions when you file to claim these costs. Many taxpayers claim the standard deduction, but you might pay less tax if you itemize. Here are some IRS tax tips you should know about these deductions:The ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
We're giving away $100,000 in 100 days via our new Matching Gifts Program, and we need your help!   Please join us on Friday, July 29th to learn how your 501(c)(3) non-profit organization can benefit from our new Matching Gifts Program. Promotional tools will be distributed at the meeting, and will help you promote this opportunity to your donors.   DATE: Friday, July 29thTIME: 9:00 ...read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank launched a suite of new products, services and technology enhancements designed to further enrich the Bank’s extensive business banking offering. The enhancements support the Bank’s commitment to match extraordinary customer service with innovative solutions, which includes evolving the product and service offering to meet the ever-changing needs of business ...read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Supporting Sponsor: Dime Bank  DATE: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, 9:30-11:30am LOCATION: Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 (park in the back parking lot)TO REGISTER NOW: Click here to register for this event  Old Saybrook, CT –  The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Mystic, CT –  Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces the opening of INNER SANCTUM next week.  The exhibition, which is sponsored by StoneRidge Senior Living Community, will be on view in the MMoA galleries August 5th – September 17th, from 11 am to 5pm daily. INNER SANCTUM is a solo exhibition of oil paintings by Sarah Stifler Lucas, the 1st prize winner of last year's Annual Regional Show. Lucas ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
LOOK:  Are You Signed Up or Are You Going to MISS OUT? Amazing venue, fabulous food, music, fun activities, networking, 2 free drink tickets and LOOK  FREE:  relaxing Massages; make-up artist to give you some new tips; fun psychic; and bring home a souvenir from the caricaturists; and more!  Fun games or simply catch up with friends.  MUSIC from our rockin’ Guitarists à Stroll out on the patio ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
An expanded herb garden and knowledge of the practical uses of herbs are the right ingredients for a new program at the Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames St. in Groton.   Museum Director Leslie Evans will teach a class on “Herbs for Hearth and Health,” August 6, from 4 PM to 6 PM. Evans’ experience includes the design and planting of the herb and heirloom vegetable gardens at the Nathan Hale ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of Putnam Bank recently announced the hiring of Kim Brian Bushey to lead the commercial lending department as a Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer. “I’m pleased with the growth we’ve experienced at Putnam Bank, and adding this position to our commercial department, with Kim’s leadership and experience, is an important step in achieving our ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
The Stonington Community Center, Inc. (COMO) is excited to announce the introduction of a self-defense class tailored to women. The R.A.D. System of Self Defense was founded in 1989 and has since expanded their programming across the globe. Thanks to the efforts of over 8,000 dedicated instructors, RAD has become the world’s largest self-defense training organization in the world, and is the ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO) at the 64th Annual Village Fair! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from concessions to our pie tent, silent auction to treasures and trifles. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks submissions from artists for The 60th Regional Show. The all media juried show is open to all artists and is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.  The Museum is pleased to announce that Margot McIlwain Nishimura, the Deputy Director of Collections, Programming & Public Engagement at the Newport Restoration Foundation will act as juror for this exhibition.  The 60th ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Waterford, CT –  Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Mortgage Officers have been named “Top Loan Originators” in the second annual statewide Top Loan Originators survey by the Commercial Record magazine. Charter Oak Mortgage Officers Ann Gauthier, Sharon DiMarco, and Meg Polubiatko ranked in the Top 10 listings for statewide credit unions for dollar Volume of Loans as well as Number of ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – For the sixth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with a “Most Wired” award by Hospitals and Health Networks, a health care publication of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Most Wired Award winners are selected based on the Annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, administered by the American ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
One in every 5 Americans is affected by a disability – that’s 56 million Americans.  Easterseals Walk With Me Mystic, happening on Saturday, September 10 at Olde Mistick Village, will provide crucial support for Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut’s services for people challenged with disabilities, services that include medical, pediatric, and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation; ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Stonington, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation presented New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) with a $500 check earlier this month. This is the third consecutive year that Chelsea Groton has awarded a grant to NESS to support their ocean adventure STEM education programs in New London, CT. Since 2014, NESS has provided New London Public School students with opportunities to get out on ...read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Health Educated, Inc. has released its Annual Benefit Corporation Report, with a Cover Letter from the CEO providing an overview for the first year of operations as a CT Benefit Corporation.  The Cover Letter and the Annual Benefits Report are available for download on the company website; www.healtheducated.com.  The company is an insurance agency that operates in the individual health insurance ...read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Stonington, CT – Spike Lobdell, founder and president of New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), will receive the National Recreation Foundation's 2016 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize in recognition of his service to the youth of New England. Spike will be formally presented with the award on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at a ceremony at Hotel Emma in San Antonio, Texas.   Spike ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Hot Rod Café’s recent addition of Rod’s Arcade Pub has adults reliving their childhood days with classic arcade games.  But the fun doesn't stop there.  Owner Rod Cornish is calling all adults with a competitive spirit to join him Thursday nights, 6:00pm to close, for free game night.   Each week, an arcade gaming competition will take place in Rod’s Arcade Pub.  The game of choice will vary ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
