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Memorial Day

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  • Hacking and Coughing and Wheezing, Oh My!

    My kids have pretty bad seasonal allergies, but this year -- because I am a thoughtless and heartless mom -- I’ve put them through the spring allergy season three times. No, really. In April, before any buds appeared here in New England, I brought...
  • Lobster Days at Mystic Seaport May 25-27

    Lobster Days  at Mystic Seaport May 25-27
    Mystic Seaport's annual "Lobster Days" kicks off Memorial Day weekend again this year. Lobster dinners "in the rough" are served up by the Mystic Rotary Club, with all proceeds supporting the club's community organizations and projects. Combination...
  • 'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!

    'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!
    Memorial Day Weekend is always the kick-off of Summer Blockbuster season, so, we spent this afternoon at the movies, eating popcorn in front of Epic....a perfectly fine family film. I say "fine" because we haven't really spoken about it since we left...
  • It's Cruisin' Season

    By Nate Owen While early patches of warm weather have made it feel at times like summer is here, we’ve still got more than a month until the seasons change. Regardless, car show season is well underway, and with it comes the return of our weekly...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • CT Wine Trail Kicks Off Summer Season This Memorial Day Weekend

    Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced. There are 24 vineyards on the...
  • 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...
  • Dinos are coming to Dutch Wonderland

    Dinosaurs are coming to Dutch Wonderland. The popular amusement park in Lancaster announced Wednesday that it will open Exploration Island, home to more than 15 animatronic dinosaurs Memorial Day weekend. The new attraction will be located on a 5-acre...
  • Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying

    Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying
    HAMPTON — Prosecutors dropped first-degree murder charges Wednesday against two teenagers in a high-profile Hampton killing, saying problems with witnesses mean the case can't go forward at this time. A five-day trial was scheduled to start next...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Flags Of Appreciation

    GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Woman's Club is proud to announce its third annual "Flags of Appreciation" fundraiser to benefit veterans and members of our armed forces. Flags "in memory of " or "in honor of" will be displayed in alphabetical order at...