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Essex (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners

    The Exploding Popularity of Chef-To-Farm Dinners
    There are hordes of people eating in Connecticut farm fields this summer. They're eating next to pumpkin patches and beside rows of tomatoes, sunflowers, beans and peppers. And the food they're scarfing down like hunger-crazed locusts was pulled out...
  • 'Hippie' fashion -- fun, fabulous and i miss it! The latest on Holland Taylor ... Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer: two champs triumph!

    "So-called fashion rises from the black neighborhoods, is taken up by flamboyant gays and then processed by Madison Avenue!" So went the handed-down wisdom which tried to explain the rise of "Hippie Chic" in the late '60s and '70s when so-called creative...
  • Nostalgia? Is it good for you or bad for you?

    "A writer is someone on whom nothing is lost." -- Henry James My good friend Ralph Graves departed this earth recently and I made mention of it. But then I found a divine photograph of the two of us whooping it up, back in 2001, over the days when we...
  • More Gambling A Bad Bet For Connecticut

    Sixteen years ago, Congress was so concerned about the spread of casino gambling that it set up a commission to study the issue. In 1999, the commission recommended a moratorium on new casinos until the government could get a better handle on their...
  • 11:59 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, pairings (including complete VHSL football regional matchups)

    Girls volleyball Group 5A South Region quarterfinals: Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2. Atlee d. Manchester 3-0. Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11. Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19. Group 4A South Region semifinals: Jamestown d. Churchland...
  • High school football scores (updated through Friday night)

     THURSDAY Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7 Woodside 27, Warwick 21 FRIDAY (From VirginiaPreps.com): Alleghany 36 Bath County 7 Altavista 47 Cumberland 20 Annandale 32 Stuart 27 Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6 Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
  • Office of Del. Keith Hodges to host GED classes

    The Urbanna office of Del. Keith Hodges will host adult basic education and general equivalency diploma classes for adult learners age 18 and older. The Middle Peninsula Regional Adult Continuing Education organization serves the counties of Gloucester,...
  • A Visit To Old Lyme's Lord Cove And Whaleback

    A Visit To Old Lyme's Lord Cove And Whaleback
    "This is the jewel right here." With that simple statement, Christina Clayton, president of the Old Lyme Land Trust, summed up the group's newest addition: the John Lohmann Connecticut River Preserve. The land is a stunning patch of forest, stone walls,...
  • This weekend's football scores

    (compiled by VirginiaPreps.com) Thursday: Granby 21 Wilson 20 Hampton 42 Denbigh 0 Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26 Friday: Public: Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26 Altavista 48 William Campbell 33 Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
  • Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes

    Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes
    Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
  • Tuesday's 8/21 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Lancaster at Woodside, 4 Bruton vs. Granby (at Powhatan Field in Norfolk), 4 Menchville vs. Poquoson (at Poquoson Middle School), 6:30 Gloucester vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Golf Peninsula District match (at Kiskiack),...