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  • Sunflowers for Kids

    POMFRET- Lapsley Orchard will hold the 10th annual Sunflowers for Kids event on Sunday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The orchard's sunflowers and wildflowers will be harvested and sold in bunches or are available for guests to pick their own. All...
  • The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character

    The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character
    Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this. The Provisions State moniker dates...
  • Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food

    Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food
    As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....
  • Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built

     Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built
    For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret. "It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
  • Main Street Car Cruise

    PUTNAM- The town of Putnam presents the Main Street Car Cruise on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 2,000 cars are expected to be on display in downtown. Main Street, Union Square and a portion of Kennedy Drive will be blocked to traffic...
  • New Britain museum adds local artist's work to collection

    The New Britain Museum of American Art has added two watercolors and 10 illustrations by Brooklyn resident Normand Chartier to its permanent collection. The recognition comes after a 35-year career in which Chartier's art has graced 75 children's books...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
  • Israel Putnam, A Man Of Legendary Courage

    Israel Putnam, A Man Of Legendary Courage
    In some ways, Israel Putnam defied the image of a classic American hero. Stout, if not fat, he was unreserved, a man of many words who reveled in racy ballads and rum-fueled stories. He was also a farmer from Connecticut, a state with few pedestals in...
  • Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail

    Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail
    The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
  • Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario

    Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario
    Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco. En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...
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