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  • Daytrippers: The Hartford Belle

    Daytrippers: The Hartford Belle
    The banks of the Connecticut River have a little known liquid asset. Looking for serenity now? The Hartford Belle is a 47-foot cruiser offering both exploration and relaxation. "This is a character boat built in 1992 to match the1920's era type passenger cruiser," said Bill Keyt, the Hartford Belle's first mate. The classic white boat is being used as a vehicle to teach people more about the Connecticut River. Brad Fenn, the Belle's Captain, began passenger trips four years ago, "we try to bring people back to the Connecticut River, for many, the Connecticut River was sort of lost on the other side of Route 91 and people forgot it was there," Fenn said, "we're trying to get people back on the river."
  • Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport

    Daytrippers: Mystic Seaport
    Strolling the sidewalks of Mystic Seaport is always an educational treat, but, if you haven't seen the historic seaside village from the water, then you've missed the boat! "Our main goal at Mystic Seaport is to get everyone to take a boat ride," says...

    Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...

    READER SUBMITTED: East Haddam Historical Society Celebrates

    East Haddam Historical Society celebrates a new president, Mary Ellen Klinck, and its 51st year as a center of lower Connecticut Valley history. There are nine rooms of exhibits, including that of its air-conditioned 30x60 new wing, highlighting a...