Growing farms through agrotourism; grant to strengthen

PRESTON, Conn. (WTNH) – Half a million dollars is being distributed to 33 farms across the state. The grants are intended to strengthen the economic viability of Connecticut farmers and agricultural cooperatives. Although not a grant recipient, a Connecticut farm is thriving thanks to agritourism. Gorgeous yellow, pink, purple and …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut turns 100

BRISTOL — United Way of West Central Connecticut is celebrating 100 years of supporting nonprofits in the region this year, starting with a “community chest dinner” on June 3. “We are thrilled to celebrate 100 years of serving the community,” said Donna Osuch, president and CPO of United Way of …

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Heritage Foundation preservation winners include a wide variety of individuals, organizations | Brentwood homepage

The 2022 Preservation Award winners were announced recently at the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s Fifth Annual Preservation Symposium at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, according to a statement. For 46 years, as part of its nonprofit mission, the Heritage Foundation has recognized preservation projects and individuals who have made …

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Historic Deerfield Holding First Sheep on the Street Heritage Breed Sheep Weekend to Highlight How Sheep Shaped New England Crafts and Culture | The scene

Heritage Breed Sheep Weekend to highlight how sheep have shaped New England trades and culture DEERFIELD, Mass. – Historic Deerfield is hosting its first annual Sheep on the Street event this weekend from Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This Heritage …

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CCSU Softball Field – Central Connecticut State Blue Devils

USCC softball field The CCSU softball field opened in 2010 when the school renovated the Blue Devils baseball and softball fields. The pitch features state-of-the-art turf as well as separate enclosures for both teams. Batting cages are located on the straight of the field, with spectator seating located in several …

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Shahka Lokhmahs Traditional Armenian cookies from the Armenian Museum website

Granulated sugar Preparation: With an electric mixer, mix the butter and egg yolk until they are very creamy. Add the vanilla and mix until well blended. Add the sifted powdered sugar and mix again. At this point, add the finely ground pecans or toasted walnuts and stir until completely incorporated …

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Tourism rebound boosts Italian Nexi’s revenue and profits – Metro US

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Italian payments group Nexi is pictured inside its headquarters in Milan MILAN (Reuters) – Italian payments group Nexi on Thursday remained on its outlook for 2022 after reporting a 7.1% rise in first-quarter revenue as the resumption of tourist flows led to “higher impact” transactions. …

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Valley Forge Tourism and Philadelphia Premium Outlets team up for new art installation

Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board’s Arts Montco brand has announced a new installation that celebrates diverse Montgomery County visual artists at the region’s premier shopping destination, Philadelphia Premium Outlets, located in Limerick, Pennsylvania. The large-scale exhibit, which is located near Columbia Factory Store, Aeropostale, Francesca Collections and Polo Ralph …

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Mattatuck Museum Announces Summer Art Exhibits

WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum announces three new summer exhibitions. Shipwrecks: Duty of Memory and The Garden, open May 22; Mystery & Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellow Folk Art, opens May 29. These exhibits offer a variety of subjects ranging from photographs of derelict ships around the world, to abstract …

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The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury organizes events and activities

WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., announces its calendar of activities and events for the month of June. For more information and to register, visit mattmuseum.org or call 203-753-0381 x130. Visitors who prefer contactless payment can call and reserve their ticket in advance. Based on the recent …

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Turning tourism and travelogues into murder mysteries

By WAYNE D. KING, NH Secrets, Legends and Lore In 42 years, Mark Okrant has gone from academic to guru of tourist research to author of detective novels. Mark Okrant has spent the past 42 years in New Hampshire teaching tourism management and establishing and then maintaining the role of …

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Tourism and economic agencies join forces to market Orlando

It’s an idea that seems almost as compatible as Mickey and Minnie. Take the tens of millions of tourists who plan to visit Central Florida’s theme parks every year and sell them on the virtues of moving their businesses or businesses to the area. In the half-century that Orlando has …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) Expected to Report Quarterly Sales of $156.86 Million

Equity research analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) to report revenue of $156.86 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts released earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance. The highest sales estimate is $162.74 million and the lowest is $150.97 million. Heritage Insurance reported sales …

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Jamaican Minister of Tourism, Ed Bartlett, inducted into the Global Travel Hall of Fame – English version

The Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, has become the first Caribbean tourism leader to be inducted into the prestigious Global Travel Hall of Fame. It was presented with honor by The Travel Corporation, CEO, Brett Tollman at the Chesterfield Hotel in London. Minister Bartlett is the first Caribbean …

