‘Twinkle Point’ Wee Faerie Village opens today at the Florence Griswold Museum with superhero tours

One of the whimsical Wee Faerie homes on display is Bettina Rowlands Botanical Gardens in Broad Brook, Connecticut. OLD LYME — Since 2009, more than 175,000 visitors have immersed themselves in the spirit of imagination and whimsy that emanates from visiting at least two dozen fairy-sized installations on the Museum …

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Road Trip Close to Home: Queens County Farm Museum

It’s that time of year again – the crisp autumn air is setting in and the leaves are changing. For families looking for all the fun of fall, the Queens County Farm Museum is home to the Big Apple’s only corn maze. “Between the apple cider donuts, the wagon rides …

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Cathy Bochain proud to be part of UConn women’s athletics legacy

Cathy Bochain ’83 (PHR) doesn’t see herself as a trailblazer in UConn athletics, but rather as a builder of bridges to the success that Husky teams enjoy today. Bochain was a member of the first class of freshman female basketball student-athletes in which every member was a scholarship holder, and …

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Coventry and Mansfield want to improve tourism

September 28—The cities of Coventry and Mansfield are among four cities seeking input from community members on how to improve their tourism brand. The cities of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland have engaged Dornenburg Kallenbach Advertising to create a tourism brand for the four-city region. This new collective branding of …

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Wilton artist hosts exhibition with her family’s art at the Hammond Museum

The official title of the triptych of exhibits currently at the Hammond Museum, a few miles west of Ridgefield in North Salem, NYis “Artistic legacies and Zen sanctuary.” But a simpler title might be “Lucy Krupenye, family and friends”. Lucy, a sculptress from Wilton who works with found materials such …

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A look at New Jersey-based Goya Foods, Inc.

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, News 12 New Jersey visited the largest Hispanic food company in the United States. More than 2,500 products are manufactured right out of the Goya Foods, Inc. plant in Secaucus. It all started in 1936. “Our company has really tracked the immigration to …

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The Greaney Brothers lead Albany past Central Connecticut, 45-26

ALBANY, NY (AP) — Thomas Greaney caught two touchdown passes and his brother, defensive lineman Joseph, recovered a fumble and rumbled 77 yards for his first career touchdown as Albany beat Central Connecticut, 45 -29 Saturday. Todd Sibley rushed for 97 yards for a touchdown on the game’s first offensive …

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The World Heritage Cultural Center will showcase a global array of artists October

After too long a hiatus due to travel and event restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Newtown-based World Heritage Cultural Center returns to center stage with what promises to be a rich showcase , colorful, steeped in dance and music on stage at Edmond Town Hall on October 1. …

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Westport Museum Creates Escape Room For Connecticut Witch Trials

WESTPORT — Just in time for the Halloween season, the Westport Museum of History and Culture is hosting an escape room that will transport attendees into a spooky, fictionalized adaptation of the real-life Connecticut witch panic of the 1600s. The event runs from October 2 to October 30. Taking place …

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At the Capitol, Connecticut Latinos celebrate heritage and set priorities

Sandra Ferreira-Molina said that when she was 6 years old and her family immigrated from Colombia to the United States, her parents “knew they were coming to the land of opportunity, and as I sit here, I I feel privileged.” Her mother looked at opportunities in America, like children buying …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Dr. Mario Perez, UConn Health Respirologist

Dr. Mario Perez leads medical residents and nurses on rounds in an intensive care floor at UConn John Dempsey Hospital (photo Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health). UConn Today spoke with Dr. Mario Perez, UConn Health pulmonologist, assistant professor of medicine in pulmonary medicine, critical care and sleep medicine at the UConn School …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s happening at Rockwell Park in Bristol

@DeanIWright BRISTOL – Back in Bristol on October 2, the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is heading to Rockwell Park to participate in its annual Central Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. “This season of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be our biggest and best yet. This is …

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The countdown begins for the KC 2022 Children’s Convention hosted by the Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Participants through Connecticut and beyond Learn to be healthy community citizens NORWALK, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To enable young people to become active and engaged members of their communities, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, Conn.organizes its KC 2022 Kids Convention October 14 and 15. The …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce holding an open house event

