Eversource Begins Using Drones to Inspect Electric Lines in Conn.

Submitted by Mitch Gross, Eversource. Eversource Begins Using Drones to Inspect Electric Lines in Connecticut Aerial devices will reduce environmental impact and customer costs BERLIN, Conn. (Aug. 31, 2018) – Leveraging innovative technologies, Eversource is now using drones to more efficiently inspect electric lines throughout Connecticut. The aerial devices provide the energy company with a close look […]

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Long Awaited Bus Service Begins August 27, 2018

Submitted by Joseph Comerford, Exec. Director, Estuary Transit District. 9 Town Transit (9TT), operated by the Estuary Transit District (EDT) has announced that, as of August 27th, is launching a new bus route from Madison to Middletown along Rts. 1, 81, and154.  This route represents a partnership among the EDT, the towns, businesses, and educational institutions. […]

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Book Review: “Upside” by Ken Gronbach

By Sally Haase. Not long ago on a sleepless night, I turned on the radio to listen to Coast to Coast – you know that overnight talk show about aliens, big foot, chemtrails, a host of conspiracy theories, and occasionally some really interesting interviews. As I listened I kept trying to place the voice that […]

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Trade War

WFSB Businesses feeling effects of U.S.-China trade war August 10, 2018 By Kevin Hogan Several Connecticut industries are already feeling the effects of the U.S.- China trade war, and they don’t know where it’s going to end. The U.S. raises import tariffs on China, and China raises import tariffs on U.S. products. That’s hitting home […]

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Reflections from a Pre-Boomer

Reflections from a Pre-Boomer   I’m too old to be a Baby Boomer, so I guess I’m in the Silent Generation.  Here are some definitions: ·        Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 and later. ·        Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 to 1995. ·        Generation X: Born 1965 to 1976. ·        Baby Boomers: Born […]

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