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  • Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion

    Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion
    EAST HAMPTON — A lot of small businesses say "we're like family here," but at Cichowski's Custom Cuts, it truly is relationships, not money, that bring people together to slice fat away from muscle, to saw through the spine of a suspended deer...
  • 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...
  • An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain

    An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain
    There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...
  • Lamp collectors covet fine pieces from the golden age of cut glass

    Q: Any info on this antique lamp I bought at an estate sale? There was no information furnished with it. I thought it was pretty. It's 27 inches tall, not including the chimney. A: The reader adds that the lamp has been electrified by a lamp shop. I'm...
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • Election Results Show That Local Politics Are Just That

    Election Results Show That Local Politics Are Just That
    It's sometimes folly to try to divine signs of larger trends in local elections. Tuesday's election was said by some to be a referendum on a politician who wasn't on the ballot, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But the results as of late Tuesday...
  • Go away with Kalliope Lee

    Go away with Kalliope Lee
    An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND
    Violent Mae This year's best new band wasn't originally meant to be a band at all. It grew out out of the recording of a solo album by Becky Kessler — a recent transplant from North Carolina who nabbed Best Singer/Songwriter honors in the 2012...
  • Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven

    Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual Balanced a HOT Yoga Studio, 1079 Whalley Ave., 203-553-7503, balancedyoga.us. Vinyasa, Yin and Para yoga. The room's mirrored, but the lights are dim. Classes combine the detoxifying effects of...
  • From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past

    From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past
    In the olden days, a rollercoaster filled with people raced by, while the call of "fresh peanuts!" mixed in with the cheers of the crowd in the grandstands at the ball grounds. Couples in their Sunday best navigated the placid waters of Hanover Pond in...