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Friday, December 07, 2018
Beginning January 1, local non-profit organizations are invited to apply for Pfizer Connecticut Laboratories’ 2019/2020 competitive grants. Applications from organizations serving communities in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island will be considered. Priority will be given to programs that bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to ...read more
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, December 15th at 7:30 pm with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as they present George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at Harkness Chapel on the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT. Conducted by the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus’s new director, Wendy Moy, the concert will feature choruses and arias from Parts 1, 2, 3, and ...read more
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will hold its monthly Office Hours program with Marcum Associates. The accounting firm is returning before the end of the year to answer business and personal tax questions. Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to schedule a one-on-one appointment between the hours of 10:00 am - 2:00 pm by emailing ...read more
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The Coast Guard Academy held its eighth annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium on Monday in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall. The event saw over 130 women in attendance, ranging from Division III to Division I. Janet Judge, a Partner at Holland & Knight LLP gave the keynote address to begin the symposium. Judge is a higher education and employment law attorney who focuses ...read more
Friday, November 30, 2018
Not sure what retirement plans are available to you as a small business owner? In this NEW workshop, John Bairos will walk you through the different retirement plans available to small business owners depending on the number of employees, or if you are a sole proprietor.  Sponsored by Edward Jones.        Date: Monday, December 17th, 2018 Time:  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM ESTLocation: The Public Library ...read more
Friday, November 30, 2018
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Friday, November 30, 2018
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park (TRHP) is requesting proposals from licensed commercial tour boat operators to provide water taxi shuttle service and boat tours linking historic sites in the Thames River estuary Memorial Day weekend through mid-September 2019 - 2021. The operator would utilize the two US Navy Willard utility boats owned by the TRHP. The Thames River Heritage Park ...read more
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Thanks to a grant from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, UCFS invites parents, youth, professionals, and community members to a presentation about how to use social media responsibly, the dangers of social media, and the role of social media in human trafficking. This eye-opening event will be presented by Tom Pincince, a social media expert, and Julie Adams, a licensed professional ...read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
When it comes to managing a small business, energy efficiency upgrades may not be at the top of an owner’s “to do” list. But no matter what type of business or its size, there are countless opportunities that can help you save money and energy, while creating a comfortable and welcoming space for your employees and customers.   The big question is, where to begin? Start optimizing your business’ ...read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy women's rugby team will be playing in the 2018 USA Rugby Fall College Championships in Charlotte, N.C. Coast Guard has an undefeated record of 10-0 for their season. Coast Guard competed this past weekend in round 16/8 at Vassar. The Bears defeated Fairfield University, 61-5 and moved on to win, 60-7 over Bloomsburg. The final four teams will compete for ...read more
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Monday, November 26, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is excited to share that Associate Professor Frederick-Douglass Knowles II has been named Hartford’s First Poet Laureate. In this role, he will promote awareness and appreciation of poetry, spoken word, and writing in Hartford; and endeavor to instill pride in the community. Three Rivers President Mary Ellen Jukoski congratulates Knowles on the ...read more
Friday, November 23, 2018
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Friday, November 23, 2018
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on  December 11 at Old Lyme Country Club   $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and students  Waterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Rob Hernandez is to speak on ‘Cuba, the Conflicted Isle: can it reconcile its past while creating a new future?’ at 6:00 p.m. on ...read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
New London, CT – The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc. gratefully announces a generous pledge of $100,000 from the Chelsea Groton Foundation. This commitment is equivalent to the largest gifts in the history of the Foundation. Other recipients of $100,000 grants were Lawrence & Memorial Cancer Center and Global City Norwich. This commitment is the first major gift from a mutual or ...read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will hold  its monthly Office Hours program website and graphic designer Cheney Giordano from This is Fine Design. Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to schedule a one-on-one appointment between the hours of 10:00 am - 2:00 pm by emailing ignite@thamesriverinnovation.org. There is no fee to participate. All appointments ...read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has promoted Sundae Franklin to Senior Vice President-Chief Retail Officer overseeing Charter Oak’s expansive 16-branch network as well as the credit union’s branch administration and training teams. “Sundae has extensive banking experience and her thorough knowledge of our retail branch operations will greatly help Charter Oak as we continue to ...read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
This Wednesday, November 21st is our FriendsGiving celebration with a live performance by Pirates for Peace! Chef Mason Donnell has crafted a special FriendsGiving Tavern menu.... 4 words..."FRIED-TURKEY-STUFFING-STICKS!" Everyday we are GRATEFUL! Wishing our friends and family a Happy Thanksgiving. Tamarack Lodge and The Rack Team   FRIENDSGIVING TAVERN MENU by Chef Mason Donnell $12.95  ...read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Monday, December 3, 2018 2 p.m. Eastern Time; 1 p.m. Central Time; 12 p.m. Mountain Time; 12 p.m. Arizona;   11 a.m. Pacific Time; 10 a.m. Alaska; 9 a.m. Hawaii     This free 100-minute webinar is open to all.  In support of Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Security Awareness Week, a free webinar is being offered to help taxpayers understand the Dark Web and how it is used as a repository for: ...read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Norwich, CT – When Marie Parry became the president of the Three Rivers Community College Veterans Organization, she took the commitment seriously. When it came time to plan for the annual Thanksgiving drive, she really wanted to do more. Historically, the organization has donated between 20 and 50 turkeys to the Norwich Vet Center. Marie wanted to change that to donations of whole meals, and she ...read more
Monday, November 19, 2018
Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of Putnam Bank, recently announced the hiring of Robert Trivella SVP, Chief Commercial Business Development Officer. “Rob is a terrific addition to our very strong commercial department. We have successfully assembled what I believe to be the best commercial department in eastern Connecticut. This is reflected in the growth of our loan portfolio which is vital ...read more
Monday, November 19, 2018
ResultsMooney Places 4th at NCAA ChampionshipOSHKOSH, Wis. – Sophomore Kaitlyn Mooney finished fourth overall in the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Division III National Championship in Oshkosh, Wis. Mooney crossed the finish line in 21:04 earning All-America honors for the second straight season with a fourth place finish. Junior Paige Lawler from Washington University won with a time of 20:55, senior ...read more
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Monday, November 19, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to present the inaugural Holiday Shopping Trail, sponsored by Comcast Business. The Trail, which encourages eastern CT residents and visitors to shop small and explore their local business communities, will commence on Small Business Saturday (November 24) and runs until Sunday, December 9.   During this time, shoppers across eastern ...read more
Monday, November 19, 2018
Artists who are interested in exhibiting at BioCT Innovation Commons (The Commons) located at 93 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340 for six months (January 24 – July 15) are invited to submit a photo of their artwork for review.  The exhibit will be on January 24, 2019 from 5-7pm, all artists are welcome to attend the Innovator Networking Program and Wine Tasting during this time. All 2-D art ...read more
Friday, November 16, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Full Plate Food Pantry at Three Rivers Community College is busy! Since gaining a new permanent location in 2017, the use of the pantry has greatly increased and preparations for Thanksgiving are well underway.  The pantry will supply 30 Thanksgiving dinners to food-insecure students of the Three Rivers community this year.   From its first year, the Full Plate has held ...read more
Friday, November 16, 2018
Kathleen Stauffer, CEO of The Arc New London County, received The National Conference of Executives of The Arc’s Chair Leadership Award at The Arc of the United States annual meeting November 9 in Nashville, Tennessee. The NCE Distinguished Professional Achievement Awards recognize leaders of The Arc nationwide who demonstrate the skills, dedication and passion that has come to exemplify an ...read more
Friday, November 16, 2018
Celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, December 15th at 7:30 pm with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as they present George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at Harkness Chapel on the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT. Conducted by the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus’s new director, Wendy Moy, the concert will feature choruses and arias from Parts 1, 2, 3, and ...read more
Friday, November 16, 2018
New London's Downtown Live! concert series is now in the running for a grant that would expand the initiative to a dozen events throughout the Summer of 2019. The series was created last summer to bring people together in the downtown through the power of music. Four free events including New London's inaugural Make Music Day were hosted at Waterfront Park featuring regional and national acts ...read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Westerly, RI – Bring the kids downtown November 23rd at 6:00 pm when Santa, Mrs. Clause and a host of North Pole friends ride into town on Firetrucks! Free coloring books, crayons and sweets kick off the festivities and lead into the Downtown Tree Illumination and opening of the Washington Trust Community Skating Center!Where: Downtown Pawcatuck, CT & Westerly, RI 02891 What: Santa’s arrival, Tree ...read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Join Maria Miranda and award-winning brand managers from Miranda Creative to learn how to set up an effective, content-rich LinkedIn profile, how to utilize LinkedIn for networking, promote your business to achieve engagement, recruit employees, and more.         Date: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM ESTLocation: East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT ...read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Are you a small business owner? Economic development professional? Real estate developer? Or a potential investor? Register for our Opportunity Zones Workshop!    Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds - private investment vehicles dedicated to community, business, real estate, ...read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Sales process does not have to be a dreaded part of running your business. Presenter Eric Munro will discuss how to be your natural self and put aside concerns about selling. Learn listening skills, how to establish trust, when to make your pitch (and when not to), and more. Watch your revenue grow!  Date: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 Time:  5:00 PM to 6:30 PM ESTLocation: The Public Library ...read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Mystic Museum of Art announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed V. Susan Fisher of Taos, New Mexico to be the museum’s next Executive Director.  David Madacsi, President of the Board, said, “We are delighted to announce Susan’s appointment.  We are impressed with Susan’s leadership experience and skill sets and how well they align with the goals of Mystic Museum of ...read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank. This advanced, hands-on workshop provides a comparison between QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions. We will set up a QuickBooks Desktop company from scratch, reviewing the setup preferences and decisions along the way. If time permits, we will also view preferences for a QuickBooks Online company to help those users understand their options as well. ...read more
Friday, November 09, 2018
Holiday Performance at Mystic Seaport Museum Transports Audience Back to Christmas Eve, 1876Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum will open the 2018 season of its Lantern Light Tours Friday, November 23. A Mystic holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a 90-minute progressive play that weaves a heart-warming holiday story in the setting of the historic buildings and vessels of the Museum. The ...read more
Friday, November 09, 2018
Stonington, CT – At its meeting on November 6, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) voted to accredit the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) as a school partner program. This decision makes NESS the first school partner program to be accredited by the oldest accreditation agency in the country.  Founded in 2002 as a community sailing program, NESS has ...read more
Thursday, November 08, 2018
What better time than during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month to acknowledge Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut, a non-profit organization that emulates passion and dignity for patients entrusted in their care. One can only imagine the privilege and honor it is for our dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide such comfort to patients and their families every step of ...read more
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Cost and price are independent, yet together they determine your business success and profit. Pricing to be competitive and being profitable are not mutually exclusive. This workshop with SCORE Mentor Eric Munro explores how to develop costs and prices, separately, and avoid common pitfalls such as underestimating real costs, mixing your pricing message and trying to be the lowest price ...read more
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Delaney Named Assistant Sports Information Director and Director of New MediaNew London, CT – Bridget Delaney has been named the Assistant Sports Information Director and Director of New Media for the Coast Guard Academy Athletic Department. Delaney comes to the Academy after spending the 2017-18 academic year and the Fall of 2018 as an Athletic Communications assistant at Wellesley ...read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Groton, CT – Come hear the music play!  The schedule for City Cabaret 2019 has been finalized.  The fourteenth season kicks off in January.  All City Cabaret concerts are held in the City of Groton Auditorium at 295 Meridian Street in the City of Groton on Sundays at 3:00 p.m., January through March. The City Cabaret concert series is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City ...read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Major Exhibition Explores One of the Sea’s Most Enduring Puzzles: The Fate of 129 Men Who Disappeared in the Arctic in 1845Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum will host a major exhibition opening December 1, 2018, that explores the fate of the Franklin Expedition, a tragic story of Arctic exploration and death and one of the most enduring mysteries of maritime history – a mystery that remains ...read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Norwich, CT – In celebration of Family Caregivers Month in November, The Arc New London County is launching the Community Companion Home program, a new home-based support program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. An innovative outreach initiative that includes short videos and a social media campaign will run through the holiday season to ...read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
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Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Attention Busy Women... Did you know the average person gains 5-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? Don’t be average this year – join this FREE webinar “How to AVOID the Holiday Weight Gain WITHOUT Giving Up Your Holiday Goodies!” Thursday Nov 8 at 8:30 PM. Click this Link to Register:  https://forgetdietsforever.lpages.co/happyholidayeatingwebinarnov82018 Discover how you can ...read more
Monday, November 05, 2018
Reliance Health is teaming up with the Hartford Marathon Foundation for their 6th annual Norwich WinterFest 5K and Free FitKids Fun Run. All runners receive swag bags, long sleeved shirts, and soup from Matthew's Catering. The race is open to both walkers and runners at all fitness and experience levels – a fun family event to get moving and active! Proceeds from the race will support Reliance ...read more
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Thursday, November 01, 2018
Financial planning is an integral part of business planning for both startups and established businesses. It helps you determine your funding requirements and the best way to meet them. The plan is the foundation for monitoring and controlling your business’ performance. And it’s an essential communication tool for stakeholders. This workshop with strategy, business planning and organization ...read more
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Groton, CT – A few years ago, Chelsea Groton launched CFit STRIVE, a wellness program designed with incentives to track and challenge employees in physical, mental, and financial well-being. Recently, the Bank’s Wellness Team, who leads the CFit Strive initiatives, challenged employees to participate in a Walk Across America challenge. From mid-July – mid-September, 145 team members formed a total ...read more
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Charles Sennott, Founder, CEO & Editor of The GroundTruth Project, presents “GroundTruth in a 'Post-truth' Era” Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on November 14 at Connecticut College, New London, CT $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and studentsWaterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Charles ...read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy wrestling team which sent a record four cadet-athletes to the NCAA Division III Championships last season with two earning All-America honors are tied for 11thnationally in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III Preseason Rankings. The Bears are the second highest team ranked from New England as Johnson & Wales was ...read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
You may be self-employed, or have a handful of people (or more) working for you. Either way, you’re in good company – yours is one of 29 million small businesses in the United States. This workshop will discuss The Connecticut Retirement Security Authority and how the state of Connecticut is taking steps to create a retirement program for your business, as well as additional retirement program ...read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation, a longtime supporter of providing employment training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in southeastern Connecticut, has awarded The Arc New London County’s lawn and landscaping micro-enterprise $1,267. The grant will augment the equipment donated by the Lord Foundation in 2016 and 2017, which has allowed the business to double in ...read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
We are excited to welcome Jeff Tanguay to The Butzgy Agency LLC, as the latest member of our dedicated staff of Insurance & Risk Management professionals!   Jeff is a native to Southeastern CT, and resides in the town of East Lyme with his wife and two children. Jeff joins our team as a Senior Insurance and Risk Management Advisor with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Jeff ...read more
Monday, October 29, 2018
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Monday, October 29, 2018
S&P Oyster Restaurant will donate 15% of its Veterans Day revenue to support local vets.  Mystic, CT – S&P Oyster Restaurant will continue its tradition of supporting local veterans by donating 15% of its revenue from November 11 & 12 to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs serves those who served their country, providing a number of ...read more
Thursday, October 25, 2018
This interactive, hands-on workshop with Marketing expert Arlene Saffron introduces the importance of Branding businesses and products, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or a 50-person company, and discusses what a Brand is and is not. We will also cover the elements of a Brand, and define a simple process for developing the name of your business. It is recommended that participants have a ...read more
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Members of the 1963 Football team  The Coast Guard Academy added five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame last night at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet held in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall to kickoff Homecoming Weekend. The Class of 2011 had a pair of honorees in Carl Luxhoj (track and field) and Amanda (Frederick) Montour (softball) as well as swimmer Richard ...read more
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Featuring Barbara Wiggin, Viola (ECSO Principal Viola); Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus  Note: the new concert time is 7:30pm and the pre-concert chats will begin at 6:30pm.   The ECSO continues its 72nd season with a festival of sounds inspired by Italian culture. Igor Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite kicks off the festivities with his updated (1922) take on a popular 18th century Italian ...read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Businesses to be Recognized at Nov. 2, 2018 Military Appreciation Breakfast    Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Military Affairs Council has selected Antonino Acura of Groton and Comcast NBCUniversal as the recipients of the 2018 Military Community Support Award. Both businesses will be recognized at the Chamber’s 9th Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast, which will be held ...read more
Monday, October 22, 2018
In this informative overview of WordPress and Digital Marketing with Cathi Bosco, UX Architect at XWP and Founding Partner & Creative Director of C&D Studios in Madison, CT, you'll learn some of the best plugins and how to implement Search Engine Optimization on your WordPress site. We will look at website functionality, email marketing, social media marketing, paid advertising, how to identify ...read more
Monday, October 22, 2018
Groton, CT – BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly affirms that Chelsea Groton Bank has once again earned its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 98 consecutive quarters puts ...read more
Friday, October 19, 2018
   You are cordially invited to hear exciting news about New London’s Growth and Development! Thursday, October 25, 5:00 - 7:00 pm Garde Arts Center • 325 State Street 5:00 - 6:30 pm • Presentations 6:30 pm • Cash Bar Reception & Networking • Oasis Room Guest speakers include:Michael Passero, Mayor, City of New LondonFelix Reyes, Director of Economic Development & Planning, City of New ...read more
Friday, October 19, 2018
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
United Community and Family Services (UCFS) is proud to announce  that we have been awarded a $5,405 grant from the Petit Family Foundation to purchase art therapy supplies for our clients who are struggling with trauma or chronic illness. UCFS’ Norwich Health Center currently offers art therapy programs for both adults and teens.  All are designed to provide a space for individuals suffering ...read more
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Connecticut Stonewall Speakers are coming to Norwich! When: Wednesday, November 7th Time: 5-7 pm Where: The Community Conference Room at Otis Library - 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT The Stonewall Speakers is a panel consisting of volunteer speakers from the LGBTQ Community who openly share their stories and perspectives in order to create an atmosphere where diversity is expressed and ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act reduced the backup withholding tax rate to 24 percent. When it applies, backup withholding requires a payer to withhold tax from payments not otherwise subject to withholding. Payments subject to backup withholding include: Interest paymentsDividendsPatronage dividends, but only if at least half of the payment is in moneyRents, profits or other incomeCommissions, fees ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Kyle Devitte from Inside Lacrosse spent an entire day at the Coast Guard Academy during the first week of October featuring the rise of the Coast Guard men's lacrosse program in The DIII Life. See his feature below: NEW LONDON, Conn. — On March 6, 2018, the Coast Guard men’s lacrosse team defeated Wesleyan College, 10-9, in overtime. At the time, the Cardinals were the No. 2 team in Division ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Innovator Networking Series: Thursday, October 18, 4:30 - 6:30 pm Startup success story: Mike Connor, CEO and founder of ThayerMahan, will speak on ThayerMahan’s work to dramatically change the way we monitor the physical and environmental security of the world’s oceans. ThayerMahan provides modern tools and the expertise that protect the world’s maritime food supplies, trade routes, industrial ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm UConn Avery Point, Branford House  1084 Shennecossett Road • Groton, CT 06340 Join us for the kick off of the Naval and Maritime Consortium and learn about business opportunities in the region!   Hors d'oeuvres • Cash Bar • Welcome by Congressman Joe Courtney Come be a part of a network of companies that collectively addresses challenges, shares ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
This workshop with speaker Eric Munro presents a unique approach to thinking about, researching, documenting, writing and selling a Business Plan. Participants will work on business plan concepts and techniques. Discussion will be on how to produce the plan appropriate to your needs and situation, with a minimum of work and agony.    Date: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM ...read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Norwich, CT – Join us at Three Rivers Community College for the 5th Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Artistic Expression (MADVAE) on Wednesday, October 24, from 6:00-7:30 pm in The Gallery at Three Rivers. Held annually in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the event consists of music, poetry readings and performances, and a live artist painting.    Featured artists and ...read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Exclusive Show from Tate, London to Highlight Select Works from Artist’s Personal CollectionMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum, in partnership with Tate, London, will host a major monographic exhibition devoted to the watercolors of one Britain’s greatest painters: J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Mystic Seaport Museum will be the only North American venue for the exhibition, which will be on display ...read more
Monday, October 15, 2018
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank   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, ...read more
Monday, October 15, 2018
October 18thTax Reform Basics for Individual Taxpayers2 p.m. Eastern; 1 p.m. Central; 12 p.m. Mountain; 11 a.m. Pacific; 10 a.m. Alaska; 8 a.m. HawaiiClick here to Register October 25thTax Reform Basics for Employers2 p.m. Eastern; 1 p.m. Central; 12 p.m. Mountain; 11 a.m. Pacific; 10 a.m. Alaska; 8 a.m. HawaiiClick here to Register November 1stTax Reform Basics for Small Business and Pass-Through ...read more
Friday, October 12, 2018
A new lawyer in your cornerNew London, CT – Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, one of Connecticut’s top accident and injury law firms, has successfully protected the interests of clients across the state for more than 25 years. Now the respected practice is expanding to lend its legal expertise with the opening of its fifth location in New London County. “Our team takes great pride in providing ...read more
Friday, October 12, 2018