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is hosting a “Members and Prospective Members Open House” event on October 13. The open house will be held at the Chamber office at The Executive Suites at 440 N. Main St. from 4-6 p.m. The event will allow visitors to …

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CTVISIT ANNOUNCES A RECORD SUMMER FOR TOURISM; PARTNER OF THE SOUND ON SOUND CT FESTIVAL

100,000 people expected September 24-25Headliners: Stevie Nicks, David Matthews, Brandi CarlileLuminous HARTFORD, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After a record summer for tourism in ConnecticutCTvisit is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming inaugural Sound on Sound (SoS) music festival in Bridgeport, Connecticut September 24-25. Connecticut was recently …

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Hartford Supermarket highlighted during Hispanic Heritage Month – NBC Connecticut

At El Mercado in Hartford, you can find a bit of everything. From yucca to papaya, to tres leches cake and flan. “Any country in North and South America, whatever you’re looking for in your country or mine, you’ll find something here,” said company owner Ramon Flores. Flores has been …

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Royal fans give London tourism a boost amid UK economic woes – NBC Connecticut

Royal fans traveled to the heart of London to experience flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mile-long queue for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, deceased. after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while they’re here, they’re stocking up on hotels, …

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Westridge Court, owner of Heritage Square, seeks business tax to revamp its Naperville properties on Route 59 – Chicago Tribune

As developers move away from the big box stores at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, landowners on the east side of Highway 59 near the mall are asking Naperville for development tools to revitalize their commercial properties. On Tuesday, Naperville City Council will respond to a request from New York-based …

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Turning the grounds of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum into a park for New London

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum received an early 90th anniversary gift for New London, Connecticut to enjoy. Thanks to a donation of $500,000 from two of its administrators, the museum will transform its land into a park. “This is the greatest gift the museum has received since 1939, and it …

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This weekend’s West Dundee Heritage Fest offers three days of late summer and early fall fun – Chicago Tribune

Heritage Fest, the ancestor of the Elgin region’s late summer and early autumn celebrations, takes place this weekend in the inner city area of ​​West Dundee and in Grafelman Park . Kicking off Friday night, the long-running event will feature plenty of live music, food and family activities. The only …

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Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022!

Getty Images Here are the Museums Participating in Museum Day 2022 Museum Day 2022 is here! This Saturday, participating cultural institutions are offering free admission to visitors who present a Museum Day ticket. Each ticket offers free general admission for two people, and attendees can download one ticket per email …

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New England Air Museum Expands Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit Spring 2023 – NBC Connecticut

Soon, inside the New England Air Museum, “The Tuskegee Airmen: Their Untold Stories” will be on full display. Black fighter and bomber pilots were among the heroes of World War II, choosing to go to war to defend American interests, when their own nation did not grant them the rights …

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California, tribal leaders announce new tourism initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a state with the second-most federally recognized Indigenous tribes in the nation, California officials and tribal leaders announced an initiative Wednesday to boost tourism in Indigenous communities. The initiative, Visit Native California, and the accompanying website are funded by a $1 million grant from the …

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Hispanic Heritage Month begins Thursday in Waukegan with Fiestas Patrias

Hispanic Heritage Month begins Thursday in Waukegan with Queen’s Coronation Fiestas Patrias and a Grito de Dolores celebrating when Mexico declared independence from Spain in 1810. Fiestas Patrias begins Hispanic Heritage Month in Waukegan, which is also observed nationally from September 15 to October 15 to celebrate the independence of …

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Maine Tourism Conference scheduled for Bangor Oct. 19-20

The inaugural Maine-Stay 2022 conference was announced earlier this month and will take place October 19-20 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The conference will provide tourism and hospitality business owners, managers and decision-makers with new insights and data, and teach emerging trends designed to grow their business, according …

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A POW donates to the museum’s War Room

An autographed copy of Robinson’s book is now housed in the War Room of the Unicoi County Heritage Museum. By Martha Erwin The 40th season of the Unicoi County Heritage Museum and the 11th season of the Clinchfield Railway Museum will soon close for the season on Sunday, October 30. …

