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Cars & Trucks

AAA Recognizes Safe Rides Group and Police Officers in Connecticut

December 18, 2017. AAA Staff

High school students in Wilton don’t have to worry about how to get home on Friday or Saturday nights. Since 2013, Wilton Safe Rides has given thousands of teenagers easy and anonymous access to safe, free transportation. Dozens of volunteers help operate the student-run group, which gives free rides home to high school students who…

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Fun Places to Visit in the Northeast

August 15, 2017. AAA Staff

The Northeast is packed with amazing destinations and towns within driving distance of both New York and Boston. This guide will hit the 202 best drive trips within two hours of those great cities. From the tip of Long Island to the curved arm of Cape Cod, to the coastal gems in Maine, including Acadia…

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Safety Tips for Kids Who Walk or Bike to School

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

Today’s students aren’t biking or walking to school like they used to. Just 13 percent of students ages 5 to 14 walked or biked to class in 2009 compared with 48 percent 50 years earlier, according to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Time, convenience, distance, weather and safety were barriers to walking or…

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10 Things to Look For in a Private School

July 31, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Selecting a school for a child is one of the most important decisions a family makes. For those with the means to pay for education, private elementary schools and secondary schools regularly offer smaller class sizes, a more flexible curriculum and religious studies. A report from EducationNext, a scholarly journal published by Stanford University, also…

Health & Fitness & Life

10 Ways to Avoid College Weight Gain

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s common to put on a few pounds when you first start college. Follow these tips to avoid the dreaded freshman 15.

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10 Things to Know About High School Sports

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

So, your son or daughter wants to play high school sports. Whether this is your child’s first foray into athletics or the latest step in a career that began with T-ball, here’s what you should know.

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10 Considerations When Choosing a Preschool

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

Spend enough time with toddlers, and they’ll surprise you. Sometimes, it’s by using an unexpected word or phrase. Other times, it’s by running, jumping or climbing with unexpected skill. These acts demonstrate the impressive growth occurring during a child’s earliest years. What children learn, and how, during this period can have lifelong effects. That may…

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10 Places Worth Checking Out on College Campuses

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

Becoming familiar with each of these campus spots as soon as possible will be valuable on the road from freshman to alum.

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10 Fun School Lunches to Pack Your Kids

July 31, 2017. Nick Tavares

Easy recipes that will pack lunch bags full of nutrients and appeal to all appetites.

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10 School Backpack Essentials

July 31, 2017. Christina Elston

Your child’s backpack is a kind of bridge between home and school, a place to carry essential supplies. But carrying around a pack all day can take its toll. Help your child start the school year off right with a backpack that fits correctly and fill it with all the necessities.