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Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but … Why is our school calendar such a mess? This summer will be the...
FOX CTWith 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...
FOX CTThe 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...
FOX CTStrolling 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...
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VarietyThe Hamptons Int'l. Film Fest has wrangled Morgan Neville's "Twenty Feet from Stardom" to kick off its fifth-annual four-part SummerDocs series starting June 15. The summer series presents East End auds with a curated batch of docus in an effort to...
Tags: Alec Baldwin, Movies, Entertainment, Music, Guild Hall
BloomfieldThe Wintonbury Historical Society of Bloomfield announces that the Old Farm School, built in 1796, will again be open for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., starting May 19 and continuing through Columbus Day. "Scholars" were taught here continuously...
The Sacramento BeeA Sacramento appellate court ruled Thursday that state workers covered by expired job contracts were not exempt from the state's elimination of two paid holidays. A significant percentage of employees were working under expired contracts and negotiating...
Sun Journal, Lewiston, MaineThe Board of Selectmen unanimously voted Monday night to appoint Linda Pagels-Wentworth as the new town manager. Pagels-Wentworth will replace interim Town Manager Eugene Skibitsky, who resigned in September 2012, but agreed to stay with the town in the...
Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
Tags: Personal Service, Father's Day, Mother's Day
GrotonAbbott's Lobster in the Rough, on the water at 117 Pearl St. in Noank, will open for the season Friday, May 3rd. Open weekends during May, the restaurant's hours of operation are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon - 7 pm. Starting Memorial Day weekend,...
Tags: Labor Day, Noank, Trips and Vacations, Travel, Holidays
Eastern ConnecticutConnecticut Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead will present Tea with Elizabeth Hale on Saturday, May 11 at 4 p.m. in honor of Mother's Day. Bring your mother or other to tea at the Nathan Hale Homestead and learn about 18th-century tea etiquette and stories...
BOYNE CITY -- Those who wish to set off fireworks all night long in Boyne City will now have that opportunity on specific days of the year. The same goes for every other city in Michigan. The Boyne City Commission unanimously voted to approve an...
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