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New Britain Herald – Polish folk group performing at Central Connecticut State University this month

NEW BRITAIN – A world-renowned Polish song and dance ensemble will perform here at the end of this month. Slask is set to present “Around the World in 80 Minutes” on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. at Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Auditorium. The Polish folk band’s concert and …

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Bike lanes don’t make cycling safe

Everyone favors bike safety, but bike paths are not safe. This was demonstrated once again with the tragic death of US State Department Foreign Service Officer Sarah Langenkamp on August 25. Langenkamp, ​​who had recently returned from duty in Ukraine, was biking during the day, in a bike path on …

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A Fairfield Museum researcher examines defaced headstones in the Jewish cemetery

FAIRFIELD — An employee of the Fairfield Museum and History Center is studying desecrated headstones at a local Jewish cemetery as part of a personal project, and he says he hopes to repair the damage. The Shaare Torah Adath Israel Congregation Cemetery is just on the border of Fairfield and …

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Event in North Aurora to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora will host Danza Azteca Xochitl-Quetzal on October 1 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The event outside the library will run from 10 a.m. to noon, officials said. Danza Azteca Xochitl-Quetzal is a community of children and adults who sing and dance the indigenous music …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival kicks off in New London – NBC Connecticut

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London this weekend. Beginning Friday, the festival will continue until Sunday afternoon. The festival offers 16 different types of boats that people can visit and experience, free of charge. Held in New London for over 20 years, the festival aims to celebrate …

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New Britain Herald – New Britain Museum of American Art offering several programs and courses this month

NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Museum of American Art is ushering in the start of autumn with a number of programs and events this month. The Adult Studio Workshop will feature Sketch with the Masters this Thursday. The workshop for artists of all levels will be led by Kathleen …

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Bruce Springsteen artifacts arrive at the Grammy Museum – NBC Connecticut

Bruce Springsteen’s handwritten setlists and his favorite guitar are among the headline items that will travel across the country for a museum exhibit this fall. The Grammy Museum announced Wednesday that Bruce Springsteen Live! will open at the Grammy Museum LA Live in downtown Los Angeles on October 15. The …

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Quick Center with Mariachi Hereencia from Mexico City

Fairfield, CT – Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, celebrating the stories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a stronger nation”, and …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce 2022 Trade Show is back

BRISTOL — The 2022 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Trade Show will be held on October 19. The event will begin with the vendor set up at 3:00 p.m. at the hotel at 42 Century Drive. This will be followed by a chamber members reception from 4-5pm with hors d’oeuvres …

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A bit of ‘liquid sunshine’ wraps up Maine’s summer tourist season

Karen and David Batten walk with their Miniature Australian Shepherd, Roam, through the Old Port on a rainy Labor Day. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin couple were visiting Maine while touring the East Coast. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer Tom Bowes and Daniel Lemieux came to Maine to spend Labor Day weekend soaking up …

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Fairfield’s Operation Hope seeks new home as Great Hunger Museum prepares to move

FAIRFIELD — The Irish Great Hunger Museum planned move to Fairfield created a sense of urgency in Operation Hope’s plans to find a new headquarters. The Fairfield-based nonprofit’s administrative offices and pantry are now located in the space at 636 Old Post Road that the museum plans to one day …

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a conference on Victorian fashion

NORWALK, CT — The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a conference centered on Victorian clothing and fashion on October 2 at 2 p.m. The talk, titled “Victorian Fashion, Dangerous Dyes, and Murderous Millinery,” will be moderated by Deborah Kraak, a freelance museum professional specializing in historic textiles, costume, and interiors. …

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Small SC areas can apply for grants to develop tourism

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) — Small communities in South Carolina now have the opportunity to participate in a program designed to help bring visitors to undiscovered parts of the state. The Undiscover South Carolina grant program was created to grow tourism in smaller rural areas of the state, said Duane Parrish, …

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Former director of children’s museum pleads guilty to distributing child pornography | USAO-CT

Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced today that ROBERT ECKERT, 56, of West Hartford, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to distributing child pornography. According to court documents and statements made in court, Eckert used multiple internet platforms, …

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New Exhibit Opens in Fairfield, CT, Great Hunger Museum

Some of the contents of the permanently closed Irish Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut will be on display in a joint exhibit between Quinnipiac and the new Fairfield Great Hunger Museum at the Fairfield Museum and History Center from September 17. ‘An Gorta Mór: Selections from the …

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African Americans Fuel Jamaica’s Tourism Recovery | New

WEST OFFICE: Jamaica is ahead of all other English-speaking Caribbean countries and African Americans have contributed significantly to the rapid recovery trend, said Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. “The African-American market took off with a bang. We’ve never seen the level of footfall we’re seeing now from this community and they’re …

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Why are the covers of DC’s Hispanic Heritage Month so awful?

September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month in America, as this day marks Independence Day for most Central American countries. (Mexico’s Independence Day is September 16, but they start celebrating the night before.) DC Comics, which now has a few high-profile Latin characters in its superhero stable, decided …

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The Bronx Music Heritage Center will host several events as part of the Evelina 100 campaign

The Bronx Music Heritage Center has announced its participation in the Evelina 100 campaign which will include a week-long calendar of events to celebrate the legacy of Evelina Antonetty. The celebrations commemorate what would have been the 100th birthday of Antonetty, a Bronx-based activist. , educator and lawyer born September …

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Claremont seeks to redevelop brownfields and boost tourism

CLAREMONT, NH (WCAX) – Redevelopment continues in Claremont, New Hampshire, a former mill town that is reinventing itself. The city now has its sights set on the downtown brownfields. Engineering students from the University of Connecticut are helping the city of Claremont develop a plan for the future development of …

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French tourism better than before COVID, despite climatic setbacks

PARIS (AP) — Tourism came back strong in France this summer, sending incomes above pre-pandemic levels, according to government estimates released this week. Crowds filled Paris landmarks and Riviera beaches, thanks in part to an influx of Americans benefiting from the weak euro, but also British and European visitors reveling …

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Cannabis is legal in Maine and now there’s a museum about it

A new cannabis museum in Portland aims to build an immersive exhibit that will focus on how the prohibition of cannabis has affected the cultivation of the plant. The nonprofit museum, called Core, is tied to Portland’s newest adult cannabis dispensary, Seed. “We want the museum’s mission to reflect the …

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum set to move to Fairfield

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University will likely need to seek court permission before an outside organization can take on charitable donations from the art collection that once included Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, according to the office of the state attorney general. But nearly a year after announcing its investigation into the …

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Could America have avoided the tragedy in Afghanistan?

Much has changed in Afghanistan since the Biden administration withdrew US forces a year ago. A report by Human Rights Watch calls the situation there a “human rights nightmare”. The group notes that “Taliban authorities have imposed severe restrictions on the rights of women and girls, repressed the media, and …

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Focus on Coins in the Early Holders of the September 6 Showcase

Buy the slab, not the piece? Not exactly, but the latest US coin auction in early holders of Heritage auctions focuses on parts that have been encapsulated in PCGS Where NGC holders for a particularly long period. These pieces have a reputation for being often underclassed, and the slabs themselves …

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Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Korea – American Diplomatic Relations

LA Subsidiary Korea Tourism Organization Holds “Travel to Korea Recommends Travel Fair” Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary …

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Aboriginal Heritage Day in historic St. Mary’s

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Join Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) for Aboriginal Heritage Day from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The annual event will be filled with ongoing demonstrations in the open-air museum’s Woodland Indian Hamlet exhibit area. Indigenous Heritage Day will be a culturally enriching …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London by Karen Ali Aug 29 19:21 UTC September 9-11, 2022 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival © CT Maritime Heritage Festival The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships …

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Local tourism spending jumps 45%

September 15, 2022 Mitchell Whitley – a Greensboro native and Raleigh resident – ​​visited Mount Airy earlier this year, spending a few hours on a Sunday afternoon in town. He also visited Elkin in the spring and more recently returned to Surry County to spend a few hours at Pilot …