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Experts discuss protecting cultural heritage amid war in Ukraine and climate change – ARTnews.com

The war in Ukraine and the imminent threat of climate change have placed the issue of safeguarding cultural heritage at the center of discussions among arts and culture professionals. On Saturday, the New York edition of TEFAF, Europe’s leading art fair, presented a panel discussion devoted to the subject under …

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‘a great legacy to live on’

GREENWICH — About 90 years ago, the Greenwich Historical Society began. In honor of its anniversary, townspeople are invited to learn more about Greenwich, from its first settlers to its distinct neighborhoods. Speaking at the first public gathering of members of the new non-profit organization at the Old Greenwich Library …

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Analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) to report EPS of $0.15

Wall Street analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) to report earnings of $0.15 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts released earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance. The highest EPS estimate is $0.20 and the lowest is $0.09. Heritage Insurance reported earnings …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) Reports Quarterly Earnings and Beats Expectations of $1.28 per EPS

Heritage Insurance Inc (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) released its quarterly results on Thursday. The insurance provider reported ($1.15) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.13 per ($1.28), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Heritage Insurance posted a negative return on equity of 3.56% and a negative net margin …

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Historic Dutch Colonial finds a buyer in no time

Built in the early 1700s by a man named Hezekiah Portera historic Dutch Colonial in Connecticut is now on the market for $389,000. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and known as the Charles H. Curtis House, the residence of Southbury has had a number of notable occupants …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 (NYSE: HRTG)

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 5, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 14 will receive a dividend of 0.06 per share from the insurer on Tuesday, July 5. This represents a dividend of $0.24 on an annualized basis …

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Could New Jersey see an increase in cannabis tourism? Industry leaders say it has the potential to be a billion dollar industry

May 07, 2022, 02:29Updated 6 hours ago By: News 12 Staff With recreational marijuana now legal in the state, could New Jersey see an increase in cannabis-related tourism? While the Garden State may not see activities like cannabis yoga classes anytime soon, it could see consumer lounges. Cannabis insiders say …

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Cannabis tourism: 5 things you need to know before planning a trip

eldadcarin/Getty Images/iStockphoto Every time an industry starts making a lot of money, you can bet it will spawn other mini-industries. Such is the case with legal cannabis, which has now grown enough to spawn its own cannabis tourism industry. Discover: How to become rich with a normal jobMore: 6 Bad …

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The Bruce Museum features journalist Bob Ward speaking about the 1990 Gardner Museum robbery

GREENWICH, Conn. – On the night of March 18, 1990, two men in police uniforms arrived at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Over the next 81 minutes, they kidnapped and then fled with 13 priceless pieces of art. More than 30 years later, the question arises again: are …

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Washington Museum featuring a program on the ecology of Lake Waramaug

WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum will present a guest lecture “How the Lake Waramaug Task Force Brought the Lake Back from the Shore” with Sean Hayden, executive director of the Lake Waramaug Task Force, at 6:30 p.m. May 16 on Zoom. From the Gunn Historical Museum: Historically, Lake Waramaug …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) downgraded by TheStreet

Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) was downgraded by equity researchers at TheStreet from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report released on Tuesday, reports TheStreetRatingsTable. HRTG has been the subject of a number of other reports. StockNews.com downgraded Heritage Insurance from a “buy” rating …

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Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

MONTICELLO – 21stst The annual Tailgate Pamphlet Swap Event hosted by the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association is being held from 3.30pm to 6.30pm today (Wednesday May 4) at the Forestburgh Playhouse in Forestburgh. Local business representatives gather outside the performance hall to exchange brochures, literature and information about their organization. …

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Culinary Tourism Market to Hit US$4,530.9 Billion by 2032 – Comprehensive IMF Research Report

Culinary tourism market NEWARK, NEWARK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, May 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to Future Market Insights (IMF), the culinary tourism market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 16.6% during the forecast period of 2022 and 2032. Travelers are rethinking the consequences of their consumption, …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) downgraded by StockNews.com to “Hold”

StockNews.com cut shares by Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released Tuesday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heritage Insurance from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a price target of $7.00 on the …

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Met Gala brings in record $17.4 million, museum says

Kacey Musgraves attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the exhibit ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion’ on Monday, May 2, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP NEW YORK (AP) — All that “golden glamour” has brought real …

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Horse-drawn carriages, steam trains and monorail: the Transit Museum explores the Bronx’s rich transit history in the Grand Central Gallery exhibit

