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Sooooo Long January! So let’s be talking about the Ground Hog…
good ol’Punxsutawney Phil, that famous resident of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. On February 2nd, Groundhog Day, this prognosticator will tell us if we will have an early spring or six more weeks of winter. Some years back, I made the trip to Punxsutawney….what a bash! During the ceremony, which begins well before the winter sunrise, Phil emerges from his temporary home on Gobbler’s Knob, located in a rural area about 2 miles east of town. According to the tradition, if Phil sees his shadow and returns to his hole, he has predicted six more weeks of winter. If Phil does not see his shadow, he has predicted an early spring. He is considered to be the world’s most famous prognosticating rodent. During the rest of the year, Phil lives in the town library with his “wife” Phyllis. Go to our facebook.com/TheResident90
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fi nd out the reasons for optimism about our local economy. At a combined Chamber Breakfast held at the Mystic Hilton, last week, keynote speaker, Peter Gioia, VP and economist for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) states that he is very optimistic about the Connecticut’s economic prospects for 2012. Yes! While attending Helen Raab’s 90th Birthday on the 25th, as a guest of the Przybysz “adopted sons”, I was in awe of her young spirit, big smile and knowing everything going on. It was a wonderful celebration on page 13.
Senator Andrew Maynard shares the ‘Good News’ with Alexis Ann, editor & publisher, the Resident at the joint Chamber Breakfast, “Positive energy was exuberating from the business leaders and political officials with news of optimism for Connecticut’s economy in 2012.”
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