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Our Legacy: The Line of John Stark Edwards Includes a Vice President | News, Sports, Jobs

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series on our area’s history coordinated by the Trumbull County Historical Society. In 1799 John Stark Edwards first arrived in what is now Trumbull County with very few possessions to his name, but with much land given to him as …

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Another positive month for tourism in Curaçao

It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao. July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7%, a jump of 9 percentage points from July 2019, before the pandemic, according to data from STR. Average daily rates were $195.38 last month, up 33.9% from …

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Museum to Create Map of Civil Rights Sites in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (AP) — The Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture has received a $1,450 grant to create a map highlighting the civil rights movement in Natchez. Mayor Dan Gibson said the map will help tell the whole story of the city. “This is great news for Natchez,” …

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Did you know there is a telephone museum in New Hampshire?

There seem to be museums for everything these days. In Warner, New Hampshire is, you guessed it, a telephone museum. It is understandable that you wonder ” Why ? It seems like such a random type of museum. And why New Hampshire, of all? » We wondered and decided to …

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Work on the Coast Guard Museum begins

New Orleans, January 2012: The crew of a Coast Guard 45ft Response Boat – Medium catches a rescue basket lowered by a Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from the station aircraft from New Orleans over Lake Pontchartrain as part of a training evolution. (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London in September

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships of all types, including U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy ships and the historic Top Sail Schooner Amistad, is made possible by the unwavering support of the Connecticut Department …

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Russell Investments Group Ltd. decreases its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. cut its holdings in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 16.4% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor held 43,492 shares of the insurance provider after selling 8,546 shares during the quarter. The holdings of Russell Investments Group Ltd. …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 11h ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked up …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum for Children

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 2 days ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked …

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Mattatuck Museum Announces September Lineup

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum on Waterbury Green, 144 West Main St., has announced the following programs and events for September. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. for …

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Investors Heritage Ranks as Fastest Growing U.S. Insurer in 2021 According to S&P Global – InsuranceNewsNet

FRANKFURT, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (“Investors Heritage”) today announced that it was ranked as the fastest growing company WE life and annuity insurer in 2021, according to a new report from S&P Global.1 Investors Heritage ranked as the fastest growing company WE annuity insurer both in total direct …

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Famous Iranian art museum closes to deal with insect infestation

Tehran, Iran (AP) — Tehran’s contemporary art museum has issued an apology and temporarily closed to deal with a pest infestation, sparking concern after images of insects crossing world-famous works spread widely on social media. Insects, which can attack and eat away at paintings, pose a serious threat to American …

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5 things to know about National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 18, 2022, 12:19 p.m.Updated 5 days ago By: Sandrina Rodrigues, senior digital producer National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15! Below is everything you need to know about the celebration: 1. When is National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated in the United States? Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. …

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A sculpture by a New York artist will be exhibited in a museum in Ridgefield

In the form of a stepladder, an art exhibit in Ridgefield will document all that the natural world has lost – and its potential to rebuild. “Last Steps,” an exhibition created by Brooklyn-based artist David Shaw, will be presented as part of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art‘s Main Street …

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Florida tourism continues to rebound in pre-COVID times

Florida tourism in the first half of 2022 was up 20% from the same period last year and was higher than in the first six months of 2019, the last full year of travel before the coronavirus pandemic. coronavirus. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released figures online late …

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Anniversary of Elvis’ death boosts tourism in his hometown

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — The birthplace and museum of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi, has seen growing numbers of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley’s death and a new movie awakens the international interest in the singer. Roy Turner was named executive director of Birthplace last fall …

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Charleston Heritage Tour – 10/18-21 – VCY America

Join Randy Melchert and Tim Schmig for a tour of the American & Christian Heritage Tour of Charleston! Photo by Doug Kerr CC-SA-2.0 Join us for 4 days and 3 nights in beautiful Charleston, SC. We will be departing Tuesday, October 18 from Milwaukee (contact us if departing from another …

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U.S. President Biden Names Influential Museum Leaders to Institute of Museum and Library Services Advisory Board

