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Author Cynthia Parzych spoke on Sept. 7 at the D. M. Hunt Library about entrepreneurs still at work in Connecticut. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Cynthia Parzych, author of “Connecticut Made,” told an audience at the David M. Hunt Library on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 7, that Connecticut has a rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The change from an industrial to a service and information-based economy hit the state hard, but there are plenty of homegrown businesses, many of them started since 2000.

And these businesses act as the glue that keeps communities healthy and thriving.

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