UCFS will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, August 9th from 8 am - 1 pm at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center at 47 Town Streeet. If you would like to donate, please email Jennifer Ermler at jermler@ucfs.org or call 860-822-4147.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Superior Rating Shows Credit Union's Financial Condition Remains StrongWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned a top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for the first quarter of this year, which indicates Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation.  “This five-star rating reflects the strength of our financial condition,” said Brian A. ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue college degrees.   “Part of our responsibility as a community bank is to help ...read more
Friday, July 08, 2016
Norwich, CT – Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $1,000 to The Arc New London County for the purchase of a Troy-Bilt Horse Garden Tiller to support The Arc Farmstand and community agriculture project in Ledyard.   The Arc Farmstand provides on-the-job vocational training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the areas of retail, farming and distribution. This ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Levin will open offices at 2 Union Plaza and serve as of counsel for the largest law firm in eastern ConnecticutNew London, CT – Suisman Shapiro has announced that Jay B. Levin will join the firm as of counsel, and will add a new practice area to its already broad offering of legal and business services. Levin's offices will be located at 2 Union Plaza in the building that houses Suisman Shapiro's ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Hamden, CT – Community Investment Corporation (CIC), a small business lender based in Hamden, has opened a Providence office to expand financial options for Rhode Island small businesses and entrepreneurs.  The firm provides business consulting and financing services through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504, Community Advantage and MicroLoan Programs.  CIC’s new office has been ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
An evening with the Haunted Collector, John Zaffis, at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry, Connecticut. John Zaffis has been nicknamed “The Godfather of the Paranormal” for his expertise in the world of hauntings over the past 30 years. Having trained with Ed and Lorraine Warren, (his aunt and uncle) as a young man, he gained authentic insight into a world of history and mystery. John ...read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Maggie Jones of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center to Receive Prestigious Award at Dinner Celebration This FallEastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Maggie Jones, Executive Director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. She will be honored at a ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Veterans invited to learn more about job opportunities at Frontier and to apply for sales and service positions in Connecticut  New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair for military veterans at Mohegan Sun. The event will be held on Sunday, July 10 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun’s “Spring Gateway,” located just outside the arena box ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, July 19th from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio, weather permitting, and in the galleries showcasing Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. This month features live music by Marcy Kelly Trio, live art by Sam ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
At 5pm on July 5th at Groton's Fitch High School, All Navy sailors, civilians, families and community members are encouraged to participate in a free, family fun event. Before the softball fame, the community will create the largest "Human Submarine" made by a flash mob. While our Submarines may be made of steel, it is the people of the Southeast Connecticut who truly make up our Submarine ...read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016
East Haddam, CT – Julia Balfour, LLC is privileged to have had ten projects recognized for thirteen awards at this year’s Connecticut Art Directors Club awards, held at Marques Events in Hartford on Thursday June 23rd. The pieces recognized were honored in these categories: Logos, Posters, Brochures & Letters, Websites, Emails and Ad Campaigns.   The following partners and work were ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
New London, CT – The Board of Directors of the newly established Thames River Heritage Park Foundation (TRHPF) will host a ceremony to celebrate the launch of Water Taxi Service on the Thames River Sunday July 3 at Pier 7, Fort Trumbull State Park, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM.  The taxi service will be operated by The Thames River Water Taxi LLC of Voluntown, CT using two surplus US Navy launches ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Race logo designed by Bennie Dover Jackson 5th Grader Jenaliz Eli Cordero GomezEastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that its annual Sailfest Charter Oak Federal Credit Union 5k Road Race will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 starting from New London’s Parade Plaza. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start.   Sponsored by Charter Oak Federal Credit ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Cormac O’Malley, of Stonington, will launch his most recent book Western Ways: Remembering Mayo Through the Eyes of Helen Hooker and Ernie O’Malley at Hanafin’s Pub, 312 State Street, New London, on Tuesday, July 12, at 5:30 PM. The book is a collection of hauntingly captured photographs and associated texts that reveal the rural life of Ireland in the late 1930’s early 1940’s. Western Ways is ...read more
Monday, June 27, 2016
Click to view Hartford HealthCare's June 2016 'Healthy Happenings' newsletter (full size).