A small new exhibit at the New York Transit Museum’s gallery in Grand Central Terminal explores the history of the Bronx and how the borough has been shaped by waves of transit development. “Building The Bronx” charts three and a half centuries of transportation in the borough, from horse-drawn carriages …

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Youth learn outdoor skills on Heritage Day | Western Colorado

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Woman credited with proposing to designate Asian heritage month as part of organization with Hudson Valley ties

May 02, 2022, 9:45 p.m.Updated 7 hours ago By: Jonathan Gordon The woman credited with first proposing the idea of ​​designating Asian Heritage Month in America was part of an organization that has a still-operating chapter in the Hudson Valley. Jeanie Jew was on staff for upstate Rep. Frank Horton …

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On Dartmouth’s Christian Heritage – The Dartmouth Review

Dartmouth’s only religious building, now closed for two years due to ‘ventilation’ issues. Photo courtesy of Daderot via Wikimedia Commons. Reflecting on the Easter season, I thought it appropriate to spend some time discussing the College’s Christian heritage. Over Easter, I had the pleasure of participating in many celebrations of …

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JPM downgrades Thailand due to waning tourism recovery and deteriorating macro conditions – Metro US

(Reuters) – JP Morgan analysts downgraded Thailand’s stock rating on Monday, citing a slow recovery in the tourism industry due to rising inflation and a rise in COVID cases -19 in China. JPM said the tourism industry in Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is facing several headwinds, including soaring global inflation …

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The museum is the next chapter in the cottage story linked to the spy ring, George Washington

A Port Jefferson home linked to the spy ring that helped George Washington track British troop movements during the Revolutionary War will reopen next month as a full-time museum, officials have said. Drowned Meadow Cottage, the 18th century home of Culper spy ring member Phillips Roe, will open its doors …

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HRC Celebrates Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The Human Rights Campaign celebrates and honors Asian American and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year by raising the voices of those who live at the intersection of LGBTQ+ and AANHPI identities. We aim to shine a light on the joy, power and resilience of the AANHPI community through a …

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Smithsonian Museum exhibits portrait competition winner and runners-up – Royal Examiner

WASHINGTON — Maryland earlier this month became the 10th state to create a paid family and medical leave program for workers, but Congress appears no closer to enacting similar legislation.The closest federal lawmakers to revising family and medical leave policy came last fall when Democrats called for improvements to the …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) vs. Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) Direct Survey

Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) and Lemonade (NYSE:LMND – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Profitability This table compares the net …

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Arts playlist: the new director of the Biggs Museum

Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele interviews new Biggs Museum director Micheal Dudich Dudich is no stranger to the Biggs, having served as a director of Biggs for the past five years, a role he says gives him insight into the 28-year-old nonprofit and its leadership. “I think from a visionary …

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House Committee to Investigate Tourism Department’s Dealings with Swadley’s Bar-BQ

A House Select Committee will investigate the potential misuse of taxpayer dollars by the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation. The now-cancelled contract between the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation and Swadley’s Bar-BQ is the subject of an investigation to be conducted by a House Special Investigative Committee that …

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Global Tourism Awards Announce Global Winners for 2022

World Tourism Awards Logo The Global Tourism Awards announce the global winners for the year 2022. Entrants come from over 50 countries and nominees and winners come from all regions DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, April 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Global Tourism Awards announce the global winners for the year …

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Westport hosts AAPI Heritage Month

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month begins on Sunday – and AAPI Westport is ready. With a full range of activities, the group invites all residents to learn, connect and celebrate together. Kicking off AAPI Heritage Month at Saugatuck Sweets on Monday, May 2 (4:30-6 p.m.). Receive a discount on …

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Climate change, a threat to local tourism

Climate change, with its rising and warm seas, more frequent and more violent storms, poses a growing threat to coastal tourist communities, such as Newport and the south coast of Rhode Island, according to a top Rhode Island tourism official. “People are drawn to the water,” says Evan Smith, managing …

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GOPIO seeks to connect with Native American scholars in central Connecticut

INDICA News Desk- Indian American and Indian scholars from Quinnipiac, Yale, the University of Connecticut and the University of New Haven came together for the first time on a pan-Indian platform in a meet and greet program April 22 at the Clarion Hotel in Hamden, Connecticut. The event was organized …

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New Connecticut Museum Highlights the Beauty, Struggles and History of the Sikh Community – Hartford Courant

Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, a newly elected councilor from Norwich, takes his duty to represent the people of the city seriously. He takes his ethnic and religious heritage even more seriously. He is a Sikh, born in New Delhi and raised in Punjab after a genocidal purge made life in the …

