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  • Close-up on Middlefield

    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...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND 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...
  • Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard

    Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard
    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...
  • Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds

    Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds
    Peach Fest 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,...
  • Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity

    Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity
    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'...
  • Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala

    Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala
    Simsbury SolarFest 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...
  • Powder Ridge Owner Hopes To Resurrect Music Festival

     Powder Ridge Owner Hopes To Resurrect Music Festival
    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." Hayes...
  • Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive

    Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive
    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...
  • Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley

    Malloy Swings Back At Christie's Pledge To Stump For Foley
    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...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.

    Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    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....
  • Opening The Export Door To Connecticut Firms

    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...