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Is Connecticut the ‘best’ state in the nation?

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Damn, it feels good to be a Nutmegger. A study released earlier this week ranked Connecticut as the top state for a Human Development Index — which is just a clunky way of saying well-being. It weighs factors like life expectancy, standard of living and education and creates an index score between 1 and 10 […] [Read More]
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Connecticut works longer to pay off taxes than any other state

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Taxes are due on Monday, which may seem a little early in Connecticut, where the average taxpayer has yet to work enough days or hours to pay off his or her tax bill for the year. According to the folks at The Tax Foundation, Connecticut residents must work until May 13 this year in order […] [Read More]

Trending: Where Our Neighbors Are From

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Fairfield County has grown more quickly than any other corner of Connecticut in the few years since the 2010 decennial census was issued, a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. But it’s not due to births; rather the in-migration of new residents has sped up the growth of the area, even as 3,229 […] [Read More]

Nutmeggers movin’ on out

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Connecticut has the seventh highest percentage of movers shipping out of the state in the nation, according to a recent study released by a moving company. United Van Lines conducts a survey each year, tracking which states the company’s customers move into and out of over the course of a year, and found that 56 […] [Read More]