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UN tourism body suspends Russia’s membership, Moscow says it is quitting – Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) – The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) voted to suspend Russia’s membership following its invasion of Ukraine with immediate effect on Wednesday in a largely symbolic move, shortly after that Moscow announced to the agency that it had decided to resign. “The message is clear: actions will …

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CMA receives Visit Canton/ArtsinStark grant for cultural tourism

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is pleased to announce that the Museum has received Visit Canton / ArtsInStark cultural tourism grants to support its Spring and Fall exhibitions for 2022. CMA is part of the marketing efforts of the cultural tourism from Visit Canton since the program’s inception in …

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In parts of central Connecticut, the price of a boiling real estate market will be hefty property tax bills – Hartford Courant

With soaring real estate prices comes a downside for some Connecticut homeowners this summer: soaring tax assessments. In communities that completed reassessments last fall, owners of some properties should prepare for steeply higher property tax bills. The impact varies by city or town, and generally businesses and some homeowners will …

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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Unveils New Permanent Exhibit: A Century of Dolls

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 12 p.m.the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT, will open a new permanent exhibit curated by Museum Consultant Stacey Danielson title, A century of dolls, presenting the Museum’s collections of antique and vintage dolls and toys. Admission to the exhibition is …

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Bartlett will lead a global tourism marketing blitz

Buoyed by the rapid recovery of Jamaica’s tourism industry from the devastating fallout from COVID-19, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a team were due to depart the island on Friday for a global marketing tour to boost visitor arrivals . Based on current arrival figures, the Minister of Tourism predicts …

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The Stamford Museum & Nature Center offers a special program for neurodiverse children

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center hosts “Animals for All,” a series of free programs designed exclusively for neurodiverse children and their families. Two different program formats are offered: Heckscher Farm Open Nights, which allow families to visit the Heckscher Farm after hours at their own pace and on command, …

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Comparison of Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) and Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG)

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ: CINF – Get Rating) and Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings. Valuation and benefits …

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East Haven Kickoff Dinner in Support of the Italian American Heritage Parade

EAST HAVEN — A launch dinner at Silver Sands Beach Club will raise funds for this year’s Italian-American Heritage Parade, officials said. The party will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 26 at the club’s Beachside restaurant and will include a buffet dinner, coffee, dessert, door …

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Town of Stonington: Stanton-Davis Farm Museum

April 21, 2022 – 10:12 p.m. We recently had the privilege of spending time at the Stanton-Davis Homestead Museum, located at the intersection of Osbrook Point Road and Greenhaven Road. The farm is the oldest house in Stonington, dating from 1670. It was built by Thomas Stanton, one of the …

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Local tourism leaders lobby lawmakers for more funding

ST. CLOUD — As state lawmakers return to Capitol Hill after the Easter recess, members of the tourism industry are lobbying legislative leaders to help rebuild the industry. Rachel Thompson is the executive director of Visit Greater St. Cloud and the public policy chair of the Association of Convention and …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut Hosts Pop-Up Food Drive

BRISTOL — United Way of West Central Connecticut held a pop-up food drive Thursday to benefit local food pantries, citing the need to address rising poverty levels in the area. During the ride, volunteer Lynn Reyburn sorted through a donation basket filled with items including applesauce, corn flakes, cooking oil …

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Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. invests in battery recycling

ELGIN, Ill –Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCCI), a leading provider of parts cleaning, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, used oil refining, antifreeze recycling and service in the field primarily focused on small and medium-sized businesses, today announced an investment in its battery recycling partner, HBR Retriev Holdco, LLC (Retriev), through its …

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New Law Allows Northern MS Counties to Improve Tourism Along the Tallahatchie River | state government

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) Expected to Report Quarterly Sales of $153.74 Million

Brokers expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) to report sales of $153.74 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts made earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance. The lowest sales estimate is $141.01 million and the highest is $166.46 million. Heritage Insurance reported sales of $147.24 …

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Rarely exhibited pieces among 80 artifacts the Danbury Museum will showcase for its 80th anniversary

DANBURY — To celebrate its 80th anniversary, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will present a new exhibit this summer to highlight the city’s long and varied history. The Danbury (Re)Discovered exhibition – which opens in June – will feature 80 artifacts, collected by the museum over the past eight …

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Cyprus, dependent on tourism, abolishes virus tests for most travelers

