Waterbury Youth Services, Cheshire Academy Join National Pilot Program Promoting Teen Mental Health

Waterbury Youth Services, Cheshire Academy Join National Pilot Program Promoting Teen Mental Health

Two Connecticut organizations that focus on youth  - Waterbury Youth Services in Waterbury and the Cheshire Academy in Cheshire – have joined a national pilot program being run by the National Council for Behavioral Health with support from Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.  The initiative - teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) – was launched in a limited number of schools around the country earlier this year.

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Key to CT Economy, Manufacturing Growth Strongest in Eastern CT

Key to CT Economy, Manufacturing Growth Strongest in Eastern CT

Eastern Connecticut manufacturing jobs grew four times as fast as the rest of the state between 2015 and 2019, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association is reporting.  Two-thirds of all statewide manufacturing job growth during that period took place in the region's 41 communities.

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Newest Literary Landmarks: Mark Twain House, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Newest Literary Landmarks:  Mark Twain House, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The nation’s two newest Literary Landmarks, both in Connecticut, will be announced at ceremonies on October 16. The Mark Twain House & Museum and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center have been selected to be designees for recognition.  The announcement will be made by the Connecticut Center for the Book, CT Humanities and Hartford Public Library.

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Hundreds Clean Up Connecticut Shores with Major Progress Seen

Hundreds Clean Up Connecticut Shores with Major Progress Seen

An estimated 1,000 volunteers showed up to shorelines throughout Connecticut to help put an end to water pollution during the annual International Coastal Cleanup hosted by the Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound. Volunteers could choose among more than 20 beach clean-up communities in Connecticut.

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Preservation Connecticut: New Name, Growing Agenda Ahead

Preservation Connecticut: New Name, Growing Agenda Ahead

Some things change, some stay the same.  The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation has adopted a new name and a new logo to launch with the start of the new year, as plans proceed for engaging programs and continued advocacy work.  Beginning January 1, 2020, the organization will be known as Preservation Connecticut.

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Chelsea Groton Bank is Cultivating Great Business with Free Seminar Series

Chelsea Groton Bank is Cultivating Great Business with Free Seminar Series

If you’re poised to start a new business, or have recently done so, Chelsea Groton Bank is making an offer you may not want to refuse.  For the second time this year, the New London area financial institution is offering a free 13-week small business series for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, launching this week.

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