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Litchfield County

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  • Where's The Narcan?

    There's an epidemic of drug overdoses sweeping Connecticut. The epidemic is spreading to the suburbs and rural towns. It's killing more people than car accidents. It's maddening that the state isn't acting with more urgency to stop it. An antidote...
  • The State That Slavery Built: An Introduction

    The State That Slavery Built: An Introduction
    Connecticut was a slave state. Does that sound wrong? Does it feel wrong? It shouldn't. Connecticut has a history to confront as much as any Southern state. This reconsideration of Connecticut and its complicity in the institution of slavery is not an...
  • Cornwall Pastry Chef's Beard Oil Gaining Fans

    Cornwall Pastry Chef's Beard Oil Gaining Fans
    Pastry chef Tommy Juliano has worked in some of the country's top kitchens: Eleven Madison Park and wd-50 in New York City, Alinea in Chicago and ON20 in Hartford. Each restaurant required chefs to be clean-shaven, dressed in pressed whites. Then he...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • Discover the CT Chocolate Trail

    Discover the CT Chocolate Trail
    Decadent, creative and full of variety, Connecticut's Chocolate Trail is not to be missed. A concept created by the state's tourism department three years ago, this tasty trail offers visitors a unique way to see the state, sample tasty concoctions and...
  • Personal Bankruptcies In State Up 28% In 2nd Quarter

    Personal bankruptcy filings in Connecticut soared 28 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier as job losses and falling home values continued to take a toll on household budgets, according to a new report. There were 2,638 personal...
  • Stolen Antique Ferrari Recovered

    Connecticut State Police are investigatingafter finding what appears to be a stolen 1958 Ferrari that could be worth as much as $5 Million. Lt. J. Paul Vance of the Connecticut State Police says the car was recovered at a residence in Litchfield County....
  • Disease Kills Many Bats

    A fungus thats been killing bats in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont over the past 3 years has now spread to connecticut. Today the DEP announced it has found thousands of batsstricken with what's called "White nose Syndrome" in caves near Roxbury in...
  • Anthropologie buyer escapes to Tuscany

    Anthropologie buyer escapes to Tuscany
    Though Keith Johnson splits his residence between homes in Philadelphia and New York City, he spends most of the year overseas searching for unique items for Anthropologie, where he is buyer-at-large for the high-end retailer. He also is the star of...
  • Farm Fresh Express: Bringing The Farm To Your Door

    Farm Fresh Express: Bringing The Farm To Your Door
    "It's just been a hellacious day," Deb Marsden proclaims early on a recent Wednesday afternoon. The calls had started at 6 a.m. Between extensive heat and torrential downpours, lettuce was lost, beets were bad, radishes were cracked, zucchinis were too...
  • 626 Winchester Road, Norfolk, CT 06058

    626 Winchester Road, Norfolk, CT 06058
    On April 12th 2010, Grant and Kristin Mudge bought the residence and farm at 626 Winchester Rd in Norfolk, CT from James and Kathleen Boynton. The Mudges purchased the home and property for $1,565,000. Grant Mudge is the President of Shaw Mudge &...