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities on Monday eased travel to the eastern Mediterranean island nation as the summer tourist season kicks off by waiving the need to take any COVID-19 tests before boarding a flight or leaving. the arrival. Under the new regulations, only unvaccinated people who have not …

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How Central Connecticut baseball coach Charlie Hickey used a unique approach to create rotation

NEW BRITAIN — Charlie Hickey’s most recent milestone, 700 career wins, came Thursday as the Central Connecticut baseball team defeated Sacred Heart in Bridgeport. A day earlier, Hickey, in his 23rd year at Central and 26th as a college head coach, sat in the third base dugout at CCSU Baseball …

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Maine Coast Heritage Trust Expands Staff – Knox County VillageSoup

ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, has added new staff to its reserves at Aldermere Farm at 20 Russell Ave. and Erickson Fields at 164 West St., both in Rockport. Calder Gladstone took over as MCHT’s agricultural program coordinator on March 14. It will support …

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The engine of sports tourism in Las Vegas is revving up with new teams, facilities and events attracting visitors from around the world.

ap images In less than six years, Las Vegas has spawned three major league teams and three minor league teams, as well as two stadiums and two arenas, which collectively added 104,000 seats to the city’s inventory of entertainment venues and 1.5 million additional annual ticket sales. Those with skin …

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New Britain Herald – Central Connecticut Health District’s ‘Walk This May’ contest is being held for those in Berlin, Newington; here’s how to participate

It’s almost time to represent your city in a healthy and fun competition. The Central Connecticut Health District (CCHD) will kick off its 7th annual walking competition May 1 and wrap it up May 31. “Are you all ready to ‘Walk This May’?!” the staff said in an announcement about …

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Easter flowers, Heritage Hotel egg hunt, karaoke and more!

VFW Easter Flower Sale04/14/2022 and 04/16/2022 | 8h00-16h00 The most beautiful sale of flowers. Organizer: VFW Post 1607. Click for event details. Collection of household hazardous waste and paint04/16/2022 | 8h00-14h00 A household hazardous waste and paint collection day will take place at Ansonia Public Works. Organizers: Naugatuck Valley Council …

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Maine’s tourism industry rebounds from pandemic, but challenges remain

Tourists fill a sidewalk at Old Orchard Beach last July. Brianna Soukup/staff photographer Maine’s tourism industry rebounded from the pandemic slump last year, with huge numbers of summer visitors and $1 billion more in spending than two years ago. Even with near-record visits and massive spending, Maine’s critical summer tourism …

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Connecticut Museum promised works by Picasso, Homer, Wyeth | Connecticut News

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut museum says it has been promised an “unprecedented” private collection of European and American art, including works by well-known painters like Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth and sculptors Henry Moore and Alberto Giacometti. An anonymous couple from Greenwich …

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Mississippi Governor Declares April Confederate Heritage Month for Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves quietly signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate Heritage Month, a controversial tradition that has been practiced by many of his Democratic and Republican predecessors in the southern state. The proclamation, which was not posted on the governor’s official social …

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Jim Herman at RBC Heritage: Live Stream, TV Channel | April 14-17 – How to watch and stream major league and college sports

June 27, 2021; Cromwell, Connecticut, USA; Jim Herman plays his shot on the third hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta – USA TODAY Sports Jim Herman hits the ties in the 2022 RBC Heritage April 14-17 after a 71st-place finish at …

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Representation Matters: Arab American Heritage Month

“We are a strongly stereotyped group of people, and that is often negative. We must work to change this narrative by teaching and embracing the diversity of Arabs.—Nadine El-Awar, United Teachers Los Angeles “Representation is important to me on an individual level because people like me have made a difference …

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Heritage’s New 2022 Citrus Re Catalytic Bond Priced Above Expectations

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Florida but nationwide, has now secured its new catastrophe bond Citrus Re Ltd. (series 2022-1) with an initial amount of $100 million, but with prices now set above the initial range.This is the latest signal on the pricing of wind-exposed reinsurance protection in the …

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Spain probes private taxidermy museum with 1,000 animals

April 10, 2022Updated: April 10, 2022 08:36 1of5In this photo provided by the Spanish Civil Guard and made available on Sunday, April 10, 2022, the Civil Guard check stuffed animals in Betera, Spain. Spain’s Civil Guard said it was investigating a businessman in the eastern Valencia region who had a …

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Mexican Navy to manage tourism in converted island prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A small archipelago off the Pacific coast of Mexico that was home to an island penal colony is finalizing preparations to receive tourists. Getting to Islas Marias, however, is currently a challenge for even the heaviest tourist: a 4-hour boat ride through often choppy waters. But …

