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  • North Branford Teens 'Take Steps' To Battle Crohn's & Colitis

    North Branford Teens 'Take Steps' To Battle Crohn's & Colitis
    Many people don't know how debilitating a digestive diease can be...especially for a child. A brother and sister team from North Branford, both living with Ulcerative Colitis, are sharing their stories in an effort to raise support and awareness....
  • 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...
  • A Soggy Journey Along The Old Air Line Railroad

    A Soggy Journey Along The Old Air Line Railroad
    Miniature waterfalls slid over the mossy ledges and into clear pools below. A stream flowed along the bottom of a deep chasm, tumbling over rocks and spilling over ledges before falling down a hillside and into Muddy Gutter Brook. While this would...
  • Wekiva River 'bridge to nowhere' still stands after nearly 60 years

    Wekiva River 'bridge to nowhere' still stands after nearly 60 years
    Sooner or later, as canoeists paddle their way down the lazy Wekiva River through its miles of mossy oaks, ferns, gators and palms, they'll come upon one of Seminole County's quirkiest sites. And they'll look up and wonder: Where the heck does that thing...
  • Guide to Mid-Atlantic Beaches and Vacations

    It's summer. It's beach season. But where to go for the sun and the sand? Whether you're a newbie to the area or a longtime resident in search of fresh ideas, there's a beach for you. THE WHOLE CLAN Where: The Wildwoods, N.J. Stay: A family beach...
  • Volunteers sought for cleanup of Tygart Lake State Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers for an annual cleanup of Tygart Lake State Park. The state Division of Natural Resources says the parkwide cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Grafton. Trash bags, gloves and...
  • Auerfarm Celebrates Spring And A New Reserve

    BLOOMFIELD — Auerfarm has been celebrating Earth Day almost as long as the movement to protect the environment has been around. But this year the 4-H Education Center has a little something extra to celebrate, with the announcement that the state...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BREVARD ZOO: railroad and "Paws...
  • Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could lose jobs

    Alabama faces grim prospects unless it finds more revenue — including deep cuts to the courts, mental health services, benefits to poor children and the jobs of more than 1,000 state workers — Gov. Robert Bentley told lawmakers Tuesday. The...
  • Paddling the Wekiva for Earth Day

    Paddling the Wekiva for Earth Day
    Of all things to do on Earth Day, how about inviting your boss's, boss's, boss's boss for a paddle down the Wekiva River? Just. Don't. Tip. The. Boat. Over. There were plenty of ways to pay tribute to Wednesday's 45th Earth Day, including 70 vendors...
  • Enjoy the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail and support The Friends of the Canal

    If you haven't had the opportunity to visit the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail, why not put it on your bucket list? It is a beautiful paved trail that runs from Pearl Street in Enfield, crosses the river alongside the Route 190 bridge, works its way...