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on October 24 at Old Lyme Country Club, Old Lyme, CT  $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and students  Waterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Robert Morgus is to speak on The Battle for the Global Internet, at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24 at Old Lyme ...read more
Friday, October 12, 2018
Dear Community Member: Once again, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, managed by TVCCA is conducting the Santa Winter Boot Drive for 2018.  Last year, almost 1,500 low-income children throughout eastern Connecticut received warm winter boots for the holidays! We are presently looking for donors to help us meet our requests for new winter boots. If you would like to participate in this ...read more
Thursday, October 11, 2018
New London, CT – The community wellness series at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital kicks off October 18 and includes four different presentations by members of the hospital medical staff. There is no charge for these programs, but seating is limited. For more information, or to reserve a seat, call 1-800-562-2537, or visit lmhospital.org. Each presentation takes place in the hospital’s Baker ...read more
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Bears Earn First National RankingNew London, CT – The Coast Guard women's cross country team has earned a national ranking for the first time in school history from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) as the Bears check in this week at 28th nationally as well as seventh in New England. The Bears ran to an impressive sixth place finish at the Paul Short Run last ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will host a its monthly Innovators Networking Series on Thursday, October 18th. The Startup Success Story will feature ThayerMahan, a local marine technology company. Thames River Innovation Place’s Naval and Maritime Consortium will also be present. There will be networking and refreshments. The event will take place from 4:30 – ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce, CT District Export Council, CTSBDC, Manchester Community College, Stronger International, Women's Business Center, and UCONN (CIBER)   This seminar will help Connecticut firms learn how to prepare, process and navigate export documentation. This workshop will focus on the principal documents required for exports shipments.  It will also include some ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
New London, CT – The Day Publishing Company has announced the upcoming release of a new book, Treasures of Southeastern Connecticut: Our Proud History of Preserving Scenic Woodlands, Farms, the Shoreline and Other Natural Gems. Written and edited by Steve Fagin, The Day’s outdoor recreation columnist, and Dirk Langeveld, the newspaper’s marketing editor, the 144-page, hardcover coffee-table ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum honored Dawn Riley and Oakcliff Sailing of Oyster Bay, New York, with its 2018 America and the Sea Award. The prestigious award recognizes those individuals and organizations whose extraordinary achievements in the world of maritime exploration, competition, scholarship, and design best exemplify the American character. The award was presented at a gala ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
New London, CT – Higher Edge’s 3rd Annual “Dancing for Degrees” fundraiser on November 3rd from 6-10p at Connecticut College’s Crozier-Williams Student Center, 1962 Room, will feature performances by two area professional dancers; Brandon Couloute and Nelson Chalas. Brandon “Lectronic” Couloute has been teaching Hip-Hop & break dancing to students and adults in Connecticut for eight years. His ...read more
Friday, October 05, 2018
   You are cordially invited to hear exciting news aboutNew London’s Growth and Development!Thursday, October 255:00 - 7:00 pmGarde Arts Center • 325 State Street5 - 6:30 pm • Presentations6:30 pm • Cash Bar Reception & NetworkingGuest speakers include:Michael Passero,Mayor, City of New LondonThomas N. Plante,Director of Strategic Planning, General Dynamics Electric BoatMatthew A. Morrissey,Vice ...read more
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Featuring Izaskun Larrañeta Deputy Managing Editor of The Day  “I firmly believe in the power of education. It's the great equalizer. I may lose my job, my earthly possessions, but no one can take away what I learned."  Friday, November 9, 2018  7:30 am: Networking & Full Buffet Breakfast 8:00-9:00 am: Program   Please Note New Location:  Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 625 North Road, Route ...read more
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Co-Sponsored by: Action Public Library, Old Saybrook   SCORE concludes the fall session of its popular business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs with Simple Steps #5: Funding Sources.  The final workshop in the series offers information on how to finance your small business. Anne Driscoll, SCORE SECT’s Workshop Chair, will present and facilitate a panel discussion with ...read more
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Special 10th Anniversary Event Acclaimed Russian Pianist to Perform at La Grua Center Saturday, October 13, at 5 p.m. Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m. Tickets: $25 available online and at the door. Open to the public.   Celebrating 10 Years of Performances In celebration of the tenth anniversary of its signature Music Matters Concert Series, La Grua Center welcomes acclaimed Russian pianist ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Once in a Lifetime  Fundraising Opportunity for Mitchell College: The Music of CREAM 50th Anniversary & World Tour Concert at the Garde Arts Center, Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6pm   Sunshine of Your Love. Strange Brew. Spoonful. One Night Only.   This is a fantastic way to help raise funds to benefit current and coming generations of Mitchell College students -- while also experiencing a ...read more
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Cambridge, MA – Coast Guard sophomore wide receiver Justin Moffatt has won the prestigious New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet, sponsored by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation as he did a little bit of everything and finished with 290 yards of total offense in the Bears 38-35 win over Norwich to retain The Mug. The Gold Helmet is presented to ...read more
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Considering a career as a Security Officer? Space is still available in the non-credit Security Officer Training: Guard Card Certification course that begins Tuesday, October 16. The course is eight-hours long and is required by the state of Connecticut for employment as a security officer. It costs $125 and is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 16-25 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The course is WIOA and ...read more
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
New England Science & Sailing Foundation Returns to Haley Mansion for Gala on November 3rd    Mystic, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announces the organization's Annual Benefit Gala to be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Haley Mansion, at the Inn at Mystic, in Mystic. This year's gala will highlight NESS's award-winning programs as well as honor those who helped ...read more
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Note: the new concert time is 7:30pm, and the pre-concert chats will begin at 6:30pm.  Surround yourself in contrasting rhapsodies as the ECSO begins its 18-19 season! The concert opens with George Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, a lush work full of dance rhythms and drinking songs that recalls the folk music of the composer’s homeland. The evening’s soloist, pianist Svetlana Smolina, makes her ...read more
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Day newspaper and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut are collaborating to present a series of debates among candidates running for state Senate in southeastern Connecticut. With the Senate now split 18-18, the results of the elections in the region could determine control of the chamber. All the hour-long debates will begin at 7 p.m. and are free to the public. They will be live ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
Halloween Theatrical Performance Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum announces the return of its Halloween theatrical production, Nautical Nightmares, beginning October 12. The performance is a dramatic experience that explores ghost tales, legends and unsolved mysteries of days gone by. This year’s show, “Nautical Nightmares: Madness on the Mystic River,” is inspired ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities has started a limited time, pilot rebate program for the acquisition of plug in electric cars (EVPI).  How does it work, you may ask?  The program provides a $2,000 rebate for the first 20 electric vehicle purchases by Groton Utilities and Bozrah Light & Power customers, and a $1,000 rebate for the first 20 electric vehicle leases by Groton Utilities and Bozrah Light ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
You are invited to attend! Titanic Sails Again! The social event of the year.  A costume optional fundraiser to benefit Sails Up 4 Cancer. Saturday, October 13th, 5-10pm on the Seabreeze Estate Lawn, 148, High Street, Mystic, CT All classes welcome. First. Second. Steerage. Crew. Food – Drinks – Live Period Music – Entertainment – Auction Items – Fortune Teller – Rain or shine Tickets: $95 ...read more
Friday, September 28, 2018
More Consumers and Businesses in Southeastern CT to have Access to Comcast’s Advanced Network and Suite of Innovative Products and Services Waterford, CT – Comcast announced it is expanding its network to the Town of Waterford, giving residents and businesses a new choice for TV, internet, voice, home automation and mobile services.   Comcast’s buildout in Waterford will benefit the community’s ...read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018
New Orleans, LA – After a strong showing at the Purple Valley Invitational, the Coast Guard women's cross country team is now ranked eighth in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) New England Region poll. The Bears finished seventh as a team topping Amherst, who was previously ranked eighth in the region, and New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference ...read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Since state taxation continues to grow in complexity, let Bloomberg Tax's network of experts help shed some light on it for you. Bloomberg Tax has pulled together a series of webinars to be held this fall that promises great speakers and great topics. Click below to register for the webinars that interest you. All of them are free, with continuing education credits available. Fall 2018 ...read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018
This workshop will help you understand search engines and show you what gets websites to the top. Marketing & E-Commerce veteran Anne Driscoll, along with internet Strategy Consultant Deborah Norton, will cover the fundamentals of SEO best practices, and how to raise your website’s ranking in the “organic” (or un-paid) search result. Learn what the major search engines – Google and Bing – are ...read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018
New London, CT – All expectant and new parents are invited to a free community baby expo at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Saturday, October 13, from 10 am to 2 pm in Baker Auditorium at the main hospital campus on Montauk Avenue.   The event gives expectant and new parents the opportunity to learn about hospital programs and meet with community resources.   Tours of the hospital’s maternity ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Holiday Light Fantasia is a Hartford tradition and the largest fundraising event Channel 3 Kids Camp presents each year, bringing in over 100,000 visitors and important financial support for year-round programs.  Set up will begin in Goodwin Park in early October and will continue until opening day on November 22, 2018. The light show runs nightly through January 1, 2019.   This event would not ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Co-Sponsored by: Action Public Library, Old Saybrook   SCORE continues its popular business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs with Simple Steps #4: Financial Projections. The fourth workshop in SCORE’s series for start-up entrepreneurs uses hands-on exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. Presenter Walter Shephard is a finance expert who has served as ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
New video provides information and insights for workers new to the Eastern Connecticut region  Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Thames River Innovation Place (TRIP), has announced a new video resource for employers to welcome employees and visitors to our region. The five-minute video highlights the variety of resources and opportunities in ...read more
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Funds Support Restoration of 1921 Fishing Schooner L.A. Dunton and Critical Preservation Work for the Museum’s Rosenfeld Collection of Maritime PhotographyMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum announced it is the recipient of $736,167 in Save America’s Treasures grants to support the restoration of the L.A. Dunton fishing schooner and critical preservation work for the Rosenfeld Collection of ...read more
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Credit Union Announces New Assistant Vice President-Lending and New Call Center ManagerWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of two individuals to accommodate the continuing growth in its business lending and retail banking operations. The Waterford-based credit union said that Dawn Sandvoss has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Business Lending ...read more
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Merchants Association Boosts Awareness  Stonington Borough, CT – The Stonington Borough Merchants Association has introduced a new website at www.StoningtonBoroughCT.com to increase awareness of area attractions to out-of-town visitors and support local businesses.    The group enlisted a Stonington-based design firm, Dessa Lea Productions, to create the site featuring a more contemporary look ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
New London, CT – Higher Edge is pleased to announce it has received a $75,000 grant from The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation to establish “The Higher Edge Scholarship Fund.” The endowment fund will be invested and managed by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and will provide financial assistance to Higher Edge students attending qualified educational institutions. “We are grateful ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
Here are the details: Book a minimum of 13 guest rooms per night and receive a 13% commission on group rooms. Your group will also receive up to Two VIP Suite Upgrades at the group rate. And there’s more! Choose either a Group Fitness Class or Group Yoga Class with our compliments.  Minimum of 13 guestrooms per night, Sunday-Thursday, now through December 31, 2019 based on availability (new ...read more
Friday, September 21, 2018
Coach Kevin Ollie, inspired by athletes with disabilities, opened his fifth Kevin’s Kourt at Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, Conn., a camp designed for children with and without special needs. The opening included a special ceremonial Net Raising with Coach Ollie, campers from Channel 3 Kids Camp, Ryan Martin Foundation & Hospital for Special Care Junior Wheelchair Basketball program, Denise ...read more
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant, for the third year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, formerly WorkplaceDynamics, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Nancy D. (Seely) Butler, CFP®, CDFA™, CLTC, national professional motivational speaker and award-winning author will be the morning speaker for “The Well Healed Women”, a one-day conference presented by Lawrence and Memorial Hospital and designed especially for women. Each year 400 – 500 women attend this event that is sure to inspire, humor and broaden horizons.   Nancy’s topic “Living life to ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
This advanced, hands-on workshop provides a comparison between QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions. We will set up a QuickBooks Desktop company from scratch, reviewing the setup preferences and decisions along the way. If time permits, we will also view preferences for a QuickBooks Online company to help those users understand their options as well. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
For parents nationwide, the routine "IEP" meetings to discuss their children's Individualized Education Programs (IEP) can often seem overwhelming and confusing. To aid in better understanding, Niantic, CT-based Piehler Heikkinen & Gerboth LLC is pleased to present a free seminar on "Reading An IEP" with guest educator Robin Slane. Slane, a special education teacher in the Montville Public ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
New London, CT – The 2019 men's lacrosse season is fast approaching which means it is time for the fourth annual Coast Guard Men's Lacrosse "Fall Fest". In conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, on October 14th the Bears will close out the celebration and their fall season with games against Division II Franklin Pierce University and Western New England. Schedule: 10:00               Coast Guard ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by Sandra Jeknavorian, Professor of Art and the Program Coordinator of Visual Fine Arts at Three Rivers Community College. “Hopes for the Past, Memories of the Future” is a series of drawings done in pastels and charcoal on Stonehenge paper and will run from Monday, October 8 through Friday, November 23 in The ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
There were over 1,000 opioid overdose deaths in the state of Connecticut last year, 82 in New London County alone.  “I think with this epidemic, no matter where you’re at, what community you’re in, it can happen.  I think it’s going to become more common place,” said Norwich city zoning enforcement officer Richard Shuck.  Outreach efforts, access to treatment services, and stigma are just some ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
  UCFS is proud to announce the award of two grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, aimed at tackling the opioid crisis.  Expanding Access to Quality Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD-MH) award. We were awarded $289,250 in funding which will be used to expand access to our Medication Assisted Treatment ...read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum will host “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience,” an eight-week public program featuring documentary film screenings, scholar-led discussions, and related activities designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. The series begins October 4 ...read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
This workshop will help you understand search engines and show you what gets websites to the top. We will cover the fundamentals of SEO best practices, and how to raise your website’s ranking in the “organic” (or un-paid) search result. Learn what the major search engines – Google and Bing – are looking for to gain higher placement and top indexing for your website.  Sponsored by Guilford Savings ...read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
UCFS is seeking bids for snow removal services for the following UCFS locations: Plainfield, 120-122 Plainfield Road, Moosup and Griswold, 226 East Main Street, Griswold.  Request for proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Pamela Allen Kinder, Vice President Business Development, pkinder@ucfs.org or 822-4146. A mandatory walk thru will take place on Tuesday, September 25th at 8 am at the ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Lofts at Ponemah Mills is set to hold an official ribbon cutting ceremony on September 21, 2018 at 1 PM, celebrating the completion of the first phase of apartment homes at the historic mill, located at 607 Norwich Avenue, Taftville, CT. The ceremony commemorates the opening of 116 residential rental units, including 60% affordable and 40% market rate. When complete, the entire ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Aquarium is once again partnering with other community organizations to empower locals to help cleanup Mystic. The third annual Mystic-Wide Clean-Up, a town-wide, large-scale debris removal event, is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.   “Our goal is to remove more than 500 lbs. of debris from over 10 miles of riverside property in Mystic,” said ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
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 ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
New London, CT – Long-time Assistant Coach Greg Ahnrud has been named interim head coach for both the men's and women's cross country team for the 2018 season. Ahnrud takes over for Ethan Brown who will be out this season on paternity leave and will return for the indoor track & field season. "When we brought Coach Ahnrud on board in 2012, he helped establish a sound training program that was ...read more
Friday, September 14, 2018
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum opens the 39th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Saturday, September 29.   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 ...read more
Friday, September 14, 2018
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Friday, September 14, 2018
Steve Benjamin: A Lifetime Of Sailing Around the World   Join New England Science & Sailing Foundation for an evening with 2015's Rolex US Yachtsman of the Year and Olympic Silver medalist, Steve "Benj" Benjamin. Benj has competed at the highest level in international sailing competitions and will share his experiences and life lessons from his journey.   Benj has spent the past five decades ...read more
Friday, September 14, 2018
Stonington, CT – Project Oceanology and the New England Science & Sailing (NESS) invite teachers in grades 4-12 for a free, 2-day professional development program and that will focus on the science of the Long Island Sound with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards). The program will last from 2:00pm on Friday, October 19 to 2:00pm on Saturday, ...read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Richard S. Cody, an eastern Connecticut attorney with extensive experience handling matters in the municipal, land use & zoning, environmental and corporate arenas has joined Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law in the firm’s New London office. Attorney Cody originally worked at Suisman Shapiro from 1987-1992 and now returns as a very seasoned lawyer. He currently serves as the town attorney for ...read more
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Thursday, September 13, 2018
The ordinary summer day of a college athlete would probably consist of sleeping late, getting in a workout, and heading to the beach with some friends. At the Coast Guard Academy however, summer is a busy time for cadets and this summer for senior Bryce Schroeder, a member of the men's basketball team, was anything but ordinary. Schroeder and three of his classmates spent eight weeks in the ...read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Looking for a higher rate certificate? Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has you covered! Earn 2.30% APY on a 7-Month Certificate* Earn 2.00% APY on a 20-Month Certificate** Visit any of our conveniently located branches or contact our Call Center at 860.446.8085 to open your new certificate today! *(APY = Annual Percentage Yield). This APY is effective September 10, 2018 and requires ...read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Co-Sponsored by: Action Public Library, Old Saybrook   SCORE continues its popular business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs with Simple Steps #3: Marketing Your Business. The third workshop in SCORE’s series for start-up entrepreneurs provides an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize customer reach. Registration is required. ...read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Mystic, CT – Advantage Personal Training has expanded its facility in Mystic to better meet the needs of its growing clientele.   The new addition will be celebrated on Friday, September 28 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Advantage Personal Training, 2906 Gold Star Highway, Mystic. Join owner Greg Drab and his team to celebrate the expansion! There will be food, and friends are encouraged to bring a ...read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Request access to a podcast training series We’re adding new episodes regularly to Jumpstart, our new podcast series that examines the detailed effects of tax reform. Register for access today so you can listen to our latest episodes. Current episodes cover topics such as depreciation, charitable contributions, and deferred compensation, and more episodes will be added over the next several weeks. ...read more
Monday, September 10, 2018
Waterford broadcaster and TV and Radio producer is seeking local Eastern Connecticut companies to sponsor a new online TV show aimed at helping reduce crime in Eastern Connecticut, with help from the regions police departments. CrimeWATCH Connecticut will initially be a once a month review of on going situations in Eastern Connecticut where the police need the public's help. The show will also ...read more
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Friday, September 07, 2018
Museum Announces Extended Run for Science, Myth, and Mystery: The Vinland Map Saga Exhibition through October 31  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum will host a symposium on the latest research and scholarship concerning the controversial Vinland Map. “The Vinland Map Rediscovered: New Research on the Forgery and its Historical Context” will take place on September 21 in the Masin Room of the ...read more
Friday, September 07, 2018
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation will be accepting applications for the fall grant cycle through the Foundation’s online application portal until Friday, September 21, 2018. Local and regional charitable organizations in the areas of Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services, Housing, and Youth Recreation and Activities, ...read more
Friday, September 07, 2018
Groton, CT – In order to assist individuals and families in switching to a better banking experience, Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to introduce a new Switch Hotline, which will provide prospective customers the convenience of switching to Chelsea Groton Bank over the phone, during and after hours, by calling 860-448-4195 (Monday – Friday: 8am – 7pm, Saturday: 9am – 1pm).   “More people may ...read more
Friday, September 07, 2018
Thursday, September 06, 2018
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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Schroeher Named Women's Lacrosse Assistant Coach    New London, CT – The Coast Guard Athletic Department announces the hiring of Kayla Schroeher as the women's lacrosse assistant coach for the 2019 season. Schroeher joins the Bears after playing four years at Springfield College where she helped the Pride to four straight NEWMAC Championship games and two NCAA appearances including the ...read more
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. $5 Suggested Donation Native Americans in SE New England, with Jason Mancini Beyond Reservation: Indian Survival in Southern New England There are roughly nine million acres of land in southern New England. The process of colonization by Europeans was so rapid and thorough that by the American Revolution, Indians in this region collectively possessed less ...read more
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
SEPTEMBER 25, TUESDAY   National Voter Registration Day   The League of Women Voters of Southeastern CT will be at three area libraries (Groton, New London and Norwich) to help people register to vote or to update their voter registration if they have moved or changed their names.  Register, check your registration online, or just come and say, hello.  Don't forget to Vote, November ...read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces the opening of TONGUE IN CHEECK exhibit. The exhibition, which is sponsored by the Edward and Mary Lord Foundation, will be on view in the MMoA galleries September 28th – November 10th, from 11am to 4pm on weekdays and 11pm to 5pm on weekends.   TONGUE IN CHEEK is a solo exhibition of the work of Bryan Gorneau, an award-winning sculptor and ...read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Co-Sponsored by: Action Public Library, Old Saybrook SCORE continues its popular business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs with Simple Steps #2: Business Concept.  The second workshop in SCORE’s series for start-up entrepreneurs focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. Registration is required. ...read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
2015's Rolex US Yachtsman of the Year/Olympian Steve Benjamin Comes to Stonington   Stonington, CT – Join New England Science & Sailing Foundation for an evening with 2015's Rolex US Yachtsman of the Year and Olympic Silver medalist, Steve "Benj" Benjamin. Benj has competed at the highest level in international sailing competitions and will share his experiences and life lessons from his ...read more
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
UCFS is requesting bids to rebuild the front brick/slate steps for our Shelering Arms building located at 165 McKinley Avenue, Norwich.  Submittal date is September 21st. For a copy of the RFP, please contact Janis Davis at jdavis@ucfs.org. 