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The Palestine Museum of the CT will be presented at the Venice Biennale

When the international Venice Biennale, an international art exhibit in its 59th year, opens later this month, a relatively new Connecticut museum will be there too. His very presence is a statement. It’s the Palestine Museum United States in Woodbridge, founded in 2018 by Faisal Saleh as the only museum …

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Heritage’s Citrus Re 2022-1 Catalytic Bond Sees Price Rise

The new catastrophe bond transaction Citrus Re Ltd. (Series 2022-1) sponsored by Florida-headquartered but nationwide P&C insurer Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. saw its price forecast rise above the initial range, may bring back Artemis.This is the latest sign that catastrophe bond funds and investors are demanding a minimum level of …

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AHA News: Traditional dances combine music, movement, heritage and health – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Anyone who’s twisted, hustled, boot-scooted, or learned to do the Dougie knows that dancing can be more than just a fun way to spend a Saturday night. But when music and movement connect someone with their heritage, it can give a …

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New Britain Herald – New Britain Museum of American Art holds symposium on sustainable tourism and hospitality

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Museum of American Art is hosting the 15th Annual Global Symposium on Environmental Sustainability, in partnership with Central Connecticut State University, on Thursday, April 14. The symposium centered on sustainable tourism and hospitality will be a one-day event consisting of several information sessions …

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Middletown Military Museum celebrates 20 years with fundraising dinner

The Greater Middletown Military Museum, celebrating 20 years in business, is hosting an anniversary dinner on April 23 at the Sons of Italy in Middletown. Greater Middletown Military Museum / Photo Added MIDDLETOWN — The Greater Middletown Military Museum will be celebrating 20 years in business at a fundraising dinner …

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What is bioluminescent tourism?

Each year, tour operators gear up for “bioluminescence season” in a handful of destinations around the world. It’s a phenomenon almost as old as time itself, but – according to a recent study by travel agency and online research system Next Vacay, which sought to determine the most popular bioluminescent …

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MetroWest Visitors Bureau Receives $99,000 Tourism Recovery Grant

Bellingham – The MetroWest Visitors Bureau (MWVB) announced today, April 5, that it has received $99,000 from the Massachusetts Bureau of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) under the Travel and Tourism Recovery Grant Program . This grant will help fund the Bureau’s new “We Are MetroWest” campaign, designed to showcase the …

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1774 Phillis Wheatley Letter admonishing slavery joins museum collection

the American Revolution Museum in Philadelphia recently acquired an original from April 1, 1774 Connecticut Journal newspaper reprinting a letter from the recently freed poet Phillis Wheatley to the Mohegan Indian poet and Presbyterian minister, the Reverend Samson Occom. The letter highlights the contradiction between the ideals invoked at the …

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Sustainable fashion in Victorian America on May 19

While popular historical dramas such as Bridgerton and Dickinson have recently sparked public interest in period costumes, and Eco fashion is currently in fashion A topic of discussion among consumers and fashion industry professionals, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the philosophy of 19th century recycling with a new costume …

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Bill Hensley obituary: North Carolina tourism sports official dies at 96

Bill Hensley pictured with his beloved typewriter. It was “his greatest tool”, said his son Bruce Hensley. Provided by Bruce Hensley When Bill Hensley died, he left his family a list of people to call with the news. “I called several of them,” his son Bruce told the Observer, “and …

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The Day – CG Museum Follies, continued…

Paul Choinière’s column (“Planned Coast Guard Museum? Count me as excited”, May 20) is insulting to the overwhelming number of people who have opposed and continue to oppose the location and design of the National Coast Guard Museum. Somehow I missed the routine elements of public discourse – discussion, debate, …

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Hawaii sees tourism return as pandemic concerns ease

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s tourism industry is starting to see a rebound as people return to travel and coronavirus concerns ease. Data from the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism shows domestic arrivals in March were comparable to 2019 levels, Hawaii News Now reported Friday. A record 10 …

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Mattatuck Museum Celebrates Director’s 10th Anniversary

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum is celebrating Bob Burns’ 10th anniversary as museum director. “Under Burns’ leadership, the Mattatuck Museum has been reinvigorated and transformed into a cultural destination, becoming an economic engine and lifeblood of the city,” the members said in a statement. “He renewed his commitment to partnerships …

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Visit Florida Tourism Marketing Partnership Costs to Rise

