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  • In 5 years, grassroots Little Free Libraries grow to 25K

    Maybe "little" isn't such an apt description anymore of those book houses people put up in their yards. Five years after Todd Bol put up the first Little Free Library in front of his house in Hudson, Wisconsin, the grassroots book lending program has...
  • A-hunting they will go

    A-hunting they will go
    Hippity-hoppity, it's time for Easter fun. Roaring Run Lions Club and the Finksburg branch of Carroll County Public Library will sponsor their second annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 4 at the library. Children up to age 9 are invited to bring a...
  • Enfield Director's Comments Subject Of Complaint

    ENFIELD – A resident has filed a complaint with the town manager over Public Safety Director Christopher Bromson's comments during a public meeting discussing school security in February. At the Feb. 25 meeting at Nathan Hale School, an Enfield...
  • Local actress Roberta Randall portrays Eleanor Roosevelt

    Local actress Roberta Randall portrays Eleanor Roosevelt
    A crowd of about 50 Barrington-area residents received a unique history lesson on March 24 when local actress Roberta Randall visited the Barrington Area Public Library, where she portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt. "No one was neutral about Eleanor Roosevelt,...
  • Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings

    Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of  Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings
    Wednesday is April Fool's Day, but the subject of a talk at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, while outrageous, is no hoax. Author Paul Fischer will give a free Book/Mark talk about his nonfiction book, "A Kim Jong-...
  • Community news for South Windsor edition

    Vendors wanted for Paws in the Park SOUTH WINDSOR - The annual Paws in the Park is now accepting vendors. This free event will take place Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Nevers Park in South Windsor. The event includes many...
  • Community news for Stafford

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated from East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...
  • Searching for an egg hunt

    Celebrating the Easter season with eggs is a tradition that predates the holiday itself. For years, pagan festivals celebrated the vernal equinox by dyeing, painting and eating eggs as representative of new life associated with the coming of spring. These...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    Book Discussion Groups at East Granby Public Library EAST GRANBY – The East Granby Public Library offers the following book discussion groups. The library supplies the and coffee. Drop-ins always welcome. The morning group meets 2nd Monday of month...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    WFSB meteorologist visits St. Martha School ENFIELD - Saint Martha School's fifth grade class enjoyed a wonderful visit from WFSB meteorologist, Mark Dixon. The fifth graders have been studying about weather in science, and they all had questions for Mr....