BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Catherine Velez, who is a Stop & Shop Peapod employee, joined her coworkers in East Hartford, Connecticut, as they went on strike against the company on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Nicole Leonard / Connecticut Public Radio

Updated 10:30 p.m.

Workers clustered together at the two entrances to the Stop & Shop store in East Hartford, Connecticut, holding signs in the air and chanting, "Better contract, better lives. Better contract, better lives!"

The two big names in public radio and public television in western Massachusetts are joining together. New England Public Radio and WGBY will soon become “New England Public Media.”

Are Plastic Bag Bans Garbage?

Apr 9, 2019

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A parking garage wall near Chestnut Towers in Springfield, Massachusetts, is one of the sites for a mural project.
Heather Brandon / NEPR

A whole lot of murals are coming to the largest city in western Massachusetts.

Connecticut lawmakers want to find ways to put some new life into the state’s tourism industry. That could include revisiting its slogan – “Still Revolutionary.”

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