Friday, June 24, 2016
The Hoffman Auto Group is proud to continue its support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The Hoffman family presented a check for $19,550 to MADD representing their partnership in the annual Tie One On For Safety (TOOFS) campaign and Walk Like MADD event. Not only is someone injured every two minutes, but 28 people will die every day as a result of a drunk driver. MADD is the nation’s ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,519,460 for the fiscal year 2016-16. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide a network of safety net of services to help those in need. In addition to these distributions, United Way 2-1-1 receives $52,492. 2-1-1 ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $88,000 in college scholarships, its largest disbursement of scholarship funds to date. The accomplishments of 44 students were celebrated during a private reception at Charter Oak’s headquarters on May 26, 2016. Charter Oak’s Board of Directors as well as its senior management team were present, and cheered on each of the students as ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Groton, CT – Jennifer Seuferling has been promoted to Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s North Stonington location. Jen was previously the Assistant Branch Manager in Pawcatuck.   “Throughout Jen’s time at Chelsea Groton, she has established strong relationships with her customers and understands the importance of the Bank’s role in the community,” said Lori Dufficy, SVP, Sales & Service at ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO)! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from set up and break down to concessions or our used book sale. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or breakdown. Visit www.thecomo.org to sign up ...read more
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Horses Healing Humans is offering Therapeutic Horseback Riding programs July 5th through September 25th for their Summer Semester!  Programs are available for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional challenges. Registration is open now for the 12-week Summer Semester. Visit our website for details at www.horseshealinghumansct.org or contact Kathryn Vine at 860-381-0755 ...read more
Friday, June 17, 2016
On Thursday, June 16th, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced funding to increase integrated oral health care services and improve health outcomes for Health Center Program patients.   President and CEO Jennifer Granger stated: “We are very grateful to HHS, our federal and state legislators who supported our grant, and to the Town of Griswold for their ongoing ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The public is invited to sample craft beers and cider and join in the chorus led by Mystic Seaport Chantey Foreman Geoff Kaufman, June 25, from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Avery-Copp House riverfront property, 154 Thames St. in Groton, CT.   The event is being sponsored by CorePlus Credit Union, Johnson’s True Value Hardware, Mazzella Carpet, Paul’s Pasta, Blue Serenity Spa, Bailey Agencies Insurance ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Credit Union Improves Work Spaces at Three Local Non-ProfitsWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union continuously finds new ways to improve, enrich, and enhance the communities it serves. Most recently, the credit union donated office furniture to three local non-profits: the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Waterford Country School, and the Stonington Community Center, ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Foxwoods Resort Casino invites you as a fellow Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT member, plus a friend, to be our guests at the World Premiere of Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus: Wednesday, June 29: 2:00pm and 7:30om Thursday, June 30: 2:00pm and 7:30pm Friday, July 1: 6:00pm and 9:30pm ​ Simply email us at partnertix@foxwoods.com.  Please supply the name of your business, the date and time desired, ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A Haunting Afternoon Tea and Tour with Andrea Perron and George R Lopez 4:00 Pm to 7:00 PM Join authors, paranormal experts, radio hosts and supernatural witnesses, Andrea Perron (The House of Darkness, House of Light trilogy, the true life story behind The Conjuring) and George R Lopez (In a Flicker and Dead Air Paranormal Radio) as they join us in Mystic, Connecticut for an afternoon tea at ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
New London, CT – SCORE members from Southeastern Conn.,, who are part of a national organization of small business volunteers and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, teamed up this spring with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to provide business management coaching to junior and senior cadets enrolled in the Department of Management. Lt. Nicholas Zieser and Capt. Kevin ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $94,550 in grants to 59 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this spring. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.1 million in total grants to the community since 1999. The Foundation reviews applications and awards grants two times per year.   “As a community bank, one of our most important ...read more
Friday, June 10, 2016
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Jodie Bartnicki has been hired as the credit union’s Human Resources Manager.  Jodie has vast experience in the financial services industry, holding positions of Vice President of Sales and Service, Vice President of Marketing and positions in corporate Accounting. Jodie held the position of President of the ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Join us Wednesday, June 15th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting.   Join in the fun as awards for this year are presented, and meet the new Officers and Board Members for the coming year.   Officers for the 2016-2017 year are Kathy Greene, President ; Patti Rodgers-Longo, Vice President;  Carol Burgess, Secretary;  and Donna Parrotte, ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Groton, CT – Max Spelman has been promoted to the Deposit Operations Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. He has worked for the Bank in the Deposit Services Department as a Risk Management and Compliance Specialist for over a year. Max will now oversee tasks and responsibilities assigned to the Deposit Services Department.   “Max has proven himself over the last year as our Risk and Compliance ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
