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CT grocery chain sees 'added challenges' in hiring seasonal workers

As Connecticut’s retail and shipping sector staffs up for the 2021 holiday season, many are bracing for what could be a tougher sell luring people back to the work force who sat out the pandemic for varying reasons, whether due to health concerns, not finding quite the right opportunities, or content to make ends meet on unemployment compensation.
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Norwich Bulletin

Cheeseburgers are the classic, American staple, here are 10 places in Eastern Conn. to try

Few things are as American as a delicious cheeseburger. Cooked and topped however you want it, there's so many ways to enjoy a burger. We could go on and on, much like Bubba talking about shrimp from Forest Gump, but we think these local restaurants across Eastern Connecticut do a better job of showcasing all the ways you can chow down on the quintessential American staple.
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Connecticut Post

7 new Connecticut restaurants to try this October

A look at some new and interesting places on the Connecticut dining scene. Six years after opening his Appétit Bistro in Port Chester, Edwin Montoya debuted a second location in early September, bringing French cuisine to South Norwalk's Washington Street Historic District. The menu combines classic French dishes and others with Mediterranean influences, with standouts like escargot en croute, duck à l’orange, hanger steak frites with peppercorn sauce and Italian-inspired chicken scarpariello.

Two of Watertown’s Best Bakeries Expand to Second Connecticut Location

When Mrs. Large and I need sweets, we typically head to Watertown. Watertown is stacked with businesses that cater to your sweet tooth. If we want ice cream, I can pick up Arethusa Farm, or Big Dipper at Labonne's, or, old venerable, Carvel. If we want cookies and cupcakes, there are two places that we truly love - Hardcore Sweet Bakery, at 76 Westbury Park Road and Itty Bitty Cookie Company at 659 Main Street.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at these Connecticut craft beer festivals

It’s not October yet, but Connecticut is getting a jump on Octoberfest. Events starting on Sept. 18 kick off the traditional peak beer season. After that, every Saturday in October is filled with events where Connecticut brewmasters gather to show off what they make. All events also offer entertainment, music and food vendors. All lineups are subject to change. Check websites for updates as it ...