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
This article was originally published by The Day Publishing Company on September 3, 2018. New London, CT – John Johnson, chairman of the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival, still displays a proclamation Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed in 2013, recognizing the second week of September as “Connecticut’s Annual Maritime History and Heritage Week.” “It’s like a charter,” Johnson said of the ...read more
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Opera Company returns to its Westerly, RI roots with a special Opera in the Round production  Westerly, RI – Salt Marsh Opera returns to the George Kent Performance Hall with a unique presentation of the world’s most popular opera Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 pm. This one-night only “Opera in the Round” unfolds around audience members, providing a unique experience of Puccini’s masterpiece ...read more
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Registration is open for the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling’s 15th Annual Conference, which will be held on October 23, 2018 at the Hilton Mystic. This year we’re excited to feature Spencer Christian as our keynote speaker! Best known as the former weather forecaster for ABC’s Good Morning America, Spencer recently authored a book entitled, "You Bet Your Life,” in which he details his ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Cost and price are independent, yet together they determine your business success and profit. Pricing to be competitive and being profitable are not mutually exclusive. This workshop with SCORE mentor Eric Munro explores how to develop costs and prices, separately, and avoid common pitfalls such as underestimating real costs, mixing your pricing message and trying to be the lowest price ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
This article was originally published by The Day Publishing Company on September 3, 2018 by Erica Moser, Staff Writer. Business owners who work out of a home office or otherwise run a one-person show sometimes have issues that those with employees might not face. And David Turner, who provides environmental assessments and consulting through his company Turner Environmental LLC, is looking to ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Help Us Give Back We know that Labor Day is about the working people of America, however, we would like to use our hard earned dollars to give back to the men and women who have given us so much -- our Veterans!  As a token of our appreciation, we're offering a way for our Client's to help us give back.  For every closed job with a value of $1,500 or more from now until September 30, 2018, ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Groton-New London Airport and the surrounding commercial district are a key economic engine for Groton. In particular, the Airport Business Park is seeing more activity than it has in years. Groton-New London Airport is on a growth trajectory with the development of a 40-room hotel and accompanying restaurant in the planning stages. In addition, multiple properties surrounding the airport on ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Groton, CT – In time for Labor Day, Chelsea Groton is pleased to announce a special 1% down payment home financing product, the Community Heroes Homeownership Program, for civic-minded men and women who serve our communities as full-time emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters, paramedics, police officers and teachers (K-12).   The Community Heroes Homeownership Program will allow ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Stonington, CT – Stonington Natural Health Center is pleased to announce two additions to their staff: Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT) Rene Brinson and Tracy Rosiene.  Rene specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports, and Hot Stone Massage. Tracy practices Swedish massage and fills her therapy with Reiki and healing energy to promote total relaxation. She specializes in caring touch and massage therapy ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) is currently seeking singers for their 2018-2019 season. The ECSC offers singers a unique opportunity to join a musical enterprise of symphonic proportion in southeastern Connecticut. Individuals selected for a position in the chorus will have the opportunity to perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Stabat Mater on November 17, 2018 and Mozart’s Mass in C Major on ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Norwich, CT – A pop-up makerspace has taken over The Gallery at Three Rivers for the month of September. The makerspace, which was installed in the last weeks of August, holds fifty pounds of white Legos, two-thousand KEVA Planks, and a visual arts station for innovation. The intent of the makerspace is to promote active learning, team building, and multidisciplinary approaches to inquiry and ...read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Please join us on October 26th from 9-11:15th for our annual NT Career Fair.  This is a great opportunity for employers to connect with students regarding possible job opportunities, work-based learning/internship positions, and to discuss career pathways.  Norwich Technical High School is dedicated to career and technical education in the following 12 trade areas:    Automotive Technology  ...read more
Thursday, August 30, 2018
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Co-Sponsored by: Action Public Library, Old Saybrook   SCORE kicks off its popular business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs with Simple Steps #1: Start-Up Basics. This introductory workshop in the five-workshop series focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. “Start-up Basics” provides participants ...read more
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Ignite announces one-day exploration of marine technology for students in 7th to 10th grades at Project Oceanology Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, is pleased to announce the area’s first Marine Makerfaire, an exploration of marine technology for students in grades 7 through 10. The full-day program will take place on Saturday, September 29th from 9 am - 4 pm at ...read more
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
 Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, CohnReznick and the Connecticut District Export Council. Today, nexus (i.e., when a taxpayer is required to file a state and local tax return) is the biggest state tax risk facing most multi-state businesses. This is especially true in light of the recent US Supreme Court decision in Wayfair (decided June 21, 2018), which is the most significant state ...read more
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank   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 presenter Elizabeth ...read more
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? With Economic Development Specialist Lisa Powell of the Small Business Administration, you will learn the importance of both, what they are used for, what information they should contain, and what they say about your business.   Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 ...read more
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
There will be lots to learn and lots to do at the Avery-Copp House Museum this Fall! Options for all ages, including forensic evidence, pirates, ghosts, and holiday celebrations.  Some programs fill up quickly, so make your reservations now.CSI: Connecticut Style Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7 pm  |  Italian-American Citizen Club, Groton CT    Enjoy wine and desserts while solving crimes with ...read more
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT recently organized a meeting of regional home-based business owners at an inaugural “SOHO” (Small Office / Home Office) Open Forum at the Chamber’s office in Waterford. The purpose of the gathering was to solicit input from home-based business owners, identify their needs, and determine how the Chamber’s programming could be amended to best serve ...read more
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Three Rives College Foundation will host the 21st Annual Three Rivers College Foundation Golf Classic on Monday, September 17, 2018.  The tournament will be held at Fox Hopyard in East Haddam, Connecticut and includes a luncheon, an 18-hole scramble, door prizes, and a reception after the tournament. Registration begins at 11 a.m., lunch is at 11:30 a.m. and tee-off is at 12:30 ...read more
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Dr. Patel treats general orthopedic conditions & specializes in treating disorders of the knee, hip, & shoulder, including replacements when necessary. He is Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, & Cartilage Restoraton. He is committed to getting his patients back to work & activity as quickly as possible. He is on staff at William Backus Hospital in Norwich. Dr. Patel is ...read more
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Monday, August 27, 2018
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park has been awarded “Best Historical Attraction” in the state by CT Magazine.   The Park is a collection of national and historic sites along two shores of the Thames River linked by a water taxi that tell the stories that shaped our nation and our region during the past 400 years.   “We are thrilled that such a well-respected and well-read ...read more
Monday, August 27, 2018
With the right steps, you can harness Google Ads (formerly Google Adwords) to help get qualified visitors to your website and help grow your business. In this workshop with Internet Marketing Consultant Deborah Norton, you will learn the key elements that go into creating campaigns, ad groups, targeting, and keyword research to write compelling ads. Sponsored by Essex Savings ...read more
Monday, August 27, 2018
Mystic, CT – Animal care professionals at Mystic Aquarium have the honor and privilege of caring for multiple species that appear on both the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species™ as well as the Federal Endangered Species List including the endangered Panamanian golden frog, African penguin and green and loggerhead sea turtles. Recently proposed rule ...read more
Monday, August 27, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Athletic Department announces the hiring of Emily O'Donnell as the women's basketball assistant coach for the 2018-19 season. O'Donnell joins a team that earned an appearence in the NEWMAC tournament for the sixth straight year after completing the 2017-18 season with a 13-13 record. O'Donell spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant coach for the ...read more
Friday, August 24, 2018
The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival is an annual celebration promoting the State of Connecticut’s maritime heritage and spirit of innovation in conjunction with Connecticut Maritime Heritage Week. The Festival will attract more than 60,000 visitors this year to the historic Port of New London waterfront including individuals and families who experience unique tours aboard a fleet of ...read more
Friday, August 24, 2018
Are you bilingual and would like to put your skills to work? Join us for a Free 2 hours  Workshop offered by "The Protocols of Professional Interpreting Practice"Basic industry requirements: Excellent Language Proficiency (oral and written) Flexible Schedule Reliable Transportation to attend in-Person assignments Smart Phone w/Internet Service Excellent Computer skills Access to a ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
Nonprofit Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day  Westerly, RI – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), Westerly Recreation Department, and North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announce the seventh annual "Catch a Curl" Youth Surf Competition. The event will be held at the Westerly Town Beach (365 Atlantic Avenue) in Rhode Island on Saturday, ...read more
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Henry Named Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach​New London, CT – The Coast Guard Athletic Department announces the hiring of Allie Henry as the women's volleyball assistant coach for the 2018 season. Henry joins a team that posted its ninth straight winning season with a record of 16-14 and 5-5 in the NEWMAC and their 17 straight season of a .500 record or better in conference play. A 2014 ...read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Berlin, CT – Yale Locks & Hardware today announced that smart locks from its Assure Lock® line can now be connected to Comcast’s Xfinity Home service, its home security and home automation solution, when purchased with a Yale Zigbee Network Module.   “We’re delighted to partner with Xfinity Home and have our Assure Lock line play a critical role securing front doors across the country,” said ...read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Co-Sponsored by Acton Public Library, Old SaybrookDates: Wednesdays, Sept. 26 & Oct. 3, 10, 24 & 31Time : 5:30 – 7:30 PMLocation: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475Learn more and register: https://sect.score.org/simple-steps-starting-your-business                  Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE (sect.score.org), Mentors to America’s Small Businesses, brings back its ...read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Waterford, CT – The Jack O’Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race, sponsored by The Arc New London County, will be held this year on Sunday October 7 at Camp Harkness in Waterford. The SNERRO-timed race offers prizes to top finishers as well as a family fun run/walk/roll. All proceeds benefit programs that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in southeastern ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Jennifer Granger, President & CEO of United Community and Family Services (UCFS) has been appointed by Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz to the Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council (MAPOC).  Ms. Granger’s extensive background and career experience in public health will make her a strong contributor to this vital council,” said Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Summer is the best time for get-togethers with family and friends. So, if it’s your turn to host…don’t miss out on energy savings opportunities that are as close as your deck or backyard.   Give your oven a break and fire up the grill – Your oven uses more energy and heats up the kitchen, which means the A/C will be working overtime. Have a cookout to help cut your energy costs – and keep your ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
At TapSnap, we participate in a wide range of events - over 10,000 events per year! From intimate weddings with the bride, groom, and their closest friends and family, to large multi-day corporate events with hundreds, or even thousands of guests in attendance. Big or small, we've seen them all.  One event type that is particularly rewarding for us, are those events that are not only fun, but ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Time:  5:00PM – 6:30PM ETLocation: Webster Bank, 130 Westbrook Road, Essex, CT 06426  Reserve your seat: REGISTER ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Groton, CT – As part of Chelsea Groton’s continued commitment to helping all customers achieve their goals, the Bank is proud to now offer phone interpreter services through LanguageLine Solutions®.    “New London County is an incredibly culturally-diverse community,” shared Lori Dufficy, EVP, Director of Sales and Service at Chelsea Groton Bank. “Offering customers and prospects the opportunity ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Following a recent search for a new director, the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) has appointed Wendy K. Moy as its Director. Ms. Moy succeeds past ECSC Director Mark Singleton, who led the Chorus for nearly 20 years, and heralded in a period of growth and artistic vibrancy. ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada, was quoted as saying “Mark Singleton has created a chorus that any ...read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Mystic, CT – Over 50 women in science met with Mystic Aquarium guests as part of the fourth Annual Women in Science Day. Scientists, researchers and animal care professionals as well as women of achievement from the local scientific community showcased the amazing work they do in the name of science.    “The goal is to allow children of all ages to talk to our scientists and explore different ...read more
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Two lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. John A. Collins III was selected in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation and Robert B. Keville in the area of Workers' Compensation Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the ...read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
East Haddam, CT – Connecticut-based digital agency, Julia Balfour, LLC, is proud to announce its inclusion in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This recognition comes just seven years after Julia Balfour, Founder and CEO of Julia Balfour, LLC, established the company in her backyard. Balfour’s dream was to inspire clients to see potential in their ...read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi is offering another evening of $5 round trip rides this Sunday, August 19th, from 6 pm until the last boat leaves City Pier to Thames River Landing in Groton at 8:40 pm.   “The Five After Six promotion to encourage more riders to use the water taxi to enjoy dinner and evening activities in downtown New London was an overwhelming success ...read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Please join us for the Good Neighbor Gala, September 7, 2018 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa. Tickets are $100.00 per person. 6:00 p.m.: Cocktails and Silent Auction 7:00 p.m.: Dinner and Awards   Honoring our 2018 Good Neighbors: The Blue Monday Concert Series CommitteeReverend Joshua McClureZachry Nuclear Engineering   Sponsorship Opportunities and tickets available at ...read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Members of The Arc New London County’s Employment Transition Center continue to expand their job skills—this week receiving customer service training while taking on The Resident’s downtown New London delivery route. Publisher Alexis Ann reached out to The Arc NLC last month to support vocational training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the region.  The ...read more
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Mystic, CT – Allison D. Tuttle, DVM, Diplomate ACZM and Vice President of Biological Programs at Mystic Aquarium is headed to Taiwan as a Fulbright Specialist to assist the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Tuttle will provide professional consultation as the organization looks to enhance its veterinary and husbandry programming.  Board certified in zoological medicine, Tuttle will ...read more
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Groton, CT – Jennifer Pensa recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Senior Vice President, Director of Operations.  In this role, Jenn will be responsible for overseeing many departments at the Bank, including Business Intelligence, Deposit Operations, Direct Banking/E-Commerce, Facilities, Purchasing, Security and Technology Services.    “Jenn is a dynamic leader with proven experience for each ...read more
Monday, August 13, 2018
Day One: Football Opens 2018 Training CampNew London, CT – The Coast Guard Football team opened up 2018 yesterday with the first day of practice. The New London Day reporter Vickie Fulkerson was on hand to cover the team's first day and catch up with the Bears as they head into their 95th season. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY 
Friday, August 10, 2018
Celebrate Diversity: A Norwich Rotary Multicultural EventTitle Sponsor, $1,500+:    Logo recognition on posters, flyers, banner at the event (depending on date of commitment), largest type of paid sponsors. Mentioned in any press releases.Name included prominently on website links, email blasts, social mediaYour signage at event, if you chooseYour table display at event, if you chooseProgram ...read more
Friday, August 10, 2018
If you are a current or former SCORE client, workshop attendee or volunteer, please join us for food, fun and networking at the award-winning Tony D's Restaurant in New London. This engaging, informative networking event will feature a talk by author Sarah Kessler about the trend of disappearing full-time jobs being replaced by 'gigs', and what that means for businesses large and small. As a ...read more
Friday, August 10, 2018
Groton, CT – The sounds of the band, Souls on Fire, will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2018 on Friday (August 17, 2018) at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Park in the City of Groton. All concerts are free. Souls on Fire is a 10-piece, soulful 1970’s band, featuring music from Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, Tower of Power, Motown and lots more. Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks ...read more
Thursday, August 09, 2018
The IRS has issued a new 2018 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. ALL employers, regardless of size are required to fill one out for each new employee.http://mylaborlawalerts.com/mn.asp?TLM=12&State=&ItemId=-1999996520&ItemType=F&PG=Fed&C=11685&P=2779213&T=3&S=22608&D=8&State=CT&L=248-23Z&M=EMT1PS&utm_source=248-23Z&utm_medium=EMT1PS In addition, all employers are required to ...read more
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is pleased to announce that on Thursday August 2nd, the community-based hospice organization honored Volunteers who have given 20 years or more of compassionate care and service.  The organization held a “garden party” to celebrate the wonderful work that these trained Volunteers offer to patients and families.  These special Volunteers freely give of their ...read more
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of James Ilch to Corporate Officer and Branch Manager of the bank’s Montville branch office. Ilch joined the Dime Bank team in 2017 as a Universal Banker.     Ilch brings over a decade of banking management experience to Dime. Prior to joining Dime, he served as an Assistant Branch Manager at Citizen’s Bank at several locations in the ...read more
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule that increased the civil penalty amounts that may be imposed on employers under various federal laws. Employers should become familiar with the new penalty amounts and review their safety practices, benefit plan and pay procedures to confirm they are in compliance with federal ...read more
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Norwich, CT – Karen Galbo, VP, Executive Director of People’s United Community Foundation, and members of People’s United Bank presented Edward Tessman, Executive Director, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, with a check for a grant to help Hurricane Maria refugees living in Eastern CT. with a Job Readiness Program. This program will help those who relocated to Eastern Connect with the skills ...read more
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Groton, CT – Martin Cloudas is the recipient of the 2018 Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award for his many years of “Giving Back to the Community.”  The award was presented for the fifteenth time at the annual City of Groton Day celebration on August 3. Groton Utilities presented a check for $1,000 to the Aluminum Falcon Robotics in his honor. The charitable donation from Groton Utilities ...read more
Monday, August 06, 2018
Give Kids the Tools to Succeed this School Year! Help TVCCA’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program by donating new school supplies. Donate some of these items needed for the 2018 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 ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
On his hit new TV show, 24 Hours to Hell and Back, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay invited TapSnap to be a part of the grand reopening of the restaurant Fetch Bistro to add an element of fun and help create a buzz around town.  See Gordon having fun with TapSnap at the 40 minute mark: 24 Hours to Hell and Back Thinking of adding a photo booth to your upcoming event? Remember that TapSnap is ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
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Friday, August 03, 2018
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces the opening of MYSTICAL INTERACTIONS next week. The exhibition, which is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank, will be on view in the MMoA galleries August 3rd – September 22nd, from 11am to 4pm on weekdays and 11pm to 5pm on weekends. MYSTICAL INTERACTIONS is a solo exhibition of acrylic abstract paintings by Sunil Howlader, the first prize winner of last year’s ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
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Friday, August 03, 2018
What The community is welcome to experience Mohegan culture at Fort Shantok in Uncasville CT on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018.  When/where Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:00am to 7:00pm each day (Grand entry at noon each day) Fort Shantok, Uncasville, CT (on the Mohegan Reservation)  In detail: The public is invited to join the Mohegan Tribe at their ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
Survival Systems USA is offering a leadership and team development experience to help you build self-confidence, overcome personal adversity, and take spontaneous leadership roles. Step out of your comfort zone and work through a variety of tasks to achieve a common goal. Groups and individuals often perform above their expectations in this environment, which translates to increased confidence in ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
July marked The Commons' 2-year anniversary and we are celebrating its success! We have reached some major milestones: 97% Occupancy (leased space)Resident companies generated over $89M in investment, grants and revenue30 new FTE’s and 7 college interns50+ people employed by 20 companiesOver 2000 people attended business building programming and networking events300 students participated in STEM ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
As I write, I’m feeling the dog days of August, a phrase that comes from the sultry weather associated with Sirius, the Dog Star, which usually rises with the sun during the hottest days of summer. Happily, respite can be found on a few select evenings this month here at La Grua Center.  Create the Vote: The above image shows WTNH-TV’s Ann Nyberg moderating a forum with five gubernatorial ...read more
Friday, August 03, 2018
Stonington, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is hosting their first ever Fishing Tourney on Saturday, August 11. This fishing tournament is a catch and release tournament except for Porgies. Each participant can bring 1 Porgy back to NESS for an official measurement. All other fish will be measured on the water, photographed for proof, and released! While everyone is ...read more
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Spartanburg, SC – Coast Guard head strength & conditioning coach Shaakira Hassell enters her second week of working with the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Earliers this summer, Hassell was selected for the Bill Walsh Minority and Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Carolina Panthers. The NFL Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship is proud to celebrate 30 years of ...read more
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
New London, CT – The Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi is offering $5 round trip rides this Sunday only, August 5th, from 6 pm until the last boat leaves City Pier to Thames River Landing in Groton at 9:20 pm.   This Five After Six promotion is to encourage more riders to use the water taxi to enjoy dinner and evening activities in downtown New London. “Although our ridership is up ...read more
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
This article originally appeared in the Hartford Business Journal on July 30, 2018. When Tony Sheridan immigrated to New London from County Meath, Ireland back in 1964, one of his first jobs was as a plumber. His reasoning, he says, was simple. "We had no plumbing at our house in Ireland," Sheridan said. "That was one of the things we always wished for … but where I grew up in Ireland, you've ...read more
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Groton, CT – Jay McGuinness, of Wallingford, CT, recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer – Glastonbury.  He will be based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury, and will work to develop commercial loan and commercial mortgage relationships with centers of influence in the Greater Hartford and Greater New Haven market areas.   “With over 30 years of ...read more
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Reliance Health is now offering Youth Mental Health First Aid. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.The course introduces common ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of Connecticut Magazine. As we head into summer’s home stretch, here are outdoor festivals around the state to take you through the dog days and into the Labor Day weekend. All information is subject to change. Check with event coordinators for more details, rain dates and other up-to-date information. If you have additions or ...read more
Friday, July 27, 2018
AADITI, Inc. Group Participates in Volunteer Clean-Up Session at McCook Beach Following “Celebrate East Lyme” FestivitiesEast Lyme, CT – On Sunday, July 22, 2018, members of the AADITI, Inc. group (Academy of Arts, Dance and Traditions of India) participated in a volunteer clean-up session at East Lyme’s McCook Beach. AADITI is a local Indian dance and artistry group that celebrates ...read more
Friday, July 27, 2018
New London, CT – Farm to Pier Dinner will be returning to Custom House Pier in New London on Wednesday, August 15 (rain date August 16). The beloved event is a twist on other farm to table events in the region. Fresh produce, meat, and fish will be accompanied by locally supplied beverages and served at long tables under the stars. Originally dreamed up by Barbara Neff, executive director of the ...read more
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
If you are a current or former SCORE client, workshop attendee or volunteer, please join us for food, fun and networking at one of newest hot spots in New London, RD86 Space. This engaging, informative networking event will feature a talk by author Sarah Kessler about the trend of disappearing full-time jobs being replaced by 'gigs', and what that means for businesses large and small. As a ...read more
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy will add five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 11th at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet held in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall as part of Homecoming Weekend. The Class of 2011 has a pair of honorees in Carl Luxhoj (track and field) and Amanda (Frederick) Mountour (softball) as well as swimmer Richard Howes ('95), ...read more
