A tiny kitten, found with along with his litter, might not have survived if local residetns hadn’t rallied to pay his medical bills.
NEW HARTFORD — It’s a long way from New Hartford, Connecticut to Atlanta, Georgia. Just imagine if you had to run the thousand miles or so to reach the Peach Tree State’s capital.
WASHINGTON DEPOT — The Gunn Historical Museum’s Washington History Club in the Morning will meet at the Washington Senior Center on Monday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. The topic of discussion will be “Lost Washington.” What business and buildings do you remember that are no longer here? What Washingt…
LITCHFIELD — St. Michael’s Parish will hold their annual Festival of Lessons and Carols for Advent on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. in the candlelit church at 25 South Street, just off the Litchfield green.
KENT — This January, normally a very quiet time, Kent Memorial Library will take care of some long-deferred and necessary repairs including asbestos remediation and new carpet installation. These tasks require that the Library close on Jan. 15 and temporarily move to #19 & #23 Kent Green…
KENT — While bookstores may have struggled to stay in business 10 to 15 years ago with the advent of online retailers, the independent bookstore has experienced a resurgence in recent years. Kent’s very own House of Books is thriving, and undergoing some big changes as it evolves with the times.
If PURA approves the proposed ruling as it is currently written, customers who are considered a hardship case would no longer be able to choose who generates their electricity and be able to take advantage of any resulting savings.
The Peabody Museum of Natural History will be completely overhauled during its three-year closing, and the dinosaurs will be remounted and renovated.
TORRINGTON — A martini tasting party drew a crowd was held Wednesday night at Five Points Gallery, held to benefit FISH/Friends in Service to Humanity of Northwestern Connecticut's Food Pantry and Homeless Shelter.
NORFOLK —What’s a star high school athlete to do with dreams of attending a major out-of-state university even though state schools are an economic “bargain” only for in-state residents or world-class athletes?
TORRINGTON – The Torrington Area Model Railroaders, a club of train enthusiasts, sets up their collections of trains every year at the Torrington Armory and turn the interior into a huge railroad track and station, just in time for Christmas.
On Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, Stop Solitary CT held a forum to advocate for Connecticut prison reform, calling for an end to solitary confinement.
Carl Bozenski’s Christmas Village opens for the 72nd consecutive year on Sunday, starting with a parade at 12:30 p.m., marching from the Torrinton Armory on South Main Street to the village.
.WINSTED — Friends of Main Street are throwing a holiday party for the whole town on Saturday, with shopping, hayrides and other activites starting at 8 a.m. and continuing to 7 p.m.
The plan will be presented to students at town hall forums, to the Board of Trustees’ Financial Affairs Committee and the full board for a vote next week.
The volunteer Operation Gift Cards group has organized delivery of more than $1.6 million in Post Exchange gift cards and corporate donations to the wounded troops at the Walter Reed during more than 14 years — or 177 monthly/bimonthly — visits.
TORRINGTON — Keith Paul of the Desultory Theatre Club received a Litchfield Hills Creative Award on Nov. 22, from the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council for his work in sharing theater arts with the local community.
A Presidential Preference Primary for either one or both major political parties (Democrat & Republican) will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
Canfield wrote columns for the Register Citizen from 2008 until March of this year, delving into everything from sports to family life. He died Saturday morning in Torrington.
TORRINGTON — The Torrington Parks and Recreation Department and its commission are preparing for the annual Toy Shower for Christmas Village.
Winter weather poses some potentially life-threatening issues for Connecticut wildlife. But everything from lynxes to coyotes, mice, hawks and wrens have developed effective coping mechanisms over the evolutionary millennia.
WEST CORNWALL — You love riding a bicycle along the back roads of Litchfield County. But, oh, those hills. They place such a strain on the body, especially the knees. Sometimes you wonder if it’s worth it.
NEW MILFORD — Since opening their business, Best Picks, offering retail consignment and estate liquidation, Paul and JoEllen Cimmino of Gaylordsville have stayed incredibly busy, and recently added several tools to keep their inventory moving.
HARWINTON — American history notes that the first Thanksgiving meal at Plymouth, Mass., in 1621 included the now-obligatory roast turkey, along with waterfowl, lobster, venison, ham, clams, berries and fruit, squash and pumpkin pie.
So far, Guilford Meals on Wheels, Branford’s Community Dining Room, Columbus House, The Connecticut Hospice, St. George Parish in Guilford and Wallingford Community Dinners all are slated to serve their clients some blazing fresh doughnuts.
LITCHFIELD — A contractor recently threatened legal action against the town for accepting a rival company’s higher bid for a project, but town officials say it’s moot because they’ve decided to wait until spring to do the job.
The bridge carries southbound Route 8 over Reynolds Bridge Road. The 2015 estimated average daily traffic is approximately 16,500 vehicles.
It’s unclear if students would face disciplinary action from the university over the disruption, which resulted in 42 arrests — actor Sam Waterston among those arrested.
Everyone knows they’re not supposed to cook turkey with the stuffing inside or leave leftovers on the counter for hours. But experts said there are some holiday food safety traps that are less commonly discussed.
LITCHFIELD — Members of Friendship Baptist Church were busy this week with Operation Christmas Child, a project that provides gift-filled shoeboxes to children in countries around the world.
BANTAM — Robert Graham and co-founder of Housatonic Trading Co., artist Robert Deyber, hosted the first open house celebration for their re-imagined and remodeled original location of 931 Bantam Road on the top floor.
AA WEEKEND: “Trust God, Clean House, Help Others: A Retreat for Women in AA and Al-Anon” will be offered at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, Litchfield, Nov. 22-24. Shane Phelan, CMA, will present the weekend. Saturday evening will feature a speaker meeting with speakers from both…
LITCHFIELD — The fifth annual fundraiser for Prime Time House, which empowers individuals in the Litchfield Hills who are struggling with mental illness to have productive and independent lives, was offered the use of two buildings on the Litchfield green. The former Murphy’s Pharmacy, which…
At least 17 high schools across the state use images and names stereotypically associated with Native Americans, perpetuating a harmful legacy, according to representatives from the Native American community.
TORRINGTON — Revolution Records is a time machine for music lovers — particularly those who still collect and play vinyl albums for their quality sound.
TORRINGTON — The American Ninja Warrior competition is coming to the Torrington YMCA on Nov. 30. Participants will have a chance to compete and see if they have what it takes to become the first Torrington Y Ninja Warrior Champion.
NEW HAVEN — A new study from researchers at Yale offers a possible way to treat why the belly fat people carry around their organs increases with age, according to the university.
LITCHFIELD — The mood at the Litchfield Community Center was festive as a crowd gathered to see newly elected First Selectwoman Denis Raap and other elected officials sworn into office.
Piping plovers and American oystercatchers, two species nest only on beaches and are considered threatened in Connecticut, did well in fledging the next generation.
While high drop out rates and costs can set college students up for failure, some say numbers don’t tell the whole story.