Visit Florida is raising rates for its tourism marketing partners for the first time in 15 years, with the changes expected to stay in place for at least a few years, officials said this week. Visit Florida, the state’s public-private tourism marketing agency, will pursue the changes over the coming …

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Inside the ring road: the Heritage Foundation gets fierce

NEWS AND NOTICES: The Heritage Foundation has released a set of strategic policy priorities intended to form “the roadmap for Conservatives over the next three years,” according to a mission statement released Thursday. The organization says the roadmap presents a “once in a lifetime opportunity”. Curious? The Conservative think tank …

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New penthouses and apartments to replace Levine Museum uptown

The Levine Museum of the New South has sold its downtown Charlotte building to a New York-based development company that has plans for studios and penthouses on the site, officials said in a press release Thursday. . The buyer, Vela Uptown LLC, plans to convert the 7th Street property into …

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Seattle tourism is slowly recovering – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Weeks before the start of the Seattle-based cruise season, tourism executives said their business is slowly rebounding. Visit Seattle reports that the number of overnight stays increased by 38% in 2021 compared to the previous year. Hotel occupancy remains well below pre-pandemic highs, and the travel company said …

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New York City on the brink of a tourism boom could see a 70% increase in tourists in 2022, new research suggests

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — After more than two years, New York City is on the verge of a tourism boom — and the city needs it. The Times Square saxophonist was playing blues on Wednesday night, but he’s making way more money than he’s made in a long time. …

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Vegas tourism rebound fuels robust Nevada economy numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s tourism economy is putting the coronavirus pandemic behind it, with regulators reporting the best casino earnings ever for a February and the airport serving Las Vegas announcing plans to resume international flights non-stop in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a 12th …

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Sports Museum at UConn Features Trading Cards

By Connor Linskey, The Chronicle March 29, 2022 For those who dream of earning a paycheck playing the game they love, a benchmark to make it a professional athlete is depicted on a sports trading card. Find out what’s happening at Mansfield-Storrswith free real-time Patch updates. And, over the years, …

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The latest in wine tourism: meditate and get your hands dirty

Dr. Thomas Plante, a psychologist who also teaches at Santa Clara University and Stanford University, warns that life in a vineyard can be easily romanticized. “Sometimes people forget that it’s hard work, there are stressors and you can get dirty.” Still, Plante notes that the cyclical nature of work in …

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🌱River Museum Director Leaves + Students Make Dean’s List

Hello people of Essex-Chester-Deep River! Karena Garrity here with your brand new issue of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Breezy with a passing shower. High: 49 Low: 24. Here are the top three Essex-Chester-Deep River stories today: The Connecticut River Museum has announced that its executive director, …

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Tourism Board Records Increase in Las Vegas Visitor Diversity

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released its annual visitor profile after a year-long hiatus. The report is an in-depth look at the habits of the millions of people who visit Southern Nevada each year. In 2019, around 42 million people visited the Las Vegas …

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The Day – New London celebrates funding for the National Coast Guard Museum

New London – In April 2006, former Connecticut Governor Mr. Jodi Rell met with state and local officials on the Fort Trumbull waterfront to announce a state contribution to the construction of a National Coast Guard Museum. The location has since changed, but the idea of ​​locating a National Coast …

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Local stops on the Women’s Heritage Trail highlight rich history | Enfield

As Women’s History Month continues, those wishing to learn more about the many influential women who made Connecticut their home while leaving their mark can visit preserved sites along a dedicated trail through the state that an organization tries to popularize. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, based in New …

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Countries brace for tourism hit by Russian-Ukrainian war

BELEK, Turkey (AP) — After losing two years to the COVID-19 pandemic, traders in the heart of the Turkish Riviera had hoped for a strong tourist season this year to help keep their businesses afloat. But Russia’s war in Ukraine is rapidly chilling their spirits. “We are trying to earn …

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Catfish Row Museum to Host Lecture on Southern Jewish Foods with Ferris, Silver – The Vicksburg Post

By Jim Beaugez | Guest Contributor One of Marcie Cohen Ferris’s strongest memories of her Jewish youth in the Arkansas Delta town of Blytheville is the regular trips her mother made to Memphis to stock up on kosher food. She even devoted a chapter to it in her 2005 book, …

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Funding available for road markers to commemorate folklore and promote cultural tourism | Oswego County

SYRACUSE — The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is accepting applications for its Legends & Lore® Marker Grant Program, which helps communities commemorate their local folklore and legends and promote cultural tourism with roadside markers. Since the program launched in 2015, the Pomeroy Foundation has funded over 140 Legends & Lore …