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 19 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.   “The Foundation is committed to giving back to our ...read more
Monday, July 23, 2018
New London, CT – Shaakira Hassell, the Coast Guard Academy head strength and conditioning coach, has been selected for the Bill Walsh Minority and Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Carolina Panthers. The NFL Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship is proud to celebrate 30 years of helping outstanding coaches gain exposure to NFL training camps and offseason workout programs. The Bill Walsh ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
UCFS is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Palmer Davies Leadership Award. The award was created in 2006 to recognize 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.  This years recipient ...read more
Monday, July 23, 2018
Groton, CT – The band 9Teen is up next at Concerts in the Park 2018.   Start your mid-summer, super weekend with a big, musical bang on Friday (July 27) 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 ...read more
Friday, July 20, 2018
Washington – The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today kicked off a summertime security awareness campaign for tax professionals with a new, expanded guide providing critical steps to protect client data and highlighting available resources.   The new effort by the IRS, state tax agencies and the nation's private-sector tax industry follows continued security threats to ...read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Groton, CT – Richard Kent, Jr. will serve as president of the Groton Rotary Club for the 2018-19 Rotary year.  He succeeds Gary Weale. Rotary District 7980 Governor Larry Gardner was present to swear in all Club officers, board members and foundation members.  The event was held at a special dinner meeting held at the Shennecossett Yacht Club. Other installed officers are: Frank Winkler, ...read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Waterford, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE is providing free weekly mentoring in Waterford to start-ups and existing small businesses. SCORE counselors are available every Tuesday of the month at the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, 914 Hartford Turnpike.   "We really enjoy the opportunity to meet with and help people who want to start up or are running a small ...read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Norwich, CT – Interested in a career in the health field? Three Rivers Community College will hold two information sessions for Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, A.S., its newest credit degree program, on Thursday, July 26 at 10-11 a.m. and again at 6:30–7:30 p.m. in room B127.   Certified Clinical Medical Assistants play a vital role in today’s healthcare field. They assist physicians, ...read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has been named the “Best In State” credit union for all of Connecticut in the first-ever Forbes Media nationwide survey of the best financial institutions. Charter Oak received the top honor based on a number of criteria, including overall recommendations and satisfaction, as well as trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services ...read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
Nation’s Largest Wireless Retail Franchise to Help Host 6th Annual Event at Locations Nationwide Wireless Zone, the nation’s largest wireless retail franchise offering exclusive Verizon products and services, is partnering with The Cellular Connection (TCC) and Culture of Good to donate backpacks full of school supplies to children in need across Eastern CT through the brand’s Sixth annual School ...read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
Groton, CT – BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Chelsea Groton Bank has once again secured its highest, 5-star rating. A 5-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. By earning and sustaining this top 5-star rating for 97 consecutive quarters, Chelsea Groton Bank has also procured a ...read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
Groton, CT – The Jay Dempsey Band featuring country music at its best will be featured at the 2018 Concerts in the Park season, on Friday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton. Jay's country band features some seasoned players from "Highway Call" & "High Times." Returning to the lineup are veterans Jim Pavelski on drums, Don Hemmer on pedal steel, electric guitar, Chuck ...read more
Friday, July 13, 2018
Three Rivers Community College is holding an open house for its newest non-credit program: Dental Assisting. At the open house the instructor will give a presentation on the Dental Assisting program as well as answer any questions. The event will be held on Wednesday, July 18 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in room B120. Call 860-215-9028 to RSVP. The Dental Assisting program is composed of two courses. ...read more
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $189,585 in grants to 67 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 $2.8 million in total grants to the ...read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Australian born contemporary artist Judy Cotton. In an environment impacted by global warming, Cotton creates artwork with a focus on water, glaciers, melting ice, and insect life, offering a meditation on the natural world and the forces that threaten its balance. Hidden Water: Paintings ...read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
On Saturday, September 8, Channel 3 Kids Camp will hold a new and exciting fundraiser called Fun by the Fire. This a unique, adult-only celebration will be presented by Highland Park Market. The event will take place at Channel 3 Kids Camp, 73 Times Farm Road, Andover, CT. The evening will feature food and drinks from some of Connecticut’s top chefs and restaurants.  Beginning at 6:00 p.m., ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County received $25,525 from the Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority at its Nonprofit Grant Awards Presentation on June 27th in Hartford. The grant, which will fund exterior masonry repairs and the installation of a new ADA-compliant entrance door at its main offices on Sachem Street in Norwich, was part of $1,048,238 that CHEFA’s Board of ...read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Putnam, CT – Sonoco Protective Solutions is North America’s leading provider of protective packaging, components, and material handling solutions. When Plant Manager Reid Chamberlin set out on a five-year plan to upgrade Sonoco’s 50-year-old Putnam facility, energy efficiency played a key role.   “I knew we had to get the building weathertight again and upgrade several key pieces of equipment,” ...read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Norwich  ̶  Three Rivers Community College is pleased to release the Spring 2018 Dean’s List for publication. Students earn their place on the Dean’s List by receiving a 3.4 or higher grade point average based on a minimum of 12 credit hours.   Alexander G. Pike Amston CT Charles E. Straut Amston CT Noah A. Carr Baltic CT Quentin L. Carr Baltic CT Rebecca M. ...read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum will hold its annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29.   The event showcases high-quality antique vessels, including cruisers, sailboats, and runabouts. The classic vessels will create a colorful gathering along the Museum’s waterfront. Visitors are invited to see the displayed vessels Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
Stonington, CT – Music at the Lighthouse, an annual concert presented by Salt Marsh Opera, makes its return to Stonington Borough on Sunday, July 15 at 6:00pm. Headlined by soprano Ashley Kerr, baritone Eric McKeever and internationally acclaimed pianist Elena Zamolodchikova, this is a one-night only performance overlooking Little Narragansett Bay. Who:  Salt Marsh Opera. What: Music at the ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing Senator Paul Formica as one of twelve 2018 “Children’s Champions.” The Alliance recognizes legislators for their leadership on issues that impact the well-being of Connecticut’s young children in the areas of healthy development, early care and education, nutrition, and safety. “Each of the legislators we’re recognizing this year stood up ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Three Rivers College Foundation was recently awarded $2,500 from the Chelsea Groton Foundation to fund a unique workforce training completion program for former Ridley-Lowell students. After the unfortunate closing of Ridley-Lowell this past spring, Three Rivers Community College opened its doors to students to help them complete their training programs.   The Three Rivers ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
The Arc New London County received $750 from the Town of Old Lyme to support its Community Life & Advocacy program. CL&A has provided recreation, socialization, self-advocacy, job preparedness and civic engagement programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout southeastern Connecticut for over 65 years. It is the only program of its kind in the region. The Town of ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
Eastern CT – Thomas “Tony” Sheridan, President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, has been appointed to head the Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA).  The CAA is a public/private partnership that develops, improves, and operates six aviation facilities in Connecticut to promote the state to business interests in the US and abroad. In his role as Chairman of the Board of ...read more
Friday, July 06, 2018
Waterford Country School’s Golf Committee enthusiastically invites you to the 8th Annual “Bring Your Mojo” Golf Tournament on Thursday, Sept. 13th at the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford.   This is not your average fundraising tournament! The Bring Your Mojo Golf Tournament has become a SOLD OUT event! Each year there are new surprises as well as enthusiastic additions to the committee. The ...read more
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
New London, CT – The United States Coast Guard Academy swore in 281 cadets plus 11 international cadets, this afternoon into the Class of 2022 and 139 of those are athletes, including 13 two-sport athletes, coming from 35 different states. Monday marked the first day for Swab Summer for the Class of 2022. Swab Summer is a seven-week traditional military indoctrination. It is designed to help ...read more
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Andover, CT – Channel 3 Kids Camp will be hosting a good, old-fashioned cookout. The picnic-style event will be held Saturday, August 4th from 6 – 9 pm and will include great food, beer and wine, a cabin dedication, raffles and live music. Guests will enjoy music by Acoustic Rick Sylvester and Peter DiGiovanni and Friends under an open-air pavilion at the Camp. Affordable fun, the tickets for this ...read more
Monday, July 02, 2018
Fifth grade students at Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School gain valuable financial knowledge during half-day JA program  New London, CT – On June 14th, six volunteers from Citizens Bank visited Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School and spoke with fifth grade students about finances, the world of work and how to prepare for their futures.  Thanks to the coordinated efforts of Junior Achievement with ...read more
Monday, July 02, 2018
Award of $735,000 Will Fund New Collections Installations, Research, and Related Public Programming  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum announced it has received a $735,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support the curation and development of three new collections installations and related programming. These projects will provide new perspectives on the art and ensure the continued ...read more
Friday, June 29, 2018
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved funding in the amount of $2,201,636 for the fiscal year 2018-19. This funding supports 49 programs at 25 nonprofit agencies in New London County that work together to provide a vital network of services to help those in need. Leading the program review and fund distribution are sixty-five trained and knowledgeable volunteers ...read more
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Friday, June 29, 2018
Don’t miss Aer Lingus’ Fall Sale to Europe. Now is the time to book your fall getaway and save with great fares. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Europe from $379*. Hurry, book by July 12, 2018. Start your booking here.*Travel select dates Sep 23 – Oct 31. Roundtrip per person, includes air transportation charges, taxes & fees. Restrictions apply.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Newark Artist to Inaugurate Museum Residency Program by Transforming Found Materials into ArtMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum announces it will inaugurate its artist-residency-program with leading American contemporary artist, Kevin Sampson of Newark, New Jersey. Beginning Saturday, June 30, Sampson will be embedded at the Museum, living aboard a vessel docked on its waterfront, and working in ...read more
Friday, June 29, 2018
11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services   I-M Technology, LLC ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures' 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings.   The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers ...read more
Friday, June 29, 2018
Roy McLendon - A History of the Florida Highwaymen – Outsider Artists of the Jim Crow South   In the early 1950’s through the 1980’s a group of twenty-six African-American artists known as the "Florida Highwaymen" used vivid and bright colors to display the beautiful untouched Florida landscape. One of the original Florida Highwaymen artists will present a history of this group of primarily ...read more
Friday, June 29, 2018
Groton, CT – Andrew “Drew” Williams recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Officer, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Drew will work with clients throughout East Hartford, Glastonbury, Windsor, and Greater Hartford County in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, ...read more
Thursday, June 28, 2018
An Evening of Song (& Desserts) with Mustard's Retreat  New London, CT – On Friday, July 6, 2018, the New London Maritime Society presents An Evening of Song (& Desserts) with Mustard's Retreat -- a fund-raiser for the New London Maritime Society. The concert will take place at 7 PM, beneath the courtyard tent at the Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank Street, New London, CT.  Mustard's Retreat ...read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
How many Sailors can the Mudheads get on stage?   The Mystic River Mudheads are already known for their ability to run a rockin’ race, but how many of these sailors can actually rock on guitar... or drums... or at the mike? Get ready to find out. July 13th and 14th mark the weekend of the Mudhead Benefit Cup for Center for Hospice Care. As with any regatta, skippers need Sailing Instructions, so ...read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
It’s finally time to prepare for the warm weather season. Eversource is providing home energy tips for Connecticut residents to save money and energy through the summer months and beyond. Here are some tips to follow:  The up-and-down temperatures of the spring season can force you to constantly adjust your home’s thermostat. On cooler days, make sure your drapes are open to welcome the sun’s ...read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Groton, CT – The sounds of the band Mass-Conn Fusion will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2018 on Friday (June 29, 2018) at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Park in the City of Groton. All concerts are free. You will simply want to start dancing when Mass-Conn Fusion strikes up the band with Motown, rock, pop and a touch of calypso. Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and ...read more
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Joyce L. Gresh as Chairperson of its Supervisory Committee, which is responsible for oversight and audit responsibilities for the credit union’s seven-member Board of Directors. “Joyce’s talents as an administrator, educator and active volunteer in many of our communities have served us well on our ...read more
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Last call for resumes and job applications! Berry's Ice Cream & Candy Bar has a few interview time slots still open for Friday afternoon, June 22 and Tuesday, June 26. We are seeking summer AND year-round staff. > Click here for application info. Send an image your resume and application to (860) 501-1200 or email SGEducation30@Gmail.com.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
New Haven's Finest Honoree, Class of 2018: Tommy Vorio The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Finest is an event honoring New Haven’s best and brightest professionals. The evening is a who’s who gathering of honorees who show exemplary leadership, are active in their communities, and have excelled in their profession or business. These leaders are not only making a positive local impact, they’re also ...read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Groton, CT – The sounds of the band, Rock and Soul Revue, will be featured this week at Concerts in the Park 2018 on Friday (June 22, 2018) at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Park in the City of Groton. All concerts are free. You will simply want to start dancing when the Rock and Soul Revue strikes up the band with Motown, rock, pop and a touch of calypso. Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks ...read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
On Thursday, June 21 from 5pm-7pm, in celebration of Make Music Day, members of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra will be located at Mystic River Park waiting to perform. All they need is a conductor. Members of the public will have a chance to conduct: In the Hall of the Mountain King, Armed Forces March, Can-Can, and the 1812 Overture! Anyone and everyone is invited to step up to the ...read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018 (30 minutes, including Q & A)   This web conference will provide an overview of the following: Form 2290 Filing RequirementsForm 2290 Due DatesForm 2290 E-Filing RequirementsPlus, a live Q & A  Register and Attend:Session 1:https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1148/26187 11:00 a.m. Eastern; 10:00 a.m. Central; 9:00 a.m. Mountain; 8:00 a.m. Pacific, 5:00 a.m. ...read more
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Dear Bear football fans:   The 2018 schedule features five home games and just one home opponent, Maine Maritime, that has played here in New London in the last 13 years.  Coast Guard will host Union for the first time since 2004 and Norwich and WPI for the first time since 2005. The Bears will open the season with back-to-back home games. The season begins on a Thursday at home hosting new ...read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Groton, CT – The closing date for nominations for the fifteenth annual Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award is June 30, 2018.  Applications may be obtained at the Groton Utilities Customer Care Center at the City of Groton Municipal Building at 295 Meridian Street.  You may also call our Customer Care Center at 860-446-4000 and request an application be mailed to you.  The application is ...read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Startup success story, make music day, and STE(A)M art exhibit at CURE Innovation Commons    Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, and BioCT Innovation Commons will host a special Innovators Networking event on Thursday, June 21st. The Startup Success Story will feature Assembly Biosciences, a company in residence at the Commons. Acoustic music will also be part of ...read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 23 starting at 11amStonington 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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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Mystic, CT – The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport Museum for the 27th annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 22-24.   The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, offers something for all wooden boat enthusiasts and maritime history buffs. More than 100 traditional and classic wooden boats ...read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Three Rives College Foundation will host the 21st Annual Three Rivers College Foundation Golf Classic on the new date of Monday, September 17, 2018.  The Golf Classic has raised nearly one million dollars over the past two decades to fund $400,000 in annual student scholarships, books, lab equipment and so much more.   The tournament will be held at Fox Hopyard in East Haddam, ...read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The Harvard Business School Alumni Club, in conjunction with New Country Porsche of Greenwich, awarded its annual Community Partners “Turbo Innovation Award” to The Arc New London County in support of The Arc NLC’s cookie microbusiness employing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at minimum wage jobs. The award, which promotes excellence and innovation in nonprofit ...read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $3,500 to the Jonnycake Center of Westerly to help support their Emergency Food Assistance Program. The food program supplements existing federal programs and provides food to qualifying local residents every thirty days ensuring that no resident within their service area goes without food. The Jonnycake Center, located in the North End ...read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Don’t miss Aer Lingus’ Fall Sale! Experience all that Ireland has to offer. Hurry, book by June 26, 2018. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Ireland from $419.**Travel select dates Sep 1 – Oct 31. Roundtrip per person, includes air transportation charges, taxes & fees. Restrictions apply. > Click here to start booking today.  
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Groton, CT – The Groton Rotary Club’s fourth annual golf tournament was a success both on and off the course. The main beneficiaries, youth scholars and community non-profit organizations, will have reasons to cheer.  The tournament turned a profit of nearly $15,000.  This year’s tournament drew a good cross section of the entire community, as 97 golfers played the Shennecossett Golf Club, a ...read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Town? City? Borough? County? Fire district? Village? Section of Town?  Connecticut has a lot of terms for where we live and how we are governed.  Using Groton as an example, the League of Women Voters SECT will present a series of talks explaining these divisions, how they affect us, and ideas that are being presented for any changes.    Jim Streeter, respected historian for Groton, and former ...read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Groton, CT – The Innovation Commons is pleased to announce the opening of its first art exhibit. STE[A]M: Arts & Design in Science. The exhibit features 25 works of art by 15 artists and will be on display at the incubator and co-working space for six months, until January 2019. The Commons, which is open Monday through Friday from 9 am - 5 pm is located at 93 Shennecossett Road in Groton, ...read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Space is still available in the non-credit training courses, Pharmacy Technician, starting Tuesday, June 19. These careers are among the fastest growing health care careers in Connecticut.  Whether a person has the goal of learning new skills or reinventing their career, taking a non-credit course will fit their needs. The registration deadline is Monday, June 18.   Pharmacy Technician -- This ...read more
Monday, June 11, 2018
Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, and the Town of Groton’s Economic Development office will co-host Clicks & Bricks: Social Media for Small Businesses and Startups on Tuesday, June 19th. The special small business education seminar will feature Maria Miranda from Miranda Creative and John Michael Coronado from Incredible Weight Loss Center. The event will be held ...read more
Monday, June 11, 2018
Groton, CT – Azalea Drive opens the Concerts in the Park 2018 season on Friday (June 15) at 6:30 p.m. in Washington Park in the City of Groton.  All concerts are free. Azalea Drive will present a wonderful mix of music from Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Aerosmith and more.  The four-member band includes Kym, Apicelli, vocals; Ron Apicelli, guitar; Dan Solomons, bass; and ...read more
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Groton, CT – Groton’s Thirteenth Annual Fall Festival is a few months away, but now is the time to act, if you want to save on the registration fee. If you register and pay by July 13, 2018, you can save $25. Not only can you save money, but also it is easier than ever to pay.  The GBA now accepts online payments.  Simply go to our web site at www.grotonbiz.com. The GBA is celebrating this ...read more
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Norwich, CT – Pfizer Groton Labs has awarded $2,500 to The Arc New London County’s Community Life & Advocacy’s 6-program Empowerment/Enrichment component. In addition to supporting STEM programs in area schools, the Pfizer Community Grant program provides funding for underserved groups such as people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Based in Norwich and established in 1952, The ...read more
Thursday, June 07, 2018
What will the future bring? Is your current path secure? Imagining the future is only half of the equation. Anticipating those changes and plotting your course for success will insure the sustainability and growth of your organization. This interactive workshop with Tom Gezo will help you rough out a high-level plan for your organization.    Date: Thursday, June 28th, 2018Time:  9:30 AM – 11:00 ...read more
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union held its annual scholarship reception on June 6th where its President and Chief Executive Officer, Brian A. Orenstein, presented 45 college scholarships totaling $90,000. During the reception, 45 community minded students were recognized for their academic achievements as well as creativity in answering this year’s essay question, “You were just ...read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Groton, CT – The public is invited to join the Avery-Copp House Museum on the water for an ever-changing narrated history of life on both sides of the Thames River’s working waterfront. On Saturday, June 23rd from 10 am to 12 pm, Groton Town Historian Jim Streeter and Avery-Copp House Museum Director Leslie Evans will cover highlights of centuries of New London Harbor history while guests enjoy ...read more
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
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 important elements of growing your business incrementally. Workshop presenter Eric Munro has had an extensive career in product management and as a sales and marketing executive. He will teach you the key steps in developing a successful plan ...read more
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Financial planning is an integral part of business planning for both startups and established businesses. In this workshop, part of SCORE's Financial Series, John Porter will provide a high-level overview of the financial planning process, addressing why one should develop a financial plan and how it relates to other plans for your business, what the major parts of a plan are, how to use your ...read more
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Old Saybrook, CT – Margo Weitekamp, Chair of Southeastern CT SCORE, was presented the 2017 Connecticut Leadership Award at this year’s annual SBA Small Business Week ceremony held in New Haven, CT. The SCORE Leadership Award is presented each year to an outstanding individual whose team building and leadership skills develop exceptional performance as evaluated by SCORE’s volunteers and their ...read more
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is excited to announce their new Community College Tuition Match Scholarship Agreement with Charter Oak State College. This allows Charter Oak to provide the last two years of a bachelor’s degree to graduates of associate degree programs at Three Rivers for the same cost of tuition and fee rates as Three Rivers. Not including fees, a three-credit course ...read more
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Robert E. Fitch High School is seeking 6 business professionals to volunteer to interview students.  The students are gearing up for their final exams. For Shelly O’Neal-Kegler’s Cooperative Work Experience class, she is hoping to have community members do mock interviews for them. The students' grade will depend on different pieces of the process (i.e. resume, cover letter, interview, ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
Willimantic, CT – Generations Family Health Center will be celebrating 35 years of providing quality healthcare to those less fortunate in eastern Connecticut.  In honor of this milestone, Generations is kicking off its 35th Anniversary celebrations by hosting a concert on Friday, August 3rd, on the brand new Shaboo Stage in downtown Willimantic.  This concert will feature performances by Grammy ...read more
Friday, June 01, 2018
Case Unsolved: The Story of Desiree Michaud was released in podcast format on May 23 and will run for three successive Wednesdays.   Desiree Michaud was an 18-year-old prostitute in New London. She was prettier than most and a bit more sophisticated. At an early age she had been deemed artistically gifted. She hoped her painting ability would help her walk away from the streets for good. New ...read more
Thursday, May 31, 2018
June 16, 2018Mohegan Park, Norwich, CTRace starts 9:00AM. Entry fee:  $20 per child plus $10 if non-USAT member. Register by June 1, 2018 to guarantee race t-shirt & personalized bib. Splash and Dash  The New London Recreation Department is pleased to announce the Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon will take place at the Mohegan Park in Norwich. We are also excited to share that the 2018 Norwich ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
