The Fourth of July: American Independence… and France? 

Weston Waite

By Weston Waite 

We, as Americans, all (hopefully) know what The Fourth of July is all about: The struggle for American liberty and freedom, the rebellion against a tyrannical British empire,and the celebration of America as a whole, a country where we are truly free, with guaranteed rights and privileges. We’ve learned it in our history and government classes, but there is another part of the American Revolution that we fail to talk about enough, or perhaps we don’t even know about. [Read more…]

Men In Business

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Women in Business

It was Leah Busque, cCo-founder of Taskrabbit, and online marketplace that matches freelance labor with demand, who said, “I’ve never thought of myself as a female engineer, or founder, or a woman in tech. I just think of myself as someone who’s passionate.” In our Women in Business section, we feature women in a variety of careers and industries from the arts to law to banking and health care. Although they and their work vary, they share something in common—a passion for what they do and for helping our community.  Northern Connection is pleased to introduce them to you.

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Discover the CCA Difference

New year is a great time to try CCA’s fresh twist on education.  Chances are good that your child’s classroom looks pretty much the same as the one you sat in and probably your parents and grandparents, too. Today’s schools may contain more technology than yesteryear, but they still operate on the same model of teaching students the same thing at the same time in the same classroom. [Read more…]


   Days filled with ball games, ballet recitals, boardrooms or other daily activities ?  It’s time  to stop, relax and pamper yourself with these special essential oils. [Read more…]