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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...
  • 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. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA:off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $24 when tickets are purchased...
  • Following The Mysterious 'Leatherman' To His 'Cave' In Watertown

    Following The Mysterious 'Leatherman' To His 'Cave' In Watertown
    Shortly after I posted some photos of my trip to the "Leatherman Cave" in Watertown, I received a message from a high school classmate. "My great grandmother, who was born in 1871, grew up on Bridge Street in Middletown right by the railroad tracks,"...
  • Combat mission: Arborists trying to save state tree

    On a list of evildoers, the woolly adelgid doesn't have quite the same ring to it as, say, Count Dracula or the Green Goblin. But make no mistake, to Pennsylvania's endangered state tree, the eastern hemlock, the woolly adelgid might as well be named...
  • A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures

    A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures
    Outdoor adventures aren't just for summer. Getting outside, even in the cold, is a great way to exercise, stay healthy and cure cabin fever. Connecticut offers plenty of frosty fun, including the No Child Left Inside Winter Festival, sponsored by the...
  • State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1

    State parks call for hiking on Jan. 1
    America's state parks are encouraging individuals and families to take a First Day Hike on New Year's Day to get familiar with the year-round outdoor resources close to home. The first of these hiking days was organized more than 20 years ago at Blue...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015

    California State Park offers four annual passes for 2015
    The good news: You have a choice of four different 2015 annual passes for California State Parks. The not-so-good news: Even the most expensive pass at $195 won't give you free access to all of the 280 sites managed by the California Department of Parks...
  • Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary

    Events to commemorate Dade Massacre anniversary
    The Dade Battlefield Society and the Florida Park Service will commemorate the 179th anniversary of the Dade Massacre that sparked the start of the Second Seminole Indian War on Jan. 3 and 4 at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Sumter County....