BioCT will host its 3rd Annual Summer Kick-Off on Tuesday, June 12th at the Innovation Commons. The outdoor event is an opportunity for those in science and technology as well as local innovators and community members to network while enjoying food, drink and live music. The event will begin with the opening of the STE[A]M art exhibit indoors at The Innovation Commons from 4:00-5:00 pm, and then ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Juggling the demands of tasks and time as a small business owner can be frustrating and stressful. This workshop with SCORE mentor Eric Munro will look at the way we use the hours in a day to become more productive and manage time better. Learn skills to improve productivity (and perhaps even lower your blood pressure!).   Date: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 Time:  5:30PM – 7:00PM Location: East ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Mystic, CT – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center announced its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018. A ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Matt Flery Emphasizes Graduates’ PerseveranceNorwich, CT – Friends and families packed the campus green to cheer on the Three Rivers Community College graduates at the 53rd annual Commencement on May 23. 580 students earned a total of 543 associate degrees and 74 certificates. Eight students earned two degrees, 28 earned both a degree and certificates, and seven students earned a Medallion for ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
When: Monday, June 4, 2018, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Crozier Student Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CTPresenter: Yale Professor John Lewis GaddisThe Topic: Grand Strategy in international affairs. He will reference his newest book, On Grand Strategy; books will be available to purchase and have signed at the event.Cost: Free for members; $20 ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Norwich, CT – On Thursday, May 24, Three Rivers Community College held the Fifty-First Nursing Pinning Ceremony. During the ceremony, 32 nursing students received their nursing pin, marking the completion of their nursing degree and serving as a symbol of their readiness to serve as compassionate professional caregivers. Keynote speaker Mary Lenzini, the President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Stonington, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is kicking off the summer season with their annual NESS Fest on Saturday, June 23 (11am-3pm) at their Stonington location at 72 Water Street. This free event will feature fun activities including sailing, powerboat tours, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. This event is open to the public. Participants under the age of 18 ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Special Conservation-Themed Programming Offers Family-Friendly Fun All MonthMystic, CT – Mystic Aquarium’s June conservation events kick-off with World Oceans Day and continues with a variety of fun, family-friendly outdoor happenings all month long. From mud pies to pizza pies, each Mystic Aquarium conservation program is designed to be as informative as it is fun.   In a salute to the ocean ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The IRS released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December.  The IRS urges taxpayers to use these tools to make sure they have the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks.  I know the timely, ready-to-use IRS information could fit into your ...read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on June 4 at Connecticut College in New London, CT  $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and students  Waterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced that John Lewis Gaddis is to speak at 6:00 p.m. on June 4, 2018 at Crozier Student Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, ...read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
La Crosse, Wisconsin – Freshman Kaitlyn Mooney closed out her brilliant freshman season by placing tenth in the extreme heat at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The freshman phenom finished in 17:42.76 with temperatures in the mid 90's. She had the 15th fastest time in Division III this season in the 5K heading into the championship with a school-record time of ...read more
Thursday, May 24, 2018
On May 15, 2018, Attorney John A. Collins, III, was sworn in as a Judge of the Gaming Disputes Court for Mohegan Tribal Court. In its constitution, the Mohegan Tribe has given exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute involving or arising out of ’Gaming’ to the Gaming Disputes Court which consists of a Trial Court and a Court of Appeals. As used in the Mohegan Constitution, ’Gaming’ includes the ...read more
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Come by land or by sea to explore art and history in the historic Groton Bank Neighborhood Historic and cultural sites in the Groton Bank neighborhood will be collaborating to provide a special experience for visitors as we celebrate the statewide Connecticut Open House Day on June 9.  All events are free and family friendly.   Free boat service will be available between Groton and New London on ...read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
UCFS is proud to announce we have been selected to participate in the State of Connecticut’s Medicaid Person-Centered Medical Home (PCMH+) Program. PCMH+ provides person-centered, comprehensive and coordinated care to HUSKY members.  The goal of the program is to improve the quality of care provided to HUSKY members with the goal of improving their overall health and assist with access to ...read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Colchester - United Community and Family Services (UCFS) is proud to announce we have been awarded a $14,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern CT  to support our Access to Care and Case Management programs, which provide insurance enrollment assistance and linkages to health and human services for the UCFS client population and the community. These staff members are on the front ...read more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Mooney Qualifies for Outdoor Division III National ChampionshipIndianapolis, IN – For the third time this year, freshman Kaitlyn Mooney has qualified for the Division III National Championship announced by the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee this past weekend. Mooney will compete in the 5K after running a school record time of 16:53.70 at the Silfen Invitational in ...read more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? With Economic Development Specialist Tanisha Baptiste of the Small Business Association, you will learn the importance of both, what they are used for, what information they should contain, and what they say about your business.   Date: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM to 11:00 ...read more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Groton, CT – Colleen C. Kluberdanz of Pawcatuck, CT, Risk Management and Compliance Specialist; Carleen M. Lee of New London, CT, Assistant Secretary, Branch Manager of the Bank’s New London branch; and Max A. Spelman of Pawcatuck, CT, Assistant Vice President and Deposit Operations Manager recently graduated from the Connecticut Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management ...read more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Norwich, CT – BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Dime Bank, Norwich, Connecticut has secured its highest, 5-Star rating. (A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.) In fact, Dime Bank has earned and maintained Bauer’s Recommended Rating (5-Stars or 4-Stars) for the last 113 ...read more
Monday, May 21, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Human Resource Leadership Association (HRLA) its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the chapter’s accomplishments in 2017.   The award aligns individual chapters’ and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and ...read more
Monday, May 21, 2018
Local Non-Profits Benefit From Credit Union’s Giving ProgramWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded $18,850 to 10 local non-profits as part of its quarterly giving grants disbursement. Grant recipients included Always Home, Inc.; Cutler Middle School PTO; Groton Parks Foundation, Inc.; High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc.; Madonna Place, Inc.; Striving Towards Empowered Personal ...read more
Monday, May 21, 2018
UCFS is proud to announce we have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to equip 8 medical treatment rooms and a laboratory.  UCFS was one of 19 applicants selected this year to receive a grant from CHEFA out of 40 applications they received in the areas of healthcare, education, culture, and childcare. CHEFA has been an ongoing ...read more
Monday, May 21, 2018
Consumers and Businesses to have Access to Comcast’s Advanced Network and Suite of Innovative Products and Services  New London, CT – Comcast announced it is expanding its network to the City of New London giving residents and businesses a new choice for TV, internet, voice, home automation and wireless services.   The buildout will benefit New London’s residents and the city's growing ...read more
Friday, May 18, 2018
After a long and cold winter, opening day for guided tours of the Avery-Copp House Museum is Friday, May 25th from 11 am to 3 pm.  This day kicks off a full season of events that include Groton Bank Day, Water Taxi Tours, a Fairy Garden Tea, and a Garden History & Wellness program.  The first major event, Groton Bank Day, combines CT Open House Day with Art on Groton Bank on June 9, 2018 from 10 ...read more
Friday, May 18, 2018
Pfizer’s Groton Laboratories and the Clinical Research Unit, New Haven will support more than 60 programs in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island through its 2018 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 ...read more
Friday, May 18, 2018
Norwich, CT – Eighteen Three Rivers Community College students were inducted into Epsilon Pi Tau, an international honor society that recognizes high performing engineering technology students, during two ceremonies, the first held on May 4 at Manchester Community College and the second held on May 9 at Three Rivers.   Epsilon Pi Tau is an academic and professional honor society for technology ...read more
Thursday, May 17, 2018
This interactive, hands-on workshop with Marketing expert Arlene Saffron introduces the importance of Branding businesses and products, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or a 50-person company, and demystifies what a Brand is and is not. It is recommended that participants have a business plan, even a simple one.   Date: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM EDTLocation: Acton Public ...read more
Thursday, May 17, 2018
New London, CT – Sports Information Director Jason Southard has been acknowledged for his 25 years of service as a sports information director, 23 years at Coast Guard, by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He will be acknowledged at next month's national convention. FOR THE ENTIRE STORY -- CLICK HERE.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Funds Will Support Restoration of L.A. Dunton, the Museum’s 1921 Gloucester Fishing SchoonerMystic, CT – Mystic Seaport Museum announced today that it is the recipient of a National Maritime Heritage Grant. The $103,703 award will fund the survey and documentation of the fishing schooner L.A. Dunton in preparation for restoration at the Museum’s Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. Built in ...read more
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM  Location: The Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340   Reserve your spot: REGISTER NOW   The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "The ABCs of a Business Plan and Understanding a SWOT Analysis.”  How ...read more
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that its 53rd commencement will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at 5:00 p.m. Approximately 550 students will be awarded degrees and certificates. The valedictorian of the class is Nataliia Romaneko of Niantic, who is receiving an associate in science degree in Computer Science Technology.  The salutatorian is Zaha Bush of Salem, who will receive ...read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Groton, CT – The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored 12 Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Susan Bailey of Norwich, Alyssa Bryan of Gales Ferry, Jessica Charette of Groton, Stephanie Han of East Lyme, Dorothy Houde of Bozrah, Lisa Lamphere of Quaker Hill, Kerri McGrath of Waterford, Amy Prince of Richmond, RI, Jennifer Seuferling of Groton, Allison Silva of Richmond, RI,  Lori ...read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Upcoming Voter Registration Drives   May 22: Marine Science and Technology High School,Groton May 23: Waterford High School, Waterford   June 9: Juneteenth Celebration, Hempstead House, New London,12-4pm  June 14: Naturalization Ceremony, Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, 10:30-12:30pm June 16: Juneteenth Celebration, Howard T. Brown Park, Norwich 12-5pm 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Arc New London County has won one of 41 statewide Safety Grants from The Workers’ Compensation Trust. The $2,300 award will allow The Arc NLC’s Chief Operations and Compliance Officer, Laurie Herring, to become a certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer. The certification allows The Arc NLC to train program managers and supervisors of employees who work directly with people with intellectual ...read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the prestigious Chairman’s Award of Excellence from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for its longtime partnership with the agency and extensive employee contributions to help those in need throughout New London County. In addition, the social services agency bestowed its coveted Coordinator of the Year Award to Maria Tuneski, ...read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
New London, CT – Launching for the season on Friday, May 25, 2018, the Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi will be extending its operating hours on Friday and Saturday nights to accommodate riders crossing the river for dinner and evening events. The new hours are Friday noon to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 10 PM. and Sunday and holidays 10 .AM. to 9 PM through September 16, 2018.   In addition, ...read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Advanced Motion Detection Analytics to Provide Business Customers  Actionable Insights into Their Business  Comcast Business announced the launch of Comcast Business SmartOfficeTM Motion Insights, a new feature of its SmartOfficeTM solution. The all-new dashboard, featuring advanced motion detection analytics, will provide business managers and owners a comprehensive view of their cameras and ...read more
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Web Conference for: Tax Professionals and Industry Stakeholders   Understanding Payment Options  Thursday, May 24, 2018   This web conference will provide an overview of the following:  Direct PayOnline Payment AgreementsCash Payments/IRS-Pay Near MeOther Payment OptionsPlus a live Q & A Register and Attend:   Session 1(60 minutes) 11:00 a.m. Eastern; 10:00 a.m. Central; 9:00 a.m. ...read more
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Registration is now open for the Thames River Quest, a free, three-part, treasure hunt-style educational hike for all ages created by Connecticut Sea Grant and the Thames River Heritage Park as a new, unique offering for Connecticut Trails Day on June 2. “This Quest is a shining example of our local communities and organizations working together and taking advantage of the creative talent and ...read more
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
BBQ MENU #1 -20 person minimum         $23.95 per person SHRIMP AND VEGGIE KEBOBSFILET MIGNON STEAKSGRILLED SWORDFISHSTUFFED PORK TENDERLOIN teriyaki glazeHOT OR COLD PASTA OF YOUR CHOICEGRILLED VEGETABLE PLATTERPOTATO PIE OR POTATO SALADTOSSED GREEN SALADDECORATED FRUIT PLATTER  BBQ MENU #2 - 20 person minimum        $17.95 per person TOP ROUND LONDON BROILBONELESS CHICKEN TERIYAKIALL BEEF ...read more
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Marketing & E-Commerce veteran Anne Driscoll offers a basic overview to help non-technical people and business owners build a professional-looking website in just a few hours. We will touch on the foundations of an essential web presence, and establish the easiest way to get your business online and in front of the largest audience – the internet.     Date: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 Time:  9:30 ...read more
Friday, May 04, 2018
Norwich, CT  ̶  Proud families of Three Rivers Community College students packed the room on Wednesday, May 2, when the Three Rivers College Foundation (TRCF) held the twenty-sixth annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Generous contributions led to a record-breaking number of scholarships awarded to 212 students. The total sponsorships awarded came to just over $410,000 which includes $50,000 of ...read more
Friday, May 04, 2018
Please join iL Pomod’Oro Restaurant & Pizzeria in supporting The Miracle League of Connecticut. The Miracle League is a baseball league for children ages 4-18 with physical and cognitive difficulties. From now until June 1st, every Tuesday, we will be donating 25% of our Tuesday sales to help this organization. The money raised will go towards the construction of the ballpark pictured in the ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Financial planning is an integral part of business planning for both startups and established businesses. In this workshop, part of SCORE's Financial Series, John Porter will provide a high-level overview of the financial planning process, addressing why one should develop a financial plan and how it relates to other plans for your business, what the major parts of a plan are, how to use your ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that Matt Fleury, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Science Center as well as Chair of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education, will be the keynote speaker at the College’s commencement ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, May 23 at 5 p.m. outdoors on the campus green.   Speakers ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union reported strong gains in its assets, which topped the $1 billion mark in 2017, along with growth in net income, lending and membership during a “standout year” for eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union.Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer, told members attending the credit union’s 79th Annual Meeting that 2017 ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
  Norwich, CT – UCFS Healthcare is pleased to offer our clients and staff the resources provided by myStrength. myStrength Inc. is a recognized leader in digital behavioral health and utilizes a model which enhances traditional care models. myStrength empowers clients with innovative self-care resources to manage and overcome challenges with a multitude of diagnoses including depression, anxiety, ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
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. Santiago Araujo of the Shelter Rock School in Danbury was named the overall winner. His artwork ...read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service is highlighting a variety of online resources to help small business owners and self-employed individuals as part of National Small Business Week from April 29 to May 5. Some of these tools focus on an emerging area of business activity -- the sharing economy – also referred to as the on-demand, gig or access economy.   People involved in the sharing ...read more
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
“Water is a matter of public trust,” so declared Governor Malloy.   Groton Utilities and its local, state and federal partners celebrated that trust at a groundbreaking enactment ceremony in the shadow of its 80-year-old Water Treatment Plant on the last day of a traditional New England April. All of the speakers from Gov. Dannell Malloy to Connecticut Department of Public Health, Commissioner ...read more
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is excited to announce that President Mary Ellen Jukoski received the 2018 Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Administrative Award from the Connecticut ACE Women’s Network in Higher Education (CTAWN). The award was presented at the CTAWN spring conference, “Transformative Leadership: Enacting Change on All Levels,” on Friday, April ...read more
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
A Bold, New Direction for Mystic Seaport America’s Leading Maritime Museum Rebrands  Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today the launch of its new brand identity, with the introduction of the addition of Museum to its name and a redesigned logo, website, and large-scale ad campaign. The launch is a key element of the Museum’s strategic plan to expand the reach and relevance of the Museum by ...read more
Monday, April 30, 2018
New London, CT – After one of the greatest winter sports seasons in Coast Guard Academy history, the Bears are ranked 65th nationally in the Learfield Directors' Cup Division III standings heading into the spring championship season. There are 451 Division III schools in the country, which places the Bears in the top 15 percent of the Division III Learfield Cup standings this season. ** COMPLETE ...read more
Saturday, April 28, 2018
New London, CT – On Sunday, May 13, at Ocean Beach Park, the Dylan Konakowitz Memorial Foundation will be holding their first annual 5K walk/run. The route will start at Ocean Beach Park and travel through scenic waterfront New London before returning to the park.  Registration begins at 9:30am, with gun start at 10:30am. Consider pre-registering to guarantee your free t-shirt at www.dk-mf.org. ...read more
Friday, April 27, 2018
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has once again secured BauerFinancial’s highest, 5-Star rating. This rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and sustaining this top 5-Star rating for 96 consecutive quarters, Chelsea Groton Bank has also procured a “Top 10%” designation. This means that Chelsea Groton Bank has maintained ...read more
Friday, April 27, 2018
You have a website, but how can people find you? What exactly is Search Engine Optimization and how can it help you cost-effectively promote your business?  This workshop with marketing veteran Anne Driscoll will cover the basics of SEO, best practices for your website, as well as some tips on how you can stand out amongst the crowd online.    Date: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 Time:  6:00 PM to ...read more
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Forecasting your company’s financial future is an important part of managing a profitable business, whether you are looking for financing or not. In this workshop, part of SCORE's Financial Series, SCORE mentor Peter Cooper will walk you through how to forecast your business finances one, two and three years into the future for startups or established businesses.    Date: Wednesday, May 9th, ...read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College has opened enrollment on summer courses. New and returning students can register for any of the three summer sessions that begin May 21, June 6, and July 12. Completing multiple courses is also possible as the timing of the sessions allow students to take a course in the first and third session without any overlap. Taking a summer course is a great way ...read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Offering youth and adult clinics and lessons with tennis professionals  Stonington, CT – The Stonington Community Center (COMO) is excited to announce that in conjunction with its newly renovated state-of-the-art DecoTurf tennis courts, it has partnered with Mystic Indoor Sports (MIS) to provide professionally instructed tennis programs.   The renovated COMO tennis courts are now open for the ...read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? With Economic Development Specialist Lisa Powell of the Small Business Association, you will learn the importance of both, what they are used for, what information they should contain, and what they say about your business. Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018Time: 9:30am – 11:00amLocation: Portland ...read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Westerly, RI – Antonette Terenzio has joined Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes as an independent sales associate working out of the Westerly office. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes, Ms. Terenzio met the Rhode Island real estate licensing requirements and completed the comprehensive Coldwell Banker® training program. "We're happy to have Antonette on our team," said Jim Cahoone, ...read more
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Per the final rule issued March 26, 2012, the Department of Labor has adopted the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. This change ensures OHSA's alignment with internationally-developed guidelines for the categorization and labeling of hazardous substances. Employers are required to educate workers on the new Globally Harmonized System ...read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Bears Climb Back Into Nike/US Lacrosse National Rankings New London, CT – The Coast Guard men's lacrosse team moved back to number 20 in the US Lacrosse Magazine Division III Top 20 presented by Nike. This is the second time this season that the Bears have been ranked 20 by US Lacrosse Magazine this season. Coast Guard won their 10th game of the season this past weekend against Merchant ...read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Groton, CT – Groton Utilities has announced that it is accepting nominations for the fifteenth annual Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award.   The purpose of the award is to honor a member of the community who has contributed his or her time, energy and resources to make the community a better place in which to live and work. Persons eligible for the award must live in greater Groton, which ...read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Groton, CT – The Groton Rotary Club is seeking players and sponsors for its annual golf tournament, scheduled for Friday, June 1, at the Shennecossett Golf Course, a historic Donald Ross designed 18-hole course in Groton Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the club’s youth scholars and community grants program. The tournament is open to the entire community.  The cost is $125 per player ...read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
New London, CT – On Saturday, April 21, nearly 1,000 Connecticut Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners helped to “make change happen” as they volunteered to improve six sites throughout the state as part of the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day.  This year, volunteers were also part of and celebrated a significant milestone of Comcast Cares Day – reaching 1 ...read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
If your marketing messages aren’t relevant and easily read on mobile devices, you can expect consumers to move on. It’s more critical than ever to get the right message to the right person at the right time. Creative marketer April Woodcock will explore the top email marketing trends for small businesses, and simple ideas to incorporate them into your marketing plans. You’ll learn how to use data ...read more
Friday, April 20, 2018
ECSO, ECSC, & Yale Opera Garde Arts Center | New London Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8pm The ECSO gathers all of the artistic forces in our community for a joyous celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary with a performance of his Broadway work, Candide. Bernstein himself was quoted as saying “there’s more of me in that piece than anything else I’ve done.” Technically a comic ...read more
Friday, April 20, 2018
Entrepreneur, tech investor, and thought leader to be in residence at the Innovation Commons  Groton, CT – Ignite and Crossroads Venture Group are partnering to bring Paul Singh and his North American Tech Tour to the Innovation Commons for a 3-day residency to discuss entrepreneurship and its many facets. The three days will feature a variety of community conversations and hands-on activities to ...read more
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Join Dime Bank and Montville Senior Center on Saturday, May 12 from  9:00am - 1:00pm for a free shred day held at the Montville Senior Center. The Montville Senior Center and Dime Bank are proud to present the SHRED - IT Program. Come from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. to shred your personal information in a safe and secure manner.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) funds in the amount of $120,036 are available 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 2017, this ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Expressiones Cultural Center, New London May 11, 2018, 7:00-9:00 p.m.   Join us for the 4th Annual InFusion: Where Literary Art Transcends The Page, featuring: New London Poet Laureate Rhonda Ward and special guests poet Kate Rushin and bassist Nat Reeves. They will read and perform at Expressiones Cultural Center in New London on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. This free event is ...read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Willimantic, CT – In most cases of dementia, there are two people in need – the person with the disease and their caregiver. Adrianne DeVivo, the new dementia specialist at the Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging at Windham Hospital, cares for both of them. DeVivo conducts assessments with dementia patients and their caregivers in person, over the phone and in the home. The goal is to ...read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Norwich, CT – Last week, the Windham Hospital Operating Room introduced the Globus ExcelsiusGPS™, a new, sophisticated surgical guidance system for spine procedures. Windham is the second hospital in eastern Connecticut to use the advanced technology, which is also in place at Backus Hospital. The ExcelsiusGPS™ brings an even greater level of precision to surgeons performing spine surgery and the ...read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Willimantic, CT – If your hands ache after a day at the computer or you can’t open a jar without help, how do you know if it’s a sign of something Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Stephen Scarangella, MD, director of the Hand Program at Windham Hospital, suggests asking yourself these five questions before making a call to an orthopedic specialist for help with your hand pain and weakness.  Are your ...read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. Suggested Donation: $5       Celebrating 150 Years of Naval Submarine Base New London As part of its Military Matters Lecture Series, La Grua Center presents a talk with Capt. Paul Whitescarver, commanding officer of Naval Submarine Base New London. He will discuss a little of the base’s history, but even more importantly, bring us up to date with the base’s ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
You're Invited to "Rock the House" on Friday May 11, 2018 with Always Home as we prevent family homelessness and honor Joyce Olson Resnikoff, Lead Singer for Good in our Community. > Purchase tickets at http://bit.ly/rockthehousegala. > View a YouTube preview!  