 Frontier Communications is taking innovation to the next level with VantageTV, a premium, all-digital platform offering a full suite of features designed to make your viewing experience more customizable and user-friendly.   For those of you who have made the switch (and for those considering it), here are a few of the features that really make this service stand out to customers:  Finding ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Main Courses PRIME RIB OF BEEF AU JUS or GRILLED PRIME RIB Topped with caramelized onions, green and red peppers.  Soup or salad, vegetables, potato, and dessert. $21.75 CHICKEN OSCAR Boneless chicken breast baked with our crabmeat "crust" that is made with bread crumbs, crabmeat and garlic then finished with 4 sauteed shrimp, asparagus and creamy bearnaise sauce. Serviced with soup or ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Join the SECT Women’s Network  for a fun evening of networking and great prizes on Monday, June 13th, 5:30-7:30 PM at Filomena’s Restaurant, 262 Boston Post Rd in Waterford.   The SECT Women’s Network will host a raffle basket fundraiser with networking.   The cost is a $5.00 donation at the door. Registration is required at  http://sectwomensnetwork.org/give-back-2016.php.   The proceeds from ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Date: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Location: The Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 To Register Now: Click here to register for this event   Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start and Run ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Summer Performance Series Celebrates New Outdoor VenueMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it will host “Arts on the Quad,” a new series of outdoor concerts and theater this summer. Each performance will be staged on the new McGraw Gallery Quadrangle, the center of the redesigned north end of the Museum grounds where the audience will take in the show from the lawn.   The series offers ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – Legendary interviewer and author Dick Cavett has been chosen to receive the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award. The award, given by the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, will be bestowed yearly upon an individual who embodies the spirit, independence, and character of the legendary actress. The award itself is a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
  Nancy Cowser, Senior Vice President of Strategy at UCFS has been appointed to the Population Health Council for the Connecticut State Innovation Model (SIM).  The purpose of the Council is to advise on the population health planning initiative by developing strategies to: a) maintain a system of overall population health metrics, b) establish community-based prevention service centers, and c) ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic Seaport Elects Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to Its Board of Trustees  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces today the election of Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to its Board of Trustees.   Mr. Siegel is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in Stamford, CT.  He has been with Starwood since 2000.  He is a ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Pulmonologists Dr. Setu Vora, MD and Olimpia Radu, MD will host a free community education event “Better Sleep for Better Health” on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:30–8 pm in the Backus Hospital Main Lobby Conference Rooms at 326 Washington Street in Norwich.    The talk will focus on sleep apnea and ways to improve sleep for better health.  Registration is required. Call 1.855.HHC.HERE ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art continues to celebrate creativity, culture, and community this summer with the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Show.  The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) presents its 105th annual juried exhibition of works in all fine arts media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, graphics and fiber. CAFA is a non-profit arts ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their Summer Open House on Saturday, June 11th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Come by the farm to meet the directors, volunteers, and horses, and to learn about the various programs that are available! We offer mounted and un-mounted programs designed to meet the specific needs of each client between the ages of 4 and 94. Programs include our Equine Facilitated ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Patrick J. Sloyan, journalist and author, will speak on “The Politics of Deception” on June 21st 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, McCurdy Road, Old Lyme.   Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m.    Patick J Sloyan has covered national and international affairs since 1960.  He has been awarded journalism’s most distinguished prizes for domestic and foreign reporting, ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
A New Local Resource for Consumers Navigating Senior Care in New London County Christine Baker, local businesswoman and owner of QC Home Care Solutions in New London County, has just launched The New London County Eldercare Channel, a video-guided web directory and online magazine highlighting local senior care. The New London County Eldercare Channel offers an interactive and multimedia ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, all residents of New London County receive free admission to the Florence Griswold Museum on second Sundays this summer - June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11. The Museum’s riverfront landscape is situated on a 13-acre site in the historic village of Old Lyme. In addition to the restored Florence ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.  The program offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard ...read more
