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Trending: Where the Irish-Americans live

Nationally, 9.78 percent of Americans claimed an Irish ancestry in 2013, the most recent year that data is available. But here in Connecticut, we have even more green than the rest of the nation on
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Trending: Where to look for love

Valentine’s Day: the ultimate day to declare your love for someone, if you’re into that sort of thing. But for those who don’t have a Valentine pegged down, fear not. We dug into some data to figure
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Trending: Where we stay, where we don’t

How long has it been since you’ve packed up and moved? How about your next-door neighbor? If you live in the 06468 ZIP code assigned to Monroe, or Trumbull’s 06611, chances are your answer is several
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Trending: How Long It Takes To Save For a Down Payment

Saving up for a down payment on a home in Southwestern Connecticut is no easy task. With many banks standing firm on the need for a 20 percent down payment and home prices topping out at well over $1
Northeast Elementary School principal Connie Stevenson works in her office on Friday December 13, 2013 in Stamford, Conn.

Trending: When We Retire

Connecticut has one of the highest shares of senior citizens in the workforce in the entire nation, with 21.8 percent of state residents over the age of 65 having worked in the last 12 months,
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How many gifts are you giving this season?

We’re working on a story about holiday shopping, and the average amount of gifts purchased this year. We have some great national data on the topic (which you’ll be able to read all about later this

Trending: When We Retire

Connecticut has one of the highest shares of senior citizens in the workforce in the entire nation, with 21.8 percent of state residents over the age of 65 having worked in the last 12 months,

New report shows driving decreasing steadily in Southwestern Connecticut, especially among millennials

A new study published this week by the public-interest organization ConnPIRG finds that people across America’s largest urbanized areas are driving much less than before, and Fairfield County is no

Trending: How We Get Home For Thanksgiving

With just two days left until Thanksgiving, millions of Americans will be hitting the roads today, tomorrow and Thursday, navigating their way back to mom and dad’s table for a turkey dinner. Here in

Connecticut’s Top Turkey Towns

More than 30,000 wild turkeys call Connecticut home these days, with populations in all 169 of the state’s municipalities, according to the Connecticut Audion Society. But there are some towns with