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Financial highlights and other successes were shared during the Bank’s 163rd Annual MeetingGroton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank held its 163rd annual meeting of Bank officers, Board members and Corporators on Monday, April 16 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, Connecticut. President and CEO Michael Rauh reported on the Bank’s 2017 results.   As of December 31, 2017, Chelsea Groton’s total assets ...read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Westerly, RI – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome back Kevin Owren as a residential mortgage originator and assistant vice president at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich, CT. Owren recently rejoined the bank, and is responsible for facilitating the expansion of the Bank’s residential lending business in the greater Westerly market. Owren has earned a strong reputation in the ...read more
Monday, April 16, 2018
Norwich, CT – United Community & Family Services, Inc. (UCFS) is honored to have been awarded a grant from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation to address treatment and prevention of Domestic Minor Human Trafficking (DMST) in the region.                               The aim of this $3000 grant is to provide additional training to staff in the risk factors, warning signs, and ...read more
Monday, April 16, 2018
Longtime hospitality veteran to lead sales effort for destination spa and resortNorwich, CT – Gary Baker, CMP, hospitality veteran of both Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, has joined The Spa at Norwich Inn’s executive leadership as Director of Sales. Baker will lead the team in developing all markets including corporate, association, events and weddings.  Baker was responsible for a number of ...read more
Friday, April 13, 2018
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Friday, April 13, 2018
April 18th Luncheon Join us Wednesday, April 18, 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. The Connecticut Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs and small business owners, helping Connecticut's businesses start, grow, and thrive.  Are you thinking of launching a business? Get help starting on ...read more
Thursday, April 12, 2018
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: Friday, May 11th, 2018 Time:  10:30AM – ...read more
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Groton, CT – Join us for a magical, musical summer when Concerts in the Park begins its 2018 concert season in Washington Park in the City of Groton on Friday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. Concerts in the Park 2018 kicks off its summer season of seven (7) concerts with the band Azalea Drive.  The next concerts are June 22, Rock and Soul Revue; June 29, Mass-Conn Fusion; July 6, F & Blues Band; July 13, ...read more
Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Boston, MA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Connecticut District Office announced the opening of a new Women’s Business Center in Norwich, Connecticut.  The new center, hosted by the Women’s Business Development Council, will have the mission of helping women entrepreneurs start and grow small businesses.  The new center will provide assistance and resources to entrepreneurs in and ...read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
GROTON – The Groton Rotary Club has a special opportunity for area businesses and organizations to help Rotary honor our community’s active servicemen and veterans.  For the third year, it is proud to offer a special sponsor category – the Military Sponsorship, for its annual golf tournament. The Groton Rotary Club’s annual Golf tournament is scheduled for Friday, June 1, at the Shennecossett ...read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Please Join U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) in welcoming Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel for a Town Hall to Save Net Neutrality.   Senator Blumenthal is part of a bipartisan coalition in the Senate fighting to overturn the Federal Communications Commission decision to repeal net neutrality. Senators need just one more vote to pass a Congressional Review Act ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors is a global benefits provider that serves more than 40 million members in every major region of the world. Since then, Best Doctors has conducted one of the largest ongoing polls in health care to identify the physicians that other physicians trust most. Their global database includes more than 50,000 physicians in over 450 ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
“Senior Financial Scams: How to Protect Family and Friends”  Did you know that out-of-pocket costs associated with senior financial scams and exploitation are estimated at $2.9 billion a year? And that’s on the low side because many cases go unreported.   As the net worth of seniors increases, so does the likelihood they’ll be targeted by con artists trying to strip them of their life ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
“Identity Theft: Who’s Got Your Number?”  When it comes to your personal information—like your Social Security number—do you know when you have to give it out, and when you don’t? If you give it out, do you ask how it’s going to be used and whether it’s kept in a secure location? Do you know why you should care?   Identity fraud claimed more than 15 million victims last year, wreaking havoc ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
This workshop provides an introduction to marketing communications methods and tools to maximize customer reach. Discussion covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of the session, you will know how to outline your marketing strategy, test your marketing message, choose the right sales channel, and exercise ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Hartford, CT – A hybrid business incubator that provides unique opportunities for collaboration between schools and business to increase college and career readiness while expanding downtown Wallingford business, and a CT Trust for Historic Preservation website that is a point of entry for those seeking to spur redevelopment of Connecticut's historic mill buildings are just two of this year's ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Discover breathtaking scenery and wildlife as you relax aboard the sailing ship ARGIA. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic CT, so rich in maritime history, and the surrounding islands from her spacious wooden decks. Relax as you sail past scenic coastlines and lighthouses, or help the crew hoist and trim the sails aboard this elegant schooner. Each two-hour cruise includes complimentary ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Candide: April 28, 2018 Concert Performance, 8 PMThe ECSO gathers all of the artistic forces in our community for a joyous celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary with a performance of his Broadway work Candide. Bernstein himself was quoted as saying, “there’s more of me in that piece than anything else I’ve done.” Technically a comic operetta, Candide depicts Voltaire’s satirical ...read more
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Old Lyme, CT – The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut is honored to announce that it has received high marks from the American Alliance of Museums’ (AAM) Accreditation Commission. Accreditation helps to ensure the integrity and accessibility of museum collections, reinforce the educational and public service roles of museums, and promote good governance practices and ethical ...read more
Monday, April 09, 2018
Stonington, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is expanding their adaptive sailing offerings for the disabled community. NESS is hosting a free Adaptive Sailing Demo Day in Stonington on May 19 and just opened registration. No experience is needed, but spots are limited and registration is required! Registration can be found at nessf.org/adaptive-demo-day.  With the right ...read more
Monday, April 09, 2018
SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services LLC is proud to announce implementation of PatientPing for each of its Connecticut Skilled Nursing Facilities to assist each of the Facility’s acute care partners’ efforts to reduce unnecessary hospital readmission while improving quality care and outcomes.   PatientPing is a highly effective platform that provides real-time admission and discharge ...read more
Friday, April 06, 2018
Don’t forget to sign up for Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday, June 9, 2018. This is an annual event scheduled the second Saturday of June where cultural organizations and tourism attractions throughout the state open their doors to Connecticut residents, inviting them to discover – and rediscover – Connecticut’s fascinating world of art, history, film and tourism with a variety of special ...read more
Friday, April 06, 2018
With Dr. Stephen Shore, Friday, May 4th 8:00-3:00pm at Langley’s Restaurant / Great Neck Country Club April is National Autism Awareness Month and with most recent diagnosis rates of one in 68, the topic of Autism supports has never been more important. Now in its 12th year, the Autism Education Conference, continues to bring in dynamic speakers with fresh perspectives, valuable insights, and ...read more
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Do you know the difference between the income statement and your balance sheet, or the importance of cash flow reports to the survival of your business? This workshop with SCORE mentor Peter Cooper will de-mystify your important financial reports, and develop a discipline around which reports you should review daily, weekly or monthly. This workshop is a foundation companion to our “Building A ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Maria Miranda, Creative Director of Miranda Creative, presents an interactive and engaging workshop offering social media tips and techniques at the intermediate to advanced level. Learn social media best practices, how to use audience management platforms, ten proven tips for increased engagement, and more. There will be time for Q&A.    Date: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 Time:  6:00 PM to 7:30 ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Eastern CT  – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced the distribution of $107,400 to 38 eastern CT non-profits that will improve the quality of life for thousands of children in the region. The Foundation raised funds throughout 2017 with fundraisers including the 6th Annual Bowl-a-Thon at High Rollers Luxury Lanes at Foxwoods Resort Casino in April and the 34th Annual ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Groton, CT – Hillary Ryan of Stonington, CT, recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President, Business Intelligence.  In this role, Hillary will be leading the Business Intelligence Department with responsibility for process improvement, project management, and data management.   “Hillary brings a deep understanding and extensive experience to this role,” shared William Lidestri, EVP, ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has renewed its support of Mystic Aquarium’s Frogs! exhibit by gifting the aquarium $15,000.  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, presented the aquarium with a $15,000 ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
A Free Performance and Workshop at Three Rivers Community College Monday, April 23, 2018, 1:30 p.m. performance, 3:45 p.m. workshop  Norwich, CT – Join us for a free performance of Othello by Shakespeare & Company, followed by a post-show forum and workshop. The event will be held at Three Rivers Community College on Monday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. in room F-117. It is free and open to the public. ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
A new vaccine management system, refrigerators, and a freezer for five health center sites of United Community and Family Services will now be a reality thanks to a $64,431 grant from CHEFA, the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority.   UCFS is the largest health agency dedicated to serving the medical, dental, and behavioral health needs of the Eastern Connecticut community.  The ...read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank recently hosted its 149th annual meeting at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn. In his State of the Bank Presentation, President and CEO Nick Caplanson highlighted another year of strong financial performance, led by the continued value Dime provides to its business customers as the region’s leading local commercial lender. “Whether it is empowering small and mid-size ...read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Alexis Dudden, PhD, UConn, presents Northeast Asia at the Crossroads?  When: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentationWhere: Lyme-Old Lyme Middle SchoolThe Topic: Today’s fluid and complex situation in Northeast Asia with a special emphasis on Korea.Presenter: Alexis Dudden, PhD, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut Dinner: Following the presentation, join ...read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
You have a website, but how can people find you? What exactly is Search Engine Optimization and how can it help you cost-effectively promote your business?   This workshop with marketing veteran Anne Driscoll will cover the basics of SEO, best practices for your website, as well as some tips on how you can stand out amongst the crowd online.    Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 Time:  6:00 PM to ...read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Channel 3 Kids Camp recently appointed five new members to their Board of Directors – Samuel Broomer, Ed Havens Jr., Joseph Rubio, Glenn Salamone, and Danita Sulick. Samuel Broomer is the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Berkley Re, a Berkley Company. Along with his strong business background, Broomer brings a strong belief that “Everyone Counts, Everyone Matters.” Ed Havens ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Channel 3 Kids Camp is excited to announce their 10th annual W.R.A.P. (Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically) Luncheon on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center from 11am to 2pm. The event is presented by KeyBank and was created to help build positive networking opportunities while honoring the work of a woman for notable philanthropic contributions in her field and ...read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Monday, April 02, 2018
Event Is Scheduled for Dayville, Headquarters, and Pawcatuck Branch LocationsWaterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be offering free shredding services to the community on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at three branch locations: 589 Hartford Pike in Dayville; 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford; and 20 Liberty Street in Pawcatuck from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Charter Oak hosts an annual ...read more
Monday, April 02, 2018
Provided by Thomas Vorio, Financial Advisor “Risky Business” takes on a new meaning to the entrepreneur who excitedly opens the doors, real or virtual, for business on that first day and awaits customers.  As any entrepreneur knows, one can work hard, create a good product and maintain good business relationships -- do everything right -- and still some future events are beyond one’s control.  A ...read more
Friday, March 30, 2018
Stonington, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is offering a variety of programs that will help youth and adults get certified for their summer jobs. The nonprofit has organized a special week (April 16-21) for anyone in the area who may need certification, re-certification, or training for their upcoming summer job or on-the-water adventures.  These courses are open to the ...read more
Friday, March 30, 2018
How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? With Economic Development Specialist Tanisha Baptiste of the Small Business Association, you will learn the importance of both, what they are used for, what information they should contain, and what they say about your business.   Date: Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Time:  10:00 AM to 11:30 AM ...read more
Thursday, March 29, 2018
X1 Customers Will Soon be Able to Access NPR One’s Award-Winning  Programming That Includes Local and National News and Popular Podcasts Directly on the TV by Saying “NPR” Into the X1 Voice Remote   Comcast and National Public Radio (NPR) recently announced the launch of the NPR One app on Xfinity X1, enabling X1 customers to access NPR’s growing library of news, talk and music programs with a ...read more
Thursday, March 29, 2018
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy invites you to a Transportation Summit on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. This summit will feature panel discussions moderated by Senator Murphy on southeastern Connecticut’s transportation issues and future. The event will also serve as an opportunity for Senator Murphy to receive feedback from local businesses, municipal officials, and other ...read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Marketing & E-Commerce veteran Anne Driscoll offers a basic overview to help non-technical people and business owners build a professional-looking website in just a few hours. We will touch on the foundations of an essential web presence, and establish the easiest way to get your business online and in front of the largest audience – the internet.   Date: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 Time:  6:00PM – ...read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Norwich, CT – The 3rd Annual Arc NLC Film Festival fundraiser will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 5:30 to 8:00pm. at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT.   The Festival features four short films about people with IDD who are making a difference in their communities.  Included in the are fine food, wine and beer, and a quality ...read more
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for its financial performance during 2017, affirming that Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “We’re pleased to once again receive the top financial rating from BauerFinancial, which is an independent reflection of our true financial strength,” said ...read more
Friday, March 23, 2018
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy invites you to a Transportation Summit on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. This summit will feature panel discussions moderated by Senator Murphy on southeastern Connecticut’s transportation issues and future. The event will also serve as an opportunity for Senator Murphy to receive feedback from local businesses, municipal officials, and other ...read more
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers today that it’s not too late to contribute to an Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) and still claim it on a 2017 tax return. Anyone with an IRA may be eligible for a tax credit or deduction on their 2017 tax return if they make contributions by April 17, 2018. This is the sixth in a series of nine IRS news releases called the ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Norwich, CT – Join us for a presentation on The Status and Rights of Undocumented Immigrants by Joanne Lewis, an attorney for Connecticut Legal Services (CLS). The presentation will be held on Wednesday, April 4 at 12:15-1:30 p.m. at Three Rivers Community College in room C-101. The event was originally scheduled for March 7, but was rescheduled due to a snowstorm. This free event is presented by ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Thank you from Freedom Boat Club to everyone who attended the recent Eastern CT Premier Home Show!  We are hosting two upcoming open houses for you to learn more about what our amazing boating club has to offer. On Saturday, March 24th we will have open houses in two locations. Our Mystic location at 18 Stafford Street, Mystic (Mystic Shipyard EAST) will be open from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Our Westbrook ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.   Three Rivers Community College invites high school seniors and their families to Senior Night. This is a one-stop opportunity to learn more about Three Rivers and its available programs and resources. Senior Night will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP at ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
This interactive, hands-on workshop with Marketing expert Arlene Saffron introduces the importance of Branding businesses and products, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or a 50-person company, and demystifies what a Brand is and is not. It is recommended that participants have a business plan, even a simple one.This working session is limited to 15 participants. Registration ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Our team is excited to announce our recent certification by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID). This represents a major milestone for our shredding and data destruction business, since NAID sets the industry standard.   The AAA certification puts us in an elite group representing the best providers in the industry. It verifies that our processes meet or exceed all ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Fort Benning, GA – Junior Helen Oh and sophomore Kevin Bennett each won a national championship and the women's team won the Air Pistol National Championship to highlight the first day of shooting at the NRA Collegiate Pistol Championship. Oh won Women's Air Pistol for the third straight season while Bennett won Men's Air Pistol for the first time. The opening match was the Women's Air Pistol ...read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Mitchell College and UCONN – Avery Point are hosting the fifth annual Southeastern CT Career Fair. We invite you to participate in this landmark event:   Wednesday, April 4, 2018 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Clarke Center Mitchell College 437 Pequot Ave., New London, CT  Schedule of Events: 3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Booth/Table Set Up in the Clarke Center 4 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ...read more
Monday, March 19, 2018
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 "The ABCs of a Business Plan and Understanding a SWOT Analysis.”  How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? In this workshop, you will learn the ...read more
Monday, March 19, 2018
GROTON, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation will be accepting applications for the spring grant cycle through the Foundation’s NEW online application portal until Friday, April 20, 2018. Local and regional charitable organizations in the areas of Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services, Housing, and Youth Recreation and Activities, ...read more
Monday, March 19, 2018
Mystic, CT - The annual Mystic Irish Parade, on Sunday, March 25th, celebrates its’ fifteenth year in 2018!  The festivities will begin at the Mystic Seaport at 1:00 p.m. sharp and journey downtown until concluding at the Mystic Arts Center. In attendance, there will be more than 30,000 guests from near and far celebrating the ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ together.    “The 2018 Grand Marshals, father ...read more
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Space is still available in two non-credit training courses, Animal Husbandry and American Heart Association Basic Life Support. Whether a person has the goal of learning new skills or reinventing their career, taking a non-credit course will fit their needs. Both courses have a registration deadline of Thursday, March 29.  Animal Husbandry -- Explore how the biology, care and management of ...read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will present four Regional Chamber Awards at its Annual Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Hilton Mystic, sponsored by Atlantic Broadband and the Connecticut Airport Authority. The Chamber presents Regional Chamber Awards annually to deserving businesses and individuals for outstanding work accomplished ...read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Groton, CT – Three local non-profit organizations: Emerson Theater Collaborative, Higher Edge, and The Light House are collaborating for the fourth 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 held at the Spare Time Bowling ...read more
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Monday, March 12, 2018
Groton, CT – Jamie Goulas, Retail Loan Originator at Chelsea Groton Bank, graduated from the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC) Leadership Exploration & Development (L.E.A.D.) program.    “Jamie is a first class professional and provides phenomenal counsel and support to her mortgage financing customers,” said Matt Morrell, VP, Retail Lending Sales Manager.  “She participated in ...read more
Monday, March 12, 2018
This workshop presents a unique approach to thinking about, researching, documenting, writing and selling a Business Plan. Participants will work on business plan concepts and techniques. 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 10th, 2018 Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM EDTLocation: Middlesex Community ...read more
Monday, March 12, 2018
Join the SECT Women’s Network on Wednesday, March 21 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for their monthly luncheon meeting.    Gregg T. Barratt is an experienced Human Resources leader and a nationally recognized professional in the training and organizational development field. He is certified in the use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, The Career Architect, ...read more
Friday, March 09, 2018
Multiple Bars and Restaurants Offering Food & Drink Specials for Participants   Foxwoods® Resort Casino’s annual Shamrocked pub crawl returns this St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17 with non-stop fun and dazzling themed drinks to add to the party spirit!  For just $10, guests 21+ can enjoy a fun-filled pub crawl which features beverage specials and discounts on food at participating locations ...read more
Friday, March 09, 2018
Mystic Museum of Art presents Lisa Lyman Adams: kidArt and Young at Art, two exhibitions appropriate for all ages that will bring out the kid in everyone.kidArt features the inherently whimsical fine art and illustration work of artist, illustrator, and MMoA faculty Lisa Lyman Adams. Adams combines super realism, collage, trompe l’oeil and handwriting, while blurring the line between fine art and ...read more
Thursday, March 08, 2018
This workshop provides a comparison between QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions. We will set up a QuickBooks Desktop company from scratch, reviewing the setup preferences and decisions along the way. If time permits, we will also view preferences for a QuickBooks Online company to help those users understand their options as well. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops with QuickBooks ...read more
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Groton, CT – The Groton Rotary Club through its Community Awards Foundation will award a total of $7,000 in academic scholar awards in June 2018.  Three (3) $2,000 scholar awards, which are one-time awards, are available to graduating seniors from Fitch Senior High School, the Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School and the Marine Science Magnet School. Students may obtain applications ...read more
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Company’s Northeast Division Increases Speeds of Most Popular Tiers By at Least 25% at No Additional Cost 80% of Internet Customers to Have Speeds of 150 Mbps or More  Berlin, CT – Comcast announced it is increasing the speeds of some of its most popular Xfinity Internet service tiers – including Blast and Performance Pro – for new and existing customers in the Northeast Division, which ...read more
Thursday, March 08, 2018
HEAT: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic, Wednesday, March 28, 12:00 p.m. Confronting the Opioid Crisis in Our Community, Tuesday, April 3, 3:00 .pm. Healing Candlelight Vigil, Tuesday, April 3, 4:30 p.m. Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 3, 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Norwich, CT – Norwich is seventh in the state for opioid overdose death rates in 2017 according to the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner ...read more
Thursday, March 08, 2018
The Radiance Woodwind Quintet will perform in concert on Sunday, March 18 at 4:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Mystic, CT to benefit the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. The concert, sponsored by the Don Kimball Fund, in collaboration with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, will feature works by Debussy, Ligeti, Mozart, Piazzola, and Paquito D’Rivera. Dedicated to performing ...read more
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
During this special edition of Signings & Sightings, newly published author, Michelle Jacobik will debut her first book, Prosperity After Divorce: Take charge of your finances & create the life you really want using Lifestyle Re-Design Planning (TM), to her hometown audience. Jacobik will engage fans in a live discussion followed by a book signing.  *Participation is on a first-come, first-served ...read more
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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
As part of its ongoing effort to connect our communities through live orchestral music, the ECSO is offering free admission to this concert to any service member of the U.S. Armed Forces who wears their uniform that evening. Two magnificent pieces by Joseph Haydn and Gustav Mahler form a military-themed concert showcasing the orchestra’s talent in different contexts. Haydn’s Symphony No. 100 ...read more
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College will be hosting its fifth annual Veterans Resource Fair, a one-stop resource for jobs, education, health services, networking and more.  This year the fair has been expanded to include 20 yellow-ribbon colleges and additional employers. The resource fair has been rescheduled to the snow date, Thursday, March 22, 2018. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 ...read more
Monday, March 05, 2018
Space is still available in two non-credit training courses, Pharmacy Technician and Patient Care Technician, starting Tuesday, March 20. These careers are among the fastest growing health care careers in Connecticut.  Whether a person has the goal of learning new skills or reinventing their career, taking a non-credit course will fit their needs. Both courses have a registration deadline of ...read more
Monday, March 05, 2018
A World of Opportunities for Connecticut Businesses! Connecticut Export Week 2018 is the only free event of it’s kind in the nation. This event is designed to encourage more businesses to take the first steps towards ‘going global’. Attendees will have access to the experts in building a global marketplace. Whether you are new to exports or a successful exporting business, you will find the events ...read more
Friday, March 02, 2018
Series to Kick Off with Tony Award-Winning Broadway Musical Cinderella!   Mashantucket, CT – Due to overwhelming demand, The Broadway Series at Foxwoods® Resort Casino returns with another unforgettable line up of Broadway classics.  The curtain goes up on the 2018 Broadway Series at Foxwoods May 8 - 13 with Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella for seven shows in the Fox Theater.   Tickets for ...read more
Thursday, March 01, 2018
WORCESTER, Mass. – No. 24 Coast Guard sends a program record four wrestlers to the NCAA National Championship as the Bears finished up competition at the Northeast Regional Sunday afternoon at WPI. Heading to the National Championship and earning All-Region honors for Coast Guard are sophomore Owen McClave (133), junior Nick Remke (165), sophomore AJ Aeberli (174) and freshman Jonathan Wagner ...read more
Thursday, March 01, 2018
The Ledyard Garden Club awarded The Arc New London County $300 to assist with the purchase of a season-extending greenhouse for its Farm Stand in Ledyard. This employment and vocational training program helps men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) learn valuable skills in a field that they love, enabling transition into competitive community employment. Participant ...read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Sponsored by Southeastern CT SCORE, wiith the support of IGNITE Thames River   SCORE continues its new business planning workshop series with Simple Steps #5: Funding Sources. The final workshop in the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series offers information on how to finance your small business. Discussions include sources of funds, banking relations, ratio analysis, and more. A bank ...read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $5,500 to The Furniture Bank in Gales Ferry to help purchase 100 new beds for low-income families in the area who are experiencing financial hardship. This gift was part of the over $200,000 given to local charities and other need-based organizations by the Dime Bank Foundation over the past year.   The Furniture Bank helps people in the ...read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Matching Gifts Program’s total giving during 2017 exceeded $300,000, and the combined donations from the credit union and its members were able to provide much-needed financial assistance to more than 270 charities and non-profit groups. “We care about our members, and our Matching Gifts Program lets us support the charitable organizations that ...read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Q: Should all employees check their withholding? A: Yes. Employees should check their withholding at the beginning of each year or when their personal circumstances change. It’s even more important this year for people to do a “paycheck checkup” following the changes in the new tax law. With the new tax law, it’s especially important for people who have previously itemized their deductions, have ...read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law  Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December. The IRS urges taxpayers to use ...read more
