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  • Tribute to Mary Kitchen

    Tribute to Mary Kitchen
    Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
  • Jeffrey Renkl's Cassoulet, A Hearty Bean Casserole

    The route to a cassoulet isn't especially difficult, only time-consuming. Jeffrey Renkl, chef and co-owner of Cafe Routier in Old Saybrook, offers these tips. Give yourself plenty of time -- at least three days -- to prepare the ingredients for the...
  • Property of the Week: Autumn Meadows in Middletown

    Property of the Week: Autumn Meadows in Middletown
    Getting the right home for the right price in a desirable location are the key challenges that any new homebuyer faces. The key challenges for Connecticut builders are to find desirable and affordable land to build on and then construct quality homes with...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SummerSing Folk Song Hootenany

    Come and enjoy an evening of singing on Monday, Aug. 4, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook at the fifth SummerSing of the season sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Lauren Agnelli of Amalgamated...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SummerSing Mozart Requiem

    Come and enjoy an evening of singing on Monday, Aug. 11, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook at the last SummerSing of the season sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Steve Bruce of the Con Brio...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • East Hartford Public Schools names new assistant superintendent

    The first day of school in East Hartford is Aug. 27 this year, but Cynthia Ritchie, the new assistant superintendent of elementary curriculum, instruction and assessment, reports for her first day on Aug. 18. Ritchie was added to the East Hartford...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Meals On Wheels

    More calls are coming into the Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., in Old Saybrook requesting services through the "Meals on Wheels" program. Last year the Estuary Council provided 70,000 plus hot, nutritious meals to individuals in their nine...
  • Old Saybook Woman Faces Felony DWI Charge In New York State

    Old Saybook Woman Faces Felony DWI Charge In New York State
    CLAVERACK, N.Y. — An Old Saybrook woman faces a felony drunken driving charge after New York state troopers stopped her on the Taconic State Parkway Aug. 8. Jennifer A. Smoliga, 38, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated because...
  • Blue Hound: Southern Coastal Cuisine

    Blue Hound: Southern Coastal Cuisine
    Matt and Tracy Carroll called the Chapel Hill, N.C., area home for about 20 years, but a few years ago, they found themselves discussing a return to Connecticut. The Farmington natives, who moved to North Carolina after college, ran a successful 100-...