The board that advises the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency that supports museums and libraries through grants (which last year totaled $425.7 million ) and Policy Development, receives 11 new members appointed by US President Joseph R Biden. In addition to advising IMLS for five …

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The Mystic Seaport Museum houses 19th century buildings, ships and history

Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum James E. Kukstis, wickedlocal.com For 90 years, the Mystical Seaport Museum was a celebration of historic New England culture, trades and industry. Loving to learn and experience all things New England, I recently took a trip to Connecticut to check …

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Tourism in France largely benefits American travelers | Travel

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Is the green tourism industry really sustainable?

The travel frenzy over the past few months has been marked by all kinds of chaotic holidays, mainly due to staff shortages at airports and airlines and the domino effect of delayed flights. From a sustainability perspective, all that flying likely negated the climate benefits that accrued during planeless skies …

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Mattatuck Museum Celebrates New Art Exhibits September 18

Staff reports August 12, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of11 Join the Mattatuck Museum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 18 for a celebration of the exhibit with remarks from the artists, lenders, and Mattatuck Museum Director Bob Burns at …

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Global Wellness Tourism Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Wellness tourism market Wellness tourism market Dublin, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Wellness Tourism Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global wellness tourism market reached a value of US$822.44 billion in 2021. …

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Heritage Insurance Inc (NYSE:HRTG) lifted to “buy” on StockNews.com

StockNews.com has updated the shares of Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors Monday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Piper Sandler lowered her price target on Heritage …

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BNA lands in White Plains, Norfolk via low cost carrier | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce nonstop service via Nashville International Airport to White Plains, New York, and one-stop service to Norfolk, Virginia, with fares starting at $39 one-way. According to a statement, the flights will begin on November 2. For future flights, Breeze will connect BNA to Norfolk and White Plains …

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Brattleboro Museum Offers Online Abenaki Cooking Demonstration | Community News

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center will present a free online Abenaki cooking demonstration with chef Jessee Lawyer on Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Register on brattleboromuseum.org or 802-257-0124 ext. 101. This event is presented as part of “Nebizun: Water is Life”, an exhibition of works by …

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British museum agrees to return Benin bronzes looted from Nigeria

LONDON (AP) — A London museum on Sunday agreed to return a collection of Beninese bronzes looted in late 19th-century Nigeria, as cultural institutions across Britain come under pressure to repatriate artefacts acquired during the colonial era. The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south-east London said it would transfer a …

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Royce & Associates LP owns $1.14 million in shares of Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Royce & Associates LP reduced its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 56.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 159,610 shares of the insurance provider after selling 207,493 shares …

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Heritage Auctions Showcase of Modern Bullion Coins August 8

Auctions are now open in Heritage auctions Showcase Auction of Modern Collectible US Coins and Bullion, with the final live session scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT on Monday, August 8. This auction focuses primarily on US coins, as well as a small but significant selection of modern commemorative coins. Lot …

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The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a ship

The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a Vessel, free yoga classes based on Vinyasa on the 1885 tall ship Wavertree on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). The 60-minute sessions will take place on the Wavertree …

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Create your own piece of seascape art at the Lighthouse Museum

STONINGTON BOROUGH, CT – Together, the Stonington Historical Society and the Mystic Museum of Art are delighted to offer a free intergenerational family program at the Lighthouse Museum in Stonington on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21. 10 a.m. and noon. This free site-specific program will take place outside …

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Bysiewicz promotes “Summer At The Museum” program in Greenwich

Information via Greenwich Historical Society GREENWICH, CT – Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz visited the Greenwich Historical Society on Monday to promote the state’s Summer at the Museum program. Governor Ned Lamont created the program in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide children with engaging summer enrichment and …

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DC Rubell Museum Appoints Director – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Miami Rubell Museum tapped Caitlin Berry to be the manager of its next branch in Washington, DC, on art diary reports. Berry led the Cody Gallery at Marymount …