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra (ECSO) and Chorus announces a vacancy for the contractual position of Music Director/Conductor of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC). The start date for this position will be July 2018. Highly qualified, experienced, choral conductors may apply. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, rehearsal and concert videos, three ...read more
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Mystic, CT – The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will be kicking off spring with a cocktail party at the Spicer Mansion (Mystic, CT) on Thursday, March 22nd. The cocktail party will feature gourmet hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, fine wines, and craft beers as well as live music and a live auction. Auction items include unique opportunities at the Spicer Mansion and other local ...read more
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites the general public to attend its annual Instrumental Competition. This competition, now in its 59th year, was established to recognize the outstanding talents of emerging young musicians through the age of 25. 12 contestants have been selected for the final round held at Evans Hall on the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT on ...read more
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Children ages 13 and younger will receive free Museum admission to see the “Gentle Giants”  Mystic, CT – The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to be at Mystic Seaport March 22-25, in conjunction with the Mystic Irish Parade.   The horses will be housed in a special stable on the Museum’s Village Green, and will ...read more
Monday, February 26, 2018
 Jewett City, CT – For the fourth year in a row, Jewett City Savings Bank has earned top honors as the Best Community Bank in Connecticut in the annual poll of readers of The Commercial Record. The competition sponsored by the prominent trade publication measures the loyalty and satisfaction that readers have with providers of services in the financial and real estate industries.   The ...read more
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Monday, February 26, 2018
Groton, CT – Melissa L. Raffanello recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Residential Loan Officer, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Melissa will work with clients throughout Hartford and Litchfield Counties in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and ...read more
Monday, February 26, 2018
Meredith G. Diette recently joined Berchem Moses PC as a Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She advises private, non-profit and municipal clients on laws governing the employment relationship, and assists clients during collective bargaining and binding arbitration proceedings. Attorney Diette represents employers in negotiations, hearings and trials before the National Labor ...read more
Friday, February 23, 2018
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service today said that it is ready to process tax year 2017 returns claiming three popular tax benefits recently renewed retroactively into law. The Bipartisan Budget Act, enacted on Feb. 9, renewed for tax year 2017 a wide range of individual and business tax benefits that had expired at the end of 2016. The IRS has now reprogrammed its processing systems ...read more
Friday, February 23, 2018
East Haddam, CT – In East Haddam, otherwise known for the renowned Goodspeed Opera House, resides a distinguished 17th century Victorian. What goes on in that building has attracted businesses from all over the country. The building holds 30+ employees of Julia Balfour, LLC, an integrated, creative agency whose core culture revolves around inspiring change. Owner and founder, Julia Balfour was ...read more
Thursday, February 22, 2018
SCORE continues its new business planning workshop series with Simple Steps #4: Financial Projections. The fourth workshop in the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts, including financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, and how to do a cash flow projection. Using a hands-on approach, you will learn how to forecast ...read more
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Waterford, CT ­– Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is the Number 1 residential mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut for the eighth consecutive year, originating over 9,800 residential mortgages in New London and Windham counties combined since 2010 with a total value topping the $1.2 billion mark. "It's a real honor for Charter Oak to be eastern Connecticut's top mortgage lender for eight ...read more
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Sponsored by Southeastern CT SCORE, wiith the support of IGNITE Thames River   SCORE continues its new business planning workshop series with Simple Steps #3: Marketing Plan. The third workshop in the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series provides an introduction to marketing communication methods and tools to maximize customer reach. The discussion in the "Marketing Plan" workshop ...read more
Friday, February 16, 2018
Resort Casino to Add Popular Connecticut Brewpub to Growing List of Attractions this SummerMASHANTUCKET, CT (January 30, 2018) – Foxwoods® Resort Casino today revealed plans to open Stony Creek Brewery, a fully operational brewpub with an award-winning beer selection. The announcement marks another step in Foxwoods’ continued evolution as the Northeast’s premier full-service resort ...read more
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Friday, February 16, 2018
John F. Kennedy said “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” Join us Wednesday, February 21 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting and meet a few of the people who do this every day.   Kathy Verano, Executive Director of Safe Futures, and Pam Atkins, President of L&M Hospital Auxiliary, will speak on ways to donate your ...read more
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Nancy Butler, a resident of Waterford, CT., a National Speaker, Award-Winning Author and Business Coach has been appointed as a delegate to The United Nations (UN). Nancy will be attending meetings at the United Nations headquarters in New York City in March for the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Nancy’s recommendation was submitted by Soroptimist International, a ...read more
Thursday, February 15, 2018
UCFS is seeking bids for interior signage vendors for our new Griswold Health Center located at 226 East Main Street, Griswold, CT. Request for proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Pamela Allen Kinder, Vice President Business Development, pkinder@ucfs.org or 822-4146. A mandatory walk thru will take place on Wednesday, February 21st from 1:20-2:30 at 226 East Main Street, ...read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Ljubicic as the new Vice President of the organization.   Ljubicic joins the Chamber with significant experience and achievements in corporate project management and regional partnership development.   In her most recent role as Vice President of Strategy and Implementation at Mitchell College, ...read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that Louis Ziegler, Executive Director of Housing for the Mohegan Tribal Housing Authority, is eastern CT’s Citizen of the Year. He will be honored at a dinner celebration on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton. Tickets are available for $85 per person from ...read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Attorney Kristi D. Kelly of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law recently prevailed in an appeal on behalf of a client for Veterans Disability Benefits filed with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The veteran applied for service-connected disability benefits in 2014 and was denied service-connection for his claimed ailments at that time. The denial was appealed in 2015 and has been pending for ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union is providing a matching grant to raise funds at the Channel 3 Kids Camp’s upcoming Telethon. The telethon, an annual fundraiser for the camp, will be aired live on Saturday March 3trd on WFSB TV Channel 3 from 5am – 8am. Emceed by WFSB Meteorologist Scot Haney and reporter Nicole Nalepa, the telethon raises important funds to help bring children to camp that ...read more
Monday, February 12, 2018
Speed PaintingThis Ease, an atmospheric work commissioned by the LA Chamber Orchestra from the accomplished composer Hannah Lash opens this February concert. Guido Garaycochea, co-founder of Expressiones Cultural Center in New London, CT, joins the ECSO as a speed painter during this work. Describing his artwork as “an abstraction of dire and lost dreams”, Guido will paint alongside the orchestra, ...read more
Monday, February 12, 2018
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank’s Carolyn Welch has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Manager. In this role, she will lead the Bank’s Commercial Lending team in attracting, developing, and growing commercial relationships throughout the Bank’s expanding market area.   “In Carolyn’s relatively short time with Chelsea Groton Bank, she has performed extremely well, ...read more
Monday, February 12, 2018
Please join UCFS on Friday, March 2nd at 9:00 am at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center, 47 Town Street, Norwich to learn more about CHEFA’s funding priorities and recent grant to UCFS.   CHEFA is a quasi-governmental agency created to help Connecticut-based non-profit organizations raise the funds needed to meet their goals of improving the health and education of the citizens of this ...read more
Friday, February 09, 2018
Quinn & Hary is proud to welcome Amanda Schoen as our new Public Relations Account Executive. As the former Communications Director for Congressman Mike Thompson in Washington, DC and Press Secretary to Congressman John Larson in Hartford, Amanda brings a wealth of communications and public relations experience to the fold. Amanda has been actively engaged with several Q & H accounts including ...read more
Friday, February 09, 2018
This workshop provides a comparison between QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions. We will set up a QuickBooks Desktop company from scratch, reviewing the setup preferences and decisions along the way. If time permits, we will also view preferences for a QuickBooks Online company to help those users understand their options as well. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops with QuickBooks ...read more
Friday, February 09, 2018
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service today announced steep declines in tax-related identity theft in 2017, attributing the success to the Security Summit initiatives that help safeguard the nation’s taxpayers.   Key indicators of identity theft dropped for the second year in a row in 2017. This includes a 40 percent decline in taxpayers reporting they are victims of identity theft in ...read more
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Sponsored by Southeastern CT SCORE, wiith the support of IGNITE Thames River   BRIEF DESCRIPTION: SCORE continues its new business planning workshop series with Simple Steps #2: Business Concept. The second workshop in the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series focuses on your business concept and step-by-step guidance in researching  your idea, your market and your ...read more
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
The Connecticut Office of the Arts would like to congratulate the Connecticut non-profit organizations awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts!  Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, Inc. (aka Goodspeed Musicals), East Haddam $20,000 to support a new adaptation of producation of "Cyrano."  Music Mountain Incorporated, Falls Village $10,000 to support 89th annual Music Mountain ...read more
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
A Taiko Lecture and Performance at Three Rivers Community College February 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m.   Norwich, CT – Join us for a special one-night concert and lecture by Grammy-nominated taiko drumming artist Shoji Kameda. Kameda will give audiences the opportunity to experience the impact, depth, and diversity of taiko as he performs, discusses his musical journey and answers questions from ...read more
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Eastern CT – The Young Professionals of Eastern CT (YPECT) program has added new members to its Executive Committee, and announced it will honor select members of the group at the Young Professionals of the Year Celebration taking place Friday, February 16 at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. YPECT is a division of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT that provides regular networking, career ...read more
Monday, February 05, 2018
Luxe Vegas $100,000 Giveaway Grand Prize Winners to Receive VIP Package to Spectacular Las Vegas Resort  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino and Caesars Palace Las Vegas have teamed up to award twenty lucky Foxwoods players and their guest a complete VIP trip simply by playing their favorite slot machines, table games, bingo or poker.   Through February 23, Foxwoods guests will ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Oakdale chapter of the Knights of Columbus awarded $356 to The Arc New London County as part of the proceeds from its 2017 Tootsie Roll Drive. Thanks to the continued support of the Knights of Columbus, The Arc can provide health and fitness programs and activities, including Special Olympics, to over 180 participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) from ...read more
Friday, February 02, 2018
UCFS is pleased to recognize Stephanie Donovan for receiving her Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement (ECMH-E). She is only one of three endorsees in Connecticut, and one of the first eleven clinicians to receive this endorsement.   The ECMH-E® is a workforce development initiative with the potential to positively impact the depth and breadth of knowledge, understanding and skills of early ...read more
Friday, February 02, 2018
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of 17 employees, including five members of the Bank’s senior leadership team, 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 ...read more
Friday, February 02, 2018
Washington – The Internal Revenue Service today strongly encouraged taxpayers who are seriously behind on their taxes to pay what they owe or enter into a payment agreement with the IRS to avoid putting their passports in jeopardy.   This month, the IRS will begin implementation of new procedures affecting individuals with “seriously delinquent tax debts.” These new procedures implement ...read more
Friday, February 02, 2018
Let the green and good times roll, its Mystic Irish Parade season! In honor of the Celtic holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation will be hosting a variety of family fun, Irish inspired events thru the end of March, 2018.   The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation is 100% volunteer driven, supported by team members dedicated to promoting the Irish heritage and organizing a ...read more
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE SECT is excited to announce the appointment of volunteer Anne Driscoll to the role of Chapter Workshop Chair.  In this role, Anne will be responsible for the planning and implementation of SCORE’s Workshop Program conducted throughout the year in Southeastern Connecticut.    SCORE conducted over 45 workshops last year in southeastern Connecticut, all intended to help ...read more
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Choose from Multiple Romantic Dinner Specials For Loved Ones To Enjoy  MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, will offer special Valentine’s Day menus that all will fall in love with.  Embark on the perfect romantic getaway with a delightful dinner for two.  Alta Strada This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a special four course prix-fixe menu at Foxwoods’ ...read more
Categories: General
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Rodney A. Butler, Chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut at the organization’s Annual Meeting on January 26, 2018. He takes over for Brian A. Orenstein, President and CEO of Charter Federal Credit Union, who served two years as Chairman and will remain on the board.   Virginia L. Mason, United ...read more
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Groton, CT – The Groton Rotary Club presented a check for $10,000 to the Groton Little League to help finance lights at Clinton Burrows Field at a recent weekly meeting.  Gary Weale, club president, presented the donation to Jonathan Grossman, Groton Little League president. The lights at the field were installed recently at a cost of $80,000.  There are four 60-foot lighting poles with a cluster ...read more
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Board of Directors of The Light House announces the retirement of Founder and Executive Director, Kathy Greene, as of Nov 1st.  Ms. Greene founded the non-profit in 1992 to provide community based functional academics and life skills for children and adults with disabilities, with the mission “to educate and prepare for life”.  What was created over the past 25 years has been ground breaking. ...read more
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Coast Guard Academy held its seventh annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium on Tuesday in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall and even the snow storm which blanketed Southeastern Connecticut didn't but a damper on the day as close to 100 women were in attendance. Pam Borton, the winningest women's basketball coach at the University of Minnesota and now an ICF Senior ...read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will host its first Thirsty Thursday Innovators Networking event for 2018 on Thursday, February 15th. The featured speaker will be Carrie Collins White from Connecticut Innovations. The event is open to all innovators, entrepreneurs and business owners and will take place from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at CURE Innovation Commons located at 93 ...read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Aquarium recently rolled out the “Cabin Fever” promotion as a way to help families beat the winter blues.  Discounted admission to enjoy fluorescent fish, playful penguins, beautiful belugas and so much more will go a long way toward curing cabin fever. Mystic Aquarium is offering a 15% discount on all tickets purchased online at MysticAquarium.org.   Studies have shown that ...read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
IRS, Partners Across the Nation Mark Today’s EITC Awareness Day Taxpayers May Qualify for Significant Tax Benefit IRS YouTube Videos: Claiming EITC or ACTC? Your Refund May Be Delayed -- English | SpanishWashington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service and its partners across the country remind taxpayers about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on EITC Awareness Day. Today marks the 12th year of ...read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport is proud to offer Yoga in the Pingo in its new exhibition, Murmur: Arctic Realities with world renowned yoga instructor Coral Brown.   The first class will be at 8:30 a.m., Saturday Feb. 10. The second class will be at 5:15 p.m., Saturday, March 3. Each vinyasa class (suitable for all-levels)  is 75 minutes. Tickets are $18 for members and $20 for non-members. Mystic ...read more
Monday, January 29, 2018
The Arc New London County received $1,575 from the Town of North Stonington to support its Community Life & Advocacy program for 2018.  CL&A has provided recreation, socialization, self-advocacy and civic engagement programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout southeastern Connecticut for 65 years, and is the only program of its kind in the region.  It receives ...read more
Monday, January 29, 2018
Cost and price are independent, yet together they determine your business success and profit. Pricing to be competitive and being profitable are not mutually exclusive. This workshop with SCORE mentor Eric Munro explores how to develop costs and prices, separately, and avoid common pitfalls such as underestimating real costs, mixing your pricing message and trying to be the lowest price ...read more
Monday, January 29, 2018
Groton, CT – BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Chelsea Groton Bank, has once again secured a 5-Star rating. A five-star rating indicates the Bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and more. Earning and maintaining this top 5-Star rating for 95 consecutive quarters puts Chelsea Groton Bank in an even more prominent ...read more
Friday, January 26, 2018
Free Presentation at Three Rivers Community College Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:30─8:30 p.m.   Norwich, CT – Despite stories of burdensome college loans, there is a way for everyone to afford college and minimize their student debt. In some cases, it can even be reduced to as little as $0. Learn how at this free seminar, “Yes. You Can Afford College and Minimize Student Debt,” at Three Rivers ...read more
Friday, January 26, 2018
Groton, CT – The Andy Sherwood Dixieland Jazz Quartet scheduled for Sunday, January 28 has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort will be made to reschedule the concert.  Once a new date is determined, it will be announced in the media and on both Groton Utilities and City of Groton web sites. The OBrien String Trio will be featured Sunday, February 18, 2018. This versatile ...read more
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Guilford, CT – Tony Raucci, Laurie Warshavsky, and Ken Coleman have joined the Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE and will be mentoring in Guilford. SCORE is a volunteer organization that provides free counseling to start-ups and existing small businesses. Eric Steinmetz, a long time SCORE mentor and former chair of the Southeast CT chapter, continues to mentor in Guilford as well. The ...read more
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will open registration for their 2018 Summer Camp on Thursday, February 1. NESS summer programs run Mondays through Fridays for 10 weeks (June 25 - August 31). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students ages 4-17 and located in Stonington, CT. NESS, a nationally-recognized and award-winning ocean adventure STEM ...read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Whether you're starting up or already running a non-profit, once you've established your mission, organization and key goals, developing plans for fundraising, marketing and sponsorships will be critical for success. SCORE counselor Bob Potter will help guide you through these important steps.   Date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM ESTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 ...read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
On behalf of United Community and Family Services, Amanda Solis (Supervisor of the Intensive Family Preservation Program), Krista Kennedy (Clinician in the Intensive Family Preservation Program) and Kaylyn Hewey (Clinician II in Plainfield) were present to receive a Certification of Appreciation from the Willimantic Department of Children and Families - Human Anti Trafficking Response Team (HART) ...read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Country Powerhouses and International Dance Phenomenons Light Up Foxwoods this February  Mashantucket, CT – If an exciting winter escape is calling your name, Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is your go-to destination for the ultimate getaway and award-winning entertainment. This February, spice up your Valentine’s Day celebrations with musical performances ...read more
Categories: General
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Bridgeport, CT – People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arms of People’s United Bank, today announced that it awarded $1,114,226 to 155 Connecticut non-profit organizations in 2017. Funding was distributed state-wide in alignment with the Foundations’ focus areas including: youth development, community and economic development, and affordable housing. Grant recipients ...read more
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Xfinity Internet Customers Can Now Bring Select, Unlocked iPhones; Additional Devices Expected Later in 2018  Berlin, CT – Comcast announced today that Xfinity Internet customers can now bring their own device (BYOD) to Xfinity Mobile by visiting the Groton Xfinity Store or any other Xfinity Store locations across the country. Select, unlocked iPhone models can be activated on the Xfinity Mobile ...read more
Monday, January 22, 2018
Groton, CT – Elizabeth “Betsy” Conway, General Counsel of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, was recently appointed to Chelsea Groton Bank’s Board of Trustees. Conway became a Corporator of the Bank in 2011.   “Betsy is thoughtful, insightful, and very skilled at analyzing intricate issues, and advising clients, colleagues, and decision-makers in complex matters,” said Michael Rauh, ...read more
Monday, January 22, 2018
Executive Director of Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), presents “Refugee Resettlement in Connecticut” Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on Tuesday, February 6 at Saybrook Point Inn Waterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced that Chris George, Executive Director of Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services ...read more
Friday, January 19, 2018
Eastern CT – For whose first language is not English, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has improved its website ChamberECT.com to make it easier for non-native English speakers to use. Chamber staff have added Google translate functionality to many pages on ChamberECT.com, starting with the Immigrant Resource Center page. This feature makes it possible for website text to be automatically ...read more
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Access All of NBC Olympics’ Coverage in One Place on X1 and Xfinity Stream   X1 Customers Will Enjoy 50 New Olympics Virtual Channels, New Voice Controls, Athlete Profiles, Real-time Stats, Daily Summaries, and Medal Counts  Philadelphia, PA – Comcast today unveiled the most live, mobile and technologically advanced Olympics experience that will be available to Xfinity TV customers on the TV ...read more
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 UCFS is seeking proposals for furniture vendors for our new Griswold Health Center located at 226 East Main Street, Griswold, CT. Request for proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Pamela Allen Kinder, Vice President Business Development, pkinder@ucfs.org or 822-4146. Proposals are due by2:00 pm on Monday, February 26, 2018.  Proposals must be hand delivered or mailed to Pamela ...read more
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
UCFS is pleased to announce that Pam Manke has become certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).  The BCBA is a post-graduate degree. In order to become certified as a BCBA Pam had to obtain her Master’s degree and pass a national exam. BCBAs are trained clinicians in the field of behavioral science that aid individuals by developing behavior plans, setting functional living goals, ...read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Joseph J. Selinger was recently designated as an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. Attorney Selinger was given an AV rating from his peers, which means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings evaluates ...read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) is currently seeking singers! Auditions will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.   The ECSC offers singers a unique opportunity to join a musical enterprise of symphonic proportion in Southeastern Connecticut. Individuals selected for a position in the chorus will have the fortune of performing Candide, which is an operetta with music composed ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
UCFS is pleased to announce we have been recognized as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace (BFW) by the Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition. This award recognizes UCFS for supporting working mothers in meeting their breastfeeding goals.​ BFW supports women by creating a supportive atmosphere for moms returning to work, allowing flexible break times to express breast milk until baby’s first ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Groton, CT – Matthew Morrell, VP, Retail Lending Sales Manager, was recently selected as a New Leader in Banking by the CT Bankers Association and Connecticut Banking Magazine. This honor is awarded to up-and-coming professionals from across Connecticut. The 15 recipients are considered to be outstanding employees who have made a notable impact in their bank and their community, beyond their job ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Jonathan Duncklee, President and CEO of Duncklee Cooling & Heating Inc. received the National Leadership Award from Mitsubishi Cooling & Heating in December 2017 in Dallas, Texas at their training and technology facility. Thirteen out of 3,500 of the country’s most elite Mitsubishi Cooling and Heating diamond contractors were chosen by Mitsubishi Cooling & Heating as leaders in the ductless ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Waterford, CT – For the second consecutive year, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be awarding $90,000 in college scholarships this spring to students in New London and Windham counties. The credit union will accept scholarship applications now through Thursday, March 15, 2018. Applications must be submitted electronically, and can be found at ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Join the American Cancer Society to raise funds for lifesaving research and services to cancer patients in your community. With your help, the American Cancer Society is saving lives every day and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays – where cancer never steals another year from anyone’s life.   Corporations, businesses, hospitals, schools, and religious and community ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Taftville, CT – OneKey, LLC, the construction management team for The Lofts at Ponemah Mills, is pleased to announce that affordable housing funds have been confirmed for Phase 2 of the Ponemah Mills renovation with the receipt of a commitment letter for a construction mortgage loan from the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) on December 12, 2017.   Connecticut Department of Housing ...read more
Friday, January 12, 2018
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has been named the Best Credit Union for the second consecutive year in The Commercial Record’s annual reader survey. “It’s quite an honor to be chosen as the Best Credit Union in Connecticut for the second year in a row,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “This has been a great year for Charter Oak in ...read more
Friday, January 12, 2018
The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will present multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda with the 18th annual Monte Cristo Award.  An alumnus of the O’Neill, Miranda’s first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. A gala dinner featuring a conversation with the honoree will be held at the Edison Ballroom (New York) on ...read more
Friday, January 12, 2018
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." The contest is designed to engage youth in environmental stewardship and watershed conservation and is open to all Connecticut students currently in grades K-6. A panel of judges will ...read more
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Join us for our next luncheon that will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:30 am, at Langley's Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Larry Ford is an author, speaker and international thought leader on conscious business, investing, and the human spirit. As founder and CEO of Conscious Capital Wealth Management, he is redefining the financial advisory industry. Dubbed the ...read more
Thursday, January 11, 2018
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, February 8th, ...read more
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Check out the Bring on Europe sale with our friends at Aer Lingus! Fly roundtrip to Ireland with spring fares from $599* and summer fares from $829*. Travel April – June & July – August 2018. Restrictions apply. Hurry - book by January 30th at AerLingus.com. Get more info at: http://bit.ly/2CRY2Kc.   
