TORRINGTON — Foot traffic is beginning to pick up at the New Brunswick Indoor Flea Market in the north end of the city.
WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road, Washington, will welcome staff from the Sharon Audubon Center for a program featuring live birds of prey on Aug. 24, 2-4 p.m.
GOSHEN — Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives is offering a Bicentennial Hawaiian cultural and history theater program on tour in New England between Sept. 29 and Oct. 23.
LITCHFIELD — The Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust announces that it has teamed up with the non-profit Litchfield Patriots to honor Litchfield’s Revolutionary War era patriots with the publication of a book that will be a companion to the September 7th Revolutionary War Living History Da…
NORTH CANAAN — A small stone church, Castle Church, that has stood on top of a steep hill in Canaan since 1845 and was designed by British architect Richard Upjohn, is the cynosure of an unfolding story that is the stuff of history, mystery, myth, religion, battle, villainy, and best-sellers.
WASHINGTON — Gunn Historical Museum announces the opening of a new long term exhibit entitled, “Washington, Connecticut — An American Story.” An opening reception will take place on Saturday, August 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. The exhibit is the culmination of years of work by museum staff, voluntee…
BARKHAMSTED — There’s a strong, spicy, tear producing aroma in the air of the kitchen at the Colebrook Senior Center, that makes a visitor cough a little and head back to the entry door. Mike and Julia Stewart chuckle a bit and follow.
Connecticut utility regulators have concluded that state residents largely are satisfied with the way the state’s two dominant electric utilities, The United Illuminating Co. and Eversource Energy, manage their tree-trimming efforts in order to ensure they can keep their customers’ power on.
Where would the cooking world be without tomatoes? No ketchup, pasta sauce, pizza, bruschetta, salsa, Bloody Mary’s. You get the point.
David Martin raced by bicyclist after bicyclist along the West Side Highway in New York City, gaining confidence and shedding anxiety with each push of a pedal.
The Torrington Fire Marshal’s Office, members of the Torrington Fire Department and the Torrington Housing Authority recently installed stovetop extinguishers in each unit at Laurel Acres, including the Community Room, according to a release.
TORRINGTON — A business owner is accused of hosting a party with alcohol hours before a teen was killed in a drunken driving crash.
Gov. Ned Lamont is quietly working to craft legislation that would clarify what is, and what is not, a class action lawsuit — a move that could shape a contentious restaurant wage battle in which Lamont vetoed a bill, earning himself ill-will from the business community.
SHARON — A no-cost, community benefit lunch program, Lunch-and-Learn wellness series, begins in September at Sharon Hospital. A healthful meal is served while Sharon Hospital medical staff providers present on key preventive health topics.
BINGO: St. Maron’s Church, 613 Main St., Torrington, holds bingo games every Monday and Friday. Doors open at 4 p.m. Early bingo beings at 6 p.m., with progressive jackpots and food for sale.
HARTFORD — The official Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in New York was canceled, but the one in Woodstock, Connecticut organized by Gov. Ned Lamont will still be happening later this month.
Knitting, like many pursuits, has its seasonal ebbs and flows. Although knitting is practiced year-round, it’s the fall and winter months that see the most activity. Every September, crisp autumn air and the swirl of falling leaves serve as a silent call to knitters and want-to-be knitters a…
TORRINGTON — Police allege two roommates ran a drug factory featuring cocaine, marijuana, various prescription drugs, nitrous oxide and more out of their Prospect Street apartment.
LITCHFIELD — A hummingbird flits into The Ripe Tomato Deli on busy Route 202 in Litchfield, bringing with her a sense of energy and constant motion. The customers and staff smile.
LITCHFIELD — On August 3, beneath two large white tents pitched in the meadow of Arethusa Farm, butting up to a thinly separated pasture, a crowd gathered just before the skies opened to thunder bursts and a downpour — a touch of drama for one of the most talked about local farms.
HARTFORD — Connecticut officials say the trend of aging in place continues to grow in popularity and shows no signs of slowing, according to a recent report by Mercer Human Services Consulting.
NEW MILFORD — Florence Maybrick drifted in and out of consciousness. Her husband was dead — a crime she would later be convicted of after a sensational trial in Liverpool, England, that captured the attention on both sides of the Atlantic in the late 1800s.
EAST HAVEN — Mosquitoes recently caught in East Haven have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a release from the East Shore Health District.
WEST HAVEN — Avenues are available for those looking to find a new home for their pets, but animal welfare experts say the thrust these days is on finding resources to help owners keep an animal home.
The contentious divorce case between missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos and her estranged husband has helped to focus new attention on Connecticut’s family court system.
Do you know how bad Connecticut’s air quality is? According to the American Lung Association, all of our state’s counties receive a grade of “F” when it comes to the ozone.
TORRINGTON — Katherine Marchand-Beyer, the director of Camp MOE in Torrington, is planning to step away next month after more than 45 years with the Arc of Litchfield County, leaving behind an impact in the lives of scores of children.
The 2019 Litchfield County 4H held their annual fair at Goshen Fairgrounds on August 3 and 4. Awards were given for showmanship, obedience, and skills. Lots of animals were shown by proud youngsters. Robotics. art, sewing and other items were on display.
The governor’s office has had no formal discussions about opening a casino at Hartford’s XL Center with the arena’s owners or the state’s Native American tribes, a spokesman said Monday.
Even as action in the space of “plant-based meats” (and other meat alternatives) lurches through these early days to a far from certain equilibrium, we have already the certainty of opposing reaction to greet, and “meat” it. We learn that Arby’s, along perhaps with others, and presumably wit…
We had heard it before, this political optimism after a horrific mass shooting massacre: Sen. Richard Blumenthal or Sen. Chris Murphy recounts a hushed conversation with a Republican who privately concedes it’s time to get serious about gun control.
SHORELINE — Bren Smith is spreading the good word about kelp — its rich nutrition value, positive impact on the waters it grows in and unique taste.
TORRINGTON — Students will head to class at different times during the next school year in Torrington, as the district has announced changes to its schedule.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont announced investigations this week of incidents at both the Connecticut Port Authority and the Lottery, but an administration official confirmed Wednesday night that they’ll also be looking at other quasi-public agencies.