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Center for Hospice Care opens healing garden in front of 300

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NORWICH – Nearly 15 years ago, Hospice Southeastern Connecticut staff and volunteers helped former Norwich resident Ted Johnson cope with the loss of his wife, Victorie.Under a bright summer sky on Friday morning, Johnson, who lives in North Windham, returned to the facility now known as Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut to see his wife’s name on a brick installed along a walkway of the nonprofit’s brand new healing garden.“I can’t […]

Connecticut unemployment rate falls to 6.6 percent

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WETHERSFIELD – Connecticut added jobs for a sixth straight month in July, dropping its unemployment rate to 6.6 percent, the state Department of Labor said Friday. The monthly economic report showed 2,400 non-farm jobs were added to the economy. The string of six consecutive months of job growth is the longest since the economic recovery began in early 2010.”This growth, along with continued declines […]

3 gamblers suing Foxwoods for $3 million

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NEW HAVEN – Three gamblers have filed a lawsuit against Foxwoods Resort Casino alleging the eastern Connecticut establishment failed to pay them more than $1.1 million they say they won in a table game in 2011 and didn’t give them back a $1.6 million deposit they put down to cover any losses.The Day of New London reports that the gamblers filed the lawsuit in federal court in New Haven July 31, seeking $3 million in damages. The plaintiffs are Chinese nationals Cheung Yin Sun […]