| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Originally a parish of Middletown settled about 1700, Middlefield was named in 1744, probably after Middletown. It was incorporated in June 1866.
HIGBY MOUNTAIN: Located on a trap rock ridge, Middlefield and Middletown's Higby...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Fava beans or green beans?
What's on the lunch menu all depends on what's ready for the kids to harvest.
Yes, the kids. At the nonprofit Farm Institute on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, the local and vacationing kids who attend summer...
| Aug 15, 2014
Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity.
While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...
| Aug 8, 2014
A SolarFest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury. Talk with experts on solar, geothermal and wind energy. Tour a live solar photovoltaic and solar thermal facility. Go...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:32 AM
MIDDLEFIELD — They say you can't go home again, but Sean Hayes wants to ride the magic bus back to 1970, when 30,000 young people invaded the Powder Ridge ski area for what became known as "the greatest rock concert that never happened."
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007.
So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WATERFORD — After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he plans to campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election bid, Malloy swung back at his Tri-State area foe on Tuesday morning.
"I don't mind comparing Connecticut on a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived.
"This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...