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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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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Short Term Rentals on the Increase; State, Local Regulatory Oversight Less Certain

Short Term Rentals on the Increase; State, Local Regulatory Oversight Less Certain

Are short term rentals (STRs), better known by their popular brand names such as Airbnb, good news for municipalities or asking for trouble?  A new report by the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments seeks to air some of the pros and cons, as the number of stays (and income to hosts) continue to grow rapidly.

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Busy Logan is Good News for Growing Bradley

Busy Logan is Good News for Growing Bradley

New Englanders are flying more often to more destinations, and indications are that the trend will continue.  Published reports suggest that the region’s largest airport, Logan in Boston, is on track to becoming one of the 10 busiest airports in the United States by 2022.  That’s good news for the region’s second largest, Connecticut’s Bradley International.

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Hartford’s Insurance Industry Poised to “Dive In” to Diversity & Inclusion

Hartford’s Insurance Industry Poised to “Dive In” to Diversity & Inclusion

Dive In is a global movement in the insurance sector to support the development of inclusive workplace cultures. Its mission is to enable people to achieve their potential by raising awareness of the business case and promoting positive action for diversity in all its forms - the international event arrives in Hartford on September 26.

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