Bring It Home Awards Seek Sports Nominations


HARTFORD – The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) is seeking nominations of Connecticut residents who bring conventions, meetings and sporting events to our state to consider for its 2014 “Bring It Home Awards.” “Attendees to meetings, conventions and sports ...READ MORE

Burlington Unsung Hero Wins Night Out


HARTFORD –  Valentine’s Day may be the one day to express our devotion to those who mean the most to us, but a couple’s love endures all year long. A local car dealership in Hartford offered Connecticut residents the chance to give his or her sweetheart a romantic gift to be presented on ...READ MORE

One Family, One Veteran, Two Heroes


From the perspective of many veterans, their military service is merely a duty. They were doing their job. They don’t look in the mirror and see a hero. When wounded Air Force sergeant Tom Marcum returned home from Iraq, he was his family’s hero every day. But his wife April would soon step up ...READ MORE

Is Daylight Saving Time ‘Useless’?


As we grudgingly set our clocks ahead this weekend, sacrificing a precious hour of sleep to the daylight saving gods, many of us likely had an identical thought: “Is this really necessary?” Daylight saving time (DST) is a decades-old tradition, but many suspect that it “does ...READ MORE

ESPN To Host Tenth Annual Super Bowl Party


ESPN is hosting its tenth annual Super Bowl party, rebranded ESPN THE PARTY, on Friday, January 31, in New York City. In conjunction with the release of ESPN The Magazine’s Music issue, the event will celebrate the love affair between sports and music. “ESPN The Party” will feature ...READ MORE

Cases Of Tax Identity Theft Continue To Skyrocket


HARTFORD – Better Business Bureau advises consumers to file their 2013 income tax returns as soon as possible, to avoid losing a refund to an identity thief. With all of the personal information contained in tax documents, criminals will try every trick in the book to obtain these documents ...READ MORE