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  • Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past

    Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past
    "We have no plans for it and we don't know what to do with it." Those words were spoken by Stanley Bates, a planner for the state parks and forests nearly 37 years ago shortly after Oscar Swenson sold the "old Forster powerhouse" and 40 acres surrounding...
  • The First Snow Of The Season And Bald Eagles On Top Of Pistapaug Mountain

    The First Snow Of The Season And Bald Eagles On Top Of Pistapaug Mountain
    It had already been an awe-inspiring trip into the natural world, with everything etched in strokes of white after the season's first real snow. With the biting north wind still a no-show, snow hung on branches, clung to pine boughs and lay plastered on...
  • Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub

    Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub
    Over its more than 150-year history, the Gelston House in East Haddam has been a tavern, a fine dining establishment, an inn and always a spot that served up beautiful views of the Connecticut River with its meals. An institution in town second only...
  • Although The Existence Of Pirate Treasure Is Questionable, Rocky Hill's Bulkley Park Is A Jewel

    It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River. There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
  • Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker

    Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker
    Edward P. Bugnaski, a retired tool and die maker who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 28 of pneumonia at Menno Village, a Chambersburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 96. The son of Polish immigrants, Edward Paul Bugnaski was born in...
  • Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed

     Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed
    In the musical "The Most Happy Fella," an older, far-from-handsome man — an Italian immigrant who owns a Napa Valley vineyard — falls in love with a much younger and beautiful woman named Rosabella, a San Francisco waitress. The theme of...
  • STORY: Two Developers Submit Proposal For Former Resort [June 14, 2010]

    When Chester architect William Cowan looks out over the abandoned cabins and empty Olympic-sized swimming pool at the former Sunrise Resort, he sees buildings out of code, tangled overhead electrical wires and architecture that went out of style in the...
  • STORY: After Years Of Neglect By State, Buildings At Resort Will Be Demolished [January 24, 2013]

     At the former Sunrise Resort, in a once grand dining hall on the shores of the Salmon River, a highchair rests on the roof, and patches of moss grow on the shredded wall-to-wall carpet.     The abandoned resort, once a vacation destination for...
  • Movie Musical 'Holiday Inn' Heads to Stage at Connecticut's Goodspeed

    Holiday entertainment this year will include a new stage tuner. "Holiday Inn," based in the 1942 Paramount movie musical centering on a country inn open only on major holidays, will have its stage preem next fall at the Goodspeed Opera House in East...
  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...