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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
Our mission is to educate people about America's industrial history and to encourage and inspire future innovation. We do this by creating engaging experiences that highlight the many fascinating technical and business innovations that have taken place in this region and continue to change the world. Located in the Francis Cabot Lowell Mill, an icon of the American Industrial Revolution, the Museum brings together intriguing artifacts, cultural insights, and inspiring stories to delight peop ...
 
After the Civil War, Harriet and her husband Charles bought an Orange Plantation in Mandarin, on the upper east coast of Florida, where they lived during the winter months. Over the years they expanded their cottage to accommodate many guests (now a museum open to the public). They opened schools to educate and churches to care for the recently freed negros pouring into Florida seeking refuge and opportunity. These charming essays, each describing a largely undeveloped rural land, became one ...
 
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Guest: Tim De Carlo Organization: Registrars of Voters Association of Connecticut (ROVAC) Role: Waterbury Registrar of Voters Voter Registration Deadline: · Everyone should always check their voter status before an election · The deadline to register to vote online, in-person or by mail is Tuesday, October 27: www.myvote.ct.gov · You can register o…
 
Channel 3 Kids Camp: A Special Event to Celebrate 110th Anniversary! Channel 3 Kids Camp has partnered with local Highclere Castle Gin, to provide a celebration of royal distinction! Join us as we celebrate our 110th anniversary along with the upcoming retirement of CEO, Denise Hornbecker! This 21+ event will be hosted at the Channel 3 Kids Camp wh…
 
The Children’s Museum in West Hartford, Connecticut offers hands-on fun with science and nature for younger children and families, school and community groups, and home schooled children. At the Museum and in classrooms throughout Connecticut, we encourage children to become creative thinkers and lifelong learners. Children engage in our interactiv…
 
Dr. Dela Cruz has been treating COVID patients and running inpatient and outpatient studies at Yale. Charles S. Dela Cruz, MD, PhD Associate Professor Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Department of Microbial Pathogenesis Director, Center of Pulmonary Infection Research and Treatment (CPIRT) Yale…
 
Each month we feature local vendors that have been partnering with Big Y, this month, we HP Cookies, located in Everett, Massachusetts. We’re chatting with Rico Botta! They’ve been partnering with big y for many years. His father and uncle came over from Naples, Italy and started a local bakery in the 70’s which became HP Cookie in the 1990’s. They…
 
Compassionate Home Care “The pandemic has highlighted the essential nature of the company's services, and the role they play in keeping clients safe in their homes during this crisis." Senator Richard Blumenthal recognizing Companions& Homemakers in Stratford, CT (September 26, 2020) We have been providing live-in home care and hourly home care ser…
 
Even thought International Day of the Girl has passed, (October 11) You can still make a difference! Clay Dunn is the Chief Executive Officer of VOW to End Child Marriage, a U.S. based nonprofit that mobilizes the multi-billion dollar wedding industry in support of ending child marriage, empowering girls around the world to choose their own futures…
 
Bob Murdock, President of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau, who also is the bureau’s Director of Sports Marketing Working in partnership with the state’s businesses, institutions, nonprofit organizations, and their surrounding communities, the Middletown-based Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) markets all of the state – conve…
 
Save pets with every step you take in the Bruno’s Way 5K road race. The run and dog-friendly fitness walk are set for Oct. 24, in the Mill Pond Park area of Newington and will benefit Connecticut Humane Society pets. Registration is now open at CThumane.org/BrunosWay. There will be awards for top times and a free gift for everyone who registers to …
 
Halloween will have a different feel this year, that’s why WE'RE partnering with Cake Gypsy in Avon, CT to bring sweet treats to your little goblins and ghouls! Parents: nominate your child that is deserving of a special treat and they’ll be entered to win a dozen cupcakes and a Halloween themed cupcake decorating kit from Cake Gypsy! So you can cr…
 
Fidelco Guide Dogs: A Clients Perspective with Bill DeMaio, Superintendent for Newington Parks and Rec. Hosted by Renee DiNino, Director of Community Affairs for iHeartMedia Connecticut. Bill shares his journey from the age of 30 when he was first diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, his first guide dog Isaac to present day and current guide dog Ly…
 
Rotarians throughout New England Delivering 1MM PPE Masks to First Responders and Essential Workers throughout New England. Funded by The Rossi Family Foundation The Rotary Million Mask Challenge Tour will begin on Monday, October 5 and continue through Wednesday, October 7th. During this time, a caravan of Rotarians from District 7980 along with t…
 
CT Cancer Foundation (CCF) – founded by John and Jane Ellis 33 years ago to financially assist CT cancer patients and their families with critical everyday living expenses like rent/mortgage, utilities, food and more. John beat cancer 34 years ago but lost a sister, brother and sister-in-law to cancer all before 40 years old. John made a promise th…
 
CT Cancer Foundation (CCF) – founded by John and Jane Ellis 33 years ago to financially assist CT cancer patients and their families with critical everyday living expenses like rent/mortgage, utilities, food and more. John beat cancer 34 years ago but lost a sister, brother and sister-in-law to cancer all before 40 years old. John made a promise th…
 
And the ITC + DIA World Tour Hartford Stop Winner Is… Covr Financial Technologies (Hartford, Conn.) – September 15, 2020 – Innovation, creativity and ingenuity add to the DNA of Hartford’s insurtech movement. That passion and energy were on display last Thursday, September 10, as Hartford became one of just 30 cities across the globe to host an ITC…
 
NEW HAVEN RESTAURANT WEEK PARTNERS WITH CONNECTICUT FOOD BANK Donations to Assist with Rising Food Insecurity Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic WHAT: New Haven Restaurant Week is leading the fight against hunger alongside the Connecticut Food Bank. Throughout their 12-year partnership, more than $45,000 has been raised by participating New Haven restaura…
 
Bear’s Restaurant Group and the Jordan Porco Foundation announce their co-founding of Linked 4 Life on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2020. They're linking together - one person, one carabiner at a time - in a connected and collective effort to break the silence, break the stigma, and break a world record. It's all in support of raisin…
 
During this period of uncertainly, there is one thing that IS certain – Breast Cancer in NOT Cancelled! This year’s Connecticut MORE THAN PINK Walk® is going virtual, with a new online experience on Saturday, October 24th! People facing breast cancer today need us now, more than ever. Walk where you are and help us raise critical funds needed to sa…
 
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