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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

Top Halloween Articles

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  • 'Teal Pumpkin Project' Gaining Steam In Food Allergy Community & Beyond

    'Teal Pumpkin Project' Gaining Steam In Food Allergy Community & Beyond
    A new Halloween tradition is gaining in popularity...one that is all-inclusive, easy and fun. The Teal Pumpkin Project. Just paint a pumpkin teal, then put it on your front stoop.  This signals trick-or-treaters that you will provide a nut-free, non-...
  • Another Holiday Bites the Dust

    By now you've likely heard about the Newington schools that cancelled their traditional Halloween parades and parties in an effort to avoid excluding those students who do not celebrate Halloween. I'm shaking my head as I write those words. This piece...
  • Miracle League Plans Tricks and Treats for Kids of All Abilities

    Miracle League Plans Tricks and Treats for Kids of All Abilities
    Pumpkin carving, face painting and lots of goodies are on tap for the Third Annual "Trick-or-Treat Miracle League Style" coming-up on October 25th at 3pm. This amazing Halloween event, held at the Miracle League field on the corner of Trout Brook and...
  • Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners

    Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners
    Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
  • Halloween Is Tricky For Kids With Food Allergies

    Halloween Is Tricky For Kids With Food Allergies
    Two years ago, I wrote this piece about supporting kids with food allergies on Halloween, a time when food and candy are thrown at them from every direction during classroom parties and trick or treating.  It is filled with good suggestions from Dr....
  • Amity Road Horror One Of State's Scariest Halloween Attractions

    Amity Road Horror One Of State's Scariest Halloween Attractions
    There is a new Halloween attraction in Bethany that is not for the faint of heart:  The Amity Road Horror! "Just think of the name," laughs founder Eric Soltis, referencing "The Amityville Horror" films.  "Right when I found the property, that name...
  • Safe 'Trick or Treating' For Kids Of All Abilities

    Safe 'Trick or Treating' For Kids Of All Abilities
    The Miracle League of Connecticut is hosting it's second annual "Trick or Treat Celebration", in a safe environment, for kids with special needs and their siblings.  This Halloween event takes place Saturday, October 26th at 3pm on the rubberized...
  • Backyard Burials Are Legal in Connecticut, But They're Not Easy

    Backyard Burials Are Legal in Connecticut, But They're Not Easy
    'Tis the season of ghouls, goblins and graveyards, so you might be interested in knowing there's nothing in Connecticut law that forbids you burying someone in your own backyard. That's not to say just anyone can go digging a grave under their kitchen...
  • What To Do With All The Halloween Candy

    What To Do With All The Halloween Candy
    I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween! Do we eat it?  Do we toss it?  Do we donate it? Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents. 1. Let the kids eat as...
  • October Storm Impacts School Schedules

    October Storm Impacts School Schedules
      The leaves were changing color as autumn was breezing through the northeast. Children and parents were readying for Halloween. These plans, however, were changed by the October nor’easter  on October 29, 2011, when this monumental storm took many...
  • DayTrippers: Welcome to Pumpkintown

    DayTrippers: Welcome to Pumpkintown
    Welcome to Pumpkintown where pumpkin athletes, pumpkin criminals and pumpkin brides all live in pumpkin harmony! Since 1993, Pumpkintown has been a fall tradition at "Paul and Sandy's Too Garden Center" in East Hampton. Families walk throught the...