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Halloween

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

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  • 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...
  • '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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
    Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...
  • When it comes to promotions, Spirit Halloween is starting early

    When it comes to promotions, Spirit Halloween is starting early
    Witches, ghouls and jack-o'-lanterns in May? At Spirit Halloween's online store, the countdown to the big day has already begun. Halloween creep, while less dramatic than Christmas creep, has been on the rise for years now, with the consumer news...
  • Disney Cruise Line nails down Halloween, Christmas sailings

    Disney Cruise Line nails down Halloween, Christmas sailings
    Disney Cruise Line has lined up its Halloween and Christmas-themed sailings for 2015. All four ships in the line will feature a series of cruises filled with thematic overlays either for Halloween on the High Seas or Very Merrytime Cruises. In all there...
  • First Place in Fiction: "Founder's Day (The UFO Diaries)"

    First Place in Fiction: "Founder's Day (The UFO Diaries)"
    Halloween 1998 When I was 9 I told my younger foster brother Rory that he was an alien. At first I was joking because he was going as one of the Martians from “Toy Story.” And he always looked kind of goofy. I mean, he had these big thick...