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Booker leads colleagues in introducing resolution designating July as Muslim-American Heritage Month

washington d.c.. — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) led his colleagues to introduce a resolution recognizing July as Muslim-American Heritage Month and celebrating the accomplishments of Muslims living in the United States. The resolution highlights the “incredible contributions” that American Muslims have made across multiple sectors of society – from …

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The Bristol Press – ‘Night at the Museum’ supports heritage tourism at the Lock Museum of America

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America hosted its “Night at the Museum” event Saturday night to celebrate local history in its mission to continue to draw visitors to the Terryville area and encourage “heritage tourism.” “We’ve lived in the city for 33 years and drive all the time,” visitor …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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The museum tells the story of segregated education in Virginia County

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — With summer vacation still a few weeks away, supporters of the John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center museum hope families will bring their children to learn more about the history of education separate in Spotsylvania County. “This should be on every kid’s bucket list for …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town? – Boston News 25

Hyannis, Mass. – It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town?

It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal Cape Cod has …

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Heritage Trades Day on Sunday | News, Sports, Jobs

BAILEY PARK – The West Shore Fishing Museum invites the public to Heritage Craft Day Sunday from 1-4 p.m. CT. The rich history of 19th and 20th century life will come to life in the showcase of artisans and volunteers demonstrating skills and practices from bygone eras, according …

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The Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is open again

July 28 — STAFFORD SPRINGS — After being closed last year, the Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is officially reopening for the season. The museum is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day weekend on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. It is located at 166 Chestnut Hill Road in Stafford …

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens cultural heritage shared by both countries, including Saint Sophia’s Cathedral

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) J. Eugene Clay, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) More than 160 Ukrainian cultural sites have been damaged or destroyed since Russia invaded the country in February 2022, according to UNESCO. The Ukrainian government says the …

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Heritage of India Festival on Sunday, August 7 at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

Come celebrate Indian culture at the Heritage of India Festival on Sunday August 7, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. County Executive George Latimer said, “India is one of the most diverse and inclusive cultures in the world. People born in India are known …

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NYC Jackie Robinson Museum opens to honor baseball and its legacy

Jackie Robinson, one of New York’s pioneering sports icons, will see his legacy honored in the city where he played for nearly a decade. The Jackie Robinson Museum, which opened on Manhattan’s Varick Street in a ceremony on Tuesday, showcases the life of the baseball legend, who broke the sport’s …

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FCBuzz Weekend July 29-August 1: Westport Museum Scavenger Hunt, Levitt Pavilion Incendio (and MORE arts and culture!)

FCBuzz weekend from July 29 to August 1 HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities. The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of …

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Heritage Music Gathering 2022: American History in Song | Local announcements

WINDHAM – On the 200th anniversary of US Grant, the Heritage Music RE-Gathering returns to the Windham Civic Center August 5-7, after more than two years of trials, heartaches and tribulations due to the COVID pandemic -19 . Throughout its 22 years, the Rassemblement has presented popular songs and tunes …

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Sports tourism | A fast growing industry | At a CAGR of 16.1%, the sports tourism market is expected to reach $1,803,704.0 million

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled “Sports Tourism Market by Product, Type, and Category: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast”, 2021 -2030”, the global sports tourism market size was valued at USD 323,420.0 million in 2020 and …

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Jamaica Heritage Plaque campaign to recognize immigrants on the Norwalk Heritage Wall

NICE’s fundraising campaign is nearing completion to permanently recognize Jamaican immigrants with a bronze plaque on the Norwalk Heritage Wall. Give here to participate in this important project. The Carver Foundation of Norwalk is especially proud that our CEO, Novelette Peterkin, is named to the plaque as one of six …

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Free admission for children this summer at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Discover the Norwalk Historical Society Museum this summer! Enjoy nine exhibits that showcase Norwalk’s rich history. Self-guided tours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is: $5 for adults, $3 for people aged 65 and over, $3 for young people aged 4 to 17. All …

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Calendar of heritage walks unveiled

A schedule of heritage walks is now available, with excursions starting in September. Heritage walks / Contributing photo The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announces the 20th annual “Housatonic Heritage Walks” over five weekends: September 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and September 1 and October 2. Over 80 free guided …

