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Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and others may cause illness.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

But if you have purchased the product, the company is urging you to return impacted packages to the store for a full refund.
Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven Friday, July 11 — And That's Not All

Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven Friday, July 11 — And That's Not All

The popular free treat will cool you off, but there's more free stuff available for this year's 7-Eleven Day celebration.
Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Hartford HealthCare announced 350 positions will be eliminated because of declining insurance reimbursements.
Michaels in Meriden Impacted by Data Breach

Michaels in Meriden Impacted by Data Breach

If you shopped at the South Broad Street store on the following dates, the company says your information was exposed.
Rocky Hill Scuba Master's Lessons for Emergency Responders [VIDEO]

Rocky Hill Scuba Master's Lessons for Emergency Responders [VIDEO]

Scuba Shack owner Ed Hayes is teaching the intricacies of underwater rescue to emergency responders downstate.
Governor To Visit Local Business, Wesleyan University

Governor To Visit Local Business, Wesleyan University

The governor's visits are to highlight area businesses.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Help Wanted: Businesses Hiring in Middletown

Help Wanted: Businesses Hiring in Middletown

Whether you're searching for a part-time gig to make some extra cash or full-time employment, it's time to get your resume in order for these job openings.
Sens. Blumenthal, Durbin Visit Pratt & Whitney to Talk Fed Aerospace Funding

Sens. Blumenthal, Durbin Visit Pratt & Whitney to Talk Fed Aerospace Funding

Connecticut's senator and Senate Majority Whip and chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee were in Middletown Monday as part of a tour of Connecticut manufacturers.
Middletown Chamber Offering Free Office Training Programs

Middletown Chamber Offering Free Office Training Programs

Business people and others in the workforce can take advantage of these valuable classes, including basic grant writing, the art of public speaking and career counseling.
State Rep. Matt Lesser Among Connecticut Mag's 'Best and Brightest'

State Rep. Matt Lesser Among Connecticut Mag's 'Best and Brightest'

The Democratic legislator who serves Middletown's 100th Congressional District is featured as a rising political star and formidable leader in the publication's annual "40 Under 40" issue.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Help Wanted: Businesses Hiring in Middletown

Help Wanted: Businesses Hiring in Middletown

Whether you're searching for a part-time gig to make some extra cash or full-time employment, it's time to get your resume in order for these job openings.