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Celebrate strong girls in our community on June 11 at “ICONIC,” S.T.E.P.S. 3rd Annual Variety Show. The show raises funds to continue S.T.E.P.S. programs for young women in New London and Groton schools.  It is also a chance for girls in the S.T.E.P.S.  program to build self-confidence through performance.  Buy a ticket, join the audience, and support S.T.E.P.S. girls.  Doors open ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The Small Business/Self-Employed Division of IRS is offering recent graduates jobs as part of a new IRS program in several locations around the country.  Earn $32,318 - $75,567 per year while you learn and gain valuable hands-on work experience in a world class Accounting and Tax environment!  Upon program completion – and with your successful work performance – you may be converted into a ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Donna Yother, Owner and President of SAVA Insurance Group, is pleased to welcome Stacy McDougal to the Sava team as the Agency Business Development Account Manager.    “Stacy’s passion for insurance and experience in the insurance industry will be a great addition to the Sava Insurance team,” said Donna Yother.   SAVA works closely with their clients to build trusted relationships, “We are ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Frank Fetzer recently joined the residential lending team at Chelsea Groton Bank Lending Center in Glastonbury. Frank will work to build new relationships throughout Hartford, Tolland and Middlesex counties, and assist clients in finding the right lending solutions for their needs, including traditional mortgages, affordable lending programs, and specialty financing. He is licensed ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūle‘a to Make Stop on Worldwide Journey The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the 25th annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 24-26. The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, offers something for all wooden boat enthusiasts and maritime history buffs. More ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Stonington, CT – Stonington residents and visitors are invited to jump aboard a replica of the original sailing yacht America, which in 1851 stunned the world by winning the legendary sailing race around the Isle of Wight and won the trophy that now bears her name, the America's Cup.  America will be at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (70 & 72 Water Street, Stonington) and open to ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Groton, CT – On Friday, June 10, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Norwichtown branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s representatives in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and financial planning to learn how to manage business disbursements more efficiently, increase cash flow, finance ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology I-M Technology, LLC ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to Penton Technology’s 9th-annual MSP 501 list and study. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse technology and business ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) invites you to join us on Saturday, June 11 for “Summer by the Sea,” our annual summer fundraiser in support of our mission. We will honor the Mystic Garden Club for their dedication to local non-profits including MMoA for over 90 years. The Summer by the Sea Annual Fundraiser will feature original works of art by MMoA Elected Artists and Faculty, enticing ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A practical guide to evaluating business concepts from an owner’s perspective.  Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Groton Public Library, Meeting Room 1, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340 Free; there is no charge to attend. To register, e-mail Lauren at lpost@groton-ct.gov Join us as we discuss trending business strategies and hot concepts in today's marketplace ...read more
Thursday, May 26, 2016
New designer joins team; new location introduces company to new audience while continuing extraordinary service to long time customers  East Lyme, CT – Marvel Home Decorating, a leading provider of home decorating design and products, is proud to announce its new location at Flanders Plaza in East Lyme, Connecticut.  Formerly located in New London, the shop will continue to bring a combination of ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Wednesday, June 15, New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will unveil their new Sailing Center at its Stonington, CT, location. The Sailing Center previously served as one of NESS's teaching facilities and at one point was the Garbo Lobster and Mohegan Tribe aqua-culture facility.   The former NESS wharf building underwent a significant renovation that included ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome the addition of an assistant vice president and branch manager of our new Colchester branch location at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Charles Maynard joined the bank in January, and is responsible for the operation and growth of the Colchester branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff provide high-quality ...read more
Monday, May 23, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, will offer free admission to all Connecticut residents on Saturday, June 11, as part of Connecticut Open House Day.   In addition, the Nature Center will host a free Pond Exploration program and a free guided hike that day.   2016 is the 11th annual CT Open House Day. The Connecticut Office of Tourism sponsors ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
List to be Published on Father’s DaySafe Futures announces its 21st annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign and invites the men of southeastern Connecticut to join together to take a stand against all forms of domestic violence. Men who submit a registration form are eligible to have their name included in a list to be published in The Day and the Norwich Bulletin and on LymeLine.com on ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