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Southaven at risk of losing city tax, mayor says – FOX13 News Memphis

SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi — Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite said the city’s tourist tax is under threat, and the threat comes from DeSoto County itself. Darren Musselwhite told FOX13 he believes the city’s tourist tax is in jeopardy due to the voting results of three DeSoto County House representatives in the Mississippi …

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The Housatonic Museum of Art Presents a Lecture on the Politics of Abortion

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 2:14 PM Along with its current exhibition “Of Woman Born,” the Housatonic Museum of Art presents a free public lecture titled FROM DANGER TO DIGNITY: The Surprising (and Convoluted) History of US Abortion Politics. During the first century of our republic, various forms of abortion were …

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The Day – Job growth, tourism and affordable housing dominate discussions in Old Lyme

Old Lyme – In this historic coastal town, job growth, tourism and affordable housing are inextricably linked facets of life that must be addressed by working together rather than in silos, officials say. A forum organized by the Economic Development Commission was held for five hours on Saturday morning, bringing …

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Music For All Seasons will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/21/2022 (NEWARK, New Jersey) — Music for All Seasons (MFAS) will celebrate its 30th anniversary and honor veterans with songs from Voices of Valor (VOV), Sunday evening, March 27 at the GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center as part of the New …

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Irish American Heritage Month resolution in the US Senate

A resolution designating March 2022 as “Irish-American Heritage Month” and honoring the importance of Irish-Americans in the history and progress of the United States was introduced in the United States Senate on March 17, St. -Patrick. U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a fifth-generation U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee member and …

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Heritage Seeks $100M Citrus Re Bond for Northeast US Wind Reinsurance

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc., the Florida-headquartered but nationwide property and casualty insurer, has returned to the catastrophe bond market seeking $100 million or more in wind reinsurance in the northeastern United States with a Citrus Re Ltd. transaction. (series 2022-1).Heritage has been visiting the catastrophe bond market since 2014, when …

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“Western Christian heritage cannot be preserved by looking back” | National Catholic Register

The West’s Christian heritage cannot be preserved by looking back, but only by looking forward and building “a genuine culture of Christian witness,” the former Knights of Columbus leader said Thursday during a a conference in Rome. “The Church indeed carries within her the future of the world and that …

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Defendant in north-central Connecticut heroin case gets 6 years

NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT — A defendant in a large-scale narcotics operation that operated, in part, throughout north-central Connecticut was sentenced to more than six years in prison on Wednesday. Leonard C. Boyle, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, said Angel DeJesus-Concepcion, 40, a citizen of the Dominican Republic …

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Queens Tourism Slowly Rising as Visitors Return to ‘World’s Borough’ – QNS.com

When Queens became the “epicenter of the epicenter” of the global health crisis in March 2020, tourism in the “World’s Borough” came to a halt. Restaurants, transportation, recreation and sporting events have been canceled as COVID-19 closed establishments and devastated the local economy. Two years later, as Queens emerges from …

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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum opens 2022 season with new exhibit and free admission for Connecticut kids

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT will open its 2022 season on April 6, 2022 at 12 p.m. with an exciting schedule of events including talks, book signings, art exhibits and programs communities that will inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages. During the months …

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COVID-19: two years later | New York tourism continues to rebound in years following shutdowns

New York’s bustling tourism industry continues to rebuild from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, tourism in the city virtually stopped overnight. Attractions closed, Broadway shuttered, and many local businesses in popular tourist districts also closed. Nobody was really prepared for what was going to happen …

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New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that her country is “ready to welcome the world back” and that most tourists are allowed to return by May as the country continues to ease its coronavirus restrictions. The announcement brought forward the date that tourists …

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This Connecticut Museum Is Believed To Be Haunted

Posted in Connecticut Claim March 15, 2022 by Lisa Sammons When you think of haunted places in Connecticut, your mind probably goes to a spooky environment.. May be abandoned mental hospitals or empty ghost towns hidden deep in the woods? A place that you Probably …

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Covid-hit tourism cuts 2.15cr of jobs: The Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, March 14 The government admitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday that a whopping 2.15 crore jobs had been lost in the tourism sector due to Covid-19. Nirmala Sitharaman Responding to further questions on the impact of the pandemic on tourism in the …

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Coast Guard Museum gets a boost to begin summer construction | Connecticut News

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A plan to build a Coast Guard museum in New London could begin preliminary construction this summer after receiving a boost from the federal government. An omnibus bill passed by the House last week contains $50 million for the museum, bringing the total federal investment …

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