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Sunday at Boys Nation 2022: “It’s our heritage”

Aiden Mikolajczyk, then 12, did not fully grasp the significance of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on his first visit. “I remember seeing the name of a member of my family on this wall. So when I was there last night, I wanted to find his name,” said Mikolajczyk, now about …

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Free Museum Program Returns to CT for Summer

Children in Connecticut can visit more than 130 museums for free this summer through Connecticut Summer at the Museum, according to an announcement from Governor Ned Lamont. The program began in 2021 and comes at a time when many students have missed out on hands-on educational opportunities. Aimed at providing …

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Family of civil rights leader Mays visits his SC museum

GREENWOOD, SC (AP) — Chris Thomas adjusted a stack of magazines on a table outside the museum. Loy Sartin wiped down and dusted the oil lamps in the cabin. It was a great day for the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Less than an hour later, a busload …

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One of the busiest tourist times from Green Bay to Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley are gearing up for what could be the region’s busiest weeks for tourism in years. More than 77,000 tickets have been sold for an international soccer match on Saturday at Lambeau Field featuring Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and …

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Fears for Heathrow slots after ‘hit’ for Clare tourism

There are fresh concerns over the future of Shannon slots at Heathrow following the latest ‘hit’ to tourism and business following a reduction in some weekly flights to meet the cap at London Airport on the number of passengers. Aer Lingus has decided to cut one of its flights to …

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In a first, Karnataka will use rural employment funds to develop heritage sites

In what authorities say is a one-of-a-kind initiative, the state government has decided to use funds from the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the “protection and development” of heritage and archaeological sites. . Karnataka has 1,453 protected monuments and “many sites are in a state of neglect due to lack …

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How Shuttlecocks Got to the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City

Claes Oldenburg, the Swedish-born artist whose monumental renderings of everyday objects – a clothespin, lipstick, binoculars and, of course, steering wheels – made him a major force in pop art, died July 18 at his New York home. He was 93 years old. To remember him, we revisit some of …

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Organizers of the RESET 2022 sustainable tourism summit promise a bold program

WASHINGTON: After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debates, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden’s ambitious climate, tax and health care plan – a significant victory for the president ahead of a crucial midterm election.Voting as a unified bloc and with the deciding vote …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers activities for children and adults

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum, 143 Main St., Waterbury, has announced its programs for the month of August. The museum is open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and is open late Thursday with reduced admission from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 …

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Biggest Innovation in Adventure Tourism Market with Top Key Players -AAT Kings Tours Limited, Discovery Nomads Trafalgar

Adventure tourism Volatile tightness of borders and drastic drop in demand led to a 95% drop in passenger numbers POTLAND, 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, #205, USA, July 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report released by Allied Market Research, titled “Adventure Tourism Market by Type, Activity, Type …

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Hardline pro-abortion Democrats push to expand ‘sanctuaries’ nationwide

Pro-abortion activists are angry. They want Democrats in Washington to come up with a cohesive plan to limit or reverse the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Democrats, in turn, are scrambling to do all they can to expand abortion on demand, something they might take for …

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Parkland Victim’s Parents Launch NRA Children’s Museum

When Joaquin Oliver was 12, he wrote a letter to gun owners imploring them to support background check legislation to help prevent gun violence in America. When he was 17 he was shot and killed in a hallway outside his creative writing class at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in …

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UPDATE! Early start of rehabilitation of flood bridge and heritage road bridges

UPDATE – work on both bridges will start earlier, now scheduled for Friday July 22, 2022. The City of Southbury announces that construction of the Flood Bridge Road and Heritage Road bridges over the Pomperaug River will begin on or about Friday. July 29, 2022 July 22, 2022. The project …

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Finnish American Heritage Society celebrates 35 years

Katrina Bousquet, member of the Finnish American Heritage Society in Canterbury with a table loom, which is used to make scarves, belts, neckerchiefs and small table runners. Robert Harmon, left, and his brother, Richard Harmon, carry on a tradition of “relief sculpture”. During Finland’s Winter War (1939-1940), soldiers carved scenes …

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