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Litchfield County

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  • Crime & Punishment: Director of Connecticut SPCA Charged With 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    Crime & Punishment: Director of Connecticut SPCA Charged With 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty
    Rufus Spearman, who police allegedly caught carrying drugs and a gun in his car, showed up for his court date at the New Haven Superior Court, where parole officers were waiting to arrest him on additional charges of violating his parole, reports the...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Esty Wins, Roraback Concedes After Tight Race For 5th Congressional District

    Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory. Esty said that super PACs had spent...
  • Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads

    Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads
    Perhaps too much attention is paid to the peak fall foliage color in New England. To begin with, identifying peak color is an art and not a science and always a bit subjective. Moreover, from one year to the next the peak can come slightly earlier or...
  • 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...
  • Litchfield's Rejection Of Synagogue On Village Green Sparks Controversy

    Litchfield's Rejection Of Synagogue On Village Green Sparks Controversy
    The scenic village green here has long symbolized the charms of small-town life, but this fall Litchfield will receive unwelcome publicity for quite a different reason: charges of religious discrimination. Last month, a federal district court judge ruled...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State

    Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State
    Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year. They just wanted to get married....
  • Hiking With Pride: Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer

    Hiking With Pride:  Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer
    “What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker. Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
  • Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War

    Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War
    In May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen. A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
  • Deluxe: In Good Taste

    Deluxe:  In Good Taste
    Join Duff Goldman, star of Food Network's “Ace of Cakes” and renowned chef Jacques Pépin to taste delicious bites from more than 40 of the best local restaurants at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation New Haven June 8 at Yale Commons...