Hello New London/Mystic!                                        Please let us introduce ourselves: We are “Ocean Beach Park Polka Days” which takes place June 22 – 25, 2016 at the beautiful Ocean Beach Park right here in New London, CT! We’re now in our third year of this annual event and have been drawing great crowds from all over the USA and Canada. We are looking for additional sponsors ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli Leads Team at Credit Union’s Waterford Branch on Route 85Waterford, CT ­– Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli has been named Branch Manager of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s branch at its headquarters complex on Route 85 in Waterford. “Jessica’s strong banking experience combined with her management skills made her the right choice to lead our Headquarters Branch,” said ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Board of Trustee members and an excited audience gathered for the first film in the new arts collaboration between Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, entitled Bridging the Arts. Bridging the Arts is a curated film series featuring a selection of art films owned by the College and produced by the highly-regarded Checkerboard Film Foundation in New York ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group, a Waterford, Connecticut-based independent insurance agency, is promoting community patriotism and the American Spirit with its 2016 United States Flag Exchange. Local residents can bring their faded or tattered flags to the agency during Flag Week, June 13th-17th, and receive a complementary replacement. Those without an American flag can receive a flag and mounting kit at ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016, 12:00pm-1:30pm   Location: Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 To Register Now: Click here to register for this event Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are among the most ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Visitors Can Board, Sail on Replica of Famous Racing SchoonerMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces the yacht America will be visiting the Museum June 11-14.America is a replica of the schooner that won the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Guinea Cup” race around the Isle of Wight in 1851. Renamed the America’s Cup, the trophy was successfully defended by the United States against all challengers until ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing options, applications, approvals, appraisals, assessments, and inspections?     CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm.  The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Plainfield branch location at 67 Lathrop Road.  Light refreshments will ...read more
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Groton, CT – The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored 16 Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Kelly Allard of Gales Ferry, CT, Elaine Brunelle of New London, CT, Joanne Cain of Old Lyme, CT, Laurie Davis of Pawcatuck, CT, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, CT, Dee Houde of New London, CT, Kerri Johnson of Norwich, CT, Teri LaBranche of Groton, CT, Stacey Melia of North Stonington, CT, Matt ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
UCFS invites you to walk with Dr. RachnaWalia as we kick off the Walk with A Doc program.  Walk with A Doc is a national non-profit organization that encourages healthy physical activity for people of all ages. Additional walks will be held on July 9th, August 6th, September 3rd and October 1st.   All walks will begin at 8:30 am at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center, 47 Town Street, ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
Seeking runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers The sixteenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures will take place on Friday, June 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at Bluff Point State Park and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, application, and a link to on-line registration can be found at www.TwilightTrailRun.com. The Twilight Trail Run accommodates everyone from serious runners ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
The seventh annual GardenFest at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme is a ten day celebration of the site’s historic gardens, featuring special events, displays, demonstrations, and family activities. From June 3 through 12, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. Most events are included with Museum admission. Children 12 and under are always free. This ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
The Lyme Art Association Presents American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition, Purely Pastel, and Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty Old Lyme, CT – Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Lyme Art Association’s summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, American Waters, on view in the LAA’s beautiful sky-lit galleries from June 10 through August 26. The exhibition will feature work by ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – The annual Celebrating Lyme's Beauty event, co-organized by the Lyme Art Association and the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, will showcase paintings of the Hamburg Bridge District on Joshuatown Road and Old Hamburg Road in Lyme.      This themed exhibition will be displayed in Lyme Art Association’s Goodman Gallery from July 22nd through August 26th.   A special Paint Out will ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Performers from around the world gather to celebrate music of the seaMystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 37th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, 2016. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America.   This year’s roster includes music from Great ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Eastern CT – Participants of the newly established C.O.R.E. (Calendar of Regional Events) project announce outreach meetings to be held on May 24, 25, 31 and June 1 at various venues across the region to provide information about and a demonstration of this new regional calendar tool. Representatives of the participating agencies will be on hand at each meeting to preview the regional calendar and ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Credit Union Recognized for Community Giving Efforts During 2015Waterford, CT –  Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award from The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region for its contributions during the past year that benefitted local communities throughout the Windham region. “We’re honored to receive this annual award from the Windham Region Chamber,” ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
A Contemporaries Event: Burgers, Bourbon & Pop-Up Art  Mystic, CT – The Mystic Museum of Art Contemporaries Committee will host an event for art and bourbon enthusiasts alike on Friday, May 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at their 15 Water Street Gallery location. “Burgers & Bourbon” is an exclusive event, sponsored by Engine Room Restaurant, featuring Engine Room “Happy Hour” burgers, with dry aged ...read more