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  • Southbury, Proudly Rural

    Southbury, Proudly Rural
    Throughout its history, Southbury has been a small town that seems to attract people with big ideas — some good, some not so good.
  • Western Connecticut Orienteering Club sponsors event at Gay City State Park

    Orienteering is an activity that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. Because most events sport a number of courses of varying difficulty, the activity can accommodate participants with more or less physical strength, knowledge and experience. There are...

    Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
    Carnifex Ferry is not Gettysburg. It's not Antietam. It's not Shiloh. It was a little-known battle early in the Civil War that helped West Virginia break away from Virginia and become the 35th state. The battle on Sept. 10, 1861, pitted 5,000 Union...

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Picture the Blue Ridge Parkway as a crooked spine running through the Appalachian Mountains. Government stewardship of public lands is splashed across the map in confusing variety a national park at either end, national forests, historic sites,...