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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 01:17 PM EDT

New Lake Compounce Roller Coaster Opens Saturday

A new roller coaster will open at Lake Compounce in Bristol on Saturday and 12 people have been chosen to be the first to ride it. »

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

It's time to honor that special woman in your life. Mother's Day is approaching, and whether you are buying for your mother, your wife, or both, consider some inexpensive alternatives or ways to save money... »

How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party

Year after year, there is a flurry of excitement leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with an endless series of parties and celebrations. It is the one American race that inspires the spectacle and pageantry of... »

Optical Illusion Puzzles Thousands on Social Media

Optical Illusion Puzzles Thousands on Social Media

A new optical illusion has set social media ablaze and it has nothing to do with the color of a dress. »

New Haven to Hold  Dragon Boat Regatta, Food Truck Festival

New Haven to Hold Dragon Boat Regatta, Food Truck Festival

The New Haven Food Truck Festival was a success last year and the city is expanding the event this summer with the addition of the inaugural Dragon Boat Regatta. »

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll

Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll. The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness... »

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

Cracker Jack Replacing Toy Prize With Digital Codes for Mobile Games

It's the end of era. The iconic prize found in a bag of Cracker Jacks will be replaced with stickers containing digital codes for mobile games, the company announced Thursday. Cracker Jack, which is owned... »

Lake Compounce Giving Away Free Tickets

Lake Compounce Giving Away Free Tickets

If you’re in need of a morning coffee, you could also wind up with some free Lake Compounce tickets. »

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Tax Day 2016 Freebies: Here's the List

Great news, procrastinators!

Tax Day is Monday, April 18, this year, so last-second filers had a little extra time to knock them out. »

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan, Chicago Are Priciest Places to Wed: Survey

Manhattan and Chicago are the two most expensive places to get married in the United States, but the affair will likely cost a pretty penny no matter the location, according to a new survey. »

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Comcast Cares Day
Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast for the 2016 Comcast Cares Day Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, April 30 from 9.a.m to noon in the Westfarms Mall parking lot. Read more
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