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Groton, CT – CURE Innovation Commons will partner with the Ignite Program of Thames River Innovation Place to present Discrimination and Harassment Avoidance Training for entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-ups on Wednesday, February 7, from 3:00-5:00 pm. The event will take place at CURE Innovation Commons located at 93 Shennecossett Road in Groton, CT. The training will be presented by ...read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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: Wednesday, February 7th, ...read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that it will present a Business Luncheon with Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday, January 22, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Groton Inn & Suites in Groton (99 Gold Star Highway) Lunch will be provided.  The event is sponsored by Atlantic Broadband. Admission is $20 in advance for Chamber of Commerce of Eastern ...read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation recently donated $1,510 to the Collaborative for Colchester’s Children (C3) to support an intervention program for parents and children designed to develop new skill levels in caregivers. C3 will partner with TVCCA Head Start and work with trained facilitators to bring this special program to Colchester families. This gift was part of the over $200,000 given ...read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Stonington, CT – The Town of Stonington is finding new life in an old date — 1649, to be precise. Heralding the launch of a marketing initiative developed by the Town's Economic Development Commission, "Stonington 1649" is a new brand that will help drive tourism, development, investment and business in the Pawcatuck, Stonington, and Mystic villages.   An international logo competition initiated ...read more
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Norwich, CT – From registration to financial aid, testing to scheduling classes, a final Super Saturday offers new and current students a last chance for one-stop enrollment for the spring semester on January 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Three Rivers Community College in the A Wing.   “We want give students one more opportunity to take advantage of this popular way to register or enroll. Super ...read more
Monday, January 08, 2018
The Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition will present “Arts & Health InterSECT: Creating Health & Wellness Through the Arts in Southeastern CT” on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:30am at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center in Ledyard, the first of its kind in the region. The event is free to attend but registration is required, www.CultureSECT.org . Southeastern CT Cultural ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, January 08, 2018
Groton Public Utilities, Norwich Public Utilities and Comcast have collectively funded $43,000 worth of critical energy-saving and safety-related repairs for two of The Arc New London County’s community residences serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Groton and Norwich.    The companies’ participation in the 2017 Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act’s tax ...read more
Friday, January 05, 2018
Get ready to celebrate the birthdays of two composers both born on January 27 that provide for a wonderful night of musical contrast. French composer Édouard Lalo’s Le Roi d’Ys Overture will begin the celebration in dramatic fashion, depicting the city of Ys which becomes engulfed by threatening waves. Relieving the intensity, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Rue Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben is a gorgeous ...read more
Friday, January 05, 2018
Are your marketing efforts effectively promoting your small business? Tanisha Baptiste of the Small Business Administration discusses the topics and concepts to consider when creating an integrated marketing plan.   Date: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM ESTLocation: East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357  How to register: REGISTER NOW
Friday, January 05, 2018
Local non-profit organizations are invited to apply for Pfizer Groton Laboratories’ 2018/2019 competitive grants. Applications from organizations serving communities in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island will be considered. Priority will be given to programs that bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to students from elementary through ...read more
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The holidays can be a difficult time for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, many of whom live on fixed incomes and have little money for special holiday foods, winter clothes, or presents. But thanks to the incredible generosity of the southeastern Connecticut community, participants of The Arc NLC’s community programs and residents of some ...read more
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy Athletics Division has selected Crist Holveck to be its first ever Director of Rugby, Director of Athletics Tim Fitzpatrick announced.  Holveck, who retired from the Coast Guard in the spring of 2017 as a Lieutenant Commander, has achieved considerable success during his tenure as the head coach of the men's rugby club team at CGA - leading the Bears to ...read more
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Danish film “Across the Waters” tells the story of Jews fleeing Nazi-occupied Denmark by boatMystic, CT – To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, Mystic Seaport, the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, will co-host a special screening of the 2016 Danish film “Across the Waters,” which tells ...read more
Friday, December 29, 2017
Did you know that out-of-pocket costs associated with senior financial scams and exploitation are estimated at $2.9 billion a year? And that’s on the low side because many cases go unreported.   As the net worth of seniors increases, so does the likelihood they’ll be targeted by con artists trying to strip them of their life savings. Senior scams are on the rise, but with proper prevention and ...read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Finding capital for your small business is not impossible. Get pointers from the Small Business Association that help get your business moving toward financial stability. Topics discussed will be a variety of ways of financing, including traditional (SBA’s guaranteed loan programs), non-traditional (SBA’s micro-loan programs), and more.   Date: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 Time:  10:00AM – ...read more
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Total Bonus Payout Tops $3 Million Since Gold Rewards Began in 2010 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded over $532,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members this December, which is the highest payout in the history of the member-rewards program. “These bonuses are Charter Oak’s way of saying a very special happy holidays to our Gold Rewards members,” said ...read more
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
LUXTURNA™ (voretigeneneparvovec), is the first pharmacologic treatment for inherited retinal disease and the first gene therapy for a genetic disease in the US Ledyard, CT – Sofia Sees Hope, a patient advocacy organization dedicated to transforming the lives of those affected by blindness caused by rare inherited retinal diseases (IRD), applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Dec. 19 ...read more
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
The Arc New London County’s Community Life & Advocacy component received a $4,920 from the Southeast Area Women and Girls Fund, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and the Baker Costa Mallette Fund.  The grant will support the “Voices” program for women with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are survivors or at risk of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse. ...read more
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $171,247 in grants to 89 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this fall. 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 $2.6 million in total grants to the ...read more
Monday, December 18, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Three Rivers College Foundation is pleased to announce Chelsea Groton Foundation’s grant of $2,800 to fund an Advanced Sheet Metal Fabrication Needs Assessment.   The Needs Assessment will explore area manufacturing to help Three Rivers design and adapt innovative educational models that are more sustainable across the technical disciplines.    “As a business owner, volunteer ...read more
Monday, December 18, 2017
Old Lyme, CT – The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebekah (Becky) Beaulieu as Director of the Museum. With a distinguished career that traverses both art museum and historic site administration, Beaulieu has most recently been the Associate Director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick, Maine. She begins her new role on ...read more
Monday, December 18, 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 and beyond to receive grants from the Wireless Zone Foundation in 2017. A grand total of $67,500 will be donated to these neighboring organizations this year.   Business ...read more
Thursday, December 14, 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, December 13, 2017
Marketing & E-Commerce veteran Anne Driscoll will cover the practical application of social media marketing platforms for small businesses. You will learn the benefits of social media beyond marketing, and how you can harness the power of social platforms to help build your business.   Date: Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM ESTLocation: Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, ...read more
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Come dance with us!  Eastern Connecticut Ballet is offering free trial classes for new students in January at the East Lyme and Old Saybrook locations.  Now in its 26th year, Eastern Connecticut Ballet offers outstanding dance programs for both children and adults, and is known as the home of classical ballet training in the heart of eastern Connecticut.  Whether it is an introduction to dance ...read more
Friday, December 08, 2017
The ECSO announces the continuation of a program supported by the New London Rotary Club. On Thursday, December 14, 2017, musicians from the ECSO will perform duets during the New London Community Meal Center’s dinner service at 5pm. ECSO Principal Clarinetist, Kelli O’Connor, and ECSO Principal Oboist Carla Parodi, will perform for food insecure residents of New London County. Every 2nd Thursday ...read more
Friday, December 08, 2017
Putnam Bank has named Preston resident Lauren LaBelle as the Bank’s new Personal Banking Account Executive serving New London County in the Bank’s Norwich and Gales Ferry branches.    Lauren, a graduate of the University of Connecticut, has many years of banking experience, having been employed with Putnam Bank as a Branch Manager. She is also an Affiliate Member of the Eastern Connecticut ...read more
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
It was another outstanding Fall for the women's rugby club team as the Bears advanced to the USA Rugby Division II Fall Championship for the second straight season. Last spring, the Bears won their fifth straight New England Wide Collegiate Rugby Conference (NEWCRC) championship advancing to the USA Rugby National Championship. "There isn't a better teacher then experience and in last year's ...read more
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Event Capped Off with Groton Human Services DonationGroton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank held a ribbon cutting for its reinvented Center Groton branch at 1319 Gold Star Highway in Groton on December 5, 2017. The ceremony included remarks and plaque presentations from both Megan Cronin, from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, and Bill Smith, from the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce.  Michael ...read more
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Groton, CT – The newly-created Groton economic development website offers a full suite of business assistance resources and comprehensive business information. Investors, businesses and new residents can visit ExploreMoreGroton.com to access the available assets. Groton economic developers want to attract new businesses, entrepreneurs and residents to participate in the success of Groton. Known ...read more
Monday, December 04, 2017
Old Saybrook, CT – Comcast Business today announced that BatteryJunction.com, an online battery retailer, is using Comcast Business internet and phone services to power its daily operations. With about 50 employees, BatteryJunction.com is a Top 1000 Internet Retailer ranked business serving consumers, businesses and government agencies with portable power products like batteries and flashlights, ...read more
Monday, December 04, 2017
Ledyard, CT –Sofia Sees Hope, a Ledyard, CT-based patient advocacy organization dedicated to transforming the lives of those affected by blindness caused by Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) and other rare inherited retinal diseases, has expanded its Board of Directors.   Three new positions were added to the Board in November. Laura Manfre, co-founder of the nonprofit and chair of the Board, ...read more
Monday, December 04, 2017
Mentor Judges Gavin Rossdale, Scott Borchetta, John Varvatos, Steve Jones, Desmond Child and Chris Lord-Alge to Determine Winner at Los Angeles’ Famed Viper Room  Finale Event Will Be Streamed Live at www.next2rock.com starting at 8:30 pm PTCumulus Media’s neXt2rock — a National and Local Grassroots Search for America’s Newest Rock Star — to Guarantee Winning Artist Major Label Recording Contract ...read more
Monday, December 04, 2017
Come to the Avery-Copp House to enjoy the magic of Christmas past!  Located on the Groton Bank overlooking the Thames River, we invite you to experience the enchanting history of the holidays as it was celebrated at this time of the year.   ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSESunday, December 10, 2017 4:00 – 6:00 pm Experience the magic of Christmas past and explore the museum decorated for the holidays ...read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 1:30pm & 7pm Sunday December 10, 2017 | 1:30pm   Share the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, "the great American ballerina of our time," returns to The Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New ...read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Groton, CT – Thinking about solar, but not sure that you can afford the investment? Groton Utilities is offering its customers a free, unbiased, third party Solar Energy Financial Evaluation.  Groton Utilities has arranged for an independent consultant to help you get all the right answers about your potential solar investment.   Most importantly, the evaluation results will be confidential.  ...read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Reinvented Branch to Serve as Financial Wellness Center, Bank Branch, and More  Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has completed the construction of its Center Groton location at 1319 Gold Star Highway. The reinvented branch was designed to provide individuals with the tools and resources needed to empower them to make better financial decisions through learning, mentoring and collaboration. The ...read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Check out the Aer Lingus EUROFREE promotion! Fly to Ireland on Aer Lingus from Bradley International Airport, then take off to one of 26 European cities free! Travel dates are January 1 – March 31 2018. Hurry, book by December 11th at AerLingus.com. Terms and conditions apply.  
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites young instrumentalists, including pianists, to apply to its annual Instrumental Competition. This competition, now in its 59th year, was established to recognize the outstanding talents of emerging young musicians through the age of 25. A maximum number of 12 contestants will be selected for the final round held at Evans Hall on the campus of ...read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Groton, CT – Come join the Greater Groton Community for the Annual Groton Holiday Lights Parade on Saturday, December 2, at 5 p.m.  This is a special event, sponsored by the Groton Business Association (GBA) of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce. The line of march is along U. S. Route 1 in downtown Groton from South Road to Drozdyk Drive. Plenty of free parking is available for parade ...read more
Friday, November 24, 2017
Stonington  Borough kicks off its annual holiday celebrations the weekend of December 1st and 2nd, beginning with the annual Christmas tree lighting followed by the  Village Stroll.  Come sing, share a cup of cider and help Santa light the tree on Friday, December 1st at 5:30 at Wadawanuck Square.  Then stroll down Water Street to Cannon Square and enjoy complimentary goodies at all the shops ...read more
Friday, November 24, 2017
Mystic, CT – Dawn Salerno, Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Operations at Mystic Museum of Art, has been elected as President of the Board of the New England Museum Association (NEMA) at its annual meeting in Falmouth, Massachusetts on October 27, 2017.  NEMA is the largest, most active regional organization representing museums and museum professionals in the United States, providing ...read more
Friday, November 24, 2017
New London, CT – The Ignite Program of Thames River Innovation Place is pleased to announce that it will present Business Speed Mentoring for entrepreneurs on Wednesday, December 6, from 5:00-7:00 pm. The event will take place at Harris Place located at 165 State Street in New London, CT and will feature the opportunity to speak one-on-one with mentors on business planning, marketing, financing ...read more
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Historic mill apartment complex ready to welcome residents Taftville, CT – OneKey, LLC, the construction management team for The Lofts at Ponemah Mills, is pleased to announce the official receipt of a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) from the building inspector of the City of Norwich.  As of Friday, November 17, phase one of this 313,000 sq. ft. apartment complex welcomes residents to begin ...read more
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Washington – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers looking to maximize their tax savings before the end of the year to consider charitable giving. Many taxpayers may already be planning on doing so for #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28. Giving money or goods to a tax-exempt charity before Dec. 31 can usually be deducted on that year’s federal income tax return. Taxpayers are urged to consider ...read more
Monday, November 20, 2017
The students at St. Bernard School now have a new, engaging resource for developing their personal financial skills while enjoying competitions with other students locally, statewide, and across the nation.   "We're proud to be sponsoring a Millionaire's Club and excited to support financial literacy," said President & CEO Nicholas K. Fortson at CorePlus Credit Union. "The Millionaire's Club ...read more
Friday, November 17, 2017
Washington — The Internal Revenue Service reminds low- and moderate-income workers to plan now to earn a credit on their 2017 tax return. A special tax break can help people with modest incomes save for retirement. It’s called the Saver’s Credit and it could mean up to a 50 percent credit for the first $2,000 a taxpayer contributes to a retirement plan. Also known as the Retirement Savings ...read more
Friday, November 17, 2017
Chris Bradford, CEO of African Leadership Academy, presents “Africa Rising: Youth Changing the Narrative” Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on Tuesday, December 5 on the Connecticut College campus Waterford, CT – $20 for the General Public; Free for students   The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Chris Bradford, CEO and ...read more
Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
The following appeared in an Op-Ed letter submitted by Tony Sheridan, President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, to The Day newspaper. The Op-Ed was originally published on November 15, 2017. I read with interest that state Sen. Cathy Osten of Sprague and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff of Norwalk have asked the leaders of the General Assembly's Energy and Technology Committee to ...read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017
This NEW interactive, hands-on workshop with Marketing expert Arlene Saffron introduces the importance of Branding businesses and products, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or a 50-person company, and demystifies what a Brand is and is not. It is recommended that participants have a business plan, even a simple one. Limited to 15 participants.   Date: Thursday, December 14th, ...read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Centerbrook, CT – Mystic Seaport’s Thompson Exhibition Building continues to garner recognition for its design achievements.   Conceived by Centerbrook Architects & Planners, the Thompson Exhibition Building earned an Honor Award-With Distinction at the AIA QUAD 2017 Design Awards in Albany, New York. The annual QUAD (Quality Unites Architectural Design) Conference brings together the AIA ...read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Take Steps Now for Tax Filing Season Get ready today to file your 2017 federal income tax return. Changes for the tax filing season include ITINs, delays in refunds and validating your electronically filed return.  You May Need to Renew Your ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) Your ITIN may expire before you file a tax return in 2018. All ITINs not used on a federal tax return at ...read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The United States Coast Guard Academy, Division of Athletics, prepares to host its 7th Annual Women’s LeadHERship Symposium on January 30, 2018.  This day-long interactive event for women working in collegiate athletics will be held in CGA’s Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence, New London, CT.  The symposium features a keynote address by Pam Borton; ICF Senior Executive Coach, Leadership & ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, it is leading the promotion of Small Business Saturday in eastern CT, which occurs on November 25, 2017.   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 attention to ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Effective immediately, all members belonging to the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT can gain access to the Escape Lounge at Bradley International Airport at an exclusive Chamber rate.  The Escape Lounge at Bradley International Airport offers travelers a premium airport lounge experience. Located in the East Concourse of the airport next to Gate 1, the Escape Lounge is a privately-operated ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
For the third consecutive year, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is leading the promotion of Small Business Saturday in eastern CT, which occurs on November 25, 2017.What is Small Business Saturday? 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 attention to independent ...read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and NBC Olympics announced that U.S. service members worldwide would again be able to watch Olympic streaming coverage from their desktop and personal devices when NBCUniversal presents the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, in February 2018. This benefit is provided to current U.S. Military service members, including Navy, Army, Air ...read more
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Marketing & E-Commerce veteran Anne Driscoll offers a basic overview to help non-technical people and business owners build a professional-looking website in just a few hours. We will touch on the foundations of an essential web presence, and establish the easiest way to get your business online and in front of the largest audience – the internet.   Date: Thursday, December 7th, ...read more
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Dallas and Stamford, CT – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and NBC Olympics said today that U.S. service members worldwide would again be able to watch Olympic streaming coverage from their desktop and personal devices when NBCUniversal presents the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, in February 2018. This benefit is provided to current U.S. Military service members, ...read more
Friday, November 10, 2017
Nation’s Largest Wireless Retail Franchise to Celebrate New Opening on November 17, 2017Westerly, RI – Wireless Zone, the nation’s largest wireless retail franchise and exclusive provider of Verizon Wireless products and services, will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Westerly, RI on November 18, 2017, with a ribbon cutting at 10:30am. The new location at 224 Post Road will provide ...read more
Monday, November 06, 2017
New London, CT – The Thames River Innovation Partners (TRIP) are pleased to announce that they have appointed Emma Palzere-Rae as Ignite Program Manager. With the hiring of this key position, TRIP takes a large step forward in progress toward launching its programming to build entrepreneurship and innovation in order to improve the economy and quality of life in southeastern Connecticut. ...read more
Monday, November 06, 2017
Join us for our Military Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 11:30 am at Langley's Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Deb McGrath will be moderating as we honor our Uniformed Services during the Military Appreciation Luncheon.  Special Guests – We will be featuring community leaders that are Veterans, their stories and their participation in the community. We ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Lisa Bragaw, PharmD, will be lending her clinical expertise to Coastal Connecticut Research in New London, as a member of the research team for upcoming studies on Alzheimer’s disease.  She graduated with honors from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, and holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida.  She is part of the team at Simply Pharmacy ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Coastal Connecticut Research in New London is offering no cost memory screenings during the month of November, Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Since launching their Mobile Memory Clinics two years ago, Coastal Connecticut Research has provided over 100 no cost memory screenings to the public as part of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's National Memory Screening Program.  Research staff have ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that its members can gain access to the Escape Lounge at Bradley International Airport at an exclusive Chamber rate.  The Escape Lounge at Bradley International Airport offers travelers a premium airport lounge experience. Located in the East Concourse of the airport next to Gate 1, the Escape Lounge is a privately-operated ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Holiday Tradition Takes Visitors Back to Christmas Eve, 1876 Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will open the 2017 season of its Lantern Light Tours Friday, November 24. 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 ...read more
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
November is National Hospice Month.  A month set aside to reflect on and increase awareness of the very special care that is available to anyone facing a life limiting illness.  Hospice cares for any age individual; from infants to those over 100, with any life limiting illness. Not just cancer but Alzheimer’s, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), heart disease, kidney disease and others as ...read more
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
New London, CT – The Secretaries' Cup football Game on Nov. 11th between the Coast Guard and Merchant Marine will be streamed live from Cadet Memorial Field on ESPN3, beginning at noon.   For the first time since 2005 the Coast Guard Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy will meet for the Secretaries' Cup on the final week of the season.   The two schools met in the final game of the ...read more
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
TVCCA and 97.7 WCTY will host their 20th annual food drive to benefit the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, on November 2nd through November 3rd at Big Y in Norwich.   The Food Center Food distributes the foods collected through the drive to more than 80 food pantries, shelters, childcare centers, community meal sites, and programs for the elderly. All monetary donations support ...read more
Monday, October 30, 2017
High Hopes 7th Annual Holiday Market – Sunday November 12, 2017. 60 vendors, food trucks, kids activities and book signings all to support equine assisted programs for children and adults including special programs for veterans.   Learn more at: https://highhopestr.org/holiday-market-2017/
Monday, October 30, 2017
The Arc New London County, a nonprofit agency serving people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), received $500 from the Rotary Club of Niantic to support its Community Life & Advocacy program. CL&A offers socialization, self-advocacy, civic engagement and recreation/Special Olympics programming to people with IDD, and is the only program of its kind in the region.  It receives ...read more
Friday, October 27, 2017
With a celebrity chef profile, world renowned American style food and a creative beverage experience, Big Night Entertainment Group presents Guy Fieri’s Foxwoods. The 9,800-square-foot venue accommodates up to 375 people, with a 258 seat restaurant and 36 seat rectangular bar. Guy’s features custom millwork, a wood bar top, large wood ceiling beams, and large custom chandeliers creating a ...read more
Friday, October 27, 2017
Join Orthopedic Partners for  Cocktails * Hors D'oeuvres * Live MusicNovember 14, 2017    5pm - 7 pm       11 Industrial Park Road, Niantic, CTWelcome Reception for Dr. Emily Vafek, Fellowship Trained Foot & Ankle Surgeon            R.S.V.P to:  khackett@orthopartners.com Orthopedic Partners  11 Industrial Park Road Niantic, CT 06357  
Friday, October 27, 2017
Carnival of the Animals: November 19, 2017 at 2pm at the Garde Arts Center; pre-concert family activities start at 1pm   ​ Lindsay Garritson, Piano Gary Chapman, Piano Rhonda Ward, New London Poet Laureate Eastern Connecticut Ballet Special pricing: $10/adults, $5/children 18 & under   Join the ECSO for the continuation of its popular family concert offering as we explore a carnival of ...read more
Thursday, October 26, 2017
New London, CT – Local travel professional Marc Bokoff recently received a significant award for “Best Year over Year Growth” at the Cruise Planners’ 2017 Ignite Convention in Cancun, Mexico.   Bokoff joined Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative as an independent franchise owner in late 2016.  For more than two decades, Bokoff served the region’s travel needs as the owner of ...read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Join us at Foxwoods Resort Casino for the 2nd Annual Foxwoods On Tap Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, November 11 in the Premier Ballroom from 4pm – 7pm.   Enjoy live music from winner of Foxwoods 2017 Battle of the Bands - The Noble Impoverished - while sampling more than 150 craft beers from 70+ of America’s best craft breweries. Want to feel like a high roller? Purchase a VIP ticket for an ...read more
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Sunday, November 5 at 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Follow Ellery Thompson, Frank Malloy, Bill McCoy, and Admiral Hardy through the waters of eastern Long Island Sound, with Steve Jones as your witty and personable guide. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience your home waters as another world, altogether.   NLMS 34th Annual Meeting, Lunch, & a Cruise! --on a boat, with Steve Jones, & ...read more
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank   The Sales process does not have to be a dreaded part of running your business. Presenter Eric Munro will discuss how to be your natural self and put aside concerns about selling. Learn listening skills, how to establish trust, when to make your pitch (and when not to), and more. Watch your revenue grow!   Date: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 Time:  10:00AM – ...read more
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Groton Community Meals is taking the phrase “soup kitchen” to a new level, hosting their first-ever Soup-a-Thon on Friday, November 3 at 6PM at the Groton Elks Club. The Soup-a-Thon will feature an assortment of soups from local restaurants and chefs, including Ocean Blue Catering, Valentino’s Restaurant, Sneekers Café, Par 4, and Groton Community Meals’ own Rob Lawrence, a retired chef and Navy ...read more
Monday, October 23, 2017
Maria Miranda, Creative Director of Miranda Creative, walks you through common business communication challenges and best practices per media and circumstances. Learn how to craft effective messages for your business, select the right media for your message, and measure the impact & effectiveness of your message.  Date: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 Time:  6:00PM – 7:30PM EDTLocation: Dime Bank, ...read more
Monday, October 23, 2017
Fields of Fire Adventure Park is seeking twelve guests to attend and participate in a FREE Team Development Event to be held on November 1st (11/2 rain date) at Fields of Fire in Mystic. You will not be required to wade though water and mud! This event will not use the high ropes courses Fields of Fire is famous for! You will require comfortable clothing suitable for moderate activity out doors in ...read more
Monday, October 23, 2017
Admit it—your phone’s camera roll is filled with pictures of your pet. This month, put them to good use! Post a pet picture on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in October with #SNElovespets in the comment, and Subaru of New England will donate $5 to Connecticut Humane Society critters for each post! You can post as many times as you want through Oct. 31 with #SNElovespets. Just be sure to ...read more
Monday, October 23, 2017
Donations Will Support Thousands In Need This Holiday Season  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino is proud to announce the return of its seasonal giving campaign, “Stuff the Bus,” in which unwrapped toys, blankets, pajamas, jackets and diapers will be collected in support of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and its “Tommy Toy” Fund program.  This year’s annual campaign will begin ...read more
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Did you know that out-of-pocket costs associated with senior financial scams and exploitation are estimated at $2.9 billion a year? And that’s on the low side because many cases go unreported.   As the net worth of seniors increases, so does the likelihood they’ll be targeted by con artists trying to strip them of their life savings. Senior scams are on the rise, but with proper prevention and ...read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has again earned a coveted 5-Star rating from BAUERFINANCIAL, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top 5-Star rating for 94 consecutive quarters puts Chelsea Groton Bank in an even more prominent position as a ...read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
National Historic Landmark at Mystic Seaport is Oldest Coal-Fired Vessel Operating on a Regular Schedule in U.S.   Mystic Seaport has resumed operating its steamboat Sabino for public cruises on the Mystic River. The vessel has been under restoration in the Museum’s Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard for more than two years and is the oldest coal-fired steamboat still in regular operation in ...read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Introducing Victoria Gardens, a new housing development currently under construction in Waterford. Victoria Gardens, when completed, will sit on an 11-acre footprint on Boston Post Road in Waterford, on the site of the former Waterford Drive-In Movie Theater, adjacent to the Waterford Plaza Shopping Center. Victoria Gardens will comprise ninety units of elderly housing for residents 55 and ...read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
On October 4, 2017, 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, ...read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is contributing an additional $25,000 to the American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter, due to the increased strain and demand the organization is facing from events including numerous major hurricane events, fires in western states, and earthquakes in Mexico. United Way of Southeastern Connecticut already funds the Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services and ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
Categories: General
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 con